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Retro car restoration 2021, July

Moskvich 2140. Expensive gift! Dreams Come True.

Moskvich 2140. Expensive gift! Dreams Come True.

Hello! For a long time I have not appeared in the records, although I read everything. Took a little vacation, so to speak. But now I have a great reason! My old dream has come true, now I have become a real Moskvichevod? But I'd better tell you about everything in order. This morning I was in for a freaky surprise. Filmmaker ...

"Moskvich-407" in the original: a victim of the demolition of garages

"Moskvich-407" in the original: a victim of the demolition of garages

So, a detailed report on the demolition of garages in one of the old districts of Kiev. A subscriber wrote to me and said that metal garages from Soviet times were being demolished in the yards, and in one of them there was a Moskvich-407 in excellent condition. The car was barbarously dragged out into the street! Yesterday we drove along the specified a ...

Mercedes-Benz W124 E420 after complete restoration: $ 40,000 budget

Mercedes-Benz W124 E420 after complete restoration: $ 40,000 budget

Youngtimer is fashionable now. A huge number of people, including here, have nostalgic feelings for the cars of the recent past. In the post-Soviet space, German cars of the late 80s and first half of the 90s are especially revered: BMW 5-Series in the back of E34, Mercedes-Benz W ...

Cadillac Deville 1973. Automobile plant. 19th Jolly starts and much more.

Cadillac Deville 1973. Automobile plant. 19th Jolly starts and much more.

Hello! Summer has passed and we now live in autumn reality. I just want to say to myself - stop whining, pull yourself together ... In general, yes, we live on. And we have already passed the 19th Merry Starts. Many thanks to everyone who decided to support this humble undertaking, and it would not be right ...

Correct "six": VAZ-2106 1984 with a range of 23 thousand km

Correct "six": VAZ-2106 1984 with a range of 23 thousand km

Despite the multimillion circulation, it is not an easy task to find in our time a well-preserved "six" produced before 1987 (even with reflectors on the rear fenders). However, several months of persistent search have led to the desired result. youtu.be/NMv9dSLmgJY This beauty was discovered ...

Found a new export VAZ-21099, which stood for 25 years in the garage

Found a new export VAZ-21099, which stood for 25 years in the garage

After the summer vacation, we are opening a new season of garage finds and "time capsules". This time a subscriber from the Nikolaev region turned to me and said that his friend had a practically new VAZ-21099 in the garage, which had not been used for a very long time. www.youtube.com/watch?v…

Cars are also being restored in Nigeria. Well, it seems ...

Cars are also being restored in Nigeria. Well, it seems ...

Hello! It so happened that I did not go at all for a whole year and a half. There was not much to write about, and there was no time. Now I walked in and I feel like in the morning after a hard drinking binge: everything seems to be familiar, but I can't understand what's going on here)) So excuse me if someone in the last half ...

Ford LTD 1973. Ford will win everyone! Automobile plant. 13th Merry Starts.

Ford LTD 1973. Ford will win everyone! Automobile plant. 13th Merry Starts.

Hello! I continue reporting from our water world. I don’t know who and how, but here the rains do not stop. Now I don’t even remember when there was at least one day to pass completely without rain. In short, tin! Nevertheless, we have already passed the 13th Merry Starts! Everything is somehow fast. ...

Pontiac LeMans 1977. Automobile plant. 10th Merry starts.

Pontiac LeMans 1977. Automobile plant. 10th Merry starts.

Hello! How do you like this waterfowl summer? I still believe, in spite of everything, that the second half of summer will be warm and dry, without rain. It seems to me that this crane, somewhere from above, will finally end. In the meantime, we drove off our 10th Anniversary Jolly Starts! Our huge oud ...

Ford Custom 500 1968. Automobile plant. 7th Fun starts on Saturdays.

Ford Custom 500 1968. Automobile plant. 7th Fun starts on Saturdays.

Hello! Yesterday, this last Saturday, we skated the next, already the seventh in a row, our "pokatushki" Merry starts. I will say in advance, ahead of the exclamations, yes, the Seagull is not yet ready for the starts, but it will definitely be. But this time - this is the first Ford in our races. People have already begun to be indignant, they say - ...

