Stuff from D. Jan. 29th, 2023

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On the Road: 1956 Chevrolet Nomad that founds its way to Didsbury, AB:

Canadian Muscle, 1965 Pontiac Acadian from Viking, AB:

Learn to sketch cars like the pros for free—and online:

The man who brewed up Jaguar’s lost V-12:

R90S: BMW’s best bike ever?:

Restored ’50s Little Gem camper doesn’t strike gold at auction, but there’s a silver lining:

Steve McQueen’s favorite bike was a Brit you’ve never heard of:

Smithology: To not sleep, perchance to Nerds Rope:

Heavy Breathing: The Z06’s LT6 is a love letter to internal combustion:

Get up to speed on Trans-Am racing history with Jay Leno:

Tri-Fives: The dreams of a ’50s hero live on:

How a balloon-wheeled Citroen brought art to advertising:

The V-8 Is Not Dead: GM Confirms New Sixth-Gen Small-Block:

Old Chevy Cars That Time Forgot:

The Rochester-Duesenberg ReVere, explained:

5 vehicle-value trends that point to a stabilizing market:

First use of Apple Emergency SOS in B.C. may have saved two lives:

California proposes ban on common chrome plating method:

Jay Leno breaks several bones in 1940 Indian motorcycle crash:

Homegrown: “Atomic Scalpel” tops 100 mph with gravity alone:

Rare 1969 Chevy Corvette ZL1 sells for three million dollars:

Bob and Becky Cunningham’s 1946 Hudson Pickup (For Chuck):

Johnson’s Hot Rod Shop Builds a First-Rate 1932 Ford Chassis for the Goodguys 2023/2024 Grand Prize Giveaway 5-Window Coupe:

Finale Speed debuts “VIRAL” Exposed Carbon Fiber 1969 Camaro:

The Frazer Vagabond/Kaiser Traveler Was The Most Amazing Car That Becomes A Truck That You Never Heard Of:

Road-Tripping the Original ‘Budget Beater’ ’31 Ford Model A Project Car:

Lost and Found: 1969 Mercury Cougar “Super Cat” 428 Cobra Jet Project!:

The 2023 Barrett-Jackson Cup Shows Off 50 of the Country’s Top Builds in Competition:

Remembering Chevrolet’s Great Class of 1970:

Remembering the Early Days of Ford Dealerships in America:

Remembering the 1963 Ford Allegro Concept Car:

Remembering the Popular 1966-67 Chevrolet Corvettes:

Shop tours:
Vintage Fabrication Has Found Long-Term Success With a Combination of Passion, Persistence, and Quality Craftsmanship:

Hotrod Project Updates and Lo-Man Rods Shop Tour!:

The Vintagent Selects: Burt Munro – Offerings To The God Of Speed:

Classic Car Studio,  68 Chevrolet Chevelle LSA • Part 2 • Paint & Body:

Bennetts Customs Co, Hot Riveting using SIMPLE hand tools! – 1932 Ford Frame (EP 4):

LG Speed & Kustom, The Entire LG Fleet is Broken.:

What to know before machining a numbers-matching engine block:

Professor Siegel’s Guide to Selling a Car (Part 2):

How To Remove Rust From Truck Chassis:

Cheers, Darryl.


Stuff from D. Jan. 22nd, 2023


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Canadian Motor Show wants to be the SEMA of the North:

On the Road: Move Your Soul Community Motorcycle Show
With Calgary show cancelled once again, local enthusiast Earl Quantz steps in with grassroots event:

Multi-millionaire car collector fined $10K for trying to undervalue ’69 Camaro at Sarnia border:

Dare To Be Different: Graham Hollywood Sedan With a Twin-Turbo Cadillac V-8:

When L.A.’s most notorious gangster built a bulletproof Cadillac:

This scaled-down Ferrari 250 GTO still costs big bucks:

Amsterdam artists creates classic cars you can wear:

Jeff Beck, guitar icon and hot-rod devotee, passes at age 78:

That Time When HOT ROD’s XR-6 Won America’s Most Beautiful Roadster:

On this day in 1953, America met the Corvette:

I can’t abandon this giant, crappy motorcycle—and I’ve tried:

Announcing the Route for HOT ROD Power Tour 2023!:

“Casper” – Tommy Dora’s 1957 Apache is Finally a Reality:

