Stuff from D. December 8th, 2019

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Car links that I find interesting.

Note: Some links may expire over time.

Ten publishing shuttering 19 print magazines (Sad news about all your favorite car magazines):

Marv’s Soda shop in Black Diamond is struggling with lack of business:

Wine Country Racing seeking 10 year lease in Okanagan:

Wine Country Racing wraps up another season of drag racing:

Meet the Mexico city family keeping beetlemania alive:

1966 Ford Le Mans effort nearly failed due to a simple finishing line:

5 Electric vehicles that look old school but are all new:

Greenhouse full of rare Jaguars found in England:

Lethbridge professor re-imaging his classic Swedish coupe 1966 Volvo 122 with modern day engine and running gear:

Did Lindbergh own this Stutz?:

1963 Impala wagon is one sweet Cali Cruiser:

27T Roadster:

1969 Ford Ranger F100, in black of course:

The Big Doer goes for a walk on 17th ave se in Calgary, AB:

Bill Vance chats about the Plymouth Prowler:

The Plymouth Barracuda: The first Fish Car:

Images from the Packard Assembly line for Chuck:

Studebaker-Mercedes Sales and Service pics for Brian:

2019 Mooneyes Custom Hot Rod Show in Japan:

Chuck Hanson talks about the rear suspension work on a 69 Camaro project he is doing:

A guys cycle of life turns back to Motorbikes:

Pennsylvania College of Technology is teaching Automotive Restoration:

Sounds like the Automotive Restoration program mentioned above is changing for 2021:

Gilmore Car Museum part 1:

Gilmore Car Museum part 2:

Gimore Car Museum web site:

2019 Muscle Car and Corvette Nationals Barn Finds and Hidden gems:

More fitment fundementals on the 1955 Chevy Truck build:

How to convert a small block Chevy to coil near plug ignition:

Windlace tech for the interior

Shop tours:
Divers street rods tour:

Divers Street Rods website:

Drivers Street Rods also runs Notchead, they sell some cool stuff:

Ontario garage that specialises in Deloreans:

Wells Auto Delorean garage website:

For Sale:
Nice Garage space with house for sale in Washington:

1954 Taylor Aerocar (Flying car) goes across the block at upcoming Barrett Jackson auction:

Barris built 1955 Chevy Aztec going up for auction:

MGA classic car christmas film from Hagerty:

Documentary film on Jaguar restorer Stew Jones:

Jay Leno interview from 2019 Sema show:

Dennis Gage goes for a ride in a Munsters Koach:

2002 Ducati 998 Boomerang motorbike:

No Time to Die (James Bond) preview:

Cheers, Darryl.

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:

Hot Rodding book tells the history of Vancouver Hot Rodders:

Thor Custom truck build:

4000 HP Thor Custom truck sells for $12 million in Saudi Arabia:

1969 Ford Ranger F100:

Fred Offenhauser, The King of Indy Powerplants:

64 1/2 Mustang that’s been in the family for 40+ years:

Bill Vance chats about the Ford N-series tractor and how it changed farming:

1974 Charger SE from Winnipeg (Cool first car):

How Packard could of doomed Chrysler Corporation:

Automotive paradise is Germany’s Klassikstadt Museum/Dealership garage:

1963 – 1969 Volvo 122 Amazon Wagon remains a solid buy:

1966 Dodge Coronet 500 story for Todd:

Micro Machines are making a comeback for 2020:

Spindizzies: Nitro-fueled tether cars are still collectible:

Southwest Chevrolet displaying the all new 1949 models:

Marathon, Sunoco, and No name filling stations pics:

Drag Racing safety story:

How Buick, Oldsmobile, and Pontiac sold their first compacts:

Gallery of Depression era car ads:

Best Chevy Design award winners from SEMA:

Cool welded art by Cold Hard Art:

1942 Plymouth Auto art:

Aussie Hot Rod Salt Racer Build part 1:

Shop tours:
Body by Moal (Moal Coachbuilders):

Nostalgia Street Rods in Vegas has an expensive car collection:

Cheers, Darryl.

Stuff from D. November 24th, 2019

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

Some not so kind words about Ford v Ferrari movie characters it was based on:

My Star Collector Car editor responds to above linked story about Ford v Ferrari movie:

The Mayor of Montreal rode in a steam powered car 120 years ago:

Ken Block does some truck driving in China:

1965 Dodge Dart article:

1975 Javelin street machine for Regan in Alberta:

5 minutes with Dave Kindig:

Scott Fraser wins autocrosser of the year:

Sheriffs department gets a newly restored vintage cruiser:

61 Chevy Impala owner attends all 18 Goodguys shows this year:

Lemay museum salutes Saleen with a year long exhibit:

Bill Vance chats about the Cadiallac Seville from the late 70s:

Younger generation involved in the car hobby:

Model A debate, Preserve or modify?:

Dodge unveils 50th anniversary edition Challengers:

Some cool art for never built vehicles:

Cars that just wouldn’t stay away even after they sold:

Metal shop class building one of Virgil Exner concept car 75 years later:

Confessions of an elderly mechanic (Great story on a car guy still wrenching in his 80s):

Saudi Arabia has gearheads too:

Cars and Coffee in Saudi Arabia(See the Tim Hortons coffee cup):

Sneak peak pics from Muscle car and Corvette Nationals:

Top five Chevy Model kits of all time:

Ford is bringing back the F150 Harley Davidson edition:

1965 Dodge Coronet 500 with one rare mystery option:

1967 Dodge Coronet RT built by Dave Kindig’s team:

1960 Corvette rides on hand made high tech tube chassis:

Electric VW Type 2 Bus:

Junkyard Digs videos on YouTube:

1964 Ferrari Dino 246 GTS Viola that gets driven (Be warned Dave, she drives it in the rain…):

Hot Rod hibernation winterizing tips:

Replacing your battery cables:

Safe winter storage tips:

Re-cover classic Mustang seats like a pro:

Fitment fundamentals:

Shop Tours:
Heavy duty mechanic by day, vintage bike restorer by night:

Shawn Davis talks about his LA car storage facility “Autotopia” and becoming a star on YouTube:

AutotopiaLA on YouTube:

French workshop where bodywork is still formed by hand and hammer(HH Services Carrosserie):

Cheers, Darryl.
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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.:

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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.