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Old 09-02-2021, 11:58 AM   #1
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Default Over the top rat rod

I usually don't like to comment on cars that I find on the internet because people are entitled to their own opinion and design ideas. But I thought this one was over the top and interesting because it was so different. The main body is a 1930 Graham, but it could have just as easily have been a 1930 Model A sedan. The URL for the ad is https://tricities.craigslist.org/cto...373382176.html





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Old 09-02-2021, 01:46 PM   #2
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Certainly different ! ! NOT my cup of tea.
Some Rat Rods are works of art, IMO.
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I see why he quit working on it!��
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Old 09-02-2021, 06:10 PM   #4
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interesting total disregard for proportion and welding skills.
do the rear seat passengers have to duck to fit?
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Old 09-02-2021, 10:47 PM   #5
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Sorry but that is just ugly.
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Old 09-03-2021, 03:13 AM   #6
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I have gone against the flow before but I think it could be a really a cool 1 of a kind car when the right person gets a hold of it. (" and that's all I got to say about that") Trivia, Where did that quote come from?

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Old 09-03-2021, 04:32 AM   #7
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To each his own but I wouldn’t accept it as a free gift. New definition of ugly !
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Old 09-03-2021, 06:57 AM   #8
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interesting total disregard for proportion and welding skills.
do the rear seat passengers have to duck to fit?
I am not a body man by any means but his welding skills don't look too bad to me. Look closely at the unfinished welds on the firewall and side of the hood. Whether electric or gas there doesn't appear to be any warping and it takes pretty fair talent to do that

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Old 09-03-2021, 07:07 AM   #9
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Aermotor,
The quote, was that Forest Gump?
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Old 09-03-2021, 08:12 AM   #10
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the CraigsList posting contains those famous last words: " all the hard work is done"
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Old 09-03-2021, 08:18 AM   #11
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The quote, was that Forest Gump?
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I like ugly, and, thats it.
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Old 09-03-2021, 09:08 AM   #13
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This reminds me of one of my buddies from decades ago, he had a old truck, we called it...
"FRANKENSTEIN"
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To each his own but I wouldn’t accept it as a free gift. New definition of ugly !
I agree. And if all the hard work is done, why didn't he finish it?

There's a reason he didn't finish it, and he only will trade for a ready to drive vehicle.
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Old 09-04-2021, 09:17 AM   #15
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Inspired by Johnny Cash...
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Old 09-09-2021, 08:39 PM   #16
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My grampa's infamous saying used to be :
" looks like the north end, of a southbound cow "




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Old 09-12-2021, 07:52 PM   #17
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Forest Gump
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That's one way to make small dollars out of big ones.
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