Seven Degrees

Monday, May 21, 2012
Seven Degrees

When people ask me who my favorite historical hot rod figure is I always blurt out the same name – Mal Hooper. And it’s funny, because I don’t… continue reading »

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The H.A.M.B. Classifieds

Friday, May 18, 2012
The H.A.M.B. Classifieds

“The Times They Are A-Changin…” Bob Dylan said that. Has a nerd ever been as cool as Bob Dylan? I mean, for all intents and purposes, Bob is… continue reading »

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The Hitchhiker

Friday, May 18, 2012
The Hitchhiker

This film looks to be a pretty well faked modern effort, but I don’t know a thing about it. I found the flick while surfing for another reason… continue reading »

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Vintage Hot Rod Decals

Thursday, May 17, 2012
Vintage Hot Rod Decals

I love old water transfer decals. The way they look and feel on glass, the way you apply them, and especially the amazing artwork of a pre-computer graphics… continue reading »

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East Vs. West Showdown

Wednesday, May 16, 2012
East Vs. West Showdown

So a couple of HAMBers got together with CarTech and made a book. Both Jospeh Alig and Spike Kilmer have been working on “East Vs. West” for a… continue reading »

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Shelf Treasure: Scale Model Offy Motor in Brass

Tuesday, May 15, 2012
Shelf Treasure: Scale Model Offy Motor in Brass

We are slowly starting to clear out some of my dad’s archives, and one of the nicer ‘shelf treasures’ he had was this 1/6 (?) scale brass Offenhauser… continue reading »

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Purpose Built

Monday, May 14, 2012
Purpose Built

I love early purpose built race cars. Jack Kuehn’s, as seen in the April, 1959 issue of Hot Rod Magazine, is one of my favorites and it always… continue reading »

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Hold Your Horses!

Friday, May 11, 2012
Hold Your Horses!

Wow. It’s been a crazy couple of weeks here at The Jalopy Journal World Headquarters. My planned two week hiatus is just about over and I feel like… continue reading »

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