Gary Meadors’ 1932 Ford Tudor Sedan – Goodguys Logo Car:

GALLERY: Go Behind The Scenes On Our Ferrari F40 and SF90 Stradale Film Shoot:

How I’m Building an EV for Less Than $10,000:

True Story: Ford Flathead V8 in a ’67 Camaro:

How the Dodge Main Assembly Plant Became World-Class:

Junichi Shimodaira: Cholo Style in Japan (Cool bike builder):

Building a Custom Transmission Tunnel for Troy Ladd’s 1931 Ford Model A Coupe:

Budget Field-Find Engine Rebuild: Saving an LS Chevy Truck Engine That Was Sitting in the Dirt(Part 1):

How to revive surfaces and preserve patina:

Upgrading the leaf springs on my 1987 Jeep Grand Wagoneer:

Professor Siegel’s Guide to Selling a Car:

Your handy 1973–79 Ford F-Series buyer’s guide:

7 numbers you should know about your car:

A beginner’s guide to 3D printing car parts:


AutoShow to put Ontario Collectors Centre Stage:

Make it Kustom, How To TIG Butt Weld Sheet Metal 1939 Zephyr:

LG Speed & Kustom, Shock Mounts and Firewall Repair. 32 Ford Rebuild Part 12:

Fantom Works, Do You Want The Truth Or A Lie? (Real restoration costs):

My Classic Car, The Forgotten Pontiac Can Am:


Cheers, Darryl.

Stuff from D. Jan. 15th, 2023

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Happy Wife, Happy Life – Marilyn (and Bud) Wolfe’s 1957 Thunderbird:

Big Cube Hunting – David Gruthoff’s 1973 Pontiac Trans Am:

Classic Car Ads: Pontiac Grand Prix:

1932 Ford Roadster With a Custom High-Torque Flathead Engine:

Homegrown: The V-8 dream machines of a retired Big Three engineer:

Restored ’50s Little Gem camper is ready to “rock and roll” at Barrett-Jackson Scottsdale:

Hard Craft: 25 years of perfecting speed at Radical Sportscars:

Norton Model 18: Lean looks and a lively feel:

Want to race in the Midwest winter? Go inside and pour the syrup:

Drive Your Heroes: 1993 Alfa Romeo RZ :

Getting To Know Five-Time NHRA Pro Stock Champion Erica Enders:

Exclusive Gallery From the 2022 Mooneyes Show in Yokohama Japan:

The motorcycle that Honda lost millions building:

Meet the world’s youngest car magazine Editor:

I sold a mediocre car to Carvana for a lot of money, and I don’t feel bad about it:

5 significant motorcycle sales from 2022:

119 years ago, Henry Ford made history in his “999”:

7 Cool Hard-to-Find Parts for Third-Gen Hemis:

Bodywork Basics: How To Strip Paint and Patch Side-Marker Holes:

8 oil change do’s and don’ts:

5 Minutes with Mike Cook:

Steve Cook Restorations:

Seattle Speed Shop:

Make it Kustom, English Wheel LOW CROWN Panels Step by Step. 1938 Zephyr Coupe Conversion:

LG Speed & Kustom, Test Drive in the Ardun Swapped 32 Roadster. Series Finale.:

LG Speed and Kustom, Comet Burnouts! 302 Swap Series Finale:

Measure More Accurately: How To Use A Caliper And A Micrometer:

My Classic Car, Legendary Custom Car Revealed! This 1951 Chevy custom was built in Canada by Jack Williams in 1958.  Cort’s custom Chevy has been featured in Rod & Custom, Car Craft, and Hot Rod Magazine.:

HEADlines Pinstriping, Pinstriping Caddy Air Cleaner:

Cheers, Darryl.

Stuff from D. Jan. 8th, 2022

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Anthony Schmidt and his love for cars.:

Good Guys Gazette Magazine for February 2023 is now online here:

Museum of Southwestern Transportation:

Homebuilt 1965 Rambler With an LS-Swapped Turbo:

Luxury and Power: This 1956 Buick has a Gen 3 Hemi Under the Hood:

Mickey Thompson and Don Prudhomme Inducted Into the First Lions Automobilia Foundation Hall of Fame:

1,000-HP All-Wheel Drive NASCAR-Themed 1932 Ford:

We Watch Ford Build the Final Shelby GT500 Predator Engines:

Editor Jim McFarland Talks About 75 Years of HOT ROD Magazine:

