Pacific Northwest Racing History

Imagine this. You are sitting in a two million dollar F1 car at Monza in Italy roaring down the front straight at over 190mph. As you prepare for turn 1 (the infamous Rettifilo Tribune) you break hard, down shift through the box, and use your steering hub to rake the suspension […]

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More Doors & Sedans

I love roadsters and there are a few sedans on my wish list (Bob McCoy’s comes to mind), but the for the most part, I am a coupe guy… Always have been. Lately however, I have been drawn to early Ford tudor sedans and even a fordor or two. I […]

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In Color

Color could possibly be the most personal (and sometimes important) decision you make while building your hot rod or custom. Regardless of stance and hardware appointments, color sets the tone and texture of the final product. Think about a few of the more common options: – Black: Basic, utilitarian, and on occasion… […]

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At A Loss…

For the first time since starting the new version of The Jalopy Journal, I’m at a loss for words. I have nothing to say… Nothing to report. Blank. Nothing. Nada hombre. Above is a photo taken by ‘the eye’ himself – David Perry. He rules. And Below? A couple of […]

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A Vintage Vacation

This one is a little off topic, but I couldn’t help myself… I love vintage trailers. I’ve never owned one and doubt that I ever will (these things aren’t cheap!), but I find myself checking out vintage-vacations.com every year or so and just day dreaming… One of these rigs would […]

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Wait Till Next Year…

The 2006 Lone Star Round Up is done and gone. We came in full of high expectations and just like the Kontinentals do every year, they were blown out of the water. Another year, another incredible time with great friends and family. The People The absolute best thing about the […]

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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 >>