Monthly Archives: June 2012

Winston Churchill School Show and Shine – Lethbridge 2012

I wasn’t quite sure what to expect from this show when I heard about it but it was quite a good size with a variety of different vehicles. A selected few photos below and as well as the full gallery

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Fantastic engine rebuild sequence

Check out this fantastic engine rebuild sequence on YouTube via Hemmings Blog. The video is done in a stop animation style and shows the rebuild process from pallet to car. The engine is a Triumph unit from an early Spitfire … Continue reading

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Dodge Dart Survivor

I came across this fantastic Dodge Dart survivor the other day. With no other modern cars in frame the rear shot looks almost period.

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Volkswagen Kubelwagen dug up … or someone picks a more dire project than me

Air cooled VW guys will seemingly go to insane lengths to get their hands on the early stuff. A while back there was a Samba bus pulled from a Lake. Now someone (Norway again!) has dug out Kubelwagen via Hemming … Continue reading

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Well travelled Volkswagen van

We recently had a weekend away in Banff, Alberta. Our drive was a handful of hours but nothing compared to the folks in this classic VW van. With Colorado plates it would have had a drive of at least a … Continue reading

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Corolla with a supercharged Lexus V8

Hooniverse is highlighting this amazing 70s Corolla with a V8 swap. Not content with a more mundane Chevrolet V8 swap this one has a supercharged Lexus V8 backed by a T56 manual gearbox. Looking very well fabricated but almost like … Continue reading

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Honda S600 and S800 chassis and rear axles

The Honda S600 came stock with a very neat rear suspension arrangement were it used a straight axle connected by chains to independently sprung wheels at the rear. Rather ingenious as it does away with camber changes that can cause … Continue reading

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