Lloyd Bakan’s “First” Hot Rod

Tuesday, August 25, 2015
Lloyd Bakan’s “First” Hot Rod

If you know your 50s Hot Rod cover cars, then you are probably very familiar with Lloyd Bakan’s 1932 Three Window Coupe. He was only 22 years old… continue reading »

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An A for Action

Friday, August 21, 2015
An A for Action

As you read this, cars have already started prowling the streets of Joplin, Missouri, in anticipation of the H.A.M.B. Drags. Chopped coupes with big-inch motors snarl and superchargers… continue reading »

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A ’40 (Coupe) to Freedom

Friday, August 14, 2015
A ’40 (Coupe) to Freedom

There’s been a lot of talk about ’40 Fords in the hot rodding world recently. For a body style that recently turned 75, they are capable of looking damn… continue reading »

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The Hunters Car Club

Monday, August 10, 2015
The Hunters Car Club

A few weeks back, I got an email from a 73 year old gentleman named Al Zale. Al was president of a Santa Ana car club titled, “The Hunters”… continue reading »

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A Mystery “A”

Friday, August 7, 2015
A Mystery “A”

Whenever you put together a piece of writing with any degree of merit, it’s critical to identify the who, what, when and where. Tell the reader more than… continue reading »

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The Gershenberg ’32 Roadster: Subtle Improvements

Thursday, August 6, 2015
The Gershenberg ’32 Roadster: Subtle Improvements

Ryan’s post on the Cannarozzi ’29 really stoked my flames for a Roadster post, so here we go. You may recognize Jerry Gershenberg’s Deuce from the July 1954 Hot Rod magazine,… continue reading »

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The Randy Cannarozzi ’29 – FINISHED!

Wednesday, August 5, 2015
The Randy Cannarozzi ’29 – FINISHED!

On April 29, Keith and I setup Rex Rod & Chassis in the shop space attached to The Jalopy Journal World HQ. Fifty four days later and his… continue reading »

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Strip Scorchin’ Sedan

Friday, July 31, 2015
Strip Scorchin’ Sedan

Beware of crosswinds when this Tudor hits the strip. Some drag cars sit high, some low and some just hang out there. This sedan seems like a predecessor to… continue reading »

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