How To: BBQ Grill From A VW Rabbit

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How To: BBQ Grill From A VW Rabbit

I have always dreamed of owning a convertible Volkswagen Rabbit and a 1969 Volkswagen Karmann Ghia. But for all practicality purposes with the cost of maintenance, I have come to terms with the fact that this just will likely never happen. But, if I did have one just sitting around, I could make a BBQ grill out of it like Imgur user Managerofnothing did with an empty body of a VW Rabbit.

While restoring a VW Rabbit GTI, Managerofnothing bought a carcass of a VW Rabbit for body parts needed for the project. Deciding that it would be a shame to waste the leftovers, a plan for the front half of the shell was formed. A mockup using 3MM sheet metal was made, and then sanding and priming began. Using incredible attention to detail, he painted the car white using heat resistant paint to look just like his other restored GTI, even keeping the height the same and getting the lights working.


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Cosplayer, writer, craftswoman at Ruby Fern, and co-founder of the non-profit The Geek Foundation. I love creativity and being a maker!

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