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www.oldautos.ca No. 11 Established 1987 A CANADIAN NEWSPAPER FOR THE ENTHUSIAST Bothwell, Ontario, Monday, June 5, 2017 44.00 Per Year 3.50 per copy P i P c e t r uf r e e c t 1970 Morgan 44 Road

2A Old Autos Monday, June 5, 2017 everything inside including bucket seats, door panels and headliner. His father is highlyregarded rodder Clare Pomeroy who taught him the mechanical skills he appl

New Pontiac convertible WAS A CHRISTMAS GIFT OF A LIFETIME Ed Thiessen sees his dream car every time he walks by the carport at his Abbotsford home an hour east of Vancouver. His once beautiful 60yea

4A Old Autos Monday, June 5, 2017 Letters . . . Send us your thoughts, comments, suggestions, questions to infooldautos.ca or Canada Post PO Box 250, Bothwell. Ontario N0P 1C0 Include your full na

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6A Old Autos Monday, June 5, 2017 A Tribute to the Greatest Car Ever To Hit the Road Precision crafted Ford Mustang Ring in solid sterling silver with a genuine black onyx center stone Silver Must

Monday, June 5, 2017 Old Autos 7A Phone 5148847715 johnscotticlassiccarsgmail.com www.johnscotticlassiccars.com Chevrolet 3999263GA, original Holley, List 62391, date 262 LT1 350 cu. in.,1972 F

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Monday, June 5, 2017 Old Autos 9A BUSINESS DIRECTORY Obituaries . . . enthusiasm for old cars. His dear sister Eleanor, was the maid of honour at our wedding over 60 years ago. She, Doris and Joa

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Monday, June 5, 2017 Old Autos 11A A beautiful 1935 Ford Cabriolet owned by Rick Fitzpatrick of Stittsville. Amazing car. A wonderful row of Model As plus a lonely Dodge at the far end. Thanks to

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Monday, June 5, 2017 Old Autos 13A 6th annual Mustang roundup DELHI, ON We have cars come from as far away as Quebec, St. Thomas, London, Woodstock, Cambridge, Burlington and Niag by Randy Goude

14A Old Autos June 2017 Editions BUSINESS DIRECTORY Let 20,000 subscribers know what your business has to offer Haldimand Norfolk Area CLASSIC HOT RODDER Auto Machine Shop Service Parts Installa

CCP Spring collector car auction pics . . . by Murray McEwan Monday, June 5, 2017 Old Autos 15A

16A Old Autos Monday, June 5, 2017 collection. A rotisserie restored Arbour green and Alaska white 1955 Mercury Montclair, one of only 111 built by Ford at its Oakville, Ontario plant for the 1955

Auction results . . . continued from page 16A TORONTO SPRING CLASSIC CAR AUCTION YEAR MAKEMODEL HIGH BID Offical Results Year Make Model High Bid S 1966 Chevrolet C10 pu 18,700 S 1987 Bentley Mul

18A Old Autos Monday, June 5, 2017 The mobile dynacologist. Silver and gray Corvette Stingray. Road Runners Ancaster 2017 ANCASTER, ON The Ancaster 17 Swap Meet and Car show was held on Sunday, A

Another parade 1987. Whales tail car . . . TO BE OR NOT TO BE THAT IS THE QUESTION Who knows, is it or isnt it the car that Cel built in the 1950s From then to now our bodies change a little or stor

20A Old Autos Monday, June 5, 2017 Hudson Super Six club coupe. LAST CALL by RHEAL LAROSE 1942 Hudson . . . The 1942 Hudson line looked a lot like the previous model years but there were changes.

Monday, June 5, 2017 Old Autos 21A Canadian hot rod tour . . . LETHBRIDGE TO CALGARY, AB by Paul Jordan It is the same day of the tour, Tuesday, July 19, 2016 and we are still in Lethbridge After o

22A Old Autos Monday, June 5, 2017 The incredible story of Lambrecht Chevrolet in Pierce Nebraska first came to light in 2013. AUTOWA BIOGRAPHY by KEITH BOARDMAN High mileage . . . The subject of

A Book Review by NORM MORT MGB MGB GT Your Expert Guide to Problems and How to Fix Them by Roger Williams published by Veloce Publishing softcover 207mm x 250mm 176 pages, approximately 550 colour

24A Old Autos Monday, June 5, 2017 1964 Malibu SS vs 1963 Dodge Polara. Armdrop returns to strip PICTON, ON As we arrived at the gates recently at 930 a.m. a lineup was forming out to the road of

beside me. I was going on and on about what a fun car it was when she said, You know, it sounds to me like the car just found a buyer. Its the Northerns performance Monday, June 5, 2017 Old Autos 2

26A Old Autos Monday, June 5, 2017 The Auburn Spring weekend also gathered crowds to meet stars from Discovery Channels hit series Diesel Brothers, and played host to the historic Triple Crown Meet

