WTF Friday: Hot Tub Time Machine

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At the Tim and Brenda’s Place charity show this weekend I took a step back in time via a hot tub just like the guys in the surprisingly funny movie Hot Tub Time Machine.

The twist?

This hot tub was in the back of an extensively modified GMC van.

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The van you see above is a serious throwback on its own, chopped/removed top, shortened doors, lack of body lines, tilt front end, and what look to be prime wheels this van is a straight 90s throwback.

Already blown away by this rolling time capsule I was honestly surprised to find the hot tub where I was expecting to see an over the top stereo install.
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I’ve heard of hot tubs in cars before, and even seen them in movies and on-line but this is the first time I saw one in the flesh, jets and all.

The tub wasn’t filled with water, and I didn’t get a chance to ask if it worked but lets just suspend disbelief and hope that it does.

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Also at the show as an equally time period correct ’80s Grand Am Lowrider. Again, I’ve seen a few ‘oddball’ lowrider platforms online, and even done a Theme Tuesday on them, but again this was the first serious example I’d seen in person.

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Like the banana van it had a tilt front end, but it also had a chrome under carriage and crushed velvet mud flaps.

The interior was done in matching crushed velvet and topped of by a super tiny chain steering wheel.

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The trunk was host to batteries and pumps and interestingly enough two Legacy amps which probably produce about a fraction of the 1000 watts they claim.

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Hope you enjoyed this little trip back in time and despite my light ribbing props to the owners for keeping these two vehicles on the road.

Look out for a few more cars from the this show over the course of the next week or so.

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