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