Finned Air Filters & The Discovery Revolution

The aftermath of the Discovery Channel/Jesse James phenom was pretty embarrassing. Our little niche of fabricators, artists, and mechanics was suddenly in a race to see who could liquidate their “image” the quickest. We had beanie wearing fabricators all over the country getting glamour shots and video portfolios put together […]

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The 2006 Lonestar Roundup

I’m not a car show guy. I don’t like going to parks, sitting in lawn chairs, or staring at cars that have been immobilized by the promise of trophies or awards. Cars look best in motion and I’ve always felt like car events should be rolling get togethers… always focused […]

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Low And Slow

Speaking of style, we don’t spend enough time around here talking about historical customs or the genre in general. This is mostly my fault as my passion for hot rods often spills over to every subject I touch. That said, the H.A.M.B. is home to more than a few fellas […]

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War Time Hot Rod

It’s the week after the Roadster Show and I all can do is think about this coupe built/restored by Rudy Rodriguez. I know this car has signifcant history, but I don’t know the details. Obviously, it was a race car… And obviously, it was a post war creation. The car […]

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The Throttlers of Salt Lake

So I went to Salt Lake City for work a few years ago. Gorgeous city, but I have to admit it was a bit strange to see so many folks dressed like Mr. Pink from Resevoir Dogs. The place just feels very sanitary, clean, and buttoned up. Sterile. Doesn’t exactly […]

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The H.A.M.B. Version 6.0

It’s up and running after a long weekend of upgrading. You will notice some very subtle differences, but nothing too crazy as we didn’t want you guys to suffer through learning a new interface. Although we still have lots of little chores to finish up and polish here and there, […]

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Full Kustom Jalopy Journal Desktops

Get rid of your stock desktop and step up to these full kustom jobs we slapped together for ya. You’ll never forget to wipe the grease off your fingers before tapping away on that keyboard again. Desktop Kustom Shop

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The art of Jeff Norwell

The H.A.M.B. community is jam packed full of incredibly talented artists. The traditional Friday Art Post brings out such personalities as Dennis McPhail, Von Franco, Dan Barnett, Sailor, Picasso, and a ton of others. It’s pretty incredible when you think about it and I’m not sure that all of our […]

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Black On Black

Sometimes the best content pops up in the least expected places. 3W-Larry created this venue¬†and some incredible images were posted as a result. Everything from vintage bonneville shots to recent show coverage… All in black and black!

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Through the years we’ve had some pretty amazing articles pop up here on The Jalopy Journal. The following is just a few of them:

  • Tom Cobbs

    The story of Tom Cobbs, his legacy, and his hot rod roadster. Read: Part 1, Part 2, or Part 3.

  • The Bob Roddick Story

    The story of a set of lost photos that literally take us all back into time. Read: Part 1, Part 2, Part 3, or Part 4.

  • The Ferrari Shoot

    Comparing and contrasting three very different cars with three very different purposes in life. Read It >>

  • Inspiration

    This post is actually a continuation of two other posts that were written in 2006 (Part 1 & 2). The stuff you guys came up with is breathtaking.

  • Gary Howard

    Gary is one of my heroes and after interviewing him, I got to check off an item from my dream list. Read It >>