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.

 

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