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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Hot Rods To Hell

Wednesday, September 17, 2014
Hot Rods To Hell

I’m working on a feature today and just don’t have the time for a quality post. So, I decided that just the opposite was in order… “Hot Rods To… continue reading »

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Books for the Little Jalopy

Tuesday, September 16, 2014
Books for the Little Jalopy

You may have seen a few posts about select car books every self-respecting traditional hot rodder should own. Putting my little boy to bed last night, I thought… continue reading »

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Hot Rod Reference Books

Tuesday, August 26, 2014
Hot Rod Reference Books

Many years ago I wrote a Jalopy article titled “Hot Rod and Custom Books: The Essentials” about the core books that I recommended any HAMB faithful should own. To go… continue reading »

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