The Permian Basin Petroleum Museum

I spent the weekend in my hometown of Midland, TX. As I mentioned last week, the Mabee Special was opening at the Petroleum Museum and I was lucky enough to get an invite from my old crew chief and now museum curator, Ronnie Low. I had been sick all week […]

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Pat Foster (1940 – 2008)

We lost one of our own earlier this week. Pat Foster meant a lot of things to a lot of people. I think the good folks over at said it best. All of our thoughts over at The Jalopy Journal are with good pal Cole, his great wife Susan, […]

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Friday Art Show – Lonestar Style

Friday Art Show – Lonestar Style

Why do they start the “Friday” art show on Thursday? I think I read once it’s because it is already Friday in Australia? Good enough for me. One of my favorite traditions of the Round Up is the debuting of the event art. Steve and the boys always go the […]

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A Day Off…

I’m sicker than a dog and taking the day off. All you get from me is the shot above from the ’04 Lonestar Round Up… Mike Young’s hemi powered ’29 on deuce rails is probably my favorite roadster in all of Austin. See you tomorrow.

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Flashback – Name Your Vintage

Flashback – Name Your Vintage

In 2002, we had a data loss due to a terrible hosting company and an inexperienced host (me). Luckily, I did backup the server a few times from 1999 to 2001, so I am able to go back and see some vintage HAMB from time to time. Last night while […]

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Your Grampa Wasn’t Your Gramma’s First

No, she made sure she wasn’t settling. She hung out with Cookie and his ’36 a bit… Made sure he wasn’t better with a dual setup, electrical gremlins, or maybe just life in general. He didn’t cut the mustard and she kept looking. Eventually, she stumbled upon a carson topped […]

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A ’32 Story

This one was just too good not to post up here on The Jalopy Journal. It’s the story of a fairly new member’s ’32 roadster. They don’t come with better history fellas… Enjoy it.

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Mail Call

Mail Call

Another month gone by, another mail call… Most of these images were just attached to emails I’ve gotten recently, but a few come from way back when. Enjoy…

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The Hare & Hound Run

The first I heard of the Hare & Hound Run was in Robert Genat’s book, “The Birth of Hot Rodding.” It sounded like a typical old timer story jammed pack with idealism and a lack of respect for authority that could only happen during a time when authority wasn’t all […]

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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 >>