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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A Kodachrome Goldmine: Bonneville in the 50s (Part I)

Thursday, October 16, 2014
A Kodachrome Goldmine: Bonneville in the 50s (Part I)

It just doesn’t happen very often these days: Original color pictures from Bonneville taken in the 1950s that you’ve likely never laid eyes on (only a handful of… continue reading »

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