Rubbin’ Is Racing

Rubbin’ Is Racing

One of the absolute coolest things about running this joint is some of the emails I get. From top secret projects in the works to vintage imagery of the past, I get some pretty incredible stuff popping up in the ole Jalopy Journal inbox. Last week, I got an email […]

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Something To Be Thankful For

Something To Be Thankful For

This Thanksgiving has me thankful for a lot of things. We’ve had a crazy year at The Jalopy Journal and I’ve had a ton of fun. None of it would be possible without the folks that sponsor this joint. Take a minute and look at the ads located on the […]

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On the Road in a Roadster

On the Road in a Roadster

As the cold winds blow, and rain clouds approach, there is no doubt that old man Winter is upon us. Time to put up the top, turn on the heater, and wear a warm jacket when you drive the old car. As a toast the lingering days of Fall, I […]

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Safety Economy Run… FOR SQUARES!

Safety Economy Run… FOR SQUARES!

Hot Rodders are hoodlums. They are trash. The kind of boys that ruin it for everyone else. You could beat their brains out if they had any, but… Sharon has a better idea. She’s gonna fight the good fight. Follow along as she organizes a “Safety Economy Run” for her […]

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Honeymoon Hot Rod

Honeymoon Hot Rod

Jerry and Lorraine Eisert were engaged in 1951 and scheduled to be married in the spring of 1952. Lorraine wanted the perfect wedding with the right colors, the right people, the right church, etc… It was her day and it was to be calculated to perfection. Of course, Jerry had […]

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More from the Mystery Collection…

More from the Mystery Collection…

I’ve had a few requests for more bits from the collection that had the Ford Tudor & Sedan Delivery. I want to keep it on topic, so I’ve limited the vintage motorcycle stuff, and tried to post a range of the mechanical rarities contained in my tour up north. I […]

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The Egoless Car

The Egoless Car

Remember that little model-t that we did a feature on a few months ago? It was sinister in simplicity. Through restraint, the owner/builder was able to create something that was worth more than the sum of it’s parts. It’s hard for me to put into words, but the look achieved […]

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A fine pair: ’34 Sedan and ’35 Delivery.

A fine pair: ’34 Sedan and ’35 Delivery.

I went up north to see a friends collection of vintage motorcycle and travel trailer crust on Saturday, and was simply overwhelmed by the amount of ultra-rare and unique collectibles he had. I’ve seen some neat collections, but this guy has stuff you will *never* see anywhere else- ‘One of […]

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Buenos Aires to New York

Buenos Aires to New York

This is pretty bitchin’. In 1941, two Argentineans got a hair up their asses to drive their model-t speedster from Buenos Aires to New York. They gathered some dough from some sponsors like Excelsior, Fairchild, and Raid, packed their little speedster up, and headed north. The journey was as you […]

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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 >>