Monthly Archives: February 2012

Interesting custom car found in barn

Over at the H.A.M.B. a member has found themselves an interesting custom car. Powered by a Stutz eight cylinder engine of all things. Looks to be quite a few 50s Cadillac trims bits used so probably built in the 50s … Continue reading

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Brake Cylinder Replacement on the Mazda 808

One of the rear brake cylinders was leaking a little bit on my 1973 Mazda 808 so I needed to replace it.

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Lethbridge Early Bird Swap Meet 2012

I always look forward to the Early Bird Swap Meet here in Lethbridge because it is the first car guy event of the year. It is great to wander around the vendor booths looking at their wares even if you … Continue reading

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1985 Hyundai Pony Brochure (Canadian)

Another buy from the swap meet is this 1985 Hyundai Pony brochure. This particular type was sold in Canada but not the US. Other markets got a similar Pony but the Canadian bumper and headlights were unique. Not many of … Continue reading

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Lotus Micra Rally Car

The combination of a Nissan Micra and a Lotus Excel to make a rally car at first comes across as a bit bizarre. This combines the bug eyed looking body of a K12 generation Nissan Micra with the updated mechanical … Continue reading

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Interesting micro three wheeler at local swap meet

As usual I attended the Lethbridge Early Bird Swap Meet and was struck by this interesting three wheeler micro truck. It did not have any markings or badges so the identity is a bit of mystery. Doesn’t quite look like … Continue reading

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Mazda R100 test drive article from 1969

After posting the Mazda R100 brochure a user on the Auto.ca forum shared this article from the December, 1969 edition of Popular Mechanics. page 1: page 2:

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