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):
https://partsavatar.ca/

When you combine too many things on a trailer for Tom and Byron in Alberta:
https://edmonton.ctvnews.ca/a-huge-safety-risk-driver-with-unsecured-load-gets-13-traffic-violations-1.4586472

Summit Classic Car Collection:
https://www.wheels.ca/top-ten/this-dream-garage-has-some-of-the-most-desirable-muscle-cars/

General Motors dream cars will highlight the 2019 Cobble Beach Concours Delegance:
https://driving.ca/cadillac/features/feature-story/general-motors-dream-cars-highlight-the-2019-cobble-beach-concours-delegance

1959 Bocar XP5:
https://www.fuelcurve.com/1959-bocar-xp5/

2020 Pre-production Corvette gets new life as wall art for Detroit Hockey fans:
https://www.motorauthority.com/news/1125038_pre-production-2020-chevy-corvette-gets-new-life-as-wall-art-for-detroit-red-wings-fans

A Tucker 48 with a Truckermatic transmission:
https://www.hemmings.com/blog/2019/09/12/tucker-48-tuckermatic-transmission/

The hassle of tracking down old car parts:
https://www.hemmings.com/blog/2019/09/11/the-hassle-of-tracking-down-old-cars-parts-is-enough-to-drive-you-mad/

A low rider El Camino with a wild paint job for Dave S.:
https://www.lowrider.com/rides/cars/consuming-fire-2019-las-vegas-super-show-spotlight/

1956 Pontiac Star Chief Ragtop that’s over the top:
https://www.hotrod.com/articles/check-it-out-best-of-the-best-1956-pontiac-star-chief-ragtop/

Jeg Coughlin Jr. reflects on the early days of Jegs:
https://www.hotrod.com/articles/jeg-coughlin-jr-reflects-early-days-jegs-2/

Fox Mustang that was sold to fund wife’s cancer treatment comes back with some additional help from Ford:
https://www.hotrod.com/articles/wes-ryan-sold-fox-mustang-fund-wifes-cancer-treatment/

The Wavecrest Woodie Show for Daryl in Calgary:
https://www.classicarnews.com/2019/09/11/wavecrest-woodie-show-2/

Bill Vance chats about the Oldsmobile 442:
https://www.timescolonist.com/driving/bill-vance-4-4-2-was-oldsmobile-s-muscle-car-answer-1.23943318

Events:
The Columbia Valley Classics Car Club – Radium Car Show is Saturday, September 21st. Details here:
https://darrylsdrivein.wordpress.com/2019/09/14/radium-car-show-september-21st-2019/

Here’s an article about the Show put on by the Columbia Valley Classics car club:
https://www.columbiavalleypioneer.com/entertainment/30th-annual-columbia-valley-classics-car-show/

Shop tours:
Young Calgarian has wrenched and fixed his motorcycles in various interesting locations:
https://driving.ca/column/on-the-road/any-work-space-works-for-imaginative-tinkerer

Rutterz Rodz:
https://www.fuelcurve.com/rutterz-rodz-steering-ahead/

Video:
Artist Chris Labrooy has an interesting way of creating surreal auto art:
https://autoweek.com/article/car-life/watch-future-aint-same-it-used-be-peek-surreal-automotive-world-chris-labrooy

Here is a link to Chris’s site with more pics and the same video:
http://www.chrislabrooy.com/work-2#/the-future-aint-the-same-as-it-used-to-be/

1953 Buick Roadmaster Estate Wagon restoration for Rob in Calgary and Vern in Victoria:
https://m.roadkillcustoms.com/1953-buick-roadmaster-estate-wagon-restoration/

Here is a direct link to the Buick Roadmaster Estate Wagon on Youtube:
https://youtu.be/OE7CCBwfklE

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”):
https://youtu.be/S8t4FmF17DU

1997 Dodge Viper GTS:
https://petrolicious.com/films/1997-dodge-viper-gts-truly-raw

Cheers, Darryl.

 

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Stuff from D. September 8th, 2019

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

Very cool NOS Chevy display at the Las Vegas Super Show:
https://www.lowrider.com/features/historic-nos-display-at-the-2019-las-vegas-super-show/

Pics from Goodguys Colorado Nationals:
https://www.fuelcurve.com/weekend-rewind-goodguys-22nd-colorado-nationals/

More pics from Colorado Nationals:
https://www.fuelcurve.com/22nd-colorado-nationals/

Lowrider cruise night in Toronto, Canada:
https://www.lowrider.com/events/toronto-cruise-night/

Rick Boleas 1933 Ford Coupe
https://www.fuelcurve.com/rick-boleas-1933-ford-coupe/

2019 Holley LS Fest East pics:
https://www.hotrod.com/articles/copo-camaros-2019-holley-ls-fest-east/

Jalopy Jam up photo gallery:
https://www.hotrod.com/articles/6th-annual-jalopy-jam-upphoto-gallery/

MMX is building a 800HP 7000rpm Dart:
https://www.hotrod.com/articles/mmx-building-800hp-7000-rpm-street-hemi-drag-week-dart/

1952 Dodge B3B Panel truck:
https://www.fuelcurve.com/job-rated-1952-dodge-b3b-panel/

Bill Vance chats about the Ford Ranchero:
https://www.timescolonist.com/driving/bill-vance-ranchero-bridged-divide-between-sedans-pickups-1.23936356

