1963 Studebaker Daytona Lark Wagonaire

Bob Carlberg of Rialto, California (and his dog, Rambler) took three full years to build and paint his 1963 Studebaker Daytona Lark Wagonaire, and handled the entire process himself, except for the front seats. It [Read More…]
Hot Rod Galahads

Hot Rod Galahads

Circa 1955, this vintage video profiles the Ramblers Car Club of Miami, Florida and explains “squirrel mills”, or speaking english, a high speed nut-house”. Watch “red-blooded American boys become victims of their own pistons, healthy thyroids, and yankee ingenuity” [Read More…]
Auto Polo - The Sport of the Brave

Auto Polo – The Sport of the Brave

Auto polo was invented in the United States with rules and equipment similar to equestrian polo, and of course used automobiles instead of horses. The sport was popular at fairs, exhibitions and sports venues across the United States and several areas in Europe from 1911 until the late 1920s. [Read More…]
How Differential Gears Work
Automotive Basics

Understanding Differential Gears

I got into a discussion some time ago about welding a rear-end on a street vehicle – It became clear that the guy I was discussing this with did not fully understand how a differential works. This video was made in the 1930’s or so and is the best explanation I have seen to date. [Read More…]