Author Archives: Kit Foster

Q&A with Kit Foster: April 2, 2009

Discussions on 1933 Chevy serial numbers; the HT-4100 engine; and the Consul Classic 315 sedan. More »

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French Connection: Rétromobile 2009 salutes alternative energy

This year, Rétromobile, France’s premier old car event, looked back on some of the industry’s historic challenges, choosing alternative energy as a theme. More »

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Q&A with Kit Foster: March 26, 2009

Another word on finding the earliest rear window defrosters (was it on the ’52 Rolls-Royce?); discovering the assembly location for a ’49 Cosmopolitan; an unidentified radiator shell; and a reader hunts for a horn ring for a ’57 Ford Fairlane. More »

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Q&A with Kit Foster: March 19, 2009

This week, Kit fields questions on an Edelbrock CA6 manifold and how to determine rpm’s. Also, continuing discussion on possible condenser problems with a 1956 Lincoln Premier; and the search is on for spark plug wire configuration for a 1934 Ford flathead V-8. More »

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Beaulieu Autojumble: car swappin’ British style

After reading about the Hershey’s AACA Eastern National Fall Meet in the 1960s, Michael Ware, now-retired director of Britain’s National Motor Museum, got to thinking: maybe a similar car event could be held in England.  Thus evolved the Beaulieu Autojumble. More »

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Q&A .. With Kit Foster

Answer man Kit Foster tackles questions on Ford databases, state-issued pseudo-VINs, and an exhaust for a 1957 Chevy. More »

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