A 1948 Studebaker that spent 50 years on a second floor finally came down and is going to get some TLC:
https://lancasteronline.com/news/local/why-a-beloved-studebaker-spent-years-on-a-second-floor/article_979efaa2-c5e9-11e9-9c5e-63ff1309869f.html

Rusty Vega update:
https://www.hemmings.com/blog/2019/09/04/from-the-my-hemmings-pages-what-to-do-with-a-rusty-vega/

The evolution of the art at Cadillac ranch:
https://journal.classiccars.com/2019/09/07/the-evolution-of-the-art-at-cadillac-ranch/

Pebble beach encounter with a Bugatti owner/restorer:
https://journal.classiccars.com/2019/09/06/pebble-beach-encounter-bugatti/

Hennessey 2020 Mustang GT500 makes 1200hp:
https://driving.ca/ford/shelby-gt500/auto-news/news/hennesseys-take-on-the-2020-mustang-gt500-makes-1200-hp

Calgarian enjoys his 1953 Hudson Hornet:
https://driving.ca/column/its-mine/its-mine-1953-hudson-hornet

Chris Hadfield chats about his 1955 Thunderbird:
https://driving.ca/ford/thunderbird/features/feature-story/this-1955-thunderbird-is-one-of-the-most-beautiful-machines-chris-hadfields-ever-piloted

VW teams up with Boutique shop to build electric beetles:
https://driving.ca/volkswagen/auto-news/news/vw-teams-up-with-boutique-shop-to-create-electric-beetles

Electric Classic Cars UK website:
https://www.electricclassiccars.co.uk/

1948 Murray Pedal Flyer that’s over the top:
https://www.lowrider.com/rides/bicycles/1948-murray-steelcraft-pedal-plane-blue-agave-flyer/

An Indo Canadian Jeep Club in BC:
https://driving.ca/jeep/column/collector-classics/indo-canadian-jeep-club

Interview with Aston Martin CEO, Andy Palmer:
https://driving.ca/aston-martin/features/feature-story/in-conversation-aston-martin-ceo-andy-palmer-talks-racing-classics-and-the-future

Mecum Auctions adds vintage guitars to its docket (For Mike in Ontario):
https://journal.classiccars.com/2019/09/08/mecum-auctions-adds-vintage-guitars-to-its-docket/

1965 Mustang Convertible is still owned by its original owner:
https://www.hotrod.com/articles/original-owner-1965-convertible-half-million-miles/

Tech:
Replacing carpet in a C3 Corvette:
https://www.hotrod.com/articles/tips-tricks-replacing-carpet-c3-corvette/

Installing Dakota digital HDX gauges in a 1969 Camaro:
https://www.hotrod.com/articles/install-dakota-digital-hdx-gauges-1969-camaro/

New carpet install in a 1967 Camaro:
https://www.hotrod.com/articles/we-freshen-up-a-1967-camaro-with-a-deep-clean-and-new-carpet/

Corvette Windshield frame rust repair (That’s a lot of rust):
https://www.hotrod.com/articles/c2-c3-corvette-windshield-frame-rust-repair/

Professor Hammer talks about the use of Gibbs to inhibit rust on bare metal:
https://www.hotrod.com/articles/professor-hammer-inhibiting-rust-on-bare-metal/

Shop Tours:
Precision Hot Rods:
https://www.fuelcurve.com/precision-hot-rods-fabrication/

Events:
The High River Car show is Sept. 29th(Details here):
https://darrylsdrivein.wordpress.com/2019/09/04/high-river-car-show-sept-29th-2019/

The High River Swap meet is Sept. 28th:
https://darrylsdrivein.wordpress.com/2019/09/04/high-river-swap-meet-sept-28th-2019/

The White Post Fall Swap Meet is Sept. 21st in Tappen, BC:
https://darrylsdrivein.wordpress.com/2019/09/04/white-post-fall-swap-meet-sept-21st-2019/

For Sale:
Sweet 1964 Chevy Nova wagon:
https://www.motorious.com/vehicles/172008/1964-chevrolet-nova-v8-wagon

Owen Auto has this 1960 Triumph TR3A up for sale:
http://owenauto.ca/for-sale-1960-triumph-tr3a-2/

Cheers, Darryl.

Stuff from D. September 1st, 2019

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

Sad to hear the news about Jessi Combs. RIP:
https://www.thedrive.com/news/29605/land-speed-record-holder-and-tv-host-jessi-combs-killed-in-400-mph-jet-car-crash

A recent interview done with Jessi:
https://www.fuelcurve.com/5-minutes-with-jessi-combs/

Millarville Vintage Motorcycle swap meet, Sept.8th:
https://driving.ca/column/on-the-road/17th-annual-millarville-vintage-motorcycle-swap-meet

61 Chevy Impala Bubble top:
https://www.fuelcurve.com/clarence-goodwins-1961-chevy-impala/

Penny Poteets 36 Ford built by Pinkee’s Rod Shop:
https://www.fuelcurve.com/three-penny-poteets-36-ford/

Goodguys 33rd West Coast Nationals pics:
https://www.fuelcurve.com/weekend-rewind-goodguys-33rd-west-coast-nationals-presented-by-basf/

The big doer goes on the Settler, Alberta train ride:
https://www.bigdoer.com/39800/other-fun/alberta-prairie-railway-tours-ride-along/

Bill Vance chats about the Mazda RX-7:
https://www.timescolonist.com/driving/bill-vance-mazda-s-rx-7-helped-save-the-rotary-engine-1.23931725

