Preparations start for Desert Rattler
Rod has started work on the vehicle he will be using for the forthcoming Desert Rattler Run – a 1929 Ford Model A that was previously used as a snowmobile.
“Unfortunately because the ’29 had been a snow runner there was rust galore and there were just so many parts that were not as good as they needed to be for what I was intending so I decided to do a complete strip down and a rebuild,” explains Rod.
“Since the beginning of the rebuild, it has been quite tedious and in the end I decided to strip the ’29 down to a chassis and begin a total restoration but with some modifications.”
So that’s what Rod has done! Here’s how he’s got on so far…