American Roads 1955

Monday, January 19, 2015
American Roads 1955

As much as I’ve been pining about the American cars of 1955, I’m equally in love with that specific time (the mid 50s) in that place (the good ol’ USA) as well…. continue reading »

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General Motors Technical Center – 1956

Tuesday, December 16, 2014
General Motors Technical Center – 1956

The first time I came to the GM Tech Center was well over a decade ago, and walking into the mid century lobby was like walking right into… continue reading »

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Motor Mounting Madness: Hurst Catalog 1960

Thursday, December 11, 2014
Motor Mounting Madness: Hurst Catalog 1960

Apologies ahead of time if the vintage catalog scans are getting boring, but I’ve really enjoyed sharing these treasures with you for a number of reasons. Mainly because these… continue reading »

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TRJ Vintage Catalog Box Set

Monday, December 8, 2014
TRJ Vintage Catalog Box Set

I got back from a road trip this past Sunday to find a package from The Rodder’s Journal waiting for me. Inside was the latest box set that… continue reading »

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The First Time Von Dutch Screwed Me

Monday, November 17, 2014
The First Time Von Dutch Screwed Me

I grew up around race cars and racing… My dad was the team doctor for VDS racing and I tagged along with him to well over 100 CART series… continue reading »

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This Kid Has A Future…

Wednesday, November 5, 2014
This Kid Has A Future…

So an antique dealer I know runs across a 1960 Almquist catalog. He doesn’t know the first thing about hot rods, but appreciates old shit and buys it… continue reading »

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The Beauty of Hand Manufacturing

Tuesday, November 4, 2014
The Beauty of Hand Manufacturing

Have you been to a car or truck factory in the last decade? The efficiency and speed that vehicles are now built is utterly amazing… Especially when you… continue reading »

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Tradition and Innovation: A Repost

Thursday, October 30, 2014
Tradition and Innovation: A Repost

Editor’s Note: We are still doing a technology upgrade at The Jalopy Journal world headquarters. As such, I decided to find a relatively unappreciated post from the past… continue reading »

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