The “Bonus Roll” From Lee Pratt

Monday, April 22, 2019
The “Bonus Roll” From Lee Pratt

So last week Lee Pratt dropped by The Jalopy Journal world headquarters with his arms full of gifts. Part of that delivery was two rolls of color slide… continue reading »

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The Lars Mapstead Roadster

Wednesday, March 13, 2019
The Lars Mapstead Roadster

When I feature a car, I typically send over a tech sheet for the owner to fill out. I then stare at that tech sheet along with the… continue reading »

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Tolck Spirit

Monday, March 4, 2019
Tolck Spirit

In 1949, John Votta’s grandfather started NAUTICAR – a family ran business that has supported boaters and caravaners in Switzerland for well over half a century. Put simply,… continue reading »

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1939 Service Data Handbook

Wednesday, February 27, 2019
1939 Service Data Handbook

I was re-organizing my library last night and while moving a few books, this 1939 Service Date Handbook fell to the ground. Essentially, this was a publication that… continue reading »

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The 2019 Hot Rod Showdown

Monday, February 25, 2019
The 2019 Hot Rod Showdown

The Sheriff stood over a table cleaved cleanly in two. Around him lay the bodies of young beer cans every which way – newly dead or just barely… continue reading »

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The Manuel Reyes ’36 Coupe

Monday, February 18, 2019
The Manuel Reyes ’36 Coupe

In 1978, Manuel Reyes found himself an honest to goodness 1936 Ford coupe. Soon after, plans began to incubate and visions of a street rod emerged. But Manuel’s… 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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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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