Who doesn’t want to go for a ride on this wild 1949 Chevrolet Rat Rod Pickup!? This Rat Rod started life as a regular 1949 Chevrolet 3100 Pickup Truck. It’s full customizing started with the Z-cut frame, which has been cut 8 inches in the front and 9 inches in the rear. The body actually rests on the ground when lowered to suspend air travel. The Cab is sectioned by 4 inches, channeled by 2 inches, and the roof gets a 5 inches chop. When you look at the overall appearance, it is completed by the detailed patina and custom pinstripes. Love it or Hate it!
Finished with dark Green paint, this 1949 Chevrolet Rat Rod Pickup features a customized rear glass, a visor, a glossy windshield, a monochromatic mirror, and amber cowl lamps. Wood-finished box, protruding out LED taillights, turn signals, and redesigned fences enhance its rear profile. It gets an original Comp Thumpr Cam, a large-fancy front grille, and retro Chevrolet Twilite headlamps. The silver statue mounted at the top of the front grille is an eye-catching feature. The roofline, front, side, rear, and interior are warmed up with Kirk James’ beautiful Bluzman Pinstriping and take this 1949 Chevrolet Rat Rod Pickup to a next level.
This wild Rat Rod has a vintage horn, a bright Equus tach, a retro carter fuel tank, a redesigned Quaker State expansion tank, and a sweet Marshalltown Vacuum gauge. It has power drum brakes as well. It gets a custom chassis with heavily modified suspension and adjustable airbags. It has 14-inch, 10-spokes front wheels and 15-inch rear wheels.
This 1949 ChevroletRat Rod Pickupgets suicide doors and offers custom-made leather seating thrones to cruise through despite all the cuts and channels when the doors are opened and accessed inside. Exposed welds, rivets, patina, and pinstripes give this machine a true Rat Rod interior. A gauge cluster is positioned in front of the steering wheel on the dash. Several more gauge readers are installed on the engine to monitor more gauges, and those can be read clearly even from the inside.
It’s got a true Rat Rod inspiration, thanks to Bluzman Pinstriping’s Kirk James’ hand-crafted warm decor. This wild Rat Rod is powered by a 454 cubic-inch Chevrolet V8 with an electric Oberhausen blower. The power produced by the engine is transmitted to the GM 10-bolt rear axle through a Turbo-Hydramatic 400 3-speed automatic transmission.
A Delco-Remy HEI distributor shoots spark through loomed Accel Hi-Temp Super Stock Radio Suppression cables. The clean weathered valve cap cover both the iron heads and iron blocks, and they are speckled with Chevy-Orange paint. Also, an efficient aluminum radiator along with an electric fan helps to cool the engine. A short V-belt spins a traditional water pump next to a modern alternator, and everything breathes through internally restricted Zoomies.