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A CANADIAN NEWSPAPER FOR THE ENTHUSIAST No. 19 Established 1987 Bothwell, Ontario, Monday, October 7, 2013 40.00 Per Year 3.25 per copy P i P c e t r u f r e e c t 1947 Studebaker Panel truck owned

2A Old Autos Monday, October 7, 2013 Happy Thanksgiving. Honourable mention Craig Canning helped with body work and applied the finish. Ron Brooks of Pro Signs applied its foxy lettering. Next iss

Mine was a bilious green. A great car, if not the prettiest. LEFT HAND THREADS by HARRY DeYONG Whered the other one go One day, I went to do a tuneup on my beater, which at that time, was a 1979 Mer

4A Old Autos Monday, October 7, 2013 Lloyd Browns . . . MYSTERY MOTORS by DAVID BROWN CLUE 100 Miles. Answer Next Issue Letters . . . Dear Old Autos I accept P. Denters Old Autos Editorial pag

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6A Old Autos Monday, October 7, 2013 The Reo Flying Cloud made its debut in 1927, and its styling was outstanding that year, and its production set an alltime high for Reo. FREE WHEELIN by R. PERR

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Letters . . . continued from page 4A but also is a fascinating automobile. I have never seen one of these cars, but there was a restaurant in London, Ontario, that had this car as its theme with many

10A Old Autos October 2013 Editions Business Directory Call or Email for Details 18004613457 or adsoldautos.ca 911 1713 BLAST IT SODA BLASTING Frameoff Rotisserie Wood Metal Fabrication Paint W

1962 Impala SS of Glen, Wendy, Dylan and Jordan Selkirk with Brampton Mayor Susan Fennell. Classic cars and legendary stars . . . by Paul Jordan BRAMPTON, ON How I ended up surrounded by gleaming cl

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Monday, October 7, 2013 Old Autos 13A CAR CULTURE by GORDON H. FICKE 277cc aircooled engine. There were lots of cool hot rods and muscle cars to ogle over at the show. New this year was an opportun

313 14A Old Autos October 2013 Editions LAWRENCE TRANSMISSION MUSCLE CARS CLASSICS DIFFERENTIALS HOT RODS Since 1964 OBSOLETE PICKUP PARTS 19481956 FORD MERCURY TRUCK PARTS SOUTHERN SHEET METAL

Monday, October 7, 2013 Old Autos 15A Cruiser. I missed my opportunity with the Voisin. About ten years ago I was offered the same car as the one at Goodings for a bit more than 40 thousand dollars.

16A Old Autos Monday, October 7, 2013 Perfect parking for touring old cars in front of an old barn, beside a pole which has an old truck flying in the wind. Old car clubs build lasting relationshi

Monday, October 7, 2013 Old Autos 17A The winners of a 1953 Mainline Meteor and 1953 Dodge Crusader were F. Banting of Moose Jaw, a Saskatchewan Government Telephones employee, who won the Meteor. C

18A Old Autos Monday, October 7, 2013 Nash promoted its Italian styling. Motoring Memories . . . continued from page 17A traction was the Big Auto and Truck Show in the Grain Show Building. The ad

Monday, October 7, 2013 Old Autos 19A motor was fully painted and detailed. A new original starter and alternator were added and the previously fitted electronic ignition remained. The original 3spe

20A Old Autos Monday, October 7, 2013 the front end alignment and paint, installing an Ididit steering column with a Nardi steering wheel, Classic gauges, Ron Francis wiring, leather interior, Lokar

Monday, October 7, 2013 Old Autos 21A the prototype stage. The Davis was introduced on November 12, 1947 at the Ambassador Hotel in Los Angeles. It was enthusiastically received, alcontinued on page

22A Old Autos Monday, October 7, 2013 Cord is known for its distinctive coffinnosed front, but there was more to the car than just appearances. This lovely 1937 Cord 812 Sportsman convertible was o

