.

the car junkie daily magazine.

.

Category Archive: FUNNY STUFF, Videos

Roadkill! Seeing America Through The Windshield Of A Shrunken Lincoln!

Once is coincidence, twice is suspicious, and the third time is a trend. So, I’m putting it out there now: if the guys at Roadkill find another skanky, sketchy car that I’ve written about...

Striking Gold: These British Tank Mechanics Found Five Bullion Bars In The Fuel Tank Of …Well, A Tank!

Here’s a strange question: what do you do with a tank that you got in trade? Very few of us will even come close to needing to know, but a group of tank freaks in Britain will be recommending a...

Appropriate Is Relative: Check Out Some Nurburgring Oddities!

With miles of asphalt, hundreds of corners, and the opportunity to wipe out just about every potential car that pulls onto it’s surface, the Nurburgring’s legend is set in stone for good...

Messing With The Meter Maid 101: Park A 1977 Evel Knievel Indycar At An Expired Meter!

The parking meter, oh how we loathe thee. Paying for the privilege of parking the car is an annoyance…it used to be that if you didn’t have change, that you were plumb out of luck, but...

Party Hard: Shoving Andrew W.K. And His Friends In A Drift Infiniti Is A Great Idea!

Andrew W.K. always wants to have a good time. The self-proclaimed “king of partying”, he’s part motivational speaker, part honorary Jackass team member, a couple parts completely...

Some Days, You Just Need To Go Jump Some Sand Dunes In A Cheap Short Bus!

Running in the sand dunes is just good fun, there’s no way around that. Get an orange flag, get some paddle tires, and go out and romp to your heart’s content. What would you take? Quad?...

Bet Ye Can’t Do This! Toyota’s “Wade” Commercial Sees The Real Hilux Square Off Against A Remote-Controlled Hilux!

It’s a shame that more car manufacturers don’t get creative with advertising anymore. Mostly, it’s the same thing: show the car or truck driving along, happy family, some...

This Five-Year-Old Has The Coolest Toys Ever! Handbrakes, Fast, And She Can Drive Them Too!

When I was five years old, I had a Big Wheel, one of the original red and yellow ones, and my little brother had a Big Wheel that was supposed to be Knight Rider themed. No, it didn’t give him...

Eargasm Video: 13 Minutes of Vintage Drag Race Radio Ads – Plus Some Hilarious Outtakes!

I have to thank my Funny Car drivin’ pal Jon Wall for the tip on these two awesome videos. The first is more than 12 minutes of vintage drag racing radio ads spanning from 1966-1969 featuring...

Man Vs. Wild: Stump Removal Done Right And Wrong!

Mow around it all you want, ignore it as long as you can…sooner or later, the ugly stump of what was once a tree in your yard is going to have to be extracted sooner or later, and it’s...

Know Your Enemy: This Unassuming Little Scooter Is Just Crazy Enough To Work!

It happens every time. There are movies and stories about how this works. David versus Goliath. The skinny little kid who takes approximately three seconds of the school bully’s crap before...

Roadkill! No American Cars, They Must Be Prettied Up And They Have To Be Raced At An Event…No Sweat, Right?

TopGear may have perfected the budget-minded cheap car shootout, but it’s one thing for three Brits who are all about picking a car down to it’s core to score beater cars and try to make...

You Failed: The Right And Very Wrong Way Of Running A Confidence Course In An LMTV!

If you thought teaching a teenager how to drive for the first time was a nerve-wracking experience, sit in the passenger seat as a young soldier prepares to drive something much, much larger than...

Cleetus and AZN Learn First-Hand How The Police Deal With Hot Rodders In Australia!

We know that Farmtruck and AZN made it over to Australia for the fun and excitement that was Summernats 30, but guess who tagged along? That’s right, America personified, Cleetus McFarland...