Myself and fellow filmmaker Squeakythinger have been watching the Blasfamous_1JZ build for a little over a year now. We took a ride out to see it in person and this is what was saw.
A rat rod is a style of hot rod or custom car that, in most cases, imitates (or exaggerates) the early hot rods of the 1940s, 1950s, and early-1960s.
Rat Rods that is.
What is a Rat Rod? A hotrod pieced together from anything and everything you can find. These couple that I saw at a Cars and Coffee even in PA were amazing. Some are rustier than others. Notice the wrenches used as shifters.