Brian Bass

Brian Bass is one of those guys that just has a natural talent for the mechanical. Regardless of the fact that I recognize this, he is always doing things that surprise and amaze me. There is certainly no shortage of wit or brilliance in his latest model-a coupe build. You […]

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Tech Week Winners…

Upholstery work is just intimidating to most folks. Unlike a bulk of the other chores we tackle when building our cars, a poorly done interior doesn’t usually add character and charm (I know, there are exceptions). To me, that’s what put Automotive Stud’s tech post over the top during the […]

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The Friday Art Show

One of the best things about Friday is the art that pops up on the H.A.M.B. The Friday Art show has become legendary around the low brow parts of the world and we are pretty damned proud of the content it generates. This week’s show features a number of pretty […]

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The Jalopy Journal & The AHRF: Ask an Expert (Phase 2)

We announced the new “Ask An Expert” feature last month to some pretty amazing fan fare. In fact, the response was so positive that the AHRF and The Jalopy Journal decided to expand the functionality and make it easier for you fellas to ask your heroes even more questions. Here’s […]

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Kevin’s Flathead Ford

Kevin Lee was originally planning on running an early 60′s aluminum block v8 Buick in his now infamous modified roadster. It wasn’t until he stumbled across what looked like an ultra clean flathead in an antique store in Kansas City that he decided to switch paths. The flathead was acquired and months […]

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The Detroit Autorama

The Detroit Autorama has come and gone. Sounds like folks had a riot. Here’s a quick list of posts featuring show coverage: Setup Day by Beatnik Offsite Coverage by Ron George Barris and Stickylifter’s Dash by Stickylifter The Main Floor by Fast Elvis The Art of The Autorama by ABBoston

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The Modern Land Speed Car

This is the ’27 roadster XF/BFMR world record holder ran by Keith Tardel and pals. They were able to run a class record speed of 166mph by way of a blown flathead backed by an auto tranny and an 8″ rear. Long, low, and fast. The interesting thing to me […]

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Family Tradition

My first memory of speed is picture perfect. My pops had a ’75 Corvette that was heavily warmed over and out-fitted with twin turbos. He would sit my little ass on the console, pop in a tape of “Dead Man’s Curve”, sync his revs with the music, and tell me […]

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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 >>