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Soda blasting vs Sand blasting

posted in: am-news garage, news on August 05, 2009 at 09:55 PM
tags: soda blasting sand blasting metal
Before starting major metal work on my 54… I was planning to get the car soda blasted or sand blasted. I’d like some input on which way to go. What…

Valve Cover Racing

posted in: am-news garage, news on July 08, 2009 at 09:45 PM
tags: valve, cover, racing, kids
I’ve only seen valve cover racing once. So did my kids, and they loved it. Can anyone provide step by step instructions on how to build a valve cover racer?…


posted in: am-news garage, news on June 22, 2009 at 10:19 PM
tags: winnebago, customized, artists, trailers, foose
Saw this Winnebago at the side of the highway the other day. It had a for sale sign leaned up against it. Got to thinking, what would it look like…

Springs Church Car Show - June 20th

posted in: am-news garage, news on June 20, 2009 at 11:51 PM
tags: springs, church, winnipeg, manitoba
Went to the Springs Church Car Show in Winnipeg Saturday June 20th. Good turnout. Great cars. Captured a few images you’ll find in “my vehicles.”


posted in: am-news garage, news on June 20, 2009 at 09:22 PM
tags: custom, chicken delight, manitoba
You never know what you might come across cruising the highways and byways of central Manitoba. I spotted this at a local used car dealership. If memory serves… it was…

Vintage Cruisers Show and Shine

posted in: am-news garage, news on June 16, 2009 at 09:12 PM
tags: vintage cruisers portage la prairie show and shine island park
The Vintage Cruisers Car Club of Portage la Prairie Manitoba held its annual Show and Shine Sunday June 14th. With marvelous weather, the show that usually attracts just over 100…

Haunted Hot Rod

posted in: am-news garage, news on June 09, 2009 at 10:54 PM
tags: haunted hot rod poem hudson manitoba canada
My 8-year old son Hudson is now a published poet. His entry was accepted by the Canadian edition of the Young Writers of Canada Book of Verse called Fireworks, Fleas…

50's Ford Fans Alert!

posted in: am-news garage, news on May 25, 2009 at 10:48 AM
tags: fabulous, 50s, ford, club, manitoba, edsel, fairlane, mercury, victoria, montery,
Okay 50’s Ford Fans… go to “vehicles” in my “garage” to see a lot a beautiful 50’s Fords, most of which belong to members of the Fabulous 50’s Ford Club…

Classic Commuter? Opinions Wanted

posted in: am-news garage, news on May 02, 2009 at 11:55 PM
Just wondering if it’s realistic to think we could use an “older” classic or custom vehicle as a daily driver. My commute to work is a little over an hour…

Deuce of Spades - The Movie

posted in: am-news garage, news on April 22, 2009 at 10:59 PM
tags: deuce of spades movie 50s cars hot rods
I may have missed it, but I haven’t heard any buzz on the Hub about the upcoming movie Deuce of Spades. I’m not sure when the release date is.. but…

Tools In Every Workshop

posted in: am-news garage, news on April 21, 2009 at 07:50 PM
tags: tools, funny, workshop, metal, hammer, knife, cutter, sander, welding, gloves, torch, sockets, drill, saw, hydraulic, jack, hoist, compressor, garage, work
I was talking cars and building cars (as I’ve been known to do from time to time) on my am-radio talk show one night, when a listener sent me this.…

Frenching headlights - feedback wanted

posted in: am-news garage, news on March 19, 2009 at 01:45 PM
tags: frenched headlights custom
I’m in the process of frenching the headlights on my 54 Mercury Monarch. I want some feedback on whether to go with the Hagen kit set up.. or the more…

Car Buddy Poetry

posted in: am-news garage, news on January 27, 2009 at 09:10 PM
My 12-year old daughter Victoria (my son’s name is Hudson) has been challenged to present a wide variety of poetry on a particular subject.. to her classmates at school. Since…

Car Shows

posted in: am-news garage, news on January 05, 2009 at 03:40 PM
I would sure love hearing about your experiences at different car shows across North America. I’m always looking to add another “must go” destination to my list. For my part,…