The mystery of the Cuban skycar

On a suggestion from one of our readers, I picked up Richard Schweid’s 2004 book on 1950s cars in Cuba, “Che’s Chevrolet, Fidel’s Oldsmobile: On the Road in Cuba.” While I didn’t find exactly what I was looking for in the book, I did come across a couple other tidbits worth mentioning.
One of them dealt […]

Hemmings Find of the Day – 1967 Jeep CJ6

Hey, isn’t that 1967 Jeep CJ6 too big to be used in Shriner’s parades? From the seller’s description:
Jeep 1967 CJ6, rare, runs, great condition, used in Shriners parades, no rust, original V6 Buick engine, low mileage, new top, recent restoration
For sale out of Baton Rouge, Louisiana, for $11,975. See more Jeeps for sale […]

Now where’d that flathead go?

Just waiting on the block to come back from the machine shop before we complete reassembly of the speedster. The 1934 block has poured babbitt main bearings so we had Allied Engine here in Bennington send the block out to have the babbitting done. As long as no other parts are needed, it should go […]