Stuff from D. February 11th, 2019

Frontline Image produced a video about the Don Earnshaw tribute cruise (Thanks Frontline Image!):
https://youtu.be/ICI1HqfB_0g

Ontario Police looking for license plate owner:
https://driving.ca/auto-news/news/ontario-police-looking-for-owner-of-stolen-mr-sexy-licence-plates

1951 Monarch Sport Sedan from Maple Ridge, BC:
https://driving.ca/mercury/column/collector-classics/collector-classics-1951-monarch-sport-sedan

1951 Nash Canadian Statesman “Airflyte” from Canmore, AB:
https://driving.ca/features/feature-story/on-the-road-elder-statesman-still-has-style

Big Bandit turns heads at Sema. Built by Zombie Body Shop in Manitoba:
https://autos.winnipegfreepress.com/news/763/’big-bandit’-turns-heads-at-competition.html

40 Ford pickup build:
https://www.fuelcurve.com/greg-welds-deceptively-sophisticated-40-ford-pickup/

66 Suburban built right:
https://www.fuelcurve.com/one-in-a-million/

2019 Goodguys builders choice awards, Nice awards, cool pics:
https://www.fuelcurve.com/goodguys-2019-builders-choice/

Good Guys Hall of Fame Road tour videos and pics:
https://www.fuelcurve.com/peaks-parks-plains/

Good Guys story on Maybellene, 1958 Lincoln Continental built by Kindig-It Design:
https://www.fuelcurve.com/maybellene/

Short interview with Nick Griot of Griot’s Garage:
https://www.fuelcurve.com/nick-griot/

An art display you can only truly enjoy from the air:
https://www.bigdoer.com/27686/exploring-history/gravitas/

Bill Vance chats about the Jeep Wagon:
https://www.timescolonist.com/driving/bill-vance-jeep-wagon-an-easy-sell-to-returning-gis-1.23627571

Bill Vance talks about the Willys Knight:
https://www.timescolonist.com/driving/bill-vance-willys-knight-offered-quiet-amid-the-clatter-1.23619986

A wild 56 Ford F100 Panel Van, great pics:
http://www.speedhunters.com/2019/02/wild-f100-much-horsepower/

Suede Palace display at GNRS:
https://www.hotrod.com/articles/suede-palace-model-display-traditional-highlights-2019-grand-national-roadster-show/

GNRS Styles and trends:
https://www.drivingline.com/articles/19-historic-hot-rod-styles-and-trends-from-the-2019-grand-national-roadster-show/

Rings Hot Rod Shop:
http://www.ringrods-hotrods.com/414243791

Tommy from Rings Hot Rod Shop has his own Youtube channel:
https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCVU4PlqUQzXiXE8q648kqgA/videos

Events:
The Seaside Cruisers have their newsletters posted here:
https://seasidecruizers.com/about/newsletters/

Shown & Shine is already at 226 entries out of 600, Poker Run 81 entries out of 150.
Better sign up soon if you are going.
The January and February newsletters have information about the Father’s Day Car show.

Tech:
How to adjust door gaps on a 1969 Camaro:
https://www.hotrod.com/articles/dont-come-unhinged-adjust-camaro-door-gaps/

Chevy C10 Floor and rocker panel replacement:
https://www.hotrod.com/articles/getting-rid-rot-chevy-c10-floor-rocker-panel-replacement/

Videos:
Sawatsky Sign-Off videos for your humour or special interest of the day:
https://vancouverisland.ctvnews.ca/video?binId=1.1787816

For Sale:
1965 Ford Econoline van from the Island for sale on Hemmings for big bucks:
https://www.hemmings.com/blog/2019/02/08/hemmings-find-of-the-day-1965-ford-econoline-3/

Gas Monkey Ferrari F40 will change hands yet again:
https://www.hemmings.com/blog/2019/02/07/the-most-recognized-ferrari-f40-of-all-time-heads-to-auction-again-courtesy-of-the-u-s-marshals-service/

Nice 48 Buick Roadmaster Sedanette going by auction on BAT:
https://bringatrailer.com/listing/1948-buick-roadmaster-sedanette-2/

Note: Some links may expire over time.

Cheers, Darryl.
https://darrylsdrivein.wordpress.com/

Calgary World of Wheels Feb. 22nd – 24th, 2019

The Calgary World of Wheels is

coming up soon!

Friday – Sunday

Feb. 22nd – 24th, 2019

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The Wild Thing, spotted at the show last year.

All the details for the show can be found here:

https://autorama.com/attend/calgary/

Discount tickets available at Auto Value Auto Parts.

Go here to check out pics from previous years

World of Wheels I have attended here:

https://www.flickr.com/photos/nvr_dun/collections/72157694752129895/

Hope to see you there!

