- A Nigerian man has shown off the transformed look of a 2007 Hilux car that was old and damaged
- The talented youth converted the old car into a black 'tear rubber' 2020 Tiger whip and left netizens shocked
- He urged people not to give up on their old cars and should instead locate him and see the magic that would be performed
A Nigerian man caused a commotion on TikTok after showcasing how he refurbished an old Hilux into a 2020 Tiger car.
From something that should be in a junkyard, he repainted it black and changed the necessary body parts, as well as its interior.
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Netizens found it hard to believe that the new car was the old Hilux he posted. Proud of his work, he advised netizens to bring their old cars to him for refurbishing.
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"...No too much talk just bring ur old car and see what we can do," he wrote beneath the video.
The car refurbisher explained to Legit.ng when quizzed that God inspired him to go into what he does now.
"Thank you so much Legit.ng. I so much appreciate your publicity support. I can say that it is just God that gives me direction and hunger."
Watch the video below:
Social media reactions
"Instead of wasting money to change it. Why not use the money and buy the New main model."
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"Nigerian would have been the best Country in Africa with the vast skills and talents that's embedded in them."
"All these doubting Thomas...You are not creative does not mean that people out there are like you.. People are creative mehn."
"Na en be say all these cars people Dey buy say na tear rubber na upgraded."
"If you tell me u buy new car.. I will come to auto base and check your car .. Nice work."
"Big problem they makert for cars like that ooo, so they will tell me dis 2022 model wen they know they want to sell 2007 car or 1999 car for me. Ok oo."
Mazi Chiemena Samuel said:
"This is sweet."
Nigerian man converts his old car into a Benz
Meanwhile, Legit.ng previously reported that a Nigerian man had turned his old car into a Benz.
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Photos of the new whip as shared by @gossipmilltv on Instagram showed that the unidentified man turned his car into a 2016 model of Mercedes Benz.
The media outlet also shared various photos highlighting the transformation process which involved changing the car's body parts. The car was also painted white, giving it that brand-new look like a recently bought whip.
The average price for a used 2016 Mercedes Benz C-class is $31,900 (N13.1m).