Chevrolet Impala 1965 & El Camino 1976. Automobile plant. 12th Merry starts.

Chevrolet Impala 1965 & El Camino 1976. Automobile plant. 12th Merry starts.

Hello! Another weekend passed, and with them July came to an end. Two-thirds of summer is over ... Well, how is it, why does summer fly by so quickly? Or is it just me? Eh! In the meantime, our 12th Merry Starts took place last Saturday. Finally, we got lucky with the weather. It was sunny and dry - beauty ...

Found the cheapest Volkswagen Beetle (VW Käfer) in Russia for 225 thousand rubles

Found the cheapest Volkswagen Beetle (VW Käfer) in Russia for 225 thousand rubles

Today I will tell you about this wonderful car. Someone adores him, someone hates, but he does not leave anyone indifferent. We came to Khimki for the sake of one model that has become truly legendary, although in fact I am very interested in what the cheapest original beetle is ...

Buick 41 Special 1938.17th Merry Starts. Should Startam be in the fall? Vote.

Buick 41 Special 1938.17th Merry Starts. Should Startam be in the fall? Vote.

Hello! Summer is over, and last Saturday we had the 17th Merry Starts, right under the curtain of the outgoing summer. We can say an anniversary. We skated 17 retro cars this summer - that's a lot, an indicator. There are still many cars, enough for more than one season. This time the wonderful Buick 4 rode ...

Chevrolet El Camino 1976 & Cadillac Fleetwood Brogum 1989. Automobile plant. 8th Jolly starts and Youth Day.

Chevrolet El Camino 1976 & Cadillac Fleetwood Brogum 1989. Automobile plant. 8th Jolly starts and Youth Day.

Hello to all! Our 8th Merry Starts took place last Saturday. This means that for two months since the beginning of this whole venture, time flies. However. The starts went well, although in some places they looked more like water races ... On Saturday the weather was disgusting, it was raining all day, it was windy and ...

New VAZ-21099 with 994 kilometers mileage: first trip and summing up

New VAZ-21099 with 994 kilometers mileage: first trip and summing up

At the beginning of September we went to a small village near Nikolaev, where we bought another "time capsule" - a practically new VAZ-21099 with a range of only 994 kilometers. A 1993 car in the "wet asphalt" color fashionable for the 90s stood for a quarter of a century in a large heated garage, ...

Plymouth Fury wagon 1969. Automobile plant. 9th Merry starts

Plymouth Fury wagon 1969. Automobile plant. 9th Merry starts

Hello! This past Saturday, traditionally, we skated our 9th Merry Starts. Everything happens surprisingly fast! The past week was very difficult, there was absolutely no free time and it was impossible to engage in sensible preparation of machines. For myself, I thought that, if anything, t ...

Garage find: early "Zaporozhets" ZAZ-965 1961 release

Garage find: early "Zaporozhets" ZAZ-965 1961 release

Finding an early "Humpbacked" ZAZ-965 in our time is a great success. "Zaporozhtsev" with parking lights on the wings were produced only a few thousand copies, and only a few remained in good condition. The car in the photo - at first glance, is in a depressing state. However, with details ...

RIA News. Video about the Autocombine. The case when the haters have nothing to answer.

RIA News. Video about the Autocombine. The case when the haters have nothing to answer.

Hello! RIA Novosti made a news report about us. There will already be a hackneyed introduction, starting with the phrase - as always ... As always, we filmed half a day and half a day, Katyuha and I consistently and systematically talked about us and everything. The report was cut by TVC, which now I myself don't understand - what is it about ...

Pontiac Catalina 1976. We drove today in a chariot))

Pontiac Catalina 1976. We drove today in a chariot))

Hello! How did your May holidays go? Hope everyone rested well. We had the opening of a new season of our museum, all attention and energy were completely devoted to this matter, even the long-awaited pvrad on May 9, I could not watch live. In terms of the museum's work, holidays ...

Video from friends. New film?)

Video from friends. New film?)

Hello! Summer is coming, cool! However, how quickly time flies! As always, we have a lot of problems, worries, but also a lot of interesting things. We are developing a little, but more on that separately. Friends came and shot a bright video. I looked with pleasure. Somewhere censored, so 18+ youtu.be/G08jPiAJb...

