|08-04-2012 07:22 PM|
Hello I am the creator of the pancaked s-10 shown in the pic up top, the massive chop and section was necessary to get the proportions right. As far as putting a drop axle in it and building a new frame is defeating the purpose if I wanted to build a period correct rod I would have used period correct body. Also I wanted to ad that the radiator was going to be mounted in the back of the cab so I didn't have to use a grill that belongs on a thirties car . I sold the truck and it got rebuilt in a different way.
|11-30-2010 10:12 PM|
|11-30-2010 07:05 PM|
I knew a guy in salinas Cal that did 2 of the graft kits, the first was the 50 ford fiberglass parts on a 90's T bird,, the other project was glass parts on an s10 cab to look like a 39 stude truck The truck project had panels that fit over the doors and rear of the cab to copy the shape of a chopped top. He was running full fenders on his. I googled s 10 39 studebaker and it's kreative rodwerks in arizona.
|11-30-2010 06:52 PM|
|11-30-2010 04:26 PM|
my rat rod s10 twin turbo
hey guys here my dads and mine s10 we built. it has a 4in chop custom bed 32 front end twin turbo 355 at 12p of boot has about 700 hp which is crazy stupid in this thing lol were still working on it getting it ready for paint
|12-09-2008 01:56 PM|
It is cool!!!! And it don't take nuts to cut one, Bring one to me, and see how fast I will cut it !!!! I like what he did,But I would have built a new frame for it,With a dropped axle.I think it would look nice that way.I have been playing with that idea alot.And will do one, one day...
|12-09-2008 12:37 PM|
that s10 is great. took some nuts to cut her up like that
how come the shifter isn't poking out of the roof?
|12-09-2008 05:53 AM|
|12-09-2008 05:48 AM|
Thats neat looking, But I think they went to far on the chop top!
That looks really painful to sit in.
|12-08-2008 09:25 PM|
|NEW INTERIORS||I seen this one on the web.Pretty cool.|
|12-08-2008 08:33 PM|
|12-08-2008 08:14 PM|
s10 rat rod
I just finished an s10 rat rod great project
|06-28-2006 11:14 PM|
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|06-28-2006 09:25 PM|
|weirdbeard||Man I say if people have done it or not do it! That could really be cool and cheap! DO IT! Post the pics.|
|06-28-2006 07:48 PM|
When you look at the shape of the S-10 body, as compared to the early trucks/cars, there is considerable difference. The earlier vehicles were narrower in the front than in the rear. That allowed the radiator to appear to follow the body shape, without the fenders attached. The frames were also narrower in the front, in a similar manor. There was also very little stuff in the engine compartment that cluttered things up. Since the S-10 frame is so wide, to accomodate the suspension, it would likely look out of place sticking out in the open.
Although you could obviously make the vehicle operable, the job of making it look like something interesting would be alot of work.
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