Corvettes at Sebring 12 Hour Grand Prix: 1957

Corvettes at Sebring 12 Hour Grand Prix: 1957

Ryan had a great post about the 1957 Corvette SS a while back,  and I recently found more pictures of the entire racing team in action at the 12 Hours of Sebring. This was General Motors first year officially entering the prestigious sports car event, and brought four race-prepped Corvettes […]

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Amish Hot Rodders

Amish Hot Rodders

A recent emergency survey of our field-sources here at The Jalopy Journal indicates a firestorm of lunacy brewing on the hot rod front… AGAIN. Failure to prepare for this madness could tax our resources incredibly – maybe even to a breaking point. During the next few months, we will almost […]

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Feel the Power of the 45…

Feel the Power of the 45…

Ryan’s post on steering wheel clocks was linked to the website of a vintage Mopar nut who also had a page on under dash 45 players. I know they’ve been talked about before, and in reality, your iPod could belt out a million more high-def songs that big chrome box […]

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Clocked…

Clocked…

After Friday’s ramble on gauges, I was sent a link to an archaic webpage full of steering wheel watches. Now, I’ve seen steering wheel watches before… They are one of those accessories that you typically see on some old fart’s car at a local car show. Most of these fellas […]

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A Sinn Of Sorts

A Sinn Of Sorts

When god created me, he created a man full of internal struggles based around fighting off the urge to collect. I just can’t help my damned self. I find stuff that I like and that stuff ends up owning me – especially, if it’s mechanical. One of those obsessions is […]

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Random Images: Dirt Track racing in the 50s

Random Images: Dirt Track racing in the 50s

Sometimes I find myself doing a Google image search for something specific, but end up finding a bunch of cooler images than expected. The search was for “Stock Car Racing”, but the results were narrowed to large black & white images only. What came back was some really nice early […]

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Master Hands

Master Hands

I know much of this film has been posted on the H.A.M.B. before, but I just got a chance to watch the complete piece last night and figured it needed to be featured together and on The Jalopy Journal. Essentially, it’s a video essay on the power of the American […]

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Modern Hot Rod Comics

Modern Hot Rod Comics

There’s been a few great posts about classic hot rod comic art, but it’s interesting and hopeful to see that the traditional hot rod is alive and well in modern comics too. In the afterglow of Comic-Con 2011, I was turned on to three great comic artists that are using […]

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The Aftermath & A Favor To Ask…

The Aftermath & A Favor To Ask…

Frankly, I’m still reeling from our crash last week. In the 16 years we’ve been doing this, we’ve never had such a perfect storm. It was as if I make fireworks for a living and some evil schmuck from the Bic Lighter factory decided to drop by for his own […]

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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 >>