Hot Rods

1967 Pontiac Based Rat Rod With 400 V8!

Rat Rods aren’t to everyone’s taste, but these are vehicles that I admire simply because the majority of the people that build them demonstrate individual and unique visions and solutions in a bid to achieve their desired look. This 1967… more»

Vintage Hot Rod Racer! 1934 Ford Pickup

This 1934 Ford Pickup was supposedly a 60s-era hot rodder! It has an awesome chopped top and features some cool parts from other vintage rides. It can be found here on Craigslist with an asking price of $5,500.  Located… more»

1930 Ford Coupe – Texas Warehouse Find!

The story of early hot rodding can’t be told without mentioning late ’20s and early ’30s Ford coupes. While this 1930 Ford five-window coupe in Fort Worth, Texas is no fire-breathing tire-smoker, it’s certainly got attitude, a bar-fight toughness… more»

Blown Hemi! 1932 Plymouth 5 Window Coupe

Straight out of the solid-gold ’70s comes this old-school custom in Tampa, Florida. Yeah, it’s got a Hemi’ in it – a supercharged 1957 version displacing 392 cubic inches (6.4 L). Throw the words “Hemi’” or “Blower” into a… more»

Derelict On A Budget: 1952 Chevrole Coupe

Rat Rods aren’t a “new” thing these days. Putting a brand-new drivetrain under a shabby, patina-covered skin isn’t either, nor is spending big bucks to make a nice car look awful. In this case, though,  it’s a compromise between… more»

Introducing Our New Site: RatRods.com!!!

As much as we love to see cars kept original, some “barn finds” are just too far gone to be feasible restoration projects. That’s where movements like rat rodding come into play. It gives forgotten machines another chance while… more»

Lead Sled: 1955 Olds Holiday 88

Searching through the maze of vehicle-for-sale classified ads these days can sometimes turn up some rather interesting finds. In this case, it is a mild-custom 1955 Oldsmobile Holiday 88 with the 324 V8 and 4-barrel carburetor, and it’s listed… more»

Heavy Patina: 1949 Chevrolet Fleetline Sedan

If it’s patina you want, this 1949 Chevy Fleetline sedan listed here on eBay has it in abundance. Rehab of this post-war example could go several directions, but light sand and buff, followed by a layer of clear coat,… more»

Deluxe Deal: 1946 Ford Deluxe Coupe

What a start to a project! This seems to be a really good price for a vintage coupe. What we have here is a reasonably solid 1946 Ford Deluxe project car listed here on eBay with a buy it… more»

High Hopes: 1938 Ford 5-Window Coupe

Prices vary wildly for 1937-1940 Ford Coupes. A quick snapshot of current offerings online range from $22,000 to $75,000. But … these prices are for finished examples. The potential buyer for this 1938 Ford 5-Window Coupe Business Deluxe 81A,… more»

One Of A Kind: 1936 Cord Custom

“One of a kind”, “Unique” and “Cool” are the first words that come to mind when I laid eyes upon this wild, unfinished custom project. It’s listed as a 1939 Cord here on eBay in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania with a… more»

Iconic Hardtop: 1957 Chevrolet Bel Air

Here is a project that could definitely be a showpiece for advanced bodywork and fabrication skills. The seller has all the model lines covered, listing it Bel Air/150/210. However, it sports Bel Air trim at least on the left… more»

Rock’n Rocket 88: 1950 Oldsmobile Club Coupe

There are hotrods and resto-mods and then there are one-off unique customs like this custom 1950 Olds Rocket 88 Club Coupe. In my opinion, this awesome Olds is a very special combination of early, period correct hot rod performance… more»

White Lightning: 1947 Ford DeLuxe Custom

At first look, this beauty evokes memories of the ’50s and all the trappings that come along: Poodle skirts, Pompadour and Duck-Tail hairstyles, rolled-cuff jeans, Drive-Ins, and George-Barris-style custom cars. This car just happens to be available here on… more»

Low Price 1937 Buick Special

For being the age that it is, this 1937 Buick Special is in decently good shape. It is at a bid price of $4,200 and was found in a desert in California. This car was once used to pay… more»

California Barn Find? 1932 Ford Sedan

The 1932 Ford is one of the most desired cars in the hot rod community. While this car is not a five-window coupe or a two-door roadster, it’s still original ’32 Henry Ford steel. It can be found here on… more»