Stuff from D. Sept. 29th, 2019

Car related links. Note some may expire over time.

Six decades of custom cars:
https://driving.ca/auto-news/news/six-decades-of-custom-cars

The First Mid Engine Corvette wasn’t a Corvette but an Astro II (Thanks Brian):
https://www.hagerty.com/articles-videos/articles/2019/09/24/first-mid-engine-corvette-astro-ii

A 650 HP F150 monster from Roush (Thanks Brian):
https://www.hagerty.com/articles-videos/articles/2019/09/23/daydream-about-these-roush-nitemares

Canadian who sold the first Ford Mustang will finally see it again:
https://driving.ca/auto-news/news/canadian-who-sold-the-first-ever-ford-mustang-will-finally-see-it-again

Calgarian builds Cadillac CTS lowered family hauler:
https://driving.ca/cadillac/cts/column/how-it-works/cadillac-cts-one-sweet-and-unique-lowered-family-hauler

Summit racing Lone Star Nationals pics:
https://www.fuelcurve.com/friday-first-look-27th-summit-racing-lone-star-nationals/

Summit Racing Lone Star Nationals pics 2:
https://www.fuelcurve.com/summit-racing-lone-star-nationals/

Goolsby Young guys winner headed to Vegas:
https://www.fuelcurve.com/goolsby-youngguys-winner-headed-to-vegas/

Goodguys is giving away a 67 Nova (I like!):
https://www.fuelcurve.com/building-the-goodguys-giveaway-1967-nova-part-1/

Interview with Cristy Lee:
https://journal.classiccars.com/2019/09/27/off-camera-with-cristy-lee-and-why-shes-restoring-a-1967-pontiac-grand-prix/

Bill Vance chats about how moonshine helped fuel the taste for fast cars:
https://www.timescolonist.com/driving/bill-vance-moonshine-helped-fuel-taste-for-fast-cars-1.23959793

Studebaker Avanti story:
https://classicmotorsports.com/articles/studebaker-avanti-worlds-fastest-production-car/

1962 Elva Mk VI project:
https://classicmotorsports.com/project-cars/1962-elva-mk-vi/project-elva-figuring-out-what-we-have/

Car Designers article:
https://www.hemmings.com/blog/2019/09/26/are-car-designers-renderings-fine-art/

History of the Hertz Rent a Racer Shelby:
https://www.hemmings.com/blog/2019/09/25/history-hertz-rent-a-racer-shelby-gt-h/

Triumph obsession, part 6, Clouded visions of glory:
https://www.hemmings.com/blog/2019/09/24/my-triumph-obsession-part-vi-clouded-visions-of-glory/

Vintage car ads had cool art:
https://www.hemmings.com/blog/2019/09/24/12-eccentric-vintage-car-ads-for-your-consideration/

Unearthing buried Mopar Road Runner treasure:
https://www.hotrod.com/articles/1969-plymouth-road-runner-buried-treasure/

1970 Boss 302 gets gone over with a fine tooth comb:
https://www.hotrod.com/articles/road-restoration-perfection/

Rare harvest gold 1955 Corvette (Thanks Dave):
https://www.hotrod.com/articles/rare-harvest-gold-1955-corvette-one-price-two/

1954 Chevy COE Tourliner built on Vancouver Island featured on Rod Authority site:
https://www.rodauthority.com/features/car-features/video-hot-rod-motorhome-1954-chevrolet-coe-tourliner/

Bruce Meyer feature profile (I saw him checking out the cars at Deuce days one year):
https://www.automobilemag.com/news/bruce-meyer-feature-profile-cars-life

Another update on the guy working on his Land Rover Discovery:
http://www.rustyheaps.com/2019/09/22/into-orbital/#more-3583

Classic Car Studio is building a wicked 1967 C10, check out the pics here:
http://www.classiccarstudio.com/speedshop/project/1967-chevrolet-c10/

Dodge A100 Made in Japan (Low….):
http://www.superfly-autos.com/features/dodge-a100-made-in-japan/

Ever hear of a Wartburg? Not me, it’s cool though:
http://www.superfly-autos.com/features/edelweiss-customs-wartburg/

Video:
Front Line image A&W Lake Cowichan Hot Rod and Bike Show and Shine:
https://youtu.be/HoQWuXEC0kY