The original Dragula dusted off:
https://www.hemmings.com/blog/2019/08/30/back-from-the-un-dead-original-dragula-dusted-off-for-another-turn-in-the-spotlight/

The Auburn/Cord/Dusenberg museum:
https://automobilemuseum.org/

Wheels up drag action:
https://www.hotrod.com/articles/wheels-dragstrip-action/

Tech:
How to install leak free glass in your tri-five Chevy:
https://www.hotrod.com/articles/install-leak-free-glass-tri-five-chevy/

Fitting a windshield and trim into your 1964 – 1966 GM truck:
https://www.hotrod.com/articles/fitting-a-windshield-and-trim-into-1964-1966-gm-trucks/

How to paint a mopar engine the correct colour:
https://www.hotrod.com/articles/how-to-paint-mopar-engine-which-color-correct/

How a procharger LS drive system goes together:
https://www.hotrod.com/articles/how-procharger-ls-drive-system-goes-together/

How to 1967 Camaro dash and steering wheel makeover:
https://www.hotrod.com/articles/how-to-1967-camaro-gets-a-dash-steering-wheel-makeover/

Rollcage building tips for your Chevy II:
https://www.hotrod.com/articles/tips-build-rollcage-1966-chevy-ii/

How to build relays the right way:
https://www.hotrod.com/articles/build-relays-right-way/

Videos:
Canamera Car Show video by Frontline Image(Thanks Les):
https://youtu.be/p5b-ZsFojZk

Cheers, Darryl.

Stuff from D. August 25th, 2019

Hi,

Random car stuff I find on the web.

Note: Some links may expire over time.

Iron gate motor condos for car guys in Illinois (Thanks Martin):
https://www.irongatemotorcondos.com/

India and its Electric Ricksaws:
https://www.nytimes.com/2019/08/22/technology/india-electric-vehicle-rickshaw.html

Why owning and restoring classic cars is good for your mental health:
https://driving.ca/column/collector-classics/owning-and-restoring-classic-cars-is-good-for-your-mental-health

Bentley takes home best of show at Pebble Beach:
https://driving.ca/bentley/auto-news/news/bentley-takes-home-best-in-show-at-2019-pebble-beach-concours-delegance

1939 Type 64 car built by Ferdinand Porsche didn’t sell due to misunderstanding:
https://driving.ca/porsche/auto-news/news/type-64-nazi-car-fails-to-sell-amid-big-auction-blunder

Another article about the Type 64:
https://journal.classiccars.com/2019/08/23/going-going-oops-porsche-64-no-sale/

Galaxie 500 XL put Ford on the racing map from Winnipeg:
https://autos.winnipegfreepress.com/news/828/galaxie-500-xl-put-ford-on-racing-map.html

West Coast Nationals pics:
https://www.fuelcurve.com/friday-first-look-33rd-west-coast-nationals-presented-by-basf/

A guide to tri-five chevy parts:
https://www.fuelcurve.com/a-guide-to-tri-five-chevy-parts/

Scott Hawleys 1932 Ford Coupe built by Roy Brizio Street Rods:
https://www.fuelcurve.com/scott-hawleys-1932-ford-coupe-by-roy-brizio-street-rods/

Grundy Insurance Great American Nationals:
https://www.fuelcurve.com/weekend-rewind-1st-grundy-insurance-great-american-nationals/

Hot Rods at Pebble Beach Concours Delegance:
https://www.automobilemag.com/news/hot-rods-pebble-beach-concours-delegance-history-photos/

Triumph TR3A rebuild part 5:
https://www.hemmings.com/blog/2019/08/21/my-triumph-obsession-part-v-rebuilding-the-1960-tr3a-body/

You can read the rest of the TR3A rebuild articles here:
https://www.hemmings.com/blog/tag/my-triumph-obsession/

An article about magazine car covers:
https://www.hemmings.com/blog/2019/08/19/the-200-club-200-covers-zero-conclusions/

Hot Rod power tour day 3:
https://www.hotrod.com/articles/hot-rod-power-tour-2019-day-3-road-bristol-2/

Read more 2019 Hot Rod Power tour articles here:
https://www.hotrod.com/topics/power-tour/

Mopars rotting away in a forest:
https://www.hotrod.com/articles/abandoned-forest-road-runner-super-bees-rot-away-trees/

An LS motor in a Mopar for the Mopar guys:
https://www.hotrod.com/articles/ls-engine-mopar-owner-says/

1932 Roadster pickup built by Hollywood Hot Rods:
https://www.hotrod.com/articles/a-1932-roadster-pickup-from-hollywood-hot-rods-puts-power-on-display/

Tech:
Professor Hammer talks about welding:
https://www.hotrod.com/articles/professor-hammers-metalworking-tips-55/

How to install a new AMD windshield in a Plymouth Scamp:
https://www.hotrod.com/articles/how-to-install-amd-windsheild-plymouth-scamp/

7 most common Spark plug wire questions answered by Taylor cable products:
https://www.streetmusclemag.com/tech-stories/electronics-efi/7-most-common-wspark-plug-wire-questions-from-taylor-cable-products/

Why plastic screwdriver handles sometimes smell (I have some excelite screwdrivers like that):
https://toolguyd.com/why-hard-plastic-screwdriver-handles-smell-like-vomit/

Shop Tours:
Hennessey Performance tour:
https://www.hotrod.com/articles/hennessey-performance-shop-tour/

Speedway Motors tour:
https://www.hotrod.com/articles/2019-arp-street-rodder-speedway-motors-road-tour-part-3/

Video:
69 Mercedes 280 SL gets a wash and detail after sitting in a garage for 37 years:
https://uncrate.com/video/detailing-a-1969-mercedes-280-sl/

Cheers, Darryl.

