Four-Links – Airstream appeal, DPL flood, Jeep speed, Willys 99

Four-Links – Airstream appeal, DPL flood, Jeep speed, Willys 99

What exactly makes the Airstream so popular to this day? To answer that question, the National Trust for Historic Preservation spoke with Airstream restorer Matthew Hoffman about the aluminum-clad campers.

* According to the Detroit Free Press, the National Automotive History collection at the Detroit Public Library suffered slight damage last month when a sprinkler pipe burst, flooding part of the library’s Skillman branch.

* How fast can an old Jeep go? How slow can one go? Ken Bushdiecker at CJ3B.info examined those questions from just about every conceivable angle, so sit down for a deep dive on the Jeep’s capabilities, physics, and other ruminations.

* Willys was in an awkward position when, in 1933, a judge overseeing the company canceled production of the upcoming Model 99 — after the company had already printed brochures featuring the car. Mac’s Motor City Garage has more on the 99 that never was.

* This week David Conwill, Hemmings associate editor, found some footage of a Model T tour in Montana in 1981. Interesting to compare the hobby then versus now.


Source: www.hemmings.com/blog

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