Teaser for Cowichan show from Front Line image:
https://youtu.be/RYre_bSjFNw

Front Line image Torque Masters Car Show:
https://youtu.be/KLlInUIanDU

Tech:
Honda’s secret weapon for squeaks/door leaks, etc:
https://www.hemmings.com/blog/2019/09/26/hondas-secret-weapon-squeaks-door-leaks-shin-etsu/

Tips on properly building stroked small blocks:
https://www.hotrod.com/articles/pro-tips-properly-building-stroked-small-block/

Painting tips:
https://www.hotrod.com/articles/vintage-mustang-tech-questions-answers-6/

Restoring tail lights tips:
https://www.hotrod.com/articles/restoring-fox-mustang-taillights/

Fixems tips 8:
https://www.hotrod.com/articles/fixems-8/

How to upgrade Ford F100 twin i beam to bolt on IFS:
https://www.hotrod.com/articles/how-to-upgrade-ford-f-100-twin-i-beam-to-bolt-on-ifs/

White Details cleans up an Aston Martin:
https://www.classicdriver.com/en/article/cars/art-cleaning-aston-martin-white-details

Intro to suspension coil spring compressor tools:
https://www.onallcylinders.com/2019/09/20/tech-tips-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:
https://www.sookenewsmirror.com/news/sooke-council-threatens-to-close-long-time-business/

Wet conditions end Sean Driver’s speed record attempt for now:
https://www.sookenewsmirror.com/sports/wet-conditions-put-the-brakes-on-sean-drivers-speed-record/

Algergrove man recreates 56 Ford F-100:
https://www.langleyadvancetimes.com/community/aldergrove-man-recreates-beloved-hot-rod-from-memory/

Citroen cars still gets attention in Quebec:
https://driving.ca/features/feature-story/champ-de-reves-love-of-citroen-cars-still-runs-strong-in-the-heart-of-quebec

1941 Ford fuels Father/Son need for speed in Vancouver:
https://driving.ca/ford/column/collector-classics/1941-ford-fuels-father-and-sons-need-for-speed

Orange Julep is still Montreal’s Hot Rod Mecca for Mike in Calgary:
https://driving.ca/features/feature-story/the-orange-julep-is-still-montreals-hot-rod-mecca

Classic Ford truck goes up in flames, owner had just finished it:
https://driving.ca/ford/auto-news/news/watch-classic-ford-truck-goes-up-in-flames-in-ontario

63 Chevy II for Neil in Campbell River:
https://www.fuelcurve.com/its-a-family-thing-1963-chevy-ii/

63 Nova V8 swap :
https://www.hotrod.com/articles/hot-rod-magazine-inspired-l79-v-8-engine-swap-1963-chevrolet-nova/

Good Guys 2019 Hall of Fame Road tour (Videos and pics):
https://www.fuelcurve.com/2019-hall-of-fame-road-tour/

Shirley Muldowney, Heart like an Icon interview and pics:
https://www.fuelcurve.com/shirley-muldowney-heart-like-an-icon/

5 minutes with racer, Scott Pruett:
https://www.fuelcurve.com/5-minutes-with-scott-pruett/

Going to Vegas, here’s a guide to the collector car world there:
https://journal.classiccars.com/2019/09/22/your-guide-to-las-vegas-claim-for-a-few-weeks-as-epicenter-of-the-collector-car-world/

Bill Vance chats about Henry Ford and the assembley line:
https://www.timescolonist.com/driving/bill-vance-did-henry-ford-invent-the-assembly-line-1.23952115

Open House gallery from Stacey Davids Gearfest:
https://bangshift.com/bangshift-galleries/open-house-gallery-stacey-davids-gearfest-at-rattletrap-productions/

Mutant Vehicles from Burning Man 2019:
https://www.automobilemag.com/news/mutant-vehicles-burning-man-2019/

More pics from Burning man:
https://www.hotrod.com/articles/art-cars-mutant-vehicles-burning-man-2019/

Classic Car Studio builds world class Camaro for mystery overseas owner:
https://www.hotrod.com/articles/mystery-overseas-owner-asks-classic-car-studio-build-world-class-camaro/

Exploring hidden gems in Milan, look at the car he drives Martin:
https://www.classicdriver.com/en/article/classic-life/exploring-hidden-gems-milan-design-visionary-michele-lupi

Land Rover Discovery purchase story for Rob and Chris:
http://www.rustyheaps.com/2019/09/19/disco-is-hip-again/#more-3570

