Stuff from D. May 31st, 2020

                                                   I miss swap meets….

Car links may expire over time.

Citroen GS story:

1963 Lincoln Continental Pro Touring:

Rock Royalty and their cars:

Cars 4 Covid story:

Some places to get cool stuff for your garage:

Story on the ZZ TOP Eliminator Coupe:

Interview with Hot Wheels designer Larry Wood:

Bill Vance chats about the Jensen Healey:

Bill Vance chats about Victoria company Timmis Ford back in 2015:

DIY Bodywork gone wrong:

1937 Willys Coupe being restored:

The original story about the new owner buying his 1937 Willys Coupe:

Flooded Fiero museum is giving away free parts:

An inside look into the GM 2.7liter 4 cylinder:

A Dodge Colt 2fer:

Classic Recreations offers first every carbon fiber bodied 1967 Shelby GT500CR:

Vintage pics from Victoria, BC Dealer service departments:

Garage flexibility and storage ideas:

Project Apollo IX update:

150 mph Stu Hillborn Streamline changed history:

1969 Yenko Chevelle goes from barn find to beautiful:

1931 Model A Roadster:

How the Titanic led to Maseratis First Indy 500 win in 81 years ago:

Boilermaker turned artist builds some cool stuff:

1953 was a good year for Ford trucks:

Mario Andretti pics:

Do you remember when Jame Bond jumped a river with an AMC Hornet (Computer modeling was used in its planning),
Be sure to watch the two videos at the end of the article:

Homemade tool to remove motorbike rear wheel bearing:

Ignition coil performance explained:

An inside look how Redline Gauge updates Ford Mustang gauges:

How to hide the PCV valve on your slick valve covers:

Spark plug wires info:

Elon Musk and Jay Leno go for a cruise in the 2021 Tesla Cybertruck:

Allen’s Kawasaki Z1 Super Six first test ride (Man that’s a big motor):

Allen also put a Viper engine in a motor bike:

You check out Allen’s youtube channel here for more videos:

1962 Pontiac Tempest ad:

The Batmobile documentary:

Jesse James talks about Sherwin-Williams Ultra 9K:

Cheers, Darryl.

Stuff from D. May 24th, 2020

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Note: Some links may expire over time.

Automatron Steampunk Hot Rod:

1967 AMC Rambler Rebel SST convertible from Alberta:

New Ford Mustang owner tries to make a river crossing:

Keith Martin talks about his recent mechanical issues with his Jag and Volvo:

Classic Truck Parts:

Pontiac Fiero museum destroyed by flooding in Michigan:

Bill Vance chats about the Mercury Cougar:

11 eclectic vehicles celebrating Saab and Volvo (I like the double distributor set up):

Vintage race car pics from Victoria, BC:

The Stoner T, How to build a hot rod in 10 years, Part 19:

Engine cutaways drawings:

Vintage Chevy truck getting widened to fit on SSR chassis (Cool):

A brief history of the 1963 Chysler Turbine car:

Spark plug wires demystified:

Three ways to find that annoying sound:

Time for some hifi sounds in your shop:

Harbor Freight issues a recall on some Jack Stands:

Installing LED lights in a classic car:

LS swap tips:

Shop tours:
Behind garage doors:

A by the book build of a Lotus Seven replica from Edmonton:

The full tour of Bruce Canepas dream car empire:

Some Hot Rodders in Sweden doing a 4″ chop to a 1930 Coupe:

The love of cars with Chip Foose and John Oates:

A guy from BC chronicling the build of his Pontiac Astre:

Cheers, Darryl.

Stuff from D. May 17th, 2020


Note: Some links may expire over time.