The automotive resolutions only an idiot (like me) would need:

This Ford GT40 Mk IV is a rare, open-cockpit convert:

The GT500 KR “King of the Road” was the Shelby for the street and strip:

In the Moment: When Williams broke Formula 1:

Meet Justin Meaders: First pilot with paraplegia to race in Reno & take home F1 gold:

He sleeps in a van but drives a Tesla: life on wheels in Vancouver’s camper community:

BREAKING: Legendary “Black Ghost” Challenger up for sale by original family:

Classic motorcycles are leaving the UK at an unprecedented pace:

Intermeccanica: A Porsche replica, and yet so much more:

5 garage projects that look simple . . . and aren’t:

What’s it like to drive an EV in Canadian winters? Albertans weigh in:

Make it Kustom,  Bead Rolled Body Line With Home Made Dies 1939 Lincoln Zephyr 3w Conversion:

Classic Car Studio,  56 Ford “Crew Cab” F600 • Part 3 • Fenders, Bed Floor, & Tail Lights:

Bennetts Customs, HOW TO: 1932 Custom Spreader bar using a Model A brake cross shaft (EP 3):

Owen Auto, Stuck E-Type Clutch 🔧 Workshop Diary 2:

LG Speed & Kustom,  Lake Pipes and Stainless Exhaust on Shannons 61 Comet. 302 Swap part 7.:

My Classic Car, $160 Tijuana interior still holds up 60 years later:

My Classic Car,  Is this car chopped or not?:

Piston Slap: Capping off another Mustang maintenance item?:

Our Two Cents: Personal moments from last year, for a happy new year:

Datsun 510 Buyer’s Guide | No longer a five and dime special:

Building Your Garage-Mahal: Do it right, right off the bat:

Is It Better To Buy A New Door Vs. Repair The Original Door?:

Cheers, Darryl.

Stuff from D. Jan. 1st, 2023

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Happy New Year!

1930 Hudson website (Great updates Peter!):

On the Road: Looking back on a year of project vehicles:

Fuel Curve Top 10 of 2022 – #3 Dean Hoak’s 1936 Hudson Terraplane (For Chuck):

Racers, mechanics, tinkerers converting classic cars to EVs:

A Look Inside a Private Stash of Rare Muscle Cars (Brothers Car Collection tour)
This stash of COPOs, Shelbys, and Hemi-Powered Dodge and Plymouth muscle is not open to the public:

Carroll Shelby’s 1968 ‘Black Hornet’ heads to auction
Barrett-Jackson will auction the sure-to-be-pricey Mustang coupe at no reserve in Scottsdale next month:

One man’s mission to save rust-bucket motorcycles
With a grandfather who was a Winnipeg junk collector, ‘saving the rust’ is in Keith Blais’s blood:

Collector Classics: It’s a Woodie thing
West Coast custom car builder has the patience to painstakingly return them to their showroom glory:

The high-revving legend of Buck Kinney
West Coast drag racing icon was the first Canadian inducted by the National Hot Rod Association Hall of Fame:

100 Years of BMW
The incredible BMW Centennial Selection from Huber Fehernbach’s Black Forest Collection:

“The Other Woman” – Pat Graham’s 1957 Cameo:

Art & Ronnie Toy’s ’40 Ford Pickup:

The 2022 TROG Flabob Airport Drags:

The Fundamentals of EFI – Advice and Products for Preparing Your Car for Electronic Fuel Injection:

Derek McCowan’s Racy Home-Built Falcon Ranchero is the Result of Helping Out a Friend – and Following Up with a Lot of Fabrication:

Icon vs. Underdog: Alfa Romeo Spider vs. Fiat 124 Sport Spider:

How the Dodge Main Assembly Plant Became World-Class:

The 1964 New York World’s Fair Highlighted New Ford Products:

The 1948 Hudsons Offered “Step-Down” Styling:

“ClubHauler” ‘65 C10 Built By South City Rod and Custom For A True C10 Aficionados:

Revived ex-Ditch Jones HR ute to be revealed at Summernats 35:

This 1951 Pickup Truck Isn’t a Ford. It’s a Mercury M-1!
And it wasn’t sold in the U.S., either. Read more about this oddball truck.:

13 Things You Didn’t Know About Big Willie Robinson’s 1969 Dodge Daytona:

The joy of finding a long-lost car:

