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Genius

Posted in Uncategorized with tags , , , , on May 28, 2011 by ekhatch

I love this soooo much, greatest automotive statement made in a while. And for the haters it’s powered by a Kenne Bell blown 485 good for 1000hp and will be long hauling Power Tour this year.

Race Rat Teg

Posted in Uncategorized with tags , , on January 28, 2010 by ekhatch

The old school blue dots are such a great touch

Brawler

Posted in Uncategorized with tags , , , on December 17, 2009 by ekhatch

Brockmeister’s Bavarian Rat

Posted in Uncategorized with tags , , on November 23, 2009 by ekhatch

Crusty

Posted in Uncategorized with tags , , on May 21, 2009 by ekhatch

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Going All In

Posted in Uncategorized with tags , , , , on May 12, 2009 by ekhatch

I’m sure you’ve seen this 5 series before, it’s been efamous for a while now.

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It was in an unfortunate accident so the owner decided to go all out on it, taking from “clean rat” style (if there is such a thing) to full on hood ride.

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Love it, props to the owner.

I fucking love this car

Posted in Uncategorized with tags , , , , , , on November 8, 2008 by ekhatch

don’t ask me to explain it, it just moistens my panties for some reason

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and now the not so clean

Posted in Uncategorized with tags , , , , on October 19, 2008 by ekhatch

I really don’t know what to call this style/trend these days. Dirty Euro, Rat Style, Hood Ride…..take your pick. It’s trendy but despite that I can still really dig it. I’ve always loved old 1920s and 30s Rat Rods and I think it was the VW community that really embraced that aesthetic and applied it to newer cars first and it really suits them. It started as just taking an old beater, dumping it on some appropriate wheels and enjoying the car for what it is but the last couple of years we’ve been seeing otherwise really nice cars having patina applied. Case in point this BMW 5 series. I don’t know what to think of the manufactured rat look, of course it’s not as cool as the real thing BUT I really appreciate the uniqueness and the fact that there’s more of an artistic side to it than other forms of personalizing your ride.

VW SP-2 Rat Rod

Posted in Uncategorized with tags , , on July 6, 2008 by ekhatch

I love the whole rat rod thing, but a VW SP-2 rat? Bananas!

Not familair with the VW SP-2? It’s basically a rebodied VW Type 3 (think Notchback) built in Brazil from 1972-76. Great looking car I’ve had a thing for since I first saw one in VW Trends magazine back in high school. Only about 10,000 were built.

Old & Dürty

Posted in Uncategorized with tags , on June 14, 2008 by ekhatch