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Electric Motorbike Turned Into A Ratrod Car

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The modern definition of a rat rod is a custom car with a deliberately worn-down, unfinished appearance, typically lacking paint, showing rust, and made from cheap or cast-off parts.

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EVER wondered what happens when you put an electric motorcycle motor into a rat rod? Well, one car fanatic has the answer. Rich Benoit, a YouTuber from Gloucester, Massachusetts, has created something that he says has never been done before.

Rich told Truly: “No one has ever taken an electric motorcycle motor and put it in a car – it’s beautiful.” The 1930s vehicle was originally powered by a Chevrolet 305 V8 but that was replaced with an electric powerplant from Zero Motorcycles.

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Rich Benoit created an adaptor plate to mount the electric motor to the Model A’s transmission and a coupler to connect the motor shaft to the transmission.The Zero electirc motor mount directly onto the cars existing three-speed gear box and still makes use of the manually operated transmition./Barcroft Cars

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