Stuff from D. April 25th, 2021


Note: Some links may expire over time.

Long term road test for the 2020 Chevrolet Corvette:
https://www.edmunds.com/chevrolet/corvette/2020/long-term-road-test/

A look at what happened to some of pop culture’s favourite rides:
https://www.wheels.ca/top-ten/where-are-they-now/

Friday First Look! 6th Griot’s Garage North Carolina Nationals:
https://www.fuelcurve.com/friday-first-look-6th-griots-garage-north-carolina-nationals/

Goodguys CPP AutoCross Racing Series 11th FiTech Spring Nationals Recap:
https://www.fuelcurve.com/cpp-autocross-spring-nationals-recap/

Home Builder – Joe Seeno Did It All on This ’63 Chevy Nova SS:
https://www.fuelcurve.com/joe-seeno-63-nova-ss/

Bill Vance chats about the Sunbeam Alpine a luxurious tourer with sports-car aspirations:
https://www.timescolonist.com/driving/bill-vance-sunbeam-alpine-a-luxurious-tourer-with-sports-car-aspirations-1.24309638

The Force is still with(in) him, even at the age of 71:
https://www.hagerty.com/media/motorsports/the-force-is-still-within-him-even-at-the-age-of-71/

This unpretentious U.K. machine shop has been making history—literally—for five decades:
https://www.hagerty.com/media/people/this-unpretentious-u-k-machine-shop-has-been-making-history-literally-for-five-decades/

6 Honda minibikes storming Monaco with Monkey business:
https://www.hagerty.com/media/motorcycles/6-honda-minibikes-monkey-monaco/

Are happy days ahead for 1950s classics?:
https://www.hagerty.com/media/market-trends/hagerty-insider/are-happy-days-ahead-for-1950s-classics/

116 years before the Mach-E, Henry Ford built this bare-bones, battery-powered Model T:
https://www.hagerty.com/media/automotive-history/116-years-before-the-mach-e-henry-ford-built-this-barebones-battery-powered-model-t/

This 1967 restomod “Beachrunner” is the coolest surf ‘n’ turf Landie we’ve seen:
https://www.hagerty.com/media/news/this-1967-restomod-beachrunner-is-the-coolest-surf-n-turf-landie-weve-seen/

The first Charger Daytona to hit 200 mph was stolen, recovered, and lost again:
https://www.hagerty.com/media/car-profiles/the-first-charger-daytona-to-hit-200-mph-was-stolen-recovered-and-lost-again/

The Real, True Story behind the Origins of the ‘Fast & Furious’ Franchise:
https://www.autoweek.com/car-life/a36173285/the-story-behind-the-fast-and-furious/

The Hot Wheels Legends Tour Kicks Off on April 29:
https://www.autoweek.com/car-life/events/a36211258/hot-wheels-legends-tour-kicks-off/

Finding America with no particular place to go and a Mustang convertible to take you there:
https://www.hemmings.com/stories/2021/04/23/finding-america-with-no-particular-place-to-go-and-a-mustang-convertible-to-take-you-there

After surviving an underhood fire, this 1970 Plymouth Road Runner Superbird is now better than new:
https://www.hemmings.com/stories/article/1970-plymouth-road-runner-superbird-2

The Drag Racing Saga of the Magic Muffler Fuel Altereds: Part 1:
https://www.hotrod.com/articles/the-drag-racing-saga-of-the-magic-muffler-fuel-altereds-part-1/

LS3-powered 1969 Holden HT Monaro GTS:
https://www.whichcar.com.au/features/1969-holden-ht-monaro-gts-ls3

Legendary wheels of the Aussie car scene:
https://www.whichcar.com.au/features/legendary-wheels-aussie-car-scene

Monique DeLancey’s 1966 Chevy Impala SS Cruises the Next Level:
https://inthegaragemedia.com/ice-cream-cruiser/

1931 Ford Roadster Built in 132 Days to Compete For the AMBR Title:
https://inthegaragemedia.com/this-1931-a-v-8-roadster-was-begun-14-years-ago-but-it-was-the-final-132-days-that-made-the-difference/

Carroll Shelby’s Cobra Was a Great Looking (& Fast!) Design:
https://www.motorcities.org/story-of-the-week/2021/carroll-shelby-s-cobra-was-a-great-looking-fast-design

Shop Tours:
Get In Your Garage – May 2021:
https://www.fuelcurve.com/get-in-your-garage-may-2021/

Interviews:
Five Minutes With Artist, Jimmy Smith:
https://www.fuelcurve.com/jimmy-smith/

