Stuff from D. Sept. 29th, 2019

Car related links. Note some may expire over time.

Six decades of custom cars:

The First Mid Engine Corvette wasn’t a Corvette but an Astro II (Thanks Brian):

A 650 HP F150 monster from Roush (Thanks Brian):

Canadian who sold the first Ford Mustang will finally see it again:

Calgarian builds Cadillac CTS lowered family hauler:

Summit racing Lone Star Nationals pics:

Summit Racing Lone Star Nationals pics 2:

Goolsby Young guys winner headed to Vegas:

Goodguys is giving away a 67 Nova (I like!):

Interview with Cristy Lee:

Bill Vance chats about how moonshine helped fuel the taste for fast cars:

Studebaker Avanti story:

1962 Elva Mk VI project:

Car Designers article:

History of the Hertz Rent a Racer Shelby:

Triumph obsession, part 6, Clouded visions of glory:

Vintage car ads had cool art:

Unearthing buried Mopar Road Runner treasure:

1970 Boss 302 gets gone over with a fine tooth comb:

Rare harvest gold 1955 Corvette (Thanks Dave):

1954 Chevy COE Tourliner built on Vancouver Island featured on Rod Authority site:

Bruce Meyer feature profile (I saw him checking out the cars at Deuce days one year):

Another update on the guy working on his Land Rover Discovery:

Classic Car Studio is building a wicked 1967 C10, check out the pics here:

Dodge A100 Made in Japan (Low….):

Ever hear of a Wartburg? Not me, it’s cool though:

Front Line image A&W Lake Cowichan Hot Rod and Bike Show and Shine:

Teaser for Cowichan show from Front Line image:

Front Line image Torque Masters Car Show:

Honda’s secret weapon for squeaks/door leaks, etc:

Tips on properly building stroked small blocks:

Painting tips:

Restoring tail lights tips:

Fixems tips 8:

How to upgrade Ford F100 twin i beam to bolt on IFS:

White Details cleans up an Aston Martin:

Intro to suspension coil spring compressor tools:

Cheers, Darryl.

Stuff from D. Sept. 22nd, 2019

Random car related links from the web.
Note: Some links will expire over time.

Driver’s Welding article from Sooke News Mirror:

Wet conditions end Sean Driver’s speed record attempt for now:

Algergrove man recreates 56 Ford F-100:

Citroen cars still gets attention in Quebec:

1941 Ford fuels Father/Son need for speed in Vancouver:

Orange Julep is still Montreal’s Hot Rod Mecca for Mike in Calgary:

Classic Ford truck goes up in flames, owner had just finished it:

63 Chevy II for Neil in Campbell River:

63 Nova V8 swap :

Good Guys 2019 Hall of Fame Road tour (Videos and pics):

Shirley Muldowney, Heart like an Icon interview and pics:

5 minutes with racer, Scott Pruett:

Going to Vegas, here’s a guide to the collector car world there:

Bill Vance chats about Henry Ford and the assembley line:

Open House gallery from Stacey Davids Gearfest:

Mutant Vehicles from Burning Man 2019:

More pics from Burning man:

Classic Car Studio builds world class Camaro for mystery overseas owner:

Exploring hidden gems in Milan, look at the car he drives Martin:

Land Rover Discovery purchase story for Rob and Chris:

A long lost street racing tapestry of Big Willie Robinson is found:

Chrysler introduced longer and more luxurious models for 1958:

Fitment Fundementals Part 5:

Professor Hammers metalworking tips #56:

Paint and Body, Primer sealer choices:

Quadrajet number identification guide:

Cheers, Darryl.

Stuff from D. September 14th, 2019

Random car related links from the web.
Note: Some links will expire over time.

Have you tried Canadian Parts supplier , “Parts Avatar” yet? They have free shipping on orders over $99 (Prices are less than most Auto parts stores) (Thanks Dave):

When you combine too many things on a trailer for Tom and Byron in Alberta:

Summit Classic Car Collection:

General Motors dream cars will highlight the 2019 Cobble Beach Concours Delegance:

1959 Bocar XP5:

2020 Pre-production Corvette gets new life as wall art for Detroit Hockey fans:

A Tucker 48 with a Truckermatic transmission:

The hassle of tracking down old car parts:

A low rider El Camino with a wild paint job for Dave S.:

1956 Pontiac Star Chief Ragtop that’s over the top:

Jeg Coughlin Jr. reflects on the early days of Jegs:

