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We're always looking for interesting car stuff to share!  Here are some links to articles, videos, photos, or other things that got our motors running!

What a piece of machinery!!! – The best photography of a car I have seen. Under-the-hood shots show some amazing details. Like, apparently a full set of spare spark plugs mounted just behind the fire wall and what appear to be four carburetors. What appears to be the ignition switch has a “heat” position, which makes me think the engine is equipped with glow plugs in the inlet manifold. The radiator cap is a real gem, with its own cam and lever system. The jump seat for the third passenger, plus its location would seem to add emphasis that he, or she, is along strictly to tend bar. http://www.thewholecar.com/1930-bentley-blue-train-recreation

Corvettes at Wal-Mart – Though the building in Punta Gorda, Florida was once a Wal-Mart, it's not any more. When Rick Treworgy saw that it was vacant, he decided it would be the perfect place to showcase almost 200 Corvettes and other GM muscle cars he owns in a vast collection begun more than 30 years ago. He bought it, and now, it's open to the public. Called Muscle Car City, the venue is attracting thousands of people who harken back to the golden days of muscle cars and their youth. It's also drawing a newer generation of enthusiasts.
Click here www.youtube.com/embed/ZpmZtSIkfTk

1963 Chrysler Turbine: Ultimate Edition – Jay Leno's Garage
Want to kill a half hour learning something? Here's your chance! Visit the website:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b2A5ijU3Ivs

Adams-Farwell Automobile – 2011 Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance YouTube video of the only 1906 Adams-Farwell Convertible Roundabout automobile in existence featuring a rotary engine.
https://www.youtube.com/embed/Y0XbqHUAI-0?feature=player_detailpage

Motor Oil: “Riding the Film” – a 1937 video of the Chevrolet engine lubrication system. Quite technically interesting… and nostalgic! http://auto-parts.quickfound.net/

Henry Ford – "I think Mr Ford is leaving us..." An account of his last day. http://blog.hemmings.com/index.php/2014/11/10/i-think-mr-ford-is-leaving-us-on-the-death-of-henry-ford/?refer=news

Dwarf Car Museum – Ernie Adams builds immaculate miniaturized replicas of classic American automobiles. http://www.chonday.com/Videos/dwarf-car-museum

Back to the 50s – Motorweek.org produced a YouTube clip for the 2012 car show in Michigan that is worth every minute to view… So many beautiful cars! Check it out: http://www.youtube.com/embed/GDEn3i6g3qo

Two Classics, One Car (July 2011) Margaret Dunning from Plymouth, Michigan, who was 101 years old in 2011 and has her original 1930 Packard – It’s not every day that you see a true classic car … let alone one still driven by its original owner! www.youtube.com/embed/qxCpK1W_Gjw?feature=player_embedded

Cars of Dreams – A unique collection by John Staluppi – spanning the 50s and 60s to muscle and pony cars as well as some of the greatest street rods and resto-rods…one can spend hours on this site! http://carsofdreams.com/index.html
Also, watch an introductory video on YouTube: http://www.youtube.com/watch_popup?v=WbN_BAn55a4

Rare Shelby Mustang – a short article on a garage find going up for auction: http://autos.yahoo.com/blogs/motoramic/rare-mustang-heads-to-auction-after-decades-spent-gathering-dust--only-8-000-miles-150351958.html?soc_src=mediacontentstory

1967 Chevrolet Corvette – Found in a garage with just 2,996 miles on the odometer. Check the website: http://www.foxnews.com/leisure/2014/03/21/pristine-167-chevrolet-corvette-found-in-garage-to-be-auctioned/.

The Stainless Steel Ford – Check out this link to learn about the history of the Stainless Steel Ford, a collaboration between Ford Motor Company and Allegheny Ludlum Steel. Beautiful cars! http://www.fastcoolcars.com/1936-stainless-ford.htm

Worlds Oldest Running Car Sells for $4.62M! – Follow the link: http://www.funzug.com/index.php/cars/worlds-oldest-running-car-sold-for-$4.62m.html

1947 Ford Pickup Sells for $800,000 – Check out this link to view a slideshow of the pickup: http://morpheweb-server2.com/bk/fordslideshow.htm

 

Albert (Tapper) Torney – An "eccentric" from Broken Hill, Australia, who collected cans and bottles. He sold the bottles but, after his death, it was discovered he had another purpose for the cans. Check out the website: http://www.forwards.in/amazing-albert-tapper-torney

 

Ed Brown's Car Collection – Check out this collection vehicles and memorabilia: http://kithannecarclub.com/brown/brown2.html

 

Cars You May Never Have Seen Before – From spectacularly awesome and beautiful to a little bizarre! Check out this website for some awesome pictures. http://members4.boardhost.com/AllExperts/msg/1210806446.html

Al Capone's 1928 Bulletproof Cadillac – View the pictures and read the history: http://www.rmauctions.com/lots/lot.cfm?lot_id=1052417 and http://voices.yahoo.com/al-capones-armored-1928-cadillac-was-used-president-365026.html?cat=27.

