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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Family Tradition

Sunday, April 8, 2018
Family Tradition

I think it was 2002 when Marcie and I flew into the very first Lonestar Round Up. We met Keith and Mary Tardel at the airport and then… continue reading »

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Custom Of The Year

Wednesday, March 21, 2018
Custom Of The Year

I know what you’re thinking. But, it’s not 2018… It’s 1960. And you bastards are getting ready to change history. No, really… You are. Before you are 30… 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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The Pinnacle of Early Ford Engineering…

Monday, December 18, 2017
The Pinnacle of Early Ford Engineering…

For about three years, I drove a ’39 Ford sedan every single day – rain or shine. I took my kids to school in it. I went to… continue reading »

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In A Shoebox…

Wednesday, December 6, 2017
In A Shoebox…

Some time last year, I wrote a feature for Hop Up on Lee Pratt’s ’49 Ford coupe. It was the third time I had written a feature on… continue reading »

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The Silva Coupe

Friday, December 1, 2017
The Silva Coupe

So I’ve been working on this weird, sort of artsy, method of developing Portra film. It’s a process involving digital cameras, scanners, medium format film, dark rooms, and… continue reading »

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Fabian’s Outtakes

Wednesday, November 1, 2017
Fabian’s Outtakes

In Jalopy Journal #3, my favorite feature is probably the long-form we did on Fabian Valdez. First and foremost, I just love Fabian… And second, his ’50 Chevrolet… continue reading »

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