Stuff from D. November 17th, 2019


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

Fords Mustang Mach E:

Morris Commercial Van with modern tech story:

Men drive custom 55 Chevy to California to honor late father/friend:

Gasser war years drag race story:

Maintenance for classic collector cars:

Sleepy Hollow Rod Run pics from the August Sunshine coast run:

Ford GT40 replica that starred in Ford v Ferrari movie heading to auction:

Cinema series based on Ford v Ferrari movie cars in the works:

The real story behind Ford v Ferrari:

1971 – 1974 Plymouth Satellites finally going up in value:

Volkspod Minibike pics are all over the net, here’s the story behind them (I have some extra fenders, hmmm):

Stutz Blackhawk review:

Renting classic cars via hagerty driveshare in the USA:

Trucks at SEMA:

Buick Regal Grand National story:

Speedway motors Southwest Nationals pics:

Bill Vance chats about the Jaguar D-type:

Brian Bass and his ’25 Roadster project:

Jay Leno’s Yenko Corvair:

Massive 6×6 camper rig spotted in a Target parking lot:×6-man-camper-rig

Massive Hot Wheels collection for sale (For Dwight):

Three convertibles stolen from goodguys parking lot:

Long term projects article:

T.V. Tommy had some wild dragsters in his day:

Miller Electric at SEMA:

Original Parts Group Inc at SEMA:

59 Impala at SEMA for Greg in Calgary:

Overhaulin is back for another season:

Roland Leong hangs out at the Drag Strip in England(Great pics):

Chris Holstrom talks about how he entered the car scene at young age:

1979 Pontiac Trans am rescue:

Jaguar XK120 restoration project is 50 years in the making:

Military collector story for Grant in Victoria:

One mans answer to space issues at home was to go down not up:

2005 Ford GT MK7 lapping Daytona

Wiring harness tips:

Chevy Pickup update from Hagerty (Don’t try this at home kids):

Why does body work and painting a car these days cost so much:

Fitment fundamentals:

Shaving cream can be used in head core holes to trap stray debris:

Parking brake cable removal on a Mustang:

How to choose piston rings and gap them correctly:

Three most important alignment adjustments to make:

Shop Tours:
Eddie’s Rod and Custom:

Website for Eddies Rod and Custom:

Cheers, Darryl.

Stuff from D. November 10th, 2019


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

Alberta man killed in pre 1905 vintage car event in UK (Very sad news, RIP Ron):

London to Brighton car run pics:

Did you know you can read the Goodguys magazine free online:

Some vintage pics of the three corvette assembly plants:

Okotoks car buff gets tour of Jay Leno’s collection:

Electric GTS crate motor:

California tuner looses shop in fire:

Prototype Shelby Green Hornet mustang restored and unveiled at SEMA:

The great and not so great cars of SEMA:

Calgarian restores a 1963 VW notchback:

Both Ford and Chevy bring electric hot rods to SEMA:

Ringbrothers bring a Camaro and Mustang to SEMA:

Custom Dodge Challenger ready for SEMA gets stolen from Hotel parking lot and then recovered:

Goodguys SEMA gold award winners:

Hot Rod alley gallery of cars from SEMA:

Wild Chevys and Hot Rods from SEMA:

Goodguys display at SEMA:

Chip Foose Jaguar E-type at SEMA:

Cotati Cuda unveiled at SEMA for Dan:

Hot Wheels, awards Nash as their SEMA winner:

Jay Leno’s high HP 1968 Ford Bronco unveiled at SEMA:

Coker tire at SEMA:

Optima battery at SEMA:

Lokar at SEMA:

Dynamat at SEMA:

Custom autosound at SEMA:

Hot Rod magazine articles from SEMA:

Just a car guy SEMA coverage:

Goodguys Autumn get together (I like the vintage trailer):

Bill Vance chats about how Detroit Electric paved the way for todays EVs:

1958 Impala turns heads:

Barn find 70s trans ams:

Aston Martin teams up with ICON to built its first ever motorcycle:

Ferrari 330 P2 replica is sweet:

Ford vs Ferrari movie, go behind the scenes:

Ford opens up GT40 vault for Ford vs Ferrari movie:

Ford vs Ferrari movie review:

Father follows son into racing:

A used car lot from the past:

The secret car collection of Mercedes Benz:

Bill Lear tried to build an Indianapolis speedway in Reno to test his steam powered racer, great pics:

Desert Center cafe equipment, gas pumps and vehicles left outside go across the auction block:

Krass and Bernie adopting highway drag race comic:

A visit to the Classic Motor Hub in Bibury, check out the pics:

Jaguar is now selling the original tool kit again:

Eleanor Mustang to go across the auction block at Mecum:

19 lucky owners are going to get their Aston Martin DBZ cars soon:

Full restoration of a Honda N600 serial #1:

2020 Chassis and Suspension buyers guide:

Making custom plug wires with Accel Extreme 9000 leads:

Cheers, Darryl.

