Stuff from D. August 25th, 2019

Hi,

Random car stuff I find on the web.

Note: Some links may expire over time.

Iron gate motor condos for car guys in Illinois (Thanks Martin):
https://www.irongatemotorcondos.com/

India and its Electric Ricksaws:
https://www.nytimes.com/2019/08/22/technology/india-electric-vehicle-rickshaw.html

Why owning and restoring classic cars is good for your mental health:
https://driving.ca/column/collector-classics/owning-and-restoring-classic-cars-is-good-for-your-mental-health

Bentley takes home best of show at Pebble Beach:
https://driving.ca/bentley/auto-news/news/bentley-takes-home-best-in-show-at-2019-pebble-beach-concours-delegance

1939 Type 64 car built by Ferdinand Porsche didn’t sell due to misunderstanding:
https://driving.ca/porsche/auto-news/news/type-64-nazi-car-fails-to-sell-amid-big-auction-blunder

Another article about the Type 64:
https://journal.classiccars.com/2019/08/23/going-going-oops-porsche-64-no-sale/

Galaxie 500 XL put Ford on the racing map from Winnipeg:
https://autos.winnipegfreepress.com/news/828/galaxie-500-xl-put-ford-on-racing-map.html

West Coast Nationals pics:
https://www.fuelcurve.com/friday-first-look-33rd-west-coast-nationals-presented-by-basf/

A guide to tri-five chevy parts:
https://www.fuelcurve.com/a-guide-to-tri-five-chevy-parts/

Scott Hawleys 1932 Ford Coupe built by Roy Brizio Street Rods:
https://www.fuelcurve.com/scott-hawleys-1932-ford-coupe-by-roy-brizio-street-rods/

Grundy Insurance Great American Nationals:
https://www.fuelcurve.com/weekend-rewind-1st-grundy-insurance-great-american-nationals/

Hot Rods at Pebble Beach Concours Delegance:
https://www.automobilemag.com/news/hot-rods-pebble-beach-concours-delegance-history-photos/

Triumph TR3A rebuild part 5:
https://www.hemmings.com/blog/2019/08/21/my-triumph-obsession-part-v-rebuilding-the-1960-tr3a-body/

You can read the rest of the TR3A rebuild articles here:
https://www.hemmings.com/blog/tag/my-triumph-obsession/

An article about magazine car covers:
https://www.hemmings.com/blog/2019/08/19/the-200-club-200-covers-zero-conclusions/

Hot Rod power tour day 3:
https://www.hotrod.com/articles/hot-rod-power-tour-2019-day-3-road-bristol-2/

Read more 2019 Hot Rod Power tour articles here:
https://www.hotrod.com/topics/power-tour/

Mopars rotting away in a forest:
https://www.hotrod.com/articles/abandoned-forest-road-runner-super-bees-rot-away-trees/

An LS motor in a Mopar for the Mopar guys:
https://www.hotrod.com/articles/ls-engine-mopar-owner-says/

1932 Roadster pickup built by Hollywood Hot Rods:
https://www.hotrod.com/articles/a-1932-roadster-pickup-from-hollywood-hot-rods-puts-power-on-display/

Tech:
Professor Hammer talks about welding:
https://www.hotrod.com/articles/professor-hammers-metalworking-tips-55/

How to install a new AMD windshield in a Plymouth Scamp:
https://www.hotrod.com/articles/how-to-install-amd-windsheild-plymouth-scamp/

7 most common Spark plug wire questions answered by Taylor cable products:
https://www.streetmusclemag.com/tech-stories/electronics-efi/7-most-common-wspark-plug-wire-questions-from-taylor-cable-products/

Why plastic screwdriver handles sometimes smell (I have some excelite screwdrivers like that):
https://toolguyd.com/why-hard-plastic-screwdriver-handles-smell-like-vomit/

Shop Tours:
Hennessey Performance tour:
https://www.hotrod.com/articles/hennessey-performance-shop-tour/

Speedway Motors tour:
https://www.hotrod.com/articles/2019-arp-street-rodder-speedway-motors-road-tour-part-3/

Video:
69 Mercedes 280 SL gets a wash and detail after sitting in a garage for 37 years:
https://uncrate.com/video/detailing-a-1969-mercedes-280-sl/

Cheers, Darryl.

