Stuff from D. Jan. 4th, 2015

Hi,
Happy New Year to everyone!

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Cool wall art spotted in Downtown Victoria, BC.


New Years Day 2015 Cruise pics link:
https://www.flickr.com/photos/nvr_dun/sets/72157650112858245/

Sidney Xmas Parade pics link:
https://www.flickr.com/photos/nvr_dun/sets/72157649692814117/

1929 Peerless car of the week:
http://www.oldcarsweekly.com/car-of-the-week/car-week-1929-peerless-model-six-81

Scoot Coupe (I want one!):
http://www.scootcoupe.com/

El Camino article:
http://driving.ca/chevrolet/auto-news/news/big-block-chevy-el-camino-was-ultimate-find

I was wondering what that Fire Truck parked on the side of the highway going into Victoria was for:
http://hazpro.weebly.com/

California Mille run:
http://californiamille.com/

Ricks Rodz:
http://www.ricksrodz.com/

Some articles on the Ron Pratte’s collection going up for auction:

Ron Pratte collection must have’s:
http://www.supercompressor.com/rides/the-best-cars-for-sale-at-the-barrett-jackson-ron-pratte-auction

http://www.azcentral.com/story/news/local/scottsdale/2014/12/09/arizona-car-collection-ron-pratte-barrett-jackson-auction/20107395/

http://www.barrett-jackson.com/Media/Home/Reader/the-ron-pratte-collection-a-monumental-move

http://www.foxsports.com/speed/cars/ron-prattes-stunning-car-collection-to-be-auctioned-off-at-barrett-jackson-scottsdale/

http://blog.classiccars.com/30475/

http://blog.hemmings.com/index.php/2012/01/19/five-vehicles-from-ron-prattes-collection-set-to-cross-barrett-jacksons-scottsdale-auction-block/

http://www.highline-autos.com/article/164/The-Ron-Pratte-Collection

http://blog.cokertire.com/gm-futurliner-restoration-ron-pratte/

http://www.velocity.com/tv-shows/barrett-jackson/videos/barrett-jackson-sneak-peek.htm

Royal’s Car Club video:
http://hotrodrevue.tv/royals/

Chevy Bob 1957 Chevy Truck:
http://www.kare11.com/story/news/local/land-of-10000-stories/2015/01/01/prinsburg-pickup-chevy-bob-sportel-75/21169665/

I knew that turn signal went somewhere:
http://www.kare11.com/media/cinematic/video/21180333/

Farm Ford resto:
http://driving.ca/ford/auto-news/news/restoring-pride-in-saskatchewan-mans-ride

Barn fire destroys car collection:
http://www.thedenverchannel.com/news/local-news/structure-fire-burns-in-weld-county-smoke-seen-for-miles

Some pics from the Calgary Firebird Show (not mine):
https://www.flickr.com/photos/125352640@N03/sets/72157645185600182/

Alberta Iron Indians show (from same guy):
https://www.flickr.com/photos/125352640@N03/sets/72157645142257896/

A nice 57 Desoto:
http://www.oldcarsweekly.com/car-of-the-week/car-week-1957-desoto-sportsman

1939 Packard Sedan article:
http://www.streetrodderweb.com/features/0906sr_1939_packard_sedan/

More updates to the Tool rescue blog:
http://toolrescue.blogspot.ca/

Cool Car Stamp maker winding down:
http://blog.hemmings.com/index.php/2014/10/22/rubber-stamps-not-quite-the-automotive-art-of-the-last-letterpress-engraver-in-new-york-city/

Rust never sleeps:
http://driving.ca/auto-news/news/rust-never-sleeps-heres-how-you-can-protect-your-car

Powder Coating article:
http://www.utsandiego.com/news/2014/oct/22/Olympic-Powder-Coatings/

Cool Buick Concept car:
http://www.oldcarsweekly.com/car-of-the-week/car-week-1951-buick-xp-300-concept

Ghoulish Hot Rods:
http://www.hotrod.com/features/1410-a-ghoulish-trio-of-odd-rods/

Nice Nova:
http://www.hotrod.com/cars/featured/1411-duramax-powered-chevrolet-nova-novamax/

West Van MG lover:
http://driving.ca/auto-news/news/west-van-driver-loves-her-little-red-mgb

Interesting truck mods:
http://www.curbsideclassic.com/my-curbside-classic/my-curbside-classic-1986-gmc-longhorn-my-version-of-a-gm-concept/#more-136662

Winter projects time:
http://blog.hemmings.com/index.php/2014/10/31/is-it-too-soon-to-talk-about-winter-projects/

Looks like they had a fun road trip:
http://www.rodauthority.com/features/2nd-western-canada-power-cruise-wettest-road-trip-ever/

What to look for:
http://blog.hemmings.com/index.php/2014/11/03/seeing-potential-what-to-look-for-when-trying-to-determine-if-a-car-is-worth-restoring/