 

 

 

Stuff from D. February 4th, 2019

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While in Powell River, I found out about the breakwater made out of ships:
http://www.concreteships.org/ships/powellriver/
https://powellriver.info/Tourism-Powell-River/images/brochures/The_Hulks_Brochure.pdf

https://www.prpeak.com/community/breakwater-ship-in-powell-river-to-become-underwater-reef-1.23343343

I see the guest appearance people for the Calgary World of Wheels are now announced.
WWE Rey Mysterio, Dennis Gage (My Classic Car), Catherine Bach (Daisy Duke):
https://autorama.com/attend/calgary/#features

The Canadian Classic Chevelles & Beaumonts club has posted a copy of the Yesterday’s Chevelle & El Camino club’s newsletter here:
https://cdnclassicchevellesbeaumonts.files.wordpress.com/2019/01/february_2019.pdf

Did you know you can read Hemmings Classic Car magazine back issue sections on line:
https://www.hemmings.com/magazine/hcc/

Island car collector Ted Forbes featured in this article:
https://www.goldstreamgazette.com/life/in-love-with-classic-cars/

Lower Mainland shop takes award at GNRS for 54 Studebaker:
https://driving.ca/studebaker/auto-news/news/collector-classics-1954-studebaker-champion

1976 Mercury Cougar story:
https://www.peninsulanewsreview.com/life/cat-on-the-prowl-1976-mercury-cougar-xr-7-turns-heads/

1961 Jaguar Roadster story:
https://www.peninsulanewsreview.com/life/1961-jaguar-roadster-is-classic-car-heaven/

1975 Ford Pickup still going strong for original owner:
https://driving.ca/ford/auto-news/news/on-the-road-in-duncan-he-trusts

A perfect day at the GNRS:
https://www.hemmings.com/blog/2019/01/31/one-perfect-day-the-grand-national-roadster-show/

GNRS pics (Thanks, Gerry):
https://www.flickr.com/photos/vegaslugnut/sets/72157706399723784

GNRS outdoor pics (Thanks, Gerry):
https://photos.app.goo.gl/wj8ZgmPWrMRj8Rjz5

Barrett Jackson 2019 pics (Thanks, Gerry):
https://www.flickr.com/photos/fritz-s-auto-repair/sets/72157675982877017

Sport Van Brochure for Michel and Doug M.:
http://prova275.tumblr.com/tagged/van

A caprice gets bought at the Mecum Kissimmee auction, the story here:
https://www.oldcarsweekly.com/blogs/under-the-hood/we-won-a-caprice-at-mecum-kissimmee-heres-what-we-paid

An update from Bring a Trailer on a 1961 GMC 1000 pickup purchased through the site a few years ago:
https://bringatrailer.com/2019/02/02/bat-auction-success-story-car-shows-and-adventures-in-a-1961-gmc-1000-pickup/

Tech:
Installing a Fitech EFI system:
https://www.hotrod.com/articles/simplified-sophistication-installing-fitech-efi/

Evaluating Miller Electric Multimatic 220:
https://www.hotrod.com/articles/evaluating-miller-electric-multimatic-220/

More fixems from Hotrod:
https://www.hotrod.com/articles/fixems-6/

The differences between Flat tappet Roller cams:
http://www.superchevy.com/how-to/additional-tech/1901-differences-between-flat-tappet-roller-cams/

Shop tours:
Central Coast Hot Rods:
https://www.hotrod.com/articles/builder-spotlight-chris-jensen-central-coast-hot-rods/

How they stamp out Reproduction steel parts for vintage cars:
https://www.hotrod.com/articles/stamping-reproduction-steel-parts-for-vintage-cars/

Video:
Del from Delmo’s speed talks about Air suspension systems:
https://www.onallcylinders.com/2019/01/30/video-air-suspension-101-an-introduction-to-air-suspension-systems/

1964 Mercury Marauder (I’ve had a soft spot for these since Doug C. in Calgary had one):
https://petrolicious.com/films/1964-mercury-marauder-the-odyssey

“This Old Tony” has lots of stuff to watch:
https://www.youtube.com/user/featony/videos

Beer Keg sidecar for Mike in Calgary:
https://uncrate.com/video/beer-keg-sidecar/

Inside the Youngtimer collection (Thanks, Dave R.):
https://uncrate.com/video/inside-the-youngtimer-collection/

For Sale:
1962 Humber Super Snipe (Never heard or saw one of these cars…):
https://www.usedvictoria.com/classified-ad/Outstanding-and-rare-Humber-Super-Snipe_32878593

Cheers, Darryl
Note: Some of the above links may expire as time goes on.

