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Category Archive: ENGINES, FUNNY STUFF, Videos

Danger Video: Watch An Ancient Stationary Diesel Run Away On Fire Up And The Huge Guy Who Wrestles It Back To Idle!

(This is an oldie but a goodie. As we’re talking about “working things” here on Labor Day, this video of a runaway stationary diesel engine makes sense. Why? It was designed to...

I Sense Some Hostility: Lohnes Tries To Get Under My Skin With The Regular Car Review Of The Dodge Aspen

When you like off-beat things, you immediately set yourself up as a target. It’s just a given in human culture. Are you A Flock of Seagulls fan? Get ready for “ran so far away”...

Watch This Large Barge Of A 1973 Olds Rip Sweet Donuts On A Country Road – Sleeper City

Here’s a perfect video for a Saturday because it’ll make you smile and make you want to go out there and drive your hot rod. Why? Because this is pure fun in a big, cool car and because...

Video Bonanza: A Collection of Hilarious Car Wash Failures Featuring Complete Morons and Lunatics

Next to screwing up a free lunch, wrecking your car and/or causing serious damage to it while inside a car wash seems a tough thing to do. At some places you literally drive in, pull up until a...

Proof You Might Be Fast Enough: This GSX-R 1000 Can, Will, And Did Snap It’s Tach Needle

A Suzuki GSX-R 1000 is a literbike that is best left to professionals and people who physically resemble the typical horse jockey. When it comes to the title of “King of the...

Watch A Huge 48-Foot Power Boat Take Flight While Speeding Over The Wake Of A Yacht – This Is An E-Ticket Ride!

(Judging by the depth of the water on the salt this year, we think that the guy driving this boat would have been able to catch some air out there!) If there’s a group of motorsports...

Watch This Car With Four Wheel Steering Strut Its Stuff On A Michigan Bridge In 1931 – Freak!

Yes, that old car is driving completely sideways. This film taken in 1931 shows a guy in Pontiac, Michigan driving a car that he specially modified to have four wheel steering. Think monster truck...

Bonneville Speed Week 2014: Carpool DeVille, The World’s Fastest Hot Tub Will Be On The Salt!

(Editor’s note: Craig wrote this story and we ran it some weeks back to let people know about the fund raising effort that the builders of the Carpool Deville were putting on in an attempt to...

Check Out This Hilarious Review Of The 2000 Toyota Corolla-Accurate And Sarcastic, All In One!

The 2000 model year Toyota Corolla is about the most vanilla offering Toyota had in their lineup, which is saying something about the company that spent the 1990s and 2000s re-defining...

BS News: South African Overpass Leading 1-0 Against Giraffe In Game Of Chicken

When Brian ten minutes ago sent me a link to a story entitled ‘Giraffe beheaded by overpass’, I immediately quipped, “Wasn’t that the opening of The Hangover 3?”. I then...

Video: How To Sell The Toyota Hilux Using A Lot Of Japanese Businessmen And A Gorilla

The Toyota Hilux is a world-renowned badass, known for it’s reliability and toughness, the likes of which have been tested over battlefields and damn near everything that Top Gear has ever...

Absolutely Hilarious: Watch This Gearhead Prank Involving A “Runaway” Zero-Turn Lawn Mower

That lead photos is not exactly what it appears to be. Sure, there’s a car load of guys driving behind what looks to be a zero turn industrial lawn mower that has made a jail break and it...

Caption This: No, It’s Ok…I Can Get A New Car.

Bees are good for many things: beeswax has many uses, honey is very delicious, they pollinate flowers and assist in the creation of food. Bees have two downsides: they swarm and they sting. The...

Friday Reason To Go Home Early And Drink: The Smart Car Is Getting Another Season

We’re sure you are reading this and wondering, “What could possibly make you guys want to get loaded after all the good news this week?” Indeed, the Mustang, Camaro, and Challenger have never...