Stuff from D. August 18th, 2019

Some car related links for you:

It was cool to see our local car show mentioned in the local newspaper(Complete with video), they even snapped a pic of Colin’s car:
https://www.peninsulanewsreview.com/local-news/gear-heads-and-amateurs-alike-gathered-on-beacon-avenue-for-the-2019-sidney-summer-car-show/

Crazy for Classic cars in Langford:
https://www.peninsulanewsreview.com/life/crazy-for-classic-cars/

When one project turns into two:
https://www.hagerty.com/articles-videos/articles/2019/08/15/i-committed-the-cardinal-sin-of-project-cars-and-im-not-sorry

In praise of the econobox, Annual Westiva festival:
https://driving.ca/column/on-the-road/in-praise-of-the-econobox

1970 Ford Mustang Boss 302 really worth $135K:
https://www.wheels.ca/car-reviews/is-a-1970-ford-mustang-boss-302-really-worth-135000/

1st pics from Grundy Great American Nationals:
https://www.fuelcurve.com/friday-first-look-1st-grundy-great-american-nationals/

Goodguys Hot Rod Week kicks off on Monday:
https://www.fuelcurve.com/goodguys-hot-rod-week-kicks-off-on-monday/

1931 Ford Roadster by Hilton Hot Rods:
https://www.fuelcurve.com/1931-ford-roadster-by-hilton-hot-rods/

Great Northwest Nationals pics:
https://www.fuelcurve.com/weekend-rewind-18th-great-northwest-nationals/

Bill Vance chats about the VW vans craze:
https://www.timescolonist.com/driving/bill-vance-vw-led-minivans-rise-to-prominence-1.23917757

Concours d’Lemons (My kind of show):
https://classicmotorsports.com/news/lemons-2019-monterey/

Jesada Technik Museum Part 1, The older stuff:
http://www.curbsideclassic.com/blog/museum/museum-classics-jesada-technik-museum-part-1-the-older-stuff-pre-1960/

Jesada Technik Museum Part 2, The 60’s to 90s stuff:
http://www.curbsideclassic.com/blog/museum/museum-classics-jesada-technik-museum-part-2-the-newer-stuff-1960-1990/

Jesada Technik Museum Part 3, The micro cars:
http://www.curbsideclassic.com/blog/museum/museum-classics-jesada-technik-museum-part-3-the-stranger-stuff/#more-326672

Robert Tate talks about the 1948 Chevy Trucks, with some vintage ad art:
https://www.motorcities.org/story-of-the-week/2019/the-1948-chevrolet-trucks-were-very-popular-designs

Pics from Roadkill nights drag race action, cool stuff:
https://www.hotrod.com/articles/30-pics-roadkill-nights-drag-race-action/

Articles from Hot Rod magazine on the Bonneville salt flats racing:
https://www.hotrod.com/?s=bonneville

More salt pics from Hagerty:
https://www.hagerty.com/articles-videos/articles/2019/08/12/bonneville-speed-week-is-a-sight-for-salty-eyes-even-when-the-racing-is-on-hold#

For Sale:
64 Buick Sport Wagon Vista Cruiser for Tony:
https://barnfinds.com/save-a-classic-1964-buick-sport-wagon-vista/

Tech:
Professor Hammer Metalworking boot camp part 6, Hammer Forming:
https://www.hotrod.com/articles/metalworking-boot-camp-part-6-hammerforming/

Proper sheetmetal prep, the foundation to getting great paint:
http://www.superchevy.com/how-to/paint-body/1908-proper-sheetmetal-prep-foundation-getting-great-paint/

Tailgate tricks, Installing LMC hidden latches:
https://www.hotrod.com/articles/tailgate-tricks-installing-lmcs-hidden-latches/

Videos:
Tractor Square Dancing for Bryon and Tom in Alberta:
https://youtu.be/udO5rjkFwA0

Jay Lenos Garage videos:
https://www.youtube.com/user/JayLenosGarage/videos

Thunder Alley movie:
https://www.hemmings.com/blog/2019/08/15/watch-this-thunder-alley/

