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!!!!!
http://player.vimeo.com/video/93587997

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:
http://vimeo.com/88100971

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:
http://vimeo.com/neemantools/axe-making

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.

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