Oliver Evans, in Philadelphia, built the first selfpropelled North American vehicle in 1805. It was amphibious. FREE WHEELIN by R. PERRY ZAVITZ Cars of the 1800s . . . This time we will check into s

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Monday, June 5, 2017 Old Autos 29A driver quality red and white 1955 Ford Sunliner convertible. Also from Boise was a seldom seen 1949 Hudson offered for sale by custom pickup truck builder Jay Youn

30A Old Autos June 2017 Editions DAVES CUSTOM CARS NEW Parts USED Parts Project Cars Parts Cars Specializing In . . . VAPOUR BLASTING Restore your classic bike or car with Vapour Blasting. It

One of many Porsches going across the auction block. Tinworks . . . AUCTIONS AMERICA 2017 FORT LAUDERDALE, FL, USA Once again I volunteered as a driver at the spring 2017 Auctions America Fort Laude

32A Old Autos June 2017 Editions BUSINESS DIRECTORY Give us a Call 18004613457 or Email adsoldautos.ca DAVID MacFARLANE SOUTHAMPTON, ON Classic, custom and antique vehicle appraisals for insurance

The spark plug machine, expect a shock if your shop has one JOHNONTHESPOT by JOHN KELLY Pranks . . . A garage is one of the best environments for practical jokes, whether youre on the receiving end,

34A Old Autos Monday, June 5, 2017 Johnonthespot . . . continued from page 33A said no, theres no way we can find out that information, no, sorry, she couldnt help. The next day, a big envelope was

Monday, June 5, 2017 Old Autos 35A performance capabilities. As it turns out, the S70 T5 are also quite rare at least in North America. Of the total made in its three year production run just under

36A Old Autos Monday, June 5, 2017 there was over 92cu.ft. of cargo space to the tailgate. The rear window rolleddown into the tailgate which folded down. The rear tailgate window was poweroperated

The old wedge or poly 318 was a tough old bird of a motor, but more power was not an easy project. And, they were big and heavy. LEFT HAND THREADS by HARRY DeYONG Why not small block Chryslers . . .

38A Old Autos Monday, June 5, 2017 AUTO BIZARRO Wild and wacky anecdotal experiences of the automotive nut by ALVIN OTTO SHIER Tailgate tidbits needed, and we use it when parking, and driving with

Monday, June 5, 2017 Old Autos 39A The Early Ford V8 Club Regional Group 149 in southern Ontario began on June 14, 1997 with seven founding members l. to r. Art Hamilton, Barry Moore, Art Barker, P

40A Old Autos Monday, June 5, 2017 Old Car Detective . . . continued from page 39A ing meeting to give some leeway on the initial number of members subject to it being around 20 within a year. It w

www.oldautos.ca No. 11 Established 1987 SECTION B A CANADIAN NEWSPAPER FOR THE ENTHUSIAST Were the One published twice monthly Bothwell, Ontario, Monday, June 5, 2017 HISTORICAL SKETCHES by BILL

2B Old Autos Monday, June 5, 2017 20 year anniversary LONDON, ON The Sunday Night Cruzin at the Canadian Tire store at 1975 Dundas St., celebrated 20 years on September 11, 2016 with two large cak

overall characteristics of the powerplant had not been changed compared to VWs road cars. It continued to have unusually high torque with supple power output. VW Cup advisor Kris Nissen also noted bac

4B Old Autos Monday, June 5, 2017 EDS COLUMN by ED JANZEN Canadian car, eh . . . Today one often hears the phrase Canadian Car when checking out old cars placed in rows upon rows at car shows. The

El Camino was created from a 1958 Chev Nomad fourdoor station wagon. This is part of the An derson Collection of Moose Jaw, SK. Monday, June 5, 2017 Old Autos 5B 1966 Ford Econoline pickup. contin

6B Old Autos Monday, June 5, 2017 MANITOBA STORIES by ED JANZEN Volunteer driver . . . It was 1951, my first year teaching up in the boondocks near Lake Winnipegosis. The school was a small oneroom

Red and green 1950 Mack LJSW in Gene Marlins aircraft hanger. The Bureau of Reclamations 1950 Mack LJSWD . . . On June 20, 1997, the truck was sold to Gene Marlin of Marlin Crane Inc. of Indianapolis

8B Old Autos Monday, June 5, 2017 The Bureau of Reclamations 1950 Mack LJSWD . . . continued from page 7B time consuming and frustrating, but with luck and persistence, some information was found.

Monday, June 5, 2017 Old Autos 9B www.oldautos.ca Rebel Wiring Finally, an affordable wiring system Copper coloured Charger at start of Poker Run owned by Gary Irwin. Success to a second level .

