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USC freshman Chris McIntosh wanted a more creative way to get around campus, so, he built a motorized La-Z-Boy recliner. In technical speak, to "upgrade the recliner, he removed the electric motor he had installed, the motor's controller, a pair of batteries, and other parts; he bought a nine-horsepower, four-stroke dirt-bike engine, which fit perfectly in the space beneath the seat, and welded on a fixed rear axle so the engine could power both rear wheels instead of just one, as the electric motor had." Continue reading to see it in-action.

[via PopSci]











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