The CNEs opening date of April 20, 1962 saw Jim Howard taking the 25 lap feature. THE OLDER I GET THE FASTER I WAS by DAVID BOON Jack Greedy, Glen Schurr, Howie Scannell, Jim Howard, Jack Cook. Fir

24A Old Autos Monday, October 7, 2013 Sprint in open and coupe form. Powered by a 1498cc and later 1558cc fourcylinder engine it had a top speed of 110 or in larger form 122 mph. One of the nicest

Monday, October 7, 2013 Old Autos 25A Vintage C.A.R.S. Insurance Program The Original Vintage Motorcar Insurance Since 1968 Underwritten by Eligible Vehicles . . . C A R S Classics and Customs A

26A Old Autos Monday, October 7, 2013 Ted Diesbourgs 1953 Pontiac Laurentian 2door sedan at the Tomato Festival car show in Leamington, Ontario, Sunday, August 18, 2013. It won the trophy for best

CRUISING MAIN STREET by TIM SYKES CRUISE NUMBER TWO Monday, October 7, 2013 Old Autos 27A We are cruising the main drag again, with a visit to towns in Ontario, Quebec, and Alberta. Enjoy the cru

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Monday, October 7, 2013 Old Autos 29A Orangeville Rotary Ribfest road show . . . by Paul Jordan ORANGEVILLE, ON After an exciting afternoon in the Classic Cars and Legendary Stars Brampton paraded

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Another business vehicle was the vintage 1946 Chevrolet panel truck of Ken Leighton of Brighton. 39th annual Ameliasburgh 2013 street meet . . . by Norm Mort AMELIASBURGH, ON The Prince Edward Auto

32A Old Autos October 2013 Editions CALL OR EMAIL FOR DETAILS Business Directory 18004613457 adsoldautos.ca DODGE CITY We carry a full line of NOS, Used and Reproduction Parts for Chryco Cars an

Monday, October 7, 2013 Old Autos 33A Brian Miller brought his daughter and grandchildren in his all original 1957 Austin Cambridge, the Monte Carlo next to it is the authors. Navan Fair parade .

34A Old Autos Monday, October 7, 2013 Zurich Beanfest car show . . . by Norm McGillivray ZURICH, ON The Wrench Benders Car Club of Zurich, Ontario started their annual event on Friday, August 23rd

Monday, October 7, 2013 Old Autos 35A aviation theme in fact, often referring to the cars cockpit and that you might need a pilot s license a career that was already very glamorous in that era. Of c

36A Old Autos Monday, October 7, 2013 tion of essays looks at our relationships with our cars from a myriad of perspectives. Originally published in 1980, this book remains an almost unique contrib

Model Ts touring around Greenfield Village. The automobile history . . . continued from page 36A each weeks readings as a jumping off point for broader discussions about the issues they raised and ho

38A Old Autos Monday, October 7, 2013 Golden Beach Resort supplied aeriel photo of show from the helicopter Kouris Kopters Inc.. Golden Beach resort and car show . . . by Paul Jordan ROSENEATH, ON

Monday, October 7, 2013 Old Autos 39A the window could be operated from there. Only 3,768 Super 88 Fiesta station wagon models were built in 1960 which sold for a base price of 3,665 US. Few of thes

40A Old Autos Monday, October 7, 2013 LANT INSURANCE BROKERS A Division of Wayfarer Insurance Brokers Limited OFFERING Members of the Antique and Classic Car Club outside Old Autos headquarters.

