A New Ford Truck…

Wednesday, November 16, 2011
A New Ford Truck…

Here’s something I don’t do all that often – a featured classified ad. My good buddy, Kevin Silva, has been putting together this little Ford truck for some… continue reading »

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Hot Rods, Hillbillies and Genuine Moonshine…

Tuesday, November 15, 2011
Hot Rods, Hillbillies and Genuine Moonshine…

As much as the lakebeds of El Mirage or the salt flats of Bonneville pushed men to make faster cars out West in the 1930s, 40s and 50s,… continue reading »

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Project Thirty Eight

Monday, November 14, 2011
Project Thirty Eight

Almost 17 years ago now, I launched The Jalopy Journal with a feature titled, “Project Thirty-Eight.” It marked a transition period not only for myself, but also for… continue reading »

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The Revolution Count Down

Friday, November 11, 2011
The Revolution Count Down

The young soldier lies in the afternoon sun, gut shot.  The bitter tang of cordite and blood mingles in his mouth. In his hand, an army issued .45,… continue reading »

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A nod to the ’41 Mercury…

Thursday, November 10, 2011
A nod to the ’41 Mercury…

When you ask most early custom guys their favorite year of pre-50s Mercury is, most will say “1949″, of course. That car is, without a doubt, one of… continue reading »

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A Professional Automobile Thief

Wednesday, November 9, 2011
A Professional Automobile Thief

This is mostly off topic and I told him as much, but “LB+1″ kept pushing. He posted the story the other day and it was quickly hammered away… continue reading »

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The 1952 Carrera Panamericana

Tuesday, November 8, 2011
The 1952 Carrera Panamericana

The Carrera Panamericana was a 1,990 mile border-to-border race event held on open, pubic roads in Mexico similar to the Mille Miglia and the Targa Florio over in Italy…. continue reading »

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Sam’s Safe Car

Monday, November 7, 2011
Sam’s Safe Car

Most mornings, I take my kids to school in my ’39 Ford sedan. I wouldn’t do so if I didn’t live in an area that makes that safely… continue reading »

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