Month: July 2022

Old Cars Reader Wheels: 1968 Pontiac Firebird convertible


Frederick Holsinger is living everyday living to the fullest with his daily-pushed ’68 Firebird.

This is what he had to say about his pony Poncho…

“My vehicle is Aegena blue with a white convertible top rated. It sporting activities a350 two-barrel with an computerized, ability steering and guide drum brakes. When I acquired my automobile it was about 90% unique. From time to time with original autos most areas are worn out. The unique engine and power glide have been changed with a ‘9 350 and 3-speed computerized. Entrance electricity disc brakes have been included for protection and drivability. The authentic engine is now becoming rebuilt and will acquire its rightful spot.”

“Only the Front seat addresses and carpet has been replaced, all other pieces are initial. The trunk has under no circumstances been repainted and has the original room saver spare and Jack.”

“The motor vehicle is a each

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Bowls, boxing, basketball: Birmingham’s bonanza of sport | Commonwealth Games

“Ten, 9, eight, no wait around, I’ve obtained forward of myself, 9, eight, seven…” The Birmingham Commonwealth Online games commenced with this out-of-synch countdown in (and of course I had to triple test this) Royal Leamington Spa, exactly where, at just long gone 8 on Friday early morning, 80 finely-honed athletes submitted out of a small wooden pavilion in Victoria Park to begin the very first of 9 days of ruthlessly aggressive garden bowls. Helpful Game titles my foot. Go inform it to Wales’ 5-time environment winner Laura Daniels, who wiped out a 59-calendar year-aged Falkland Islander called Daphne Arthur-Almond 21-2 even though you had been finishing your breakfast.

God but they should have spent a good deal on bunting in Leamington. They’ve place up miles of the stuff. It is remarkable they’d anything left in the price range for the 2,000 seat arena they’ve crafted way too. Nigel

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“Putin’s bikers” Russian Motorcycle club “Night Wolves” facing riding ban in Europe

“Putin’s bikers” Russian Bike club “Night Wolves” struggling with driving ban in Europe
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The Russian Motorcycle club “Night Wolves” usually referred to as Putin’s Bikers, have been bundled in the Europe’s newest draft of sanctions on Russia.

Russia’s Night Wolves bike club, or Putin’s Bikers, are going through a probable using ban in Europe because of to their “Pro-Kremlin” stance, as perfectly as their near ties to Russian President Vladimir Putin.

The latest draft of EU sanctions on Russia have involved the bike club chief, Alexander Zaldostanov, a few associates, as well as the biker club registered in Russia’s money metropolis of Moscow, as described by the euobserver.

Zaldostanov has been such as in the sanction draft for “actively supporting Russian point out propaganda via publicly denying Ukraine’s proper to statehood and calling for the ‘denazification’ as perfectly as the ‘de-Ukrainisation’ of the region.”

Josef Hambalek,

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Dodge Challenger and Charger could rock V8s into next generation

Every discussion about the following-era Dodge Challenger and Dodge Charger twin arrives with a variety of ellipses, as no a person exterior the company — no one particular who’s speaking, anyway — is guaranteed of what the coming LF and LB products will bring. Motor Craze thinks it can fill in some lacking bits crucial to enthusiasts, citing resources for news that a Hemi V8 motor turning the rear axle will continue in the lineup. With Dodge having stated that it programs for 50 % its merchandise variety to be battery-electric by 2030, it was specific the gasoline-burning tradition would carry on, but it was not crystal clear how a lot of cylinders would be liable for the burning. 

The only concern we have about the MT report is that it promises a Challenger and Charger will ride on a “new, significant Stellantis rear-drive system” that “will be independent

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