Wild Wednesday Calgary Cruise Night

New information is coming for the 2020 season. I will make a new post with the information once the organizers provide it to me.

It’s official.
For 2019 the Wild Wednesday’s Cruise nights will be held at the
A & W Crowfoot starting May 8th!

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Major Sponsor: Lift King
Sponsor: Auto Value Parts Stores
Sponsor: SVAA
Sponsor: Lowe’s
Sponsor: North Star Group
Sponsor: Fountain Tire Crowfoot
Sponsor: CIBC
Lead Charity: Prostaid Calgary
Collector Vehicle Insurance Sponsor: Hagerty
Hosted By: A & W Crowfoot

Lethbridge Swap Meet pics 2019

A few pics I took at the 2019 Lethbridge Swap Meet in February are now available.
Crack open your favorite beverage and take a walk around the swap meet with me:
https://www.flickr.com/photos/nvr_dun/albums/72157706517267761

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Huge Thanks to the Southern Alberta Antique & Classic Auto Club for hosting this event and all the volunteers that help make it happen.

Stuff from D. April 1st, 2019

A big player in the British car restoration game is Kip Motor Company in Dallas, TX:
https://www.kipmotor.com/

A 1934 Ford Ute was the perfect retirement project for this Kelowna man:
https://driving.ca/ford/column/collector-classics/collector-classics-1934-ford-ute

Donated Camaros given to The Dreams Take Flight charity in Calgary:
https://driving.ca/chevrolet/camaro/column/on-the-road/donated-camaros-give-flight-to-dreams

The aftermarket body shells are becoming more and more popular:
http://www.superchevy.com/features/1903-dwindling-supply-classic-chevy-cars-aftermarket-is-stepping-up-to-help/

How a 57 Chevy materialized after starting with a trade of a dirt bike for a Mercury Cougar:
http://www.superchevy.com/features/1903-larry-ashleys-tri-five-began-life-as-honda-xl600r/

Vintage pics of the Pisano bros. 67 Camaro match race funny car:
http://www.superchevy.com/features/1903-historical-feature-on-pisano-bros-1967-chevrolet-camaro-match-race-funny-car/

Goodguys GRT 100 build part 2:
https://www.fuelcurve.com/building-the-goodguys-grt-100-giveaway-vehicle-part-2/

Sweet 59 Impala story and pics:
https://www.fuelcurve.com/dream-realized-59-impala/

Bill Vance chats about the Austin Seven:
https://www.timescolonist.com/driving/bill-vance-austin-seven-was-a-tiny-car-for-the-people-1.23774199

Motorcycles on display at The Quail for Mike in Ontario:
https://www.hemmings.com/blog/2019/03/29/featured-classes-announced-for-2019-the-quail-motorcycle-gathering/

Monkey Bikes (Honda Mini-Bikes) going up for auction:
https://www.classicdriver.com/en/article/bikes/monkeying-around-dorotheums-scootermania-reloaded-auction

76 Chevy C10 comes back to life:
http://www.junkyardlife.com/2019/03/1976-chevy-c-10-scottsdale-stepside.html

Jerry Smiths cool cars at San Tan Hot Rods, great pics:
https://www.highline-autos.com/jerry-smiths-cool-cars-at-san-tan-hot-rods/

Driving a 400 horsepower Ford Falcon down British roads:
https://petrolicious.com/articles/driving-a-400-horsepower-ford-falcon-down-british-b-roads-is-an-afternoon-well-spent

Lebaron Bonney interiors files for bankruptcy:
http://www.thehogring.com/2019/03/23/lebaron-bonney-company-files-bankruptcy/

Randy Rundle renos his bathroom, carguy style:
https://fifthaveinternetgarage.blogspot.com/2019/03/bathroom-overhaul.html

Videos:
Nissan V8 Powered Ford Fairlaine Burnout car for Larry:
https://youtu.be/JcmGWWd4EG0

The life of a fabricator:
https://www.drivingline.com/articles/life-of-a-fabricator-the-fab-school-video/

1962 Lincoln Continental:
https://petrolicious.com/films/1962-lincoln-continental-executive-demo

Tech Tips:
Autobody paint and wet sanding tips from the pros:
http://www.superchevy.com/how-to/paint-body/1903-autobody-paint-and-wet-sanding-tips-from-pros/

How to create aluminum trim moldings:
http://www.thehogring.com/2019/03/29/create-aluminum-trim-moldings/

Shop tours:
Winnipeg man enjoys working in his 1000 square foot shop:
https://driving.ca/auto-news/news/in-the-garage-red-seal-mechanic-doesnt-need-to-go-far-to-tinker

Note: Some links may expire over time.

Cheers, Darryl

White Post Auto Museum Swap Meet 2019

This is an old post for the 2019 Event. Go to Categories section on the right side of my main page and click “Swap Meets” link to go to events for 2020.

