I have been thinking about Rat Rods a lot recently and after a bit of displacement activity when I should be working - and this little honey cropped up on ebay. The Genuine WW1 hand grenade gear knob & brass shell cap as the steering wheel centre - sublime!
Ad details below - with ebay link at the bottom of the page:
27 'T' Traditional style hotrod. 11 months MOT, free tax.
Repro 27 body, 1 off chassis styled on 32 Ford.
360cu in AMC Javelin lump, torqueflite box.
All on a 39 Ford V5. So free tax & no more MOT's from Nov this year.Built in 97 by a fella much cleverer than I'll ever be. Very quick car.I've owned the car since feb 2007.Exceptionally well built car. Never failed an MOT in my ownership & no advisories.'Duval' style split screen.Genuine WW1 hand grenade gear knob & brass shell cap as the steering wheel centre.Pie crust Firestone's.Period headlights.39 Ford tail lights.A much admired car, stance is just right, everything about the car is right.
This car needs nothing..A true turn key drive away car.Engine has 4 barrell Holley, Edelbrock performer inlet manifold, finned Edelbrock valve covers, Petronix ignition, Speedway high pressure electric fuel pump. 3/8" fuel lines. Kenlowe fan Headman headers & I believe a mild cam. I didn't build it, so can't confirm the cam.Quite happy to sit in traffic with no overheating problems.Fuel gauge is accurate, temp gauge is accurate.Viewing welcome subject to work commitments & I'll be doing the driving.Bound to be stuff I've forgotten.
Link to this car below - I have no affiliation to the vendor - this just stood out as something I would like to drive to the office today....