Stuff from D. January 28th, 2019

 

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Here are a few pics I took at the Inside Avenue Antiques Mall is Calgary, AB:
https://www.flickr.com/photos/nvr_dun/albums/72157678139051118

Your kids who like coloring will like this:
https://www.problemchildkustoms.com/coloring-pages.html

https://mailchi.mp/welderseries/colorcontest

Too bad the contest is over already.

Thanks to a picture from Maurice and some info. from Mike I now know about Rick Rietveld’s art.
Cool stuff, some of it is car related:
http://rietveldart.com/
Rick’s Shake and Bake is my favorite:
http://rietveldart.com/portfolio-item/shake-and-bake/

Are the days of pole mounted old cars numbered:
https://www.hemmings.com/blog/2015/05/08/are-the-days-of-pole-mounted-old-cars-numbered/

World of Wheels Calgary has announced the Celebrity Guest appearance people for this year:
https://autorama.com/attend/calgary/#features

Canadians that only live a few blocks from each other connect at Arizona auction:
https://driving.ca/auto-news/news/canadians-connect-with-arizona-auction-action

Toyota Supra back in production:
https://autos.winnipegfreepress.com/news/750/’the-legend-has-returned’.html

Speed is the New Black crew work on a Chevelle (Episode has been on tv already):
http://www.superchevy.com/features/1901-another-wild-build-speed-is-the-new-black-crew-ccs/

Speed is the New Black Chevelle pics from their website (Tons of pics):
http://www.classiccarstudio.com/speedshop/project/1971-chevrolet-chevelle/

You can see more of their projects here:
http://www.classiccarstudio.com/speedshop/project/

Ken Posies Fenical (I saw the Aeroliner Sport years ago at Barrett Jackson on display):
https://www.fuelcurve.com/ken-posies-fenical/

Hector’s 56 Nomad:
https://www.fuelcurve.com/worth-the-wait/

Bill Vance talks about the Futurliner Bus:
https://www.timescolonist.com/driving/bill-vance-gm-s-futurliner-was-an-art-deco-showcase-1.23611878

1948 Ford F1 (Sweet ride):
https://www.fuelcurve.com/1948-ford-f1-mike-stedman/

2019 upcoming Good Guys events season:
https://www.fuelcurve.com/make-the-scene-in-2019-upcoming-goodguys-event-season/

GNRS coverage article:
https://autoweek.com/article/car-life/grand-national-roadster-show-celebrates-70-years-14-ambr-entries

Another GNRS coverage article:
https://www.classicarnews.com/2019/01/22/grand-national-roadster-show-2/

Courtney Force announces retirement from NHRA:
https://autoweek.com/article/nhra/motorsports-community-reacts-courtney-forces-shock-nhra-retirement

Restomod Ford Broncos (A bit pricey…):
https://www.automobilemag.com/news/trestomod-ford-bronco-vintage-suv/

A visual tour of Deer Park Winery Auto Musuem in California:
https://www.automobilemag.com/news/visual-tour-deer-park-winery-auto-museum-california/

1956 Corvette Impala Concept:
https://macsmotorcitygarage.com/corvette-five-seater-the-1956-corvette-impala-concept/

Henry J story for Paul B:
https://macsmotorcitygarage.com/the-department-store-car-the-1952-53-sears-allstate/

A 1940 Packard Convertible for Chuck:
https://www.lowrider.com/rides/cars/fully-restored-1940-packard-110-convertible/

A kid gets his wish for Auto decals and more from auto companies:
https://www.msn.com/en-ca/autos/news/this-kid-asked-each-car-company-to-send-him-a-decal-they-sent-a-lot-more-than-that/ar-BBSEYer

Joe Sherlock chats about the latest Scottsdale Auctions:
http://www.joesherlock.com/Car-Musings8.html#2019_Scottsdale_Auctions

Scooby Doo Mystery Machine van sells for 59K at auction:
http://www.thehogring.com/2019/01/22/scooby-doo-mystery-machine-sells-for-59k/

For Sale:
Custom Runge Frankfurt Flyer being auctioned at BAT site:
https://bringatrailer.com/listing/runge-frankfurt-flyer-008/

Tech:
Proper hood door fender decklid gaps:
http://www.superchevy.com/how-to/paint-body/1901-how-to-proper-hood-door-fender-decklid-gaps-1969-camaro/

Superglue tip from Gerry:
https://youtu.be/KU2qph2vG9Y

Video:
Vernon’s Antique Toy Shop Car collection Newfoundland, Canada (Thanks, Gerry, Wow…):
https://youtu.be/UOPw_grOWn4

Old Movies link, Thanks to Brad:
http://www.tvraaca.org/oldmovies.htm#movie

Cheers, Darryl.