How did we ever restore cars without the Internet? At Gunner’s Great Garage we are workling on a 1960 Daimler SP250, which is a fairly rare machine. You don’t find parts for it at the NAPA store or even in the J.C. Whitney Catalog. In fact, in the pre-internet era, parts may have been “unobtanium.” Today things are different. In just a little over and hour, we googled up some links, “chatted” with some Daimler enthusiasts in Australia. made contact with a British fan of the car and soon had a complete set of images showing a first-class restoration of a SP250. Any car collector who doesn’t use the Internet today is definitely “behind the curve.”
Gunner’s Garage with John Gunnell
"Gunner" is one of of the most prolific authors and most visible characters in the old car hobby. He has written dozens of books about old cars for Krause Publications and is the former editor and publisher of Old Cars Weekly. His collecting pursuits range from old Pontiacs, to MGs, to retired police cruisers, to Indian motorcycles. He remains a frequent contributor to Old Cars Weekly and owns and operates Gunner’s Great Garage, a classic car restoration and gift shop in Manawa, Wis.
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