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World's Most Rust-Tacular Buick Gets Hacked Out Of Bush, Mated To Corvette

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Hack some rusty cool car out of an overgrown junkyard, then affix all the cool body stuff to a somewhat usable frame. It’s a dream I’ve always wanted to follow and it’s exactly what Roadkill did with what might be the world’s worst Buick and an also-horrible ‘70s Corvette.

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They pulled a ‘56 Buick Special, maybe the prettiest Buick that nobody seems to care about, out of a thorn bush in some Tennessee junkyard and mounted it on a two-foot-stretched frame of a ‘73 Corvette they chopped up in the same spot.

The project isn’t done yet, and it looks like it’s going to be a totally awful rusty turd. But it’s going to look badass and it’s going to run. That counts as rescuing these otherwise-doomed vehicles, and that’s good in my book.

Raphael Orlove is features editor for Jalopnik.

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The worst part about it was how the engine on the corvette chassis is set much farther back compared to the original chassis the Buick has.

The C3 was practically a front-mid engine car.

It's gonna make sitting in the front seat... Ummm... Interesting