State of The Union

State of The Union

So given the state of things around the world and our country, I thought I owed an update on the lack of crap leaving the The Jalopy Journal… continue reading »

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Lightnin’ Bug’s TV Debut…

Lightnin’ Bug’s TV Debut…

It’s easy to argue that Norm Grabowski’s Kookie Kar is the most iconic T Bucket of all time. A large part of the car’s notoriety was derived from… continue reading »

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The Hot Rod & Motor Sports Show

The Hot Rod & Motor Sports Show

The Hot Rod & Motor Sports Show was a shindig put on by The National Speed Directory (coolest name ever) and the Russetta Timing Association in the Los… continue reading »

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Ghost Sighting

Ghost Sighting

As hot rodders, we remember cars. Although we may not be able to recall what we had for lunch yesterday, we have a knack for remembering the most… continue reading »

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The Brits Thought We Were Daft…

The Brits Thought We Were Daft…

Watching this British Pathe news reel from 1964, you can see how the reporter must have been scratching his head to understand the fascination with drag racing. How… continue reading »

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Featured Classifieds: 1940 Ford Standard

Featured Classifieds: 1940 Ford Standard

I’ve owned and daily driven just about every generation of Ford from 1930 until 1964 or so. I’ve come away from that experience with the opinion that the… continue reading »

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Edelbrock Leaves So Cal…

Edelbrock Leaves So Cal…

It’s hard to name a more successful speed parts legacy than Edelbrock. Since 1938, when Vic Sr. started his shop in Torrance, California designing the first ‘Slingshot’ manifold,… continue reading »

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Hot Rod Bandits

Hot Rod Bandits

Shit really hit the fan here in Texas last week… As a result, we lived without power and water for far too long and the Atomic Lab was… continue reading »

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