Posted by: darrylsdrivein | June 8, 2014

Stuff from D. June 8th.

Hi,

Thanks to Pete for the Raduim Car Show flyer, I always enjoyed that show when I lived in Calgary.

Show and Shine Flyer

ShowShine14 map Resized

On with the cool stuff:

A few pics from the Portland Swap Meets:
https://www.flickr.com/photos/nvr_dun/collections/72157643774675965/

A few pics from the Parksville Swap Meet:
https://www.flickr.com/photos/nvr_dun/sets/72157645207556313/

A few pics from the Abbotsford, Coastal Swap Meet:
https://www.flickr.com/photos/nvr_dun/sets/72157644956090981/

GT 40 story:
http://www.nytimes.com/2014/06/08/automobiles/collectibles/the-gt40-born-of-fords-feud.html?ref=collectibles

Camaro Z28 story:
http://www.nytimes.com/2014/06/15/automobiles/collectibles/where-the-z-28-legacy-began.html?ref=collectibles

Marti report creator:
http://www.nytimes.com/2014/06/15/automobiles/collectibles/have-you-shopped-for-a-70-ford-lately.html?ref=collectibles

Lost in the 50’s collector:
http://www.manspacemagazine.com.au/great-spaces/lost-50s

The General Lee new commercial for Auto Trader:
http://youtu.be/1XonxZvXEPE

Electric Mustang:
http://blog.hemmings.com/index.php/2014/06/11/amped-up-ponies-electric-mustang-converters-promise-750hp-in-classic-package/

Model T story:
http://driving.ca/ford/auto-news/news/every-part-on-this-vintage-1927-ford-model-t-tells-a-story

All about anodizing:

http://www.performancebiz.com/articles/street-performance/aluminum-anodizing

Cool Man Cave:

Airplanes, Crank it!!!!!

Video of Ron Pratte’s collection”

Flood damaged calgary car for sale caught by off duty officer:

http://www.calgaryherald.com/news/crime-and-justice/charged+after+duty+officer+spots+flood+ruined/9904496/story.html

Car club plaques site now found here:

http://carclubplaques.pairsite.com/

Some nasty crashes in Boston a long time ago:

http://bangshift.com/general-news/amazing-news-photos-of-early-car-wrecks-from-the-city-streets-of-boston-mangled-automotive-history/

Nice COE tanker:

http://bringatrailer.com/2014/05/30/no-reserve-running-1941-ford-coe-tanker/

Nice Buick:

http://www.oldcarsweekly.com/car-of-the-week/car-week-1969-buick-gs400

A few pics and comments on the show this weekend:

http://bigbolt101.wordpress.com/2014/06/01/a-few-shots-from-the-car-show/

A few pics from Rock and Roll for Little souls car show:

https://www.flickr.com/photos/nvr_dun/sets/72157644969305954/

A few pics from the Abbotsford Swap Meet:

https://www.flickr.com/photos/nvr_dun/sets/72157644956090981/

Classics rediscovered:

http://driving.ca/auto-news/news/collection-of-200-classic-cars-re-discovered-after-61-years

Bargain classics:

http://driving.ca/chevrolet/auto-news/news/six-classics-that-are-under-valued-and-under-the-radar

“It’s an acquired taste…” Cool video trailer:

http://vimeo.com/ondemand/hotrodrevuenorth

Mario Andreti Hudson video:
Teaser:

Full video:

Electric Drivetrain from Errington now in New York car:

http://www.timescolonist.com/business/new-york-horseless-coach-runs-on-electric-drive-from-tiny-errington-1.1072191

Electric truck from Steamwhistle Brewery(Thanks Michel):

http://www.steamwhistle.ca/retroelectro/index.php?e=7

check out all the other hot rods they have on their site:

http://www.steamwhistle.ca/ourbeer/steammachine.php

A touring car for Miles:

http://www.oldcarsweekly.com/car-of-the-week/car-week-1907-wolfe-touring

Mopar treasure trove:

http://www.moparmusclemagazine.com/featuredvehicles/b_body/1310_150_mopar_pasture_a_trove_grove/?sm_id=social_20140516_24070524

Some pricey cars at auction in Indy(Thanks Todd):

http://www.classicarnews.com/2014/05/16/mecum-spring-auction-indy/

Quiet intersection(Thanks Todd):

http://www.incrediblethings.com/cars-auto/meet-the-traffic-intersection-with-no-stop-lights/

Aluminum welding with Gas,:

http://theoldmotor.com/?p=117862

Chevelle build up:

http://bangshift.com/bangshiftapex/bangshiftapex-car-feature/introducing-project-whistling-death-a-1967-chevelle-from-the-skunkworks-at-hot-rod-chassis-and-cycle-that-should-be-feared/

Another Elcamino(Interesting front end….):

http://bangshift.com/general-news/car-features/1987-chevy-el-camino-sale-hemmings-com-holds-deep-dark-secret/

End of the high end die casts:

http://nyti.ms/1oyGvfN

Falcon-Knight:

http://lfpress.autonet.ca/2014/05/18/silent-running—the-1927-falcon-knight

Mustang article:

http://lfpress.autonet.ca/2014/04/27/time-machines—1966-mustang

Challenger article:

http://www.curbsideclassic.com/automotive-histories/automotive-history-oddity-1971-dodge-challenger-coupe-with-198-cubic-inch-slant-six/#more-117210

The Oldsmobile Hydromatic:

Falcon wagon article:

http://www.curbsideclassic.com/curbside-classics-american/road-trip-curbside-classic-1961-ford-falcon-sedan-delivery-delivering-lots-of-hipness/#more-116998

Cool video of a blacksmith making an axe,handle, and cover:

