WELCOME TO THE RAT PATROL DIARY!!!
I hope you enjoy reading about the developments and exploits of the Rat Patrol! –
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“THE RAT PATROL” – 1971 Chrysler Valiant Charger
MANUFACTURED – South Australian plant of Chrysler Australia Limited in DEC. 1971.
DRIVETRAIN – Gen 3 6.1 litre SRT HEMI with Cope 727 Transmission, 8&3/4 Sure Grip differential with 3.91 gears, PTC 3800 converter, Indy carb Modman intake,
MISSION – This blog will show off some of its “old school” Chrysler performance modifications.
THE ORIGINAL “RAT PATROL” – (aka The Long Range Patrol Group) – A group of Australian and English soldiers who patrolled the deserts of Egypt an Libya during WW2.
THE HOLLYWOOD “RAT PATROL” – Famous 60’s TV series – Maverick International team of “commandos” who rampaged across Egypt in Jeeps – (the truth is the real soldiers used old 4×4 trucks laden with fuel, explosives and water ).
CHEVY ‘RATS’ – GM (The enemy!) named their performance engines “Rats”, so I’ve nicknamed my car the Rat Patrol!
Mal and The Rat Patrol!!