Stuff from D. Nov. 22nd, 2020

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Car collector Fred Phillips picks up a time capsule Mini Cooper S in Calgary:

69 Nova that was built by Count’s Kustoms being raffled here:

Larry hunts for his favorites on Autohunter (I like the 1957 Dodge Wagon):

COAL: 1958 Plymouth Sport Suburban – The Martin Family Truckster:

Harley Davidson is leaving India:

Fuel Curve Holiday gift guide:

Hollywood Spring and Axle (Nice test mule):

Shoeshine Coupe – Adam Rice’s Chopped, Channeled, Y-Block-Powered Model A:

Vintage pics from cruisin van nuys:

Bill Vance chats about the Volkswagen Sedan:

Variety pack: 4 builds highlighting the diversity of the modern custom:

5 things to know before putting your car into storage:

Zipping through Willow Springs in Bugatti’s Baby II:

Smithology: The thrill of Kenny, the agony of the foot:

1960 Valiant V-200: Please don’t call it a Plymouth!:

The wheel and tire balancing nightmare:

Do you speak hot-rodder? 35+ terms for high-powered fluency:

Racing Diehard Is Building His Own Le Mans-Winning Bentley Speed 8 Prototype In His Garage:

For 40 years, Elia Russinoff passed up promotions just so he could keep designing cars at GM:

The Executive might have helped save Packard. There’s a good reason why it didn’t.:

The most memorable automotive ads of the ’60s came from a duo known as “Fitz and Van”:

Brothers Pride | Bill Jagenow’s 1927 Ford Model T Roadster Hot Rod:

Build A Traditional 1960s Style Hot Rod:

Giant Gallery of B-Bodies from Holley’s Moparty:

Bizarre Cars and a Desert Ghost Town: Sounds like a Holiday Special to Us!:

Cool Auto art over at sr-illustration:

Mandarin Dream: Twin TorqStorm Supercharged Ford Fairlane Victoria:

Vintage Photo: 1952 Ford Taxi Fleet – But There’s Three Things That Make No Sense Whatsoever:

Remembering Auto Pioneer Thomas B. Jeffery:

Custom Hot Wheels Competition winners with Larry Wood(For Dwight):

Shop tours:
Johnson’s Hot Rod Shop:

23rd Southwest Nationals coverage from Good Guys:

Dino’s Git Down Truck show coverage:

Muscle Car And Corvette Nationals 2020 From The Brothers Collection:

Cheers, Darryl.

Stuff from D. Nov. 15th, 2020

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Cartooned Hot Rods created by Lyndon with photos from Dan:

The bidding on classic cars hasn’t stopped:

Coastal Valley’s Newsletter (Thanks Jamie):

10 weird movie cop cars:

29 year old aerospace engineer story:

1956 Mercury Convertible Custom with a lot of history from Vancouver, BC:

Young Edmontonian makes top 40 Sema battle of the builders:

4 unsung custom builds from Sema 2020:

Hot Rod Rat Rod Suede show comments from Pat:

Bruce Meyers Dune Buggy creator sells Meyers Manx business:

The 10 sickest cars built by BC custom car builder JF Launier:

Why Ford shuts down top spec Mustang production over the winter:

Cannonball Run history story:

Corvette street freak survivor:

So Cal speed shop has new owners:

Bill Vance chats about the Aero Willys compact cars:

Dodge history lesson with cool pics:

Rusty crusty BMW update:

Citroen 2SeaV article for Curtis:

The Bedlam Inmates car club is all about traditional hot rods:

Video from The Bedlam Inmates car club:

Chopper with a Rotec seven cylinder motor:

History lesson on the Pop can cars:

Jerry can design history lesson:

Million mile batteries for electric cars story with records of existing EV high milers:

1929 Ford Model A route 66 road trip story:

1964 Pontiac GTO story for Paul B:

The next generation of gear heads:

The Automobile Driving Museum:

Sammy Miller’s mysterious land speed record attempt:

25 years with the Crusher Camaro from Hot Rod magazine:

1932 Ford coupe built by Hot Rods By Dean:

Forgotten cars of the 1970s:

Chryslers at Carlisle pics from 2017:

Remembering Big Red, Ford’s concept truck:

The Vintagent, A Motorcyle Arts Foundation Production (For Mike in Ontario):

Shop tours:
Mike Lovell’s blue collar blue chip collection:

A simple fix for Cadillac AWD woes:

The basics of brake bleeding:

Impact screwdriver tips:

How to store and care for your motorcycle this winter:

How to make homemade copper terminals:

Trunk floor rust repair on a 1970 Cuda:

Subframe replacement on a 1970 Cuda:

7 things you need to know before painting your car:

Grinder Tv (Truck related video site):

How to make restoration repairs using only basic tools:

Cheers, Darryl.