Videos:
Brian’s 1967 Acadian Canso Sport Deluxe- 450HP!:
https://youtu.be/Salr4HJgedY

Sunday Funday Cruise – Victoria, BC – April 18th 2021:
https://youtu.be/Sr7wmH_ZQkI

Sean’s 1935 Ford pickup:
https://youtu.be/vj2uDuBdFpI

Sean’s Blue Draggin Harley:
https://youtu.be/klBs0irDuNs

LG Speed & Kustom 1947 Ford updates 1 – 3:
https://youtu.be/kmjKkvpC5BI

https://youtu.be/LpmqMyVN2w8

https://youtu.be/Uc3tavLwAZ0

Flying Pacific Coastal’s SHORTEST FLIGHT! Beech 1900D Vancouver to Victoria:
https://youtu.be/Yrf4aLA5aOs

Piloting Dash 8 on a SUPER SHORT FLIGHT from Vancouver to Victoria:
https://youtu.be/W5bLqVc1EHg

FLYING CANADA’S SHORTEST 737 FLIGHT? Air North 737-500 Victoria to Vancouver:
https://youtu.be/BZWjwT_MKrU

Tech:
Wrenchin’ Wednesday: No-drip funnel storage:
https://www.hagerty.com/media/maintenance-and-tech/wrenchin-wednesday-no-drip-funnel-storage/

Touch it Up – Basic Paint Chip Repair:
https://www.fuelcurve.com/basic-paint-chip-repair/

Project Car Encouragement and Advice from Goodguys Members:
https://www.fuelcurve.com/project-encouragement-from-goodguys-members/

Buyer’s Guide: 1967 Shelby Mustang GT350 (Yes, I’ll take one!):
https://classicmotorsports.com/articles/buyers-guide-1967-shelby-mustang-gt350/

Buyer’s Guide: 1993 Ford Mustang SVT Cobra:
https://www.hemmings.com/stories/article/1993-ford-mustang-svt-cobra-2

Restoring The Subassemblies | Restoration Impossible Lotus Elan Project Car Part 8:
https://classicmotorsports.com/project-cars/1964-lotus-elan/restoring-subassemblies-restoration-impossible-lot/

How to Make a Wood Dashboard From Scratch | Restoration Impossible Lotus Elan Project Car Part 7:
https://classicmotorsports.com/project-cars/1964-lotus-elan/recreating-original-wood-dash-restoration-impossib/

Buyer Guide: De Tomaso Pantera:
https://classicmotorsports.com/articles/buyer-guide-de-tomaso-pantera/

Buyer’s Guide: 1962 Chrysler 300H:
https://www.hemmings.com/stories/article/1962-chrysler-300h-3

Your handy 1966–77 Ford Bronco buyer’s guide:
https://www.hagerty.com/media/buying-and-selling/your-handy-1966-77-ford-bronco-buyers-guide/

Painting and Mounting the Body on the Frame | Restoration Impossible Lotus Elan Project Car Part 9:
https://classicmotorsports.com/project-cars/1964-lotus-elan/reassembling-and-painting-elan-restoration-impossi/

Your tires are talking to you— here’s how to understand them:
https://www.hagerty.com/media/maintenance-and-tech/your-tires-are-talking-to-you-heres-how-to-understand-them/

Does Anyone Bother to Fix Their Classic Car’s Clock?:
https://www.autoweek.com/car-life/classic-cars/a30514090/does-anyone-bother-to-fix-their-classic-cars-clock/

Lightning makers: Five things to know about spark plugs:
https://www.hemmings.com/stories/2021/04/13/lightning-makers-five-things-to-know-about-spark-plugs

You’re ignoring the most important part of your car: Five things to know about tires:
https://www.hemmings.com/stories/2021/04/22/youre-ignoring-the-most-important-part-of-your-car-five-things-to-know-about-tires

Don’t Forget to Check & Fill Your Hydraulic Clutch Fluid: Here’s How:
https://www.onallcylinders.com/2021/04/23/dont-forget-to-check-fill-your-hydraulic-clutch-fluid-heres-how/

Shop Tours:
KC’s Paintshop – Shop Tour 2021(He used to be the painter at Gas Monkey Garage):
https://youtu.be/B_kSV0QsTGA

KCs Paint Shop videos they post can be viewed here:
https://www.youtube.com/user/kcspaintshop/videos

Soul Made: O’Rourke Coachtrimmers
https://petrolicious.com/films/soul-made-orourke-coachtrimmers

Cheers, Darryl.

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