Hot Rod Chassis & Cycle

Django is a long time user and a big time supporter of the H.A.M.B. He’s the guy that busts his ass every year to bring us the annual H.A.M.B. calendar. Put simply, he’s a big design talent and a passionate ambassador of traditional hot rodding. So I was pretty stoked […]

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Paso Coverage

The weekend is over, Marco lost by a chin, and Paso is done and gone… I’m sure more than a few of ya are reading this with a sore back-side as ya just got back from a long west coast road trip. Kick your shoes off, grab a beer, and […]

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The Greatest Spectacle In Racing

Wilbur Shaw won the 1940 Indianapolis 500 in his brand spanking new Maserati 8CM labeled the “Boyle Special”. And since he won the race in 1939 as well, he became the first driver to drink the milk two years in a row. It was also a rare success for a European […]

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Traditional Innovation

SUHRsc is an east coast guy with what seems like an endless supply of model-a roadsters. You might remember his ’29 roadster featured in the latest Rod & Kulture Magazine. The above is his latest offering and I am in love. What actually started life as a ’28 coupe is now a […]

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Early & Fat Trucks

Dan Collins is one of those guys with a good eye and a stable of cars to prove it. In fact, just about every ride I’ve seen roll out of his garage hits the mark squarely. I wasn’t surprised at all to see this ’38 Ford Truck. A few years […]

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Decals: Come & Get Em…

Lots of folks were asking about Jalopy Journal and H.A.M.B. decals. Well, they are officially available again. Stake your claim here. Note: These are first come first serve. If you order yours after we sell out of our stock, you could have to wait three or so weeks for delivery.

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Classified Scavenger: ’40 Standard

This one won’t last. Solid body over stock foundation with a 283 preinstalled. You don’t find many of these in any condition under $10k these days. Someone grab this thing and start posting tech articles on the build up!

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The Busby Coupe

The Busby coupe randomly popped up on the H.A.M.B. a few days ago. It’s always been one of my absolute favorite ’32 Ford Coupes… Just an exquisite example of what can be done with subtlety, restraint, and proportion. It sure is nice to see “him” again. I first saw him in motion. I was […]

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The Jalopy Showdown Coverage

When was the last time you went to a car show aiming to get your car dirty? That’s what makes the Jalopy Showdown so special… Sure, it’s a regular car show on some fairgrounds but there is a twist – a dirt track fully stocked with mud and ready to […]

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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 >>