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08-04-2012 07:22 PM
ratrod87
s-10 ratrod

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
cboy
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Originally Posted by RattedS10
...hey guys here my dads and mine s10 we built.
Hot dang, that's pretty darn cool.
11-30-2010 07:05 PM
timothale
s10 rat

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
MARTINSR
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Originally Posted by NEW INTERIORS
I seen this one on the web.Pretty cool.
That is WILD! I don't think you save a whole lot from an off brand body (in other words not a popular car like a 36 Ford or something). But that little truck is damn cool!

Brian
11-30-2010 04:26 PM
RattedS10
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
NEW INTERIORS
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Originally Posted by McLeay F1
that s10 is great. took some nuts to cut her up like that
how come the shifter isn't poking out of the roof?

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
McLeay F1 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
Old Fool
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Originally Posted by NEW INTERIORS
I seen this one on the web.Pretty cool.
Love that hi flow air intake, must be good for another minus 50hp,lol
12-09-2008 05:48 AM
weirdbeard 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
cboy
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Originally Posted by Mark Larsh
I just finished an s10 rat rod great project
Any pictures? (We just love pictures here.)
12-08-2008 08:14 PM
Mark Larsh
s10 rat rod

I just finished an s10 rat rod great project
06-28-2006 11:14 PM
home brew Take a look at this project journal and see if you like what you see:

http://www.hotrodders.com/forum/jour...ge=1&reverse=1
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
adtkart 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.

JMO

Aaron
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