Project ’38: Motor Mounts

Project ’38: Motor Mounts

I’ve had a crazy week that was capped with a scalpel just a few hours ago. I’m now sitting before you loaded on piss and morphine. Literally. If I were to write… I mean, really write… right now, there is no way to be certain that what came out would […]

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Pat Pryor’s ’32 Project

Pat Pryor’s ’32 Project

I bet that I never own a 1932 Ford. It’s not that I don’t love them, it’s just that I don’t have the disposable income… and at the rate of which I’ve spit out kids in the last decade, I don’t see that dynamic changing much anytime soon. Of course, […]

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Boston Accidents

Boston Accidents

Late last night or early this morning, (depending on how you look at it) I was feeding the new baby and cruising the internet in a half awake/half asleep trance. At some point, I ran into a series of images liberated from the Boston Public Library. They all feature disasters […]

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Esquire’s 1935 Automotive Preview

Esquire’s 1935 Automotive Preview

My last post on the 1936 GM brochures got me fired up to look at more pre-war Automotive illustrations. I came across this interesting gem from the then 3 year old magazine Esquire, touting it’s 1935 Automobile Parade. I love these hand-drawn profile drawings by the famous Russian-American industrial designer […]

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Orion Music + More

Orion Music + More

McPhail called me a couple of weeks ago and told me about a show in Atlantic City on June 23rd called the Orion Music And More Festival. Essentially, it’s some kind of Rock Festival with all kinds of side attractions like skate boarding, art shows, surf exhibitions, and even a […]

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Fine GM cars for 1936…

Fine GM cars for 1936…

When someone mentions they’re building a “killer 36 three window”, most of us just assume it’s a Ford they’re talking about. Why is that? In 1936 Chevrolet and the other GM cars had hydraulic brakes, independent front suspension and full steel turret tops, but the simple yet striking little Ford […]

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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 >>