A Massachusetts man has taken his love for “Ghostbusters” to the next level, converting his Toyota Rav-4 into the famed Ecto-1 from the 1984 smash hit, according to WBZ News.
Ethan Tripp, a New Bedford resident, has skillfully refashioned his Toyota with the iconic Ghostbusters logo, lights and sirens. He even equipped the machine with proton packs in the back, WBZ reports.
“Right now there’s a lot of negativity in the world so it’s nice that instead of facilitating that, I have something that does the opposite, that brings people together,” Tripp said. (RELATED: Legendary Actor From ‘Ghostbusters,’ ‘Spaceballs’ Breaks Decades-Long Acting Hiatus For 30 Second Commercial)
To put the film’s impact in perspective, it outpaced “Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom” to earn $220.7 million at the domestic box office and become the highest grossing film of 1984, according to CBS News.
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Besides the Ecto-1, Tripp shares something else in common with the