Calgary World of Wheels Feb. 22nd – 24th, 2019

The Calgary World of Wheels is

coming up soon!

Friday – Sunday

Feb. 22nd – 24th, 2019

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The Wild Thing, spotted at the show last year.

All the details for the show can be found here:

https://autorama.com/attend/calgary/

Discount tickets available at Auto Value Auto Parts.

Go here to check out pics from previous years

World of Wheels I have attended here:

https://www.flickr.com/photos/nvr_dun/collections/72157694752129895/

Hope to see you there!

 

 

 

Stuff from D. February 4th, 2019

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While in Powell River, I found out about the breakwater made out of ships:
http://www.concreteships.org/ships/powellriver/
https://powellriver.info/Tourism-Powell-River/images/brochures/The_Hulks_Brochure.pdf

https://www.prpeak.com/community/breakwater-ship-in-powell-river-to-become-underwater-reef-1.23343343

I see the guest appearance people for the Calgary World of Wheels are now announced.
WWE Rey Mysterio, Dennis Gage (My Classic Car), Catherine Bach (Daisy Duke):
https://autorama.com/attend/calgary/#features

The Canadian Classic Chevelles & Beaumonts club has posted a copy of the Yesterday’s Chevelle & El Camino club’s newsletter here:
https://cdnclassicchevellesbeaumonts.files.wordpress.com/2019/01/february_2019.pdf

Did you know you can read Hemmings Classic Car magazine back issue sections on line:
https://www.hemmings.com/magazine/hcc/

Island car collector Ted Forbes featured in this article:
https://www.goldstreamgazette.com/life/in-love-with-classic-cars/

Lower Mainland shop takes award at GNRS for 54 Studebaker:
https://driving.ca/studebaker/auto-news/news/collector-classics-1954-studebaker-champion

1976 Mercury Cougar story:
https://www.peninsulanewsreview.com/life/cat-on-the-prowl-1976-mercury-cougar-xr-7-turns-heads/

1961 Jaguar Roadster story:
https://www.peninsulanewsreview.com/life/1961-jaguar-roadster-is-classic-car-heaven/

1975 Ford Pickup still going strong for original owner:
https://driving.ca/ford/auto-news/news/on-the-road-in-duncan-he-trusts

A perfect day at the GNRS:
https://www.hemmings.com/blog/2019/01/31/one-perfect-day-the-grand-national-roadster-show/

GNRS pics (Thanks, Gerry):
https://www.flickr.com/photos/vegaslugnut/sets/72157706399723784

GNRS outdoor pics (Thanks, Gerry):
https://photos.app.goo.gl/wj8ZgmPWrMRj8Rjz5

Barrett Jackson 2019 pics (Thanks, Gerry):
https://www.flickr.com/photos/fritz-s-auto-repair/sets/72157675982877017

Sport Van Brochure for Michel and Doug M.:
http://prova275.tumblr.com/tagged/van

A caprice gets bought at the Mecum Kissimmee auction, the story here:
https://www.oldcarsweekly.com/blogs/under-the-hood/we-won-a-caprice-at-mecum-kissimmee-heres-what-we-paid

An update from Bring a Trailer on a 1961 GMC 1000 pickup purchased through the site a few years ago:
https://bringatrailer.com/2019/02/02/bat-auction-success-story-car-shows-and-adventures-in-a-1961-gmc-1000-pickup/

Tech:
Installing a Fitech EFI system:
https://www.hotrod.com/articles/simplified-sophistication-installing-fitech-efi/

Evaluating Miller Electric Multimatic 220:
https://www.hotrod.com/articles/evaluating-miller-electric-multimatic-220/

More fixems from Hotrod:
https://www.hotrod.com/articles/fixems-6/

The differences between Flat tappet Roller cams:
http://www.superchevy.com/how-to/additional-tech/1901-differences-between-flat-tappet-roller-cams/

