When Hollywood Needs Period-Correct Automobiles, They Come To This Car Lot In Louisiana – Cole Pennington @Petrolicious

Great article with excellent photography to match from Cole Pennington at Petrolicious and his visit to Richard Brown at Wheels in Motion in Louisiana.

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Read Cole’s article here

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Post-War Ford Flathead V-8 Engine Rebuilder Shop Tour Part I – The Old Motor

An excellent photo essay on a Flathead V8 rebuilders operation back on the day.

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The rest of the article is here on The Old Motor and as always the content is of a very high quality

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Brand New Boss & Mach 1 Mustangs on the Horizon from Classic Recreations

Classic Recreations lands licensing agreement with Ford for new high-performance pony cars

Read the article from Larry Edsall at Classic Cars.com Journal  here

 

 

Salesman’s 1939 Ford coupe – Classic Cars.com Journal

Here’s a pick of the day from a few weeks back by Ben Golfen at Classic Cars.com. It’s a lovely 1939 Ford V8 Coupe rocking the Flathead and a glorious colour scheme from the Swift Premium Co and has been in the same family since 1942!

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Ben’s article on the car can be found here and The listing is here

Coys London Auction 24/04/18 Lot 132 – 1974 Studebaker Avanti

Lovely Avanti II “continuation car” being offered at the next Coys auction in London at a very reasonable price

You can see the full description here on Coys website

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You can also read some background on the Avanti on the Keith Martin’s Sports Car Market website here

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This Original-Owner 1968 Shelby GT500 KR Never Sees a Trailer – From Automobile

One of the difficult issues when profiling a car so well known, such as the Shelby GT500 KR, is figuring out what new information can be brought to the story. 1,356 more words

via This Original-Owner 1968 Shelby GT500 KR Never Sees a Trailer — Automobile Magazine

Orrin W. Fox’s Used Car Lot in Pasadena California – From The Old Motor

Orrin W. Fox’s used car lot was located at 2345 East Colorado Boulevard in Pasadena, California, when this promotional photo for Fox, dated by the source was taken in 1933. 126 more words

via Orrin W. Fox’s Used Car Lot in Pasadena California — The Old Motor

Car Hop Service at Staley’s Drive In Restaurant – From The Old Motor

Staley’s first restaurant pictured above with “Curb Service” in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, was a constructed in 1937 in conjunction with a local oil company. In addition to food, Shell gasoline and oil products were sold at the restaurant at this location. 126 more words

via Car Hop Service at Staley’s Drive In Restaurant — The Old Motor

Chicago History & Automotive Heaven with Richie Zie

Discovered some really interesting content from Richie Zie on www.richiezie.com

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Richie’s site has a wealth of Chicago related automotive content to listen to and download in both audio and video format. He also has a radio show on WCGO 1590 AM Sunday’s at 12 Noon Chicago time.

 

The 5 Rare Finds Inside the Hemmings Motor News Garage – Sean Evans, The Drive

Everyone in the old car hobby knows of Hemmings and the various titles that they publish (I’m subscribed to most of em!)

I’m not sure however that everyone knows about the excellent small but perfectly formed museum that they have on site at Bennington Vermont headquarters.

You can read Sean Evan’s excellent article here on The Drive

Yet another museum for the bucket list!