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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Dan Gurney

Monday, January 15, 2018
Dan Gurney

When I was twelve or thirteen years old, my dad put a “Dan Gurney For President” bumper sticker on our family suburban. At the time, his best friend… continue reading »

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A Hot Rodder’s New Years Resolution

Tuesday, January 2, 2018
A Hot Rodder’s New Years Resolution

2017 was quite simply a year with some bad news for me: I had friends loose their homes in the massive California fires, there was turmoil at work,… continue reading »

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The Birth Of Outlaw Hot Rodding

Wednesday, October 18, 2017
The Birth Of Outlaw Hot Rodding

JB Cochran was my grandfather. He ran and operated Cochran Garage in Ada, OK from the late 1930’s until he eassed away at an early age in the… continue reading »

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