Rat Rod Alley 08082016

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Rat Rod Alley 08082016
Rat Rod Alley 08082016 by StreetRodding.com It was a simpler time when Hard Core Speed junkies would jump in their hopped-up, chopped-down Model Ts and be at one of the dry lakes in less than three hours. Or, if the need was urgent, they could find a deserted back road or open field. At the lakes, the cars were timed with handheld stopwatches and placed in a class determined by the resultant time.
The vast majority of the cars being run were four-cylinder Ford Model Ts or their successor, the four-cylinder Model A. The cars were cheap, plentiful, lightweight, and easy to work on. They responded to simple "hop ups" like higher compression and timing adjustments, additional Carbs, and more radical cam grinds.
The drill was fairly simple: Buy the nicest roadster you could find (because roadsters were the lightest); strip off everything not needed to go fast, like the fenders, headlights, hood, and top; find some cheap used tires to replace your bald ones or to mount over your existing tires for a little extra tread; and go racing. Willie Moore StreetRodding.com




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Rat Rod Alley 08082016 StreetRodding.com Muscle Car Rat Rod Hot Rod Classic Car
Rat Rod Alley 08082016 StreetRodding.com Muscle Car Rat Rod Hot Rod Classic Car
Rat Rod Alley 08082016 StreetRodding.com Muscle Car Rat Rod Hot Rod Classic Car
Rat Rod Alley 08082016 StreetRodding.com Muscle Car Rat Rod Hot Rod Classic Car
Rat Rod Alley 08082016 StreetRodding.com Muscle Car Rat Rod Hot Rod Classic Car
Rat Rod Alley 08082016 StreetRodding.com Muscle Car Rat Rod Hot Rod Classic Car
Rat Rod Alley 08082016 StreetRodding.com Muscle Car Rat Rod Hot Rod Classic Car
Rat Rod Alley 08082016 StreetRodding.com Muscle Car Rat Rod Hot Rod Classic Car





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