Put A Tiger In Your Tank, The Sunbeam Tiger:

A Look Back at Holley’s High-Flyin’ MoParty:

Counting the cost of Esprit ownership:

Laverda’s glamorous Jota is as unruly the ’70s said it would be:

The Wildest and Hottest Cars of the 2022 PRI Show!:

This Anglia Gasser Is a Drag Racing Survivor from the 1960s:

Editor Terry Cook Talks About 75 Years of HOT ROD Magazine:

Editor Jim McCraw Talks About 75 Years of HOT ROD Magazine:

Editor Jeff Smith Talks About 75 Years of HOT ROD Magazine:

Editor David Freiburger Talks About 75 Years of HOT ROD Magazine:

Editor Rob Kinnan Talks About 75 Years of HOT ROD Magazine:

Editor Evan Perkins Talks About 75 Years of HOT ROD Magazine:

Classic American Muscle Cruises Iconic PCH—Huge Gallery!:

The Pioneers of the Pontiac V-8: Design and Development
Part 1, 1955-1967: A Pontiac Special Project Engineer recounts the exploits of the Division’s Engine Engineering staff at the birth of the High-Performance era.:

The Pioneers of the Pontiac V-8: Race Engine Development
Part 2, 1968-1973: Taking an in-depth look at 303 and 366 race engines, plus 366 and SD-455 production engines.:

Hand-built Ferrari 250 GTO RC car is as gorgeous as the real thing:

GRINCH Steals Christmas @ 192 MPH! // 1000 HP Mustang GT500:

Home-Built Hot Rods and Customs by Johnny Hotrod:

More cars from Johnny Hotrod car collection from Pitt Meadows, BC. “Rad Rose” Hot Rod & “Jade Rival” Custom:

Jackson Foxley (Johnny Hotrods son) Amazing Metalwork 2 Door Transformation 1955 Chevy Gasser:

Nationally recognized custom car builder shows off creativity at Cruise-In:

‘Building something cool for low money is what it’s all about’:

How a mighty 1932 DeLuxe coupe emerged from 1934 Ford parts:

Picture Perfect with a 1933 Ford Coupe:

How a Hated, 1950s Rich Yankee NASCAR Team Owner Got the Last Laugh:

The Death of NASCAR Superstar Fireball Roberts:

Shop tours:
Dream collections with Chris Jacobs:

crazy garage tour #1:

father and son custom car garage:

5 Minutes With Eric Black, Automotive artist:

5 Minutes With Randy Nonnenberg of Bring a Trailer:

Interview: Max Hanratty, IMSA LMP3 Race Driver & Auto Entrepreneur:

Corner Wrench: Newer vehicles demand thinner oils for a reason:

Here’s how to get a wet blasting cabinet without the $3000 check:

How I survived catalytic converter theft (Part 3): The Marman clamp from hell:

How to rebuild a manual steering box and eliminate sloppy steering:

How to Choose and Maintain a Car Trailer:

How to prepare and ship a car across Canada:

High-tech car theft: How to hack a car (CBC Marketplace):

7 tips for cleaning car parts:

What you need to know before buying a GM TH-200-4R Overdrive Transmission:

5 photography skills to try in the New Year:

The curious case of the Sno-Runner “carburetor”:

How to Seamlessly Weld a New Quarter-Panel: Restoration Done Right:

Cheers, Darryl.

Stuff from D. Dec. 18th, 2022

Links Dec. 18th, 2022

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Victoria Auto Racing Hall of Fame saves all artifacts for future location:

Canada’s first successful gasoline car arrives at Canadian Automotive Museum:

B.C. metal sculptor’s business soars on wings of 15,000-pound fire-breathing dragon:

Quick Times Magazine for December 2022 is online here:

Donkervoort’s new F22 is a 492-hp Audi-powered supercar:

How Did This Daytona and Superbird End Up Underwater, and Where Are They Now?:

Editor David Freiburger Talks About 75 Years of HOT ROD Magazine:

I helped make the first Miata, and now I love its ancestor:

How I survived catalytic converter theft:

Langley men are pretty crafty when it comes to woodworking:

Unique? Maybe not, but the vintage VWs are definitely special:

Why copy a movie car when you can make a car your own?:

Barn-find Hemi ’Cuda uncovered in secret Midwest location:

50 years ago, Enzo christened Ferrari’s exclusive test track:

