Alfa Romeo Aerodinamica Spider

Alfa Romeo Aerodinamica Spider

This one is off-topic for sure, but it’s a great story about a gorgeous car and I figured you guys could at least appreciate it. If not, just skip it… We’ll be back with big news tomorrow. Until then, let’s check out what was going on at Alfa Romeo in […]

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The Guerilla Renaissance is Now!

The Guerilla Renaissance is Now!

“Jocko” Johnson passed away in November of 2008. More than likely, you remember him for his streamline-bodied top-fuel dragster or maybe his porting work from the 1950′s and 1960′s. I remember him for being an absolute lunatic… The good kind. He thought differently than most, worked differently than just about […]

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Vintage Hardtops

Vintage Hardtops

If you really think about it, the sport doesn’t get any more natural or wholesome than early hardtop racing. Take a stock car, strip it down to the essentials, add a “safety” feature or two, and then go out to the dirt track and make your pals eat dirt. It’s […]

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Good Posts…

Good Posts…

I’ve found myself thinking about post quality a lot lately. I always hear guys say stuff like, “The old H.A.M.B. was so much better,” and frankly, it gives me a bit of a chuckle. See, most of these guys weren’t around to even know that the “old” H.A.M.B. was actually […]

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The Shifters – Part 2

The Shifters – Part 2

Part 1 of the Shifters article was an exploration of the club from my own point of view and a look into how they effected my growth into the traditional hot rod world. Even though the club is based over 1500 miles away in Southern California, there is no doubting […]

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The Shifters – Part 1

The Shifters – Part 1

I watched the television with full attention – something I rarely do. I sat on the sofa with my elbows on my knees and my hands on my chin to support my head as if my melon was so busy comprehending the action on the TV that it couldn’t possibly […]

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Austin Rules

Austin Rules

You guys are probably sick of hearing about it, but Austin really does rule. This past Friday, we proved it again. See, a pal got sick and needed some help with the hospital bills. He didn’t ask for it and he wasn’t incredibly keen on accepting it, but the gals […]

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McFly Roadster

McFly Roadster

“Extremes” annoy the shit out of me. Find something cool, realize that “coolness”, and you can bet your ass that it won’t be long before someone takes that idea and perversely tweeks it to the extreme. A great case study for this theory is the hot rod and custom world… […]

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Vintage L.A. Car Club Footage

Vintage L.A. Car Club Footage

Frankly, I’m not sure what in the hell this video is all about. It features some wonderful 1950′s era footage of what seems to be an L.A. area car club prepping for a drag race of some sort. Only, they are driving around in 4-door stockers painted up as promotional […]

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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 >>