Collegiate Coupe

Collegiate Coupe

Yesterday, we looked at an outstanding yet relatively obscure roadster. Today, we look at a coupe… The November, 1951 cover of Hot Rod Magazine is a well known one. Although the featured hot rod is labeled as the “Collegiate Coupe”, the footballers that surround the car are actually members of […]

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The Dahm Brothers’ Roadster

The Dahm Brothers’ Roadster

This simplistic ’27 Ford roadster graces the cover of the December, 1950 issue of Hot Rod Magazine. The three page feature snapped and written by Tom Medley gives the little roadster credit for being “the typical hot rod of 1950.” A warmed over flathead Merc backed by a toploader and […]

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The Beauty of Style

The Beauty of Style

Last week, we studied the beauty of speed by looking at some of the more inspiring designs found on the land speed course – then and now. This week, I thought it would be fun to do the same thing with some of the more outlandishly designed concept cars. Obviously, […]

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Jalopy Journal Garage Sale

Jalopy Journal Garage Sale

It’s that time of the year again… Time to blow out all of our old left over stuff from our events this year. Roll on over to the “Jalopy Journal Garage Sale” to get t-shirts, hats, decals, key fobs, and all kinds of other hot rod swag. Click here – […]

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Ford Economy Trucks For ’53

Ford Economy Trucks For ’53

I’ve always loved trucks. There’s something about the utility aspect of even an old beater that deserves appreciation. Like hot rods, trucks are built with purpose and substance. All the nuances and features that are needed to meet the working requirements of an industrial vehicle create a form that just […]

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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 >>