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Cars > Challenges > “Plymouth Rat Rod” Vs “MYRIDE”

 

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Thunder Bay, Ontario
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Edmonton, Alberta
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1936 Plymouth P1 Rust

“Plymouth Rat Rod”

1938 Dodge Brothers Coupe

“MYRIDE”

 
Photo of: 1936 Plymouth P1
Photo of: 1938 Dodge Brothers Coupe
 

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About “Plymouth Rat Rod”

I built this car in 8 months in my garage

About “MYRIDE”

It was decided on my 40th Birthday that a project was needed to stave-off middle age. The decision was made as long as it was a coupe, with running boards and bucket headlights the rest didn’t much matter. What we did find was a (soon to be realized) rare 1938 DB coupe. The rarity comes into play as we began sourcing out parts that were missing or too far gone to save.
She came to us pretty much a “basket case”. The body was
aprox. 80 percent complete with some un-useable parts attached (38 Plymouth front fender, Plymouth passenger door).
A good portion of the stainless and all the badging had to be found. With a bare but remarkably good condition original frame along with boxes of bolts, bits and pieces we filled our unheated garage.

So it began, with my 10 year old (at the time) KJ egging us on
we carted it all home and began a very enlightening and in retrospect the most rewarding portion of the project…..”the build”. I had never taken on such a complete build, the extent of my experience came from hot rodding our cars as teenagers. This build consisted of a huge learning curve, and a pile of parts that “might have worked”…oh well, live and learn.

 

Specs for “Plymouth Rat Rod”

This car has a TBI Injected 350 it also has overdrive a heater out of a International truck and seats out of a Subaru and a whole bunch of other parts

Specs for “MYRIDE”

Modifications
1969 / 70 – 327 C.I. 4 Bolt Main
- 10.25 Compression
- 488 Lift Edelbrock Cam
- Edelbrock Manifold & Triple Holley 2110’s
- Edelbrock Aluminum Heads 202/160
- Accel Dual Point Distributor / Petronix
- Block Hugger Headers
- 100 Amp Alternator
Many… Many Chrome Goodies
4 Core Alum. Radiator with Original Tanks
16”, 2200 cfm Electric Fan
2.5” Exhaust with Cherry Bomb Mufflers
TH 400 Transmission
- Shift Kit
- 2800 Stall Converter
- Hurst Shifter
Ford 8” Rear Differential
- 3: 08 Gears
- 10.50” Drum Brakes
- Lakewood Traction Bars

Mustang II IFS
- 11 Disc Brakes

Under floor Power Brakes
12 Volt EZ Wire Harness
G.M Tilt Column with Grant Banjo Wheel
Dolphin & Autometer Gauges
1000 Watt Sony AM/FM/CD & Amp.
- 10 Disc Changer
- 10” Kenwood Sub
Chrome Reverse Wheels With Baby Moons.
195x65’s Front & 235x60’s BFG Radial TA’s

 

Factory Options for “Plymouth Rat Rod”

There is nothin factory about this car. It has a 2x3 square tubing frame a rear end from a 1985 Pontiac Grand Prix, a Chevy motor.

Factory Options for “MYRIDE”

Dual Windshield Wipers

 

Mods for “Plymouth Rat Rod”

The car is a modification.

Mods for “MYRIDE”

No modifications listed.

 

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