Category:
Trucks

Better than a Hummer

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When I win the lottery I want one of these.

Posted By: BrokeDad - Wed Apr 29, 2015 - Comments (11)
Category: Destruction, Excess, Overkill, Hyperbole and Too Much Is Not Enough, Trucks

Distracted Driving

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People do crazy things while driving; texting, putting on makeup, even reading. But pulling a tooth, that's a new one and while driving a big rig as well. Of course he wrecked or it wouldn't be news would it?

Posted By: patty - Fri Jan 30, 2015 - Comments (1)
Category: Accidents, Teeth, Trucks

By Chevy From Cuba to USA

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With the recent migrant tragedies at sea around the globe, we must always recall one of the great refugee success stories: turning an old Detroit truck into an ocean-going vessel.

More photos here.

Full story here.

Posted By: Paul - Fri Nov 29, 2013 - Comments (7)
Category: Dictators, Tyrants and Other Harsh Rulers, Engineering and Construction, Oceans and Maritime Pursuits, North America, Twenty-first Century, Trucks

L L Bean Bootmobile



I'd pay good money to see the Oscar Meyer Wienermobile side-by-side with the Bootmobile!

Posted By: Paul - Thu Jan 19, 2012 - Comments (8)
Category: Business, Advertising, Shoes, Trucks

Monogram Garbage Truck

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Did any kid ever really fantasize about how cool it would be to drive a garbage truck, even with surfboards attached?

Here's one for sale right now! (More vivid picture.)

Original ad here. (Scroll down.)

Posted By: Paul - Fri Jun 17, 2011 - Comments (5)
Category: Hobbies and DIY, Motor Vehicles, Trucks, Children, Teenagers, 1960s

Set the Emergency Brake!!

I don't know why this makes me laugh, and I don't speak the language, but I thought you also might enjoy the results of group effort.



It's only funny until someome gets hurt --

Posted By: gdanea - Thu Mar 24, 2011 - Comments (2)
Category: Trucks

Zipper Trucks







These machines pick up special jersey barriers and reposition them automatically. Pretty strange effect, like a giant block-eating, block-pooping monster.

Posted By: Paul - Tue Dec 07, 2010 - Comments (2)
Category: Technology, Rube Goldberg Devices, Trucks

First Ever Monster Truck Backflip



The USA cannot pass any useful laws or put its citizens to work. But we can spin giant polluting machinery in the air.

Posted By: Paul - Sat Mar 06, 2010 - Comments (1)
Category: Contests, Races and Other Competitions, Stupidity, Subcultures, Trucks

Singing Wheels



This is long, but you'll certainly want to persist at least until the three-minute mark, where the groovy theme song kicks in.

Posted By: Paul - Sun Aug 16, 2009 - Comments (5)
Category: Documentaries, Trucks

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