Stuff from D. Nov. 8th, 2020


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75 year old racer has bought himself another car:

On the road with a 1966 Mercury M100:

Odd trucks you may not of known about:

Moderna is a carbon fibre bodied classic V12 Ferrari homage:

1955 Extended cab Chevy truck:

Good Guys top 7 on display:

Peter Brock chats about the accuracy of Ford vs Ferrari movie:

Kit to turn your classic mini all electric:

1974 Buick Apollo story

Legends of Motorsports “Helle Nice”:

The rise and fall of Silver City Airways (Nice cargo):

Mercedes Gull Wing restored to glory:

Rusty Krusty BMW update for trailing arms:

1971 – 1973 Buick Riveras offered great boat tail designs:

At the wheel of the movie cars from Ford V Ferrari:

December issue of Good Guys magazine now online here:

5 minutes with Connie Kalitta:

Aircraft powered cars, Oh Yeah!:

How to start a P51 Mustang:

Finnegan shows up with a new ride:

Introducing the 1966 Plymouth Satellite:

Tour the Optima batteries plant:

Ignition system overview:

Wilwood tandem compact master cylinder:

How to caste a new car badge:

Project Mini Cooper rust repair:

Clearance spark plug socket for tight spaces:

Choose your oils wisely for transmissions and differentials:

Treasures of the tool box:

Power tools, Air vs Electric:

How to stick weld:

How to paint and airbrush Skull and pin striped flames:

Cheers, Darryl.

Stuff from D. Nov. 1st, 2020


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Like what you are reading. Throw a tip in the tip jar here:

Good Guys Gazette November issue in now online here:

Quick Times Magazine November 2020 issue now online here:

Citroen Traction Avant:

Daughter catches Mustang fever from her Dad:

GM EV crate motor installed in a 77 K5 Blazer:

5 classic cars from Detroit three borrowed European styling:

Happy Halloween pics from Good Guys:

The Munsters had the Ghoulest cars on the block:

Custom Mustang Mach 1:

1964 Biscayne survivor car:

Forgeline Dymag is wheel of choice for fastest production vehicle:

Bill Vance chats about the Chevy SSR pickup:

Ford GT40 pics (I like!):

Crusty Rusty BMW saga continues:

Is Ford reverting to Windsor V8s with pushrod power:

5 spunky alternatives to the Meyers Manx Dune buggy:

Bond bug pics and story:

Meet the unsung heroes of Goodwood Speedweek:

The 120 year story of aluminum in the auto industry:

Petersons museum extreme conditions exhibit:

The wayback machines and the shops that supported them:

Chenowth electric sand rail project update:

Bing Crosby and the 1938 De Soto:

Rambler Rebel station wagon article:

Car ads that used Cars in the rain:

California coastal road trip:

1957 Plymouth set a top speed record:

How a lucky penny helped Dale Earnhardt win the 1998 Daytona 500:

Road trip in 32 Fords:

1966 Triumph TR4A story and pics:

1965 Shelby 427 Cobra roars into Jay Leno’s garage:

Starting a vintage tractor with a shot gun shell:

1956 Bel Air restomod Foose design build:

1979 Dodge Challenger full rebuild:

Tire info. and why a quarter is an important tool:

Cleaning and Restoring Chrome video:

6 tips to get good help from the internet:

How to hang your air tools:

Austin Healey BMC tips:

Crucial photos to take during the car restoration process:

How to build a Fat Fender Hot Rod:

Shop tours:
Dale’s Deuce Garage (Wow!):

Cheers, Darryl.

