Gauge Panels

In the past, we have had threads focused on the art of the gauge. Revkev6 decided we needed another focused on gauge panels… This is going to be a good one. Check it out.

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The Cost Of Hot Rodding

It ain’t cheap fellas… and while it has gotten more expensive over the years, I’m not so sure it has ever been REAL cheap. The following classified ad can be found in a 1954 issue of Hot Rod Magazine: SELL – ’27 T street roadster, 300 cu. in. GMC, Herbert […]

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Women in Hot Rodding

In the 1980′s and 90′s it wasn’t all that uncommon to pick up a hot rod magazine and find a bikini clad broad spread out on the latest feature car. As the “traditional” scene has begun to take hold more recently, it’s just as common to pick up a small […]

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Holiday Hot Rodding

I’ve been getting a lot of emails about H.A.M.B. Alliance memberships and Calendars. Folks have mostly been interested in whether or not either could be purchased as Christmas presents. The short answer? Yes. If you order a H.A.M.B. Calendar now, it will be delivered by December 25 – no sweat! […]

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More Very Vintage Racing

Last week’s post on the Vanderbilt Cup struck a nerve with the folks over on the Garage Blog.  As a result, they fired up their scanners and posted some incredible photography accompanied by a nice write up with a left coast slant. You are going to enjoy this…

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It’s Tech Week!

Alright fellas, here’s the deal: I got a call last week from the boys over at Coker Tire. They were looking for a way to support quality posts and contributors on the H.A.M.B. After some soul searching and brainstorming, they decided they wanted to sponsor a tech week. I loved […]

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The New 1952 H.A.M.B. Calendar

It’s that time of year again… As is tradition, the annual H.A.M.B. calendar is now available for pre-ordering. Get yours while you can, because these are limited and once they are gone, they are gone for good. And of course, no post about calendars could be complete with out thanking […]

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History Of A Hot Rodder – Part 2

Part 2 is now available on the H.A.M.B. and it’s every bit as fun as part 1… Enjoy it here.

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Happy Thanksgiving

The first H.A.M.B. Drags ever and the Great Gordini showed up from California with the best dressed crew on the track. Dressed in traditional all white, these guys worked their asses off all day trying to get Gordon’s car on the mend. They didn’t see performance to their potential that […]

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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 >>