The Real Von Dutch

Tuesday, June 7, 2016
The Real Von Dutch

With the name as infamous and famous as ‘Von Dutch’ (aka Kenny Howard), it’s easy to forget that he really was just a crazy yet talented fabricator and… continue reading »

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The Ben Thomas Affair

Wednesday, May 11, 2016
The Ben Thomas Affair

Lately I’ve gotten a lot of questions about who the new guy is in the background of some of my build thread shots. As such, I thought it was… continue reading »

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The Tragic Tale of the ‘City of Salt Lake’…

Tuesday, March 8, 2016
The Tragic Tale of the ‘City of Salt Lake’…

August 1st, 1960: Athol Graham strapped into his home-built racer, the ‘City of Salt Lake’, and told his wife Zeldine, “See you at the other end.” She replied,… continue reading »

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Thank You, Mr. Barris

Friday, November 6, 2015
Thank You, Mr. Barris

As I’m sure many of you have heard, George Barris passed away yesterday. News like that travels fast, faster than it ever has before. There’s good reason—George was… 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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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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