Top Custom

  I got my latest copy of The Rodder’s Journal last night and one of the articles sparked a question. What’s your favorite “classic car era” (that means 1950 to 1958) custom of all time? Forget top-5, forget ties… If ya have to pick one, which is it? I’ll go […]

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Southwest Primer Run

  This one has been going on for 2 or 3 years now and I’ve heard good things. If you are in Arizona at all this weekend, stop by Tombstone and check out the Southwest Primer Run…Details here. Be sure to report back your findings. And this post got me thinking. […]

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Higher Learning

Every day I go to work in an office full of really smart people with MBAs, electrical engineering degrees, computer science degrees, etc… I mean, these people are really damn smart and have the credentials to prove it. Still, there is a different level of intelligence that some people have […]

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Back Seat Betty

Theme cars are a risky business for sure. It’s easy to lose sight on just what a hot rod is in an effort to work in that last design idea or cue… and when those ideas are taken too far or too literally, you are often left with a car […]

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Paso Robles 2007

I didn’t make it this year. Work and life got in the way of the 10 or so days it takes a Texan to get all the way to NorCal and back for the show. So, I was sitting on the beach in South Padre Island while fielding phone calls […]

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Bass Rules

Brian Bass has long been one of my favorite posters on the H.A.M.B. simply because of his incredible tech posts. The guy has a talent for not only incredible work, but simplification of process as well. His tech posts just make every thing seem so easy. I love that… And […]

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Church: Cars Not Culture

While my wife drove us to South Padre Island, Texas last night, I used some much needed down time to get caught up on my web surfing. In doing so, I noticed that our good pal over at Church had finally made issue 2 officially available to the public. If […]

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Another Model-A Coupe

  It seems like the H.A.M.B. spits out cool model-a coupes on a weekly basis, doesn’t it? The latest is still in final construction, but I just discovered SloppySecond’s project thread and had to post.

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AHRF: Deuce!

  A few months ago, Henry over at the AHRF sent me over a DVD titled “Deuce” that was put together to commemorate the 75th anniversary of the ’32 Ford (trailer can be seen here). I’m the first to admit that these deuce anniversary things are starting to wear thin a […]

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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 >>