New Skool Rat Rod
Just a Short film ... This is my 1st shot at messing with Video Editing,
still a lot to Learn.... Filmed in Grand Junction, CO
Back To The 50's Rat Rod Edition
This video was created using video & photos from this years Back To The
50's Car Show at the State Fairground in St Paul, Minnesota. This one is
dedicated to rat rods. You know the rusty & flat black machines rolling
around making lots of noise.
Satan's Rat-Rod: 1931 Ford - /BIG MUSCLE
• Henry Kessler
The engine is out of a 1952 Diamond-Reo tractor and makes 1,640 lb-ft of
torque. The chassis is pieced together from old light poles from the City
of Hollywood. The body... that's from a 1931 Ford. Meet Gretchen, one of
the coolest rat-rods we've ever seen and a ride that turns heads wherever
it goes. This ain't no hybrid, instead it's a black smoke belching,
gasoline guzzling, animal of a car that's not only amazing to look at, but
with some cool hidden engineering, has the ability to surprise even the
most hardened of motor-heads.
Mitch Allread: Don't Call it a Rat Rod... - /BIG MUSCLE
It packs a 400 hp diesel out of a Ford F-350, a Dana 80 rear-end, and a
look and feel that would make Max Rockatansky feel right at home. This is
Mitch Allread's custom fabricated creation and it is, without a doubt, one
of the coolest things on the road today. This is a machine that transcends
the traditional hot rod formula by breaking down borders and setting its
Whereas most hot-rods are built by custom shops utilizing parts from mail
order catalogs, Mitch took a different approach and fabricated just about
everything on his ride by hand. Calling this a rat-rod would be an insult -
a work of art however... that'd be just fine.
283ci Chevrolet small block rebuild
this 283 had a complete overhaul.
i replaced the camshaft with a summit cam .204in .214 ex duration .420 in
The Edelbrock intake i bought off of eBay.
all new valve train, the carburetor is so nice ran terrific. i like the
trick summit dual feed fuel line with the gauge . you can tell when the
fuel filter is getting bad with this thing on there. the heads are original
1965 power pack's this was a matching #'s engine
the pistons are .040 over speed pro forged flattops,with stock rods, stock
crankshaft. installed the the points style distributor is a pertronix
ignitor, with a flame thrower 35,000 volt coil. Behind the double roller
timing chain is a thrust bearing to help the cam rev smoother. all new
bearings throughout. clevette 77 oil pump
i sold it a year later for 1,500. the guy i sold it to says it still does
not leak a drop of oil even after 4-5 years.