Stuff from D. December 29th, 2019


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

Calgary iconic hardware shop “Ribtor” closing its doors:

Driving Home for Christmas stories from Norris McDonald:

Vancouver family and their 1948 Chrysler New Yorker (They are going on a driving trip towing a trailer):

RIP to Vancouvers Tevie Smith (I remember seeing his car at Duece days before):

Oscar Gamble’s 1932 Ford (I like the intake setup):

Tim Hughes’ 1931 Ford Victoria:

Bill Vance chats about the Aero Willys:

1990 Lincoln Continental Mk VII LSC coupe:

Interview with Jeff Dunham:

Ford Piquette Avenue plant pics and article for Miles:

Hot Rod powered by an electric motor and control system for Michel:

Mopars at MCACN 2019 pics:

Grand Prix reunion with all four Bugatti Type 59s:

Rusty Heaps gets back to work on his 1955 Morgan trying to undo fender metal work he has to redo:

Suspension upgrade for a 1968 Camaro:

How Snap-on Ratchets are made:

Russian finds a way to solve the issues with his Mercedes Benz in a creative way:

Get lost in the sound of a Ferrari P4 V12:

66 Chevy Truck Quad cab:

Man Made: Rust to Riches| Dream Car (Olds 88 El Camino for Dave):

Amilcar Pegase G36:

Cheers, Darryl.

Stuff from D. December 22nd, 2019


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

The story behind Rust Valley Restorers:

Calgarian enjoys his 1973 International Travelall with LS power installed by Highwood Rod & Custom in Calgary:

Driver ticketed for towing 53 foot semi trailer with Chevy Silverado and homemade hitch:

Rich Staph’s Gold 32 Ford 5 window:

Rod Powell “Keeper of the Flames”:

Bondurant Performance Driving school reborn under new management and doing well:

Bill Vance chats about the Peoples car the VW beetle:

Do you remember the “Midgetoy” cars:

The Oldsmobile Starfire article for Jamie:

100 years of Bentley:

When you fix things that aren’t broke:

When you heal someone and they let you pick which Ferrari you would like:

Comics by Marty Davis:

Dec 2019 Pomona Swap Meet summary with some pics:

Building a Mustang V8 K Code engine on your dining room table:

How Fred Hudson designed a predictor-ified Packard that never came to pass (Great auto art):

Father/son 1979 Nova project:

Behind the scenes pics from the 2019 Chantilly Concours:

Custom Hot Rod Legos builds:

1966 Chevy Nova L79 from the MCACN show:

1969 Plymouth Road Runner from the MCACN show:

Outlaws, Race Engines, and Top rides from 2019 PRI show:

Car lifts article:

Robert Tate shares some vintage Christmas automotive art:

Automotive Fasteners and Hardware 101:

Mounting affordable LS engine swap radiator fan assembly:

10 Auto Body repair tools for DIY paint jobs:

How to repair and re weld a quarter panel:

For Sale:
1964 GTO for Paul B:

Cheers, Darryl.

Stuff from D. December 15th, 2019


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

The life and death of Lowrider magazine:

Ford’s 1966 Ford Le Mans effort nearly failed due to a simple fishing line that was missing (Interesting story I haven’t heard before):

Another story about Windy’s old Peel P50, man I miss that guy:

The holy grail of classic Corvettes came with the Christmas tree:

An Albertan enjoys his 1969 Subaru Sambar:

1932 Ford by Streamline Custom Designs:

Streamline Custom Designs web site:

Goodguys 1967 Giveaway Nova Part 3, Interior assembly and final details:

Bill Vance chats about the Canadian only Monarch:

1964 Chevrolet C10 pickup from Manitoba:

Packard landmarks that are miles apart:

Pontaic Ram air GTOs through the years for the GTO guys:

The Dodge Rampage, A little truck with a big heart:

Ford v Ferrari movie cars found in southern california:

Project Chevelle Part 12:

Precision Hot Rods begins build of 2020 Road Tour 1934 Ford:

Searching for muscle car clues with car judges at MCACN car show:

Jim’s Garage gets in early at PRI to get us some great shots:

Shop Tours:
Inside Fleece Performance Engineering’s new 70,000 square foot facility:

Sewn Tight Custom Interiors tips on organizing your garage:

Hot Wheels stop motion for Dwight:

A golf cart and a landspeeder meet:

Scott Flying Squirrel motorcycle:

The 5 parts that will leave you stranded:

Learning the hard way is an expensive education:

How to replace your window regulator in your vintage Mustang:

How to work with metal and build anything with Ron Covell “Professor Hammer”:

Cheers, Darryl.