1932 Ford coupe:

Classic Instruments releases new instrument cluster for C10 trucks:

Sully’s Chevelle, Praise the Lowrd:

World of Speed museum closes forever:

BC Racer learns a hard lesson about garage safety with two post hoists:

A shop that just works on Mack trucks, Fire trucks, etc (You know the big stuff!):

Jay Leno’s 1921 Benz Mercedes that took a decade to restore:

1942 Desoto story for Paul M:

1966 Mustang fastback barn find:

1963 Chevy II becomes epic pro touring ride:

Editors garage is a mix of Mopars and Buicks:

2002 Pontiac Firebird for Rod:

The magnificient Stuttgart Museum is set to reopen (Cool place!):

The Goodwood Motor circuit goes small size:

Porsche 917K in 1:18th scale (I like!):

Some facts about Wheeler Dealers hosts you may not know:

Some facts about Dennis Gage you may not know:

Pre war race cars have a sound all there own:

9 cars with Extreme Big Engines (Thanks Paul M.):

Model A project from fuel tank:

Ed Roth collection on display at the National Corvette Museum:

Selling and Buying through a consignment shop:

How to repair fiberglass:

Holleys 3150 Carburetor:

Using White paint markers when doing mechanics:

Garage projects sometimes are better in 30 minute intervals:

Mopar A body coilover conversion:

How to use a strut spring compressor:

Stand alone LS harness dilemma:

Cheers, Darryl.

Stuff from D. May 10th, 2020

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Note: Some links may expire over time.

Brooklands Museum:

The Barber Vintage Motorsports Museum (Huge collection):

Cite de L’Automobile Museum:

Auto World (Model Kits, Diecast, and Slot Cars):

Trevor in Calgary is building a 1940 Ford Express Truck:

Steve McQueen’s camper truck is for sale:

The saga of a broken car key:

Garage shop scenes from Goodguys members:

Indy 500 pics from 1955:

All original 1970 Olds 442 Cutlass W30:

5 minutes with Roger Penske:

High dollar Lamborghini Countach restoration:

1967 – 1969 Camaro buyers guide:

Webb Motorworks of Victoria gets mentioned in Hagerty for his electric small block chevy concept:

Gas pump picker lives in automobilia heaven:

Big Daddy Ed Roth Mysterion story:

GMC Motorhome car hauler for Rob:

How a 1969 Pro touring Camaro bought over the internet had to be built twice:

Classic Ferrari sculptures made from metal:

Mercedes set to reopen its Stuttgart museum:

Brief history of the Goodyear Tire and Rubber company:

Mustang Driver (On-line car magazine for Ford Mustang enthusiasts):

High River Car club does cruise to thank first responders (Thanks Tom):

Porsche 550 Spyder Replica:

Restored vintage truck among Hot Rods at the Calgary World of Wheels:

How to extend the life of your car battery:

How to remove a hood spring quickly and safely:

More than one way to make a hammer:

1969 Chevrolet Chevelle SS 396 buyers guide:

Installing a Tremec T56 6 speed in a Plymouth Duster:

1969 Ford Mustang Leaf spring suspension rehab:

Question and answer with Energy Suspension:

Cheers, Darryl.

Stuff from D. May 3rd, 2020

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Car links for this week:

I’ve posted a few pics I took at the Calgary World of Wheels back in February:

Jf Kustoms in Osoyoos, BC has an updated website here:

RIP Tom Cino (Tom was well known in the Vancouver Island car community):

Some cool murals in Dallas, TX:

The Quick Times magazine May issue is now online:

1964 Plymouth Valiant Convertible story from Vancouver, BC:

Fraudsters 230 car collection to be auctioned:

Bentley plans to build 12 new 1929 blowers, but the collectors of the originals aren’t happy:

Rats eating engine wiring story, (I like the video of the rats in the car):

Family owned 34 Ford gets full custom treatment:

1970 Pontiac GTO Judge:

When your rental car won’t start and you can’t find the keyfob it gets interesting:

Celebrating the Buick 430 V8:

1959 Chevys and 1959 Fords being hauled by barge vintage pics:

Story about an owners son looking for his Dad’s old Tempest drag car:

68 Shelby that has 50 years of memories:

Street Rodder Road tour 1934 Ford update 1:

Classic Industries muscle car coloring book:

Here’s the direct link to the Classic Industries Muscle Car coloring book download:

The most famous Lancia in the world is being restored:

1970 Pontiac Firebird story:

The June issue of Good Guys magazine is now online here:

Shop tours:
Missed one of the links for the Good Guys shop tours, then go here:

Roadster shop tour:

Johnny Hunkins home garage tour:

Turnin Rusts Classic vehicle collection:

A guide to Suspension and handling upgrades:

Finding and restoring weber carbs:

Tech tips for Triumph TR6 owners:

D & D Classic Auto Restoration:

69 Mustang door glass replacement how to:

Webb Motors Electric motor

Macs Motor City Garage site mentions Webb Motors Electric conversion:

UK man builds railway in his garden:

Steampunk model railway enthusiast:

Blacktop TV goes racing with Hot Wheels:

Musclecar Mountain racing with Hot Wheels:

Bryce Michelmore builds some cool models:

Bryce Michelmore pics on Instagram viewer Picuki:

Ranking each and every Batmobile:

Watch the 1955 Belgian Grand Prix:

Hydroforming parts with grease:

You can check out the rest of his speedster build here:

How to make stainless brake lines up:

Cheers, Darryl.

Stuff from D. April 26th, 2020


Stay safe everyone!

Car links I found this week:

On the road with a 1955 Ford Thunderbird from Calgary, AB (I saw this car at the Calgary World of Wheels, Awesome Bird!):

Movie Magic pics from Ford vs Ferrari movie:

8300 sq ft 17 car garage inspired by Ferris Bueller movie:

Nova Scotia Community college is building a Tesla powered VW:

1969 Volkswagen 1500 Notchback story from Calgary:

A day in the life of Billy Gibbons, ZZ Top member and car guy:

Article about how Goodguys event started and the support Boyd gave as well as others:

Fremont Raceway – The Glory Years (Cool vintage racing pics):

Bruce Camberns 1966 427 Shelby Cobra (An original owner that still thrashes his Cobra!):

Tips for your shop:

George Barris Bathtub Buggy restored to full Hemi Powered Glory by Galpin team:

1973 – 1974 AMC Javelin AMX buyers guide:

1964 C10 pickup:

John McGann gives an update on his projects in the shop:

1968 Chevy Camaro project Track Rat hits the road after 11 years of work on/off:

How an Art Morrison chassis is made:

Upgrade your Mopar with high performance steering from Borgesen Universal Company:

Shop tours:
Stith Printing (Goodguys T-shirts):

American Speed company builds Speed 33 kit hot rod bodies and full cars:

American Speed Company website:

Chris Travers gives a shop tour of his home shop:

Mercedes Benz Classic Workshop in Stuttgart:

For Sale:
The Tucker Convertible is for sale again:

86 year old that still trail rides his motorcycle:

A video on the Porsche IMS bearing failure and how to fix it (I remember wheeler dealers fixing one on a car they had):

Quick and Easy way to protect nuts and bolts from scratching (Interesting method to get the paint to cure fully):

Fords 15 millionth Model T:

Edelbrock Casting Foundry tour:

Where Hollywood gets its cars:

JFL talks about his build of 1951 Kontageous Kaiser:

Car Guy Heaven in Bangkok:

How to remove a Pilot Bearing using White Bread (Grease works too):

Cheers, Darryl.


Stuff from D. April 19th, 2020

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Do you remember these. Cool front fender and seat.

Car links I found on the web this week. Note: Some links may expire over time.