The 2019 September 21st 2019 Fall swap meet details can be found here:
https://darrylsdrivein.wordpress.com/2019/09/04/white-post-fall-swap-meet-sept-21st-2019/

The White Post Auto Museum is having their Classic Car & Parts Swap Meet on Saturday May 5th, 2019 in Tappen, BC. Poster details from the White Post Auto Musuem:

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Further details here: https://www.whitepostautomuseum.com/swap-meet

Stuff from D. March 25th, 2019

Wavecrest is a car show in California put on by the San Diego Woodies car club:
https://www.sandiegowoodies.com/

Cobra goes ditch hunting in Courtenay (Thanks, Maurice):
https://www.cheknews.ca/man-taken-to-hospital-after-high-speed-crash-in-courtenay-544291/

Penstocks being removed in Campbell River (I saw these recently when I was in Campbell River last):
https://www.campbellrivermirror.com/news/penstocks-coming-out-at-old-john-hart-generating-station/

Vintage cars spotted at Vancouver Auto Show:
https://driving.ca/mercury/auto-shows/vancouver-auto-show/these-guys-arent-singing-the-mercury-blues

1948 Dodge shared by each generation in Ontario:
https://driving.ca/dodge/column/on-the-road/no-getting-out-of-dodge-for-this-family

Winnipeg Piston Ring’s World of Wheels organizer likes his 1956 Chevy:
https://autos.winnipegfreepress.com/news/794/feeling-nostalgic.html

Goodguys GRT 100 Ford giveaway truck is coming along:
https://www.fuelcurve.com/building-the-goodguys-grt-100-giveaway-vehicle-part-1/

A few trucks from the Lone Star Nationals:
https://www.fuelcurve.com/truckload-of-hot-haulers/

Cool 1957 Chevy from the Bay area:
https://www.fuelcurve.com/a-bay-area-original/

Spring Nationals Weekend pics:
https://www.fuelcurve.com/spring-training-2019-spring-nationals-weekend-rewind/

Bill Vance chats about the Camaro, Chevy’s answer to the Mustang:
https://www.timescolonist.com/driving/bill-vance-camaro-was-chevy-s-answer-to-the-mustang-1.23671077

On the ground at the Portland Roadster show:
https://www.hemmings.com/blog/2019/03/22/on-the-ground-at-the-2019-portland-roadster-show/

Porsche celebrates the 917, some cool vintage pics:
https://www.hemmings.com/blog/2019/03/21/porsche-celebrates-the-iconic-917s-50th-birthday/

Simeone Museum to showcase Tucker cars:
https://www.hemmings.com/blog/2019/03/21/simeone-museum-to-present-the-tucker-insight-from-the-tucker-family-owners-and-preservationists/

Vintage Vincent motorbike for Mike in Ontario:
https://www.hemmings.com/blog/2019/03/20/1953-vincent-series-c-black-shadow-highlights-the-shannons-sydney-autumn-classic-auction/

Custom bike for Mike in Ontario:
http://fueltank.cc/blog/cwzon-r18

Randy from the Special Car Store goes to the Vancouver International auto show:
http://www.specialcarstore.com/content/99th-vancouver-international-auto-show-top-picks-and-debuts

Transform your garage with Covertek:
http://www.manspacemagazine.com.au/inside-shedtransform-your-garage/

Airplanes and Hot Rod Tractors article (For Tom in Calgary):
https://fifthaveinternetgarage.blogspot.com/2018/10/airplanes-and-hot-rod-tractors-in-kansas.html

Shop Tours:
Rod Hadfield’s Hot Rod shop in Australia:
http://www.manspacemagazine.com.au/great-spacesneed-speed/

Jim Simpson’s garage:
https://www.hotrod.com/articles/this-guys-garage-jim-simpson-williamston-sc/

Video:
Hot Rods ripping down Santa Barbara streets:
https://autoweek.com/article/classic-cars/check-out-traditional-hot-rods-rip-down-santa-barbara-streets

A rusty crusty 1972 Porsche 911 that gets driven:
https://petrolicious.com/films/1972-porsche-911s-targa-preserved-not-pristine

EV West is converting vintage cars to electric:
https://uncrate.com/video/converting-classic-cars-into-evs/

Tech:
Air conditioning tips from the pros:
https://www.lowrider.com/how-to-tech/interior-electrical/air-conditioning-tips-from-the-pros/

Plymouth AAR Cuda Quarter replacement with video:
https://www.hotrod.com/articles/restor-corner-amd-1970-plymouth-aar-cuda-quarter-replacement/

How to rebuild a Tremec T5 Transmission:
http://www.superchevy.com/how-to/transmission/1903-how-to-rebuild-a-tremec-t-5-transmission/

Cheers, Darryl.
Note: Some links may expire over time.