Jeep Rat Rod

Jeep vehicles are great for off-roading, but when you fuse one with a Rat Rod – a custom car that exaggerates the early hot rods of the 1940s, 1950s, and early-1960 – you get the 1945 Willys Jeep Rat Rod. The jeep started its life as an authentic World War II Jeep from the 1940s before it was completely revamped by Randy Ellis and his team. This custom rat rod was outfitted with an air bag suspension that allows for 7-inches of travel, a full radio, vintage Stewart Warner gauges in the center dash and a fold out windshield. It’s powered by a 1977 Chevy 350 V8 engine, mated to a 3-speed automatic transmission. Continue reading for more pictures.

1945 Willys Jeep Rat Rod