Rusty Slammington is a 1985 BMW 535i, not that you can tell, given the extensive bodywork.

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The car's wheels are BBS racing wheels taken from a Porsche 935.

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Rust is the signature patina of the car's owner, Mike Burroughs. Before the fire, Burroughs concocted his own personal method of creating this look, which involved rubbing motor oil into the exposed body panels.

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The car now features a full tube-frame chassis, complete with a cage to hold its fuel cell.

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Most of Rusty's parts were lost or ruined in a garage fire, so Burroughs and his team reconstructed the entire vehicle from the ground up.

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Rusty utilizes a heavily built version of BMW's S38 six-cylinder engine. It features a wide variety of custom parts, and the engine was put together by the Bimmer experts at VAC Motorsports.

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Owner Burroughs bought the car in 2007, and started modifying it very shortly thereafter. It's been through several renditions since then.

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A peek under the hood reveals, well, just about everything, from the tube chassis to the massive tires.

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Not much of the original Rusty remains at this point. Rebuilding the car took four years.

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Have you received your tetanus booster lately?

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Approximately one foot of the car's wheelbase and body were cut out to bring this sedan to a more coupe-like silhouette.

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Side-exit exhaust pipes sit in between logos of the companies involved in Rusty's revival.

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Passengers might want to avoid resting a leg against the car's bespoke exhaust manifold -- that thing gets hot.

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In 2010, Burroughs chopped 5 inches off the car's roof, to further the car's rat-rod look.

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Just above the window frame, you can see the inboard pushrod suspension that rounds out the car's racing roots.

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The car runs on 110-octane race fuel. You won't be able to find that at your average Citgo station.

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