The Jalopy Journal
I talked to Don several times over the years, usually when I was buying one of his books at an event somewhere.
I was always impressed by his...
"To Please A Lady" was rereleased in 1962 as "Red Hot Wheels".
That vintage photo was taken behind George Barris' Compton Ave. shop.
That's George standing by the highboy roadster's windshield post.
Jalopy Joker, please post photos for those of us that are interested in seeing the cars and not just bashing ISCA.
Me too, and apparently so does the guy in the glasses.
I agree with THIRTYTWO, my coupe has an X member and is only boxed in front and in back, 388" small block and a 4-speed with no problems at all.
Working on my coupe at our club house.
Ok, it's sepia not black & white, and it's not particularly artistic, but here's my rpu infront of a 100 year old house in Plain City, Utah
I have Hot Rod Empire and Hot Rod Gallery II and they are both great books.
The 27 T roadster in the black & white photo is part of the early So-Cal Speed Shop team and was driven by Bill Barker, hence the B in the grille....
Nope, James Dean.
This instruction sheet is what came with mine, might have what you want.
Sorry, for the poor photo and I don't know if this will help you or not but this how my top was constructed.
It is an aluminum top with the...
I don't think you see many early 40's style customs with pinstriping, more of a 50's thing.
Joe Fig owned a Bailon built Merc before this one, not sure if Mr. Bailon had a hand in this one though.
I really love all these car show experts that know of all the fixes and politics that go on, but were probably never associated with the show or...
Jay Carnine was a great guy and an excellent author. he wrote two books that i'm aware of, "California Hotrodder"
and a novel that was not hot rod...
The column drop looks like a 50's or early 60's aftermarket item. Moon and many other dealers offered them.
I wouldn't count it out.
Here's a mite car for John. My McCoy .19 powered Martin Flash, again lettered by Bruno Perry.
I really like the looks of this car, one of my...
It'll be 60 years on February 3rd.
Yes, the crew of RexRods and the owner of the Tweety roadster are all in Pomona setting up the car at the GNRS.
a boner is right, think of yourself as the motor as you whip the car around on the end of the string or cable.
Unfortunately, they often ended...
Sorry Fuzzy, what your posting ain't working.
I understand Troy Williams (C. W. Moss) bought Flathead Jack's Inventory.
Hey look, Ed Lloyd is now the new self proclaimed Moderator, telling people who and who can't be part of the HAMB.
Looks like an early 20's Dodge to me. I know it's always a Dodge,but this time I believe it's true.
Merry Christmas to you as well, John.
Sorry, I just checked my notes, although it seemed every time we raced at Denver they were there, Lutz & Lundberg were indeed based in Minnesota....
When we raced Lutz & Lundberg they were out of Colorado.
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