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MIKE’S ‘59 RAMBLER

READERS RIDES JIM WEICHERDING His name is Mike Shea. He resides in the town of Spencer, Massachusetts. Our January Issue of Motorhead Magazine READERS RIDES features his 1959 Rambler American Nash classic car.

system along with air conditioning for those hot and cold days of cruisin around. This Nash also features a Flowmaster dual exhaust that rumbles

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of the car shows he attends across New England and other states along the east coast. Mike only had this vehicle for a short time but last year he cruised to York, Pennsylvania, Syracuse, New York, Lake George, New York and Burlington, Vermont, in between all of the local area car shows and cruise nights. I have been going to car shows and cruise nights with Mike for more than two decades and believe me, he loves attending and showcasing his cool classic cars, hot rods and trucks at these venues. He often buys and sells them throughout the years and it helps add to the mix of the vehicles he drives to and from these automotive events. Mike has already won a couple of hot rod show trophies with his ‘59 Nash and I’m sure that he will take home even more trophies in 2022. Mike is a great guy and knows a lot about classic cars and trucks so don’t hesitate to ask him about his own rides when you see him at any car shows and cruise nights this cruisin season. A season that cannot arrive soon enough for Mike and the rest of us.

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WHAT’S COMING NEXT IN CAR SAFETY? 5 AREAS TO KEEP AN EYE ON

By ALEXANDER BELSEY Recent times have marked a global shift in many practices, industries, and ways of operating. This is perhaps especially true of transport — which has seen major changes due to national lockdowns, a reduction in commuters, working from home, and other restrictions. But several new areas — especially regarding safety — are now emerging. Read on to discover five of the key ways that driving and transport may change, becoming safer and adapting to the ‘new normal’.

Number 1: ‘Safe Exit Assist’ Technology The first impending change in car safety is the release of ‘safe exit assist’ technology. This can include cameras, sensors, and other details that are designed to increase the safety of leaving the vehicle.

Many drivers, whether they use their car for work or personal use, are investing in ways to keep their car clean and hygienic in light of the global pandemic. This may mean carrying masks, sanitary gloves, cleaning solutions, antibacterial wipes, and more — but it could also develop into more permanent solutions such as creating an inbuilt area of the car designed for carrying such materials. There may also be more sophisticated ventilation and onboard sanitation systems developed, as well as more widely practised cleaning routines. In many cases, these are already a requirement of employers who use professional drivers. Increased cleanliness and hygiene is expected to become more widely implemented, and may even start to impact on the manufacture of the car itself.

Number 3: A Growth In Professional Drivers An under-discussed safety issue has been the rise of professional drivers on the road, while other regular drivers - such as commuters or parents doing the school run - may have been confined to the home. While professional drivers may even be safer than regular drivers, as they may have undergone specific training, their increase may increase congestion on the roads. Many people have become aware of the reasons to use couriers or special delivery services — whether for personal or professional use — and this has changed both the number and type of drivers on the road. This is expected to impact road safety going forward, and it remains to be seen whether roads will become less crowded during the return to ‘normal’, or more congested due to the continued use of professional drivers and delivery vehicles.

Number 4: Augmented Reality While not yet widely implemented, it is expected that new technologies such as augmented reality and thermal imaging will soon become significant in-car safety tools. Augmented reality may be used to project images into a driver’s field of vision, highlighting real-life hazards such as pedestrians waiting to cross, dangerous vehicles, or a sudden upcoming bend in the road. Thermal imaging is also being used in the manufacture of new cars to reduce the dangers of driving in low visibility. Opening a car door can be hazardous for the person leaving the vehicle — such as if a motorbike rider, other drivers, or a cyclist passes and injures either themselves or others. This is an especially common problem when parking is close to a cycle track, or in particularly congested urban areas. The technology is designed to make exiting a car safer not only for those leaving the car, but also for anyone in the vicinity. More manufacturers are exploring incorporating this technology into new vehicles in the hope of reducing a serious current safety issue.

