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Jet powered vw bug

Discussion in 'Auto Multi-Media' started by nootrac22, Mar 27, 2009.

  1. nootrac22

    nootrac22 Well-Known Member VIP

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    pretty damn interesting
     
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    i was hoping to see an actual Bug, not a Beetle
     
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    the engine would get in the way on a real bug
     
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    the thing was stree legal untill ca dmv ask homeland security to make it a threat to national security

     
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    efhondakid My name is Byron. VIP

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    I honestly dont see how that ever could be street legal.
     
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    it was. it's a hybrid, runs on the standard engine. there are no laws that pertain to a car like this.
     
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    efhondakid My name is Byron. VIP

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    I understand that, but come on theres a fucking jet engine sticking 3 feet out the back of it.
     
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    unless there is a law that says it is illegeal, it's perfectly fine, till they make a law for you (aig execs).
     
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    one thing you could get in trouble for is, because the jet hangs so far off of the back you might need to hang a flag on it to alert other drivers
     
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    Z6CRX übber ɐɾuıu etarip

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    or a hazmat permit and appropriate markings depending on the fuel it runs.
     
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    efhondakid My name is Byron. VIP

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    OH its like 18inches.
     
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    This was in Hot Rod about a year ago, the engine actually hangs out within the legal limit of how far it can hang. A couple of quick disconnects and it's a beetle that's "just hauling a jet engine" :D
     
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    !JDM_EF-9! I'm just EF'n..

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    man..
    I wanted videos!:(
     
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    OGMatt Not a real OG lol

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    phyregod !!YTINASNI

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    some form of diesel.

    It is straight up hazardous to pedestrians and other vehicles. Same reason you can't weld spikes to your bumpers and wheels.
     
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    it runs on kerosene
     
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    :ph34r: the guy has a phd in mechanical engineering
     
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    it doesnt look like its going to fast..
     
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