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Four-Links – dirty old cars, sunk C/K, Lacey Lady, Wanderer to Gomoh

Published in blog.hemmings.com

Should we feel bad about driving old cars for their negative environmental impact? John Simister ponders how to reconcile caring for both clean air and for classics over at Goodwood.

* The photo above isn’t an optical illusion; the C/K pickup has actually been slammed and cut to sit like that, as we see from Engine Swap Depot’s recent article on it.

* The story behind the Lacey Lady – the B-17 bomber that served for decades as the canopy for an Oregon gas station – is pretty wild, as the Smithsonian’s Air and Space magazine recounts.

* Over on FIVA’s blog, Gautam Sen tells the story of the Wanderer that played an important role in India’s fight for independence from Britain.

* Finally, via Silodrome, something for McNessor: a handful of stories straight from the mouth of Malcolm Smith.