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will be watching as you set the car in the beams.”. But he handles the pressure well and he truly enjoys spending time with the children. He truly believes that they are the future as he explains “seeing the kids get excited about this sport gives me great confidence that they will keep it alive for a long, long time”. My own son, Motorhead writer, Xander Yessaian is a big fan of Carl and his Cobra Jets and this year for his birthday got a full shop tour of all the Cobra Jet cars.

and this reputation would eventually be defended by his son Carl Tasca Senior who currently holds countless World records since the return of the production Cobra Jet in 2008. One of Bob Tasca Senior’s greatest joys was experiencing the 2008 Cobra Jet in all it’s glory. I was lucky enough to have also been a part of these great moments and can remember the first time I saw the car in person. Better than that however, I can remember seeing Bob Senior glowing with pride, knowing that his life’s work was still recognized, appreciated, and about to once again fill the history books with his own son behind the wheel. Carl Tasca remembers this day as well, telling us “…I remember my father’s reaction the first time he saw the new Cobra Jet in person. He was speechless, he had tears in his eyes, he was just so proud. This is a vision of my father I will never forget and a moment I cherish every single time I fire up one of these cars”. According to Carl Tasca Senior, “the technology in the new car was phenomenal, it was definitely ahead of its time, just as the original car was when my father set out to reestablish Ford in it’s rightful place at the top of the mountain”. The 2008 Cobra Jet, piloted by Carl Sr, immediately put the rest of the world on notice. Carl continued to better his own records as the quickest and fastest Cobra Jet in the world, enjoying tremendous successes that he humbly attributed to “doing this just for fun” and “contributing to his family’s legacy”. A couple years later Carl took delivery of the 2010 Cobra Jet and it is this particular car that I have literally hundreds of photographs of, taken from the starting line and Winner’s Circle at New England Dragway in Epping, NH. With Carl Tasca guiding its path, the 2010 Cobra Jet was the first production vehicle in the 7’s, reported from Bradenton FL, to have gone 7.96 at 174 MPH. That particular car, to this day, holds the record of Fastest Cobra Jet with a track scorching 7.54@ 185.5 mph elapsed time. The 2010 car would eventually step aside for the current Cobra Jet, a 2016 model.

During this trip Xander was asked if he wanted to see a very special vehicle. This particular Cobra Jet was a 2018 model that commemorated the 50th Anniversary of the historic moniker and was sent to TASCA before anyone else’s in the world, with a serial number of ONE. Granted, I’m sure my son didn’t understand the full scope of how amazing it was to be allowed in the driver’s seat of this car but years from now I can almost guarantee that no other kid on earth has experienced some of the vehicles Xander has. This was a very special offering from Ford Motor Company and something that Carl Tasca explains as an unbelievable show of respect, “… for Ford Motor Company to remember and honor my father fifty years after his original offering is simply unbelievable. But my Father lived his life for this company and this humbling gesture proves just how influential he was to the success and longevity of Ford Motor Company”. For some reason that very last quote from Carl somehow stuck in my head- “the success and longevity of Ford”. Because even today that’s what the entire Tasca Automotive Group prides itself on; establishing customer relationships that will allow you to keep product line at the head of the pack. Carl explained it well “in this business you need to be proactive, you need to set the bar and keep raising it out of reach of your competition”. And before I could mention the future of the automotive industry or electric cars, Carl Tasca took the words out of my mouth. He explained “before half the world even knew there was an electric Cobra Jet my nephew Bob Tasca 3rd had already set a world record as the fastest production electric vehicle in the world and then bested his own record with a ¼ mile pass of 8.12 @171.97mph”. I’m not saying that was “expected” of the TASCA family but at some point, they were going to hold that record. Carl has said it before in past interviews with us, “the Cobra Jet was my Father’s Baby and it is only fitting that the glory of it’s success stays in this family”. Based on what Carl himself has done with multiple Cobra Jet cars, there is no doubt whatsoever that Bob Tasca Senior will be smiling down from above as his family continues to be “King of the Road”.

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MISSOURI CAT By ROB MAY and KEVIN DOLL Making its den in Adrian, Missouri (60 miles south of Kansas City), this 1969 Mercury Cougar XR-7 lives with owner Kevin Doll. Scott Parrish of Prolook Studio provides the photography.

further research, it proved to be a numbers matching car. While the Mercury was in fair condition, it needed a lot of body work. Right rear quarter panel and left floor pan both needed replacement. Bottom door corners had their usual rust holes, and the outer wheel well corners had rust issues as well. Under the vinyl top looked really bad.