Stuff from D. November 3rd, 2019

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

Brian attended the Bowness swap meet yesterday, here is a link to his pics:

Story on the success of “Bring A Trailer” website:

20 years later remembering Greg Morre, race car driver:

1983 Toyota Celica Supra story from Calgary for Dan:

Mopars two customized Sema concept trucks:

Another article on the Dodge D200 truck mentioned in the above link:

Blink 182 drummer sells his caddy on Bring a Trailer:

Burnaby Junk Yard has its own museum:

Man tired of being low balled, crushes his Dodge Charger:

Classic car values article on a changing marketplace:

1973 Dodge Dart from Winnipeg:

36 Ford Roadster was the ultimate anniversary gift:

Bill Vance chats about the Chrysler 300:

Some sweet pics from TROG (The Race of Gentleman):

Allards revival:

Homemade Delorean hovercraft for sale:

Oldsmobile 442 values on the rise:

When the smog era started in cars, great pic of a Camaro

Dealership installs tracking system before sale of vehicle:

Porsche 914 story for Rob in Victoria:

Another Porsche 914 story:

Honda S2000 article for Rob in Victoria:

1918 Ford Model T pro rat build for Cam in Victoria:

Hot Rods and Music, cool stuff going on at this show:

Hemmings lets us tag along on a photo shoot of a wicked 1965 Pontiac GTO resto mod:

The Museum of American Speed has some cool stuff on display:

South Bend Studebaker National Museum:

The artwork of Mad Mac:

A look inside Charlies Auto Museum:

Victoria man likes his 1958 MGA:

How to get started on your restoration project:

Splitting wishbones for a dropped axle:

Upgrading your barn find with parts from Chevs of the 40s:

Restoring stock Camaro wheels:

Tips to fix your inaccurate speedo:

Jay Leno and an oddball Austin Healey:

Chip Foose talks about the 32 Ford:

Hot Rod Herman Munster drag race:

Cheers, Darryl.

Stuff from D. October 27th, 2019

Car links that I find interesting.
Note: Some links may expire over time.
Cactus Jalopy car show in Osoyoos, BC is a no go for 2020:

Grant that was on Vegas Rat Rods visits local schools in Ontario:

New Yorkers that go around picking up electric scooters for recharge:

Sooke Car guy goes on a coast to coast drive to pick up a Barris-built 1950 Mercury:

News reporter disrespects classic cars at car show:

1948 Case Tractor gets restored and gets to live at Luxury garage:

Crispy Hellcat gets rebuilt:

Electric turbochargers to enter production in 2021:

Barn find 1964 VW Double Cab:

George Barris King of Kustomizers article:

Goodguys best new product winners:

Bill Vance chats about the Chevy Suburban and its evolution:

Another article on Electric crate motors:

Aloha Wanderwell traveled around the world in a Model T:

Honda SL125 motorbike article:

Truck load of 1936 Fords arrive at the dealer, cool pics:

Pics and commentary from the Moden art exhibit:

Here is the first article about the art exhibit:

Quick Jack vehicle lift setup and review:

Henry J Kaiser and his attempt at steam powered cars:

The 1948 Amp prototype was used to help design the Henry J:

Triumph gets coated in epoxy primer until owner can get back to work on it:

The Chopped 2019 event with pics, cool event:

Young guy build of a 40 Ford Truck Part 1:

Young guy build of a 40 Ford Truck Part 2:

Off roading in Iceland with $500 cars, what could go wrong:

Maxjax 2 post car lifts for garages with low ceilings:

Two wheeled wonders for Mike S. in Calgary:

Making your own gasket:

Color sanding tips:

Gold leafing tips:

Panel gap tips:

How to choose a fuel pressure regulator for carbureted engines:

Shop tours:
A visit to Cool and Vintage custom Land Rover shop:

Cool and Vintage website:

Hershey Swap Meet 2019:

Iron Trap Garage YouTube channel:

Trader’s Village Swap Meet

Canadian Street Rodding Hall of Fame clip:

Graham Hill explains race car setup:

48 x 56 Full garage build (Thanks Albert):

Cheers, Darryl.

