Monthly Archives: August 2011

The Swinger RV

This could only have come out of the the Seventies. The colour is that odd pea green that was popular for kitchen appliances, carpet and apparently motor homes. And the name? Swinger! Is that a name or invitation? It looks … Continue reading

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Bo’Didley’s Pub Show and Shine – Lethbridge 2011

A smaller show at a local pub. Put on as a fund raiser. Full set of photos 1929 Dodge still missing a few pieces like some glass but very nice. Extremely nice 1930 DeSoto Six Series K Chevrolet Corvette with … Continue reading

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New one to me: 1975 Plymouth Road Runner

How is it I never knew this car existed? Sure I knew there was a Fury but I never knew that the Road Runner had its own version. I remember the early ones and the Volare variant but not this … Continue reading

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Car-BBQ

Now here is an interesting use for an old car that is never going to get restored. It started out as an innocent Studebaker sedan and here is the end result The build thread is here on British Car Forum

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Marketour electric car

It is rare that a micro car is offered for sale around never mind an electric one. Occasionally these seem to pop up on eBay as well in either perfect or project condition. These were produced by Marketour Electric Cars … Continue reading

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Capital Hill Hot Rod and Car Show 2011

A smaller show held in the Capital Hill community of Calgary. There is generally a lot of custom cars and hot rods here. I managed to catch the tail end of it. The full gallery of photos with a few … Continue reading

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Austin Bantam based roadster

Check out this Austin Bantam based roadster on eBay. It is based off the mechanical underpinnings of a 1940 Austin Bantam with a fiberglass body. The body looks very much like a pint sized Woodill Wildfire. Not bad thing at … Continue reading

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Vulcan, Alberta Car Show 2011

Just a few photos this time as I only got the very beginnings of this show on my way to Calgary. The full set here and a few selected ones below A pair of Model Ts looking for a spot. … Continue reading

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Frontenac – both versions

Autos.ca is carrying a nice article on both the Durant and Ford Falcon based Frontenac cars. Both are Canadian only vehicles but the older, Durant based one is often forgotten. Motoring Memories: Frontenac – for Canada only – page 1 … Continue reading

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European Classic Car Meet, 2011

I always try to attend the European Classic Car Meet put on by the Vintage Sports Car Club of Calgary in Stanley Park as there is often rare cars that I have no other chance to see. Held this year … Continue reading

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