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This gorgeous ‘34 Ford 2-door Sedan has been cruising the east coast for the past 20+ years with Ken and Barbara Burghardt of Cranston, RI, enjoying the ride. They made numerous trips from the Burlington Nationals in Vermont to the Turkey Rod Run in Florida, and many additional events in between, enjoying their adult years. Ken started the hot rod adrenaline rush very early in life with a ‘48 Ford coupe and a Flathead at the early age of 16, having lived in the Huntington Avenue area and working at the Valley Street scrap yard near River Avenue. He built, with assistance, a bullet proof Cad/LaSalle geared tranny that wouldn’t break (like the first 5 did) that was mounted behind the extremely modified Flathead, with an Edelbrock intake (state of the art at the time). At 18 years old, he bought a ‘55 Mercury convertible purchased from Lee Kaplin (Jake’s brother) located on Reservoir Avenue, in Cranston, in the early 1960s, and quickly converted it to a standard shi� and built the engine with numerous upgrades including a tripower setup, with Stromberg 97’s. He later worked at New Look Autobody, then at DiOreo Bros. salvage yard. Almost 7 years passed, soaking up all the hands-on experience he could from these 3 facilities, before being dra�ed into the army and stationed at Wainwright, Alaska at the age of 22. Ken did his 6-year obligation with 24 months active service. At 28 years old, he started in the plastering business working for Zabbo Plastering, then started his own successful business with a partner. However, the hot rod hunger was never satisfied, so he purchased a channeled ‘33 Plymouth coupe from a private owner in Massachusetts, a�er seeing an “auto hunter” advertisement. Unfortunately, the car suffered a severe Continued on Page 38 32| Motorhead Magazine - January 2022

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During the Fall season of the year 2021, a concerted effort to buy the property containing New England Dragway was proposed to the Board of Directors of the racing facility. The Board met in open session before the body politic on December 2nd, 2021. A vote was called for on the proposal,

Jack Doyle, had this to say about the important event, during a phone interview, shortly after the important meeting “The rank and file met on the topic of the sale of New England Dragway and they stayed true to the original concept that New England Dragway, is a race track built and founded for the racers, by the racers. They refused to take a 12.5 million dollar deal. They said no thanks, we’d rather stay racing. So you can’t ask for any stronger support than that. There were very few people looking to sell. So it’s full speed ahead for 2022. We had a good year last year and if we can stop playing with lawyers and go racing, we’ll do even better this year.” The 12 million dollar proposed was on property valued at close to 5 million dollars. That the voters saw fit to say no to potentially doubling their money say a lot about their love of New England Dragway. In the days preceding the vote, an on-line petition started by New England Dragway racer Kharri Nimmo Khoury, of Derry NH, on the web site “Change.org.” saw 34,622 faithful New England Dragway supporters sign on in support to “Save our track.” This sent a very clear message to the NED Board of Directors, prior to the vote.

which was soundly voted down by share-holders with a vote of 428 to keep the facility as is. 78 voters, cast a vote to sell the property, and 7 voters abstained from voting. These numbers were verified by founding member

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The race track is more than just a racing facility to hundreds, if not thousands of New Englanders as is evident by the almost 35K signatures of the petition. The track has been in operation since September of 1966, when an association of motivated racers banded together, pooled their assets and created the track. Many of them, like Jack Doyle, who was there the day the race track opened,


ALE AVERTED would never sell, no matter what the price. You can’t put a price on piece of mind. Mr Doyle has served the track since long before it was opened and he will never waiver in his commitment to keep the facility “For the racers – by the racers.”

In the early years, Jack hired a local racer, Don Roberts, fresh off his tour of duty in Viet Nam, to drive Jack’s dragster and Don went on to a stellar career

in drag racing going coast to coast. Don also became a manager at NED, as was Jack Doyle. Many big name drag racing careers started at New England Dragway. Some legends of the past like Funny Car racers Al Segrini and Arnie Karp are but two of many that cut their teeth on the 1320 racing surface. The current voice of the NHRA, Brian Lohnes also started his career at the Epping, NH facility on the microphone calling the racing action live. Since the National Hot Rod Association began racing its premier national events at New England Dragway in 2013, not a year has gone by that the fans of New England haven’t provided a sell-out crowd during an NHRA National event.

to the facility for shows like the annual Jet Cars Under the Stars. Held each August, thousands of NED fans and racers fill the pits and the thunder can be heard and felt for miles around. On June 3-5, 2022, the NHRA New England Nationals will return to the facility and again, thousands will fill the stands and pit areas. The racer’s pits during the NHRA Camping World drag racing series will once again be shoulder to shoulder with fans and the fastest professional racers in the world.