I’ve made some more updates to the Tool Rescue blog:

http://toolrescue.blogspot.ca/

Bricklin story:

http://driving.ca/auto-news/entertainment/born-in-new-brunswick-the-bricklin-sv-1-was-a-huge-failure

Corvette fix up:

http://driving.ca/chevrolet/corvette/auto-news/news/sports-car-joyride-turned-into-fix-up-project

Cool collection of videos:

http://hotrodrevue.co.nz/#/video-feed/

Bolero Camaro hmmmm:

http://www.hemmings.com/classifieds/carsforsale/chevrolet/camaro/1626214.html

Rusty Lincoln’s:

http://driving.ca/lincoln/auto-news/news/we-found-these-classic-lincolns-rotting-away-in-a-parking-lot

Chevy jumping:

http://driving.ca/chevrolet/auto-news/entertainment/chevy-promoted-its-new-cars-in-1956-by-jumping-and-crashing-them

Bullit tribute:

http://driving.ca/ford/mustang/auto-news/entertainment/silverstone-classic-pays-homage-to-steve-mcqueen

Revision doing a burnout:

Interesting pics of people and their cars:

http://maptia.com/ryanschude/stories/them-and-theirs

Shelby ouch…

http://www.motorbooks.com/blog/post.php?id=227

Had a great day at the Comox Swap meet, here are a few pics:

https://www.flickr.com/photos/nvr_dun/sets/72157644105922569/

Rotting classics:

http://driving.ca/bmw/auto-news/news/rare-classics-rotting-in-the-woods-on-purpose

Portland swap meet coverage in Hot Rod magazine:

http://www.streetrodderweb.com/events/1404_portland_swap_meet/

Sick Pontiac Tempest 4 banger (Watch the video):

http://bangshift.com/bangshift1320/fantastic-videos-a-1964-tempest-packing-a-turbocharged-vintage-pontiac-four-cylinder-shredding-tires-the-dyno-and-our-minds/

Steering wheel makeover:

http://www.manspacemagazine.com.au/inside-shed/finishing-touch

Drag Racing story, Thanks Todd!:

http://bangshift.com/bangshift1320/1965-film-hot-rod-story-drag-racing-officially-best-1960s-drag-movie-weve-seen/

Big Caddy garage, must of been a bummer to have to redo the concrete floor…..

http://www.eldorado-seville.com/picsandvideos/garages/biggarage/

His garage at the house:

http://www.eldorado-seville.com/picsandvideos/garages/mygarage/

My kind of garage:

http://www.manspacemagazine.com.au/great-spaces/fruits-his-labour

My car on roids…

http://bangshift.com/general-news/car-features/oh-canada-grant-reiersons-66-chevy-ii-post-car-turns-heads-corners/

Paper models turn into job(Watch the video):

http://www.speedville.com/engineering-student-lands-dream-job-building-impossibly-perfect-paper-formula-1-models/

BC built kit cars:

http://www.timscartalk.ca/yes-we-build-cars-in-british-columbia

http://intermeccanica.com/athird.net/

Interesting that they are using the car to sell condo’s………

http://www.cressey.com/meccanica/index.html

Rudy the Gull wing man has a new website:

http://www.rudiandcompany.com/

This is a cool poster:

http://editorial.designtaxi.com/news-carsfilm1911/big.jpg

See where they rust:

http://bringatrailer.com/2014/04/18/see-where-they-rust-1969-ford-mustang-fastback/

Nice garage tour “Kelowna Kustoms tour”:

https://www.flickr.com/photos/stacyzpix/sets/72157644027425763/

Cheers, Darryl.

Posted by: darrylsdrivein | March 15, 2014

Stuff from D. March. 15th, 2014

Project

That’s an interesting way to store your projects.

 

J.F. Launier wins the Ridler Award! Congrats to JF and his team!
http://www.streetrodderweb.com/events/1403_62nd_annual_meguiars_autorama_ridler_winner/

RIP Tom Medley:

His 40 Ford had a fire a few years back. Here is a link to the rebuild. (Thanks Todd.)

http://www.hotrodscustomstuff.com/latest-stuff/stroker-s-tom-medley-s-1940-rebuild-project.html

And a link to the story about the fire.

https://www.hotrodhotline.com/content/tom-medley-stroker-mcgurk-creator-loses-40-ford-garage-fire

I’ve started a vintage tool blog called “Tool Rescue”, check it out here:
http://toolrescue.blogspot.ca/

Cool Lego display at the Sidney Museum, pics here:
http://www.flickr.com/photos/nvr_dun/sets/72157641374904323/

The Northwest Cruise Calendar for 2014 is now online at (Thanks to all those involved for putting it together!):
http://members.shaw.ca/calgarycc/

Cool place to go shopping for vintage tools etc. in Calgary (Mantiques):
https://www.facebook.com/pages/Mantiques/242696049237275

Now that’s my kind of Goat Farmer!:
http://driving.ca/pontiac/auto-news/news/when-one-1965-pontiac-gto-just-isnt-enough/

Rods N’ Wheels, new show on Discovery:
http://www.discovery.com/tv-shows/rods-n-wheels/rods-n-wheels-videos/rods-n-wheels-sneak-peek.htm

Cool Garage:
http://www.speedville.com/champagne-hobby-shop-beer-barrel-budget/

Brake Line bending a flaring article:
http://www.rodandcustommagazine.com/techarticles/1405_brake_line_bending_and_flaring/

I want to go to school here:
http://driving.ca/auto-news/news/on-the-road-speedy-education/

St. Albert car show gets new venue:
http://www.stalbertleader.com/2014/02/26/13386/

Garage scene Pennsylvania Gold Mine(Thanks Todd!):
http://www.roddersjournal.com/portfolio-item/garage-scene-pennsylvania-gold-mine/

