Car related events in Southern Alberta for 2016

Here is a list of classic car related events mostly in southern Alberta for 2016. I will be adding as the year goes on.


February 13th 2016: Lethbridge Swap Meet in Lethbridge, Alberta. Exhibition Park.


February 19-21 2016: World of Wheels  in Calgary, Alberta. BMO Centre.


July 23rd 2016: European Classic Car Meet in Calgary, Alberta. 4011 1A St SW, Calgary, Alberta.

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The Outhouse Hot Rod


A rather curious hot rod made its debut on eBay Motors this week. One part funny car chassis mixed with one part out house. Is it crappy or inspired?

Ebay Motors Auction – November 2015

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Mazda 2 Cabin Filter Change

My little Mazda hit 60K kms so it required an oil change and air filter swap. In addition a cabin filter replacement was required. Turns out this is an easy task.

Cabin filter 1
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Save a rear engine Skoda (or two)

Skoda 135 GLi

This is pretty time sensitive but if you are in or near Alberta and have a desire to own a pair of rare Skoda 135 GLI sedans this might be your lucky day. These are the best of breed with fuel injection and five speed manual transmissions. The auction is set for August 20th 2015.

Check out the link for the auction:

There is also a nice website with more general Canadian Skoda content.

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Car Show Report: XPress Lube Show and Shine 2015

1950 Mercury custom

Looks like I will be missing out on most of the big shows this year due to family commitments. I have been able to take in a few of the smaller shows however. This time it is the XPress Lube Show and Shine held in Lethbridge, Alberta.

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Car Show Report: Ben’s Autorama Show & Shine 2015

1927 Ford hot rod

Another smaller show which I did not take a huge number of photos at. I tend not to re-take cars that I have already seen a few times. There was, however, a few notable ones that I had not previously seen.
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Car Show Report: Coaldale Custom Cruisers Show & Shine 2015

1948 Monarch

When I attend a car show I am always on the look out for Canadian markets vehicles as well as unusual or unique cars. Coaldale, while a smaller place, seems to have a lot of car folk so I always look forward to this show. In attendance was this survivor condition 1948 Monarch which certainly qualifies as something Canadian and also rather special.
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