Jump to content

Time to Enter Tractor of the Month!
Garden Tractors and Parts on eBay

- - - - -

Rat Rods

  • Please log in to reply
19 replies to this topic


  • Senior Member
  • -GTt Supporter-
  • Contributor
  • Member No: 24522
  • 6,725 Thanks
  • 5,084 posts
  • Location: "Hamiltucky" Ohio

Posted February 04, 2013 - 09:56 AM

Just like cars, I think built rods are pretty cool. Please don't take a prefectly good resto and hack it up, but something with no motor, maybe missing pieces, go for it. I would like to build a lowered one, maybe change pulleys so it would have a little speed....i don;'t have time to fix the ones I need to work let alone a project.

Look at Don Campbell's scale builds, his rod tractor is cool.

#17 twostep ONLINE  



  • Senior Member
  • Contributor
  • Member No: 10198
  • 1,907 Thanks
  • 2,507 posts
  • Location: Berea, KY

Posted February 04, 2013 - 10:23 AM

...i don;'t have time to fix the ones I need to work let alone a project.


^ this sums it up.

#18 CRFarnsworth OFFLINE  



  • Senior Member
  • Contributor
  • Member No: 6275
  • 3,706 Thanks
  • 1,767 posts
  • Location: Rossville Illinois

Posted February 04, 2013 - 05:43 PM

I have saw a few tractors done this way. What do you all think of them? Kinda kickin around the idea of making one.

Well wether we agree or disagree you gave us something to talk about.!!   Rick

  • Bob IN said thank you

#19 1978murray OFFLINE  


    diesel mechanic

  • Senior Member
  • Member No: 2523
  • 599 Thanks
  • 1,163 posts
  • Location: harrison city, PA

Posted February 05, 2013 - 03:33 PM

I like them if they r done right, all chrome and have a classic look

#20 backwoods OFFLINE  

  • Senior Member
  • Member No: 8613
  • 2,362 Thanks
  • 2,659 posts
  • Location: beaver dams new york

Posted February 05, 2013 - 03:44 PM

ive always wanted to build one for shows but the ones i have now have to pull there own weight around here or there up for sale. so maybe when i have a bigger garage and time ill build one until then ill keep looking at the ones everyone else builds

  • Bob IN said thank you