Elephant of a Different Era

Elephant of a Different Era

Being an inclusive person in our generally exclusive hobby can be tough. I like getting people involved and, call me selfish, I like to get involved when I… continue reading »

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The DeForest ’31 Roadster

The DeForest ’31 Roadster

Only a precious number of the hot rods built in the 50s and early 60s were what I would consider a ‘triple-crown’ car: Well-engineered, well-designing and tastefully done… continue reading »

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Antiquated Tether Cars

Antiquated Tether Cars

A few months back, we tested a new forum for old shit. We call it “The Antiquated” and essentially, it’s just a dumping ground for all the old… continue reading »

The Magwinder

The Magwinder

The Magwinder was pretty radical for a drag car, even in 1961. Besides being a sidewinder (named so for it’s transverse-mounted, mid-engine set up), it featured a stunning… continue reading »

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Lowriders & Business Suits

Lowriders & Business Suits

I spent much of this morning browsing The Jalopy Journal archives looking for an old article a buddy of mine mentioned and couldn’t find. While doing so, I… continue reading »

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Hunt for the Wingless Bird

Hunt for the Wingless Bird

There‚Äôs a little diner off the main street in my hometown where we would go to eat in the summertime. It was a small place with simple booths,… continue reading »

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1957 Customs of the Year

1957 Customs of the Year

Motor Life Magazine, July 1957 contains a feature on what they considered the top 30 customs of the year. Some of these where classics we know like the… continue reading »

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Kati Hammett

Kati Hammett

The car scene here in Austin is a strange, but wonderful thing. Like any other major metro with a four-wheeled sub-culture, there are social cliques, friends, enemies, and… continue reading »

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