Local racers from New England and beyond, refer to NED as their “Home away from home.” There is no place they would rather be. And they have no desire to sell this place they call home from April 1st through October 31st, every year. For some, business is business, but there are more important things in life than profit and loss. Like loyalty, devotion to purpose and cause. Drag racing is more than a sport. The racers become extended family. Friendships that span a lifetime are common among drag racers. Families are started, new business ventures grow here fostering employment. Drag racing is much more than just trying to go fast. At it’s core, it’s all about the people. That’s the most important part. And the loyal people of New England Dragway have spoken.

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CHECKING OUT THE ELECTRIC AUDI Q4 E-TRON AND Q4 SPORTBACK E-TRON By FLORI MUN

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and large wheels while the lines are drawn with precision over clean and reduced surfaces. The new Audi Q4 Sportback e-tron has a coupe-like roofline that ends in a powerful rear section where the spoiler is placed far down on the two-part window. The aerodynamic design is typical of Audi where form also follows function. The Q4 e-tron has a cw value of 0.28 while the coupe shape in Sportback gives an even lower air resistance value of 0.26. Both models can be equipped with Matrix LED headlights that illuminate the road to the maximum without dazzling other road users. The driver can also tailor the digital daylight and choose between four different signatures, a novelty that Audi is first with. In addition to the basic version, the exterior variants advanced and S line exterior is also offered. Thanks to its versatile character, the Audi Q4 e-tron and Q4 Sportback e-tron are perfect for everyday use. The outer dimension of 4.59 meters in length provides impressive interior space.

equipped with another innovation - a head-up display with augmented reality (AR-augmented reality). The information from the assistance systems and the navigation symbols are then projected on top of the real environment at a distance of about 10 meters, which makes it easy for the driver to follow the directions. Both models are offered in several variants for different customer needs. The entry-level variant Q4 35 e-tron has a battery with a net capacity of 52 kWh (55 kWh gross), while the Q4 40 e-tron and Q4 50 e-tron quattro has a larger battery of 77 kWh net (82 kWh gross). The new Audi Q4 35 e-tron and Q4 40 e-tron are rear-wheel drives with outputs of 170 hp (125 kW) and 204 hp (150 kW) respectively. The top model Audi Q4 50 e-tron quattro is also equipped with two electric motors with a four-wheel-drive that gives a total power of 299 hp (220 kW) - enough to do 0 to 100 km / h in 6.2 seconds with a top speed of 180 km /hrs.

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Q4 40 and 50 e-tron have a heat pump as standard, which i.a. uses the excess heat from the high-voltage battery to temper the interior, which also helps to reduce consumption, especially on longer trips. The Audi Q4 35 e-tron can be equipped with an optional heat pump.

Another advantage in everyday life is long-range. The Audi Q4 40 e-tron has a range of up to 511 km (WLTP) on one charge. Thanks to a maximum charging capacity of 125 kW, under ideal conditions it takes 10 minutes to charge the battery to run 130 km (WLTP).

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The interior of the Audi Q4 e-tron and Q4 Sportback e-tron is designed to create an airy feeling. The instrument panel faces the driver and is divided into two separate units with two screens and the gear selector located in a separate unit. The sporty S line interior is also offered with a seat upholstery consisting of recycled polyester. The infotainment and navigation system are mainly regulated via the center-placed MMI touch screen of 10.1 inches, which will also be available in 11.6 inches towards the end of the year.

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CYCLONE IN MAINE

By ROB MAY and KEVIN GERVAIS No need to check the weather reports – yes there are Cyclones in NorthEastern USA! Kevin Gervais owns this fantastic 1966 Mercury Cyclone GT in Vassalboro, Maine. We start the New Year by continuing the Light Metallic Blue theme Rob May often promotes. Kevin was leaving his house to pick up his daughter and checked Marketplace. “This car had been posted for just four hours. I immediately called my brother and sent him the pics. His response was ‘Why the hell aren’t you there buying it’. I hopped in my truck, texted my wife to get our daughter, and started the 40-minute drive.” Two miles from the seller’s house, Kevin was pulled over for speeding. “My heart was racing when I told the cop I had good reason. His response ‘Really?’ I said, ‘Sir, there is a 1966 Cyclone GT with a Tri Power setup for sale down this road and I need to get there before its gone’. He replied, ‘Oh, Jamie’s blue car?’ ‘Yes!’ He gave me back my license, said slow down and good luck. While negotiating with the seller he advised me there had been so many calls and interest in the car. and it was only for sale for a few hours.” Kevin knew the seller wasn’t going to deviate from the price much as he knew what he had. “An older gentleman had just stopped and was talking to the seller. I interrupted and made my offer with the promise that the cash would be here in 20 minutes. He asked me what I was going to do with the car, and I replied, ‘Drive it!’ He said that’s what he liked to hear, and we sealed the deal with a handshake.” Although the Mercury had been stored in a barn for 26 years, with fresh oil and gas Kevin had the 390 44| Motorhead Magazine - January 2022

