The Jalopy Journal
Discussion in 'The Hokey Ass Message Board' started by Dog427435, Dec 18, 2009.
First set of wheels.
The Kopper Kart
Whats up with the rabbit ear antenna ?
Some custom vehicles back then had TVs in them.
Yes, it had a portable TV, and stereo with loud speakers for parties and cruises.
notice the open 24 hr cafe...... look at the sign in the door
Not sure if you are pulling my leg.But I guess anythings possible ..Oh I didn't see that other post until now...damn I'm new to alot of the awesome custom cars Rockys been posting on here or the "scene" period but I love the look of them....
The The pickup truck featured a portable TV set and a conventional phonograph in the bed. The record player was played back to the cab via interior speakers, while the portable TV was strictly a luxury item for Sunday picnics and outings.
Dads 1959 Impala Convertible, picture take in 1969, Red / White car with Tri power Three 2's
Didn't know this is what happened to Norm Grabowski's "Kookie Car" T.
The car was bought by Jim Shonzakis who rebuilt it 2 further times until it ended up looking like this.
I wished for a long time that he would sell it back to Norm.
It was called "angel hair", I believe it was fiberglass strands
Marty Hollmann's T-Bucket out cruising in L.A.
Another shot of Marty Hollmann's T-Bucket.
Yeah, that's Norm in his T-touring, which later became famous in the TV series “My Mother the Car”.
Pre Ed Roth ....
Cabaret de l’Enfer (The Cabaret of the Inferno)
1890s themed Parisian nightclub
Norm & Martin "toasting with mugs" another successful LAR show 1961.
The "Where's Waldo" Corvair...
Any idea where this was taken? I see the address of 1201 Highway 90. Is this Imperial Highway in Fullerton or Brea CA or another Hwy 90?
US 90 runs from West Texas to Jacksonville roughly along what is now I-10.
Some of the customizing model car kits I got as a kid had TVs you could add to the car/truck.
Dean's last film, Giant, was shot in and around the town of Marfa, Texas, and the remote, dry plains found nearby. Picture could have been shot around there.
from the SHORPY site
Hey, Tucker Fan 48 here's a pic. of Dean with the Chevy in Texas.
James Dean Lighting Cigarette, Texas, 1955. Photographer: Richard C. Miller
With the Chevy again.
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