Chrome place up Island:
http://www.shineonchrome.ca/index.html

Article about Rudy and his gullwings:
http://driving.ca/mercedes-benz/auto-news/news/this-b-c-man-brings-million-dollar-classic-cars-back-to-life

A cool vintage boat, a bit pricey though:
http://blog.hemmings.com/index.php/2014/11/07/hemmings-find-of-the-day-1956-lone-star-meteor/

47 Dodge cop car:
http://driving.ca/chrysler/300/auto-news/news/kids-give-40s-police-detective-car-a-new-life

Nice birthday Packard:
http://driving.ca/auto-news/news/this-packard-lady-found-her-perfect-birthday-gift

Jay Leno playing in the desert:
http://driving.ca/toyota/tundra/auto-news/entertainment/jay-leno-i-race-a-mean-toyota-tundra-through-the-california-desert

Handy site to identify dash instruments:
https://sites.google.com/site/identifyinginstrumentpanels/home

Model A adventure:
http://driving.ca/ford/auto-news/news/model-a-for-adventure-classic-ford-to-embark-on-epic-rally

Homemade Batmobile, that’s cool, watch the video:
http://lfpress.autonet.ca/2014/11/14/man-builds-a-street-legal-batmobile-replica-and-uses-it-for-good

A cool youtube site:
https://www.youtube.com/user/BarcroftCars

Nice upside down Ford Truck:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7rKPsFpJGqo&list=PLp7EiQvj6CqT8OWJ1b5kmsvpvttfiSO0M&index=2

1955 Truck article:
http://www.rodauthority.com/features/car-features/big-red-joe-holts-1955-series-two-short-bed-pickup/

Peugeot commercial filmed in Banff (Thanks Todd):
https://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=9zTheyLIvRc

Futurliner bus update:
http://blog.hemmings.com/index.php/2014/11/19/futurliner-no-10-to-go-on-national-historic-vehicle-register-finds-permanent-home/

Bitchen Rides TV show on Velocity:
http://www.velocity.com/tv-shows/bitchin-rides/videos/futureliner-engine-build.htm

Car video:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kU5xwrpcTAY&feature=share

Sheet Metal Terms:
http://www.motorbooks.com/motorbooks-blog/Pro-Sheet-Metal-Terms/370

Nice Corvair:
http://www.oldcarsweekly.com/car-of-the-week/car-week-1965-corvair-resto-mod

Nice 57 Chev:
http://www.oldcarsweekly.com/car-of-the-week/car-week-1957-chevrolet-custom

Sweet 50 Buick ragtop:
http://www.oldcarsweekly.com/car-of-the-week/car-week-1950-buick-custom-convertible-sedan

Van Commercial (Thanks Michel):
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=va8K016qYkg&feature=em-share_video_user

64 Chevy’s commercial (Thanks Michel):
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YoLF6eDfupI

65 Chevy’s commercial:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3769GbOMxhE

65 Fleetside commercial:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PgATzbd_Hfs

66 Chevy Truck and Van Commercial:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ShIyJ0LX6Fg

Family Truck builds:
http://driving.ca/chevrolet/auto-news/news/modifying-vintage-pickups-is-a-family-affair

My favorite dog car:
http://lauramanns.blogspot.ca/2014/07/febreze-commercial.html

Cardboard Box racing (Thanks Todd):
http://www.carthrottle.com/the-ken-box-crazy-cart-gymkhana-parody-sequel-has-landed/

Barn Finds article (Thanks Todd):
http://www.sportscardigest.com/forgotten-baillon-collection-artcurial-retromobile-2015/

Fuel line 101:
http://blog.hemmings.com/index.php/2014/12/05/tech-101-fuel-line-hose-what-you-should-and-should-not-use/

Beast of Turin, watch the video (Sounds like a cannon on start up, wicked!):
http://blog.hemmings.com/index.php/2014/12/04/after-a-100-year-slumber-the-beast-of-turin-comes-to-life-2/

53 Cadillac Concept Car:
http://www.oldcarsweekly.com/car-of-the-week/car-week-1953-cadillac-elegante-concept-car

Duracell Truck:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1UMXt6RFwCg

Spot welders:
http://www.hsautoshot.com/EngIndex.html

Kool ride:
http://driving.ca/volkswagen/auto-news/entertainment/this-pavement-scraping-turbocharged-franken-ghia-is-the-coolest-winter-car-ever

Jimmy Shines truck goes to auction:
http://blog.hemmings.com/index.php/2014/12/10/jimmy-shines-trendsetting-bare-metal-1934-ford-pickup-heads-to-auction/

Hagerty insurance claim:
http://toronto.ctvnews.ca/video?playlistId=1.2138552

Mad Max trailer (Thanks Todd):
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YWNWi-ZWL3c

Elcamino article:
http://autos.winnipegfreepress.com/news-article/classic-cruising/More-than-a-car/id-7976/

