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.

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