How to quit worrying, ditch your job, and ramble Europe in a ’90s spacevan: Part 4:

8 of the best car books we’ll be reading this Christmas:

Smithology: College people are dangerous:

First electric transit bus lands in Victoria, open to public early next year:

Interview: Leno “got a face full of gas” before being burned:

5 in the Sky: Canadian family shares progress on around-the-world expedition in single-engine aircraft:

Carroll Shelby’s 1968 ‘Black Hornet’ heads to auction:

 McLaren to partner with Lockheed Martin Skunk Works on future design:

Derek McCowan’s Racy Home-Built Falcon Ranchero is the Result of Helping Out a Friend – and Following Up with a Lot of Fabrication:

Youth Movement – Celebrating the 2022 Goolsby Customs Next Generation Award Winners:

Pete Eastwood – Old-School Craftsman and Car Builder:

Rich Buckley’s 1955 Mercedes 300SL Gullwing by Kindig It Design:

Cultural Exchange – The 30th Anniversary Mooneyes Hot Rod and Custom Show:

Hotrodder Nadeem Khan channels British roots in his offbeat creations:

Ford Opens Heritage Vault to the Public:

Ford Heritage Vault:

The Eventful 1960 Frontenac:

The 1964 New York World’s Fair Highlighted New Ford Products:

6 storage tips to optimize your garage space:

A brief history of the heated windshield:

11 winter project ideas for every skill level:

The Fundamentals of EFI – Advice and Products for Preparing Your Car for Electronic Fuel Injection:

Your handy 1949–79 Volkswagen Beetle buyer’s guide:

How to Troubleshoot Chrysler Electrical Problems:

Classic Car Studio, 56 Ford “Crew Cab” F600 • Part 1 • Cab Fab:

RWM & CO w/Classic Car Adventures: Christmas Open House Charity Event – Delta BC 12/11/22:

JF Launier has started a new YouTube channel here:

LG Speed & Kustoms, We Drove An Unrestored 1947 Ford 1000kms in December!:

Make it Kustom, NEW BUILD! Ramp Truck Car Hauler Halfass Kustoms Collab
EP 1:

Cheers, Darryl.

Stuff from D. Dec. 11th, 2022

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The Good Guys Gazette magazine for Jan. 2023 is now online here:

The Good Guys Gazette magazine for Dec. 2022 is now online here:

Bob Leenstra’s One-of-17 1971 Plymouth ‘Cuda:

Home Blued – Russ Moen’s ’66 Chevy C10 is a Shining Example of Garage-Built Greatness:

Wrecked Relic to Sleek Showstopper – Mike Chaffeur’s 1959 Corvette:

Peter Brock on How We Can Save Bonneville:

Muscle Car And Corvette Nationals Photos: Bob Chiluk Shares All His Photos From This Awesome Indoor Show:

5 Corvette secrets we can’t stop talking about:

On pigs in a poke and six-figure Land Cruisers:

Gassers and Hot Rod: Drag Week 2022 Winners and Category Overview:

Die Hard: Bruce Willis’ 1955 Nomad is back on the market:

Shelby Hall isn’t ready to retire her Baja-winning Ford Bronco:

2023 Bull Market List: This year’s 11 hottest collector vehicles:

The Electric Egg was a runny attempt to cope with WWII’s fuel crisis:

Mini Recharged First Look Review: Different, not greater:

Don’t break down in a dictatorship, and other tips when driving across Eurasia:

Ed Pink Racing Engines forced to find new location:

What does Santa’s sleigh have for you this holiday season?:

Couple sells $2M, 34-car collection to benefit private college:

Front-wheel drive? Four cylinders? Jay Leno drives the other Oldsmobile 442:

What’s more important than fall’s last drive? The next one:

The short story of the long tail of the hot rod that beat Ferraris:

These unused 2005 Ford GT chassis will become 1,500-hp track cars:

Parts of Daytona Beach race course wiped out :

A wartime relic, Harley Davidson’s WL45 calls for a cool head:

Project Valentino: When an impact (strip) leaves a mark on your soul:

A wartime relic, Harley Davidson’s WL45 calls for a cool head:

Court rules against copyright protection for Eleanor; could other movie cars be next?:

GM’s Controversial ’57-’70 X-Frame Cars:

Barn Finds and Hidden Gems at the 2022 Muscle Car and Corvette Nationals:

The 1948 Hudsons Offered “Step-Down” Styling:

10 speed secrets for the rest of us:

11 winter project ideas for every skill level:

How to set initial timing with just a test lamp:

What are the benefits of an aftermarket intake manifold?:

Re-sealing and re-lighting my 1962 Corvair has made a real difference, for relatively little time and effort:

GM 10-bolt 8.5-inch Differentials:

Building a Custom Rollcage on Troy Ladd’s No-Frills 1931 Ford Model A Coupe:

A Guide to Cool Tools, Equipment, and Accessories for the Home Shop:

Shop tours:
Paul Atkins is Known for Incredible Interiors; His Hot Rod Shop Crafts Equally Impressive Cars:

Ed Pink”s Legendary Engine Shop:

5 Minutes With Darryl Starbird:

LG Speed & Kustom, Shannons Comet 302 Swap Part 6:

RAC Garage, Christmas at Helger Bro’s Speed Shop:

Cheers, Darryl.

Stuff from D. Dec. 4th, 2022

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‘Transformers: Rise of the Beasts’ trailer full of cool cars
You can’t go wrong with a back-to-basics Optimus Prime, plus one seriously awesome Porsche 911:

Sidney’s museum builds into Christmas with Lego exhibit:

How Steve McQueen really created Bullitt’s famous car chase:

Jay Leno back on stage barely two weeks after burn incident:

Triumph’s TR6 is an E-Type for the masses:

Why I’ve never bought a new car—and never will:

Watch a warped Jaguar straight-six block get machined back to life:

Kindred’s Six-Figure EV-Converted Chevrolet 3100 Pickup Is an Electrifying Classic:

The actual Tim Burton Batmobile is up for sale:

Shop 500,000 vintage British car parts on Motoclan’s new website:

Macau Grand Prix: F1 training ground in the world’s gambling capital:

Living with a Model A Ford? Easier—and more fun—than you’d imagine:

How Lotus invaded Indy with the help of Dan Gurney:

In the Moment: Flute around and find out:

How a faulty clutch led to the start of Lamborghini:

On the Road: Page turners for gearheads
Time once again for Greg Williams’ best books for the car freak on your holiday shopping list:

’Tis the Season! A Holiday Gift Guide for Hot Rodders:

Limefire Roadster – Dual Purpose Dynamo:

Driving This LS-Powered Mercedes 300SEL Icon Restomod, an Engineer’s Dream:

This unrestored 1967 Oldsmobile Delta 88 Custom was a karmic happenstance with life-changing implications:

Rare Muscle, Wing Cars, Barn Finds, and More at the 2022 MCACN Show:

Traditional Vision With Family Roots: Finishing a ’32 Ford Project Car Started Two Decades Ago:

Function and Form: The Art Of Channeling a Hot Rod:

Parting Shot: Lil’ John Buttera, A True Innovator:

Racers Den: Eating in a Garage, Quaker Steak & Lube (That’s cool!):

Shop tours:
GARAGE HACKS, Gary the Gear’s shop:

Make it Kustom, NEW BUILD! Ramp Truck Car Hauler EP 1 Halfass Kustoms Collab:

Make it Kustom, COE Ramp Truck Car Hauler EP-2 Chassis Swap AGAIN! Halfass Kustoms Collab.:

Classic Car Studio, 68 Chevrolet C10 • Full Build 4k:

Bennetts Customs Co., NEW PROJECT – Dream build becomes a reality – 1929 Ford Roadster:

LG Speed & Kustom, Ardun Swap on a 32 Roadster Part 3. Start Me Up!:
The 6 most complicated restoration steps:

Your handy 1928–31 Ford Model A buyer’s guide:

How To Upholster Panels On Your Hot Rod:

Fabricating Model A Roof Inserts With Craftworks Fabrication!:

Cheers, Darryl.