Shop tours:
Central Coast Hot Rods:
https://www.hotrod.com/articles/builder-spotlight-chris-jensen-central-coast-hot-rods/

How they stamp out Reproduction steel parts for vintage cars:
https://www.hotrod.com/articles/stamping-reproduction-steel-parts-for-vintage-cars/

Video:
Del from Delmo’s speed talks about Air suspension systems:
https://www.onallcylinders.com/2019/01/30/video-air-suspension-101-an-introduction-to-air-suspension-systems/

1964 Mercury Marauder (I’ve had a soft spot for these since Doug C. in Calgary had one):
https://petrolicious.com/films/1964-mercury-marauder-the-odyssey

“This Old Tony” has lots of stuff to watch:
https://www.youtube.com/user/featony/videos

Beer Keg sidecar for Mike in Calgary:
https://uncrate.com/video/beer-keg-sidecar/

Inside the Youngtimer collection (Thanks, Dave R.):
https://uncrate.com/video/inside-the-youngtimer-collection/

For Sale:
1962 Humber Super Snipe (Never heard or saw one of these cars…):
https://www.usedvictoria.com/classified-ad/Outstanding-and-rare-Humber-Super-Snipe_32878593

Cheers, Darryl
Note: Some of the above links may expire as time goes on.

Stuff from D. January 28th, 2019

 

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Here are a few pics I took at the Inside Avenue Antiques Mall is Calgary, AB:
https://www.flickr.com/photos/nvr_dun/albums/72157678139051118

Your kids who like coloring will like this:
https://www.problemchildkustoms.com/coloring-pages.html

https://mailchi.mp/welderseries/colorcontest

Too bad the contest is over already.

Thanks to a picture from Maurice and some info. from Mike I now know about Rick Rietveld’s art.
Cool stuff, some of it is car related:
http://rietveldart.com/
Rick’s Shake and Bake is my favorite:
http://rietveldart.com/portfolio-item/shake-and-bake/

Are the days of pole mounted old cars numbered:
https://www.hemmings.com/blog/2015/05/08/are-the-days-of-pole-mounted-old-cars-numbered/

World of Wheels Calgary has announced the Celebrity Guest appearance people for this year:
https://autorama.com/attend/calgary/#features

Canadians that only live a few blocks from each other connect at Arizona auction:
https://driving.ca/auto-news/news/canadians-connect-with-arizona-auction-action

Toyota Supra back in production:
https://autos.winnipegfreepress.com/news/750/’the-legend-has-returned’.html

Speed is the New Black crew work on a Chevelle (Episode has been on tv already):
http://www.superchevy.com/features/1901-another-wild-build-speed-is-the-new-black-crew-ccs/

Speed is the New Black Chevelle pics from their website (Tons of pics):
http://www.classiccarstudio.com/speedshop/project/1971-chevrolet-chevelle/

You can see more of their projects here:
http://www.classiccarstudio.com/speedshop/project/

Ken Posies Fenical (I saw the Aeroliner Sport years ago at Barrett Jackson on display):
https://www.fuelcurve.com/ken-posies-fenical/

Hector’s 56 Nomad:
https://www.fuelcurve.com/worth-the-wait/

Bill Vance talks about the Futurliner Bus:
https://www.timescolonist.com/driving/bill-vance-gm-s-futurliner-was-an-art-deco-showcase-1.23611878

1948 Ford F1 (Sweet ride):
https://www.fuelcurve.com/1948-ford-f1-mike-stedman/

2019 upcoming Good Guys events season:
https://www.fuelcurve.com/make-the-scene-in-2019-upcoming-goodguys-event-season/

GNRS coverage article:
https://autoweek.com/article/car-life/grand-national-roadster-show-celebrates-70-years-14-ambr-entries

Another GNRS coverage article:
https://www.classicarnews.com/2019/01/22/grand-national-roadster-show-2/

Courtney Force announces retirement from NHRA:
https://autoweek.com/article/nhra/motorsports-community-reacts-courtney-forces-shock-nhra-retirement

