Monthly Archives: August 2012

Automotive Plastic repair

An intriguing tech tip came up on the always excellent Hemmings Blog. This one is to do with plastic parts repair and uses solvent as a sort of plastic welding. Definitely useful for those of us with more obscure cars … Continue reading

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A few Car Builders or Selectas

I’ve come across a few virtual car builders and quite enjoyed playing with them. The Lada above is from Lada Selecta. A few more below …

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A&W Cruise for the Cause in Lethbridge – 2012

I attended this year’s A&W’s Cruise for the Cause with two of my boys so not too many photos this time out but it was a fun show. My middle boy won a prize at the ring toss and picked … Continue reading

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Mazda 2 with MazdaSpeed engine swap

Looks like someone took a MazdaSpeed 3 drivetrain and stuffed it into the lighter Mazda 2. The looks to be converted to a race car as well but retains most of the interior. I’m told it raced in the One … Continue reading

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Maserati Merio (Fiero Merak style hybrid)

There is a lot of custom cars built on the Fiero platform. It is probably the closest thing to the universal donor since the old air cooled Beetle. Kit car manufacturers love it for its mid engine layout and easily … Continue reading

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Claresholm Show & Shine 2012

I managed to make the show and shine in Claresholm for the first time this year. Claresholm is a smaller town between Lethbridge and Calgary and they held their show in park which used to a military training airport. Full … Continue reading

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Found online: Lada Rally car for sale

How good does this sound? A factory built Lada Samara rally car for $3500? Built by Lada Canada in 1993 and campaigned ever since the seller says it has some colourful history and comes with a set of spares. It … Continue reading

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