 

1932 Duesenberg – a miniature functioning replica by Louis Chenot... take a look! http://www.craftsmanshipmuseum.com/Chenot.htm

 

The 1940 Barn Dodge: Visit this website to view a rare find... an all original low mileage 1940 Dodge Sedan: http://www.californiaclassix.com/archive/40_Barn-Dodge_c154x.html

 

The A.K. Miller Collection: Alex Miller and wife Imogene lived frugally... visit the website to view their history: http://mred-miller-carcollector.blogspot.com/

 

The Disappearing Door: Someone has finally redesigned the car door! Watch the video. Very interesting! http://www.flixxy.com/high-tech-car-door.htm

Oilfield Dodge Promotional Film: 1920s Dodge Brothers Wild Ride (and no seatbelts!)... http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nq2jY1trxqg  

OldRide.com – Your Classic Car Community & Marketplace: Visit their website link for assistance in researching vehicles...http://www.oldride.com/library/index.html   

 

Fantasy Garage: Check out this garage in Seattle, Washington. http://www.houzz.com/ideabooks/11128040/list?utm_source=Houzz&utm_campaign=u283&utm_medium=email&utm_content=gallery2

 

Animated Drawings of How Different Engines Work. Everyone will enjoy reading about and viewing these animated drawings – Educational and Fun! www.animatedengines.com

 

Lots of great pictures of old cars & motorcycles. This site has lots of pictures. Prepare to spend some time, there are a lot of pictures to see. Just click on this link http://theoldmotor.com/

 

1913 Harley Davidson. To see this century old motorcycle in action just click on this link. http://www.fark.com/cgi/vidplayer.pl?IDLink=5734912

 

Original factory brochures & ads. Check out this site for nearly every American car you have ever owned. Pick the manufacturer, the year and the model. There are some errors but in general this is a fun site. Enjoy! http://www.lov2xlr8.no/broch1.html

 

Video of Henry Ford & his early cars. Click on this site to see a video of Henry Ford driving his Quadracycle and the production of the Model T. Also features the song "The Little Old Ford Rambled Right Along." http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=it3udPj59kE&feature=related   

 

Video of 1950 Chevrolet Demo. Click on this site for an 8 minute video demonstrating the new features for 1950 Chevrolet. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jlQo4Xt59PU&feature=related

 

Videos of old car ads. Check out this site for some fun vidoes of old car advertisements and listen to 50s music. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hf-uxmN7XYs

 

TV Commercial for 1957 Ford Hardtop Convertible. Click on this link to see Lucy and Ricky's introduction to the 1957 Ford steel top convertible. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tJS8L5Cnsms

 

TV Commerical for 1970 Chevy Blazer. This commercial stars Jay Silverheals, aka Tonto. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oXMGVNPdlLc

 

TV Commerical for 1958 Edsel. Click on this link to see what was new for 1958 The Edsel. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hbbJmsRYrnc&feature=related

 

Video of How to Drive a Model T. Learn the controls and minor maintenance of the Model T. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rxb5R4rSgxE&feature=related

 

Video of 1969 Plymouth GTX. Click on this link for the road test of a 1969 Plymouth GTX, 440 cid. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QMWikI9L7T0

 

Hemmings Daily: Ferguson four-wheel-drive Mustang added to museum collection‏. See the 4th article down on the left. If you click on the "read more" link it gives more pictures of DuPont's camper and a little history of his building of Rts 13 and 113. http://www.hemmings.com/newsletter/daily_newsletter.html?id=648&tv=1

 

Old Gas Stations: Nostalgic pictures of the "good old days" of real "service" stations and gas prices in our dreams! http://hipspics.freewebspace.com/gas/gas.html

 

So You Think You Know Your Cars? Visit this website and take the quiz! http://www.prowleronline.com/ubb/Forum18/HTML/010895.html

 

GM Heritage Collection Video http://www.youtube.com/watch_popup?feature=endscreen&=R=1&v=RvVmDsWnMOk


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