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Category Archive: FUNNY STUFF, Videos

Oil And Water: Adding Nitrous To A Toyota Prius Isn’t A Fantastic Idea!

Is it wrong to rip on the Toyota Prius? Hell no! We understand that economical cars have their place and we understand that hybrid technology is one way to get there. That’s all fine and good....

Earmuffs, Kids: Working On A Cummins 12-Valve While Maintaining A Solid “R” Rating

There is a reason why I don’t do a lot of live stuff that’s off-the-cuff: my propensity to use the English language…ALL of the English language…as best as I know how. Okay,...

Video Fun: Multiple Engine Miniature Pulling Tractors Hauling The Sled Put On A Great Show

Back before the world of video gaming, miniature racing was the real hardcore alternative to full-sized competition. High end remote control cars and boats are still raced by hardcore RC fans and...

Brains Or Balls? Watch This Excavator Operator Take The Quick Way Down A Hill – Does He Make It?

There are things that happen on every job site that range from the crazy to the downright suicidal and this video depicts a situation that seems to have elements of both. You are going to see an...

Insane Video: Watch This Driver Literally Jump Another Car In A Flying Victory Of Incompetence

(By Greg Rourke) – Jumping vehicles over other vehicles has been a challenge almost as long as there have been vehicles. Here’s a new category…Bank Customer Jumps Innocent...

4 Minute Thrash: Watch A Classic Customized 1957 Harley Get Completely Torn Down And Rebuilt In Minutes

Normally when we are showing you a cool Redline Rebuild video from Hagerty it is centered around an engine and just an engine. This time though, the engine is a part of the whole package as you are...

Video: Watching A Trabant Drag Race Is A Type Of Funny No Words Exist For

(By Greg Rourke) –Oh sure, we’ve seen plenty of fast stuff on these hallowed pages. Perhaps a nice leisurely stroll down the dragstrip is what we need. Even seen or heard  of a Trabant?...

Magnetic Ride Control? Why Buy Expensive Suspension Systems When You Can Do It Yourself?

Magnetorheological shock absorbers, like you’d find in performance GM cars, Ferraris, Audis, and even the Ford Mustang Shelby GT350, have been a marvel of suspension control for years. Known...

Video: This Freaky Straight Eight Is Blown And Beyond Comprehension On Some Level

We were looking for information and videos on a particularly old straight eight engine the other day and what we found was this! You are looking at a pretty old video by modern standards. This one...

Epic Video: Watch Don Rickles Roast Evel Knievel In The 1970s! (Those Easily Offended…skip it)

The late Don Rickles was an American treasure. One of the funniest guys who ever lived, he made a great life for himself as a comedian who could and would literally burn people to the ground and have...

Work Truck Wednesday: Bringing A 1969 GMC Back To Life After Living Out In The Open For Years

The old farm truck at the edge of the property that hasn’t moved in years bit is almost cliché at this point. Whether it’s a 1940s Ford, a Power Wagon with the paint flaking off of the...

This 1980s Tamiya Promotional Video Rules: F-150, Sand Scorcher, and Rough Rider

There are some things that I find myself wanting in waves and I am guessing most of you have felt this way, too. Some days you wake up and think, “Today I’m gonna buy X,Y, or Z...

Buyer Beware Video: This Duster Looked Like A Good Buy…Until Tony DeFeo Actually Looked At It In Person

We’ve literally all been there. The car we wanted for (close to) the price we wanted to pay for it. It’s exciting and exhilarating to go and see this thing that’s been the object of...

WTF IS THAT: The Bad, Worse And Just Plain Disgusting Sides Of Maintaining Old Buses

The closest thing I have to compare working on buses made shortly after World War II, like the guy behind Bus Grease Monkey does on a regular basis, is Army motorpool work, where pretty much...