No, This Backwards-Facing Pickup Isn’t Really Driving In Reverse

In Cape Cod, Massachusetts, a man by the name of Ron owns a Chevrolet pickup truck that looks like it is being driven in reverse. However, it is not; it has simply had its body spun around. Let us explain.

The description in the following video says that the owner of the truck lifted the body of the chassis, span it around, and put it back on. Building it took no less than four years and, remarkably, the vehicle is registered and road legal after passing official state safety inspections in Massachusetts.

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In the video, we can see that the original turn signals have been converted into brake lights. No close-up footage of the interior is available, but it is the only telltale sign that things have been reversed.

We can’t imagine building this creation would have been easy, and it is unclear if the engine remains under the hood and now hangs out behind the cabin. In any case, switching over the interior means the steering wheel, pedals, and other essential parts have been relocated as well – and the tiny side mirrors that have been affixed to the A-pillars to ensure the driver can see what’s going on behind him are a nice touch.

We can imagine the surprise of other road users seeing this Chevy truck going down the road rear-end first. Which, we suppose, was Ron’s intention when embarking on this rather unusual conversion – which he, admittedly, nailed.

 

  • Jay

    Going to google this thing, there’s gotta be more photos of this. I like the idea.

  • AND I THOUGHT IT WAS ANNOYING WHEN PEOPLE WIRE THEIR REVERSE LIGHTS TO STAY ON WHILE GOING FORWARD.

  • Craig

    I would never EVER declare that to be ‘street worthy’.

  • Bash

    Useless, the built quality of the original one is questionable, not to even start thinking about the reversed one. This is useless crap.

  • Krisnadi Imam

    thats very dangerous, people can mistook it for a car getting in to the wrong lane. or he just turn into one way street.

    • Loquacious Borborygmus

      Well….if he’s only going one way.

  • Loquacious Borborygmus

    I hope he doesn’t fit a hardtop to the load bed.

  • db

    So how would the lighting system work at night?

  • kachuks

    So he now has a trunk area in the engine compartment?

  • Sebastien

    #americanredneck

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