Stuff from D. August 18th, 2019

Some car related links for you:

It was cool to see our local car show mentioned in the local newspaper(Complete with video), they even snapped a pic of Colin’s car:
https://www.peninsulanewsreview.com/local-news/gear-heads-and-amateurs-alike-gathered-on-beacon-avenue-for-the-2019-sidney-summer-car-show/

Crazy for Classic cars in Langford:
https://www.peninsulanewsreview.com/life/crazy-for-classic-cars/

When one project turns into two:
https://www.hagerty.com/articles-videos/articles/2019/08/15/i-committed-the-cardinal-sin-of-project-cars-and-im-not-sorry

In praise of the econobox, Annual Westiva festival:
https://driving.ca/column/on-the-road/in-praise-of-the-econobox

1970 Ford Mustang Boss 302 really worth $135K:
https://www.wheels.ca/car-reviews/is-a-1970-ford-mustang-boss-302-really-worth-135000/

1st pics from Grundy Great American Nationals:
https://www.fuelcurve.com/friday-first-look-1st-grundy-great-american-nationals/

Goodguys Hot Rod Week kicks off on Monday:
https://www.fuelcurve.com/goodguys-hot-rod-week-kicks-off-on-monday/

1931 Ford Roadster by Hilton Hot Rods:
https://www.fuelcurve.com/1931-ford-roadster-by-hilton-hot-rods/

Great Northwest Nationals pics:
https://www.fuelcurve.com/weekend-rewind-18th-great-northwest-nationals/

Bill Vance chats about the VW vans craze:
https://www.timescolonist.com/driving/bill-vance-vw-led-minivans-rise-to-prominence-1.23917757

Concours d’Lemons (My kind of show):
https://classicmotorsports.com/news/lemons-2019-monterey/

Jesada Technik Museum Part 1, The older stuff:
http://www.curbsideclassic.com/blog/museum/museum-classics-jesada-technik-museum-part-1-the-older-stuff-pre-1960/

Jesada Technik Museum Part 2, The 60’s to 90s stuff:
http://www.curbsideclassic.com/blog/museum/museum-classics-jesada-technik-museum-part-2-the-newer-stuff-1960-1990/

Jesada Technik Museum Part 3, The micro cars:
http://www.curbsideclassic.com/blog/museum/museum-classics-jesada-technik-museum-part-3-the-stranger-stuff/#more-326672

Robert Tate talks about the 1948 Chevy Trucks, with some vintage ad art:
https://www.motorcities.org/story-of-the-week/2019/the-1948-chevrolet-trucks-were-very-popular-designs

Pics from Roadkill nights drag race action, cool stuff:
https://www.hotrod.com/articles/30-pics-roadkill-nights-drag-race-action/

Articles from Hot Rod magazine on the Bonneville salt flats racing:
https://www.hotrod.com/?s=bonneville

More salt pics from Hagerty:
https://www.hagerty.com/articles-videos/articles/2019/08/12/bonneville-speed-week-is-a-sight-for-salty-eyes-even-when-the-racing-is-on-hold#

For Sale:
64 Buick Sport Wagon Vista Cruiser for Tony:
https://barnfinds.com/save-a-classic-1964-buick-sport-wagon-vista/

Tech:
Professor Hammer Metalworking boot camp part 6, Hammer Forming:
https://www.hotrod.com/articles/metalworking-boot-camp-part-6-hammerforming/

Proper sheetmetal prep, the foundation to getting great paint:
http://www.superchevy.com/how-to/paint-body/1908-proper-sheetmetal-prep-foundation-getting-great-paint/

Tailgate tricks, Installing LMC hidden latches:
https://www.hotrod.com/articles/tailgate-tricks-installing-lmcs-hidden-latches/

Videos:
Tractor Square Dancing for Bryon and Tom in Alberta:
https://youtu.be/udO5rjkFwA0

Jay Lenos Garage videos:
https://www.youtube.com/user/JayLenosGarage/videos

Thunder Alley movie:
https://www.hemmings.com/blog/2019/08/15/watch-this-thunder-alley/

Car Crash, another vintage movie:
https://www.hemmings.com/blog/2019/08/08/video-a-great-big-bad-movie/

Vintage car radio repair for Rob R:
https://petrolicious.com/articles/your-ultimate-vintage-car-radio-source

1908 Mors Gran Prix car:
https://petrolicious.com/films/1908-mors-grand-prix-car-mors-ianua-vitae

Juan Ramirez and his 63 Impala:
https://www.hagerty.com/articles-videos/articles/2019/08/14/why-i-drive-juan-ramirez-1963-impala

Shop Tours:
Goolsby Customs shop tour:
https://www.fuelcurve.com/goolsby-customs-delivering-the-goods/

Goolsby Customs site:
http://www.goolsbycustoms.com/

Note some links may expire over time.

Cheers, Darryl.