Gas pump find:
http://vimeo.com/84075417

Tim Allen’s Camaro COPO clone:
http://driving.ca/chevrolet/camaro/auto-news/entertainment/tim-allens-classic-camaro-stars-in-latest-jay-lenos-garage/

Van Isle Drags vintage footage:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6iq6zykCy6A

Camaro Z28 Enduro:
http://www.carguychronicles.com/2014/01/camaro-z28r-daytona-enduro-debut.html

1952 MG article:
http://www.nytimes.com/2014/02/02/automobiles/collectibles/a-hand-me-down-with-a-history.html?ref=collectibles

1958 Ford Custom article:
http://www.oldcarsweekly.com/car-of-the-week/car-week-1958-ford-custom-300

Garage Stable:
http://www.nytimes.com/2014/02/23/automobiles/collectibles/a-stable-full-of-thoroughbreds.html?ref=collectibles&_r=0

Oakland Racer:
http://youtu.be/a0Q9KVC6wjA

1964 Chevrolet Corvair Rampside Pickup:
http://www.oldcarsweekly.com/car-of-the-week/car-week-1964-chevrolet-rampside-pickup

The King on Leading:
http://driving.ca/auto-news/news/tracking-down-the-last-of-the-original-lead-slingers/

1913 Chevrolet article:
http://www.oldcarsweekly.com/car-of-the-week/car-week-1913-chevrolet-classic-six

1960 Lincoln Continental article:
http://www.nytimes.com/2014/03/02/automobiles/collectibles/ugly-its-a-crowd-pleaser-now.html?ref=collectibles&_r=0

Magnetic Monza:
http://autos.winnipegfreepress.com/news-article/classic-cruising/Magnetic-Monza/id-7134/

1937 Ford article (Cool rescue of a owners old car):
http://driving.ca/ford/auto-news/news/a-bumper-trip-down-memory-lane/

Cheers, Darryl.

Posted by: darrylsdrivein | January 12, 2014

Stuff from D. Jan. 12, 2014

Hi,

Pontiac

Nice Pontiac more door.

Moisture is in the air on the Island but were still cruising:
http://www.flickr.com/photos/nvr_dun/sets/72157639292018464/

Cars of the Big Screen at Heritage Park in Calgary:
https://www.heritagepark.ca/plan-your-visit/event-calendar/cars-of-the-big-small-screen.html

Where Billy Joel hangs out to work on his bikes:
http://www.20thcenturycycles.com/

Blast it, Do it yourself sandblasting in Victoria, BC.:
http://www.blastityourself.ca/

Cool car museum “Pioneer Auto Show”:
http://www.pioneerautoshow.com/

Slinging mud song:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JnSEQx9wkvE&feature=share&list=PLJYUbl6UTZ3PcncTpvQ4PJhCPoAK0OsvE

Lets go mudding:
http://vimeo.com/42189495

Salt Flats video:
http://vimeo.com/28120657

Buick Rebuild:
http://carlscustomcars.com/reality-rides-series/

Carl’s Custom Cars:
http://carlscustomcars.com/

Camaro Z28 back on:
http://www.latimes.com/business/autos/la-fi-hy-autos-chevy-chevrolet-camaro-z28-price-20140103,0,6219793.story#axzz2pPDXsrxN

59 Impala find:
http://vimeo.com/82424910

1965 Chevrolet Chevelle 300:
http://www.oldcarsweekly.com/car-of-the-week/car-week-1965-chevrolet-chevelle-300

Automotive artist Wayne Stadler:
http://www.cartoonsrwayne.com/Home.html

Cool online magazine “Hot Rodder Journal”:
http://www.hotrodderjournal.com/pages/main.htm

Amx article:
http://autos.winnipegfreepress.com/news-article/classic-cruising/Amazing-AMX/id-6764/

Old License Plates article:
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/12/15/automobiles/collectibles/match-game-finding-the-perfect-plates-for-a-vintage-car.html?ref=collectibles

New Camaro with Vinyl top:
http://www.thehogring.com/2013/12/16/2013-chevrolet-camaro-rocks-the-vinyl-top/

Mercury Montclair:
http://www.oldparkedcars.com/2013/12/1956-mercury-montclair-sedan-san.html

Hot Rod Hill Climb:
http://vimeo.com/76633759

Hot Rod Hunt:
http://www.hotrodhunt.com/

R and R Chevy Frames:
http://vimeo.com/32691584

E-Type Jaguar gets restored:
http://driving.ca/jaguar/auto-news/news/148691/

Welding website:
https://www.weld.com/

Reality Rides show:
http://www.greenehdtv.com/programs/Reality%20Rides/RR.html

I finally checked out Road Kill on Youtube:
Mercury Road Trip:
http://youtu.be/4QVETb9DS34

Chevy gasser build with parts pit stop at cool place:
http://youtu.be/lATwQ7wkhTs

68 Charger rebuild with Motor Home parts:
http://youtu.be/0JXDcJQqZrA

Now that guy can Drum:
http://vimeo.com/82605091

Looks it would be a good flick:
http://vimeo.com/63997026
Some more cool stuff:
http://vimeo.com/channels/hotrodrevue/31712028
http://www.youtube.com/user/HotRodRevueNZ

The “Globe Foundry” on the mainland is now closed. Apparently lower mainland car clubs were scrambling to get
their car club plaque masters before the doors closed…..

