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THE HISTORY OF THE HYDRAMATIC TRANSMISSION
as told by Bob Elton to Steve Rohde.
There Really Is A Free Lunch!
Well, a magazine actually.
I get a lot of magazines – mostly through subscription. Yes, as in I pay money.
Sometime last year, I received – snail mail or email, I really don’t remember – a solicitation for a free magazine. Yeah, sure. This magazine, REINCARNATION, is truly amazing! Of all my print magazines, it is my “Go To” magazine when I fetch the mail. Better still, it is web-based with periodic email updates! Yes, all free! I like free.
The magazine has a history. Don’t we all? About 15 years ago, a predecessor, Kit Car Builder, was founded by Jim Youngs, a good friend of REINCARNATION’s editor, Steve Temple. Upon Jim’s retirement, Steve acquired the publication and, as expected, made some changes. Steve’s new publication morphed into Car Builder, to more-accurately represent the preference of most folks who wanted a completed “kit car”. Fast forward, a trade magazine publisher approached Steve about selling the magazine. Thus, the birth of REINCARNATION. This magazine is web-based with a print copy.
I encourage you to take a look at the magazine - find it at, www.rcnmag.com
Once you take a look at it, there you will find a place to request your print copy.
There’s more. The focus of this magazine is “continuation, replica, and low volume automobiles”.
Happy Reading, Bill January 2018
13 Years Ago
10-15-05 at The Piper's home on N Territorial Rd in Dexter, MI.
We are gathered, with directions in hand, as Dave & Donna describe our Color Tour driving route to Hell, MI.
We are the Members of the WLEC. Welcome to our website.
Our SDC Chapter was Chartered in 1981.The WLEC is generally located in the Toledo, Ohio - Detroit, Michigan areas.
Please feel free to visit our web site for event updates.
Our President's Cars are featured here in a Slideshow. Harvey & Julie's '50 Champion Starlight Coupe and '71 Avanti II are seen at WLEC Events.
Our next event will be July 14th - Saturday at 11 AM - The Popcorn Museum, Holland, Ohio.
Next, we'll go to Charlie's Restaurant for lunch and a meeting on Central Avenue in Toledo.
We hope that you can join us.
THE BIG NEWS: The WLEC will be hosting the 2018 Crossroads Zone Meet on September 6th & 7th in Archbold, Ohio at historic Sauder Village.
7 YEARS AGO
Donna Piper flies the U.S. Air Force KC-135 Tanker mock-up simulator during our chapter's tour of The Yankee Air Museum at historic Willow Run Airport in Belleville, Michigan on April 16, 2011.
Please Check Out The Two New Items On This Home Page, Below Our Group Photo:
A Photo Slide Show Of Our President's Cars and A Flashback Photo or two !
WLEC Members tour the SANGB U.S. Coast Guard Facility, Sept 11th, 2014
Something new, from WLEC Member Bill Krueger .........
Updated: 7-01-18 hs
This great photo was taken 14 years ago (6-04-2004) at the Ypsilanti Orphan Car Show in Depot Town's Riverside Park.
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