Stuff from D. Oct. 25th, 2020

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Car Guys garages to be built in Hope, BC:

Porsche recreates the one real life car from Cyberpunk video game:

Batman drives a 63 Corvette in the new film:

Bouncy Castle inventor car collection is now up for sale:

Five of Eddie Van Halens personal cars featured:

Former Calgary shop teacher has spent a lifetime bringing old motorbikes back to life:

1952 Triumph Thunderbird motorbike:

1955 Chevy wins BASF Americas most beautiful:

High Mileage 1932 Ford Pickup:

On the road with a 1934 Ford and a teardrop trailer:

Street Rod Headquarter Custom of the year goes to ’56 Oldsmobile:

Through the lens with Photographer Steven Bunker (Great shot of Neil’s car):

More pics from Good Guys Get in Your garage:

Low mileage Chevy II sees some upgrades from Johnson’s Hot Rod shop:

Story on the 1962 Chevy II:

Bill Vance chats about the Ford F-150 since the beginning:

Czech made school bus for the Zombie apocalypse:

How plastic model cars stoked interest in their real life peers and vice versa:

The Hot Rod original automotive influencer:

Anthony DiLiberto, A young guy in the pin striping business:

5 mintues with Photographer John Jackson:

Shop tours:
Weaver Customs:

Wrench organization for the road:

How to make an old engine run like new and still look old:

Aluminum wheel restoration:

How to start an old car that hasn’t run in years:

1974 Drag Racing film:

Bruce Levens 1951 Ford is a racy blend of old and new:

Man Cave Tour:

Conrad Stevenson Restorations for Alpha Romeos(Great video):

For Sale:
Classic cars for sale in Sicamous, BC:

Cheers, Darryl.

Stuff from D. Oct. 11th, 2020

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Neil’s Nova shown on Goodguys Get In Your Garage post:

Millenials and the classic car hobby:

Mazda MX5 Miata ranking of every year:

Story about Calgary Bug owner that converted VW beetle to electric:

2020 Bonneville Speed week coverage:

Photography tips from Good Guys:

Goodguys Friday night drive in pics:

Record setting Speed Demon story:

1959 Impala mild custom:

Tony Nancy Hot Rodder story:

Bill Vance chats about the Buick Reatta:

Marine mechanic gets his son involved in the old car hobby:

The rusty/crusty BMW build continues:

Electric MGB story:

Al Satterwhite reflects on what he believes was the best time to be an endurance racing photographer:

Mercedes Benz print ads story:

1976 – 77 Ford Capri story:

How model painting almost caused damage to Dad’s new Riveriera:

Vintage Nascar pics from Riverside raceway:

Power tour Strait Jacket Express aka Transport Wagon:

North Carolina Charity car show pics:

1927 Ford Track T build story:

Mike Finnegan finds a barn find 1967 Pontiac Firebird:

1970 Chevelle gets rescued for Birthday gift:

1958 Buick story with vintage pics:

Ceramic coating story:

Using an Infared thermometer to diagnose problems:

Protecting your car from day to day hazards:

Making aftermarket wheels fit right:

HID headlight upgrade to Fox body Mustang:

Tail light panel repair to a 1968 Dodge Coronet:

How to replace door skin on a 1970 Plymouth Cuda:

Shop tours:
Inside the Copo Camaro engine shop:

Doug DeMuro is popular on YouTube:

Doug has started his own car auction website here:

Marketing the 1961 Chrysler:

1996 Nissan commercial was cool:

Dodge new ad campaign (I had those walkie talkies):

Cheers, Darryl.

Stuff from D. Oct. 4th, 2020

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1914 Cadillac Seven passenger taxi cab story:

Quadra Mustang from video game turned into a real car:

1940 pickup story:

2020 RPM Nationals (Great pics):

1966 Hemi Plymouth Belvedere – Survivor story:

Ryans Rods and Kustom builds a killer lincoln:

1934 Ford Coupe story:

Bill Vance chats about the 1967 Cadillac Eldorado:

How fun it is to get a high milage minivan through Germanys rigoruous vehicle inspection process:

Roush tuned Ford GT is cool:

2020 Shelby Mustang GT350R review:

Did you know the first batch of Honday CB750 motorcycles used cast motors:

Detroit drag strip pics:

Modern Boss 302 old vs new:

Renault Rally Rocket R5 in small scale:

Relflecting on Hershey swap meets of the past:

Roadkill garage revisit:

Cafe racer Mini Cooper S:

Patina Jag story:

Good Guys magazine Oct. 2020 issue online:

Good Guys magazine Nov. 2020 issue online:

Shop Tours:
HS Customs:

Using rubber hose to protect tight fitting parts:

1974 Plymouth Duster interior rehab:

Paint a Fox Mustang:

Roof replacement on a 1970 Cuda:

Ferris Bueller spoofing Garage door opener ad:

Lego crash testing:

Toy car restoration story:

Nice car ad campaigns:

Bacchelli Villa, The Italian restoration maestros:

Cheers, Darryl.

