Picture an Old Crow at El Mirage

Picture an Old Crow at El Mirage

Of all the social media platforms, I probably like Instagram the best these days. The most compelling reason is because it’s largely just good looking pictures and videos, along with… continue reading »

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The Ferrari Shoot

The Ferrari Shoot

This feature was originally ran in 2017. I’m running it again because the old version had some formatting issues… and well, I love this one and wanted to… continue reading »

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’57 Variety

’57 Variety

In the traditional hot rodding and customizing realm, I’m often drawn to variations on a theme. It’s like a studio filled with artists looking at the same figure… continue reading »

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Making American Graffiti

Making American Graffiti

We’ve talked about the cars of this film many times over the years, and the culture impact of film on cruising, hot rodding, 50s music, and dare I… continue reading »

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Hot Rod Herman…

Hot Rod Herman…

A mid afternoon text from Mark Morairity straight to The Jalopy Journal… It’s an episode of the Munsters featuring some pretty damned decent drag strip action. Grandpa kicks… continue reading »

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Doug McCauley’s Studebaker Truck

Doug McCauley’s Studebaker Truck

Customizing is all about thinking a little different, isn’t it? Modifying and personalizing one’s vehicle enough to make it special in some stand-out way. By the early 1960’s, the mild… continue reading »

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Larry Watson Discusses His Creations…

Larry Watson Discusses His Creations…

So this video was uploaded to YouTube in 2011, but I somehow never saw it. I spent the first hour and a half of this morning giving it… continue reading »

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Parts & Pieces

Parts & Pieces

Hot rodders see things differently; we’re ornithologists of steel and rubber rather than feather and flock. Whenever we come across any sort of old car, we subconsciously start… continue reading »

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