1928 Ford Model A 2 Door Sedan RAT ROD
Body is ALL Henry Ford Steel
patina with aluminum louvered roof
4 1/2 Inch Chop, Channeled,
Z'd Frame 5 inches in front 15 inches in Rear
600HP 355CI Chevy Full roller motor
with a fully polished 671 Blower Zoomie headers
Engine built by Big ALs Toy Box
9 inch rear with Richmond axels and 411 posy unit
with a 4 link setup and coil overs.
Front Suspension is a speedway dropped super bell Axel with a posies spring mounted suicide, with 27 inch hair pins.
H4 bulbs in 37 truck headlamps,
40 Ford tail lights.
The Interior is an All aluminum floor, door panels and trans cover with cooper rivets matching the bomber seats and roof.
Angry Duck Hood ornament
The Pick of the Day looks like a pristine example of sporty 1930s motoring
The antique truck has been re-created as a Mobilgas fuel-delivery vehicle
The Pick of the Day is a 1930 Model A restored as a police ‘paddy wagon’ that seems accurate for the era
Founded in 1973, Rootlieb Manufacturing produces metal hoods and other panels for the collector car restoration industry. The Pick of the Day is a 1928 Ford Model A Rootlieb Speedster.
Once again, the Hagerty crew has created a drivable automobile in just 100 hours and sourced completely from the piles of used parts at the Hershey Swap Meet.
The idea of Hagerty’s Swap to Street Challenge sprouted from a simple concept often heard at the Hershey Swap Meet, that you could build an entire car from the used parts.
‘I’m a Ramblin’ Wreck from Georgia Tech and a hell of an engineer…”
Often a popular car to turn into a classic hot rod, the 1930 Ford Model A was created to help Ford maintain a strong presence in the market during a time when other cars began to be more affordable and practical.