Tag Archives: vehicles

Are Your Trophies Ready for the Move?

If you have toys, you take care of them. Motorcycles, cars, ATVs, they are your pride and joy. You keep them tuned, primed, and cleaned. You spend days fiddling with the engines, customizing the look and power, and polishing the finish until it sparkles. But, what do you do with them when it is time to move. Are your trophies ...

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Life-Size Ferrari V12 Engine Crafted Out of Wood, Available on eBay

An Australian carpenter-cabinetmaker took his talents to the automotive world with his custom DIY Ferrari V12 engine which is completely made out of carved wood. Weighing around 55 lbs, the wooden V12 is an exact replica of the actual Ferrari engine, down to every last wooden spark plug. Of course, the engine is not functional, so don’t try to strap ...

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Real-Life Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Van

Are you down with TMNT? Yeah, you know me. 23-year-old geekette Brittney Schneck transformed her 1994 Dodge Caravan into a real-life Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles van, which I expect she’ll be using to retrieve lots and lots of pizza take-out. Schneck hand-painted and stenciled the exterior colors and fabricated the ray gun, spoiler and other add-ons from scratch, but the ...

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Back to the Future DeLorean Monster Truck

Whoever thought attaching a DeLorean to a set of monster truck wheels was a good idea deserves some sort of medal. Mystified and thrilled were my emotions when I first set eyes on this beautifully absurd creation. Does the addition of the heavy wheels mean we’re going to need more than 1.21 gigawatts? Great scott. Link [via]

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Concept Nike Glasses Allow Bikers To See Their Surroundings

Trust me, I know how important it is to see all of your surroundings when you’re biking. When I was 12 I was hit by a drunk driver. I can only think of what might have happened if I had been able to see what was going on around me. Would I have been able to avoid the hit? The ...

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Make Like Bond and Skip The Toll Booth

Know how James Bond got that beautiful Aston Martin he drives? Well I’ll tell you right now he didn’t get it by paying for tolls like a sucker. With increasing prices on toll booths in Philadelphia, New York and other greater metro areas, people are always looking for a way to save a buck. Now for $121, you can score ...

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The Simeone Foundation Car Museum

This past weekend, I spent my Saturday visiting the Philadelphia-based Simeone Foundation Museum, Fred Simeone’s personal collection of historic race cars. The museum is packed with cars from the early 1900s up to 1970 (with a few oddballs thrown in for good measure.) I took over 120 pictures at the museum, highlighting every detail. What a lot of people don’t ...

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Audi Developing Traffic Light Detection System

Love to drive fast? Break the law? Good! Audi is aiming to get you into one of its cars in the next few years with a feature that should keep you seated. The Travolution system will communicate with traffic lights to let the driver know what the current state of the light is and when it’s changing colors. While most ...

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