Stuff from D. Nov. 27th, 2022

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American Austin: When “big enough” was still too small:

Fun is the only constant in Ms. Helen’s car collection:

Nitro and Nostalgia! Exclusive, Must-See Gallery From the Nitro Revival 2022:

Restored ‘workhorse’ floatplane, now a landmark, to be owned by City of Campbell River:

Ever adaptable to changing tastes, the ’59–60 Impala will never fade:

Our tame fighter pilot goes bombing for FJs:

Art of the Overtake: Part 3:

Rescuing a 1966 Ford Thunderbird has been a pleasant surprise:

Against All Oddities: How I became an Albanian mountain village mechanic:

 ‘Bullitt’ reboot to star Bradley Cooper:

6 of the most rewarding moments in vintage car ownership:

A Rat’s Life: Chevy big-block V-8s thrived for over half a century:

The right light of experience:

NASCAR-powered Scraptona is a purist’s nightmare, and we love it:

Once infamous, La Carrera Panamericana brings life to Mexico’s highways:

When I first saw my dream car, I had no idea what it was:

The Jim Keeton Off-Road Motorcycle Collection
Nearly 80 high-quality racing motorcycles and more to join the Las Vegas 2023 auction lineup:

Flight Plan
This opportunity to own some of the most incredible Mopar wing cars will be unprecedented:

B.C. following example of how other provinces collect used vehicle PST:

Dearborn Dream – Don Richardson Builds a Modern Steel Deuce with a Classic Hot Rod Look:

Inaugural Lions Spirit of Giving Cruise and Coat Drive Honoring Veterans:

Collector Classics: 1966 Ford Mustang
Candy apple red pony car that carried Vancouver lawyer to university gets coyote power:

Chevy Corvair vs. Porsche 356 | Comparison Test:

Muscle Car And Corvette Nationals Photos: Bob Chiluk Shares All His Photos From This Awesome Indoor Show:

Muscle Car And Corvette Nationals Photos: So Many Rad Rides On Display!:

Exclusive, Behind-the-Scenes Photos From the 2022 MCACN Show:

Affari Sbullonati: Where Forgotten Fiats Come Back to Life:

Choosing the Right Wheels and Tires for Your Traditional Hot Rod:

The Chrysler Airflow Offered a Streamlined Design:

Muscle Car & Corvette Nationals MCACN 2022 – Some of my Favorite Cars!:

Canadian Muscle Cars at the 2022 Muscle Car and Corvette Nationals MCACN:

Benchracing with Rob Cleland SEMA 2022 (Chevy Van wheelies):

LG Speed & Kustom, 32 Ford Rebuild Part 10. Front suspension!:

CTS V Wagon Interior Upgraded with Alcantara – Plus Diagnosing a Misfire:

Garage tour at Frank’s Garage.:

FantomWorks Shop Tour:

Backfires and Burnouts,  Stripping Doors:

Your handy 1955–57 (Tri-Five) Chevrolet buyer’s guide:

Want an electric conversion? Be prepared to pay big money:

Zen and the science of motorcycle batteries:

Safety-gear guru Joe Marko shares his industry insight:

Buyer Guide: Chevrolet C3 Corvette:

When the Fire Goes Out: 9 Easy Steps to Diagnosing Ignition Problems:

Simple Carbs: Rebuilding and Tuning an SU Carburetor:

How to Repair Plastic Trim:

A Rat’s Life: Chevy big-block V-8s thrived for over half a century:

Re-sealing and re-lighting my 1962 Corvair has made a real difference, for relatively little time and effort:

Cheers, Darryl.

Stuff from D. Nov. 20th, 2022

Brian Croft, Automotive artist from Langley, BC:

Gallery of Brian Croft’s art:

Collector Classics: 1931 Ford Roadster
Vancouver Island Octogenarian goes back in time to build a hot rod from 70 years ago:

Collector Classics: 1946 Ford Coupe hot rod
Radically customized chopped two-door finished for show against all odds by ‘stubborn’ master rod creator:

How to quit worrying, ditch your job, and ramble Europe in a ’90s spacevan: Part 3:

How a Wisconsin farm girl ended up running a luxury car company, part 1: The Lady of the Lake:

Meet the 27-year-old who scrimped his way into one of the world’s most prestigious car shows:

SEMA 2022 Gallery: 4x4s and off-roaders:

10 helpful new products from SEMA 2022:

Daring but doomed, Ken Carter was Canada’s Evel Knievel:

These people brave British weather in century-old vehicles—for fun:

A day in San Francisco with two corgi-sized cars and their lanky owners:

Smithology: The dream of City life:

Lost to fire, Ford’s Rotunda drew more visitors than the Statue of Liberty:

How I became a steward of unsung dirt-racing history:

Wreckage and rain muddied the 2003 Brazilian Grand Prix results:

What happens to the car market when other investments tumble?(I’ll take that car for $100!):

