Stuff from D. April 2015

Rainbow Truck

Over the Rainbow in Clinton, BC.


Hi, Spring has arrived. Get out there and drive!!!!!:

Northwest Cruise Calendar for 2015 now out (Big Thanks to the team
that puts it together!):

http://members.shaw.ca/calgarycc/


Swedish car show “Power Big Meet”:

https://vimeo.com/59718224

Fast and Furious film story:

http://www.calgarysun.com/2015/03/29/the-best-stunts-from-the-fast–furious-films

Safari Wagon story:

http://driving.ca/pontiac/auto-news/news/on-the-road-half-century-in-safari

Calgary Car guy builds his own Morgan:

http://driving.ca/triumph/auto-news/news/on-the-road-father-of-invention

2000 Classic cars lined up in Coventry:

http://www.coventrytelegraph.net/news/more-2000-classic-cars-lined-8953880

RCMP Bust up Horsepower Hooligans Illegal Street Race:

http://www.canadianrodder.com/forum/showthread.php?t=19520

Newest Mad Max Trailer:

https://youtu.be/hEJnMQG9ev8

https://youtu.be/NY-r5-k5e04

Fast n Furious car builder:

http://www.hotrod.com/features/1503-dennis-mccarthy-man-behind-the-cars-of-fast-and-furious/

A track being built on Vancouver Island:

http://www.islandmotorsportresort.com/

http://www.islandmotorsportresort.com/news/

New Medical Taxi:

http://www.theglobeandmail.com/globe-drive/culture/technology/cut-the-cost-of-ambulance-trips-with-a-new-type-of-vehicle/article23702229/

The Beast of Turin coming to Goodwood in June (Go to full screen mode and crank the sound up!):

https://youtu.be/bsdWgmp4TaQ

Articles about the Beast of Turin:

http://www.msn.com/en-ca/autos/enthusiasts/the-beast-of-turin-rides-again-after-100-years/ar-AAalwJp

http://autoweek.com/article/classic-cars/beast-turin-awakens-fiat-s76-driven-first-time-century-and-its-angry

http://theoldmotor.com/?p=141582

Cool 49 Chev Deluxe:

http://carbuying.jalopnik.com/you-can-now-buy-one-of-the-coolest-restomods-ever-for-1695557783/+nicoleconlan

Original Parts Group shopping trip:

http://www.curbsideclassic.com/blog/cc-outtake-a-trip-to-original-parts-group/#more-151697

Challenger Scat Pack idea:

http://www.allpar.com/cars/concepts/dodge/scat-pack.html

Dentist’s beware, Camaro used to pull kid’s tooth out:

http://www.automobilemag.com/features/news/1504-professional-wrestler-yanks-out-sons-baby-tooth-with-camaro/

Unassuming garage:

http://www.manspacemagazine.com.au/unassuming-garage/

V16 Marmon motor in Hot Rod:

http://www.carbuildindex.com/44577/video-v16-marmon-engine-in-a-34-ford/#more-44577

Bug Eye motor swap:

http://www.carbuildindex.com/44456/1965-austin-healey-sprite-build-with-turbocharged-1-6l-miata-engine-swap/

Caddy pickup for Dave:

http://bringatrailer.com/2015/04/04/caddy-caddy-custom-1959-cadillac-deville-pick-up/

Don’t let the Valet park your Ferrari:

http://www.topspeed.com/cars/car-news/valet-parking-crashes-ferrari-599-gto-ar168624.html

Corvair article for Shane:

http://www.macsmotorcitygarage.com/2015/04/02/video-the-1960-corvair-in-action/

Nash Metropolitan story:

http://www.macsmotorcitygarage.com/2015/03/31/the-nash-metropolitan-story/

Mercedes Gull Wing article:

http://driving.ca/mercedes-benz/sl-class/auto-news/news/ebay-find-one-of-canadas-most-exotic-collector-cars

Flying car goes across the block:

http://www.theglobeandmail.com/globe-drive/news/trans-canada-highway/once-futuristic-flying-car-up-for-auction/article22364636/

Ontario collector with warehouse of cars:

http://www.theglobeandmail.com/globe-drive/in-pictures-ford-truck-after-ontario-man-spends-hundreds-of-thousands-on-it/article22275774/?from=22364636

Trikes get a makeover in 2015:

http://www.latimes.com/business/autos/la-fi-hy-three-wheelers-20150103-story.html#page=1

