A California Roadster

Friday, February 9, 2018
A California Roadster

My phone vibrates and a text appears. I look at the blue bubble. It’s from a friend in Chicago. “It’s gonna snow 10 inches.” I break into a… continue reading »

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The Mako Or Manta Ray II

Wednesday, February 7, 2018
The Mako Or Manta Ray II

This one is going to be stretching the barriers of our focus here on The Jalopy Journal a bit, but bear with me… Last week, I went on… continue reading »

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Jack’s ’36 Ford

Friday, February 2, 2018
Jack’s ’36 Ford

This article could start with an anecdote about how hot rods are the most genuine outlet for self-expression. We could set the scene, put us in a place… continue reading »

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The Frank Mack Roadster: Preserved Perfection

Thursday, February 1, 2018
The Frank Mack Roadster: Preserved Perfection

Think of your absolute favorite hot rod of the 1950s: Whatever jalopy from that pivotal decade that you really love: Doane Spencer’s ’32 roadster, the Pierson Brothers coupe,… continue reading »

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RPM Valve Covers

Monday, January 29, 2018
RPM Valve Covers

Over a decade ago, I bought a set of finned aluminum valve covers for early SBCs on the HAMB that had the letters “RPM” casted mysteriously into the… continue reading »

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Mean, Lean, Green…Number 13

Friday, January 26, 2018
Mean, Lean, Green…Number 13

Growing up, there were two places in my hometown that my friends and I would go to look for old cars. The first was the parking lot across… continue reading »

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Latest Acquisitions…

Monday, January 22, 2018
Latest Acquisitions…

I have no intention of being a hot rod part collector. I’m just not one to own “wall hangers” or to hold on to shit that I might… continue reading »

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Five Carbs, Six Cylinders (Again!)

Friday, January 19, 2018
Five Carbs, Six Cylinders (Again!)

A few days after posting last Friday’s “Buzzin’ Half Dozen” article, I was bench racing with my brother on the phone. He and I have very similar interests… continue reading »

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