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.
Chevy V8 283
This is our Chevy K20 1961 with his engine Chevy V8 283
The first engine start.
Larry's Diesel Rat Rod
This is one spooky Hot Rod...just looks like something that would start
following you out of no ware..ck it out!!!!
RAT ROD JUNK YARD BLUES SLIDE GUITAR BLUES BOTTLENECK
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A short trip thru a local old junk yard with original music by the Atomic
Rat Rod Engine Dyno Testing - Zoomies!
Want a low buck Hot Rod engine that's not a total pooch and looks "Rat"
cool? David Freiburger from Hot Rod Magazine built this ultra cheap SBC
and runs it on the engine Dyno with multiple intake and Exhaust configurations. He even slaps a
set of Zoomies on it for extra cool factor. What do you think the horsepower numbers will
be? Watch the video to find out and get the June 2011 issue of Hot Rod
Magazine to read the feature story and get all the gory details.
Chevy 350 First Fire
It was rebuilt and stored for 5 years with a total of maybe 10k miles on it
(just broken in). Here we resurrect it from it's hibernation. It's been
bored .030" over with flat top pistons and a 292 cam. She's got some thump!
1937 GMC RAT ROD BUILDUP
How to build your rod from scratch. Follow along as Scott Graves designs,
fabricates, and assembles another fun hot rod out of a 1937 GMC pickup.
Power comes from a 1962 235 inline 6, mates to a S10 T5, and sends it to a
pair of 7.50-17 BF Goodrich tires thru the 3.08 geared rearend. Everything
was fabricated in the his shop area you see with just a few basic tools.
3-24-13- CHECK OUT THE LINK BELOW TO SEE MORE RECENT PHOTOS OF THIS
RIDE!! IT NOW HAS SEVERAL FEATURES NOT SEEN HERE ON THE INTIAL BUILD!
Robert Killian 2000HP World's Fastest Rat Rod 28 Ford Street Legal
Robert Killian making shake down runs in Jed, The worlds fastest Rat Rod.
Powered by a 820 cu in Mill by Jon Kaase Race Engines. Thanks to South GA
Motorsports Park for a great race track and a great day of testing. Be sure
to check out the February 2012 issue of Hot Rod Magazine for more on Jed.
More coming soon.
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.
Vintage Tin .mov
Shawn Fortney's 1940 truck is a unique work of art. Shawn is lucky enough
to be able to build Hot Rods for a living! aside for running his shop
"Vintage Tin" in Largo, Fl He still finds time to attend lots of events
with the cars he builds. Keep it up Shawn!!! can't wait to see the next
if you like this little video wait till you see the show! American Rod
and Custom TV