Stuff from D. August 11th

More car related links for you:)

The Electra Meccanica Solo you can’t buy in Canada:
https://www.theglobeandmail.com/drive/technology/article-electra-meccanica-solo-the-three-wheeled-canadian-ev-you-cant-buy-in/

2019 Ford Mustang Bullitt and how it compares to 60s version:
https://driving.ca/ford/mustang/reviews/comparison/respect-your-elders-the-2019-ford-mustang-bullitt-is-a-love-letter-to-the-1960s

Long lost Bentley recreated by original Coachbuilder:
https://driving.ca/bentley/auto-news/news/long-lost-bentley-recreated-by-original-coachbuilder-mulliner

1959 Oldsmobile Super 88:
https://autos.winnipegfreepress.com/news/823/all-that’s-olds-can-be-new-again.html

18th Great Northwest Nationals pics:
https://www.fuelcurve.com/friday-first-look-18th-great-northwest-nationals/

68 Chevy C10 pickup (Praise the Lowrd):
https://www.fuelcurve.com/coffee-with-two-sugars-1968-c10/

Article about the late Arlen Ness, “The King of Custom Motorcycles”:
https://www.fuelcurve.com/arlen-ness-the-king-of-custom-motorcycles/

Ron Meis has a cool 27T built by Kindig It Design:
https://www.fuelcurve.com/ron-meis-27-t-by-kindig-it-design/

Bill Vance chats about what set Saab apart from the rest:
https://www.timescolonist.com/driving/bill-vance-offbeat-designs-set-saab-apart-1.23910309

Parts swapping at the Mopar Nats:
https://www.hotrod.com/articles/parts-swapping-part-i-at-the-mopar-nats/

Krass and Bernie comic, Camaro vs GTO:
https://www.hotrod.com/articles/krass-bernie-camaro-vs-gto/

Build your own Rotisserie for $200 in materials:
http://e-tekrestorations.blogspot.com/2019/08/build-your-own-rotisserie-for-200.html

Shop tours:
Behind the scenes at the Rick Lorenzen Muscle Car Museum:
https://www.hotrod.com/articles/behind-the-scenes-at-the-rick-lorenzen-muscle-car-museum/

Lions Drag Strip Museum Grand Opening with pics:
https://www.blacktopmagazine.com/21867/lions-drag-strip-museum-grand-opening/

Events:

Pics from several shows in the Calgary area.(Thanks Brian):
Black Diamond
Rods N Restos

https://www.canadianrodder.com/forum/showthread.php?t=22492

Alley Katz Kar Klub
Porcupine Hills Classic Cruisers club

https://www.canadianrodder.com/forum/showthread.php?t=22504

Note: Some links may expire over time.
Cheers, Darryl.

Stuff from D. August 5th

Details on the Torque Masters Car show coming up August 11th:
https://darrylsdrivein.wordpress.com/2019/07/31/torque-masters-auto-extravaganza-2019/

Airdrie Summer Classic car show coming up August 10th:
https://darrylsdrivein.wordpress.com/2019/07/26/airdrie-summer-classic-car-show-2019/

Canamera Classic Car show coming up August 25th:
https://darrylsdrivein.wordpress.com/2019/07/16/canamera-classic-car-show-2019/

Porsche 912 powered by Tesla running gear:
https://driving.ca/porsche/auto-news/news/tesla-powered-porsche-912-reimagines-classic-motoring
A video about the same Porsche:
https://uncrate.com/video/tesla-powered-porsche-912/

1928 Auburn Sedan has a lot of family history:
https://driving.ca/column/its-mine/its-mine-1928-auburn-6-76-sedan

Nova Scotia man has owned his Model T Truck for 70 years:
https://driving.ca/ford/auto-news/news/this-nova-scotia-man-has-owned-the-same-model-t-truck-for-70-years

The Motor Transport Museum is doing late night events:
http://www.motortransportmuseum.org/

John Martin has a drag inspired 1934 Ford Coupe:
https://www.fuelcurve.com/john-martins-drag-inspired-1934-ford-coupe/

Interview with Steve Stanford:
https://www.fuelcurve.com/5-minutes-with-steve-stanford/

Pacific Northwest Nationals coverage:
https://www.fuelcurve.com/32nd-pacific-northwest-nationals-weekend-rewind/

Good Guys Friday night drags:
https://www.fuelcurve.com/goodguys-friday-night-drags/

Bill Vance chats about the postwar Plymouth:
https://www.timescolonist.com/driving/bill-vance-postwar-plymouth-was-just-a-nice-car-1.23903799

Interview with Amber Blonigan from GI Automotive:
https://www.automobilemag.com/news/gi-automotive-amber-blonigan-interview/

1963 Corvair Monza spotted in a junk yard:
https://www.autoblog.com/2019/08/04/junkyard-gem-1963-chevrolet-corvair-monza-900-club-coupe/

Nu Minis, Mini Truck Club pics:
https://www.pomonaswapmeet.com/blog/2019/07/29/nu-minis-mini-truck-club/

Project Apollo update for Todd:
https://www.hemmings.com/blog/2019/08/01/project-apollo-part-viii-squeak-rattle-roll/

NSRA swapmeet pics:
https://www.hotrod.com/articles/swappin-at-the-50th-annual-nsra-street-rod-nationals/

Truck swapmeet pics from Street Rod Nationals:
https://www.hotrod.com/articles/truck-swappin-at-the-50th-annual-street-rod-nationals/

10 toys from the good old days:
https://www.hotrod.com/articles/car-crafting-10-toys-made-america-great/

