This Is Why We Can't Leave Grampa Alone With His Tools Anymore

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This 1998 Buick La Sabre is the automotive embodiment of every grandfather I know; family-friendly-if-conservative demeanor up front, batshit backwoods construction project inspired by a few swigs of cough medicine out behind the house.

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Illustration for article titled This Is Why We Cant Leave Grampa Alone With His Tools Anymore

So yeah, somebody thinks they can sell this for... $1,200? Okay, that's actually not a bad deal. The only thing I love more than an unholy frankentruck is shade-tree ingenuity. "Ethel, where'd I put my change purse?!"

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Thanks John! Images via Craigslist.


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Chuck U Farley

Wonder what inspired that? Did the Byoo-uck get rear-ended?

I might have tried for a steel pickup box instead of the wooden wonder, but then again - a front-wheel drive pickup? Only if you are not going to carry much stuff back there