Stuff from D. Sept. 27th, 2020

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1933 Ford Phaeton from the Vancouver area (Nice car, cool car collection and great garage):

Racer turned Rodder, Paul Gommi has an impressive car collection:

Wesley McRadu 1928 Ford Roadster build from Calgary, AB:

1955 Ford Sport Wagon:

Griots Garage Mini Rotory Polisher:

Road trip with double deuces:

Story about The California Kid movie:

Bill Vance chats about the Aerocar:

Jay Leno’s Honda S600:

Jay Leno’s 1972 Citroen:

Crusty rusty BMW 2002 build update:

A story on car hording:

TROG, The Race of Gentlemen story:

Buddy Allen Chevy C10 finds its way home:

The economics of vehicle buying:

Spending a day with a 1967 VW Samba Type 2 Microbus:

Pontiac GTO enjoys a renaissance of sorts in 1/64 scale:

Custom Honda Dax motorbike:

Shop tours:
10 hidden Hot Rod muscle car garages:

Mercedes Gull Wing from Vancouver Island sells for big bucks:

Retro story about the Fat attack cars:

A guide to Vintage Engine components

Are synthetic oils safe for you vintage engine:

Top motor oils from the past 50 years:

Thermostat info:

Getting your fluids in shape for next spring:

Cheers, Darryl.

Stuff from D. Sept. 20th, 2020

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Beiseker Mural by Dwight Lockhart commemorates Heighton Auto Restoration anniversary:

Halifax news article about Bad Chad Customs:

Hiltz Auto Co. website (Bad Chad Customs):

The 5 weirdest cars to ever race in Nascar:

1967 Mustang Carbon Fibre bodied car for only $300K:

Coral Cruiser 1955 Bel Air:

1965 Ford Galaxie rag top:

Five window 392 Hemi build was worth the wait:

Bill Vance chats about the LaSalle:

Unforgettable moments from the 24 hours of Le Mans(Great vintage pics):

Living with a JDM import, what you need to know:

The last Packard that never was:

1950 Chevy Thriftmaster pickup truck built by Icon:

The Old car smell story:

8 great old car drag magazines:

Street Outlaws Justin Shearer and his 1972 Pontiac Lemans:

How Carroll Shelby conquered Le Mans (Cool vintage pics):

Collecting vintage slot cars:

1965 Ford Falcon with an LS motor:

Detomaso Pantera Group 4 tribute car:

Info on the latest from Aaron Kaufmann of Gas Monkey garage fame:

Remembering the great racing legend Dyno Don Nicholson (Cool pics):

Preserving flaking paint:

Fox Body fixes:

ESAB Welder review:

How to fix your vintage wiper motor circuit:

Shop tours:
How Edelbrock makes its signature aluminum intake manifolds:

Don’s Kustoms, Fort Bragg:

Nice collection of V8 engine valve covers and a nice shop too:

Bad Chad Season 2 Episode 1:

XR GT Falcon Sleeper and an awesome vintage looking garage:

Watch Don Garlits fire up a hemi powered air raid siren (Crank it!):

5 minutes with Tim Strange of Strange Motion Rod & Custom:

Cheers, Darryl.

Stuff from D. Sept. 13th, 2020

Steam engine used in a Sawmill in the 1920s

Before I’m Gone Documentary (David Smith from Shockwave Seats and Procom Powder Coating) and full race coverage of the Canada 200 in Langford, BC:

Another story about David Smith taking up race car driving later in life:

Looking back at the history of the Canada 200 race in Langford, BC:

Three sets of brothers racing in the Canada 200 race in Langford, BC:

70s Camaro gets cut to pieces on live video:

Self taught restorer from Calgary, AB:

Bill Vance chats about the Rover 3500:

First Generation Camaro Design (Some cool vintage pics):

A chat with Malcolm Bricklin and hear the hidden stories of his car build:

Dream Hot Rod gets built:

Budget garage build:

Bodywork gapping tool from Strange Motion:

Restoration nightmare avoidance:

How to minimize risks when buying or selling overseas:

Six odd things you should keep in your toolbox:

Outsmarting the smart battery charger:

Add bluetooth to your old cars factory radio:

Cleaning up the inner fender:

1964 Mercury Marauder (Thanks Victor):

Hand carved 1967 Ford Mustang GT500:

Jay Leno and his 1932 Bugatti:

Cheers, Darryl.