The Mystery Of The Illuminated Goodyears

Monday, July 6, 2015
The Mystery Of The Illuminated Goodyears

For years, the image you see here has floated around the internet with little to no information attached. In fact, a common caption reads something like this: “In 1961,… 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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An Interview With Eric Black

Thursday, May 28, 2015
An Interview With Eric Black

When I was a kid, my dad had a Bill Mitchell penned concept of the 1963 Corvette hanging on his office wall. I think that was the start… continue reading »

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Frustrated Customizer: GM Designer Carl Renner

Tuesday, May 19, 2015
Frustrated Customizer: GM Designer Carl Renner

If you don’t recognize Carl’s name right away, that’s because Harley Earl often gets full credit for the entire GM Design Team’s work. If you think the first generation Corvette,… continue reading »

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F**ked In Argentina: Photos Of The Con

Monday, May 18, 2015
F**ked In Argentina: Photos Of The Con

Those of you that have read The Jalopy Journal #3 might be familiar with the last feature story in the book titled, “F**ked in Argentina.” Without doubt, that… continue reading »

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Happy Birthday Larry Shinoda

Thursday, April 2, 2015
Happy Birthday Larry Shinoda

Japanese American Hot Rodder and Iconic Car Designer Larry Shinoda has been mentioned on the HAMB several times, but I recently found a video telling a bit more… continue reading »

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Japanese Shop Talk

Monday, March 23, 2015
Japanese Shop Talk

So this guy in Japan is some kind of a fashion designer. My money is on vintage American work wear of one kind or another, but that’s neither… continue reading »

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