A Fruehauf & A Ford

Friday, February 15, 2019
A Fruehauf & A Ford

Last Saturday morning, I looked out the window to find a blanket of snow had fallen onto the world around me. The porch, the sidewalk, the street, the… continue reading »

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Santa Ana Drags 1957

Thursday, February 14, 2019
Santa Ana Drags 1957

Dipping back into the LIFE magazine archives, I find Allan Grant’s images of the Santa Ana NHRA Drags for 1957. Some great cars in these shots, including TV… continue reading »

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Pure Hell Sets World Record

Wednesday, February 13, 2019
Pure Hell Sets World Record

A few weeks back, Chuck Fowler sent over a box of mid-60’s era Drag Publications. On the top of the stack was the April 21, 1967 edition of… continue reading »

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LIFE Images of Bonneville 1954 (PART II)

Tuesday, February 12, 2019
LIFE Images of Bonneville 1954 (PART II)

For those old timers at the Jalopy Journal, you might remember the 1954 LIFE magazine photos of Bonneville by J.R. Eyerman I shared back in December of 2010. Focused,… continue reading »

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Premier Patina

Friday, February 8, 2019
Premier Patina

I’m happy we live in an era where the well-worn look can be celebrated. It encourages people to go out, drive their cars, get stone chips on the… continue reading »

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Souped-Up and Hot: Sports Illustrated 1954

Thursday, February 7, 2019
Souped-Up and Hot: Sports Illustrated 1954

Someone got me a Sports Illustrated gift subscription last year, and God bless them, but there could not have been a bigger waste of paper on the planet…. continue reading »

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The Spurgin/Giovanine Inspired ’25 Roadster

Wednesday, February 6, 2019
The Spurgin/Giovanine Inspired ’25 Roadster

Good god… This car owns me. Jimmy B has been farting around with this idea since at least 2010 and has been updating his build thread accordingly. If… continue reading »

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A Folder from Bob

Friday, February 1, 2019
A Folder from Bob

Last weekend I found myself standing in The Rodder’s Journal booth at the Grand National Roadster Show swept up in a flurry of activity. Customers here, cars there… continue reading »

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