Special Pick-Up Issue!

Monday, December 21, 2009
Special Pick-Up Issue!

This morning I was sitting at the lone stop light in the sleepy little town of Dripping Springs, TX in my new daily driver – a 1939 Deluxe… continue reading »

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Craig Breedlove’s Dragster

Friday, December 18, 2009
Craig Breedlove’s Dragster

We’ve covered Craig Breedlove a few times on The Jalopy Journal (look here and here for starters). To sum Craig up, he’s a crazy man with a disease… continue reading »

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Unrestored 1932 Chevy Coupe – Olds Powered!

Thursday, December 17, 2009
Unrestored 1932 Chevy Coupe – Olds Powered!

Who doesn’t love a clean, full-fendered 5 window Deuce coupe? Just when you think Ford had the market cornered on hot rod 32′s in the late Fifties, I… continue reading »

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5… 5… 5…

Wednesday, December 16, 2009
5… 5… 5…

Jocko Johnson was done with his streamlined dragster and Dean Moon wanted it badly. It was all vanity. Dean bought the car, took out the huge Allison motor,… continue reading »

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Magic Highway USA

Tuesday, December 15, 2009
Magic Highway USA

On May 14, 1958 the Disneyland TV program on ABC ran an episode called “Magic Highway, U.S.A.” It examined the past, present and imaginary future of automobile transportation… continue reading »

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The King Shifter

Monday, December 14, 2009
The King Shifter

Almost a year ago, I got an email from Tom King. I didn’t recognize the name, but I recognized the scans of vintage ads that were attached to… continue reading »

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1947 Huth Sports Custom

Friday, December 11, 2009
1947 Huth Sports Custom

Our resident fiberglass freak, Geoff Hacker, recently sent me a story about a long lost sports custom built by a man named Gerald “Gerry” Huth in and around… continue reading »

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1957 Edelbrock Catalog

Thursday, December 10, 2009
1957 Edelbrock Catalog

The folks at Edelbrock have being doing a great job bringing some of their old icons back to market in recent years, from the Slingshot manifold and block… continue reading »

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