The Classic Car studio is busy working on some new projects:
34 Ford:
http://www.classiccarstudio.com/speedshop/project/1934-ford-sedan/
55 Chevy:
http://www.classiccarstudio.com/speedshop/project/1955-chevrolet-bel-air/
67 C10:
http://www.classiccarstudio.com/speedshop/project/1967-chevrolet-c10/
66 Chevelle:
http://www.classiccarstudio.com/speedshop/project/1966-chevrolet-chevelle/

Some Ford Model T, brochure art for Miles:
https://www.motorcities.org/story-of-the-week/2019/

1950 Custom Mercury for Gary:
http://www.superfly-autos.com/features/1950-custom-mercury/

Videos:
Artist turning out typewriters into creatures:
https://uncrate.com/video/turning-typewriters-into-lifelike-creatures/

Man builds Texas sized Beetle:
http://videos.usatoday.net/Brightcove2/29906170001/2016/07/29906170001_5061733501001_5061717547001.mp4

George Foreman has a car collection:
https://altdriver.com/sports-car/george-foreman-has-a-crazy-car-collection-and-a-surprising-favorite/

Shop Tours:
Old Anvil Speed Shop tour:
https://www.blacktopmagazine.com/21740/old-anvil-speed-shop/

Old Anvil Speed Shop website:
https://www.oldanvilspeedshop.com/

IOM Motor Museum:
https://viaretro.com/2019/07/manx-magic/

Tech:
Tools and Tips for metalwork:
https://www.fuelcurve.com/tools-tips-for-metalwork/

Energy Suspension upgrade:
https://www.lowrider.com/how-to-tech/chassis-suspension/put-energy-back-suspension/

Quarter panel replacement for 1970 Plymouth GTX with video:
https://www.hotrod.com/articles/quarter-panel-replacement-1970-plymouth-gtx/

Metalworking boot camp part 5:
https://www.hotrod.com/articles/metalworking-boot-camp-part-5-metalfinishing/

A simple homemade tool to repair a throttle cable end:
https://m.roadkillcustoms.com/how-to-repair-a-throttle-cable-end/

Cheers, Darryl.

Stuff from D. May 27th, 2019

Island Detail and Color has some tips here:
http://islanddetailandcolor.com/blog/

Rockabilly Rev up story from Jil McIntosh:
https://driving.ca/ford/features/feature-story/vintage-cars-and-fashion-at-the-rockabilly-rev-up

53 Buick Roadmaster Riviera featured in Driving section:
https://driving.ca/buick/column/its-mine/its-mine-1953-buick-roadmaster-riviera

Story about the BC Coastal Swap Meet (I missed it this year.):
https://driving.ca/column/collector-classics/in-search-of-nuggets-at-the-coastal-swap-meet

Calgary 65 Ford Mustang was a former give away car:
https://driving.ca/ford/mustang/column/on-the-road/on-the-road-1965-ford-mustang-coupe

2002 Firebird Trans Am:
https://autos.winnipegfreepress.com/news/559/trans-am-combines-show-and-go.html

Burned out 56 Chevy gets turned into a crusty Gasser:
https://driving.ca/chevrolet/auto-news/news/hot-rodder-resurrects-toasted-chevy-as-middle-finger-to-california-wildfire

Which Corvette was the best article:
https://driving.ca/chevrolet/corvette/auto-news/entertainment/which-corvette-was-the-best-corvette

Calgary couple baby photos with a supercharger go viral:
https://driving.ca/ford/auto-news/news/couples-baby-photos-with-supercharger-go-viral

Goodguys events welcome air cooled VW to all events with pics:
https://www.fuelcurve.com/goodguys-air-cooled-corral/

Black Magic of engine build Keith Black:
https://www.fuelcurve.com/black-magic-keith-black/

1965 Volkswagen Beetle story:
https://www.fuelcurve.com/1965-volkswagen-beetle/

Bill Vance chats about how an Ontario car company became GM Canada:
https://www.timescolonist.com/driving/bill-vance-ontario-car-company-became-gm-canada-1.23832112

The rear engine revolution at Indy:
https://classicmotorsports.com/articles/day-dinosaurs-died-rear-engine-revolution-indianap/

Replica vs Real (Cobra vs Kit Cobra):
https://classicmotorsports.com/articles/replica-vs-real/

50 years of Porsche 914:
https://www.autoblog.com/2019/05/25/porsche-914-50th-anniversary-exhibition-porsche-museum/

Rutledge Wood to bring LS powered Porsche on Hot Rod Power Tour:
https://www.hotrod.com/articles/rutledge-wood-bring-ls-swapped-rwb-porsche-hot-rod-power-tour/

A cheap way to display your Hot Wheels:
https://www.drivingline.com/articles/repurposed-storage-cases-the-cheap-easy-way-to-display-your-diecast-cars/

Toy Tonka Jeep restoration (I like his dremel tool and the powder coating system):
https://www.msn.com/en-ca/autos/enthusiasts/vintage-rescue-restorations-1960s-tonka-toy-jeep/vi-AABJv9r

1934 Ford Chassis getting built up:
http://wreckedmetals.blogspot.com/2019/05/bryans-1934-ford-chassis.html

Cool OEC motor bike ad on Greg Williams site for Mike in Ontario:
https://gregwilliams.ca/wp-content/uploads/2018/11/OEC_SPREAD_1934WEB.jpg

The full story from Greg Williams on Osborn Engineering here:
https://gregwilliams.ca/the-osborn-engineering-company-or-o-e-c/

Mario Andretti feature profile:
https://www.automobilemag.com/news/mario-andretti-indy-500-feature-profile/

Mario interview part 1:
https://www.automobilemag.com/news/mario-andretti-interview-part-1-exclusive/

Mario interview part 2:
https://www.automobilemag.com/news/mario-andretti-interview-part-2-exclusive/

Tech:
Corvette powerglide transmission problem troubleshooting:
http://www.superchevy.com/features/1905-corvette-powerglide-transmission-problems-troubleshooting

Shop tours:
Metal Union Speed shop open house:
https://www.hotrod.com/articles/metal-union-speed-shop-open-house/

Note: Some links may expire over time.

