Stuff from D. November 24th, 2019

Old cars row

Car links that I find interesting.
Note: Some links may expire over time.

Some not so kind words about Ford v Ferrari movie characters it was based on:

My Star Collector Car editor responds to above linked story about Ford v Ferrari movie:

The Mayor of Montreal rode in a steam powered car 120 years ago:

Ken Block does some truck driving in China:

1965 Dodge Dart article:

1975 Javelin street machine for Regan in Alberta:

5 minutes with Dave Kindig:

Scott Fraser wins autocrosser of the year:

Sheriffs department gets a newly restored vintage cruiser:

61 Chevy Impala owner attends all 18 Goodguys shows this year:

Lemay museum salutes Saleen with a year long exhibit:

Bill Vance chats about the Cadiallac Seville from the late 70s:

Younger generation involved in the car hobby:

Model A debate, Preserve or modify?:

Dodge unveils 50th anniversary edition Challengers:

Some cool art for never built vehicles:

Cars that just wouldn’t stay away even after they sold:

Metal shop class building one of Virgil Exner concept car 75 years later:

Confessions of an elderly mechanic (Great story on a car guy still wrenching in his 80s):

Saudi Arabia has gearheads too:

Cars and Coffee in Saudi Arabia(See the Tim Hortons coffee cup):

Sneak peak pics from Muscle car and Corvette Nationals:

Top five Chevy Model kits of all time:

Ford is bringing back the F150 Harley Davidson edition:

1965 Dodge Coronet 500 with one rare mystery option:

1967 Dodge Coronet RT built by Dave Kindig’s team:

1960 Corvette rides on hand made high tech tube chassis:

Electric VW Type 2 Bus:

Junkyard Digs videos on YouTube:

1964 Ferrari Dino 246 GTS Viola that gets driven (Be warned Dave, she drives it in the rain…):

Hot Rod hibernation winterizing tips:

Replacing your battery cables:

Safe winter storage tips:

Re-cover classic Mustang seats like a pro:

Fitment fundamentals:

Shop Tours:
Heavy duty mechanic by day, vintage bike restorer by night:

Shawn Davis talks about his LA car storage facility “Autotopia” and becoming a star on YouTube:

AutotopiaLA on YouTube:

French workshop where bodywork is still formed by hand and hammer(HH Services Carrosserie):

Cheers, Darryl.
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Stuff from D. November 17th, 2019


Car links that I find interesting.
Note: Some links may expire over time.

Fords Mustang Mach E:

Morris Commercial Van with modern tech story:

Men drive custom 55 Chevy to California to honor late father/friend:

Gasser war years drag race story:

Maintenance for classic collector cars:

Sleepy Hollow Rod Run pics from the August Sunshine coast run:

Ford GT40 replica that starred in Ford v Ferrari movie heading to auction:

Cinema series based on Ford v Ferrari movie cars in the works:

The real story behind Ford v Ferrari:

1971 – 1974 Plymouth Satellites finally going up in value:

Volkspod Minibike pics are all over the net, here’s the story behind them (I have some extra fenders, hmmm):

Stutz Blackhawk review:

Renting classic cars via hagerty driveshare in the USA:

Trucks at SEMA:

Buick Regal Grand National story:

Speedway motors Southwest Nationals pics:

Bill Vance chats about the Jaguar D-type:

Brian Bass and his ’25 Roadster project:

Jay Leno’s Yenko Corvair:

Massive 6×6 camper rig spotted in a Target parking lot:×6-man-camper-rig

Massive Hot Wheels collection for sale (For Dwight):

Three convertibles stolen from goodguys parking lot:

Long term projects article:

T.V. Tommy had some wild dragsters in his day:

Miller Electric at SEMA:

Original Parts Group Inc at SEMA:

59 Impala at SEMA for Greg in Calgary:

Overhaulin is back for another season:

Roland Leong hangs out at the Drag Strip in England(Great pics):

Chris Holstrom talks about how he entered the car scene at young age:

1979 Pontiac Trans am rescue:

Jaguar XK120 restoration project is 50 years in the making:

Military collector story for Grant in Victoria:

One mans answer to space issues at home was to go down not up:

2005 Ford GT MK7 lapping Daytona

Wiring harness tips:

Chevy Pickup update from Hagerty (Don’t try this at home kids):

Why does body work and painting a car these days cost so much:

Fitment fundamentals:

Shaving cream can be used in head core holes to trap stray debris:

Parking brake cable removal on a Mustang:

How to choose piston rings and gap them correctly:

Three most important alignment adjustments to make:

Shop Tours:
Eddie’s Rod and Custom:

Website for Eddies Rod and Custom:

Cheers, Darryl.