A long lost street racing tapestry of Big Willie Robinson is found:
https://www.latimes.com/california/story/2019-09-12/street-racing-tapestry-big-willie-robinson

Chrysler introduced longer and more luxurious models for 1958:
https://www.motorcities.org/story-of-the-week/2019/chrysler-introduced-longer-more-luxurious-models-for-1958

Tech:
Fitment Fundementals Part 5:
https://www.hotrod.com/articles/fitment-fundamentals-part-5-preoperative-panel-positioning/

Professor Hammers metalworking tips #56:
https://www.hotrod.com/articles/professor-hammers-metalworking-tips-56/

Paint and Body, Primer sealer choices:
https://www.rodauthority.com/tech-stories/paint-body/primer-sealer-choices/

Quadrajet number identification guide:
https://www.rodauthority.com/tech-stories/fuel-cooling/choose-your-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):
https://partsavatar.ca/

When you combine too many things on a trailer for Tom and Byron in Alberta:
https://edmonton.ctvnews.ca/a-huge-safety-risk-driver-with-unsecured-load-gets-13-traffic-violations-1.4586472

Summit Classic Car Collection:
https://www.wheels.ca/top-ten/this-dream-garage-has-some-of-the-most-desirable-muscle-cars/

General Motors dream cars will highlight the 2019 Cobble Beach Concours Delegance:
https://driving.ca/cadillac/features/feature-story/general-motors-dream-cars-highlight-the-2019-cobble-beach-concours-delegance

1959 Bocar XP5:
https://www.fuelcurve.com/1959-bocar-xp5/

2020 Pre-production Corvette gets new life as wall art for Detroit Hockey fans:
https://www.motorauthority.com/news/1125038_pre-production-2020-chevy-corvette-gets-new-life-as-wall-art-for-detroit-red-wings-fans

A Tucker 48 with a Truckermatic transmission:
https://www.hemmings.com/blog/2019/09/12/tucker-48-tuckermatic-transmission/

The hassle of tracking down old car parts:
https://www.hemmings.com/blog/2019/09/11/the-hassle-of-tracking-down-old-cars-parts-is-enough-to-drive-you-mad/

A low rider El Camino with a wild paint job for Dave S.:
https://www.lowrider.com/rides/cars/consuming-fire-2019-las-vegas-super-show-spotlight/

1956 Pontiac Star Chief Ragtop that’s over the top:
https://www.hotrod.com/articles/check-it-out-best-of-the-best-1956-pontiac-star-chief-ragtop/

Jeg Coughlin Jr. reflects on the early days of Jegs:
https://www.hotrod.com/articles/jeg-coughlin-jr-reflects-early-days-jegs-2/

Fox Mustang that was sold to fund wife’s cancer treatment comes back with some additional help from Ford:
https://www.hotrod.com/articles/wes-ryan-sold-fox-mustang-fund-wifes-cancer-treatment/

The Wavecrest Woodie Show for Daryl in Calgary:
https://www.classicarnews.com/2019/09/11/wavecrest-woodie-show-2/

Bill Vance chats about the Oldsmobile 442:
https://www.timescolonist.com/driving/bill-vance-4-4-2-was-oldsmobile-s-muscle-car-answer-1.23943318

Events:
The Columbia Valley Classics Car Club – Radium Car Show is Saturday, September 21st. Details here:
https://darrylsdrivein.wordpress.com/2019/09/14/radium-car-show-september-21st-2019/

Here’s an article about the Show put on by the Columbia Valley Classics car club:
https://www.columbiavalleypioneer.com/entertainment/30th-annual-columbia-valley-classics-car-show/

Shop tours:
Young Calgarian has wrenched and fixed his motorcycles in various interesting locations:
https://driving.ca/column/on-the-road/any-work-space-works-for-imaginative-tinkerer

Rutterz Rodz:
https://www.fuelcurve.com/rutterz-rodz-steering-ahead/

Video:
Artist Chris Labrooy has an interesting way of creating surreal auto art:
https://autoweek.com/article/car-life/watch-future-aint-same-it-used-be-peek-surreal-automotive-world-chris-labrooy

Here is a link to Chris’s site with more pics and the same video:
http://www.chrislabrooy.com/work-2#/the-future-aint-the-same-as-it-used-to-be/

1953 Buick Roadmaster Estate Wagon restoration for Rob in Calgary and Vern in Victoria:
https://m.roadkillcustoms.com/1953-buick-roadmaster-estate-wagon-restoration/

