Remembering the “Kansas King”

Friday, June 26, 2015
Remembering the “Kansas King”

He may be the King, but there’s not a whole lot to say about him. There may be records on him, but those are all gone for now… continue reading »

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The Satan Bowl – 1939

Wednesday, June 17, 2015
The Satan Bowl – 1939

Oh my… 1939. Busti, NY. Imagine thrashing the living shit out of your roadster in the Satan Bowl. I honestly can’t think of a more fun way to… continue reading »

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The Guy Next to Wally…

Thursday, June 11, 2015
The Guy Next to Wally…

Thats all I knew him by… The guy crouched down next to Wally Parks. Just in this one picture of the 1946 SCTA Officials, found in Veda Orr’s… continue reading »

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The Bernie Couch Interview

Wednesday, June 10, 2015
The Bernie Couch Interview

One of my favorite features in The Jalopy Journal #3 is the coverage of Bernie Couch’s photography. Frankly, it’s one of the best archives of early hot rodding that… continue reading »

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The Glass Image

Monday, June 8, 2015
The Glass Image

If you compare a really good fiberglass ’32 body against a steel Brookville unit, the differences are negligible. Even so, I have no interest at all in fiberglass…. continue reading »

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SCTA Vintage Photo Album

Tuesday, June 2, 2015
SCTA Vintage Photo Album

The Southern California Timing Association just posted quite a few old pictures from their past meets, and with the yearly pilgrimage to Speed Week a mere 3 months away I figured these… continue reading »

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The DeChamp ’31

Monday, June 1, 2015
The DeChamp ’31

I’m working on a feature that will run later this week and don’t need the distraction of a “filler” article for The Jalopy Journal this morning. So, I… continue reading »

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Rod & Custom’s Greatest Covers of the 50s

Tuesday, May 26, 2015
Rod & Custom’s Greatest Covers of the 50s

Its still hard for me to accept that Rod & Custom is no more… Sure, I know the reasoning, the business and economic issues, etc., but what an amazing… continue reading »

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