A video of a car skipping rope has the scientists buzzing about how this amazing car is modified to jump 12 ft. in the air – over and over.
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With all the ways we can sound off these days—online forums, YouTube, social networks, and so on—opinions are flying. And with the electronic buzz buzzing along at an all-time high, there’s plenty of discussion about muscle cars and their achievements on the dragstrip. Some of it is woo-hoo celebration. Some chatter has been dubious about the very quick e.t.’s that the faster cars regularly run, primarily at the Pure Stock Drags. “They didn’t run that fast when they were new,” is how the skeptical talk often goes. “How could they run faster now?”
It’s a fair question, worth asking and answering … More
A MAN who collects DeLorean cars has transformed the classic Back To The Future vehicles into a monster truck, a limousine, a hovercraft, a convertible and a Time Machine Replica. Rich Weissensel, a software engineer, is fanatic about the two-door sports car and owns five custom creations – including a stretched DeLorean Limousine – and three stock DeLoreans. The 50-year-old has re-modeled the stainless-steel shape of the iconic cars into bizarre and brilliant automotive creations in an ongoing, 14-year series of projects. The projects started after Rich met the car’s founder John DeLorean at the Cleveland DeLorean Car Show in 2000 and showed him some of his ideas and sketches. Rich from Chicago, Illinois, built a custom hovercraft using the stainless steel panels of the DeLorean and a hovercraft cushion which allows the DeLorean to float over any surface.