zondag 1 maart 2020

Hemmings Daily: Road trips, taxis, homebuilt campers: Every reader photo submission is an adventure

Road trips, taxis, homebuilt campers: Every reader photo submission is an adventure
To begin with, our commenting system isn't designed to handle images. Mostly text, maybe a few emojis, but that's about it. It's not that we don't want to see your photos, though, and we can see from the frequent requests for info on where to send your photos that we've not done a great job […]
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Toronto, 1987
Date: 1987 Location: Toronto, Ontario Source: Rick Eglinton, via Toronto Public Library What do you see here?
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Did Brooks Stevens really believe in the idea of a rear-engine post-war American car?
After all the talk of streamlined rear-engine cars in America during the Thirties – all the renderings and sketches and homebuilt prototypes and Stout Scarabs – American carmakers finally had a chance with World War II to break with the front-engine tradition and introduce sleek, space-maximizing pushers. Or, so went the thinking of Preston Tucker […]
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Four-Links – Cape to Cape Austin, restored GTI, Andretti's fav, S2000 parts
Traveling from the northernmost part of Europe to the southernmost part of Africa is usually an ordeal that involves plenty of advance planning, levelheadedness, and professionalism. Not so with Richard Pape's journey in an Austin A90, as Steve Swanson wrote for Motorpunk this week. Selecting his co-driver involved a trial by fire. Pape extinguished a […]
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Hemmings Find of the Day: 1963 Rambler American 440
A close relative to the car with the horn that goes "Beep! Beep!" (Look it up, kids.) A 1963 Rambler American 440 for sale on Hemmings.com. From the seller's description: 440, automatic transmission, convertible. Runs great. Needs few minor repairs. Parts that go with the car: used carburetor and new brakes and many others. (car […]
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Voodoo Magic: how a handbuilt Cadillac-powered sports car was built from scratch
[Editor's Note: Geoffrey Hacker's latest book concerns the history, construction, and restoration of the Voodoo Gardner, a car that will debut next month at the Amelia Island Concours d'Elegance. Geoff has kindly given us permission to reprint an excerpt from that book detailing how Jerry Gardner built his one-off sports car.] Jerry Gardner — The […]
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Hemmings Find of the Day – 1988 Fiat Ritmo Abarth
Recently serviced 1988 Fiat Ritmo Abarth for sale on Hemmings.com. From the seller's description: Abarth 130TC with just 38,500 kilometers. Homologation special equipped with 2.0 liter DOHC engine with twin weber carburettors. Upgraded recaro driver's seat. Steering wheel changed to MOMO 2-spoke JPS. Recent work including tuning the Weber carbs; new tires, steering rack, rear […]
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