Santa’s got a Mean Machine…

Santa’s got a Mean Machine…

Let’s be honest here, there aren’t too many Christmas songs that really mention hot rodding, but JD McPherson’s latest Holiday album titled “Socks” has a rocking little number… continue reading »

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The Concept Art Thread

The Concept Art Thread

Last week, I mentioned a new documentary about Detroit Design from the 1940’s through the 1960’s. While researching that feature, I ran across an old folder I had… continue reading »

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What is your car’s signature?

What is your car’s signature?

We build our hot rods and customs with some sort of vision in mind, that inspiration can come from other cars we’ve seen in the past and loved,… continue reading »

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The Jalopy Journal Beanie

The Jalopy Journal Beanie

I hate doing this… I’ve spent the last three weeks sort of neglecting The Jalopy Journal so that I could focus on getting the new merch out in… continue reading »

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Fill ‘Er Up!

Fill ‘Er Up!

As I rolled on up, the bell did ring. Ping! Went the bell. Twist went the hand. Off went the key. The motor went from loud to quiet…. continue reading »

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Confessions of a Car Brochure Hoarder…

Confessions of a Car Brochure Hoarder…

The other day my 8 year old son asked me, “What did you and Grandpa Jerry like do together when you were my age?” I think that was… continue reading »

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American Dreaming

American Dreaming

For the past few years, Freeage Productions has been working on a documentary focused on the Detroit born design work from the big 3 in the 1940s, 50s,… continue reading »

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The Car That Never Was: 1959 Pontiac El Catalina

The Car That Never Was: 1959 Pontiac El Catalina

In 1959, Pontiac was at the top of their game with sales figures improving year over year, making dynamite cars that were packed with clean style and legendary… continue reading »

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