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I Certainly Didn’t Expect This Vintage Work Truck To Fly This Well

The video was just titled “Rally Truck Jump.” All of those things are relevant to my interests. I’ll click. I’ll watch. Even if it’s a garbage vertical video, I’m there, dude. I’ll watch all the sweet jumps. But I certainly didn’t expect to see a vintage work truck pretending to be Colin McRae’s Subaru here. […]

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This Hacked-Up Off-Road Buggy Is The Greatest BMW X5 Of All Time

The BMW X5! Scourge of school drop-off zones! Bimmer’s big behemoth! A true German luxury crossover if there ever was one. It’s just about the last vehicle you’d expect to get sawzalled apart into a crazy open-top off-road mud buggy, but this exists and it rules hard. Read more… Continue Reading at http://jalopnik.com

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This Shortened Car Wearing Shoes Is My New Multiple-Legged Best Friend

People are dumb and will only make you sad. Cars are always there for you. If I put my car in people-shoes, I can pretend it’s my friend and we’ll be best friends forever!!! Here’s how the crazy Russians at Garage 54 did just that with one of their previous weirdo builds, which works far […]

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How To Apocalypse-Proof Your Truck For Sweet Desert Jumps And Still Keep The Kid Seat

Here’s a good way to keep pesky bumps in the road from ruining your day: fit bigger tires! A smattering of take-off parts from desert racing teams doesn’t help, either. Bonus: you can even take your kid along for the ride in this sweet desert 2004 Chevy Silverado prerunner. Read more… Continue Reading at http://jalopnik.com

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Destroying The Tires Of Your Ford GT Is The Best Way To Celebrate National Donut Day

Today is National Donut Day, which big-time national donut chains usurped to lure you into their doors. Much better, it’s as an excuse to roast tires, and an exceptionally appropriate way to drive your ultra-rare Ford GT, as demonstrated by pro drifter Vaughn Gittin Jr. Read more… Continue Reading at http://jalopnik.com

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Stuffing A Dirt Bike Engine In A Power Wheels Mustang Is My Kind Of 72 MPH Deathtrap

People have been stuffing bigger batteries and more powerful drivetrains into little toy cars for decades, so it’s about time someone stuffed a tiny little gas engine into it. The mad geniuses at YouTube’s Grind Hard Plumbing Co. adapted a 240-cc engine from a Honda CRF230 dirt bike to fit in a Barbie Mustang using…Read […]

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Rallycross Driver Finishes Second After Driving Most Of A Race With His Hood Up

Dirt-happy racers love to use the phrase “press on regardless,” but the inaugural Americas Rallycross event whipped out an epic display of that mantra in practice thanks to Timo Scheider. Scheider’s hood flopped up and blocked most of his windshield during most of one race, but did that stop him? Nah. Read more… Continue Reading […]

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The Answer Is Always ‘Send It’

Racing driver Leh Keen has been building amazing Safari 911s for a while now, so he got a whole crew of lifted 911 owners together to do a fun road trip/off-pavement excursion called the Keen Project Appalachian Adventure. Of course, if you have a Safari Porsche 911 built for apocalypse duty, you know what to […]

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Barbie Jeep Racing Down Virginia International Raceway Looks Like Way Too Much Fun

Barbie Jeep Racing is perhaps the most pure, good form of four-wheel racing on the planet. Put adults on de-powered kids’ toys, and let gravity do the rest. It usually leads to epic off-road downhill wipe-outs, but at this year’s Hyperfest, Barbie Jeep racers had to stay on Virginia International Raceway’s pavement. Read more… Continue […]

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Of Course Australians Are Crazy Enough To Rally A Dodge Viper

The Dodge Viper is one of the last truly intimidating cars, with a ludicrously powerful V10 up front and no mercy given to the nut behind the wheel. Running it on a nice, safe track with ample runoff is crazy enough, but the Aussies at Whitehot Motorsport made their Viper into a rally car and […]

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