Stuff from D. April 22nd, 2019

They are making progress in Springbank on their Avro Arrow scale model:
https://www.calgaryprimetimes.com/article/avro-arrow-dream-still-soars-for-volunteers-20190227

Abbotsford resident has 1966 Volkswagen Beetle restored as a tribute to its former owner:
https://driving.ca/volkswagen/beetle/column/collector-classics/collector-classics-1966-volkswagen-1300-beetle

Keanu Reeves shows off his motorcycle collection:
https://driving.ca/auto-news/news/watch-keanu-reeves-show-off-his-motorcycle-collection

https://uncrate.com/video/keanu-reeves-motorcycle-collection/

Electric conversions for VW Beetle and Vans, Porsche,  (Thanks Brad A.):
https://www.zelectricmotors.com/

Calgarian restores a 1966 Volkswagen Van with his son. Those that attended the Calgary World of Wheels will remember seeing this one:
https://driving.ca/volkswagen/column/on-the-road/on-the-road-all-in-the-vanny

1967 Chevy Impala SS Vintage road test with pics:
http://www.superchevy.com/features/1904-vintage-road-test-1967-chevrolet-impala-ss-feels-like-sports-car/

Good Guys GRT 100 Ford truck:
https://www.fuelcurve.com/goodguys-grt-100-1969-ford-f100/

5 minutes with Wayne Carini of TV show “Chasing Classic Cars”:
https://www.fuelcurve.com/wayne-carini/

Elegant 1959 Rambler Wagon:
https://www.fuelcurve.com/the-elegant-1959-rambler-wagon/

Adam Trinders turns making parts for bikes into a full fabrication business working on cars in East Vancouver:
https://autoweek.com/article/diy/fabricator-look-adam-trinders-life

A crispy 69 Camaro Indy Pace car gets bought and auction and is undergoing restoration:
https://www.hotrod.com/articles/buy-barbecued-1969-chevrolet-camaro-indy-pace-car/

Hot Wheels Legends tour Miami for Dwight (I like the full size Hot Wheels card backgrounds):
https://www.lowrider.com/events/2019-hot-wheels-legends-tour-miami/

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Events:
Dan from VIHR has his pics from the Abbotsford Car show posted here:
https://www.flickr.com/photos/vihr/sets/72157706550044071

You can look at lots of other pics Dan has taken from his Albums section here:
https://www.flickr.com/photos/vihr/albums

Brian has posted his pics from the SpringThaw car show in Calgary. By the sounds of the weather, its still thawing out:
http://s298.photobucket.com/user/OneBad56/slideshow/2019%20Calgary%20Spring%20Thaw
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Hi Darryl,

I keep forgetting to send you these links to our coverage of the 2019 Vancouver Auto Show – mostly about new cars but lots of old and special interest cars featured:

http://www.specialcarstore.com/content/vancouver-international-auto-show-2019-sneak-preview

http://www.specialcarstore.com/content/99th-vancouver-international-auto-show-top-picks-and-debuts

http://www.specialcarstore.com/content/2019-vancouver-international-auto-show-045-seconds

http://www.specialcarstore.com/content/vancouver-auto-show-2019-heard-good-things-about-show

http://www.specialcarstore.com/content/vancouver-international-auto-show-2019-present-past

http://www.specialcarstore.com/content/vancouver-international-auto-show-2019-svabc-fit-t

http://www.specialcarstore.com/content/vancouver-international-auto-show-2019-svabc-reflecting-experience

http://www.specialcarstore.com/content/vancouver-international-auto-show-2019-veva-la-lectric

Regards,
Randy

Special Car Store
www.specialcarstore.com
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Shop Tours:
Ross Racing Engines (Nice shop and equipment):
https://www.fuelcurve.com/ross-racing-engines/

Summit Racing fans post pics of their garages:
https://www.onallcylinders.com/2019/04/17/photo-gallery-summit-racing-facebook-fans-share-their-garages-shops/

Nana’s Diner (Wow, quite the car collection):
https://www.legendarycollectorcars.com/2019/04/nanas-diner/

Memminger VW garage has a lot of VW’s:
http://www.superfly-autos.com/features/memminger-vw-garage/

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Tech:
Speedway Motors G-Comp Unser Edition Rear suspension install:
http://www.superchevy.com/how-to/chassis-suspension/1904-speedway-motors-g-comp-unser-edition-rear-suspension-install/

Fixems Monthly tips and and tricks for street rodders:
https://www.hotrod.com/articles/fixems-montly-tips-tricks-street-rodders-know/

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Videos:
Canada D’eh Car Show with Jellybean Autocrafters & Customs on My Classic Car:
https://youtu.be/SajPMHQ6tBw