Stuff from D. October 20th, 2019

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


Vintage Ferrari, Buggati, or Delahaye cars go here to get fixed by the panel beaters:

Rod Emory has a wild Porsche Speedster that started out as a crashed coupe:

BC Sisters channel Thelma and Louise for their Pontiac Parisienne convertible road trips:

Ring brothers are bringing a 69 Camaro to Sema this year, here’s the teaser:

Ron Francis bringing Garret Rod Shops 68 Hemi-S to Sema 2019:

The US government is auctioning off a Burt Reynolds customized Trans Am:

Turbocharger proposal:

Goodguys 67 Nova build part 2:

1971 Camaro built by Z-Rodz and Customs:

Bill Vance chats about the Renault 4CV:

An electric crate motor you can drop into your car:

Barber Vintage Motorcycle festival and swap meet for Mike in Ontario:

Vintage bikes article for Mike:

Replacing radiator hoses on a Model A with a Sawzall:

Someone built a replica “Up in Smoke” Impala:

When buying a replacement steering wheel for a Corvair turns into a lunch bag let down:

Long distance hauling a vintage car with some interesting twists and turns (Some of the article comments are worth a read):

More TROG pics:

The engines of TROG:

Jalopy Jam Up in Rockton, Ontario, Canada:

Normandy Beach race pics 1 and 2:

Hershey swap meet pics:

Interview with Chip Ganassi:

Tips for changing spark plugs:

New door panels, rubber hardware for a 67 Camaro:

How to Upholster a Steering Wheel:

Bringing new life to your engine bay:

Powermaster improvements for flathead V8s charging and cranking:

Build a Hemi in less than 10 minutes:

Parnelli Jones and Bobby Unser remember Andy Granatelli:

Quick Jack for Al V.:

Enjoy what you are viewing on Darryl’s Drive In, throw a tip in the jar here:

Cheers, Darryl.

Stuff from D. October 13th, 2019

Car related links I find on the net.
Note: Some links may expire over time.

Canadian cars vie for best in show at Pebble Beach Concours:

Toyota Supra history lesson:

Goodguys Kentutucky Nationals pics:

Goodguys Autocross championship pics:

Goodguys Motown to Cowtown Hall of Fame road tour east pics and videos:

Goodguys Hall of Fame road tour:

Goodguys Kentucky Nationals event, watch out for the horses…:

Bill Vance chats about the AMC Concord:

Kaiser car history from 1947 – 1955, Thanks Kelsey Wright:

Factory five Cobra with a tilting front end:

The Race of Gentlemen keeps getting bigger and better:

The six wheeled El Cadillette for Dave:

Another article on the El Cadillette:

Mopar Kids these days (Read the comments, the girl in the pic reply’s..):

Here are articles Olivia has written for Dodge Garage:

Dodge Garage:

When being first in line to racing events was a thing:

Interesting story on a 1971 AMC Hornet SC 360 for sale:

Parking garage races from back in the day:

Moon eyes Camaro, great pics:

Two early novas found in North Carolina junkyard:

Krass and Bernie find a 69 Camaro Z28:

Ant Anstead is working on his dream build during the off season of Wheeler Dealers:

Canadian Jeff Norwell’s 32 Ford pickup featured in Hot Rod:

Photographer James Lipman shoots some cool automotive shots:

Lunaz design is converting old cars to electric power:

An electric bug eye sprite for Martin:

Vintage Ford Hot Rodding Lego style:

Land Rover Discovery owner is fixing stuff again:
Roof repaint:
Finding the cause of a leaky sunroof:
3D printing a replacement sunroof drain part:

Hot Rod hauler pulls off unconventional look:

Why you don’t want to run ethanol in your classic cars tank:

To start or not to start question for winter storage:

Professor Hammers metal working tips #57:

An in depth look at engine fasteners:

How to get properly fitting door gaps on a 1969 Camaro:

Shop tours:
Calgarian enjoys his time working in the shop on motorbikes:

Coldwar motors on YouTube:

Chevy Automobiles vs Foreign cars from 1970:

Jessi Combs uncut video(RIP Jessi):

Cheers, Darryl.

Stuff from D. Oct. 6th, 2019

Random car links I find on the web. Links may expire over time.

Congrats to Kevin for  coverage of his 1940 Willys on the Opposing Cylinders website:

University Engineer turned his 1971 Triumph Spitfire into Electric powered:

Winter tire info:

Rolls Royce sparks romance:

1938 Dodge Sedan:

Vintage Air Custom Rod of the Year:

Scotts Hotrods Truck of the Year early:

LMC truck of the year late:

Griots Garage Muscle Car of the year:

Good Guys Muscle Car of the year:

Good Guys 2019 top 12 finalists review:

Bill Vance chats about the Dodge Challenger:

Cheers, Darryl.

Stuff from D. Sept. 29th, 2019

Car related links. Note some may expire over time.