Catch the Auction action:

http://autos.winnipegfreepress.com/news-article/classic-cruising/Catch-the-AUCTION-ACTION/id-8026/

Cool pivoting vice:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=f7hRQ3Bu4VA#t=69

Interesting Jag restoration at Owen Auto:

http://owenauto.ca/the-italian-job-finished-part-2/

Nice starter rebuild project:

http://blog.hemmings.com/index.php/2015/01/08/what-happens-when-mini-projects-grow/

Parts hunting in China:

http://www.speedhunters.com/2015/01/car-parts-hunting-in-china/#chapter-needle-in-a-nbsp-haystack

32 Ford advertising video:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1y_sSW9J6r0#t=47

Coffee Clutchers (These guys have the right idea…):

http://www.gunnersgreatgarage.com/2014/12/25/coffee-clutchers-and-garage-sessions/

Corvette Commercial:

http://vimeo.com/55461336

Javelin article:

http://www.oldcarsweekly.com/car-of-the-week/car-week-1974-amc-javelin

Sema 2014 slideshow (Thanks Todd):

http://www.photoshow.com/watch/yw9cC7Ad

Tractor video, Crank up the sound (Thanks Todd):

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=evZLU_o7LH8

69 Cars do burnout video (Thanks Todd):

http://youtu.be/38hlxUuzx2o

Cool car sales place:

http://www.rkmotorscharlotte.com/sales/inventory/active#!/

Nice Eldorado from Paul M.:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=M6AUatsoEi8

Thunderbird article:

http://www.oldcarsweekly.com/car-of-the-week/car-week-1956-ford-thunderbird

Barracuda Clone article:

http://driving.ca/plymouth/auto-news/news/cuda-clone-like-none-other

Eye candy pics from the auction week:

http://blog.classiccars.com/eye-candy-images-arizona-auctions-2/

Alpha Romeo build up video:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=A9LdyVWY6yw

Never enough Alpha video:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nx2sPfgqlkg

Mustang article:

http://driving.ca/ford/mustang/auto-news/news/classic-boss-is-the-stuff-of-boyhood-dreams

Crunched Cobra kit car goes for $24K:

http://www.barrett-jackson.com/Events/Event/Details/1965-SHELBY-COBRA-RE-CREATION-ROLLING-CHASSIS-178492

Classic Ford article:

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

A nice Dodge Lancer for Paul:

http://www.oldcarsweekly.com/car-of-the-week/car-week-1958-dodge-royal-lancer

Ford Turbo scream from Dan:

http://www.dragzine.com/news/video-watch-a-ford-2-3-turbo-scream-to-10000-rpm/

Jimmy Shine’s pick up sold for $236,500.00 at BJ, wow:

http://www.barrett-jackson.com/Events/Event/Details/1934-FORD-CUSTOM-JIMMY-SHINE-PICKUP-179771

Got to love low bridges:

http://youtu.be/xzkWTcDZFH0

Dale Adams Automotive in Calgary gets Shelby certified rights:

http://calgaryherald.com/business/local-business/calgary-auto-shop-becomes-shelby-american-certified

Philip from Car Talk passes away (He was a great car guy……):

http://www.timscartalk.ca/an-automobile-pioneer-passes

Cabin Fever cure:

http://www.oldcarsweekly.com/blogs/under-the-hood/french-lake-auto-parts-visit-cures-cabin-fever

Magazine addiction, (see it’s just not me):

http://www.oldcarsweekly.com/blogs/gunners-garage/many-many-many-motoring-magazines

A tour of Coker Tire:

http://www.hotrod.com/features/1501-a-tour-of-coker-tire/

67 Cougar article (Some inspiration for Steve):

http://www.oldcarsweekly.com/car-of-the-week/car-week-1967-mercury-cougar

Some info on Boyd Coddinton’s wife, I didn’t know he didn’t have a will:

http://www.ocregister.com/articles/hot-96057-boyd-rod.html

Factory Five Power Nation all girls build (Boyd’s wife is one of the builders):

http://www.powernationtv.com/episode/DM2014-13/427-cobra-replica-all-girls-build

Detroit Muscle 49 Ford Project Banana Split – Deadly Doors(You have to hit the “+” on the speaker to get the audio on):

http://www.powernationtv.com/episode/DM2015-01/project-banana-split-deadly-doors

Challenger Truck Floor change video(You have to hit the “+” on the speaker to get the audio on):

http://www.powernationtv.com/episode/DM2014-23/project-ultra-violet-body-beautiful