Car Club plaques maker in Victoria still in business:
http://www.achinbackfoundry.com/pic11.html

Garage overhaul for Guy Part 1:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mAKd5PwHX3U

Garage overhaul for Guy Part 2:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eqo1wj3TsmM

Hagerty magazine available online at:
http://www.hagerty.ca/articles-videos/Magazine/Archive

Thanks to Murray, for this link to Old Gas station pics:
http://hipspics.freewebspace.com/gas/gas.html

Thanks to Todd, for this link(Cool drag pics, etc):
http://www.georgeklass.net/index.html

Seems like Courtney Force has come up with a new method for reloading the dragster parachute…
(Spotted on the newstand at Superstore):
http://espn.go.com/espn/photos/gallery/_/id/9428872/image/3/courtney-force-2013-body-issue-bodies-want-espn-magazine

1960 Chevy video song:
http://blog.hemmings.com/index.php/2013/12/18/the-windshield-is-your-airbag-so-just-dont-hit-a-tree/

Video from Moon Eyes Party.
http://youtu.be/NnPWlTbAvS4

Old Drag racing footage:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Nzkr4F_4Xlo

Hot Rod Films:
http://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLFD3075A14022A764

Interesting Mercury:
Mercury Montclair:
http://www.oldparkedcars.com/2013/12/1956-mercury-montclair-sedan-san.html

This guy is nuts:
http://vimeo.com/80317575

Drain your compressor:
http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/ottawa/quebec-man-dies-after-losing-leg-in-weekend-explosion-1.2457103

Barn Fine Classics:
http://www.barnfineclassics.com/

Ford ads:
http://www.flickr.com/photos/ifhp97/sets/72157623580665763/
http://www.flickr.com/photos/ifhp97/sets/

What’s in the Barn(Motorbike show):
http://velocity.discovery.com/tv-shows/whats-in-the-barn

Posted by: darrylsdrivein | October 14, 2013

Stuff from D. Oct. 14th

Hi,

Looks like fall is arriving………… Cheers, Darryl.

Rocke's Car

My friend Rocke in Calgary has his car on the road. Congrats Rocke!

Monroe October Swap Meet pics:
http://www.flickr.com/photos/nvr_dun/sets/72157636512126636/

A few pics from my trip to the Mainland:
http://www.flickr.com/photos/nvr_dun/sets/72157636234497793/

Halloween Spirit Store pics:
http://www.flickr.com/photos/nvr_dun/sets/72157635545184546/

Comox Air show pics:
http://www.flickr.com/photos/nvr_dun/sets/72157635504827871/

Torque Masters Car show 2013 pics:
http://www.flickr.com/photos/nvr_dun/sets/72157635282431106/

Langford Car Show 2013 pics:
http://www.flickr.com/photos/nvr_dun/sets/72157635196550036/

Langley Car Show pics:
http://www.flickr.com/photos/nvr_dun/sets/72157635636788625/

Langley Car Show article:
http://www.langleytimes.com/news/223052091.html
Thanks from organizers article:
http://www.langleytimes.com/opinion/letters/223505391.html

1968 – 1972 Buick Gran Sport article:
http://www.automobilemag.com/features/collectible_classic/1308_collectible_classic_1968_1972_buick_gran_sport/

1966 Acadian Canso:
http://lfpress.autonet.ca/2013/08/25/time-machines—1966-acadian-canso

Car of the week 1934 Ford Hot Rod:
http://www.oldcarsweekly.com/car-of-the-week/car-week-1934-ford-hot-rod

Old Ford Video:
http://vimeo.com/20017992

Slant six meet:
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/10/13/automobiles/collectibles/they-like-the-cars-but-love-the-engines.html?ref=collectibles&_r=0

Lambrecht Auction summary:
http://wheels.blogs.nytimes.com/2013/09/30/big-bids-and-bigger-crowds-at-long-awaited-lambrecht-auction/?ref=collectibles

Posted by: darrylsdrivein | August 11, 2013

Stuff from D. Aug. 11th, 2013.

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Hope your cruising everyday now, Al. RIP.

The Torque Masters car show is coming up soon,
August 25th in downtown Sidney. Details here:
http://torquemasters.ca/

Cool site “Tims Car Talk”, Local Vancouver Island stuff!:
http://www.timscartalk.ca/

Had a great time at Deuce Day’s in Victoria B.C. (Thanks to Al C. and all the volunteers for putting on a great show!!):
http://www.flickr.com/photos/nvr_dun/sets/72157634734046509/

Duesenberg article:
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/08/11/automobiles/collectibles/the-american-standard-setter.html?ref=collectibles&_r=0

Some cool pics here “STIFFSPEED”:
http://stiffspeed.tumblr.com/

Looking for a book about Route 66 (Here you go):
http://route66guys.com/

1970 Plymouth Hemi Cuda:
http://www.oldcarsweekly.com/car-of-the-week/car-of-the-week-1970-plymouth-hemi-cuda

Porche article:
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/05/26/automobiles/collectibles/timeless-but-not-frozen-in-time.html?ref=collectibles&_r=0

Blackie Green tribute:
http://www.driving.ca/cars/Sockeye+Show+tribute+legend+Blackie+Green/8493910/story.html

Sunday drivers for Ryan Newman:
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/06/09/automobiles/collectibles/driven-on-sundays-but-never-in-competition.html?ref=collectibles

Driveshaft info:
http://autos.winnipegfreepress.com/news-article/classic-cruising/Driveshaft-key-to-restorations-moving-along/id-6233/

Honda 600 article:
http://www.automobilemag.com/features/collectible_classic/1306_collectible_classic_1970_1072_honda_600/

Car collection in Jeopardy:
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/06/20/business/detroits-finances-cast-a-shadow-over-a-prized-car-collection.html?ref=collectibles&_r=0

Cool Motor bike shop:
http://vimeo.com/67737654

Sox and Martin story:
http://www.motorcities.org/Story/Remembering+the+Racing+Team+of+Sox++Martin+br+By+Robert+Tate-309.html

Car of the week “1952 Chevrolet pickup”:
http://www.oldcarsweekly.com/car-of-the-week/car-of-the-week-1952-chevrolet-3100-pickup

