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Old 09-29-2020, 10:13 PM   #1
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I posted this for some fun.
And a little bit of head-shaking

This post is not intended to criticize anyone's choice or style of car.

Take a look at the way the two U-bolts are attached to the front frame member and the front axle

Two things struck me and I was compelled to share them with you.
I'm not sure why.
1. What kind if whacked-out front suspension is this? Does it even have a suspension?
2. What an unholy safety disaster this vehicle is! In so many ways.

Imagine, if you can, being confronted by this 'vehicle'.
He's doing 50, and you're just standing there.
Contact, and you go down.
As the vehicle rolls over you, those two bolts eviscerate every organ from your abdominal cavity.

e·vis·cer·ate - disembowel (a person or animal); deprive (something) of its essential content; remove the contents of (a body organ).
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Old 09-29-2020, 10:35 PM   #2
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I love it. Can't be any worse than being run over by my Model A. You would die a very very slow and agonizing death, from dripping oil and hot radiator fluid. At least with the Eviscerator you could drill some holes in tennis balls and put them over those bolts. ;-)


Thanks for posting.


PS. No front springs? Could be a rough ride.
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Old 09-29-2020, 10:45 PM   #3
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Nice wheels! They could be used on a real model A.
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Old 09-29-2020, 11:08 PM   #4
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it is an abortion that most people would be ashamed to own. Likely asking price is $1.00 dollar or best offer.
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Old 09-30-2020, 12:52 AM   #5
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Those paint colours you got in the USA certainly were dull.
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Old 09-30-2020, 04:02 AM   #6
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The bends make them look like all-thread that was bent by hand around the crossmember. Maybe just for mockup?
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Old 09-30-2020, 07:23 AM   #7
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if not just a mockup, it would be an absurdly uncomfortable car to drive with no springs.
of course the body mods make it absurdly uncomfortable already.......
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Old 09-30-2020, 08:03 AM   #8
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I think it is temp.just a roller,I don't see a spring.
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Old 09-30-2020, 08:29 AM   #9
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Hey at least he didn't drop a SBC in it. He stuck with a flat head-I hope.

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If the owner is happy with it , that is what counts for him any way !
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I just wonder how you would get in and out of it?!!
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probably through the top .
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I see a fancy go-cart.
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Old 09-30-2020, 02:13 PM   #14
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Years ago I asked my insurance agent what modifications would make my vehicle uninsurable by their company? Trust me, I wasn't considering anything like the first post. Their answer was "if it looks like an accident looking for a place to happen they wouldn't insure it".

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Old 09-30-2020, 05:26 PM   #15
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I just threw up a little in my mouth. Just sayin'.

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Old 10-01-2020, 05:22 AM   #16
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I think being hit by that car on a pedestrian crossing is a real possibility as poor forward vision through that slit of a windshield. Over here it would be pulled over in double quick time and you can bet it would have no useable insurance .

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The person that built it has nothing to be proud of !
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It's a "rat rod" mock-up. I'm sure when it's "finished" it will be as safe as your Model A, if not more so. JMO
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A real rodent rod!
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It's a "rat rod" mock-up. I'm sure when it's "finished" it will be as safe as your Model A, if not more so. JMO
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