I agree with tech,,and not because of chop/cut/rebuild.
If I was the o/p I'd go to a show and ask to ride in one of the rat rods,
then see if thats what you want, they ride like junk..
Rat Rod vs Lamborghini Aventador! Roadkill Episode 5 - YouTube
^^^ THIS WILL give you an idea of what it's like to live with what you want to build, good luck