Car of the week “1929 Hudson Model R Roadster”:
http://www.oldcarsweekly.com/car-of-the-week/car-of-the-week-1929-hudson-model-r-roadster

Car of the week “1970 Bronco”:
http://www.oldcarsweekly.com/car-of-the-week/car-of-the-week-1970-ford-bronco-sport

Petersen Museum selling of part of the collection:
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/07/28/automobiles/collectibles/a-furor-over-sales-by-the-petersen-museum.html?ref=collectibles&_r=0

Cool Flathead drawings:
http://www.vanpeltsales.com/FH_web/flathead_drawings_engines.htm

Cool Race shop:
http://www.egarage.com/videos/an-old-fashioned-story-jl-fabricating/

Cool VW van surfer’s:
http://www.egarage.com/videos/call-your-cunados/

Posted by: darrylsdrivein | May 6, 2013

Stuff from D. May 6th, 2013

Hi,

Summer is now in full swing! Finally made it back to the Portland swap meet. My feet are still tired…….

Pics from my Portland Swap Meet trip:
http://www.flickr.com/photos/nvr_dun/sets/72157633241756244/

Nice tow vehicle

Nice tow vehicle

Back to the Fifties video:
http://youtu.be/GDEn3i6g3qo

Fitting Fenders:
http://www.oldcarsweekly.com/restoration/fitting-fenders-saved-by-shims

Bruce S car song:
http://bangshift.com/blog/bangshift-daily-tune-up-racing-in-the-streets-bruce-springsteen-1978.html

1966 Dodge Charger article:
http://www.oldcarsweekly.com/car-of-the-week/car-of-the-week-1966-dodge-charger

Brazil car culture:
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/03/31/world/americas/lowrider-culture-spreads-to-brazil-and-beyond.html

Cool Motorhomes:
http://www.driving.ca/cars/Mothership+motorhomes+hand+crafted+retro+beauty/8199894/story.html

Strait Axle Willys movie:
http://bangshift.com/blog/saturday-movie-day-the-straight-axle-willys-and-stealing-a-hemi-in-the-film-hot-rod-1979.html

Corvette Restoration:
http://www.driving.ca/calgary/Couple+lovingly+restores+used+first+date/8212734/story.html

Tucker collector passes on:
http://blog.hemmings.com/index.php/2013/04/10/tucker-collector-david-cammack-dies/

Central Texas Tools video (Old school):
http://youtu.be/BckZ4i1BzF0

Save those old Speedometer dashes:
http://www.speedometerart.com/

Tricks to make your door assembly easier:
http://www.oldcarsweekly.com/restoration/tips-and-trick-to-make-your-next-door-assembly-easier

1966 Cadillac Fleetwood:
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/04/14/automobiles/collectibles/bequest-to-the-boy-next-door.html?ref=collectibles

Tom Fritz art gets stamp of approval:
http://www.pacificsandiego.com/2013/03/25/stamp-of-approval/

Restoration Organization:
http://www.gunnersgreatgarage.com/2013/04/16/restoration-organization/

Vintage Race Car magazine:
http://vintageracecar.com/pages/home.cgi

RPM magazine (Extreme Horsepower) online at:
http://rpm-mag.com/rpm-e-mag/

Studebaker Avanti article
http://www.oldcarsweekly.com/car-of-the-week/car-of-the-week-1963-studebaker-avanti-r2

1971 AMC Javelin article:
http://www.oldcarsweekly.com/car-of-the-week/car-of-the-week-1971-amc-javelin-amx

1966 Dodge Charger article:
http://www.oldcarsweekly.com/car-of-the-week/car-of-the-week-1966-dodge-charger

1976 Firebird Esprit article:
http://www.oldcarsweekly.com/car-of-the-week/car-of-the-week-1976-firebird-esprit

1941 Cadillac Convertible article:
http://www.oldcarsweekly.com/car-of-the-week/car-of-the-week-1941-cadillac-convertible-sedan

Dodge Dart Pioneer Wagon:
http://www.driving.ca/cars/Restored+Partridge+family+heirloom+heading+Route/8300270/story.html

Cord article:
http://www.automobilemag.com/features/collectible_classic/1305_collectible_classic_1936_1937_cord_810_812/

Packard out of long term storage in old fuel tank:
http://www.autoweek.com/article/20130503/CARNEWS01/130509962

Posted by: darrylsdrivein | March 22, 2013

Stuff from D. March 22, 2013

Hi,

Still miss seeing Bob drive this out of the parking lot at the DQ in Calgary.

Still miss seeing Bob drive this out of the parking lot at the DQ in Calgary. He was a great guy!

Spring is here. Time to get out and drive or get your project going forward.

I’ve added some links to the top section of the blog. Check them out……

I built up a web site for the BC Extrication Society,
Check it out here: http://bcextricationsociety.blogspot.ca/

The Torquemasters Monday coffee night is picking up speed,
average attendance is now around 12!