Here is a direct link to the Buick Roadmaster Estate Wagon on Youtube:
https://youtu.be/OE7CCBwfklE

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”):
https://youtu.be/S8t4FmF17DU

1997 Dodge Viper GTS:
https://petrolicious.com/films/1997-dodge-viper-gts-truly-raw

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:
https://www.lowrider.com/features/historic-nos-display-at-the-2019-las-vegas-super-show/

Pics from Goodguys Colorado Nationals:
https://www.fuelcurve.com/weekend-rewind-goodguys-22nd-colorado-nationals/

More pics from Colorado Nationals:
https://www.fuelcurve.com/22nd-colorado-nationals/

Lowrider cruise night in Toronto, Canada:
https://www.lowrider.com/events/toronto-cruise-night/

Rick Boleas 1933 Ford Coupe
https://www.fuelcurve.com/rick-boleas-1933-ford-coupe/

2019 Holley LS Fest East pics:
https://www.hotrod.com/articles/copo-camaros-2019-holley-ls-fest-east/

Jalopy Jam up photo gallery:
https://www.hotrod.com/articles/6th-annual-jalopy-jam-upphoto-gallery/

MMX is building a 800HP 7000rpm Dart:
https://www.hotrod.com/articles/mmx-building-800hp-7000-rpm-street-hemi-drag-week-dart/

1952 Dodge B3B Panel truck:
https://www.fuelcurve.com/job-rated-1952-dodge-b3b-panel/

Bill Vance chats about the Ford Ranchero:
https://www.timescolonist.com/driving/bill-vance-ranchero-bridged-divide-between-sedans-pickups-1.23936356

A 1948 Studebaker that spent 50 years on a second floor finally came down and is going to get some TLC:
https://lancasteronline.com/news/local/why-a-beloved-studebaker-spent-years-on-a-second-floor/article_979efaa2-c5e9-11e9-9c5e-63ff1309869f.html

Rusty Vega update:
https://www.hemmings.com/blog/2019/09/04/from-the-my-hemmings-pages-what-to-do-with-a-rusty-vega/

The evolution of the art at Cadillac ranch:
https://journal.classiccars.com/2019/09/07/the-evolution-of-the-art-at-cadillac-ranch/

Pebble beach encounter with a Bugatti owner/restorer:
https://journal.classiccars.com/2019/09/06/pebble-beach-encounter-bugatti/

Hennessey 2020 Mustang GT500 makes 1200hp:
https://driving.ca/ford/shelby-gt500/auto-news/news/hennesseys-take-on-the-2020-mustang-gt500-makes-1200-hp

Calgarian enjoys his 1953 Hudson Hornet:
https://driving.ca/column/its-mine/its-mine-1953-hudson-hornet

Chris Hadfield chats about his 1955 Thunderbird:
https://driving.ca/ford/thunderbird/features/feature-story/this-1955-thunderbird-is-one-of-the-most-beautiful-machines-chris-hadfields-ever-piloted

VW teams up with Boutique shop to build electric beetles:
https://driving.ca/volkswagen/auto-news/news/vw-teams-up-with-boutique-shop-to-create-electric-beetles

Electric Classic Cars UK website:
https://www.electricclassiccars.co.uk/

1948 Murray Pedal Flyer that’s over the top:
https://www.lowrider.com/rides/bicycles/1948-murray-steelcraft-pedal-plane-blue-agave-flyer/

An Indo Canadian Jeep Club in BC:
https://driving.ca/jeep/column/collector-classics/indo-canadian-jeep-club

Interview with Aston Martin CEO, Andy Palmer:
https://driving.ca/aston-martin/features/feature-story/in-conversation-aston-martin-ceo-andy-palmer-talks-racing-classics-and-the-future

Mecum Auctions adds vintage guitars to its docket (For Mike in Ontario):
https://journal.classiccars.com/2019/09/08/mecum-auctions-adds-vintage-guitars-to-its-docket/

1965 Mustang Convertible is still owned by its original owner:
https://www.hotrod.com/articles/original-owner-1965-convertible-half-million-miles/

Tech:
Replacing carpet in a C3 Corvette:
https://www.hotrod.com/articles/tips-tricks-replacing-carpet-c3-corvette/

Installing Dakota digital HDX gauges in a 1969 Camaro:
https://www.hotrod.com/articles/install-dakota-digital-hdx-gauges-1969-camaro/

