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woensdag 10 april 2019

Hemmings Daily: A Fordson for fun: Scale tractor built for Henry Ford’s grandchildren heads to auction

A Fordson for fun: Scale tractor built for Henry Ford's grandchildren heads to auction
Much like his Model T automobile, Henry Ford's affordable tractors brought mechanization to the masses, and the Fordson Model F was perhaps the most common small-farm tractor of the early 1920s. To teach farming to his grandchildren, Ford requested a circa 1925 Model F in 5/8-scale, and after its time at his Fair Lane estate […]
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Hemmings Find of the Day – 1962 Dodge Dart 440
Refurbished 1962 Dodge Dart 440 nine-passenger station wagon for sale on Hemmings.com. From the seller's description: Has a 1970 318 rebuilt with aluminum intake with a 4bbl. Carb. a 904 pushbutton trans. rebuilt with an 8-3/4 rear. New aluminum radiator to keep things cool. Runs and drives wonderfully…loves 70-80 hwy speeds. Interior is very good, […]
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Las Vegas, 1979
Date: March 1979 Location: Las Vegas, Nevada Source: Vintage Las Vegas What do you see here?
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Cheap or cheaper – Michael Lamm interviews himself (again) about cars and their fun values
Michael: Hello again, and is it still all right if I call you Mike? Michael: Why not–it's still my name.   M: Okay then. Let's talk about older cars and their prices. In other words, cars and value. Here's the question: Can you have more fun with an expensive hobby car or a cheap one? […]
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Inaugural Sonoma Speed Festival to pay tribute to Sears Point's drag racing, Trans-Am history
For the better part of three decades, the Duke of Richmond over in England has seemingly set the template for high-end vintage race festivals with the Goodwood Revival and the Goodwood Festival of Speed. So it's little surprise that a group of vintage racing enthusiasts aim to bring a similar high-end vintage motorsports festival — […]
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Long-neglected 1979 BMW M1 once carried Harald Ertl to an LPG-powered speed record
On October 17, 1981, racing driver and motoring journalist Harald Ertl piloted a specially prepared BMW M1 to a new speed record for a production vehicle powered by liquid petroleum gas (LPG) of 301.4 km/h (187 mph) at Volkswagen's Ehra-Lessien test track. Less than seven months later Ertl was dead, and his record-setting BMW nearly […]
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Hemmings Find of the Day – 1988 Oldsmobile Cutlass Supreme International
Original 1988 Oldsmobile Cutlass Supreme International Indy 500 event car for sale on Hemmings.com. From the seller's description: This car was acquired from the R E Olds Transportation Museum in Lansing, Michigan. The museum owned two of these Event Cars before raffling off this one as a fund raiser. The car was believed to be […]
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