Fox Mustang that was sold to fund wife’s cancer treatment comes back with some additional help from Ford:

The Wavecrest Woodie Show for Daryl in Calgary:

Bill Vance chats about the Oldsmobile 442:

The Columbia Valley Classics Car Club – Radium Car Show is Saturday, September 21st. Details here:

Here’s an article about the Show put on by the Columbia Valley Classics car club:

Shop tours:
Young Calgarian has wrenched and fixed his motorcycles in various interesting locations:

Rutterz Rodz:

Artist Chris Labrooy has an interesting way of creating surreal auto art:

Here is a link to Chris’s site with more pics and the same video:

1953 Buick Roadmaster Estate Wagon restoration for Rob in Calgary and Vern in Victoria:

Here is a direct link to the Buick Roadmaster Estate Wagon on Youtube:

Did you know how Bentley punches the holes in the leather when putting the leather on a new steering wheel (Brings new meaning to the term “Put a fork in it”):

1997 Dodge Viper GTS:

Cheers, Darryl.


Stuff from D. September 8th, 2019

Random car related links from the web.
Note: Some links will expire over time.

Very cool NOS Chevy display at the Las Vegas Super Show:

Pics from Goodguys Colorado Nationals:

More pics from Colorado Nationals:

Lowrider cruise night in Toronto, Canada:

Rick Boleas 1933 Ford Coupe

2019 Holley LS Fest East pics:

Jalopy Jam up photo gallery:

MMX is building a 800HP 7000rpm Dart:

1952 Dodge B3B Panel truck:

Bill Vance chats about the Ford Ranchero:

A 1948 Studebaker that spent 50 years on a second floor finally came down and is going to get some TLC:

Rusty Vega update:

The evolution of the art at Cadillac ranch:

Pebble beach encounter with a Bugatti owner/restorer:

Hennessey 2020 Mustang GT500 makes 1200hp:

Calgarian enjoys his 1953 Hudson Hornet:

Chris Hadfield chats about his 1955 Thunderbird:

VW teams up with Boutique shop to build electric beetles:

Electric Classic Cars UK website:

1948 Murray Pedal Flyer that’s over the top:

An Indo Canadian Jeep Club in BC:

Interview with Aston Martin CEO, Andy Palmer:

Mecum Auctions adds vintage guitars to its docket (For Mike in Ontario):

1965 Mustang Convertible is still owned by its original owner:

Replacing carpet in a C3 Corvette:

Installing Dakota digital HDX gauges in a 1969 Camaro:

New carpet install in a 1967 Camaro:

Corvette Windshield frame rust repair (That’s a lot of rust):

Professor Hammer talks about the use of Gibbs to inhibit rust on bare metal:

Shop Tours:
Precision Hot Rods:

The High River Car show is Sept. 29th(Details here):

The High River Swap meet is Sept. 28th:

The White Post Fall Swap Meet is Sept. 21st in Tappen, BC:

For Sale:
Sweet 1964 Chevy Nova wagon:

Owen Auto has this 1960 Triumph TR3A up for sale:

Cheers, Darryl.

High River Car Show Sept. 29th, 2019

The River City Classics Car Club has a ton of events planned for their car show weekend!
The 17th annual Show & Shine is Sunday, September 29th in Downtown High River.
Details in the poster below:

River City Classics Car Show

Further details on the weekend events here:

The Saturday, September 28th, 2019 Swap meet details are here:

Stuff from D. September 1st, 2019

Random car related links from the web.
Note: Some links will expire over time.

Sad to hear the news about Jessi Combs. RIP:

A recent interview done with Jessi:

Millarville Vintage Motorcycle swap meet, Sept.8th:

61 Chevy Impala Bubble top:

Penny Poteets 36 Ford built by Pinkee’s Rod Shop:

Goodguys 33rd West Coast Nationals pics:

The big doer goes on the Settler, Alberta train ride:

Bill Vance chats about the Mazda RX-7:

The original Dragula dusted off:

The Auburn/Cord/Dusenberg museum:

Wheels up drag action:

How to install leak free glass in your tri-five Chevy:

Fitting a windshield and trim into your 1964 – 1966 GM truck:

How to paint a mopar engine the correct colour:

How a procharger LS drive system goes together:

How to 1967 Camaro dash and steering wheel makeover:

Rollcage building tips for your Chevy II:

How to build relays the right way:

Canamera Car Show video by Frontline Image(Thanks Les):

Cheers, Darryl.