80 yr old RATROD hits 172MPH + Daily prizes at StreetFire
When Tony Lee and his wife felled a tree growing through the center of a rusted 1930's sedan years ago, they couldnt imagine the project they were undertaking would end up in this- a RatRod capable of over 170 MPH. Check out www.streetfire.net for more
Best of Streetfire-Week of Oct 6, 2008
Six minutes of the hottest auto footage on the internet- we count down the
top 7 videos of the week from the web's largest automotive enthusiast
323 MPH TurboJet car blows away Texas Speed Record
Live on from the Texas Mile, Spring 2008, we check in with Team Dewitt as
they attempt to set the new Texas top speed record in their turbo Jet turbine funny car. Producing 6,500 lbs
of thrust from a GE fighter jet engine, this car is a sight to behold.
Fastest Mile- 256.79 MPH on a Turbo Hayabusa
One of the fastest street bikes around- 636 WHP powers Charlie Anstaett
down the Maxton Mile at a best-of record 256 MPH. How does he make this
kind of power? Better yet how does he connect & survive the ride? Dave
Owens & Charlie dish all the details.
my garage built hotrod
made from a 1930 olds, 1931 chev 5 window coupe, 36 chev truck, 79 GMC
truck and a 65 GTO
engine: 1965 389 ci,#77 heads, 030 over, 296 adv. duration 488 lift stock
crank, stock rods,forged flattops, edelcrapRPM performer, demon 725. 1.5
trans: th350, shift kit, manual valvebody, SNS converter.
rearend: GM 8.5" 10 bolt tall gears! peg leg... for now
rear sus: truck arm, with coil springs, shocks, and a pan hard.
front sus: suicided '30 olds axle, ford radius rods, T spring
chassis: cuztom tapered 2 x 4 box tubing 12" rear kick
rear tires: 30 x 9 cheater slicks
ALL HOME MADE AND HAND BUILT!!!!!!!!
THE CATCHER.... $2600 TOTAL IN WHAT YOU SEE HERE
Greg Baum's 1919 Willy's T, Rat Rod
Greg has designed a setup to shoot flames from his zoomie pipes! Pretty
Cool! Taken at the 2007 Kenny's Rod Shop Customer Appreciation Day; Boise
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.
Finally a rat rod ride video with good sound.
I have to thank the guy who told me to put a piece of tape over the mic on
the camera. It worked. This is the same video I used in the "Not just
another car show, hot rod, rat rod ride." but I wanted to put it up again
so you could hear the car. Notice the insanely big grin on my face, when I
gun it.. Yahoo!