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Trash to Treasure Rat Rod

Trash to Treasure Rat Rod

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The transformation began from Austin’s backyard junk to Mike’s rat rod. From Mike’s words: I was talking to Austin one day and mentioned I was starting a car project and I had bought an old chevy 350 motor. He then went on to tell me he had this old 36′ ford cab and truck bed sitting in his backyard collecting dust! I asked why it was just sitting back there and he explained why. I offered him money to buy it from him, some money and a “I – Owe -You” for an original painting later. I got the cab and bed over to my friend Ian’s shop, PAID 2 PLAY over at the Las Vegas Speedway. Ian is very good at building hot rods from scratch so I started giving him money periodically to build mine. I really liked the rat rod look so I kept the original rusty look. Ian built the frame from scratch and put everything together custom. It was fun seeing all the parts come together and finally getting to drive it for the first time. PAID 2 PLAY did an amazing job on my 1936 Ford pickup rat rod. I got my logo stenciled on the doors and the top, then scraped off to give it a vintage look. The bed of the truck was covered with really nice wood panel flooring to cover the suspension and everything else to give it a clean look. The white wall wheels finished it off.