Monthly Archives: December 2017

Winter Rallies In The Northeast USA For 2018

The winter rally season is about to get underway in the northeast USA.  Right now we have lots of winter weather here – snow and very cold temperatures. My Merkur XR4Ti Being Readied For The 2009 Winter Challenge The New … Continue reading

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Problem With My Basic Roamer At The 2017 Le Jog Rally

I had a couple of questions about the problem that I had with my Basic Roamer at the recent Le Jog rally.  This post will attempt to illustrate the problem that I had.  A Basic Roamer or similar product is … Continue reading

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Hemmings Article About The Chrysler Slant Six Engine

After my recent post about the Ford hot rod that I saw with the Chrysler Slant Six, there was a comment posted by “Charlville” that referenced an article in the December 2017 issue of Hemmings Classic Car magazine about the … Continue reading

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There Was Another Slant Six Engine Before The Chrysler Slant Six

My last post was about a hot rod powered by the Chrysler Slant Six engine.  The Chrysler Slant Six is the most famous slant six engine in North America.  However in many parts of the world there is a slant … Continue reading

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Ford Hot Rod With The Chrysler Slant Six Engine

I recently posted a story about seeing a Ford Ranchero at the Bristol County Rod Show, but there was a hot rod there that was quite unusual.  It was a Ford Model T hot rod with an unusual hot rod … Continue reading

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The 1957 Ford Ranchero Started A Trend

This summer I attended a car show hosted by the Bristol County Rod Club.  I saw lots of interesting cars, one of which was a 1957 Ford Ranchero.  This was the first version of a car/truck style that continued for … Continue reading

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The Rover V8 Engine

I recently acquired another car book written by Graham Robson.  This book is called “The Rover Story”, not surprisingly about Rover cars and the famous Land Rover. Rover cars were never common in North America.  The thing that has always … Continue reading

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