1939 Plymouth Air Radial Truck
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1939 Plymouth Air Radial Truck

Colorado Auto & Parts is home to the famous “Plymouth Air Radial Truck” — A 1939 Plymouth PT-81 truck with a seven-cylinder, air-cooled, radial engine from a 1954 Cessna 195 Airplane. [Read More…]
Turbo Toyota 2JZ 1931 Ford Model A Rat Rod
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Turbo Toyota Powered ’31 Ford Model A

Brandon DeJesus rolls a ’31 Ford Model A rat rod, but it may not be what you’re expecting — it’s powered by Toyota’s 2JZ-GTE power plant — an inline-six-cylinder engine that is sooo ready to make staggering amounts of horsepower that, more than two decades after its introduction, professional motorsports teams of all kinds still seek out these early ’90s 3.0L engines. [Read More…]
Rustarado - 1954 Chevrolet Rat Rod Truck
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1954 Chevy Rat Rod ~ Craig Dolan’s Rustarado

Rustarado — a 1954 Chevrolet Pick-up Truck — is a first-rate Rat Rod Truck crafted by one Craig Dolan. This truck is simply stunning and demonstrates some handcrafted features that are very well done such as the leather-work and hand-worked and hammered copper panels.  [Read More…]
Builds / Projects

1936 Ford Humpback Rat Rod Roadster

Project: 1936 Ford Humpback Rat Rod Roadster This is what was delivered: Straight axle, wishbone, spring and a 1936 Ford Four Door Humpback that was at some point cut down to a two-door roadster. The first [Read More…]
Charles Darmanjian's '47 Plymouth
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Charles Darmanjian’s ’47 Plymouth

Charles is a one-man-show in a small three bay shop in North Troy, New York. He primarily designs and fabricates parts for cars that are far from rat rods, his project car is a 1947 Plymouth. While his business caters to newer cars, Charles admits that it’s the classics he really enjoys working on. [Read More…]
1946 Chevrolet
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Patrick and Ethel’s 1946 Chevrolet Pickup

One of our roving hot rod hunters caught up with Patrick and Ethel from Illinois and their unique 1946 Chevrolet truck. This beauty was acquired in January 2013 and has been worked over from the ground up. Patrick dropped and chopped the truck and so much more. [Read More…]
Resurgence Rat Rod
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Resurrected Rust Garage’s Resurgence Rat Rod

Gary Fisher and his crew at Resurrected Rust Garage transform disparate parts into the Resurgence Rat Rod, the winner of the 2015 Rat Rod build-off, a national contest organized by Rat Rod Magazine. The Resurrected Rust Garage team won  the trophy for the second year in a row. [Read More…]
Chevrolet Reborn as Rat Rod
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820 HP Chevrolet Rat Rod Pickup Truck

Back in the 40s, this once innocent Chevrolet pickup truck left a dealership’s lot and began a lifetime of hard work and faithful service. But after it’s rebirth, it can live life with a bit more horsepower as a Chevrolet Rat Rod Truck. [Read More…]
Aaron Anderson’s True Home Grown Rat Rod
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Aaron Anderson’s True Home Grown Rat Rod

The story of Aaron’s Rat Rod goes like this: In 2007 I worked at a dealership in the local town that had a 1936 Dodge dump truck sitting in a grass lot behind a building. I’d have to trim weeds around it when the dealership got slow. I’ve always bought rat rod magazines and always thought about building one, but… [Read More…]