The Jalopy Journal
Here's a very fine, original Impala. Honey Beige over Anniversary Gold. Dry, rust free Central Valley car. 75K original miles. Last owner kept in...
We'll be there 'cause we're not square.
You've lost me at "Barrett Jackson."
I like your plan, Bobby.
(former V4F Bonneville record holder)
What size tire you runnin'?
Hey Jeff, arrive early so you can help your fellow "Milers" set up the tower side cones!
I'll be there in November with the "Kraut Bros." Roadster. Just need to build a new engine first . . .
Back in '89, Norm showed up at my wedding reception. Uninvited. And a good time was had by all.
Witnessed 554 at Sacto and Fremont during the late '80s - those golden years of the real "Nostalgia" Drag Racing!!
Jumbo's Clown Room
Otto Ryssmann was the only Bonneville 200mph Club member present at this year's Banquet (during Speed Week) who got into the Club during the 1950s...
14 pages of discussion and advice - what it boils down to is, you have to get out of your comfort zone and take the guy to small claims court....
Congrats, seems you are starting out with the right attitude!
Yes, they all suck.
Thanks for the great pix - it was another perfect weekend - except I missed my own record by less than 1/2 mph . . .
Thanks for posting those pix, Lars!
That red '40 Coupe with the gold racing stripe was an unbelievably nice "barn find" gasser - my favorite at...
Gene, "you da man" and I mean it. Happy Birthday!
You captured the essence of a Dry Lakes meet very nicely. Loved your "action" pix!
I did 212 in the morning with new tires - missed a shift,...
I have the same thing going on in my '50 Buick. It saves me from having to repair the speedo, though: at 100mph, the headliner touches the top of...
Doing light maintenance work to get the Roadster ready for 2012 El Mirage event #2 on June 10.
A (mostly) white, minuscule 'liner on the salt? I dunno . . .
It's called a "bail out" - every driver needs to complete it and have it signed off in the log book - not so much about how fast you can exit your...
Team Kraut Bros. is still thrashing on the Roadster as usual, but will be there - can't wait!
If you decide to paint it, don't try to duplicate the old look - make it into your own - it's a Kustom, it's yours, feel free to change it around...
$222.22 - you can never save enough salt!
That a print? Signed and numbered?
I had a lot of fun with my Shay - in fact, I wish I'd never sold it - and they are worth more than you think.
Throw the letter in the trash and fuhgeddaboutit. I've get one or two a month and nobody has ever "come after me" in the past 35 years and...
Somehow heartwarming to see my old blown Hemi '29 on the HAMB . . . drove that car on the streets of L.A. 25 years ago, just the way you see it...
I also saw it race at Fremont - a class act all the way!
Just ran in to the car (not literally) at the NHRA Museum in Pomona a couple of weeks...
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