What's Your Craziest Car Build Story?

Illustration for article titled What's Your Craziest Car Build Story?
CountersteerYour true stories of good and bad things that happen in cars.

The other weekend I met a guy who turned a ‘90s BMW from a junkyard special parts car with a bullet hole in it into a somewhat successful track/drift car in 36 hours. What’s the craziest car build story from your life?


Any kind of tale is welcome, from long nights and short deadlines to big twists and small victories. Whatever you remember, post below. Pics are welcome.

Photo Credit: Raphael Orlove

Contact the author at raphael@jalopnik.com.


Mine has been posted before, so I’ll make is short. From this:

To this:

So far anyway. I got a couple more projects brewing in my brain.