Stuff from D. December 8th, 2019

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Car links that I find interesting.

Note: Some links may expire over time.

Ten publishing shuttering 19 print magazines (Sad news about all your favorite car magazines):

Marv’s Soda shop in Black Diamond is struggling with lack of business:

Wine Country Racing seeking 10 year lease in Okanagan:

Wine Country Racing wraps up another season of drag racing:

Meet the Mexico city family keeping beetlemania alive:

1966 Ford Le Mans effort nearly failed due to a simple finishing line:

5 Electric vehicles that look old school but are all new:

Greenhouse full of rare Jaguars found in England:

Lethbridge professor re-imaging his classic Swedish coupe 1966 Volvo 122 with modern day engine and running gear:

Did Lindbergh own this Stutz?:

1963 Impala wagon is one sweet Cali Cruiser:

27T Roadster:

1969 Ford Ranger F100, in black of course:

The Big Doer goes for a walk on 17th ave se in Calgary, AB:

Bill Vance chats about the Plymouth Prowler:

The Plymouth Barracuda: The first Fish Car:

Images from the Packard Assembly line for Chuck:

Studebaker-Mercedes Sales and Service pics for Brian:

2019 Mooneyes Custom Hot Rod Show in Japan:

Chuck Hanson talks about the rear suspension work on a 69 Camaro project he is doing:

A guys cycle of life turns back to Motorbikes:

Pennsylvania College of Technology is teaching Automotive Restoration:

Sounds like the Automotive Restoration program mentioned above is changing for 2021:

Gilmore Car Museum part 1:

Gilmore Car Museum part 2:

Gimore Car Museum web site:

2019 Muscle Car and Corvette Nationals Barn Finds and Hidden gems:

More fitment fundementals on the 1955 Chevy Truck build:

How to convert a small block Chevy to coil near plug ignition:

Windlace tech for the interior

Shop tours:
Divers street rods tour:

Divers Street Rods website:

Drivers Street Rods also runs Notchead, they sell some cool stuff:

Ontario garage that specialises in Deloreans:

Wells Auto Delorean garage website:

For Sale:
Nice Garage space with house for sale in Washington:

1954 Taylor Aerocar (Flying car) goes across the block at upcoming Barrett Jackson auction:

Barris built 1955 Chevy Aztec going up for auction:

MGA classic car christmas film from Hagerty:

Documentary film on Jaguar restorer Stew Jones:

Jay Leno interview from 2019 Sema show:

Dennis Gage goes for a ride in a Munsters Koach:

2002 Ducati 998 Boomerang motorbike:

No Time to Die (James Bond) preview:

Cheers, Darryl.

Stuff from D. December 1st, 2019

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

Calgary University student has a 1966 Meredes Benz 200D sedan that belonged to his grandfather:

Hot Rodding book tells the history of Vancouver Hot Rodders:

Thor Custom truck build:

4000 HP Thor Custom truck sells for $12 million in Saudi Arabia:

1969 Ford Ranger F100:

Fred Offenhauser, The King of Indy Powerplants:

64 1/2 Mustang that’s been in the family for 40+ years:

Bill Vance chats about the Ford N-series tractor and how it changed farming:

1974 Charger SE from Winnipeg (Cool first car):

How Packard could of doomed Chrysler Corporation:

Automotive paradise is Germany’s Klassikstadt Museum/Dealership garage:

1963 – 1969 Volvo 122 Amazon Wagon remains a solid buy:

1966 Dodge Coronet 500 story for Todd:

Micro Machines are making a comeback for 2020:

Spindizzies: Nitro-fueled tether cars are still collectible:

Southwest Chevrolet displaying the all new 1949 models:

Marathon, Sunoco, and No name filling stations pics:

Drag Racing safety story:

How Buick, Oldsmobile, and Pontiac sold their first compacts:

Gallery of Depression era car ads:

Best Chevy Design award winners from SEMA:

Cool welded art by Cold Hard Art:

1942 Plymouth Auto art:

Aussie Hot Rod Salt Racer Build part 1:

Shop tours:
Body by Moal (Moal Coachbuilders):

Nostalgia Street Rods in Vegas has an expensive car collection:

Cheers, Darryl.