The Last Daily Driver Update

The Last Daily Driver Update

I got a late model this weekend. It’s the first post-1960 car that I’ve had in over 3 years. The first 15 months of that span were in a 1960 Chevrolet wagon with modern appointments such as a ZZ383 crate motor, a/c, disc brakes, etc… The last 18 months and […]

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Diggin’ a 36 Humpback…

Diggin’ a 36 Humpback…

I’m not usually one to talk about cars on our classifieds page, but I couldn’t help but take notice of a certain body style that I never would have considered: Thee Inland Emperor Chris listed Len’s 1936 Ford Humpback sedan. For closed 36′s, I always fancied myself a 3 or […]

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Hall’s Heap

Hall’s Heap

In 1999 or so, Wally Parks introduced me to an old friend of his named Frank Dobbs. Frank got started hot rodding just before WWII and continued on immediately after. Although he won’t admit to it, he is one of the romantic types… One of the guys that isn’t all […]

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Classy Chassis Concours d’ Elegance

Classy Chassis Concours d’ Elegance

So my buddy, Jim Jard, helps put together a stuffy concours show in Houston every year. The event pulls all kinds of high dollar cars from just about everywhere – classic Ferraris, Alfas, Duesenbergs, etc… But Jim’s primary role with the show is to roughen up the edges a bit […]

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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 >>