North Carolina man turns $600 station wagon into ‘Ghostbusters’ mobile

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BURKE COUNTY, N.C. — A North Carolina man turned a $600 station wagon into the “Ghostbusters” car because he said he wanted to make people smile.

WBTV reported that 27-year-old Justin Parker paid $600 for his 1992 Ford Taurus and has since transformed it to the “Ghostbusters” mobile.

The Burke County man said he used mostly everyday items to remodel the vehicle including parts from salvage yards and thrift stores.

The ecto-cooler is an old mop bucket top and the radar detector is a painted coffee can. He even made a proton backpack made from a handheld vacuum cleaner and a colander, according to WBTV.

“I’ve been mistaken for an ambulance, a police car, and a Google Earth car,” he said. “Mostly it’s to make people happy, to make people smile.”