Cantilever Roof Caddy

Cantilever Roof Caddy

A while back I posted about lost 50s concept cars of exceptional design. One of my all-time favorites mentioned was the 1956 Chrysler Norseman, built by Ghia in… continue reading »

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Fabian’s Outtakes

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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The RPM Nationals… A New Hope on the West Coast!

The RPM Nationals… A New Hope on the West Coast!

Living in California is both a blessing and a curse- We’ve got great weather (when we aren’t on fire), plenty of jobs, and this is a car-lovers paradise…. continue reading »

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A ’29 Touring Update

A ’29 Touring Update

So progress on the touring has creeped along at Rex Rods. It’s a weekend and after-hours deal, so updates aren’t going to be all that regular, but Keith… continue reading »

Tall Tales

Tall Tales

Half a century ago, Rod & Custom magazine challenged readers to send in pictures of the most radical street cars they could find. Not so much ones that… continue reading »

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1953: General Motors Halcyon Days…

1953: General Motors Halcyon Days…

In the early 50s, GM could do no wrong. They were selling millions of cars and trucks per year and lead in global car sales by a very… continue reading »

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The Continental Mark II Introduction

The Continental Mark II Introduction

A few years back I wrote about my love for the Mark II in this feature. Since that time, a good buddy of mine has started building one… continue reading »

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Why the ’40 Ford?

Why the ’40 Ford?

It’s easy for the untrained eye to look at a 1939 and 1940 Ford and think there’s isn’t much difference between the two model years. So why was… continue reading »

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