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Chris Pratt Proudly Shows Off His Impressively Restored 1965 Volkswagen Beetle

by Elizabeth VanMetre 2:18 PM PST, March 12, 2016
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What can't Chris Pratt do?

The Jurassic World star can officially add classic car restoration to the list of things he's amazing at. On Thursday, Pratt shared a photo of his restored 1965 Volkswagen Beetle, a project that took 12 years to complete.

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"I love my 1965 VW Beetle,"he wrote on Instagram."Building this car has been a real labor of love. And a lot of trial and error. Started with a $2500 scrapper that I won playing blackjack. Cut to 12 years and many more dollars later and it's complete! (For now) They just don't make them like they used to."

The 36-year-old actor added that he "had no idea how to work on cars and learned through manuals and videos on YouTube."

"Nobody is gonna walk into a car museum in 40 years and say, "Whoa! Look! A 2003 Jetta! Fully restored," he mused in the lengthy caption. "Classic cars (this one is technically an antique) continue to get better with age."

Pratt ended his mini-essay by declaring, "And it's a dream come true to roll this one through the Hollywood hills. #CaliforniaDreamin #LoveBug."

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Here's to hoping we'll catch Pratt and his wife, Anna Faris, driving around Los Angeles in the restored beauty!

Watch the video below to get a glimpse at another one of Pratt's surprising talents.

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