Stuff from D. May 30th, 2021

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Barrett Jackson summer 2021 magazine:
https://catalog.barrett-jackson.com/summer-2021-experience/?utm_medium=email&utm_source=eblast&utm_campaign=210525_Digital%20Magazine

The 1935 Bugatti Aerolithe “Electron Coupe” that was built by Guild of Automotive Restorers is now on display at Precious Metals:
https://www.pmautos.com/1935-bugatti-aerolith

The 1973 Pontiac Trans Am I first saw at 17 is mine and ready to finally hit the road (This car premiered at the 2020 Calgary World of Wheels):
https://www.hagerty.com/media/magazine-features/the-1973-pontiac-trans-am-i-first-saw-at-17-is-mine-and-ready-to-finally-hit-the-road/

Unfolding a Guide to the Past
Road maps do more than just tell you how to get somewhere, they also reveal something about the history of a place and people:
https://www.wheels.ca/news/unfolding-a-guide-to-the-past/

Reliable Rods! Goodguys 2021 Tanks, Inc. Hot Rod of the Year Contenders Hit the Road:
https://www.fuelcurve.com/2021-tanks-inc-hot-rod-of-the-year-contenders-hit-the-road/

“El Chapo” – River City Rods’ 1976 Ford B100:
https://www.fuelcurve.com/el-chapo-1976-ford-b100/

Goodguys and Murray Kustom Rods Team Up for Rockin’ TGIF Party in Texas:
https://www.fuelcurve.com/murray-kustom-rods-tgif-party/

George Poteet’s Holman Moody-Inspired ’57 Ford F100:
https://www.fuelcurve.com/holman-moody-ford-f100/

Bill Vance chats about the Continental was engine supplier to the industry:
https://www.timescolonist.com/driving/bill-vance-continental-was-engine-supplier-to-the-industry-1.24323369

Iconic Vancouver car wrecking yard closes doors forever
Coast Import Auto Supply was the go to place when searching for a hard-to-find bit of British or Italian treasure:
https://driving.ca/column/collector-classics/iconic-vancouver-car-wrecking-yard-closes-doors-forever

Death-defying daredevils and their flying machines
It was hell on wheels at Vancouver’s Pacific International Exhibition 50 years ago:
https://driving.ca/column/collector-classics/death-defying-daredevils-and-their-flying-machines

Motor Mouth: Finding religion — on the back of a trailer
The well-equipped Good Samaritan packs a Bible and tie-downs:
https://driving.ca/column/motor-mouth/motor-mouth-finding-religion-on-the-back-of-a-trailer

Smithology: Until you one day wake up and have actually gone someplace:
https://www.hagerty.com/media/opinion/smithology/smithology-until-you-one-day-wake-up-and-have-actually-gone-someplace/

The first Oldsmobile Toronado, full of front-drive muscle, was never chained to convention:
https://www.hagerty.com/media/magazine-features/oldsmobile-toronado-front-drive-muscle/

1930s Isky Roadster Was Assembled Back When Hot Rods Were Called Soup Jobs
Builder Ed Iskenderian cast the unique hood ornament in his high school shop class.:
https://www.thedrive.com/news/40630/1930s-isky-roadster-was-assembled-back-when-hot-rods-were-called-soup-jobs

On the rebound: Five facts about shock absorbers and struts:
https://www.hemmings.com/stories/2021/05/28/on-the-rebound-five-facts-about-shock-absorbers-and-struts

Remembering the Partnership between Hurst and Oldsmobile:
https://www.motorcities.org/story-of-the-week/2021/remembering-the-partnership-between-hurst-and-oldsmobile

Rare Car Network “Reincarnation” car magazine can be viewed online here:
https://www.rcnmag.com/ezines

Shop Tours:
Lowrider Garage Tours Pinstriper Ron Herandez Museum of Fine Art
Get a behind the scenes look at a mancave full of art, lowrider history, and countless memories:
https://www.lowrider.com/features/lowrider-garage-tours-ron-hernandez-mancave/

Tech Tips:
Tanked up: Learning to make aluminum fuel tanks with Tab Classics:
https://www.hagerty.com/media/motorcycles/aluminum-fuel-tanks-tab-classics-uk/

Wrenchin’ Wednesday: Craft your own bead crimping pliers:
https://www.hagerty.com/media/maintenance-and-tech/wrenchin-wednesday-craft-your-own-bead-crimping-pliers/

What’s the charge? A Mustang’s vexing electrical issue:
https://www.hagerty.com/media/opinion/the-hack-mechanic/whats-the-charge-a-mustangs-vexing-electrical-issue/

The final push: Six Ways to Sunday racing begins this week (Honda XR250R build):
https://www.hagerty.com/media/motorcycles/the-final-push-six-ways-to-sunday-racing-begins-this-week/

10 Auto Restoration Dos and Don’ts
How to make the most of your restoration investment:
https://www.hemmings.com/stories/article/10-auto-restoration-dos-and-donts

Tools You Need to Assemble Deutsch Connectors: Affordable Options for High-End Vehicle Electrical Systems:
https://www.onallcylinders.com/2021/05/27/tools-you-need-to-assemble-deutsch-connectors-affordable-options-for-high-end-vehicle-electrical-systems/

Videos:
Classic car meet 2021 in Alberta:
https://youtu.be/3l7iBOlKr_g

You can see more videos from the above Youtuber here:
https://www.youtube.com/user/clydesdalexr3i/videos

I Build Tiny Cars Out Of Old Fridges | RIDICULOUS RIDES:
https://youtu.be/L4MpBPXojF4

Dwarf Cars: Mechanic Hand-Builds Mini Motors:
https://youtu.be/IfQ3PTOOFOM

Dwarf Cars as shown on My Classic Car:
https://youtu.be/SDnGo14X46M

Video: Was This TruckVan Unsafe?(brief excerpt from a 1963 Chevrolet sales film):
https://www.macsmotorcitygarage.com/video-was-this-truck-unsafe/

Video: Field Testing the 1963 Chevrolets (The full version of the video mentioned above):
https://www.macsmotorcitygarage.com/video-field-testing-the-1963-chevrolets/

Cheers, Darryl.

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