The Drag Safari

Sunday, April 15, 2018
The Drag Safari

In 1954, Wally Parks sent Rick Rickman, Chic Cannon and Bud Coons on the road… Their mission? To train the nation on how to hold and contest a… continue reading »

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In Support Of…

Wednesday, April 11, 2018
In Support Of…

So Eric Williams is the owner of Hot Rod Leather… He’s been a long time supporter of The Jalopy Journal and a good pal. Recently, he had open… continue reading »

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The Life Of Bloody Mary

Monday, March 19, 2018
The Life Of Bloody Mary

Back in 2014, Joey wrote a little feature on Barrie Neff’s ’39 Standard coupe that was featured in the October, 1963 issue of Popular Hot Rodding. Shortly thereafter,… continue reading »

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Mail Dump from 2000

Monday, March 5, 2018
Mail Dump from 2000

Back in the day, I used to do these little entries on The Jalopy Journal that featured all of the images from my inbox that I had received… continue reading »

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Rod Emory’s Archives

Wednesday, February 28, 2018
Rod Emory’s Archives

Rod Emory is the grandson of Neil Emory. And like his grandfather before him, Rod is a gifted fabricator with a rare skill set that includes not only… continue reading »

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The Hot Rods of Larry Shinoda

Thursday, February 8, 2018
The Hot Rods of Larry Shinoda

Ryan’s Mako-Manta Ray post highlighted how cool the early Corvette custom concepts were, and the designer at General Motors did most of the Mako Shark and ’63 Corvette… 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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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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