The Torquemasters Car Club has a new website(Thanks Don!),
check it out here: http://torquemasters.ca/

Went to Toy Traders the last time I was in Langley,
cool place!
http://www.flickr.com/photos/nvr_dun/sets/72157632899078855/

Went to a neat hobby show in the West Shore:
http://www.flickr.com/photos/nvr_dun/sets/72157632798890427/

Some new pics from the Island here:
http://www.flickr.com/photos/nvr_dun/sets/72157632839414865/

Sue from Fast-n-loud gives a tour of her shop(She is cool!):
http://www.thehogring.com/2013/03/07/sue-from-fast-n-loud-gives-a-tour-of-her-shop/

Ultimate Man cave:
http://tryingtobalancethemadness.wordpress.com/2012/08/23/the-ultimate-man-cave/

I’d like to go shopping at this cave:
http://www.hovermotorco.com/2013/02/own-piece-of-kansas-citys-automotive.html

Cool Hangar Home:
http://youtu.be/0PFLZzAXVek

Lethbridge Swap meet review: (Thanks Dave):
http://www.curbsideclassic.com/blog/car-show-classic/swap-meet-classics-a-mixed-bag-with-some-canadianna/

Swedish Rat Rods etc: (Turn the sound up!)
http://www.youtube.com/embed/owvxPNNUQkM?feature=player_embedded

Yup, Wagons are cool:
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/01/06/automobiles/collectibles/a-drive-in-the-suburbs-feels-like-a-60s-vacation.html?ref=collectibles&_r=0

Retired photographer still cruising:
http://www.driving.ca/cars/Retired+photographer+still+tooling+around/7775784/story.html

1965 Pontiac:
http://www.oldcarsweekly.com/car-of-the-week/car-of-the-week-1965-pontiac-22

Classic Car Adventures:
http://www.classiccaradventures.com/

Rear Engined Corvette:
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/01/13/automobiles/collectibles/the-rear-engine-corvette-that-was-never-to-be.html?ref=collectibles&_r=0

Belgian Car graveyard:
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2256470/Haunting-pictures-Belgian-car-graveyard-US-soldiers-hid-beautiful-vintage-motors-WWII.html

Bruce Meyer’s garage tour:
http://youtu.be/e-jCOrFn0_g

1963 Corvette article:
http://www.theglobeandmail.com/globe-drive/car-life/classic-cars/corvette-stingray-a-legend-since-1963/article7671273/

1937 Ford article:
http://www.driving.ca/cars/Bill+Ford+hotrod+project+almost+miracle/7901593/story.html

Studebaker Lark Wagonaire:
http://www.automobilemag.com/features/collectible_classic/1303_collectible_classic_1963_1966_studebaker_lark_wagonaire/

California Sundays Lowrider pics:
http://californiasundays.tumblr.com/

Cool car stamps:
http://www.oldcarsweekly.com/collector-cars/muscle-cars/letter-perfect-new-stamps-flex-their-muscle

Cadillac restorer:
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/02/17/automobiles/collectibles/in-age-of-specialists-one-focused-on-cadillacs.html?ref=collectibles&_r=0

1973 Charger restoration:
http://autos.winnipegfreepress.com/news-article/classic-cruising/Big-Block-Beauty/id-5814/

Going tow to tow:
http://www.driving.ca/cars/Going+with+Canada+best+looking/8002534/story.html

Aldergrove enthusiast reved up:
http://www.driving.ca/cars/rods+race+cars+keep+Aldergrove+enthusiast+revved/7971427/story.html

Rolls-Royce “Look like a high roller”:
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/03/03/automobiles/collectibles/looking-like-a-high-roller.html?ref=collectibles&_r=0

1959 Edsel ragtop:
http://www.automobilemag.com/features/collectible_classic/1302_collectible_classic_1959_edsel_corsair/

1965 Corvair:
http://www.oldcarsweekly.com/car-of-the-week/car-of-the-week-1965-chevrolet-corvair-500

Tool time in Willy’s garage:
http://autos.winnipegfreepress.com/news-article/willys-garage/Tool-time/id-5904/

Headlight upgrades for old cars:
http://autos.winnipegfreepress.com/news-article/classic-cruising/Beam-it-up/id-5889/

The Hot Rod twins:
http://www.driving.ca/cars/Fans+double+take+rods+their+creators/8105399/story.html

Cheers, Darryl.

Posted by: darrylsdrivein | December 31, 2012

Stuff from D. Dec. 31st, 2012.

Hope you are ready for 2013!

Nice 56 spotted at Princess Auto.

Nice 56 spotted at Princess Auto.

Barrett Jackson not coming back to California in 2013:
http://www.ocregister.com/articles/neri-381909-barrett-jackson.html

Garage Shots Magazine:(Based in Edmonton)
Lots of great photography, you can read the issues online! or pick them up at your local magazine shelf:
http://www.garageshotsmagazine.com/

Car of the week 1939 Lincoln Zephyr:
http://www.oldcarsweekly.com/car-of-the-week/car-of-the-week-1939-lincoln-zephyr

1962 AMC Rambler:
http://www.motorcities.org/Story/Remembering+the+1962+AMC+Rambler+br+By+Robert+Tate-278.html

56 chevy article:
http://www.exploringthenorth.com/kemp/56chevy/protouring.html

1955 “Fast and Furious” Movie:
http://www.curbsideclassic.com/blog/cc-cinema-the-fast-and-the-furious-review-and-the-whole-movie-right-here/#more-51539

Bad Day at the Car Show (Thanks Paul):
https://www.youtube.com/v/IQfZY5rvXX0&rel=0&hl=en_US&feature=player_embedded&version=3

Hemming’s TV:
http://blog.hemmings.com/index.php/category/hemmings-publications/hemmings-tv/

The Hog Ring (Auto Upholstery Blog):
http://www.thehogring.com/

VOYAGER The 1969 Alfa Romeo 1300 TI :
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/11/18/automobiles/collectibles/it-followed-me-home-can-i-keep-it.html?ref=collectibles&_r=0

1956 Austin on Steroids:
http://autos.winnipegfreepress.com/news-article/classic-cruising/Powered-up-and-ready-to-show/id-5474/

Corvairamino:
http://www.curbsideclassic.com/blog/cohort-sighting-corvairamino/

Barn Fine Classics(Mt. Vernon Classic cars for sale):
http://www.barnfineclassics.com/

Knot Rods(Wooden Hot Rods):
http://www.knotrods.com/

Citroen 2CV article:
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/12/02/automobiles/collectibles/devoted-to-cars-that-haul-a-bit-of-french-charm.html?ref=collectibles&_r=0

