Khougaz Roadster

I’m out sick today… So while I’m downing cough meds and blowing my nose, dig on this amazing video of one amazing race car.

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4-barrel Stromberg 97

Weird, huh? Flatheadhero found it on eBay… If you have pics of other strange/cool induction setups, show em off here.

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Speed & Chrome

I’ve always had a thing for 4-spoke Bell wheels. I can just visualize some tough old race car driver muscling his hot rod around the dirt while fighting for grip on his wheel. These were the wheels that held up and stood the test of time. It were those visions […]

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Electric Fan Tech

Ohhhh Bobby Green… This guy always has the most clever solutions. In this installment, he mentions how badly electic fans irk him and then turns right around and shows you how to install one the right way on your vintage hot rod or custom. Brilliant. Check it out.

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Year of Manufacturer Plates

As you can see, I finally got a nice set (thanks Bob!) and got ‘em registered. It’s amazing just how much replacing a modern plate with a vintage job can help out the ass-end of an old car. If your state offers them, you just can’t beat a YOM plate […]

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I Just Read The Articles…

Yeah right. By now, you fellas know how nuts I go over vintage photography. A post created this weekend on the H.A.M.B. has resulted in one of the better vintage photo posts of all time. I’m still studying details… You can too here.

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Let me guess… The forums are down and you have nothing to do? You came on over the blog to read something… ANYTHING… related to hot rods. Well, here’s a list of some of my favorite posts from the past. Enjoy! 1. Early Concept Cars 2. Design & Inspiration Part […]

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Truth On Dirt

Words from Rand Man: “I believe that hot rodding was born on dirt. Long before anyone ever knew where to find a dry lake or thought of a drag strip, dirt track racing was a popular event all over the country. Board tracks were thrilling but were expensive to build. […]

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Ice Racing?

I have never heard of such a thing. Apparently, the folks up north put up with some pretty cold weather. So cold that water freezes on the ground and they have to come up with a good use for it. I guess this is as good as any… Is it […]

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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 >>