Restomod Ford Broncos (A bit pricey…):
https://www.automobilemag.com/news/trestomod-ford-bronco-vintage-suv/

A visual tour of Deer Park Winery Auto Musuem in California:
https://www.automobilemag.com/news/visual-tour-deer-park-winery-auto-museum-california/

1956 Corvette Impala Concept:
https://macsmotorcitygarage.com/corvette-five-seater-the-1956-corvette-impala-concept/

Henry J story for Paul B:
https://macsmotorcitygarage.com/the-department-store-car-the-1952-53-sears-allstate/

A 1940 Packard Convertible for Chuck:
https://www.lowrider.com/rides/cars/fully-restored-1940-packard-110-convertible/

A kid gets his wish for Auto decals and more from auto companies:
https://www.msn.com/en-ca/autos/news/this-kid-asked-each-car-company-to-send-him-a-decal-they-sent-a-lot-more-than-that/ar-BBSEYer

Joe Sherlock chats about the latest Scottsdale Auctions:
http://www.joesherlock.com/Car-Musings8.html#2019_Scottsdale_Auctions

Scooby Doo Mystery Machine van sells for 59K at auction:
http://www.thehogring.com/2019/01/22/scooby-doo-mystery-machine-sells-for-59k/

For Sale:
Custom Runge Frankfurt Flyer being auctioned at BAT site:
https://bringatrailer.com/listing/runge-frankfurt-flyer-008/

Tech:
Proper hood door fender decklid gaps:
http://www.superchevy.com/how-to/paint-body/1901-how-to-proper-hood-door-fender-decklid-gaps-1969-camaro/

Superglue tip from Gerry:
https://youtu.be/KU2qph2vG9Y

Video:
Vernon’s Antique Toy Shop Car collection Newfoundland, Canada (Thanks, Gerry, Wow…):
https://youtu.be/UOPw_grOWn4

Old Movies link, Thanks to Brad:
http://www.tvraaca.org/oldmovies.htm#movie

Cheers, Darryl.

Lethbridge Swap Meet Sat. Feb. 16th, 2019

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Here is a link to pictures I have taken at Lethbridge Swap Meets in the past to get you in the mood: https://www.flickr.com/photos/nvr_dun/collections/72157603955032589/

Here is the swap meet flyer details from the
Southern Alberta Antique and Classic Auto Club

 

2019 EARLY BIRD SWAP MEET

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Saturday, February 16, 2019 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM

Lethbridge Exhibition Park

(3401 – Parkside Drive South)

SWAP STALLS – $40.00

CAR STALLS – $55.00

Automotive Parts, Antiques, & Collectibles

FOR INFORMATION AND REGISTRATION

Mike Yakubowski – (403) 381-6971 or 382-7066

Email: ebswapmeet@gmail.com

Gate Admission : $5.00 Per Person, Under 16 Free

(CASH ONLY)

Link to the Southern Alberta Antique and Classic Auto Club information on the Early Bird Swap Meet:
http://saacac.com/early-bird-swap-meet/

Lethbridge Exhibition Park details on the Early Bird Swap Meet:
http://www.exhibitionpark.ca/events/southern-alberta-antique-classic-auto-club-auto-swap/

Hope to see you there!

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Quick Times Red Deer Fall Swap Meet

The Quick Times Red Deer Fall Swap Meet is Saturday, October 13th, 2018.
From 8am – 4pm
Admission: $10 (According to the Westerner Park Web site)
Parking: $6 (According to the Westerner Park Web site)

Links:
Quick Times Magazine
Quick Times FB
Quick Times Classified on FB
Westerner Park Swap Meet details

Pics of the Spring and Fall Quick Times Swap Meets I’ve attended are here:
https://www.flickr.com/photos/nvr_dun/collections/72157604128925188/

Posters from the Quick Times FB page:

Quick Times Oct 2018 swap meet

Quick Times Reg poster