Will it Run? Episode 3: Things to do with Used Cars
Smashing up a bunch of cars in a field. Some sweet jumps and crashes near the end. Watch for the General Lee Neon , the #43 Petty Intrepid Superbird, and the Messershmidt 109 Mercury Topaz. A great way to spend the day, for sure. Lots more smash-up derby racing to come! Music: Beethoven's 9th.
Will it Run? Episode 4: 1957 Dodge Regent
Got a 57 Dodge out of a field. Parked for over 40 years! Can we get her to
go under her own power? Its a 230 c.i. 6 and a 3-on-the-tree. Latest in the
series about just getting old stuff to run, for no really good reason. The
1957 Dodge Regent was a Canadian model, roughly equivalent to the Plymouth
Savoy. I like all these Exner-era Chryslers. Lots more to come!
Three Car T Bone Accident With Injuries - Spanaway / Frederickson
October 4, 2009. Spanaway aka Frederickson. The driver of the Aerostar
van is believed to be a fault running a red light and getting t boned by
the Ford pickup. The impact great enough to cause the van to roll onto the
Volvo. The van driver was ejected and transported to a hospital. I do not
know if the injuries are serious. He was not wearing a seat belt. This
was at the intersection of Canyon Road East and 176th Street East at about
10:45 AM. Pierce county sheriff deputies invested the accident and Graham
Fire and Rescue responded.
Will it Run? Episode Nine: 1962 Plymouth Belvedere
Hi! Cold War Motors just bought this horrible 1962 Plymouth; can we get it
to move again? It had been completely disassembled and left outside for
many years. The engine is seized, and the budget for repairs is zero, as
usual. Some unique problems, with it being a push button automatic, and
trying to jam in a later- model engine...
Its a bit longer than my other vids, I hope you like it! No more music,
as per viewer requests.
Thanks everyone for watching, commenting, and subscribing! More to come!
Will it Run? Episode 7: 1964 Rambler 660 "Cross Country" Station Wagon
Cold War Motors just picked up this tidy 1964 Rambler 660 Wagon. It's got
the 196 c.i. ohv 6 cylinder engine and a 1 barrel carb. It's a 3 speed auto
with manual steering and brakes. Let's get it to go! The fuel pump was
shot from sitting so long, but otherwise the Rambler was complete. I think
the car has been off the road since the early 80's, judging by the bias
tires and old registrations. As per viewer requests, no more music! Thanks
for checking it out!
1974 Dodge Monaco "Bluesmobile"!
Just a short video of my 1974 Monaco. Hope you like it. This was a green
civilian unit that I painted and weathered to look like the old cop car
from "The Blues Brothers".
Will it Run? Episode 5: Trade-in Time for the 1966 Fury!
Time to make some room! This 1966 Plymouth Fury is finding a new home. It's
a former "Will it Run?" car, has it got one more run in it? The 225 slant
six / 904 automatic - powered Fury II 4-door sedan sat in a field since
1980, and after a little rehab, was running nicely, if a little blue.
Can't save'm all though, so off she goes...
More Used Car Abuse
An insightful glimpse into the minds of tomorrows leaders.
Witness the maximum depreciation inflicted on the rare and priceless 1997
Toyota Special Commemorative Edition Sox & Martin Tercel by the vicious
Team Oldsmobile and their secret weapon 1992(?) W-30 Ninety-Eight Brougham.
Don't miss a chance to catch a glimpse of the Special Touring Parade
Phaeton Plymouth Caravelle for 1980 in Buford T. Justice livery, of course.
OK, so we're not exactly savin' the fuckin' whales around here.
Will it Run? Episode 14: 1978 Saab 99 Part 2 of 3
Hi! This time we're going to have a go at getting this '78 Saab running!
It's been sitting around for over 15 years... I bought it last year, and
last month I decided that I would try to get it operational and maybe even
plate it and use it for a daily driver.
