Death’s Doorstep: A Series…

Death’s Doorstep There is something magical about a lone garage builder with the very rare combination of two talents – creativity and fabrication. Under most circumstances guys with this skill set have identified their calling/value and decided to monetize their efforts. And of course as soon as our passions turn […]

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Heroes… Gotta question for one?

It was the 1940′s and some of them were flying missions over Germany or Japan, others were preparing airplanes to do the same, and still others were on the ground fighting face to face. A few years later and most were back home after having fought and won a country’s freedom through good ole hard work […]

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1933/34 Ford Roadsters

Kevin Lee and I were discussing early Ford style just the other day. We both agreed that out of all the Ford body styles from 1929 to around 1935 or so, the ’33/34 roadster is at the bottom of the cool list. Most of these cars just seem so big […]

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The New Ford – A Fine Car Indeed.

Beauty of line, color and upholstery… In addition to mechanical excellence, the new Ford is distinguished by beauty of line and color and the richness of its appointments. In the new Ford Deluxe Coupe, illustrated above, you may choose upholstery of luxurious mohair or fashionable hide. Many exterior  parts are made […]

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’38 Fords a go…

I guess it is only natural that my first real post on The Jalopy Journal is about a ’38 Ford. My passion for them started while I was researching vintage dirt track racing back in the early 90′s. Amazingly (to me anyway), the fellas back in the day considered this […]

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Grab the wheel…

We’re back… You thought the gospel was over. You thought this ole evangelist had hung up his robe and given up on the good book. You thought the sandwich had been made, eaten, and wrapper disposed of… Man, were you wrong…  Slipping clutches. Slamming gears. Rattles. Creaks. It’s all back. For […]

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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 >>