How To Destankify Your Car Cheaply And Without Chemicals

Sometimes you find the perfect vehicle, but the interior leaves a little bit to be desired. Mint interiors where the previous owner smoked like a chimney. Project cars that must've sat in a swamp for the past ten years. You know...the stank. Fortunately, reducing the amount of odor is fairly simple and doesn't have to… » 7/16/13 2:22pm 7/16/13 2:22pm

Screw CrossFit, Buy An Old Car If You Want To Get In Shape

Every time we pass a CrossFit gym, my friend Desi says, "Man, I've got tires, pallets and all kinds of stuff to carry around and hammer on in my yard. I could totally open one of these." Having picked up another 944 to (inevitably) injure myself with, I know exactly the kind of heavy lifting to get paying customers to… » 7/05/13 10:00am 7/05/13 10:00am

Ultra rare Isuzu Bellel project for sale on Ebay

If you've never heard of an Isuzu Bellel, don't worry you're in good company. Although these little Isuzus were the first diesel car in Japan and sport one of the coolest set of taillights we've ever laid eyes on, they were never officially imported to the US. Accordingly not many people have ever seen or heard of the… » 1/08/12 12:30pm 1/08/12 12:30pm

NYT Warns Of The Perils Of Taking Jalopnik Jokes Seriously

Be warned, ye who desire project cars, for hell filled with blood, death and unbelievably hard-to-find Russian parts await all who dare not heed our warnings. Even the august penmen of the New York Times agree. Forsooth and such. [NYT] » 12/03/10 9:30am 12/03/10 9:30am

Project Car Hell, Junkyard Fixer-Upper Edition: Fiat Spider, VW…

Welcome to Project Car Hell, where you choose your eternity by selecting the project that's the coolest... and the most hellish! I walked into an East Bay self-service junkyard a few weeks back, and look what they had for sale! » 7/18/10 4:30pm 7/18/10 4:30pm

PCH, Dead Server Hamsters Edition: FC Jeep or Spanish 2CV?

Have you noticed the distinct lack of new posts today? Yes, those lovable Server Hamsters have decided to prevent us from uploading images. What to do? Dig into the PCH Wrecking Yard for a recycled classic post! » 6/26/10 9:40pm 6/26/10 9:40pm