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The Grim Death of Rex Mays

The Grim Death of Rex Mays

I was compelled to scan this article from Life Magazine, the November 21, 1949 issue, photo-documenting the tragic racing death of skilled and beloved driver Rex Mays. We often forget how very common fatalities were in auto racing all the way up till the 1960s when more comprehensive safety standards […]

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Outrunning History…

Outrunning History…

I’m having a crazy morning. The better half is out of town and that has left me in a mad scramble to get the two big kids on the bus, the baby all settled in with a movie and some milk, and me in a mood to figure out an […]

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Doane Spencer Thunderbird(s) on the block

Doane Spencer Thunderbird(s) on the block

Ryan has mentioned this car before. Spencer’s T-Bird has never received the icon status of of his ’32 Roadster, but it is nonetheless a historically important car. Interestingly enough, there are actually TWO Spencer T-Birds with various original parts, and they are BOTH sold/ being sold at auction this month! Which […]

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Ryan Cochran: The Fuel Tank TV Interview

Ryan Cochran: The Fuel Tank TV Interview

Ryan did a great post on the mad artists at Fuel Tank TV  some time back. What Mr. Cochran neglected to update us on was that he actually sat down for a candid one-on-one interview with these guys when he visited Melbourne, Australia this past January. Many of you may know, Ryan […]

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Anthony Castaneda

Anthony Castaneda

I guess it was around the year 2000 when I first met Anthony. I remember pulling up to his old shop in Orange, CA in what appeared to be some kind of abandoned industrial complex. I followed Rob Fortier through a set of roll up doors and then made my […]

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McQueen’s Truck

McQueen’s Truck

For lots of reasons, I’ve always considered Steve McQueen the second coolest person to ever walk this earth of ours. Most pertinent to The Jalopy Journal, he was a car guy with exquisite taste. From Porsche to Ford to Ferrari, Steve always bought the right car in the right color […]

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Growing Up H.A.M.B.

Growing Up H.A.M.B.

Back in 2008, a 12-year old whipper shitter joined the H.A.M.B. with nothing but dreams and aspirations. It’s now 2013 and Jon can say he’s spent damn near a 1/3 of his life browsing the pages of tradition. These days, however, Jon has more than dreams and aspirations. He has […]

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A Jalopy Journal Interview with Chip. Final Thoughts…

A Jalopy Journal Interview with Chip. Final Thoughts…

I wanted to thank you all for your great comments and interest in the ongoing Chip Foose Interview. I fully acknowledge that most of his creations are not dyed-in-the-wool HAMB material, but the man has incredible drawing & building skills, a good eye for details, and a truly kind heart. Settle […]

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A Jalopy Journal Interview with Chip Part II

A Jalopy Journal Interview with Chip Part II

Ready for part II of my interview with Chip Foose? Well, here it is. We talk about stance, substance, and fake patina. Just a fun, casual conversation with questions off the cuff. I’ve tried to transcribe the conversation word for word so you get all the details. Here we go… […]

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