The 60 Year Wait…

Friday, February 26, 2010
The 60 Year Wait…

Mark Murray’s grandfather was a hot rodder and, lucky for us, an amateur photographer. In 1950, he made the trek to the Bonneville Salt Flats and brought along… continue reading »

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Harley Earl & Bonneville…

Thursday, February 25, 2010
Harley Earl & Bonneville…

Hot Rods have been influencing Detroit car designs since the early 50′s- Hidden door handles, hide away headlights, frenched head & tail lights, even chopped and sectioned bodies… continue reading »

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Another Forgotten Roadster

Wednesday, February 24, 2010
Another Forgotten Roadster

Last week, we talked about Bud’s little ‘T’ Roadster and how it essentially fell through the cracks of history. The idea of that car’s inconsequential past and present… continue reading »

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When the Diesel came to Indy…

Tuesday, February 23, 2010
When the Diesel came to Indy…

Some of you may remember Ryan’s great post on the 1952 Indianapolis 500 line up a few years ago. That got me thinking a little more about the… continue reading »

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1941… Swag

Monday, February 22, 2010
1941… Swag

I had a crazy weekend and didn’t have much time to put together a post for this morning. So instead of filling you with hot rod and custom… continue reading »

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The Doug Caruthers Modified

Friday, February 19, 2010
The Doug Caruthers Modified

Yes, this is the famous Chrisman Brother’s dragster you all know and love. In the late 30s, this car was created by Harry Lewis as one of the… continue reading »

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Plastic Toy Hot Rods

Thursday, February 18, 2010
Plastic Toy Hot Rods

I just got back from the Toy Fair in NYC, for work. One thing I really enjoyed checking out was all the die cast cars from 1/64 all… continue reading »

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The Daily Driver

Wednesday, February 17, 2010
The Daily Driver

The drive from my house to The Jalopy Journal World Headquarters is a peaceful 10 mile jaunt through the small town of Dripping Springs, over a few hills,… continue reading »

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