1958 Plymouth Cabana – A Space Age Grocery Getter!

Tuesday, November 7, 2017
1958 Plymouth Cabana – A Space Age Grocery Getter!

I’ve said it before, 1958 was a hit or miss year for Detroit automobile design… The quad-headlight trend made for some very strange ‘transition cars’ that weren’t exactly… continue reading »

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Ray Erickson’s 1952 Ford

Monday, November 6, 2017
Ray Erickson’s 1952 Ford

We’ve talked about Ray Erickson before. He built a number of the mid-west’s more well known customs and is largely responsible for the bible belt’s custom scene. Put… continue reading »

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Cantilever Roof Caddy

Thursday, November 2, 2017
Cantilever Roof Caddy

A while back I posted about lost 50s concept cars of exceptional design. One of my all-time favorites mentioned was the 1956 Chrysler Norseman, built by Ghia in… continue reading »

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Fabian’s Outtakes

Wednesday, November 1, 2017
Fabian’s Outtakes

In Jalopy Journal #3, my favorite feature is probably the long-form we did on Fabian Valdez. First and foremost, I just love Fabian… And second, his ’50 Chevrolet… continue reading »

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The Continental Mark II Introduction

Wednesday, October 25, 2017
The Continental Mark II Introduction

A few years back I wrote about my love for the Mark II in this feature. Since that time, a good buddy of mine has started building one… continue reading »

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60 Years Ago: The Barris Shop Fire

Thursday, October 19, 2017
60 Years Ago: The Barris Shop Fire

I guess old cars & fire have been on my mind quite a bit lately, with the massive, deadly wildfires of Northern California are finally coming to an… continue reading »

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The Don Ferrara ’49 Ford

Monday, October 16, 2017
The Don Ferrara ’49 Ford

Don Ferrara is probably best known for his roadster, but his shoebox Ford was actually featured in more publications. From 1953 to 1955, it was featured in Honk,… continue reading »

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Obscure Oldsmobile

Wednesday, October 11, 2017
Obscure Oldsmobile

In the Trend Book marked number 101, you can find Hal Baund’s 1950 Oldsmobile. I don’t believe you can find it featured anywhere else… and that’s a shame,… continue reading »

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