Our Sunfire Rear defroster wasn’t working(The switch would engage and the light/relay would come on but not power at the window:

A quick google search and:

http://www.justanswer.com/car/1klu5-2002-pontiac-sunfire-rear-defroster-doesn-t-work.html

Melted pins in the plug behind the carpet. Install a butt splice and back in business. Thanks. Google……

1958 Ford Skyliner article:

http://driving.ca/ford/auto-news/news/collector-classics-1958-ford-skyliner

Cool Dorsel fin car:

http://www.curbsideclassic.com/blog/what-if/what-if-outtake-ask-and-you-shall-receive/

Toronado Pusher:

http://www.curbsideclassic.com/blog/1968-oldsmobile-mini-toronado-need-a-push/

Dubai Police video (Thanks to Tom 35 Ford):

https://www.youtube.com/v/tjPUGMJ86E0%26rel=0%26fs=1%26autoplay=1

Red Neck Fisherman (Thanks Todd):

https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?v=541806692496290

Studebaker Woody:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CiN0nAHg0Ow

Adams Farwell video (cool motor):

https://www.youtube.com/embed/Y0XbqHUAI-0?feature=player_detailpage

Nice Corvette at auction:

http://bringatrailer.com/listing/1963-chevrolet-corvette/

Got this one from Martin (I want a red phone booth!):

http://www.unicornrestorations.com/

Nice Chevy II:

http://autos.winnipegfreepress.com/news-article/classic-cruising/Deuces-WILD/id-8079/

Tempest article:

http://www.curbsideclassic.com/blog/what-if/curbside-what-if-the-turbo-tempest-twin-drive/#more-147794

Nice shop and car collection:

http://www.manspacemagazine.com.au/welcome-leggo-land/

Car Stackers:

http://www.manspacemagazine.com.au/stack-slide/

3D printed cobra:

http://www.carsandparts.com/Articles/Cars/Car-Builds/3-d-printed-cobra

1970 Monte Carlo article:

http://www.oldcarsweekly.com/car-of-the-week/car-week-1970-chevrolet-monte-carlo

Fire Truck crushes Firebird:

http://beforeitsnews.com/motor-junkies/2014/01/the-news-you-never-want-to-get-a-fire-truck-landed-on-your-pristine-60s-musclecar-that-youve-had-for-34-years-since-age-16-2485518.html

http://www.denverpost.com/ci_12565202

Tony’s new business ad:

http://www.usedvictoria.com/classified-ad/COLLECTOR-CAR-RESTORATION_24135869

Car Collection going to China:

http://driving.ca/buick/auto-news/news/collector-classics-beijing-bound

Aluminum Ford Truck Hype:

http://driving.ca/ford/f-150/auto-news/news/motor-mouth-aluminum-f-150-not-quite-the-revolution-we-hoped-for

The Bubblegum man gets some media exposure talking about the cruise

calendar that’s the bible for the car show schedule:

http://driving.ca/ford/local-content/calgary/on-the-road-calendar-guys

First Camaro build:

http://www.speedville.com/video-story-of-the-first-camaro-ever-built/

Old Cars Weekly online mag issue:

http://media2.fwpublications.com.s3.amazonaws.com/OCW/OCExpress03192015.pdf?et_mid=728602&rid=241905099

1963 Impala article:

http://www.oldcarsweekly.com/car-of-the-week/car-week-1963-chevrolet-impala

Happy Valentine’s (Thanks Todd):

http://devour.com/video/love-from-land-rover/

Check this out – you might be in here a while! (Thanks Ken):

 http://issuu.com/search?q=hot+rod

Peugot commerical:
http://youtu.be/9zTheyLIvRc

Garage Magazine:
http://issuu.com/garagestylemagazine/docs/gsm_issue_22

http://issuu.com/garagestylemagazine/docs/gsm_issue_28_issuu/54?e=1623338/11652177

http://issuu.com/search?q=garage%20style%20magazine

1958 Chrysler article:
http://www.oldcarsweekly.com/car-of-the-week/car-week-1958-chrysler-saratoga

1970 Oldsmobile ragtop article(Tony will like this one!):
http://www.oldcarsweekly.com/car-of-the-week/car-week-1970-oldsmobile-cutlass-supreme-sx