Cheers, Darryl.

Stuff from D. May 20th, 2019

Thunder in the Valley cancelled for 2019 in Port Alberni:
https://www.albernivalleynews.com/news/drag-racers-cancel-thunder-in-the-valley-for-2019/

https://vancouverisland.ctvnews.ca/popular-port-alberni-drag-race-cancelled-for-2019-1.4425968

Victoria brothers are set for epic VW Bug adventure:
https://www.peninsulanewsreview.com/community/victoria-brothers-epic-vw-bug-adventure-a-journey-to-remember/

Hemi Cuda article, Thanks Dan:
https://hot-cars.org/2019/05/11/zach-reynolds-1971-plymouth-hemi-cuda-up-close/

Boat Launch Fail: Boat owner nearly run over by SUV after going back to boat to raise motor (Complete with video of the accident):
https://www.peninsulanewsreview.com/news/video-man-nearly-run-over-by-suv-at-b-c-boat-launch/

Two friends that have shared a rented garage for years get their cars ready for all British car show in Vancouver.
I used to go to the old Wilkinson’s store when I lived in Maple Ridge back in the 90s.:
https://driving.ca/lotus/column/collector-classics/2019-all-british-field-meet-in-vancouver

1952 Suburban and 1948 Palace Royale trailer:
https://www.fuelcurve.com/1952-chevy-suburban-and-1948-palace-royale/

Interview with Bogi Lateiner from the TV show “All Girls Garage”:
https://www.fuelcurve.com/bogi-lateiner/

Volkswagen classic sends off the beetle in style in Italys Mille Miglia:
https://www.hemmings.com/blog/2019/05/16/volkswagen-classic-sends-off-the-beetle-in-style-in-italys-2019-mille-miglia/

1968 Ford Ranger F100, Nice truck!:
https://www.fuelcurve.com/ole-red-1968-ford-f100-ranger/

New Harley exhibit for Larry and Mike:
https://www.hemmings.com/blog/2019/05/14/new-exhibit-looks-at-the-history-mythology-and-perceptions-of-harley-davidson/

The Carmen Curls, The first all girls motor racing team:
https://www.hemmings.com/blog/2019/05/12/cool-in-the-carpool-a-tribute-to-fast-moms/

Jalopyrama with pics:
https://www.hotrod.com/articles/traditional-hot-rods-blue-crabs-welcome-jalopyrama/

40 Willys pickup for Paul B, Rod, G and Kevin U.:
https://www.hotrod.com/articles/1940-willys-pickup-master-fabricator-rob-ida-reflects-first-build/

El Camino that’s more than just metal:
https://www.hotrod.com/articles/aarons-1967-el-camino-just-metal/

The latest Matchbox cars are cooler than ever to Dwight:
https://www.drivingline.com/articles/never-gonna-grow-up-why-the-latest-matchbox-cars-are-cooler-than-ever/

Some cool 1:64 die cast cars:
https://www.drivingline.com/articles/americana-in-true-164-scale-the-fun-of-die-cast-collecting-with-auto-world/

59 Apache truck with an LS3 motor:
https://www.theblock.com/article/2019/may/the-sleeper–richard-espinosas-two-tone-59-apache-has-an-ls3-und.html

Tech Tips:
Traditional flames part 1:
https://www.hotrod.com/articles/tips-tricks-traditional-flames-part-1/

Metal working boot camp part 1 with Ron Covell, hammers and dollies:
https://www.hotrod.com/articles/metalworking-boo-camp-part-1-metallurgy-hammers-dollies/

Metal working boot camp part 2 with Ron Covell, good stuff:
https://www.hotrod.com/articles/metalworking-boot-camp-part-2/

Video:
Walmart has a cool movie car commercial on TV, this one is longer than the one I saw locally:
https://youtu.be/whpJBY5W7xo

Resurrecting Ecto 1 from Ghostbusters:
https://youtu.be/SjXvCHnHjVw

Ecto 1 Replica visits Fire Hall:
https://youtu.be/zUrOSYEt4XY

1953 Chevy 210, The Blue Ghost, Crank it!:
https://petrolicious.com/films/1953-chevrolet-210-the-blue-ghost

Shop tour:
Waterloo millwright enjoys his 1200 sq ft. shop space:
https://driving.ca/features/feature-story/in-the-garage-room-to-wrench-2

Have you checked out the builds pics on the Austin Speed Shop site, cool stuff:
https://www.austinspeedshop.com/builds/

Didsbury Car show pics, Thanks, Brian:
https://s298.photobucket.com/user/OneBad56/slideshow/2019%2520Didsbury%2520Show