Ralph Monhay gets his old racer back:
http://www.vancouversun.com/cars/gets+lease+life/7633757/story.html

59 Sunliner:
http://www.driving.ca/cars/Restored+Ford+Sunliner+celebrates+auto+artist+life/7452219/story.html

1953 Packard Cavalier Parallel parker:
http://www.oldcarsweekly.com/car-of-the-week/car-of-the-week-self-parking-1953-packard-cavalier

Stefans Sketch Blog:
http://stefanssketchblog.blogspot.ca/

Texas Car Wars:
http://dsc.discovery.com/tv-shows/texas-car-wars

Counting Cars:
http://www.history.com/shows/counting-cars

Chasing Classic Cars(Check out the clips from the show):
http://velocity.discovery.com/videos/chasing-classic-cars/

Here is a link to the company profiled in Chasing Classic cars show:
http://www.f40.com/index.php

Classic car rescue Jaguar build:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GtEHgOi-txk

Chop Shop London:
http://www.youtube.com/user/Gorbsta/videos?flow=grid&view=0

Holiday Errands in a Gull Wing:
http://www.petrolicious.com/articles/holiday-errands

Camaro Car commercials:
http://bangshift.com/blog/video-a-history-of-camaro-tv-commercials.html

Vehicle identity theft on the rise:
http://www.calgaryherald.com/news/calgary/Calgary+police+warn+rising+problem+vehicle+identity+theft/7723353/story.html

North Island Cruisers:
http://www.nicruisers.ca/

Red Green Toilet powered Camaro:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=G7nRRykiOGc

You see, Math can be fun:
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2242347/Bugatti-Veyron-supercar-emblazoned-sums-make-race.html

Snow day in Boston 1940:
http://blog.hemmings.com/index.php/2012/12/21/snowpocalypse-in-boston-1940/

Primarily Petrolina (Gas station and Auto Service Collectibles):
http://www.oldgas.com/

The race that changed everything(Henry Ford):
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=POXqGsgAtaY&feature=player_embedded

Wilkinson’s Automobilia (I used to go there when I lived on the mainland):
http://www.driving.ca/cars/Wilkinson+Automobilia+caters+nostalgic+autophiles/7668477/story.html

Son restores Mustang as a gift for Father:
http://www.driving.ca/cars/restores+Mustang+gift/7727889/story.html

1961 to 1963 Lincoln Continental:
http://www.automobilemag.com/features/collectible_classic/1212_collectible_classic_1961_1963_lincoln_continental/

Car Art “David Snyder” How its made(Car Art is cool!):
http://www.hotrod.com/muscle_car_review/mscp_1204_how_muscle_car_art_is_made/

1966 Buick Convertible quick fix:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kAFoX3jfvzY

Cheers, D.

Posted by: darrylsdrivein | November 2, 2012

Stuff from D. Nov. 2nd, 2012.

Hi,

My favorite Fury. I want a ride next time I’m in town, Larry…

Crack open your favorite beverage and enjoy.

Monroe Swap Meet pics link (A great day looking for rusty bits):
http://www.flickr.com/photos/nvr_dun/sets/72157631717824051/

Pics of the Auto Extrication Course day in Metchosin:
http://www.flickr.com/photos/nvr_dun/sets/72157631608954315/

Sad story about Glen Woodcock’s Manic:
http://lfpress.autonet.ca/auto-news/automotive-industry-news/2012/10/28/the-sad-story-of-the-lost-manic/

Slick Fish Barracuda:
http://autos.winnipegfreepress.com/news-article/classic-cruising/Slick-fish/id-5354/

Details about the 2012 Corvette Motor:
http://www.thepassinglane.ca/2012/10/first-details-2014-chevrolet-corvette.html

Restoration shop “Panelcraft”:
http://www.hotrodandrestoration.com/rod-shops/restorer-profile-restoring-vintage-cars-by-hand-at-panelcraft-llc/

Panel Craft:
http://www.panel-craft.com/

Inside Chrysler “The 1960 cars”:
http://www.allpar.com/history/inside/plymouth-8a.html

Chysler’s move to unibody:
http://www.allpar.com/fix/body/unit-body.html

Ford selling 1940 bodies:
http://www.autoweek.com/article/20121026/VIDEONEWS/121029884

1940 Ford bodies article:
http://www.autoweek.com/article/20121026/SEMA/121029893

The Street peep blog:
http://www.thestreetpeep.com/

Bridgetown blog cars:
http://bridgetownblog.wordpress.com/tag/cars/

Old parked cars Newbraska:
http://www.oldparkedcarsne.com/2011/11/1979-chevrolet-el-camino.html

Car spotters Santa Monica:
http://carspotters.org/wordpress/

2012 Drag Week(Thanks Cam):
http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=2eJWSxNzMD4

Craig Jackson’s Garage Tour(Thanks Pete):
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_M0-xrF2kpA

Ramcharger article
http://www.automobilemag.com/features/collectible_classic/1210_collectible_classic_1974_1980_dodge_ramcharger/

1969 Camaro Z28 article:
http://www.oldcarsweekly.com/car-of-the-week/car-of-the-week-1969-chevrolet-camaro-z28

Buick Riveria:
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/10/07/automobiles/collectibles/the-buick-riviera-is-still-fashionable-at-50.html?ref=collectibles

1937 Nash:
http://autos.winnipegfreepress.com/news-article/classic-cruising/Coupe-du-jour/id-5268/

1965 Pontiac GTO:
http://www.motorcities.org/Story/Remembering+the+1965+Pontiac+GTO+br+By+Robert+Tate-274.html

1948 Chysler Town and Country:
http://www.oldcarsweekly.com/car-of-the-week/car-of-the-week-1948-chrysler-town-and-country-convertible

