Ladies Night

Ladies Night

When I first came up with the idea of having guest editorials while I took leave, I thought of Mark almost immediately. I didn’t know if he could write or not and frankly, I didn’t care. The man just has so much passion… And that’s what really matters. If passion […]

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Roy Drapal

Roy Drapal

You can’t help but love Jeff Norwell. We all do… And as if he hasn’t done enough for us already, here is his guest editorial spot: The year was 1946 and a young man returns from the service, honorably discharged and riding on the long road back aboard a bus […]

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New Baby!

New Baby!

I grew up in Texas and was taught since birth to love the state of Oklahoma, but I was actually born in Wichita, Kansas. None of this seems all that pertinent until you come to terms with what Wichita means and meant to the custom world. I guess the “Wichita […]

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American Concept Cars & Ghia

American Concept Cars & Ghia

“Metalshapes” has one of the most diverse “car guy” backgrounds in the community. I think that’s one of the reasons I liked him so much when I first met him. He’s just SMART. He’s also a damn good guy and I can’t thank him enough for this little write-up on […]

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Hot Rodding In The UK

Hot Rodding In The UK

Welcome to the first edition of the “Maternity Leave Guest Editorial” series. Surf Monkey has been around this community for a long time and is someone I’ve always really liked. On top of being an incredible artist, he’s also just a smart guy. I was really hoping he would do […]

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The Coker Tire Drive-In Challenge

The Coker Tire Drive-In Challenge

Later this month, a few of us are getting together in Ohio at one of the oldest drive-in theaters in the country. Of course, I’m talking about the Hot Rod Cinematic. I’m excited about this one for a lot of different reasons, but I just talked to Corky and had […]

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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 >>