(Not Actual) Mutt Cutts Van From Dumb and Dumber Is Perfect For Your Uber Job

Released over a quarter of a century ago, 1994's Dumber and Dumber pretty much launched the careers of the Farrelly brothers and transformed Jim Carrey into a household Hollywood name in screwball comedies during the '90s.
Ford Econoline Dumb and Dumber 6 photos
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Spawning a couple of sequels and even an animated TV series, the film tells the story of a couple of dorky but dumb friends who orchestrate a cross-country trip that initially starts by driving a Ford E-Series van designed to look like an oversized dog.

Over the years, the shaggy van has become a Dumb and Dumber character on its own despite its rather short screen time. It was even exchanged for what looked like a modified Doodle Bug scooter pretty early in the movie.

That said, various replicas of the Mutt Cutts van have been recreated numerous times by fans of the movie, and one of those replicas went on sale last year as part of the Barrett-Jackson Scottsdale Auction.

Just like the original movie car, the auctioned furry van is based on a Ford Econoline, albeit its builder chose a more modern 2003 fully-loaded E-Series as a base for the conversion.

Auctioned with no reserve, the Mutt Cutts replica van even came with a minibike that looks identical to the one our two heroes exchanged the van for in the movie. Thrown in were a bunch of other movie prop replicas, including a money briefcase, helmet and goggles, and even Petey the parrot.

The interior is fitted with fur seats, air conditioning and a flatscreen TV that obviously plays the Dumb and Dumber movie, while power comes from a Ford Triton V8 paired with a four-speed automatic transmission.

Sadly, a CARFAX report showed that the vehicle was declared a total loss by an insurance company following a collision back in 2016. Judging by the photos the vehicle is now in full working order though, so it's possible that the van was revamped to look like the Dumb and Dumber car after the incident.
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Alex handled his first real steering wheel at the age of five (on a field) and started practicing "Scandinavian Flicks" at 14 (on non-public gravel roads). Following his time at the University of Journalism, he landed his first real job at the local franchise of Top Gear magazine a few years before Mircea (Panait). Not long after, Alex entered the New Media realm with the project.
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