Upsidedown V8-60

Thursday, April 30, 2009
Upsidedown V8-60

It’s 1941. Buddy Shay and Frank VanDersahl had been campaigning a midget car for a couple of years, but their Chrysler 4-banger just wasn’t cutting the mustard anymore…. continue reading »

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1938 Ford Roadster Pick Up

Wednesday, April 29, 2009
1938 Ford Roadster Pick Up

I’ve always heard tales about Argentina and rare Ford stuff. A few years ago, there were all kinds of rumors floating around about a warehouse that was discovered… continue reading »

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The Bean Bandits

Tuesday, April 28, 2009
The Bean Bandits

In 1949, a group of fellas got together in San Diego with their hot rods and called themselves the “Cam Busters.” It just so happened that most of… continue reading »

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The 2009 Jalopy Journal & H.A.M.B. Shirts

Monday, April 27, 2009
The 2009 Jalopy Journal & H.A.M.B. Shirts

It’s 1956. You’re a delivery kid for a grocery store and you’re headed to drop off a bag of sirloins to that big house on the ritzy side… continue reading »

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Thou Shalt Drag!

Friday, April 24, 2009
Thou Shalt Drag!

I’m on the road today and didn’t have time for much writing this morning. So instead of spouting hot rod history out my waazoo, I thought I would… continue reading »

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Merc Survivor

Thursday, April 23, 2009
Merc Survivor

Here’s something I haven’t done for some time – a featured classified ad. I was out to lunch with Bleed not long ago and for one reason or… continue reading »

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Chauvin Emmon’s Indy Influence

Wednesday, April 22, 2009
Chauvin Emmon’s Indy Influence

After yesterday’s post, I got a ton of private messages and emails asking for more information on the above pictured roadster. I did some quick research and discovered… continue reading »

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Now In Color!

Tuesday, April 21, 2009
Now In Color!

There’s just something about color photography of the late 1950′s to the mid 1960′s or so… It’s saturated and soft, but still really rich. I’ve always had a… continue reading »

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