Well, it needs a lot of work... the fuel pump, lines, and accumulator are
all shot, the heater is leaky and smells terrible, the wiring harness is
burned up, and the roof and deck lid are peeling and rusty. Also, someone
took a lot of the car apart years ago and never put it back together! The
Exhaust is leaking badly, and the
wheels and tires are mismatched. Well, the budget is still zero, so we'd
better get busy!
Thanks everyone for watching and subscribing! Please rate and share with
your friends if you like this kind of thing... cheers!
My 93 Ford Aerostar Starts Up After A 7 Year Sleep
Starting it to take it with me when my house gets sold once the water
damage is repaired. As I was trying to rock it out of the ground it because
it sunk in over the years I did a small burnout with it in the dirt.
By the way, doing a burnout with the door open like that. Bad idea, as you
can see that I smoked my own ass out. lol
This van has served me well. My family took me and my brother on road trips
with it and then I took it on my own road trips when I was using it
I parked it in my backyard by my storage unit in 2007 and it hasn't ran or
moved since until 1-15-2014. The reason why I parked it was because the
overdrive goes on and off until it reaches 70 mph. That and I have to add a
quart of oil to the engine before reaching 3,000 miles on an oil change.
But it survived my mother over heating it in it's early life before I owned
it. It has 271,000 miles on it and I didn't think that it was going to
start after sitting for so long with seven year old gas in the tank. But
you can see the look on my face in the video that I was impressed that it
did. Just by putting a battery in it and getting the starter to loosen up
and finally turn the engine over.
The reason why I broke the passenger side window is because the door was
stuck shut and I was trying to get it open.
Why did I park it instead of getting rid of it? Well original I was saving
it to take it to Dave's Farm and finish what ever life it had left in it
over there. But now I have a new idea. I'm going to take it to a Demolition
Derby and have fun with it before junking it. It had a good life and run
and now we party.
V8 Aerostar ( 5.0 HO )
Ford should have made a V8 Aerostar. I got 5 mpg better than the 2.8L V6
5-spd, it sounds better, and its more fun to drive (power). Sitting 1 ½
inches lower with large swaybars made it handle like a car. I've had A LOT
of fun with this van, now it's time for a change. If you ever get a chance
to be part of the Hot Rod Power Tour I highly recommend it. It doesnt
matter if you do the long haul or just one venue, you wont regret it or
1991 Aerostar and 1993 Astro cold start/walkaround
Starting up my Ford Aerostar and Chevy Astro, Exhaust sound, and walkaround. Both are nice
vans but I prefer the Aerostar due to mpg, driveability, and space. Will do
a video for van dwelling and rubber tramping in the Aerostar soon. Thanks
Ford Aerostar Actuator Rod Repair
Shows how to remove a steering wheel and replace an actuator rod on a 1996
Ford Aerostar AWD XLT. This is an intense repair and it is important to
have all required tools before starting otherwise you can easily get stuck
and require a tow truck and a mechanic to complete the repair process.
If your vehicle won't turn off (turned on, but now turning the key is doing
nothing) and you have a Ford (I can't say all Ford owners will be able to
use this advice) then pull the ignition switch out (first thing shown on
the video is the ignition switch hanging right below the air bag power
connector) and pull that metal pin sticking up towards you. This will turn
off your vehicle.
Will it Run? Episode 11: 1950 Chevrolet Fleetline (Part1 of 2)
This is the latest installation in our series on salvaging junk cars and
trying to get them to run, for no really good reason. This time our subject
is a 1950 Chevrolet Fleetline Deluxe, parked since 1966! Parts of the
engine are missing, and so are the seats. The budget for repairs is about
$20, as usual. We'll trade our junker pickup for the missing parts. I
traded a couple of dead Mercs for this Chev because I thought it should be
saved, and not parted out. Join us for a tour of Coyote Auto Salvage as we
find the missing parts and take our new treasure home. In part 2, see if we
can get it to go, and look a little better, too. Re-uploaded due to
steady-cam feature malfunction.
Thanks for checking it out!