Maintenance-Caused Cracks Ground Hercs:

Greg and Penni Tidwell’s Long-Term 1950 Ford Woodie Project was Built for the Long Haul:

Veda Orr – SCTA Pioneer and Lakes Racer:

The Automotive Art of “AF and VK”
A top designer reviews the mastery of Art Fitzpatrick and Van Kaufman:

How the 1955–57 “Tri-Five” Chevy became a midcentury masterpiece:

Tri-Five Tales: Restoring this 1955 Chevrolet Nomad was worth the effort:

Piston Slap: One or Three Shells for your classic Fiat?:

Rare Find! This 1967 Chevy Camaro RS/SS 396 Hasn’t Been Driven in Decades:

Vintage Buick Brakes Plus More Upgrades for Troy Ladd’s ‘One-Day’ Coupe:

Modern Meets Traditional in This 1932 Ford Deluxe:

The Optima Ultimate Street Car Championship Race at SEMA 2022:

Chevy’s 427 Aluminum “Better Mousetrap”:

In the winter, time finds you:

Lamborghini gets Hollywood treatment—is an IPO next?:

Comedian Jay Leno suffers burns to the face in car fire :

’57 Chevy is one Puerto Rican’s 11-year-old dream come true:

Tri-Five Tales: Tattoo artist’s ’56 Bel Air Sport Sedan is a rolling marquee:

Bought by a teen for $1500, this ’63 Corvette is now priceless:

How to design an award-winning SEMA build:

Reader Review: 2022 Ford Mustang Mach-E Premium
With a 200-kilometre daily commute, Albertan experienced range anxiety but was very impressed with sporty EV:

On the Road: Just call him Mr. Restore-It
Albertan has worn many hats — rancher, house builder among them — but he’s happiest tinkering on old vehicles and planes:

Dearborn Dream – Don Richardson Builds a Modern Steel Deuce with a Classic Hot Rod Look:

Mark Brownfield’s “Kryptonite” 1970 Dodge Challenger:

Best of Both Worlds – Chris Smith’s ’70 Camaro is a Winner on the Track and a Looker on the Street:

Middle Child Syndrome: Inside the 1956 Chevrolet:

Ruth Glennie, the Woman Behind the ’58 “Fancy Free” Corvette:

The 1969 Ford Torino Models Were Great on the Road and Track:

600bhp tank powered Volvo PV544.:

Shop tours:
A Look at Tillack (Shop for vintage race cars, lots of pics on bottom of post):

Smithson Speed Shop Tour! Muscle cars, trucks and so much more!:

Inspection Woes: Troubleshooting a non-working horn:

How to Build a Bulletproof Muncie M22 Four-Speed Transmission
The Muncie M22 is known as the Rock Crusher. See how we improve its strength and versatility by adding a Gear Vendors Overdrive.:

Yes, you can diagnose your car’s charging system with a pocketknife:

6 essential tips for car cover success:

Get Set to Store – Tips and Products to Prep for Long-Term Vehicle Storage:

How to run LED headlights and taillights on your classic:

Automakers Are Locking the Aftermarket Out of ECUs:

Here’s why I don’t work on other people’s cars for money:

Toilet paper in an oil filter is actually a good idea:

How It Fails: Shocks, bushings, and ball joints:

Make your car listing pop with these photo tips:

Get Set to Store – Tips and Products to Prep for Long-Term Vehicle Storage:

3 tips for storing car batteries:

Rusty Heaps installs a two post lift in his shop:

What Is Historic Sportscar Racing? HSR Classic Daytona 24 Hour:

Backfires and Burnouts, SEMA SHOW 2022 4K:

Backfires and Burnouts, SEMA SHOW 2022 Las Vegas Part 2 4K:

LG Speed & Kustom,  Ardun Swap on a 32 Roadster Part Two. Building Headers and a Fuel System.:

LG Speed & Kustom, Shannon’s Comet 302 Swap Part 4. Paint!!!:

LG Speed & Kustom, Shannon’s Comet 302 Swap Part 5. Cooling system!:

Make it Kustom, NEW BUILD! Ramp Truck Car Hauler EP 1 Halfass Kustoms Collab:

VIDEO: Classic British cars battle the elements during annual London-to-Brighton commemorative run to Langley:

Dream Big with Charley Hutton:

Classic Car Studio Vlog #10 • Shop Update:

Cheers, Darryl.