Six decades of custom cars:

The First Mid Engine Corvette wasn’t a Corvette but an Astro II (Thanks Brian):

A 650 HP F150 monster from Roush (Thanks Brian):

Canadian who sold the first Ford Mustang will finally see it again:

Calgarian builds Cadillac CTS lowered family hauler:

Summit racing Lone Star Nationals pics:

Summit Racing Lone Star Nationals pics 2:

Goolsby Young guys winner headed to Vegas:

Goodguys is giving away a 67 Nova (I like!):

Interview with Cristy Lee:

Bill Vance chats about how moonshine helped fuel the taste for fast cars:

Studebaker Avanti story:

1962 Elva Mk VI project:

Car Designers article:

History of the Hertz Rent a Racer Shelby:

Triumph obsession, part 6, Clouded visions of glory:

Vintage car ads had cool art:

Unearthing buried Mopar Road Runner treasure:

1970 Boss 302 gets gone over with a fine tooth comb:

Rare harvest gold 1955 Corvette (Thanks Dave):

1954 Chevy COE Tourliner built on Vancouver Island featured on Rod Authority site:

Bruce Meyer feature profile (I saw him checking out the cars at Deuce days one year):

Another update on the guy working on his Land Rover Discovery:

Classic Car Studio is building a wicked 1967 C10, check out the pics here:

Dodge A100 Made in Japan (Low….):

Ever hear of a Wartburg? Not me, it’s cool though:

Front Line image A&W Lake Cowichan Hot Rod and Bike Show and Shine:

Teaser for Cowichan show from Front Line image:

Front Line image Torque Masters Car Show:

Honda’s secret weapon for squeaks/door leaks, etc:

Tips on properly building stroked small blocks:

Painting tips:

Restoring tail lights tips:

Fixems tips 8:

How to upgrade Ford F100 twin i beam to bolt on IFS:

White Details cleans up an Aston Martin:

Intro to suspension coil spring compressor tools:

Cheers, Darryl.

Stuff from D. Sept. 22nd, 2019

Random car related links from the web.
Note: Some links will expire over time.

Driver’s Welding article from Sooke News Mirror:

Wet conditions end Sean Driver’s speed record attempt for now:

Algergrove man recreates 56 Ford F-100:

Citroen cars still gets attention in Quebec:

1941 Ford fuels Father/Son need for speed in Vancouver:

Orange Julep is still Montreal’s Hot Rod Mecca for Mike in Calgary:

Classic Ford truck goes up in flames, owner had just finished it:

63 Chevy II for Neil in Campbell River:

63 Nova V8 swap :

Good Guys 2019 Hall of Fame Road tour (Videos and pics):

Shirley Muldowney, Heart like an Icon interview and pics:

5 minutes with racer, Scott Pruett:

Going to Vegas, here’s a guide to the collector car world there:

Bill Vance chats about Henry Ford and the assembley line:

Open House gallery from Stacey Davids Gearfest:

Mutant Vehicles from Burning Man 2019:

More pics from Burning man:

Classic Car Studio builds world class Camaro for mystery overseas owner:

Exploring hidden gems in Milan, look at the car he drives Martin:

Land Rover Discovery purchase story for Rob and Chris:

A long lost street racing tapestry of Big Willie Robinson is found:

Chrysler introduced longer and more luxurious models for 1958:

Fitment Fundementals Part 5:

Professor Hammers metalworking tips #56:

Paint and Body, Primer sealer choices:

Quadrajet number identification guide:

Cheers, Darryl.

Stuff from D. September 14th, 2019

Random car related links from the web.
Note: Some links will expire over time.

Have you tried Canadian Parts supplier , “Parts Avatar” yet? They have free shipping on orders over $99 (Prices are less than most Auto parts stores) (Thanks Dave):

When you combine too many things on a trailer for Tom and Byron in Alberta:

Summit Classic Car Collection:

General Motors dream cars will highlight the 2019 Cobble Beach Concours Delegance:

1959 Bocar XP5:

2020 Pre-production Corvette gets new life as wall art for Detroit Hockey fans:

A Tucker 48 with a Truckermatic transmission:

The hassle of tracking down old car parts:

A low rider El Camino with a wild paint job for Dave S.:

1956 Pontiac Star Chief Ragtop that’s over the top:

Jeg Coughlin Jr. reflects on the early days of Jegs:

Fox Mustang that was sold to fund wife’s cancer treatment comes back with some additional help from Ford:

The Wavecrest Woodie Show for Daryl in Calgary:

Bill Vance chats about the Oldsmobile 442:

The Columbia Valley Classics Car Club – Radium Car Show is Saturday, September 21st. Details here:

Here’s an article about the Show put on by the Columbia Valley Classics car club:

Shop tours:
Young Calgarian has wrenched and fixed his motorcycles in various interesting locations:

Rutterz Rodz:

Artist Chris Labrooy has an interesting way of creating surreal auto art:

Here is a link to Chris’s site with more pics and the same video:

1953 Buick Roadmaster Estate Wagon restoration for Rob in Calgary and Vern in Victoria:

Here is a direct link to the Buick Roadmaster Estate Wagon on Youtube:

Did you know how Bentley punches the holes in the leather when putting the leather on a new steering wheel (Brings new meaning to the term “Put a fork in it”):

1997 Dodge Viper GTS:

Cheers, Darryl.