10B Old Autos Monday, June 5, 2017 Dale Hunts Toyota. Rebel in action in Edmonton. Geoff Carr driving Kens AFA. AFAs a time gone by I am a big fan of the drag racing altered classes. They consist

A rare 1957 MGA coupe finished in black with a black interior was very striking and owned by clubbers Ken Morgan and Barbara Dale. KINGSTON, ON It was by far the wettest weekend in history in easter

12B Old Autos Monday, June 5, 2017 FROM THE FLATLANDER by JOHN PERREAULT I can see clearly now . . . It wasnt so long ago that I had made a polite inquisition to the editors of this fine publicati

stead used an improved version of the Electronic Traction System ETS. If a wheel started to spin on a slippery surface, the ETS applied the brake on that wheel until a certain prescribed speed differe

14B Old Autos Monday, June 5, 2017 CALENDAR OF EVENTS Email Ads to classifiedsoldautos.ca JUN 1011 MARYSVILLE, MI, USA June 10th Rumble in the Park any hot rod, custom or any cool car is welcome

Most classic cars have been restored once already, making them unsuitable for a diminished value claim. WIDE OPEN THROTTLE by PATRICK SMITH Love or money . . . I watched an old Lovejoy television sh

16B Old Autos Monday, June 5, 2017 that era, Chevrolet was not only the largest division in GM, but if taken away from General Motors, would have been counted as one of the top 10 companies in the

Monday, June 5, 2017 Old Autos 17B We are your Canadian Connection to the Worlds Greatest Hobby w Whats Kno ening . . . Happ Published Tw ice Monthly 24 Issues Per Year The most read Classifieds

18B Old Autos Monday, June 5, 2017 Lots of European classics. MOTORING MEMORIES by DALE EDWARD JOHNSON Lots of variety . . . LONDON, ENGLAND I have visited dozens of car museums over the years,

Events continued . . . Events continued from page 14B JUN 18 HANOVER, ON Streetiques 32nd Annual Car Show, Hanover Park, registration 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., door prizes and spectators prizes as well, das

20B Old Autos Monday, June 5, 2017 Events continued . . . JUL 89 MANSFIELD, ON Silver Willow Country Cruisin, Silver Willow Farm Rescue, 528375 5th Side Rd., judging starts at 2 p.m. for trophies

Events continued . . . JUL 30 MILTON, ON Ford Stampede 2017, Country Heritage Park, 8560 Tremaine Rd., 830 a.m. to 3 p.m., trophies, DJ, onsite BBQ, door prizes, 5050, raffles and more, winners must

22B Old Autos Monday, June 5, 2017 Events continued . . . SEP 16 BOBCAYGEON, ON Bobcaygeon Cruise Fest, rain date September 17, Fairgrounds, Mansfield St., 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Spectator admission do

Monday, June 5, 2017 Old Autos 23B PLEASE NOTE Old Autos will not be responsible for errors or omissions in the classified section. Many were hand written, and we did our best to translate. Please c

24B Old Autos Monday, June 5, 2017 1. VEHICLES FOR SALE 1. VEHICLES FOR SALE 1. VEHICLES FOR SALE FORD 1936, HALF TON, V8 flathead, runs good, original driven by Mickey Rooney in The Black Stalli

1. VEHICLES FOR SALE Monday, June 5, 2017 Old Autos 25B CLASSIFIEDS Email Ads to classifiedsoldautos.ca 1. VEHICLES FOR SALE 1. VEHICLES FOR SALE 1. VEHICLES FOR SALE 1. VEHICLES FOR SALE FORD

26B Old Autos Monday, June 5, 2017 1. VEHICLES FOR SALE 1. VEHICLES FOR SALE OLDSMOBILE 1972, CUTLASS SUPREME 2 door hardtop, California car, 350 auto., AC, p.s., p.b., p.w., bamboo exterior, dark

3. PARTS FOR SALE Monday, June 5, 2017 Old Autos 27B CLASSIFIEDS Email Ads to classifiedsoldautos.ca 1. VEHICLES FOR SALE 3. PARTS FOR SALE CHEVROLET 1980S, MONTE CARLO woodgrain dash, leathe

28B Old Autos Monday, June 5, 2017 5. MISCELLANEOUS 9. TRACTORS 9. TRACTORS CLASSIFIEDS Email Ads to classifiedsoldautos.ca 3. PARTS FOR SALE 4. PARTS WANTED JOIN THE EARLY FORD V8 CLUB 14

14. SERVICES OFFERED Monday, June 5, 2017 Old Autos 29B CLASSIFIEDS Email Ads to classifiedsoldautos.ca 9. TRACTORS 11. LITERATURE FOR SALE SHOP MANUALS AND PARTS BOOKS, 1920s1990s. Vending at

30B Old Autos Monday, June 5, 2017 16. SMALL PARTS CLASSIFIEDS Email Ads to classifiedsoldautos.ca PLYMOUTH 19511952, full wheel covers, 3 only, very good condition 50 OBO. Phone 905 9873931, Ne

tional models but the new Eldorado. Except for noting that the disc brake option would be better, at least for mountain driving, they were favourably impressed. Frontwheeldrive was still a fairly new

32B Old Autos Monday, June 5, 2017 PM40050626 Old Photo Corner . . . 1951 GM LeSabre XP8. Photo by Michael Furman CARZY CARS by JODI KISH This photo is of my uncle Angus beside his wheels maybe