A Frontenac Mystery

A Frontenac Mystery

Harry Robtoy built and raced big cars from the early 1920′s and into the 1940′s. Sometime just prior to the war he was involved in an accident and retired as a driver. He did, however, continue dealing with his racing passion by working on and owning race cars. The radiator […]

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Tech Week – Winner!

Tech Week – Winner!

Well, another tech week came to a close and we had to sit down and pick a winner – not an easy task. A few of us argued back and forth over who should take home the bacon donated by Wren Hand Tools, but we finally settled on one post. […]

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The “Fordillac”

The “Fordillac”

You’d be surprised how many times I hear from guys wanting to build fenderless late ’30′s and early 40′s cars. My answer is almost packaged. That era car just doesn’t have the lines to pull off such a feat and most that try it end up with a car that… […]

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Starbird’s ’47 Cad

Starbird’s ’47 Cad

Darryl Starbird is mostly known for the radical customs he built in the late 1950′s and 1960′s. The Predicta, Futurista, Cosma Ray, etc… were all interesting designs that made a lot of magazine covers and turned a lot of heads, but they were also a little too “far out” for […]

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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 >>