Belly tank building Bobby Green recently posted a neat little tech article on his blog covering the attributes of aircraft latches on hot rods. I’m in love with the push button latch and can’t wait to figure a way to use one. Check it out here.

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Vintage Santa Anna

It must be “drag week” here at The Jalopy Journal world HQ as the incredbile posts just keep coming. This time wingnutz has stepped forward with coverage of the life and times of C.J. Pappy Hart. Inspired by our pals at the “We did it for love” website, our man […]

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Gotgas made one hell of a find today… In the late 1960′s, a group of dedicated chicano drag racers took matters into their own hands when they were denied a place to race their hot rods. The Grande Carretera Drag Races were organized and took place on a public highway […]

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The Official HA/GR Rules

A few months back, I wrote about how hesitant I was to get too involved with the HA/GR class. Well, after speaking with a few folks looking to get involved with the class and a few folks that are already, I’ve changed my tune. I’m going to take a much more active roll […]

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Flashback: The Reverend Horton Heat

I’m going to miss the Reverend’s gospel this weekend in Austin due to a prior commitment, but the notion of him being in town brought an old article to mind. Like a lot of car guys my age, The Reverend Horton Heat often found his way into my tape deck on those […]

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Let’s Drag!

It’s one of those mornings fellas. I’ve got nothing for ya. My head is all tapped out on my daily job and the wonders of the internet, but I’m not gonna leave ya hanging and neither is Southern Culture on the Skids… Enjoy the video!

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A Modified ’32 Roadster

I was present during one of those glorious moments. The barn doors open, rays of sunlight break through the dust, chrome shines so brightly that not even the decades of dirt and grime can suppress the glimmer… It is very much like witnessing some kind of a strange birth. On […]

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Hot Rod Found

It’s something to actually find a hot rod – a real honest to god hot rod and not just an old car. They always have such interesting stories to tell. Muttley recently took ownership of this ’39 standard and is still piecing together stuff here and there. There is no solid […]

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Coby Gewertz is the creator and main creative behind Church: Cars not Culture. We wrote about the little zine here. Coby has turned on to some tough times and is pretty sick. We are pulling hard for him as it is guys like him that make these old cars so fun… […]

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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 >>