Car Crash, another vintage movie:
https://www.hemmings.com/blog/2019/08/08/video-a-great-big-bad-movie/

Vintage car radio repair for Rob R:
https://petrolicious.com/articles/your-ultimate-vintage-car-radio-source

1908 Mors Gran Prix car:
https://petrolicious.com/films/1908-mors-grand-prix-car-mors-ianua-vitae

Juan Ramirez and his 63 Impala:
https://www.hagerty.com/articles-videos/articles/2019/08/14/why-i-drive-juan-ramirez-1963-impala

Shop Tours:
Goolsby Customs shop tour:
https://www.fuelcurve.com/goolsby-customs-delivering-the-goods/

Goolsby Customs site:
http://www.goolsbycustoms.com/

Note some links may expire over time.

Cheers, Darryl.

Stuff from D. August 11th

More car related links for you:)

The Electra Meccanica Solo you can’t buy in Canada:
https://www.theglobeandmail.com/drive/technology/article-electra-meccanica-solo-the-three-wheeled-canadian-ev-you-cant-buy-in/

2019 Ford Mustang Bullitt and how it compares to 60s version:
https://driving.ca/ford/mustang/reviews/comparison/respect-your-elders-the-2019-ford-mustang-bullitt-is-a-love-letter-to-the-1960s

Long lost Bentley recreated by original Coachbuilder:
https://driving.ca/bentley/auto-news/news/long-lost-bentley-recreated-by-original-coachbuilder-mulliner

1959 Oldsmobile Super 88:
https://autos.winnipegfreepress.com/news/823/all-that’s-olds-can-be-new-again.html

18th Great Northwest Nationals pics:
https://www.fuelcurve.com/friday-first-look-18th-great-northwest-nationals/

68 Chevy C10 pickup (Praise the Lowrd):
https://www.fuelcurve.com/coffee-with-two-sugars-1968-c10/

Article about the late Arlen Ness, “The King of Custom Motorcycles”:
https://www.fuelcurve.com/arlen-ness-the-king-of-custom-motorcycles/

Ron Meis has a cool 27T built by Kindig It Design:
https://www.fuelcurve.com/ron-meis-27-t-by-kindig-it-design/

Bill Vance chats about what set Saab apart from the rest:
https://www.timescolonist.com/driving/bill-vance-offbeat-designs-set-saab-apart-1.23910309

Parts swapping at the Mopar Nats:
https://www.hotrod.com/articles/parts-swapping-part-i-at-the-mopar-nats/

Krass and Bernie comic, Camaro vs GTO:
https://www.hotrod.com/articles/krass-bernie-camaro-vs-gto/

Build your own Rotisserie for $200 in materials:
http://e-tekrestorations.blogspot.com/2019/08/build-your-own-rotisserie-for-200.html

Shop tours:
Behind the scenes at the Rick Lorenzen Muscle Car Museum:
https://www.hotrod.com/articles/behind-the-scenes-at-the-rick-lorenzen-muscle-car-museum/

Lions Drag Strip Museum Grand Opening with pics:
https://www.blacktopmagazine.com/21867/lions-drag-strip-museum-grand-opening/

Events:

Pics from several shows in the Calgary area.(Thanks Brian):
Black Diamond
Rods N Restos

https://www.canadianrodder.com/forum/showthread.php?t=22492

Alley Katz Kar Klub
Porcupine Hills Classic Cruisers club

https://www.canadianrodder.com/forum/showthread.php?t=22504

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

Stuff from D. August 5th

Details on the Torque Masters Car show coming up August 11th:
https://darrylsdrivein.wordpress.com/2019/07/31/torque-masters-auto-extravaganza-2019/

Airdrie Summer Classic car show coming up August 10th:
https://darrylsdrivein.wordpress.com/2019/07/26/airdrie-summer-classic-car-show-2019/

Canamera Classic Car show coming up August 25th:
https://darrylsdrivein.wordpress.com/2019/07/16/canamera-classic-car-show-2019/

Porsche 912 powered by Tesla running gear:
https://driving.ca/porsche/auto-news/news/tesla-powered-porsche-912-reimagines-classic-motoring
A video about the same Porsche:
https://uncrate.com/video/tesla-powered-porsche-912/

