There is another enormous trend developing. The Rat Rod is turning into a staple at car shows, cruise ins and events across the country.
At this point, I am certain you have seen a few here or there.
So what is a Rat Rod? A Rat Rod in the customary sense is an auto that has been sorted out from whatever the builder has. The engine could be a Ford, backside a Chevy and a Mopar front end. That happens on road bars additionally, however in rodent bars, the parts may not be as perfect and exact.
You can follow the Rat Rod back to the 1940’s. At the point when the soldiers returned from WWII, they had cash and needed to fabricate a quick auto. Autos were rare as were parts. A few people fabricated decent clean dragsters, yet some manufactured parts from what they had. These ratty looking autos were unpleasant and corroded, however they went quick. They may have not been called Rat Rod then, but rather that is fundamentally what they were.
In the 80’s and 90’s there were a couple folks turning out with some unique autos that could be considered Rat Rod, however in no way like we have found in the previous 2 years. Presently when you go an auto appear, fans stroll by the 57 Chevys and 66 Ford Mustangs and give them a “been there, done that” look. Not that these autos are not extraordinary works of art, it is only that we resemble kids in a retail establishment searching for the following cool toy.
Today’s manufacturers, gearheads and craftsman are presenting to us an invigorating perspective at auto appears. There is additionally another part that runs with it and that is the way of life. That is the thing that I have named this new sub culture of America and the world. It comprise of rodent bars, stick up young ladies and rockabilly music. There are presently indicates devoted to simply Rat Rods.
The Rat Rod is setting down deep roots. A genuine Rat Rod can be worked for alongside nothing. As dependably however, you are currently observing fabricators planning $60,000 Rat Rod. It happens. It is not a conventional rodent, but rather still has a place in the auto world. A genuine Rat Rod is a “fabricate what you can get witj your hands” on auto. Something you can have a great time in, do a burnout and if the guard tumbles off while you are going not far off, realize that there is another some place sitting in a junkyard that will do fine and dandy.