Tag: Swap Meet

Old Ford Rally 2019 – British Motor Museum

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This years Old Ford Show at the British Motor Museum at Gaydon was very well attended by cars up to 1995. The admission ticket gave access to the show and full entry to the excellent museum. The showground surrounds the Museum and the Collections Building with it’s mainly Jaguar and reserve car content

This is a predominately UK Ford based show but the American based turn out was of a good quality with a stunning 1904 Ford Model C a highlight.

The swap meet was of a pretty good quality if mostly angled towards the newer cars, John Cochran and Brian Bignell. The MAFCGB had a good variety of Model As represented.

Dallas Auto Parts Autumn Dig Out – Cold Ash

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The summer/autumn “dig out” swap meet at local vintage Jeep dealer Dallas Auto Parts, quite a few pitches selling Jeep and vintage militaria. The most interesting aspect was the Jeep aspect of the Dallas setup

Dallas sell complete Jeeps and also just about any part you would need to maintain or restore a vintage Jeep, from oils and grease to entire body kits.

 

 

The Nu Minis: LA Style Mini Trucks Are Back! – Pomona Swap Meet (via Daniel Strohl)

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When it comes to automotive history, every decade adds it’s own chapter to the story. On Sunday, June 2nd, the Pomona Swap Meet is happy to be showcasing an important part of SoCal’s car culture from the 1980s. That’s right… the Nu Minis Truck Club will be posted up on the Main Aisle in our Classic Car Corral!

The Nu Minis (@NuMinis_SoCal) feature “LA style” mid 80s to early 90s import mini trucks (think Nissan 720s, Mazda B Series trucks, and Toyota SR5s). The Nu Minis only have one chapter, but they’ve got sixteen active members bringing some serious 80s nostalgia wherever they go!

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Treasure Hunting at Hershey, the World’s Largest Old-Car Swap Meet

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For the last 60 years, every October, old-car enthusiasts have converged on Hershey, Pennsylvania, for the mammoth four-day, Antique Automobile Club of America (AACA) Eastern Division National Fall Meet. Known simply as “Hershey,” it’s the world’s largest old-car flea market.

Nearly made it there last year, unforeseen circumstances got in the way!

Hopefully I’ll get there one day?

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Wiper Motor Success!

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I’ve managed to purchase a NOS vacuum wiper motor via the Swap Meet section of the Ford Barn which is great news.

Only slight drawback is that the motor is in Tennessee USA, and would have cost $114 to ship!!

Good thing is that my Sister in Law visits Tallahassee Florida regularly, and can bring it back in September, shipping $20 🙂