The New Little Pages

The New Little Pages

There’s a lot of irony to this post. For one, I have a reputation for ruthlessly and unfairly attacking just about anything that Source Interlink (Is that who owns R&C and SR this year?) puts out. Although I don’t believe I’ve been unfair or that any of my criticism has […]

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Edelbrock parts catalog for ’59-’60 (part I)

Edelbrock parts catalog for ’59-’60 (part I)

1959 to 1960 was a major transition period in the automotive world, and it affected hot rodding & customs for years to come. For starters, the small car craze started by the Volkswagen Beetle had now impacted US car sales, resulting in the all new compact Ford Falcon and the […]

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Bubba To The Rescue

Bubba To The Rescue

Last Friday, I found myself putting up highway 12 on my way back from lunch in my ’39 sedan. The weather was nice, the road was empty, and everything was glorious in the world. And then it wasn’t. The motor just quit. No sputters, no coughs, etc… It just quit. […]

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When Oldfield met Ford and the 999.

When Oldfield met Ford and the 999.

Bern Oldfield’s first love was bicycle racing. In 1902, someone loaned him a gasoline-powered bicycle to race in Salt Lake City, where he lived at the time. This happenstance event led to a meeting with Henry Ford, who had prepared two unnamed race cars, painted yellow and red, respectively. These […]

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Rancho Deluxe

Rancho Deluxe

So I was farting around on Vimeo on Easter Sunday and stumbled upon a video that was just so damned well done that I felt it had to be featured. It’s a short doc about a man and his passion/business. I don’t him and I don’t know who shot the […]

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The Unknown ’40

The Unknown ’40

The unknown ’40. I’ve loved this car since the very moment I picked up the December, 1957 issue of Rod & Custom Magazine. Sure, it’s a wild custom that goes against most of my own sensibilities, but the personality… the essence… of this car just grabs my imagination. This isn’t […]

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Milestone Motor: The 1949 Cadillac 331

Milestone Motor: The 1949 Cadillac 331

1949 was a very big year in the American automotive industry. It was really the first year that all the manufacturers had completely brand new product from post-War designs. Besides all new exterior styling from Detroit, with fenders integrated into body shells, there were new engines premiering as well. Ford […]

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Mail Call

Mail Call

Years ago, I used to feature a column on The Jalopy Journal called “Mail Call.” Essentially, I would just post a few images picked randomly from my inbox. Included would be images sent to me by different people, art for upcoming designs, nameless vintage stuff, etc… You know, random shit. […]

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1939 Worlds Fair

1939 Worlds Fair

I’ve got a pretty short list of pre-WWII events that I would like to have experienced in the flesh, and would have to say that the 1939 New York Worlds Fair is definitely one of the tops. It was a very special window in time of America’s history, as we […]

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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 >>