Preserving Classics, Wrinkles and All:
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/10/07/automobiles/collectibles/preserving-classics-wrinkles-and-all.html?_r=1&ref=collectibles

Citroen 2CV restorations:
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2215584/How-Citroen-2CV-wrecks-restored-Britain–sold-France-nice-little-earner.html

Sectioning a Chevy:
http://www.rodandcustommagazine.com/techarticles/1212rc_slimming_a_chevy_by_sectioning_part_ii_the_chevys_target_weight_is_met/

Welding table article:
http://www.streetrodderweb.com/tech/1211sr_tips_for_building_a_welding_table/

Five steps to protect your car:
http://www.carcraft.com/howto/ccrp_1212_meguiars_five_steps_to_clean_and_protect_your_car/

Henderson KJ Motorbike:
http://www.theglobeandmail.com/globe-drive/car-life/classic-cars/henderson-kj-the-dirty-thirties-superbike/article4617975/

1969 Blazer article:
http://www.motorcities.org/Story/The+1969+Chevrolet+Blazer+br+By+Robert+Tate-277.html

An Artist’s Truck 1972 Dodge Pickup:
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/11/04/automobiles/collectibles/an-artists-truck-thats-no-more-than-it-needs-be.html?ref=collectibles&_r=0

1957 GMC School Bus:
http://autos.winnipegfreepress.com/news-article/classic-cruising/Too-cool-for-school/id-5393/

Cheers, D.

Posted by: darrylsdrivein | September 21, 2012

Stuff from D. Sept. 21, 2012

Hi,

Here you go. Enjoy.

Eye Catcher….


Torque Masters Auto Extravaganza show and shine pics link:
http://www.flickr.com/photos/nvr_dun/sets/72157631264880674/

Thunder in the Valley pics (Man that was a fun day!):
http://www.flickr.com/photos/nvr_dun/sets/72157631593044269/

Found some pics in the archives!

Rockin N Red Deer 2006:
http://www.flickr.com/photos/nvr_dun/sets/72157630996412132/

Rockin N Red Deer 2009:
http://www.flickr.com/photos/nvr_dun/sets/72157631091390030/

Trans Canada 10 week car run:
http://www2.macleans.ca/2012/06/04/trans-canada-highway-10-weeks-8000-kilometres-1-driver/

VI Performance (Vancouver Island’s Custom Culture Connection):
http://www.viperformance.ca/

Wednesday car parts in the Man Cave (I like the idea!):
http://www.examiner.com/article/buy-car-parts-collectibles-and-more-at-dale-wilch-s-man-cave-wednesday-nights

1959 Mopars:
http://www.allpar.com/history/inside/plymouth-7a.html

200 Mph Daytona:
http://www.allpar.com/racing/200-mph-Daytona.html

Two comets:
http://autos.winnipegfreepress.com/news-article/classic-cruising/A-tale-of-two-Comets/id-5002/

Hook your IPOD to an AM radio with this:
http://rediscoveradio.com/

1953 Glasspar G2:
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/08/12/automobiles/collectibles/a-racecars-brilliant-debut-becomes-a-case-of-lost-and-found.html?_r=1&ref=collectibles

Dodge vans/trucks article:
http://www.motorcities.org/Story/1964+Dodge+Compact+Trucks+br+By+Robert+Tate-267.html

Cool site for Hot Rod info:
http://www.hotrodandrestoration.com/

Restoration tips from Old Cars Weekly:
http://www.oldcarsweekly.com/restoration/restoration-tips

Floor pan replacement article:
http://www.oldcarsweekly.com/restoration/tip-top-floor-pans

Sunbeam V8:
http://autos.winnipegfreepress.com/news-article/classic-cruising/This-cat-has-claws/id-5092/

Cool Checker Aerobus:
http://www.curbsideclassic.com/curbside-classics-american/lodgeside-classic-checker-aerobus-twelve-passengers-eight-doors-four-on-the-floor/

1957 Mopars:
http://www.allpar.com/history/inside/plymouth-5.html

1963 Chevy II (I like it!):
http://www.oldparkedcars.com/2012/08/1963-chevrolet-chevy-nova-ss-hardtop.html

Overhaulin is back:
http://blogs.hotrod.com/overhaulin-is-back-32081.html

Canadian only cars:
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/09/02/automobiles/collectibles/canadian-cousins-with-fleur-de-lis-and-mixed-genes.html?_r=1&ref=collectibles

Built from Ebay builds(Thanks Michel!):
http://www.builtfromebay.com/

Mustang Road Trip blog:
http://mysweetchariot.wordpress.com/

Chevy Body tips and tricks:
http://www.chevyhiperformance.com/tech/paint_body/bodywork/1210chp_chevrolet_body_tips_and_tricks/

Floor pan replacement article:
http://www.popularhotrodding.com/tech/1210phr_driver_side_floorpan_replacement/

A woman’s love for cars:
http://www.nelsonstar.com/news/168271056.html

Kaiser Darrin article:
http://www.automobilemag.com/features/collectible_classic/1209_collectible_classic_1954_kaiser_darrin/

Ride Tech 69 Camaro:
http://www.ridetech.com/69camaro/

1966 GTO ragtop:
http://autos.winnipegfreepress.com/news-article/classic-cruising/Muscle-magic/id-5186/

1956 Mercury Truck:
http://autos.winnipegfreepress.com/news-article/classic-cruising/Mercury-makeover/id-5162/

1968 Pontiac GTO article:
http://www.oldcarsweekly.com/car-of-the-week/car-of-the-week-1968-pontiac-gto

1964 Plymouth Fury ragtop:
http://www.oldcarsweekly.com/car-of-the-week/car-of-the-week-1964-plymouth-fury-convertible

 

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