Chevrolet Camaro 1976. Automobile plant. Fun starts on Saturdays. Who is next?

Chevrolet Camaro 1976. Automobile plant. Fun starts on Saturdays. Who is next?

Hello! Summer is in full swing, action is in full swing, pokatushki with might and main. On Saturday we skated our next, already the fifth in a row pokatushki Merry Starts. We drove a 1976 Chevrolet Camaro. But before I say a few words about the event, I really want to thank my readers and subscribers ...

Chevrolet Corvette 1972. Fun starts get more fun. Who is next? Gull?

Chevrolet Corvette 1972. Fun starts get more fun. Who is next? Gull?

Hello! Summer is already knocking persistently on the door, and the weekend turned out to be quite rainy, although it is also impossible to say that it is cold. On Saturday we had the next, which have already become traditional for our unusual enterprise, pokatushki-subbotnik Merry starts. What to say? Application for the main ...

Chevrolet Chevelle Malibu classic 1976 "Sheriff" on Saturday ride "Merry Starts". Who is next? Camaro or Seagull?

Chevrolet Chevelle Malibu classic 1976 "Sheriff" on Saturday ride "Merry Starts". Who is next? Camaro or Seagull?

Hello! How do you live in the state of the official calendar summer? I'm sure it's good. And on Saturday we had the next, fourth pokatushki - Merry starts. We drove this time on our famous in the circles Chevrolet Malibu 1976 with the party nickname "Sheriff". Our "Sheriff" is ...

Private car collections: from investment to beauty and back

Private car collections: from investment to beauty and back

Investments in art are quite common in world practice. The corporate and private collection of classic cars as well as other works of art underlines the status. Investments in non-core assets are still rare in Russia. However, the revival of, albeit a few, but ...

A bit of the element from Dzhankyard. Another photo.

A bit of the element from Dzhankyard. Another photo.

Hello! In good weather, everything is fine - it is a known fact, but in bad weather, there is something good. In general, I love the elements, all these storms and hurricanes. Not to say that I want this riot, but the element sometimes captures me to the very depths of my soul. There is real beauty in this pristine nature. Impressively ...

Camper from a hearse Cadillac Superior House Car 1958

Camper from a hearse Cadillac Superior House Car 1958

Few people want to be a hearse driver, but it's better to be behind the wheel than elsewhere. Imagine how to wake up inside a hearse? Nightmare, but for some it was commonplace. It would seem, where does the Cadillac? Now it's hard to believe, but many years ago, this famous f ...

The unique 1927 Röhr Typ8 / 50ps and the next "subbotnik" Merry starts.

The unique 1927 Röhr Typ8 / 50ps and the next "subbotnik" Merry starts.

Hello! I congratulate everyone on the coming summer and, although the weather today is not great, the summer itself promises to be warm and not rainy. Let's hope. And in our museum, rearrangements are constantly taking place and, to tell the truth, I have long since missed the thread of the chronological narration of our events. And ...

Few "pre-war".

Few "pre-war".

Hello! Today was a very busy day. From early morning until the last moment, we have been preparing the territory for the opening of our museum this season. We managed to do a lot, but also did not manage to do much, but the main thing is that this discovery happened! This is a big deal for me. To be honest, there was some ...

"Death is worth living - 2"

"Death is worth living - 2"

Exactly a year ago, we visited a place near Tukums where old cars live out their days on the field. There were also RAF buses that had already grown into the ground. At that time I called my photo reportage "Death is worth living" www..ru / b / 501073288374518464 /. Although he understood that many cars would never see another ...

Studebaker Champion 1951. First Soviet caste. We break spears for an idea. Interview.

Studebaker Champion 1951. First Soviet caste. We break spears for an idea. Interview.

Hello! So who jinxed here, tell me ?! Such was the excellent weather, warm, beauty dearly. So what? Now the frost has come. Brrr! Our winds howl with might and main, somehow not buzzing. So today is also Veles' day, according to legend - what the weather will be today, this is how spring will come true. Eh! Something ...

