The History Of The Whitewall

I did an article for the first issue of Hot Rod Deluxe (1999?)¬†covering tires, sizes, and styles. It was a neat little piece with interviews from Roth, Barris, and a few other guys in the know. During the process of writing that article, I stumbled upon a neat sidebar that […]

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Billetproof Detroit

It’s done… Sounds the like the fellas had a great time at what is shaping up to be one of the better traditional hot rod shows in the country. Props to Kirk for pulling off another great one. Here’s your coverage: – Words from Kirk! – Photos from the event […]

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Classified Scavenger: ’61 Chevrolet Wagon

This is one of those featured classifieds that is tough to write. I’d rather delete the ad and hope and pray this one doesn’t sell ’till I have the dough… Damn my journalistic integrity! Anyway, this is one smoking deal for a blank canvas with one hell-of-a well built foundation. […]

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H.A.M.B. Drags Preregistration and Engine Raffle!

Hold on to your roll bars race fans cuz¬†we are going racing, racing, racing… We are ready to take preregistrations for the best damned vintage drag race event in the country. We are incredibly excited about the race this year and expect this one to be even better than the […]

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Steve Hendrickson

Steve is one of those guys that makes anything seem possible. I first noticed this aspect of him while reading his stuff in Rodder’s Digest. He has a way of writing that carries a tone of simplicity without leaving you feeling cheated of reality. You know what I mean? If […]

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The 200 mph Club

It was May of 1953 and Dean Batchelor found himself at lunch with the managing editor of Hop Up Magazine – Lou Kimzey. As they munched on burgers and told lies, one or the other came up with the idea. They talked about the Indy 100 mph club, the Euro […]

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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 >>