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:
https://driving.ca/mercedes-benz/column/its-mine/its-mine-1966-mercedes-benz-200d-sedan

Hot Rodding book tells the history of Vancouver Hot Rodders:
https://driving.ca/column/collector-classics/new-book-is-full-of-motoring-memories

Thor Custom truck build:
https://www.hotrod.com/articles/3400-hp-supercharged-dual-engine-peterbilt-behind-build-thor/

4000 HP Thor Custom truck sells for $12 million in Saudi Arabia:
https://driving.ca/auto-news/news/4000-hp-thor24-custom-truck-hammers-for-us12-million-in-saudi-arabia

1969 Ford Ranger F100:
https://www.fuelcurve.com/1969-ford-ranger-f100/

Fred Offenhauser, The King of Indy Powerplants:
https://www.fuelcurve.com/offy-king-of-the-indy-powerplants/

64 1/2 Mustang that’s been in the family for 40+ years:
https://www.fuelcurve.com/gary-munschs-64%c2%bd-mustang/

Bill Vance chats about the Ford N-series tractor and how it changed farming:
https://www.timescolonist.com/driving/bill-vance-ford-s-n-series-tractor-changed-farming-1.24022350

1974 Charger SE from Winnipeg (Cool first car):
https://www.winnipegfreepress.com/arts-and-life/life/autos/chargers-evolution-makes-it-one-to-watch-565328062.html

How Packard could of doomed Chrysler Corporation:
https://www.hagerty.com/articles-videos/articles/2019/11/29/packard-could-have-doomed-chrysler-corporation

Automotive paradise is Germany’s Klassikstadt Museum/Dealership garage:
https://www.hagerty.com/articles-videos/articles/2019/11/28/automotive-paradise-is-germanys-klassikstadt-museum-dealership-garage

1963 – 1969 Volvo 122 Amazon Wagon remains a solid buy:
https://www.hagerty.com/articles-videos/articles/2019/11/27/1963-1969-volvo-122-amazon-wagon-remains-solid-dependable-buy

1966 Dodge Coronet 500 story for Todd:
https://www.hagerty.com/articles-videos/articles/2019/11/27/why-i-drive-1966-dodge-coronet-500

Micro Machines are making a comeback for 2020:
https://www.hagerty.com/articles-videos/articles/2019/11/26/micro-machines-making-a-comeback-for-2020

Spindizzies: Nitro-fueled tether cars are still collectible:
https://www.hagerty.com/articles-videos/articles/2019/11/26/spindizzies-nitro-fueled-tether-cars-are-collectible-american-racing-history

Southwest Chevrolet displaying the all new 1949 models:
http://theoldmotor.com/?p=177860

Marathon, Sunoco, and No name filling stations pics:
http://theoldmotor.com/?p=177790

Drag Racing safety story:
https://www.hemmings.com/blog/article/safety-yesterday-and-today/

How Buick, Oldsmobile, and Pontiac sold their first compacts:
https://www.hemmings.com/blog/article/three-identical-strangers/

Gallery of Depression era car ads:
https://blog.consumerguide.com/gallery-depression-era-car-ads/

Best Chevy Design award winners from SEMA:
https://www.streetmusclemag.com/event-coverage/sema-coverage-event-coverage/sema-2019-meet-your-best-bow-tie-chevy-design-award-winners/

Cool welded art by Cold Hard Art:
http://justacarguy.blogspot.com/2019/11/now-for-8th-post-on-cool-welded-art-by.html

1942 Plymouth Auto art:
https://www.motorcities.org/story-of-the-week/2019/the-1942-plymouths-the-last-models-before-war-production

Videos:
Aussie Hot Rod Salt Racer Build part 1:
http://fueltank.cc/blog/rotunda-racer-part-1

Shop tours:
Body by Moal (Moal Coachbuilders):
https://www.hagerty.com/articles-videos/articles/2019/11/28/moal-family-metal-shaping-outfit

Nostalgia Street Rods in Vegas has an expensive car collection:
https://m.roadkillcustoms.com/nostalgia-street-rods-the-most-expensive-car-collection-in-las-vegas/

Cheers, Darryl.

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