The Jalopy Journal
That looks hot, sweaty and uncomfortable as all get out. And filthy.
But so much fun, too.
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Classic wheel center tear-out due to fatigue in unreinforced stock wheels. Trick was to weld in an extra partial spider, which was difficult with...
Bond Mini Car in the middle of the second pic. Solid rear suspension resulted in awkward porpoising when the front shocks (shock?) went out....
I totally get that. I was just a little dude when I first started paying attention to cars, so wheels and tires were close enough to eye level...
I thought Smokey said that the tires were produced for Briggs Cunningham, who was going to use them on Caddys at Le Mans. The picture answers a...
I’m pretty sure Chevrolet didn’t sell them that way, but in the 1957 “Competition Guide” (or whatever they called it) provided a recipe and...
Zingers! I remember the model kits, but I preferred models of gassers and Funny Cars.
That V-4 ended up in some odd engine bays, appropriately.
Ford Cardinal, which was going to be domestic, ended up being built in Europe. Maybe someone here knows more about it.
“The plain one in the family.”
You’d have the only one In the world until the following car show season.
True, her place was in SF. But her likeness and voice were part of the marketing campaign for the eccentric channel 36 in the 1970s. Was hoping...
Carol Doda, the Perfect 36 in San Jose.
I wish I could find a set of chrome reverse wheels just like these. I’d take the GTO too, if they made me.
Rex White in a ‘61 Fuelie Vette. I wonder if that was his or he was just posing in it for publicity at a dealer. Either way, cool!
Color picture of a car that appeared earlier.
The guy doesn’t look buff, but I bet he’s as strong as an ox and could work my butt into the ground.
[ATTACH] 24 cylinder, sleeve valve Napier Sabre. Man, I wonder what happened to this. Not a single running example in the world right now. And...
Bond Mini Car.
EMD 567 on board for power. With twice as many cylinders as the one in my profile pic.
...and we’re downhill.
For a second, I thought the guy with his foot on the bumper was yakking on his cell phone.
Well, shhhhoe leather; never mind.
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