New carpet install in a 1967 Camaro:
https://www.hotrod.com/articles/we-freshen-up-a-1967-camaro-with-a-deep-clean-and-new-carpet/

Corvette Windshield frame rust repair (That’s a lot of rust):
https://www.hotrod.com/articles/c2-c3-corvette-windshield-frame-rust-repair/

Professor Hammer talks about the use of Gibbs to inhibit rust on bare metal:
https://www.hotrod.com/articles/professor-hammer-inhibiting-rust-on-bare-metal/

Shop Tours:
Precision Hot Rods:
https://www.fuelcurve.com/precision-hot-rods-fabrication/

Events:
The High River Car show is Sept. 29th(Details here):
https://darrylsdrivein.wordpress.com/2019/09/04/high-river-car-show-sept-29th-2019/

The High River Swap meet is Sept. 28th:
https://darrylsdrivein.wordpress.com/2019/09/04/high-river-swap-meet-sept-28th-2019/

The White Post Fall Swap Meet is Sept. 21st in Tappen, BC:
https://darrylsdrivein.wordpress.com/2019/09/04/white-post-fall-swap-meet-sept-21st-2019/

For Sale:
Sweet 1964 Chevy Nova wagon:
https://www.motorious.com/vehicles/172008/1964-chevrolet-nova-v8-wagon

Owen Auto has this 1960 Triumph TR3A up for sale:
http://owenauto.ca/for-sale-1960-triumph-tr3a-2/

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:
https://rivercityclassics.ca/september-show/

The Saturday, September 28th, 2019 Swap meet details are here:
https://darrylsdrivein.wordpress.com/2019/09/04/high-river-swap-meet-sept-28th-2019/

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:
https://www.thedrive.com/news/29605/land-speed-record-holder-and-tv-host-jessi-combs-killed-in-400-mph-jet-car-crash

A recent interview done with Jessi:
https://www.fuelcurve.com/5-minutes-with-jessi-combs/

Millarville Vintage Motorcycle swap meet, Sept.8th:
https://driving.ca/column/on-the-road/17th-annual-millarville-vintage-motorcycle-swap-meet

61 Chevy Impala Bubble top:
https://www.fuelcurve.com/clarence-goodwins-1961-chevy-impala/

Penny Poteets 36 Ford built by Pinkee’s Rod Shop:
https://www.fuelcurve.com/three-penny-poteets-36-ford/

Goodguys 33rd West Coast Nationals pics:
https://www.fuelcurve.com/weekend-rewind-goodguys-33rd-west-coast-nationals-presented-by-basf/

The big doer goes on the Settler, Alberta train ride:
https://www.bigdoer.com/39800/other-fun/alberta-prairie-railway-tours-ride-along/

Bill Vance chats about the Mazda RX-7:
https://www.timescolonist.com/driving/bill-vance-mazda-s-rx-7-helped-save-the-rotary-engine-1.23931725

The original Dragula dusted off:
https://www.hemmings.com/blog/2019/08/30/back-from-the-un-dead-original-dragula-dusted-off-for-another-turn-in-the-spotlight/

The Auburn/Cord/Dusenberg museum:
https://automobilemuseum.org/

Wheels up drag action:
https://www.hotrod.com/articles/wheels-dragstrip-action/

Tech:
How to install leak free glass in your tri-five Chevy:
https://www.hotrod.com/articles/install-leak-free-glass-tri-five-chevy/

Fitting a windshield and trim into your 1964 – 1966 GM truck:
https://www.hotrod.com/articles/fitting-a-windshield-and-trim-into-1964-1966-gm-trucks/

How to paint a mopar engine the correct colour:
https://www.hotrod.com/articles/how-to-paint-mopar-engine-which-color-correct/

How a procharger LS drive system goes together:
https://www.hotrod.com/articles/how-procharger-ls-drive-system-goes-together/

How to 1967 Camaro dash and steering wheel makeover:
https://www.hotrod.com/articles/how-to-1967-camaro-gets-a-dash-steering-wheel-makeover/

Rollcage building tips for your Chevy II:
https://www.hotrod.com/articles/tips-build-rollcage-1966-chevy-ii/

How to build relays the right way:
https://www.hotrod.com/articles/build-relays-right-way/

Videos:
Canamera Car Show video by Frontline Image(Thanks Les):
https://youtu.be/p5b-ZsFojZk

Cheers, Darryl.