Stuff from D. January 12th, 2020

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Cool Hook and Rug Camaro spotted at a swap meet.

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

Pat Ganahl gives us his take on the shutdown of all the car magazines:
https://patganahl.com/2020/01/06/the-magazine-massacre/

The Chrysler Car Club of South Australia posts of their “Torqueback” magazine online here (I like the comics):
https://cccsa.net.au/torqueback/

British mans Matchbox car collection sells for over $500K:
https://driving.ca/auto-news/news/british-mans-matchbox-car-collection-sells-for-over-500000

Sean Keirnan talks about his decision to sell the Bullitt Mustang his dad bought years (Cool pic of letter from Steve M. trying to buy it back):
https://www.hemmings.com/blog/2020/01/10/bulitt-mustang-mecum-auction-sale-sean-kiernan-interivew/

Mustang from Bullitt movie sells for $3.4 million US($4.85 million CAN):
https://driving.ca/ford/mustang/auto-news/news/the-mustang-from-bullitt-just-sold-for-a-whopping-4-85-million

Former owner of Bullitt Mustang will use some of the money to build another 1968 Mustang 390:
https://journal.classiccars.com/2020/01/10/the-final-scene-bullitt-mustang-sells-for-record-price/

1958 Plymouth Fury from Christine movie going across the block:
https://driving.ca/plymouth/auto-news/news/evil-sold-separately-christine-is-up-for-auction

Auction listing for Christine car from Mecum:
https://www.mecum.com/lots/FL0120-397333/1958-plymouth-fury-christine/

Right hand drive cars becoming more popular:
https://www.nytimes.com/2020/01/09/business/right-hand-drive-cars.html

1959 Austin Healey with an LS motor swap:
https://www.fuelcurve.com/ls-swapped-1959-austin-healey/

Voting open for Speedway Motors 2019 Homebuilt heaven:
https://www.fuelcurve.com/speedway-motors-2019-homebuilt-heaven/

1958 Edsel Roundup wagon:
https://www.fuelcurve.com/something-different-1958-edsel-roundup/

Bill Vance chats about the Citroen Deux Chevaux:
https://www.timescolonist.com/driving/bill-vance-citroen-s-tin-snail-was-made-for-42-years-1.24050149

1971 Oldsmobile Cutlass Supreme convertible:
https://www.winnipegfreepress.com/arts-and-life/life/autos/leader-of-the-pack-566848472.html

Willy Williamson chats about a memory with his dad:
https://www.winnipegfreepress.com/arts-and-life/life/autos/memories-from-the-highway-to-heaven-566848462.html

Is your classic car properly insured/?:
https://classicmotorsports.com/articles/wreck-relief-your-favorite-classic-car-properly-in/

Three Woody wagons going across the block including a 1953 Buick for Rob R.:
https://www.hagerty.com/articles-videos/articles/2020/01/10/3-real-deal-woody-wagons-youll-want-to-load-with-surfboard

Why farmers are going back to old school tractors instead of the new computerized ones (For Tom and Byron):
https://www.hagerty.com/articles-videos/articles/2020/01/09/why-midwest-farmers-ditch-newfangled-tractors-for-old-school-rigs

Mud bogging 69 Camaro:
https://www.hagerty.com/articles-videos/articles/2020/01/09/mud-bogging-69-camaro-k5-blazer-off-roader-of-your-dreams

A story about a favorite steering wheel:
https://www.hagerty.com/articles-videos/articles/2020/01/09/rare-italian-steering-wheel-i-never-wish-to-sell

AMC Javelin values are rock steady:
https://www.hagerty.com/articles-videos/articles/2020/01/09/amc-javelin-values-are-rock-steady

Two Corvette Engineers get busted for street racing with C8 corvettes:
https://www.autoblog.com/2020/01/12/c8-chevy-corvette-engineers-caught-speeding-kentucky/

Pics of some cool Roadside eateries and Gas Stations:
http://theoldmotor.com/?p=178402

Firestone Service station pics (Cool pic of all the cars in for service):
http://theoldmotor.com/?p=178364

Dumping dollars down the crankcase story with some vintage pics:
https://www.hemmings.com/blog/2020/01/12/it-all-added-up-decades-of-dumping-dollars-down-my-crankcase/

Red’s Headers is set up for business:
https://www.hemmings.com/blog/2020/01/08/a-brand-new-business-focusing-on-model-a-fords-at-a-semi-secret-california-desert-landmark/

LS based V-16:
https://www.hemmings.com/blog/2020/01/07/this-ls-based-v-16-is-real-and-its-spectacular/

American Graffiti museum is here:
https://www.hemmings.com/blog/2020/01/07/ok-boomers-your-american-graffiti-inspired-museum-is-here/

RIP Jack Costella benneville 300mph club member:
https://www.hemmings.com/blog/2020/01/06/bonneville-300-mph-club-member-jack-costella-dies-at-84/

Secrets of the Chevy powerglide from 1950-1973:
https://www.macsmotorcitygarage.com/secrets-of-the-chevy-powerglide-1950-73/

Electric 1949 Hudson built by ICON:
https://www.classic-american.com/american-noir-1949-hudson/

1994 Pontiac Firdbird Trans Am rescue for Rod:
https://www.junkyardlife.com/2020/01/1994-pontiac-firebird-trans-am-gt-100.html

Story and pics on Ken Lingenfelter’s love of Corvettes:
https://www.streetmusclemag.com/tech-stories/engine/quick-10-a-ten-spot-of-handy-engine-tips-hints-and-procedures/

Batmobile article for Mike B.:
http://www.manspacemagazine.com.au/to-the-batmobile/

Plowing snow on the ice with a tractor, What could go wrong…:
http://progress-is-fine.blogspot.com/2020/01/tractor-adventures-on-ice.html

Tech:
Handy engine tips/hints/procedures from Jeff Smith:
https://www.streetmusclemag.com/tech-stories/engine/quick-10-a-ten-spot-of-handy-engine-tips-hints-and-procedures/

Dog and Wedge tools for Fabricators:
https://youtu.be/9ad_6bohg_g

Videos:
Special Car Store video from The Love Ride, After a few years on hiatus, the famous Love Ride has returned celebrating a new Harley-Davidson dealership seems like a particularly good reason – especially when the new owner is Robert Patrick -former Terminator cop and current long-time Love Ride Alumni.
http://www.specialcarstore.com/content/love-ride-33-herd-loud-and-clear

Special Car Store captured the highlights of the 2019 show condensed to a couple of minutes.
http://specialcarstore.com/content/la-auto-show-2019-believing-seeing-video

Special Car Store video from Art Center Car Classic 2019:
http://specialcarstore.com/content/art-center-car-classic-2019-one-kind

Special Car Store video from Friends of Steve McQueen car show:
http://specialcarstore.com/content/friends-steve-mcqueen-car-show-passion-accessories

Chysler Airflow videos:
https://www.hemmings.com/blog/2020/01/05/not-hogtied-to-engineering-tradition-or-artistic-fetishes-how-chrysler-heralded-the-airflows-innovations/

1924 T-bucket Traditional Hot Rod:
http://fueltank.cc/blog/swifty-t-bucket

Canada D’eh Car Show with Jelly Bean Autocrafters & Customs coverage:
https://youtu.be/SajPMHQ6tBw

Events:
The 2020 Harrison’s Auto Event List for B.C. and N.W. Washington is posted already here:
https://www.autoeventlist.com/

For Sale:
1984 Pontiac Firebird somewhat customized for sale:
https://www.hemmings.com/blog/2020/01/08/hemmings-find-of-the-day-1984-pontiac-firebird-custom/

Cheers, Darryl.

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