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No Pressure, But These Pressure Washer Discounts Really Good, and Only Available Today

You might not have an immediate need for a pressure washer, but if you own a home, it’s a useful thing to stash in the back or your garage. Today only, Amazon’s spraying out deals on a couple different models from GreenWorks, plus a bunch of accessories.Read more… Continue Reading at http://jalopnik.com

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The Pilot Who Saved That Southwest Flight Is A Badass

Tammie Jo Shults, reportedly one of the pilots responsible for landing the Southwest Airlines flight 1380 that experienced an engine explosion earlier today, was also one of the first women pilots in the Navy and one of the first women to fly the F/A 18 fighter jet.Read more… Continue Reading at http://jalopnik.com

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The Most Dramatic F1 Season Of All Time Wasn’t Shown On British TV Because Of Condoms

The 1976 Formula One season is famous for James Hunt and Niki Lauda’s rivalry, which played out across 16 races and ended, dramatically, at the Japanese Grand Prix, with Hunt taking home the championship. British viewers saw almost none of it, though, all because John Surtees’s team’s car was sponsored by a condom…Read more… Continue […]

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Tesla Switching To 24/7 Shifts To Push For 6,000 Model 3s Per Week By June, Elon Musk Says 

Tesla will operate its assembly plant in California “24/7" as part of an effort to ramp up production of the Model 3 sedan to 6,000 units per week by June, CEO Elon Musk told the company Tuesday, in an email obtained by Jalopnik.Read more… Continue Reading at http://jalopnik.com

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Ugly Lawsuit Documents The Implosion Of Red Bull Global Rallycross

Unpaid bills. Allegations of abusive treatment. Explosive text messages. Car companies leaving for a competing series. Once, Red Bull Global Rallycross seemed like a bright spot in the racing world: action-packed events popular with young fans where Subarus, Volkswagens and more flew across dirt and asphalt courses.…Read more… Continue Reading at http://jalopnik.com

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What Do You Want To Know About The 2018 Ducati Scrambler Desert Sled?

The 2015 Ducati Scrambler raised all kinds of excitment when it came out by pretty much nailing a sweet spot between retro-styling, light adventure capability and the mystique associated with “Italianess” that people seem to find enticing. The slightly meatier ’18 Desert Sled should be all that and a little more…Read more… Continue Reading at […]

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How To Make Wrenching Fun

“How do you fall in love with such a boring, tedious, frustrating pastime???” my coworker Michael Ballaban just asked me, referring to wrenching. He’s no mechanic. Here, he was taken aback by the notion that anyone could loath servicing their own automobile, I gathered my thoughts and began writing about why wrenching…Read more… Continue Reading […]

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Southwest Flight Makes Emergency Landing After Engine Explodes, Woman Almost Sucked Out Window

Southwest Airlines flight 1380 from New York to Dallas had to make an emergency landing in Philadelphia today. One of the plane’s engines reportedly exploded, breaking a window and causing a woman to nearly be sucked out. And passengers are sharing photos and videos from the incident—including ones taken from the air.Read more… Continue Reading […]

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Supercars Is Getting A Ford Mustang Now That Australia Doesn’t Have Its Own Fords Anymore

It’s official: the Ford Falcon is completely dead. It’s perhaps best known here as a V8 Supercar, but the last roadgoing Falcon rolled off the line in 2016. Now the Ford Falcon FG X Supercar is joining the road car in burnout heaven, and Ford announced today that its replacement is yet another Mustang.Read more… […]

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