Nice garage bench setup:
http://www.garagejournal.com/2014/12/atomic-shop-update-the-work-bench/

B-24 Liberty restoration:
http://www.manspacemagazine.com.au/a-liberating-experience/

Turning an accident into a new job:
http://www.manspacemagazine.com.au/kuttafurra-lure-cave/

59 Impala convertible “Car of the week”:
http://www.oldcarsweekly.com/car-of-the-week/car-week-1959-chevrolet-impala

Jay and his Mopar, Hellcat….:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MWMjR3r-nsI

Grocery getter:
https://www.youtube.com/embed/gWAavCjVQvM?feature=player_detailpage

Burt’s Bandit car’s still fetching money:
http://blog.hemmings.com/index.php/2014/12/16/promotional-smokey-and-the-bandit-1977-pontiac-trans-am-sells-for-450000-in-las-vegas/

Icon Derilicts:
http://driving.ca/buick/auto-news/entertainment/icon-derelicts-bringing-rusty-vintage-cars-into-the-modern-age

Shelby Canada West Dealership:
http://driving.ca/ford/shelby/auto-news/news/canada-gets-its-first-full-service-shelby-dealership

Cool Museum video from Shane:
http://www.okobojicc.com/the-occ-experience.php

Dodge Brothers muddy day:
http://youtu.be/nq2jY1trxqg

Nice Triple car garage(The use of pallets interesting):
http://www.garagejournal.com/forum/showthread.php?t=221494

Studebaker article:
http://driving.ca/auto-news/news/buying-collector-cars-sight-unseen

Umm Sedan Delivery:
http://blog.hemmings.com/index.php/2014/12/19/hemmings-find-of-the-day-1983-chevrolet-malibu-classic-sedan-delivery/

Howard’s Buick:
http://blog.hemmings.com/index.php/2014/12/19/howard-hughes-record-setting-1953-buick-roadmaster-heads-to-auction/

Cool cars:
http://blog.hemmings.com/index.php/2014/12/19/carspotting-in-cuba-courtesy-of-graham-lloyd/

Another article on the new Mad Max movie:
http://blog.hemmings.com/index.php/2014/12/18/mad-max-returns-in-may-2015/

Car of the week 1946 Ford Custom:
http://www.oldcarsweekly.com/car-of-the-week/car-week-1946-ford-custom

Rat Rod video:
http://www.theglobeandmail.com/globe-drive/drive-video/video-rat-rods-rev-up-vintage-car-excitement/article22100369/#video0id22100369

Turbo article:
http://www.nytimes.com/2014/12/21/automobiles/collectibles/50-years-ago-the-turbocharger-was-a-disruptive-technology.html?ref=collectibles&_r=0

Fire Truck decorated for xmas:
http://driving.ca/ford/local-content/vancouver/first-new-port-moody-fire-truck-gets-festive-twist

Mike Owen’s builds up a cool tool case:
http://owenauto.ca/mg-tf-tool-roll/

Free floating floor:
http://blog.morries.com/2014/12/taking-the-cave-out-of-man-cave/#more-7616

Properly adjusting your Oxyacetylen torch:
http://www.motorbooks.com/motorbooks-blog/Properly-Adjusting-an-Oxyacetylene-Torch-and-nbsp/391

Truck article:
http://driving.ca/chevrolet/auto-news/news/survivor-a-fun-truck-to-drive

Chasing Cars show:
http://www.flat12gallery.com/home.html

Unimog:
http://driving.ca/mercedes-benz/auto-news/news/robust-unimog-a-no-nonsense-do-anything-beast

Sealegs boat:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=suJKiBcxhmQ

Cool Bugatti Replica:
http://www.carbuildindex.com/21748/pur-sang-bugatti-type-35-replica/

69 GTO full resto:
http://www.carbuildindex.com/37942/1969-pontiac-gto-restoration/

Update on Jay Leno’s projects:
http://www.carbuildindex.com/38555/video-a-jay-lenos-garage-restoration-projects-in-progress-update/

Highway to Sell Episode 1 Barracuda and Camaro:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GQZzBPGMiG8

Highway to Sell Episode Mustang and T-Bird:
http://youtu.be/SeHyMF9tvpE

Slicks Garage:
http://www.slicksgarage.com/

Highway to Sell Elcamino Episode:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=P4W5BUc4jeE

Highway to Sell 55 Chevy and Catalina Ragtop Episode:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_pFIDqWda5w

Highway to Sell Chevelle and Dart Episode:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YnxVeLc-Cuk

Highway to Sell Cougar and Chrysler Wagon Episode:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wFllyxUIezY

Misfits garage Episode 1 Part 1:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_fiZgW_niHo

Misfits garage Episode 1 part II:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2-BloMsuhqs

Cuban classics not likely coming stateside any time soon:
http://www.reuters.com/article/2014/12/26/us-cuba-usa-autos-idUSKBN0K40ZY20141226

Cheers, Darryl.