V-8 Go-Kart . . . "Bad Idea"

Much debated, loved, and hated. Since everyone seems to be confused, this was the first go around at it, and it was just thrown together. Buick 350 V-8 (small block), keg gas tank, etc. Total cost to put this together- around $200 See the revised version here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G-dxsXq5SkQ

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Redneck GoCart
This is redneck ingenuity in its purist form. An old car frame, some tired iron, a few belts and pulleys and away we go. Builder/operator unknown. This was captured at the Santa Fe Trail Tired Iron Show west of Larned Ks. Oct 11, 2008 ***************** Permission has been granted to NBC Comcast Entertainment Group to use the video 'Redneck GoCart' on the SYFY channel on the "Insane or Inspired" series begining  Friday May 25th, 2012. This video is supposed to appear in 'Motorized Moments' on June 22nd, 2012. Update: This did appear on SYFY's "Insane or Inspired" June 22nd, 2012. It came in as number 7 of the top 25 most outragous backyard creations. ******* Are you a Redneck fan? Check out: Redneck Can Crusher Also: Redneck Biplane





Stirling Engine Powered Canoe
Julian Wood's self-built triple transferator hot-air engine powers his canoe at Thames Traditional Boat Rally. 18th July 2009. Henley on Thames. Transferator engine is made from stainless steel food storage jars. Heat is supplied to engine from propane gas burner located below the hot-caps. One of two Stirling and hot-air engine powered boats taking part at the 32nd Thames Traditional Boat Rally, 2009.





JET KART WITH AFTERBURNER ON THE ROAD
Jet powerd kart doing its stuff





"Bad Idea" Donuts!!!
"Bad Idea" . . . Driven by Adam . . . doing donuts of course! When will this guy learn to not break things?!




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