Members’ Stories

Chronicles of your motoring adventures, tips for other members, tales of finding that perfect car …
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  • 20160726 Dinosaur Classics Tip o’ the Hat to Jim Colburne for the link to the Daily Mail’s story about cars from the 70s and 80s that are at threat of extinction in the UK. There’s a bonus report of the Festival of the Unexceptional to underline the story. I wonder how many, if any, of these models are still on ...
  • 20160609 NZ Charity Auction This 1963 Humber 90 sold for NZ$45,000 (CA$40,800) at a charity auction to raise funds for the Wanganui Cancer Society in New Zealand. It was donated to the Wanganui Cancer Society after being thoroughly restored by one of their volunteers.
  • 20160609 Alberta Auction Highlights James Tworow reports on an Alberta Auction: Smoking deals on some old British cars at a recent auction here in southern Alberta, my friend went and reported some of the results to me… The cars were being sold at no reserve…
  • 20160602 How Elsie and I got together I’m repeating this story from November 2014 to kick-start the Member’s Stories section of the website … My first Morris Minor after 50 years of driving! I spotted this 1960 Morris Minor L.C.V. for sale in Ottawa, Ontario on the internet on October 7th and initiated a conversation with the vendor – on October 16th, I agreed ...