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Some Guy Uses a Ferrari F50 to go Wakeboarding

What's that big wing behind Ferrari's F50 supercar other than for tying off a ski rope? Obvious, right? Well, at least is was to Jorge Gill, who had the stupendous idea to ditch the boat and use one of the fastest production cars in the world to go wakeboarding. It turns out Ferraris and large…
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The World’s First Rat Rod Trophy Truck

Now this is a trend we can get behind! Car builder Keith Northrup lives in the rugged country of Kirkland, Washington. And he's decided to build a truck that not only looks great, but looks like an awful lot of fun to drive. It's a '37 International pickup body and bed with a fully functional…
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Pro Mod Driver Goes for a Tumble in Big Crash

  Here's a clip of a pretty vicious crash Pro Mod driver Sidnei Frigo experienced in his turbocharged Corvette at the end of a qualifying run. It took the Safety Safari a little bit to get Frigo extracted because the car landed upside down in a dip, but thankfully, he is OK.  
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Amazing Pickup Truck with a Radial Airplane Engine

Today we bring you a quick clip of pure mechanical genius. What you see here is a 59 Jacobs radial airplane engine making a test run in a 39 Plymouth pickup. Obviously, the build is still a ways away from driving, but it is still awesome just to see. Enjoy  
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Watch this Ford Cobra Jet Being Built from Scratch

Ford just released this really cool timelapse video of one of its Cobra Jet factory-built race cars going together. We don't have much information here, like how long it actually takes to build a Cobra Jet, but it is still a fun watch.
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Is this the Ultimate Drift Motorcycle?

If you picture drifting these days it is usually all about using mega-horsepower to blast the tires into smoke even at ridiculous speeds. At least that's what the Formula Drift guys are doing. But we doubt they are having any more fun than this guy known as "Tigerman" who has outfitted his 50cc motocycle with…
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Corvette and Cobra Crash at Over 100 MPH

Here's some pretty dramatic video from the Lights Out 7 races at South Georgia Motorsports Park. That's Dave Bowman in the far lane in a twin turbo Mustang and Kyle Huettel in the near lane driving his blown Corvette. Things go bad pretty quickly when Huettel's Corvette breaks traction, sending him into the other land.…
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Street Outlaws Crew Rebuilds Murder Nova Race Engine in Timelapse

Too often the "reality" shows we love actually have much to do with real life. But when it comes to Street Outlaws here's proof that this definitely isn't the case. Street Outlaws star Shawn Ellington had his car at Georgia Motorsports Park in Valdosta, Ga, for the Lights Out 7 race when his world famous…
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Check Out the See-Through Valve Covers on this Real Deal Dragster

We've seen see-through valve covers before, but they've normally been on street machines, and even at idle the short throw camshaft makes the rockers look more like they are vibrating than actually opening and closing the valves. But it's a different deal on Alex Kucia's Plymouth Duster dragster. ¬†On this full-race 496 big block watching…
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