This car was off the road for 27 years. The engine came from the other DS (See video "Engine swap...") which was also off the road for about 20 years.
I borrowed the "Sweet" from Dave's Farm (Thanks Dave). I hope he's not gonna sue me :oD
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Der Scheunenfund: 20 klassische Mercedes-Benz im Bergischen Land aufgetaucht
Mehr unter: http://www.mercedes-fans.de/inside/inside_artikel/id=5761
Davon träumt doch jeder Auto-Fan: "Einmal einen Scheunenfund machen." Uns
war das nun vergönnt. Zusammen mit den Spezialisten des Fachbetriebs für
historische Fahrzeuge, v-classics, durften wir bei der Bestandsaufnahme
eines Scheunenfunds live dabei sein. 20 klassische Mercedes-Benz-Modelle,
ein BMW Barockengel und ein Käfer Cabriolet wurden aus einer Scheune im
Bergischen Land zu Tage gefördert. Wir haben aber nicht nur fotografiert,
sondern auch gefilmt! Eine Sternstunde der ganz besonderen Art. Mehr unter
1909 Cadillac First Start in 79 Years
This 1909 Cadillac was stripped down into a speed car, raced and then
parked in 1934. I was acquired in the early 1960's for restoration. The
restoration was put on hold for many years and then re-started a few years
ago. After multple checks of the ignition and timing we finally achieved
the first start on July 28, 2012. There is still more to do to tune the
engine and sort it out for driving later this year.
The spray on the first try happened when we left the primer cups open. It
runs better with them closed.
And the owner did make it a bit easier by adding an electric starter to the
For more of the story see the HCCA Gazette, May - June 2009.
To see how things turned out, see the related video, 1909 Cadillac first
drive at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qEy0KagVrIw
6 Peoples Reactions to the CRAZY 900hp 3Dx Evo
We had a blast giving people rides in the Evo, even had a guest driver when
we gave Miss Thai Thai a ride after her photo shoot! See what people
thought about the car, caught a lot of people off guard.
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Citroën DS - Sostituzione di uno pneumatico
Grazie alle sue sospensioni idropneumatiche, sostituire una ruota su una DS
(1955-1975) è facilissimo!
Thanks to its hydropneumatic suspension, changing a tyre in a DS
(1955-1975) is very easy!
Grâce à sa suspension hydropneumatique, c'est très facile de changer un
pneu sur une DS (1955-1975)!
Nota: declino ogni responsabilità in caso di danni o problemi di qualunque
genere derivati dal seguire questa procedura sulla propria vettura. Il
video è solo una dimostrazione amatoriale, per effettuare lavori fare
sempre riferimento ai manuali della Casa costruttrice.
Note: I decline any responsibilty for any damage or inconvenience arisen in
connection with following this procedure on your car. This video is just a
private display, do always read the Manufacturer's operating manuals before
Cold Start the 1971 Citroen DS 21 Safari!
Cold War Motors just bought this great old Citroen DS. It's a bit tatty and
will need a restoration (as soon as I'm finished my other one!), but still
runs and drives nicely. These old Cits are a bit grumpy in the cold, and
this one hasn't been on the road for a while now, so the battery was pretty
tired. I hooked up some cables to a better battery to see if we could get
her running for a last little drive before it gets put into storage. I just
love these cars, and I wanted a break (wagon) to go with my sedan. This one
is a standard shift with power steering and brakes. Looks like Stella
wants to go for a ride, too!
1947 Ford engine starting after 31 years
Old Henry, our 1947 Ford, engine starting after 31 years.
For video of the car's first drive shortly after click here:
For video of the car's second drive with the old man that purchased the car
in 1959 click here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2OImNZD7L6U
For later photos of the car restored and on the road click here:
Here's a recent one driving in the snow:
Here are all of the road trips he's been on since we restored him:
Monument Valley in March 2013:
Bryce Canyon in February 2013:
Milford, Utah in December 2012:
Nevada and Idaho in November 2012:
Rocky Mountain National Park in September 2012:
Yellowstone National Park in May 2012:
Death Valley in February 2012:
Pike's Peak in July 2011:
Route 66 in April 2010:
Citroën D-Special Snowy Start
Cleaning the snow off the '72 Citroën D-Special as part of its weekly
start-up. This was the day after the January 7th snow storm.
Lamorghini Miura Unearthed | Chasing Classic Cars
Wayne takes a quick pit stop in the Midwest to inspect a rare Lamborghini
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CitroMobile 2011 #1 LE DANDY - HENRI CHAPRON door: Rob Jansen StudioXLM
In dit korte item over de DS 'Le Dandy' gaat eigenaar Hans Bohlmeijer,
vergezeld door zijn vrouw Monique van Schaick wat meer in op de specifieke
kenmerken van deze prachtige auto, gebouwd door Henri Chapron.
Helaas is het geluid in alle 4 de items 'CitroMobile 2011' wat overstemd
omdat ik zo stom ben geweest mijn hoofdtelefoon te vergeten, waardoor ik
niet of nauwelijks referentie had.
Citroën SM Australia Car Delivery
Picking up a restored Citroën SM from Citroën SM Australia. Video shows
car start up and detailed engine bay. The car is a 1973 3.0l 5-speed in
Vauxhall 10 - First start in 41 years
I'm afraid this is now for sale. Have a look at eBay and you will see -
have a bid if you would like to own it. I'm afraid I just don't have time
to do the work (and won't be hppy with a rough job if I rushed it) so it
will have to go. See http://www.abs-zero.com (click through to 'the old
site') and also the listing on eBay at
9pm on Wed 24th July 2013).
Thank you to everyone who has looked at this and taken the time to write a
nice comment - they really have been appreciated. :-)
I still own the other Vauxhall 10 and will keep that a while longer as it's
already part restored. If anyone wants to see it, I'll make a similar
video and upload it. My plan to have two Vx10 cars restored to pass on to
my two boys will have to wait a while... :-)
My new project - I bought this in September 2008 as a barn find - it had
been stored in a barn for over 40 years. This is the first time anyone has
attempted to run it, note the 6V electrical system being Boosted by a 12V jump pack - OK for short
periods if the 6V battery is good.
The fuel system is still unproven at this point, so running was achieved by
pouring a small amount of fuel directly down the carburettor - there's no
reason why it shouldn't fire up straight away in normal use, but here it
presumably starts out flooded. Oh the joys of carburettored engines!