Monthly Archives: June 2010

White Post Auto Museum

White Post Auto Museum in Tappen, BC – smaller place but still enjoyable. I enjoyed the outside yard full of rusty cars probably better than the inside with the shiny restored cars. Admission was a little steep for what it was at $10 but still worth a visit. Continue reading

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Spottings from British Columbia

Came across some neat vehicles on my trip to and from BC from the All British Field Meet field meet. Dune buggy with slot mags and powered by a Ford four cylinder engine. Outside the Museum of Mining. Not many … Continue reading

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The Niva runs!

So I wired up a Princess Auto switch so I didn’t have to keep hot wiring the ignition to test the wiring. I tried the starter and nothing so I was a little disappointed. Was mulling over what to do … Continue reading

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Lada Niva specifications

The specifications on my 1995 Lada Niva Cossack (also known as VAZ-21214). Specification Value General Information Year 1995 Make Lada Model Niva Cossack Kerb weight 1,210kg (2668 lbs) Payload 400kg (882 lbs) Length 3,740 mm (147.2 in) Width 1,680 mm … Continue reading

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New project vehicle acquired – Lada Niva – a Russian SUV

I’ve always wanted a Lada Niva for reasons I can’t fully explain so when one turned up for sale very close to my house with the owner looking for a trade one a running beater car I immediately looked into … Continue reading

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2010 All British Field Meet in Vancouver, BC

This year I managed to attend the All British Field Meet held in the lovely Botanical Gardens in Vancouver, BC, Canada. This year was their 25th anniversary a banner year for cars attending (over 600). Attendance was quite impressive as … Continue reading

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