Tesla battery hacking article:
http://www.theglobeandmail.com/globe-drive/culture/technology/why-hacking-a-tesla-battery-may-foreshadow-an-energy-revolution/article23402923/

1971 El Camino article:
http://autos.winnipegfreepress.com/news-article/classic-cruising/All-dressed-up-and-raring-to-go/id-8192/

Life on the shop floor:
http://theoldmotor.com/?p=140477

1972 Ford Capri resto video:
http://www.carbuildindex.com/43326/restoration-video-1972-ford-capri-rs-2600-replica/

Mercedes Gull Wing article:
http://blog.hemmings.com/index.php/2015/03/13/briggs-cunninghams-gullwing-mercedes-benz-300-sl-added-to-national-historic-vehicle-register/

A few pics from my stopover in Clinton, BC:
https://www.flickr.com/photos/nvr_dun/sets/72157651099742758/

Chevy small block time lapse rebuild:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W5saoYQIlh8

Mustang replica:
https://autos.yahoo.com/blogs/motoramic/this-ford-mustang-replica-sells-for–120-000–triple-the-cost-of-an-original-083641985.html

Cool Willy’s Glass car build (Thanks Todd):
http://www.mig-welding.co.uk/forum/threads/60s-style-gasser-willys-build.40254/

1940 Buick Ragtop:
http://driving.ca/buick/auto-news/news/how-a-rare-vintage-buick-became-a-prized-family-heirloom

Schwinn Sting Ray bikes:
http://www.bbc.com/autos/story/20150319-the-schwinn-sting-ray-no-longer-childs-play

Old Tires live on:
http://www.bbc.com/autos/story/20140802-discarded-tires-tread-again

Lethbridge Swap Meet pics from a friend in Calgary:
http://s298.photobucket.com/user/OneBad56/library/2015%20Lethbridge%20Swap%20meet?sort=3&page=1

New changes from ICBC regarding collector car builds in progress:
http://www2.news.gov.bc.ca/news_releases_2013-2017/2015TRAN0028-000370.htm

When Sears sold cars(Paul B should like this one):
http://www.motorcities.org/Story/When+Sears+Sold+Vehicles+Remembering+the+Allstate+br+By+Robert+Tate+Automotive+HistorianResearcher+br+Images+Courtesy+of+the+National+Automotive+Collection+br-396.html

Nice truck for sale on eBay:
http://lowtechblog.blogspot.ca/2015/03/for-sale-ians-1934-coffee-truck.html
Video of the truck (Turn up the sound!):
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kYMAJA3_Rts

Nice electric bicycle (I want one):
http://www.classicdriver.com/en/article/bikes/vintage-electric-produces-board-track-bicycles-spark

Classic Shelby article:
http://driving.ca/ford/shelby/auto-news/news/thunderous-classic-shelby-is-one-of-just-318-ever-made

1922 Ford Tow truck:
http://www.oldcarsweekly.com/car-of-the-week/car-of-the-week-1922-ford-model-t-ford-tow-truck

Larry Dixon dragster crash:
http://markjrebilas.com/blog/?p=21971#more-21971

How body shops must adapt to aluminum now:
http://www.edmontonjournal.com/business/Autobody+repair+industry+mettle+adapt+aluminum/10919310/story.html

1967 Chevelle SS 396 article:
http://www.oldcarsweekly.com/car-of-the-week/car-of-the-week-1967-chevelle-ss-396

Vancouver Auto Show highlights:
http://www.wheels.ca/news/best-2015-vancouver-international-auto-show/

Vintage Trailer article:
http://www.latimes.com/business/autos/la-fi-hy-airstream-20150328-story.html#page=1

Divco article for Ken C:
http://egarage.com/car-profiles/divco_milk_truck/

59 car build video from GM:
https://youtu.be/ACWMbeXd31s

Nice custom El Camino for Dave:
http://www.hemmings.com/classifieds/carsforsale/chevrolet/el_camino/1728974.html

GMC Motorhome story:
http://www.carguychronicles.com/2015/03/gmc-motorhome-home-is-where-you-park-it.html

GMC Motorhome article:
http://www.bbc.com/autos/story/20150127-forty-years-on-gmc-motorhome-remains-on-the-move
Cheers, Darryl.


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