Originally Posted by McLeay F1
I hate to say it folks but thats how rodding started and don't tell me theres old timers out there that don't remember having a string for a throttle and sat on a milk crate till they got a pay check to get a throttle and a seat yes some of them were poorly built and that guy should have installed the fire wall and a window. if you ever sat in a tank in ww2 then that car felt pretty safe for the day.
Just because things were done that way 60+ years ago, doesn't make it right today. There are a lot more cars on the road today than back when.
People (rodders) have had to fight over the years to keep their hobby from being legislated out of existence, then along comes a new fad and at first glance their builds look like a POS, and many are. That is the image that that is spreading with rat rods.