'90 Mercedes-Benz 560 SEL V126 • 002 246 km

'90 Mercedes-Benz 560 SEL V126 • 002 246 km

I don't even know which body markings should be used here: V126 or still W126. The handwriting of this stretch cannot be clearly defined. Looks like Carat Duchatelet to me. MBMax is inclined to believe that this is TRASCO-Bremen, and CADIFAN has confidently identified the work of Binz. I must admit, “one hundred and twenty ...

What is a BMW fan capable of? Mike and his dream garage. How much do BMW M5 E34 and E30 Convertible cost ideally?

What is a BMW fan capable of? Mike and his dream garage. How much do BMW M5 E34 and E30 Convertible cost ideally?

Prepare for an overdose of old classic BMWs. I went to visit Mike in California. He is a connoisseur of old BMWs, his garage and his projects just blown me away. In this video you will find three different BMW e34s (including the rarest M5), as well as a tiny e30 cabriolet ❤️ Look at the condition of these cars ...

Buick 41 Special 1938. Continued. Departure to the street and the first meters.

Buick 41 Special 1938. Continued. Departure to the street and the first meters.

Hello! So quietly we overwintered and entered the calendar spring, in fact, from which so far there is little sense, but, nevertheless, it's nice! Now time is working for us, as they say - the soldier is asleep, and the service is going on, and we just need to wait, because - real spring is inevitable! U ...

Buick 41 Special 1938. Continued. Aggregates have been registered.

Buick 41 Special 1938. Continued. Aggregates have been registered.

Hello! While the debate is raging - who, why and how to live well in Russia, we are still indulging in our buns and fixing the primus ... in the sense - our wonderful Buick 41 Special 1938. ...

Chrysler New Yorker 1966. A Tale of the Dangers of Smoking and Public Opinion! Continuation of work. Front doors!

Chrysler New Yorker 1966. A Tale of the Dangers of Smoking and Public Opinion! Continuation of work. Front doors!

Hello! It’s spring outside the window, the snow is melting, which means that it’s time to sum up some milestone results for the past winter period. What to say? The winter turned out to be tedious and practically everything had to be done with an effort of will, enthusiasm was at the very minimum. However, there is progress. By this time I ...

Restoration Mercedes 190SL W121

Restoration Mercedes 190SL W121

Technically, the term "restoration" means the return of an item to its original state after any violation or change. For classic cars, this means that the car will return to the state it was in when it left the factory or the plant in which it was made ...

My Oldtimer Gallery in Sokolniki. A couple of thoughts - about the main thing)

My Oldtimer Gallery in Sokolniki. A couple of thoughts - about the main thing)

Hello! Another Oldtimer Gallery of Ilya Sorokin in Sokolniki has passed, the 28th in a row. Spring is in full swing! This is somehow even wild to understand, but I still remember well the first OGIS advertising sign at Autoexotics in Tushino. And I don’t remember what year it was ... Yes, probably it was still the banner of the first gala ...

Pontiac Starchief 1953. Unprofitable project. Thoughts and spiteful.

Pontiac Starchief 1953. Unprofitable project. Thoughts and spiteful.

Hello! Once a few days ago we had a sunny day and I involuntarily stopped near one of our cars, I just could not pass by such a beauty! You know, for so many years I have been fond of cars, how many different and how many I have, and even this Pontiac I have known since 1994 ...

1967 Lincoln Continental Convertible Suicide Doors. Passion for "suicide" 4. Continued. Reconstruction of the "water pipeline".

1967 Lincoln Continental Convertible Suicide Doors. Passion for "suicide" 4. Continued. Reconstruction of the "water pipeline".

Hello! It has been a long time since I published updates on working with another of our long-term construction projects - Lincoln Continental 1966. There is very little time, but this Lincoln is already bored with this one. The machine, of course, is not to blame for anything, but it's a shame that all the time we are falling into all the bad and where it seemed ...

Chrysler New Yorker 1966. Continuation of the adventure. Frank and inexplicable.

Chrysler New Yorker 1966. Continuation of the adventure. Frank and inexplicable.

Hello! The New Year holidays are in full swing, but we are not resting. There is a lot I want to do in the coming New Year, so we are raking the old tails in order to take on the next worthy accomplishments in full force, and we have a whole field of these accomplishments) There are several Packards and many others ...