All photos: Craigslist

Car puns. Jalops live for them. Usually the puns are just a few words typed onto an internet website, but one Chevrolet Astro owner decided to build an actual, physical pun using a little bit of turf.

Found for sale on Craigslist is a 1998 Chevrolet Astro, a vehicle with an unkillable 4.3-liter 90 degree V6 and a decent 4L60E four-speed automatic. Despite its robust powertrain, it appears that this particular Astro has suffered some sort of crash, as seen in the blurry photo in the listing:


But rather than let this apparently great-running Astro succumb to the evils of the junkyard crusher, the owner turned it into an awesome rat-rod by chopping its roof off, adding a custom windshield, removing much of the interior, and laying down some turf.

Astroturf! Get it? Folks, I’ll be here all week.

Sr. Technical Editor, Jalopnik. Always interested in hearing from auto engineers—email me. Cars: Willys CJ-2A ('48), Jeep J10 ('85), Jeep Cherokee ('79, '91, '92, '00), Jeep Grand Cherokee 5spd ('94).

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