The purpose of this Blog

This blog is to detail my 43 years (1973 - 2016) with a 1928 Chevrolet tourer, affectionately called "The Red Chev".

The acquisition, restoration, improvements and my experiences over the years are covered in as much detail as I can remember.

Some of the later postings include car club outings and other vintage car items that I hope will be of interest to people.

If you have the time, scroll back to where it all began in 1973 and follow the journey so far.

Thanks for dropping by.

Regards Ray Dean

See my new section "The Red Chev - Repairs, Improvements, Maintenance and Technical Details" located on the left hand side of the screen.


Thursday, September 20, 2012

Octoauto, 1910


‘The Octoauto was an eight wheel car created by Milton O. Reeves, using a 1910 Overland and four more guncart-style wheel. Over 20 feet long, Reeves claimed that by having eight tires, each tire lasted longer.’



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