SECTION B No. 19 Established 1987 A CANADIAN NEWSPAPER FOR THE ENTHUSIAST Were the One published twice monthly Bothwell, Ontario, Monday, October 7, 2013 Tony and LeeAnn Strezlow driving their 193

2B Old Autos Monday, October 7, 2013 The stable. My Mustang story . . . by Elliot Graydon Newmarket, Ontario Coming from a true classic car family, most of my childhood summers were spent riding a

Vancouver couple takes gold continued from page 1B for the trip but they werent ready for the enormous challenges ahead. Always car enthusiasts her first car was a Triumph, his was an MG, they restore

4B Old Autos Monday, October 7, 2013 General Motors crashtests a vehicle in 1934. In the earliest tests, drivers aimed the car at a wall and then jumped out at the last second. Photo courtesy Gener

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6B Old Autos Monday, October 7, 2013 1965 American Motors Corporation introduces the 1966 model Ramblers, which had a few detail changes. 1965 The Pontiac division of General Motors introduces it

Monday, October 7, 2013 Old Autos 7B measuring rod, while the front doors were considered suicide doors, being hinged at the same centre post, as were the rear doors. Much later, all these things sa

8B Old Autos Monday, October 7, 2013 American Motors Company AMC But AMC was in financial trouble itself. In AMCs annual report to shareholders the Jeep was rarely mentioned. Outfitting Jeeps with

Monday, October 7, 2013 Old Autos 9B National Exhibition featured a green Magnette with a green leather interior and a grey model with grey leather. Many felt the MG Magnette ZA and ZB were the best

10B Old Autos Monday, October 7, 2013 fine selection of vintage motorcycles along with old British automobiles. This years car show cocoordinators were Phil and Gwen Foster along with Tim Shoalts.

Monday, October 7, 2013 Old Autos 11B car weekend next year. Among the many British Columbiabased car clubs that displayed vehicles were the British Columbia Hot Rod Association, the Specialty Vehic

12B Old Autos Monday, October 7, 2013 Similar but different At left is the 1951 Monarch belonging to Bill Shaw of St. Stephen, NB. At right is the 1951 Mercury belonging to Larry Nelson. Sussex Ba

Monday, October 7, 2013 Old Autos 13B INDOOR STORAGE for YOUR CLASSIC or VINTAGE VEHICLE The ZISZIL110 certainly had the look of the Packard Super Eight 180 even if some of the details were differe

14B Old Autos Monday, October 7, 2013 This was no accident since Joseph Stalin, pictured here at the ZIS factory, was a car buff who was very partial to Packard. Armchair Guide . . . continued fro

Although unrestored and needing TLC, this is a real W30 Olds 442 from 1972. WIDE OPEN THROTTLE by PATRICK SMITH 1972 W30 Oldsmobile Holiday . . . Some of you may be thinking, Whats the use All the c

16B Old Autos Monday, October 7, 2013 VINTAGE TRACTORS by RALPH WINFIELD More International Harvester tractors . . . AT ILDERTON, PARKHILL AND DAN PATTERSON CONSERVATION AUTHORITY Last month I hig

built highclearance tractors to meet the needs or demands of farmers who grewgrow tall crops such as cotton or tobacco. In many instances, only a few hundred of these high clearance tractors would be

18B Old Autos Monday, October 7, 2013 AUTO BIZARRO Wild and wacky anecdotal experiences of the automotive nut by ALVIN OTTO SHIER A lesson in power vs pollution In the spring of 1981, about the ti

Monday, October 7, 2013 Old Autos 19B This is a view of the odd looking 1923 OConnell SuperTruck . Here is a peek into the super twoway drive cab of the SupertTruck. Send a recent photo of your P

20B Old Autos Monday, October 7, 2013 Even Las Vegas has grown to the point where its pretty confusing. The old part is still fun, though. OUT AND ABOUT by HARRY DeYONG Lap of North America part

Monday, October 7, 2013 Old Autos 21B Derelict Ford . . . Heres one of the last Dodge big horn 900 models. KEEP ON TRUCKIN by NORM MORT in the commercial market, although Dodge built them well i

22B Old Autos Monday, October 7, 2013 In 1900 there were 4,192 passenger cars on the roads in America. That number had ballooned to 6,647,796 cars by 1960. In terms of trucks, there were no buses o

brain and spinal cord. Most people with MS are diagnosed between the ages of 15 and 40. Canada has one of the highest incidence rates of multiple sclerosis in the world, at 133 cases per Monday, Octo

