Gems at Pebble Beach ‘Car Week’ 2018

Gems at Pebble Beach ‘Car Week’ 2018

I’m back from Car Week at Pebble Beach in Monterey, and although there is less hot rod and custom items to share than last year’s event, there were… continue reading »

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New Merch & What Not…

New Merch & What Not…

I’m on the road today, but I updated The Jalopy Journal store with some new merch including the ever popular tag toppers and a brand spanking new H.A.M.B. hat… continue reading »

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Return to the H.A.M.B. Drags

Return to the H.A.M.B. Drags

“Does that sunroof open?” I asked as we hummed along on an old Missouri back road. With each passing minute, we moved further and further from that small… continue reading »

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Color Film: Bonneville Highlights 1950-53

Color Film: Bonneville Highlights 1950-53

Ryan’s great 1948 film posting reminded me about another Bob Estes  sponsored race car- The 1953 version of the Hill-Davis streamliner which ran as the “Bob Estes Mercury Special” at… continue reading »

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A Life In 1948…

A Life In 1948…

So one of my best pals was recently moving his mom out of his childhood home and stumbled upon a few 8mm rolls of film while doing so…. continue reading »

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The 1949 Mercury: Happy 70th Birthday!

The 1949 Mercury: Happy 70th Birthday!

We actually passed her birthday back in June, but it’s worth noting that the iconic 1949 Mercury debuted in the Summer of 1948. When the first post-war Mercury… continue reading »

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The 2018 H.A.M.B. Drag Nationals

The 2018 H.A.M.B. Drag Nationals

It was probably around 2pm or so. We were all huddled into the event booth hiding from the sun when it happened. I think Kevin Lee was the… continue reading »

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Smokin’ at Mo-Kan

Smokin’ at Mo-Kan

In the past 24 hours, I’ve flown on two planes, spanned three time zones and spent more than four hours sleeping next to a storage closet at the… continue reading »

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