The Detroit News Soap Box Derby

Wednesday, May 18, 2011
The Detroit News Soap Box Derby

We obviously love soap box derby cars around here, as Ryan did a terrific post on them a while back. I just came across these 1940′s publicity pictures… continue reading »

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Little Room

Tuesday, May 17, 2011
Little Room

About two years ago, I moved out of my home office and into an 800 square foot metal building. It was a huge deal for me. I had… continue reading »

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Moving Week

Monday, May 16, 2011
Moving Week

This is gonna be a crazy week for us here at The Jalopy Journal World HQ. We are moving our offices from one country shack to another in… continue reading »

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Phillips 66 Art

Friday, May 13, 2011
Phillips 66 Art

These days a fella like me can put together a print ad to hock you some crap in a matter of minutes. A mouse click here, a key… continue reading »

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New York Hot Rod and Custom Show 1965

Thursday, May 12, 2011
New York Hot Rod and Custom Show 1965

Oh, the “Show Rod” years… The date was November 18, 1965, and the place was the New York Coliseum. The indoor car show movement was fully into the… continue reading »

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Rolf Is Back!

Wednesday, May 11, 2011
Rolf Is Back!

In the early part of the last decade, one of the most prominent users of the H.A.M.B. went by the name of Rolf. Rolf was one of those… continue reading »

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Edelbrock parts catalog for 1952

Tuesday, May 10, 2011
Edelbrock parts catalog for 1952

OK, last one in the series of Edelbrock parts catalogs, and this one has some cool racer, kustom and crackerbox illustrations. Also notice that the 4 barrel carb… continue reading »

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’49 Merc Hardtop

Monday, May 9, 2011
’49 Merc Hardtop

So, I pretty much haven’t slept in two days. As a result, I’m in kind of a delirious haze of consciousness. I believe I’m now camped out in… continue reading »

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