Stuff from D. April 22nd, 2019

They are making progress in Springbank on their Avro Arrow scale model:

Abbotsford resident has 1966 Volkswagen Beetle restored as a tribute to its former owner:

Keanu Reeves shows off his motorcycle collection:

Electric conversions for VW Beetle and Vans, Porsche,  (Thanks Brad A.):

Calgarian restores a 1966 Volkswagen Van with his son. Those that attended the Calgary World of Wheels will remember seeing this one:

1967 Chevy Impala SS Vintage road test with pics:

Good Guys GRT 100 Ford truck:

5 minutes with Wayne Carini of TV show “Chasing Classic Cars”:

Elegant 1959 Rambler Wagon:

Adam Trinders turns making parts for bikes into a full fabrication business working on cars in East Vancouver:

A crispy 69 Camaro Indy Pace car gets bought and auction and is undergoing restoration:

Hot Wheels Legends tour Miami for Dwight (I like the full size Hot Wheels card backgrounds):

Dan from VIHR has his pics from the Abbotsford Car show posted here:

You can look at lots of other pics Dan has taken from his Albums section here:

Brian has posted his pics from the SpringThaw car show in Calgary. By the sounds of the weather, its still thawing out:

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:


Special Car Store
Shop Tours:
Ross Racing Engines (Nice shop and equipment):

Summit Racing fans post pics of their garages:

Nana’s Diner (Wow, quite the car collection):

Memminger VW garage has a lot of VW’s:


Speedway Motors G-Comp Unser Edition Rear suspension install:

Fixems Monthly tips and and tricks for street rodders:


Canada D’eh Car Show with Jellybean Autocrafters & Customs on My Classic Car:

Inside the Pinball Museum (Interesting to learn the history behind them):

Larry Pfister (Well known local photographer) has started a youtube channel for his drag racing footage:

Larry Pfister has also created a website called Horsepower heaven here:

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:

Cobra goes ditch hunting in Courtenay (Thanks, Maurice):

Penstocks being removed in Campbell River (I saw these recently when I was in Campbell River last):

Vintage cars spotted at Vancouver Auto Show:

1948 Dodge shared by each generation in Ontario:

Winnipeg Piston Ring’s World of Wheels organizer likes his 1956 Chevy:

Goodguys GRT 100 Ford giveaway truck is coming along:

A few trucks from the Lone Star Nationals:

Cool 1957 Chevy from the Bay area:

Spring Nationals Weekend pics:

Bill Vance chats about the Camaro, Chevy’s answer to the Mustang:

On the ground at the Portland Roadster show:

Porsche celebrates the 917, some cool vintage pics:

Simeone Museum to showcase Tucker cars:

Vintage Vincent motorbike for Mike in Ontario:

Custom bike for Mike in Ontario:

Randy from the Special Car Store goes to the Vancouver International auto show:

Transform your garage with Covertek:

Airplanes and Hot Rod Tractors article (For Tom in Calgary):

Shop Tours:
Rod Hadfield’s Hot Rod shop in Australia:

Jim Simpson’s garage:

Hot Rods ripping down Santa Barbara streets:

A rusty crusty 1972 Porsche 911 that gets driven:

EV West is converting vintage cars to electric:

Air conditioning tips from the pros:

Plymouth AAR Cuda Quarter replacement with video:

How to rebuild a Tremec T5 Transmission:

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