1928 Auburn Sedan has a lot of family history:
https://driving.ca/column/its-mine/its-mine-1928-auburn-6-76-sedan

Nova Scotia man has owned his Model T Truck for 70 years:
https://driving.ca/ford/auto-news/news/this-nova-scotia-man-has-owned-the-same-model-t-truck-for-70-years

The Motor Transport Museum is doing late night events:
http://www.motortransportmuseum.org/

John Martin has a drag inspired 1934 Ford Coupe:
https://www.fuelcurve.com/john-martins-drag-inspired-1934-ford-coupe/

Interview with Steve Stanford:
https://www.fuelcurve.com/5-minutes-with-steve-stanford/

Pacific Northwest Nationals coverage:
https://www.fuelcurve.com/32nd-pacific-northwest-nationals-weekend-rewind/

Good Guys Friday night drags:
https://www.fuelcurve.com/goodguys-friday-night-drags/

Bill Vance chats about the postwar Plymouth:
https://www.timescolonist.com/driving/bill-vance-postwar-plymouth-was-just-a-nice-car-1.23903799

Interview with Amber Blonigan from GI Automotive:
https://www.automobilemag.com/news/gi-automotive-amber-blonigan-interview/

1963 Corvair Monza spotted in a junk yard:
https://www.autoblog.com/2019/08/04/junkyard-gem-1963-chevrolet-corvair-monza-900-club-coupe/

Nu Minis, Mini Truck Club pics:
https://www.pomonaswapmeet.com/blog/2019/07/29/nu-minis-mini-truck-club/

Project Apollo update for Todd:
https://www.hemmings.com/blog/2019/08/01/project-apollo-part-viii-squeak-rattle-roll/

NSRA swapmeet pics:
https://www.hotrod.com/articles/swappin-at-the-50th-annual-nsra-street-rod-nationals/

Truck swapmeet pics from Street Rod Nationals:
https://www.hotrod.com/articles/truck-swappin-at-the-50th-annual-street-rod-nationals/

10 toys from the good old days:
https://www.hotrod.com/articles/car-crafting-10-toys-made-america-great/

The Classic Car studio is busy working on some new projects:
34 Ford:
http://www.classiccarstudio.com/speedshop/project/1934-ford-sedan/
55 Chevy:
http://www.classiccarstudio.com/speedshop/project/1955-chevrolet-bel-air/
67 C10:
http://www.classiccarstudio.com/speedshop/project/1967-chevrolet-c10/
66 Chevelle:
http://www.classiccarstudio.com/speedshop/project/1966-chevrolet-chevelle/

Some Ford Model T, brochure art for Miles:
https://www.motorcities.org/story-of-the-week/2019/

1950 Custom Mercury for Gary:
http://www.superfly-autos.com/features/1950-custom-mercury/

Videos:
Artist turning out typewriters into creatures:
https://uncrate.com/video/turning-typewriters-into-lifelike-creatures/

Man builds Texas sized Beetle:
http://videos.usatoday.net/Brightcove2/29906170001/2016/07/29906170001_5061733501001_5061717547001.mp4

George Foreman has a car collection:
https://altdriver.com/sports-car/george-foreman-has-a-crazy-car-collection-and-a-surprising-favorite/

Shop Tours:
Old Anvil Speed Shop tour:
https://www.blacktopmagazine.com/21740/old-anvil-speed-shop/

Old Anvil Speed Shop website:
https://www.oldanvilspeedshop.com/

IOM Motor Museum:
https://viaretro.com/2019/07/manx-magic/

Tech:
Tools and Tips for metalwork:
https://www.fuelcurve.com/tools-tips-for-metalwork/

Energy Suspension upgrade:
https://www.lowrider.com/how-to-tech/chassis-suspension/put-energy-back-suspension/

Quarter panel replacement for 1970 Plymouth GTX with video:
https://www.hotrod.com/articles/quarter-panel-replacement-1970-plymouth-gtx/

Metalworking boot camp part 5:
https://www.hotrod.com/articles/metalworking-boot-camp-part-5-metalfinishing/

A simple homemade tool to repair a throttle cable end:
https://m.roadkillcustoms.com/how-to-repair-a-throttle-cable-end/

Cheers, Darryl.