Sponsor Props

Another month and another new sponsor. This time the boys over at Thompson’s garage have stepped up to help us pay the bills. You can learn more about them here. I’m also pretty darned grateful to report that American Hobbyist Insurance is back for another month. You can read about […]

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’32 Rails And Stance

Mike Zenor started an interesting post regarding ’32 rails, stance, and specifications. A simple question about 5-windows and suspension combinations lead to a great photo post featuring a number of the more memorable ’32s ever built. Of course, that is to be expected as stance is absolutely the most important […]

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Bodylines Inc.

Right before I moved to Austin, my ’38 coupe got blind sided in a Target parking lot… literally. The car was parked in a safe spot, but someone still managed to leave a baseball sized dent on the driver’s side rear fender while I was in the store. “Distraught” is not the […]

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Two Ammo Boxes

Tardel is like a boy scout – He thinks of everything and is always prepared. After hearing of my stupidity laced adventures in the coupe, he thought proactively and threw together an emergency roadside assistance kit for me. Seeing as Keith has pretty much been there and done that a […]

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Holiday Hot Rodding

I spent almost an hour last night answering email questions regarding Alliance memberships and H.A.M.B. Calendars. Folks were mostly interested in whether or not either could be purchased as Chirstmas/Hanukkah presents and delivered in time. The short answer – YES! Order a H.A.M.B. Calendar now and your order will ship on […]

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The Finest Fords In A Lifetime

It was a beautiful new world. Wasn’t it?

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Tech Week

Tech Week has become a tradition of sorts on the H.A.M.B. Essentially, we shut down all “off-topic” posts on the board and focus on member projects for a week. The result is usually a rash of really interesting tech posts. This past tech week was no different and you can […]

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The Chrysler Airflow

The Airflow was a major risk for Chrysler, but their people believed the public was ready for something fresh and streamlined. The catalyst was really Carl Breer (chief engineer) and his curiosity for shapes and movement. Rumor has it Carl would sit at the Detroit airport and watch planes practice maneuvers […]

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H.A.M.B. Chop ’06

There are no film crews, there are no monologues, there are no celebrities, there is no glory… Just hard work and passion… That’s what happens when you get a bunch of talented folks together of like mind. The ’06 H.A.M.B. Chop is done and gone and by the looks of […]

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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 >>