Informative Speech On Rat Rods

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A rat Rod, why rat rods? What is a rat rod? Who built the first rat rod? Pro streets or rat rods? What are the styles of rat rods? The first top question “Why rat rods?”. Let me tell you about them in these paragraphs. But first what is a rat rod. Many people have said that they were a piece of junk through together with a budget well they're wrong. A rat rod is a vehicle you can drive for as many miles as you want and not fall apart every 2000 miles. A rat rod is a vehicle that the parts are miscellaneous from different models of cars. For example, a 1932 chevy two door sedan if want a wire grille you can do that because it's yours. Rat rods are meant to be the way you want it but if you want the technical term of a rat rod instead of mine …show more content…
Well let me tell you I know off the top of my head but I will just explain Robert Williams to you. He painted allot and not many people knew that, and they just thought he was a normal guy. He was the guy who painted “Hot Rod Race” and “Appetite For Destruction”. The first true rat rod was built by Robert Williams and it was...Eights and Aces. Eights and Aces was a 1932 ford car it was painted with red primer. It had allot of work done to it and he decided to leave the 1932 Ford fenders on so it would still give that mean and stylish look. When he took the car to a car show in southern California. An editor for a magazine seen the car and he seen the owner with the car and asked what it was called and he said Eights and aces. Then the editor asked what category it was in he said “honestly I don’t know” the editor said it was like a rat bike and it's like a hot rod and that so he combined the names and it became a Rat …show more content…
There is the stylish 1953 chevy truck with the curved fenders and the steep sided bed. Man, you gotta love it. Then you gotta love the 1954 chevy truck, most people will take this truck and lower a tonne of it like a 6” lower left and put a very expensive motor then they will take almost all the rust off and call it a rat rod. I get really mad when they do that and call them rat rods when they are not, but enough about me and now the paper they put diesel and sometimes boat motors and with side fender exists known as bullhorns they will definitely fly down the road. Then there are the 1950 core trucks which are sweet because they are very mean, stylish, and tough and fast if you do stuff right and have very many options. But there are some stylish 1930’s

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