1940s Rat Rod Go Cart

Pop Strutts (my grampa) created this bit of vehicular awesome from a lawnmower engine, some stray bicycle parts and wood scraps. There was no steering wheel, only a tiller. The engine was a Briggs & Stratton 1/2 hp rope-starter. It had three gears, but to change gears you had to stop, move the drive belt … Continue reading “1940s Rat Rod Go Cart”

Potential: One-Eyed Rat Rod Short Bus

This ^^^ could look like this vvv only lower. 1953 Short Ford Bus offered for only $6,500: I put Flat Head V-8 In service 10 years Carb, Ignition, Two new water pumps, all heater hose and service ran strong and just needed a clutch fork, a few glasses and I have access to glass, pulled … Continue reading “Potential: One-Eyed Rat Rod Short Bus”

Saturday Matinee – The Leopards, Danny Rockabilly, Char & Tomoyasu Hotei with Brian Setzer

The Leopards are from Finland. They appreciate tight skirts, Rat Rods and Rockabilly, but not in that order. Annastiina Virmavirta – voc, bass Aleksi Manninen – guitar Paulo Poverini – drums Danny Rockabilly and His Clan are from Budapest and they’re entirely awesome. From his FaceBook page: Üdvözlök mindenkit a zenekar oldalán! A nevem Danny … Continue reading “Saturday Matinee – The Leopards, Danny Rockabilly, Char & Tomoyasu Hotei with Brian Setzer”