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or fixing only what is broken for now. I want to keep the car in its original condition as it rolled out of the barn.” Unfortunately, a blown head gasket and three cylinders with low compression left Kevin with no choice but to pull the motor and start the engine rebuild. “While dissembling, I discovered 3 pistons with broken rings, a blown head gasket, worn cam, 5 aftermarket pistons, and 3 OEM. Rod and crank bearings had a stamped date of 1975 which may indicate the time period the motor was last rebuilt. I was surprised to see the bores were still STD size.” As of today, the block and heads are at the machine shop (Steve Benner, Farmingdale ME) waiting in line to be magnafluxed and decked. Steve gave Kevin great info and history to help with rebuild options. “When I told him the Tri Power must stay, he laughed and said I could gain an additional 30-40hp with a modern intake/carb setup. Yes, I understand but the Tri Power stays!”

Although he lives in another state, we talk often about the car. Thanks to my wife who puts up with my late nights in the garage.” “Well, I’ve put 15 gallons of fuel so far and only drove it a few miles before running into mechanical issues. First test drive quickly brought back memories of driving my Fairlane. The nostalgic ‘old car’ smell is unmistakable. The loud exhaust, whining transmission, lack of power brakes or steering brings you back to that era. The big block power pushing you back in the seat as you accelerate and shift as quickly as the car permits brings an instant smile. Any Motorhead will tell you this is why we spend all the time and money to keep these cars running. Hopefully it will be back together and ready for some shows next summer.”

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We recommend doing research and getting all the information you can before making the change to Evans Waterless Coolant. Please visit the website, www.evanscoolant.com to learn more. We’ve also included a few commonly asked questions below to help understand the true advantages of this life changing technology. How does Evans Waterless Coolant function differently in the cooling system? EWC avoids the boiling condition at stressed temperatures, which is the weakness of water. EWC remains a liquid, keeps engine component temperatures safe, reduces pressure, and avoids rust and galvanic erosion. With Evans, you have constant “liquid-to-metal” contact, ensuring consistent heat transfer, and avoiding hot spots. With the absence of water, Evans prevents corrosion, electrolysis, and pump cavitation. Does Evans offer freeze protection?

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15 CARS WOMEN FIND IRRESISTIBLE By carsoid.com/15-cars-women-find-irresistible/ Men have always thought that having a hot car will help them with their romantic life, which, to be honest, tends to be true. After all, it is a lot easier to get lucky in a Ferrari than it is in a Civic. One problem with that theory is that men’s and women’s definition of “hot car” isn’t always the same. Apparently, women have their own ideas of what constitutes a great car and pay little attention to what men think, and nobody bothered to ask them. Who knew women are so complicated? And that is not even the worst part of the story. According to some research, women tend to see men who display their wealth as shallow and not really husband material. They think that such men are prone to promiscuity, selfabsorbed, selfish, and less trustworthy. Think about that before you enter that Porsche dealership. Despite all that, there are some exceptions and, believe it or not, women know their stuff when it comes to car brands and can be very picky about what

they find an acceptable level of flaunting one’s money. To complicate things further, they like to see a man that cares about the environment, but also prefer powerful, classic cars. So, all you have to do is find a classic American Muscle car with zero emission, preferably from the 1960’s, and you are all set. Since those are hard to come by, it would appear that your choices are limited to either a Prius or a Mustang. Fortunately, there are more than just those two and we have a full list below. Take your pick from one of these 15 cars women find irresistible. 15. JAGUAR E-TYPE When Enzo Ferrari calls a car the most beautiful in the world, you know that designers did a marvelous job. Even today, E-Type is source: hemmings.com considered the standard of industrial design. No wonder it catches the eyes of ladies worldwide.

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European style is always appreciated and many ladies just can’t resist Porsche’s charm. 6. JEEP GRAND CHEROKEE

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