Social distance weekly coffee meetings in Idaho:

Purchasing the biggest Bugatti collection, with some cool vintage pics:

Riverside recorded the sounds of racing in the 50s:

Austin Healey Sprite with a Jaguar straight six engine for Martin:

Road Trip visit to the International Car Forest:

Bill Simpson the Safety pioneer:

Some vintage pics from the 1966 Oakland Roadster Show:

Golden Eagle 1978 Jeep J10:

The history of the Chevy II Nova:

1950 Pontiac Chieftain had a cool dash:

The Electrovette “Chevette” for Paul B. and Michel:

Photographer Marc Shur takes pics of vintage neon signs:

More info on Chasing Classic Cars Tv show:

Continental Mark II story with vintage pics:

Cool 1956 Chevy Panel Truck:

Mike’s British Repairs at Hillcrest Garage in Kelowna get featured in the Boulevard Okanagan magazine for a model photoshoot:

A link to the pic of Mike and his staff and the model:

How to degree a cam with simple tools:

California Car Cover:

Shop tours:
Chris Holstrom Concepts:

Shop tour 68 Camaro, 1994 Corvette garage:

Hot Rod Editors home bench tour:

Short video of the model photo shoot at Mikes British Repairs at Hillcrest Garage in Kelowna:

VW Volkswagen Bug commercials:

Full tour of the Peterson Automotive Museum Vault:

The History of McLaren Cars in 6 minutes:

The American Ride (Short video of 55 Chevy and some other cools cars “American Graffiti” style):

Cheers, Darryl.

Stuff from D. April 12th, 2020

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Note: Some links may expire over time.

RIP, Stirling Moss:

How to detail models and die-casts like a real show car:

5 classic car related comics you can read for free:

Cadillac guy builds a Shelby “Green Hornet” tribute:

Chevy 409 article:

Model A Ford with a 30 year restoration:

Carroll Shelby – Legend of Hot Rodding:

Rick Cox’s, Kindig-it 1963 Corvette Stingray:

Funny cars we loved, Story by Vancouver Island local Larry Pfister:

Chevrolet Camaro History, Buying Tips, Auctions, etc:

Rembering Kurt Ziebart, The rust proofing pioneer:

Shop tours:
Jeff Cabot gives some insight on his Mopar restoration business (Nice shop!):

Greg Williams talks about his time in the garage working on motorcycles (Calgary Automotive Journalist):

Jeff Cabot talks about his Factory Restoration shop:

Modified Jaguar E-type coupe:

Chip Foose collects vintage bicycles too:

Ken Miles test driving for Shelby American:

A guide to air conditioning systems and components:

What to do when your project goes sideways:

A eureka moment on figuring out why a twin cam Lotus Europa won’t start:

Bob the engine guy helps a guy fix his airplane cylinder head:

Fixing steering wheel slop on a 1987 Porsche 911:

How to drive your Triumph Spitfire like a race car driver:

Cheers, Darryl.

Stuff from D. April 5th, 2020

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Note: Some links may expire over time.

My pics from the Northwest Deuce Days 2019 are now posted here:

Fred Bottcher’s 1957 Coupe DeVille “Gold Cad” from Ontario that gets driven!:

Have you ever pulled the ticket from a Take a Ticket machine? Well this guy invented it and has a huge car collection:

Quick Times has a special online issue of its publication available here:

The History of Nascar’s Wing Era:

1970 Pontiac GTO Judge owned by the original owner:

The best Jaguar sports cars:

You can now buy Doms 1970 Dodge Charger in Lego:

Somebody crashed this 707HP Hellcat powered Mazda Miata:

Drive-In theaters getting a temporary boost:

1949 Chevy 3100 truck:

Goodguys Top Fuel retrospective with pics:

Some swap meet gold pics from Goodguys:

A learjet limo with wheels for the road:

BMW releases its new R 18 Cruiser:

Custom Chevy Van by Deez crew:

How car magazines were produced back in the 60s:

1956 Chevrolet Corvette buyers guide:

1973 – 1987 Chevy C10 and GMC Truck buyers guide:

How much does a concours paint job cost:

Installing a Roadster shop chassis under a first gen Camaro:

How to refurbish your engine bay:

Electric fuel pump wiring:

Shop tours:
Roy Brizio’s shop from 2018 article:

Ryan from Jalopy Journal gives a video tour of his shop and office:

Virtual shop tours on Jalopy Journal:

Hot Rod Editor John Gilbert garage tour with pics:

Hot Rod Editor John McGann shop tour:

Visiting Candini Classiche, A multi generational Maserati workshop in Modena:

Hot Rod garage with vintage gassers and dragsters:

Messerschmitt BF-109 fly by (Crank the sound):

Can you restore a motorcycle with aerosols alone:

Jay Leno drives the Continental Mark III:

Hot Rod Girl movie:

1973 Ford Mustang Mach 1 gets recovered from the river:

1961 Austin Healey BT7 3000:

Cheers, Darryl.