Stuff from D. November 10th, 2019


Car links that I find interesting.
Note: Some links may expire over time.

Alberta man killed in pre 1905 vintage car event in UK (Very sad news, RIP Ron):

London to Brighton car run pics:

Did you know you can read the Goodguys magazine free online:

Some vintage pics of the three corvette assembly plants:

Okotoks car buff gets tour of Jay Leno’s collection:

Electric GTS crate motor:

California tuner looses shop in fire:

Prototype Shelby Green Hornet mustang restored and unveiled at SEMA:

The great and not so great cars of SEMA:

Calgarian restores a 1963 VW notchback:

Both Ford and Chevy bring electric hot rods to SEMA:

Ringbrothers bring a Camaro and Mustang to SEMA:

Custom Dodge Challenger ready for SEMA gets stolen from Hotel parking lot and then recovered:

Goodguys SEMA gold award winners:

Hot Rod alley gallery of cars from SEMA:

Wild Chevys and Hot Rods from SEMA:

Goodguys display at SEMA:

Chip Foose Jaguar E-type at SEMA:

Cotati Cuda unveiled at SEMA for Dan:

Hot Wheels, awards Nash as their SEMA winner:

Jay Leno’s high HP 1968 Ford Bronco unveiled at SEMA:

Coker tire at SEMA:

Optima battery at SEMA:

Lokar at SEMA:

Dynamat at SEMA:

Custom autosound at SEMA:

Hot Rod magazine articles from SEMA:

Just a car guy SEMA coverage:

Goodguys Autumn get together (I like the vintage trailer):

Bill Vance chats about how Detroit Electric paved the way for todays EVs:

1958 Impala turns heads:

Barn find 70s trans ams:

Aston Martin teams up with ICON to built its first ever motorcycle:

Ferrari 330 P2 replica is sweet:

Ford vs Ferrari movie, go behind the scenes:

Ford opens up GT40 vault for Ford vs Ferrari movie:

Ford vs Ferrari movie review:

Father follows son into racing:

A used car lot from the past:

The secret car collection of Mercedes Benz:

Bill Lear tried to build an Indianapolis speedway in Reno to test his steam powered racer, great pics:

Desert Center cafe equipment, gas pumps and vehicles left outside go across the auction block:

Krass and Bernie adopting highway drag race comic:

A visit to the Classic Motor Hub in Bibury, check out the pics:

Jaguar is now selling the original tool kit again:

Eleanor Mustang to go across the auction block at Mecum:

19 lucky owners are going to get their Aston Martin DBZ cars soon:

Full restoration of a Honda N600 serial #1:

2020 Chassis and Suspension buyers guide:

Making custom plug wires with Accel Extreme 9000 leads:

Cheers, Darryl.

Stuff from D. November 3rd, 2019

Car links that I find interesting.
Note: Some links may expire over time.

Brian attended the Bowness swap meet yesterday, here is a link to his pics:

Story on the success of “Bring A Trailer” website:

20 years later remembering Greg Morre, race car driver:

1983 Toyota Celica Supra story from Calgary for Dan:

Mopars two customized Sema concept trucks:

Another article on the Dodge D200 truck mentioned in the above link:

Blink 182 drummer sells his caddy on Bring a Trailer:

Burnaby Junk Yard has its own museum:

Man tired of being low balled, crushes his Dodge Charger:

Classic car values article on a changing marketplace:

1973 Dodge Dart from Winnipeg:

36 Ford Roadster was the ultimate anniversary gift:

Bill Vance chats about the Chrysler 300:

Some sweet pics from TROG (The Race of Gentleman):

Allards revival:

Homemade Delorean hovercraft for sale:

Oldsmobile 442 values on the rise:

When the smog era started in cars, great pic of a Camaro

Dealership installs tracking system before sale of vehicle:

Porsche 914 story for Rob in Victoria:

Another Porsche 914 story:

Honda S2000 article for Rob in Victoria:

1918 Ford Model T pro rat build for Cam in Victoria:

Hot Rods and Music, cool stuff going on at this show:

Hemmings lets us tag along on a photo shoot of a wicked 1965 Pontiac GTO resto mod:

The Museum of American Speed has some cool stuff on display:

South Bend Studebaker National Museum:

The artwork of Mad Mac:

A look inside Charlies Auto Museum:

Victoria man likes his 1958 MGA:

How to get started on your restoration project:

Splitting wishbones for a dropped axle:

Upgrading your barn find with parts from Chevs of the 40s:

Restoring stock Camaro wheels:

Tips to fix your inaccurate speedo:

Jay Leno and an oddball Austin Healey:

Chip Foose talks about the 32 Ford:

Hot Rod Herman Munster drag race:

Cheers, Darryl.