Speedster Flathead on the Dyno

Assembly complete, now for some numbers
After completing reassembly of the flathead, we had Allied Engine check the Speedster’s powerplant on their dynamometer. Not that we thought it would blow up or anything, but we wanted it running like a pocket watch while we had the chance to play with it out of the chassis.

Some PVC pipe […]

Snow, mud, mountains: So you wanna live in Vermont?

Permit me, if you will, another indulgence in the vintage photography presented at the University of Vermont’s Landscape Change Program. We only scratched the surface of the program’s photo collection when we recently looked at the streets of Bennington and Miller Chevrolet-Cadillac’s old dealership. The archive has more than 35,000 photos, and unsurprisingly, most of […]

Hemmings Find of the Day – 1983 Toyota Starlet

Normally, racing is responsible for the destruction and abuse of cars, rather than the preservation of cars. However, in the case of this 1983 Toyota Starlet for sale on Hemmings.com, racing is the reason for its preservation, while its street-driven counterparts have all but rusted away by now. As always, we’d like to see paperwork […]