Wild Wednesday Calgary Cruise Night

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

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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

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.