Cheers, Darryl

Stuff from D. May 13th, 2019

Large collection of 90s Chevys destroyed while on film set, very sad:
https://www.onallcylinders.com/2019/05/10/april-showers-bring-may-flowers-and-fiery-vehicle-destruction/

https://driving.ca/chevrolet/auto-news/news/collection-of-perfect-90s-era-chevrolets-destroyed-by-fire-on-film-set

https://www.automobilemag.com/news/hbo-film-set-chevrolet-dealership-fire/

The Okotoks collector car auction is coming up May 24th and 25th, have your bidder’s paddle ready? I went years ago:
https://driving.ca/porsche/column/on-the-road/on-the-road-okotoks-collector-car-auction-2

Car related stuff happening around BC this weekend:
https://driving.ca/auto-news/entertainment/car-shows-and-competitions-in-b-c-this-weekend

1912 McLaughlin Buick owner talks about his car and its possible family connection:
https://driving.ca/column/collector-classics/collector-classics-1912-mclaughlin-buick-model-29

1951 Mercury Monarch convertible:
https://autos.winnipegfreepress.com/news/818/monarch-worthy-of-its-royal-nameplate.html

Gruppe5 2002 BMW:
https://driving.ca/bmw/auto-news/news/the-gruppe5-2002-is-an-800-horsepower-v-10-vintage-bmw

Design history of corvette wheels:
http://www.superchevy.com/features/1905-design-history-corvette-wheels-1953-96/

1926 Tall T coupe:
https://www.fuelcurve.com/green-t/

Tried and true two ten 57 Chevy for Byron, Todd, and Dave:
https://www.fuelcurve.com/tried-and-true-two-ten-1957-chevy/

2019 Hot Rod of the year is a 36 Ford, Wild engine!:
https://www.fuelcurve.com/2019-hot-rod-of-the-year/

Goodguys Nashville Nationals pic coverage:
https://www.fuelcurve.com/weekend-rewind-goodguys-14th-nashville-nationals/

Quail motorcycle gathering for Mike in Ontario:
https://journal.classiccars.com/2019/05/11/quail-motorcycle-gathering-features-women-who-ride/

General Motors EV1 was far ahead of its time:
https://www.timescolonist.com/driving/bill-vance-general-motors-ev1-was-far-ahead-of-its-time-1.23817781

RIP Custom car builder, Gary Howard:
https://www.jalopyjournal.com/?p=41285

Gary Howard Customs website, check out the pics of the cars he built:
http://www.garyhowardcustoms.com/

Icons of rebel metal tell the story of Nascar:
https://www.hagerty.com/articles-videos/articles/2019/05/08/icons-of-rebel-metal-tell-the-story-of-nascar

66 Corvair restoration progress, When you have gone too far to turn back……:
https://www.hemmings.com/blog/2019/05/10/1966-chevrolet-corvair-homecoming-progress-at-last/

1968 Dodge Charger designer story for Steve in Sidney:
https://www.hemmings.com/blog/2019/05/08/richard-siass-1968-dodge-charger-design-both-defined-and-ended-his-career-at-chrysler/

2019 Lowrider Miami Super Show with pics:
https://www.lowrider.com/events/tour-events/2019-lowrider-miami-super-show/

Low Rider roll models Johnny Gonzalez:
https://www.lowrider.com/features/lr-roll-models-ep-37-johnny-gonzalez-turning-the-tables/

Cuban Mercedes Gull Wing gets a trip to Italy in pieces and a full restoration, but a long time coming:
https://petrolicious.com/articles/it-raced-and-then-almost-rotted-away-in-cuba-until-a-22-year-long-process-brought-this-gullwing-back-to-life

A 1941 Nash you could sleep in, cool vintage pics:
https://www.motorcities.org/story-of-the-week/2019/the-1941-nash-could-turn-into-a-sleeping-car

Land Rover evolution history article for Chris and Rob:
https://driving.ca/land-rover/features/feature-story/rearview-mirror-land-rovers-drastic-evolution-over-the-past-71-years

Some of George Barris creations are hidden in a collector’s garage England, cool pics:
http://www.superfly-autos.com/features/a-collectors-dream/

Krass and Bernie getting famous 1972 Chevelle comic:
https://www.hotrod.com/articles/krass-bernie-getting-famous-1972-chevelle/

Cloud Museum, thanks, Dave S.:
http://cloudmuseum.dynamitedave.com/

Shop:
Interview with Harvey Lopez Arizona painter:
https://www.lowrider.com/lifestyle/art/harvey-lopez-arizona-painter/

Tech:
How to apply rally stripes on a 68 Camaro:
http://www.superchevy.com/how-to/1905-pro-tips-on-how-to-apply-rally-stripes-on-1968-camaro/

For Sale:
Custom survivor radical 1957 Ford Seaburst for sale:
https://autoweek.com/article/classic-cars/custom-survivor-radical-1957-ford-seaburst-sale

Rusty/Crusty 1936 Aston Martin Mark II looking for new owner:
https://petrolicious.com/articles/this-1936-aston-martin-mark-ii-has-been-in-storage-for-half-a-century-and-is-now-looking-for-a-new-owner

A nice camper for my neighbor Bill:
https://barnfinds.com/kozy-traveler-kar-kamper-1959-edsel-ranger/

Barn Find Mustang with NHL history, thanks, Jim:
https://spokane.craigslist.org/cto/6881710009.html

Video:
Old race cars never die:
http://egarage.com/videos/old-race-cars-never-die/

Low Bridge crashes never seem to get old:
https://youtu.be/USu8vT_tfdw

Bob Hope’s 58 Cadillac, thanks, Dave R:
https://youtu.be/S5m9hpyorgw

Note some links may expire over time…

Cheers, Darryl