Inside the Pinball Museum (Interesting to learn the history behind them):
https://uncrate.com/video/the-1700-machine-pinball-collection/

Larry Pfister (Well known local photographer) has started a youtube channel for his drag racing footage:
https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC2ji25_4aiQ5x9o35xlSDpA

Larry Pfister has also created a website called Horsepower heaven 2.com here:
http://horsepowerheaven2.com/

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

Stuff from D. March 25th, 2019

Wavecrest is a car show in California put on by the San Diego Woodies car club:
https://www.sandiegowoodies.com/

Cobra goes ditch hunting in Courtenay (Thanks, Maurice):
https://www.cheknews.ca/man-taken-to-hospital-after-high-speed-crash-in-courtenay-544291/

Penstocks being removed in Campbell River (I saw these recently when I was in Campbell River last):
https://www.campbellrivermirror.com/news/penstocks-coming-out-at-old-john-hart-generating-station/

Vintage cars spotted at Vancouver Auto Show:
https://driving.ca/mercury/auto-shows/vancouver-auto-show/these-guys-arent-singing-the-mercury-blues

1948 Dodge shared by each generation in Ontario:
https://driving.ca/dodge/column/on-the-road/no-getting-out-of-dodge-for-this-family

Winnipeg Piston Ring’s World of Wheels organizer likes his 1956 Chevy:
https://autos.winnipegfreepress.com/news/794/feeling-nostalgic.html

Goodguys GRT 100 Ford giveaway truck is coming along:
https://www.fuelcurve.com/building-the-goodguys-grt-100-giveaway-vehicle-part-1/

A few trucks from the Lone Star Nationals:
https://www.fuelcurve.com/truckload-of-hot-haulers/

Cool 1957 Chevy from the Bay area:
https://www.fuelcurve.com/a-bay-area-original/

Spring Nationals Weekend pics:
https://www.fuelcurve.com/spring-training-2019-spring-nationals-weekend-rewind/

Bill Vance chats about the Camaro, Chevy’s answer to the Mustang:
https://www.timescolonist.com/driving/bill-vance-camaro-was-chevy-s-answer-to-the-mustang-1.23671077

On the ground at the Portland Roadster show:
https://www.hemmings.com/blog/2019/03/22/on-the-ground-at-the-2019-portland-roadster-show/

Porsche celebrates the 917, some cool vintage pics:
https://www.hemmings.com/blog/2019/03/21/porsche-celebrates-the-iconic-917s-50th-birthday/

Simeone Museum to showcase Tucker cars:
https://www.hemmings.com/blog/2019/03/21/simeone-museum-to-present-the-tucker-insight-from-the-tucker-family-owners-and-preservationists/

Vintage Vincent motorbike for Mike in Ontario:
https://www.hemmings.com/blog/2019/03/20/1953-vincent-series-c-black-shadow-highlights-the-shannons-sydney-autumn-classic-auction/

Custom bike for Mike in Ontario:
http://fueltank.cc/blog/cwzon-r18

Randy from the Special Car Store goes to the Vancouver International auto show:
http://www.specialcarstore.com/content/99th-vancouver-international-auto-show-top-picks-and-debuts

Transform your garage with Covertek:
http://www.manspacemagazine.com.au/inside-shedtransform-your-garage/

Airplanes and Hot Rod Tractors article (For Tom in Calgary):
https://fifthaveinternetgarage.blogspot.com/2018/10/airplanes-and-hot-rod-tractors-in-kansas.html

Shop Tours:
Rod Hadfield’s Hot Rod shop in Australia:
http://www.manspacemagazine.com.au/great-spacesneed-speed/

Jim Simpson’s garage:
https://www.hotrod.com/articles/this-guys-garage-jim-simpson-williamston-sc/

Video:
Hot Rods ripping down Santa Barbara streets:
https://autoweek.com/article/classic-cars/check-out-traditional-hot-rods-rip-down-santa-barbara-streets

A rusty crusty 1972 Porsche 911 that gets driven:
https://petrolicious.com/films/1972-porsche-911s-targa-preserved-not-pristine

EV West is converting vintage cars to electric:
https://uncrate.com/video/converting-classic-cars-into-evs/

Tech:
Air conditioning tips from the pros:
https://www.lowrider.com/how-to-tech/interior-electrical/air-conditioning-tips-from-the-pros/

Plymouth AAR Cuda Quarter replacement with video:
https://www.hotrod.com/articles/restor-corner-amd-1970-plymouth-aar-cuda-quarter-replacement/

How to rebuild a Tremec T5 Transmission:
http://www.superchevy.com/how-to/transmission/1903-how-to-rebuild-a-tremec-t-5-transmission/

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