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Chevy Rat Rod Pick-Up – Kent, Connecticut

September 7th, 2011 by Stu

How can something this rough and unfinished be so utterly cool at the same time? Well, that’s the essence of a rat rod. The rougher the better. It’s precisely this “work in progress” look that defines the breed. This one appears to have started life as a late 40s early 1950s Chevy pick up whose owner placed more importance on putting it to work [function] than he did making it look “pretty” [form]. Slam the body, chop the roof and you have yourself one pretty bad ass rat rod.

There’s a reason why matte paint finishes are so hot right now people.

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