Stuff from D. March 29th, 2020


To the Bat Chopper, Robin!

Car links I found this week. Note: Some links will expire over time.

Pics from my trip to the Buck’s Junk Yard in Calgary, Ab are now up:

Pics from my trip to the Where on Earth…Did You Get That? Antique Mall in
Airdrie, Ab are now up:

Chevy Corvair fans plan protest rally at Ralph Naders Museum:

Canadian Boomer wants to gift a rare Mercury Muscle car to young enthusiast:

Calgary Helicopter Pilot rebuilds 1970 Datsun 510:

Ron Michels, 1970 Dodge Dart:

1970s Top Fuel pics and story (Thanks to the author and photographer, Vancouver Island local Larry Pfister):

The Malaise era, Hoopties and small cars (Some vintage pics from the 70s)

Larry Barbiers, Model A Hot Rod:

1969 Super Bee Hardtop from Winnipeg for the Mopar fans:

Goodwood Festival of speed 2020 is postponed, some cool pics in the article:

1949 – 1954 Pontiac Chieftain are an accessible gem:

Volkswagen E-Bulli concept van:

Ferrari 250 GT down to bare metal:

Honda introduces the Hunter Cub CT125 trail motorcycle (I want one):

Online stores for old car parts:

Some cool pics from the Detroit Autorama 2020:

The crazy cool cars at Frieze Los Angeles Art Fair 2020:

Were there really Studebaker touring cars on the rubicon trail in the 1920s for Brian:

Swap meet group run down on who buys what:

The newfound joys of owning and driving a 1958 De Soto for Paul M:

1954 Chrysler New Yorker Deluxe info. Great pics:

Gioacchino Columbo, the man behind Ferrari’s famed V12:

1971 Formula Firebird article for Mike in Calgary:

How the first generation Chevy Camaro design came to be:

Great story and pics on Briggs Cunningham, the man that tried to build an American Ferrari:

Progress on Marty Martinos Lincoln Futura replica for Dwight and Mike B.:

Custom 1940 Ford pickup built in the UK:

Road trip to pickup a 1966 Chevelle. Nice paint:

Rebuilding a 1933 Ford Roadster Show car to show status again 15 years later:

Viva Las Vegas archive photos:

Porsche collector that also drives Harleys with shop pics:

1963 Nova Wagon garage build:

Rosie the Riveter story:

Hooked on Vettes, Private Corvette collection:

5 minutes with Brad Fanshaw:

Jitney Jake Jacobs:

Vintage Land speed racing footage:

Take a virtual tour of the Petersen Automotive museums vault:

Another car show is premiering on Monday night. Driven (Mad Mike and Galpin Auto Sports):

How to use an engine rebuild on a Honda XR250R to teach engine assembly:

New sports car chassis addresses roadblock to getting old sport specials back on the track:

Celebrate Chevrolets power packed small block for Dave S:

Chevy Small block history for Dave S:

Why it is easier to rebuild a First Gen Camaro today:

Summary of Camaro motors in first gen cars:

Z28 Camaro brochure was a page turner:

1994 Ford Mustang Cobra Indy Pace car buyers guide:

Difference between cross plane and flat plane cranks:

How to check piston to valve clearance:

Should you reuse head bolts:

Hot Rod magazine editor replaces two barrel carb with a four barrel in his home garage:

How to blend a Tri Five Chevy with an all new chassis:

Cheers, Darryl.