24B Old Autos Monday, October 7, 2013 are using these subtle links to a glorious past to create a future where sheer beauty becomes a recognised part of Volvos identity. That journey starts with Co

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26B Old Autos Monday, October 7, 2013 The enthusiasts initial reaction to the Plymouth Laser lineup wasnt that positive despite some good press reviews and brisk performance. A Laser RS Turbo was c

1968 Fairlane 500. Possibly the best 100 I ever spent AUTOWA BIOGRAPHY by KEITH BOARDMAN part three The subject of my column will be automobiles of course, and since I live in Ottawa, the easy soluti

28B Old Autos Monday, October 7, 2013 orabilia, vintage license plates, advertising signs, small antiques, vintage paper, vintage toys, postcards, coins, bottles, records, glass, china and tins. Co

Monday, October 7, 2013 Old Autos 29B 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. Plea

30B Old Autos Monday October 7, 2013 1. VEHICLES FOR SALE 1. VEHICLES FOR SALE CHEVROLET 1960, IMPALA, 2 door hardtop, Bubble top, p.s., p.b., rebuilt engine and transmission, Colorado car, rust f

1. VEHICLES FOR SALE 1. VEHICLES FOR SALE 1. VEHICLES FOR SALE Monday, October 7, 2013 Old Autos 31B 1. VEHICLES FOR SALE 1. VEHICLES FOR SALE DESOTO 1946, custom club coupe, fluiddrive, origin

32B Old Autos Monday, October 7, 2013 1. VEHICLES FOR SALE 1. VEHICLES FOR SALE FORD 1951, convertible, radical custom, new lower price. Phone 905 6881338, St Catharines, ON. 1719p FORD 1951, VICT

1. VEHICLES FOR SALE 1. VEHICLES FOR SALE 1. VEHICLES FOR SALE Monday, October 7, 2013 Old Autos 33B 1. VEHICLES FOR SALE MERCURY 1949, SPORTS SEDAN, 4 door, 34,000 miles, solid Western car 12,

34B Old Autos Monday, October 7, 2013 1. VEHICLES FOR SALE 1. VEHICLES FOR SALE PONTIAC 1980, turbo Trans Am, owned for 22 years, all original, black, special edition, stored in winter 19,900. Ph

1. VEHICLES FOR SALE THUNDERBIRD 1959, for restoration, driveable and complete 3,000 1957 Ford Ranchero, 289 C4 auto., for restoration 2,000. davisbarryhotmail.com, phone Barry 519 9413483, Orangevil

36B Old Autos Monday, October 7, 2013 3. PARTS FOR SALE ISUZU DIESEL ENGINE, 1.8l, 4 cylinder, with automatic transmission, low miles 2,800. Phone 705 4294746, Wasaga Beach, ON. LANCIA, V4 gas eng

4. PARTS WANTED 7. MEMORABILIA 9. TRACTORS Monday, October 7, 2013 Old Autos 37B FORD 19701971, TORINO looking for rear window slats louvers. Phone John 519 2839658, Lakeside, ON. MERCURY 196

38B Old Autos Monday, October 7, 2013 14. SERVICES OFFERED OLD FART MECHANIC, projects wanted. Complete vehicle driveline, steering, brakes, wiring, etc. Phone Dave Fisher 416 5781303, www.ClassicC

Monday, October 7, 2013 Old Autos 39B 6th Annual B K Super Auction Sat., October 26th 2013 900 am Preview Friday October 25th 1000am 500 pm 19230 BATHURST STREET, NEWMARKET ON 500 lots of memora

40B Old Autos Monday, October 7, 2013 PM40050626 Old Photo Corner . . . LANT INSURANCE BROKERS A Division of Wayfarer Insurance Brokers Limited OFFERING 35 tth 35 h Don Mensch was born in 1934