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50 cars in 50 days, celebrating 50 years of Old Cars: Day Forty-Five

Old Cars wants to celebrate our 50-year anniversary by bringing you "50 cars in 50 days." Today we offer up an International Ratrod.
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Old Cars is turning 50. In honor of 50 years of the privilege of bringing the old cars hobby to our valued and faithful readers, Old Cars will revisit 50 of our past featured cars in 50 days, to commemorate the half-century of Old Cars. Here's to fifty more years of Old Cars!

DAY FORTY-FIVE: 1935 International Ratrod

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When it comes to rat rodding, Don Duchene and some of his car buddies are all about reaching new lows.

The lower, the better.

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If it’s loud, crazy, cheap and can sneak in the garage when the garage door is only halfway up, chances are Duchene digs it. The Franken-rod he built a couple years back and dubbed “Slim” fits the bill on all counts.

“It was 42½ inches [high] when I originally built it. With spring sag it might be 42 now,” laughs Duchene, a resident of Harris, Minn. “It has a 150-inch wheelbase … so it’s long and lean.”

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