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Kyle Williams may be a 400-ton Caterpillar truck driver by trade, but in his spare time, he’s in the garage making his automobile dreams come true. His latest project is a 1995 Ford Mustang with an extreme forced induction setup, or to be more specific, eight turbochargers, one for each cylinder. Originally, the project car was supposed to be a 2003 Ford Mustang that ended up in an unfortunate coolant spill accident, and this project was the result. Read more for a video of it in-action and additional information.
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For a Nissan GT-R that truly stands out from the rest, look no further than this 2014 model, complete with a unique custom engraved bodykit. To create this finish, the body panels were first finished in chrome before a coat of gold and engravings were applied by hand. Other exterior modifications include a custom rear wing and stanced black / chrome wheels that sit on a lowered suspension. The exhaust was created in-house by Kuhl and consists of three massive blue-tipped central tailpipes. Read more for a video, additional pictures and information.
F9 is finally set to hit theaters on May 28, 201, and during filming, some of the footage they shot in Brazil already leaked online, including a few muscle cars. One that wouldn’t look out of place is this 1968 Camaro Restomod, which is powered by a 6.2-liter LS3 V8 fitted with an Edelbrock E-Force supercharger, an intercooler, and a longer-duration camshaft, paired with a Tremec T56 six-speed manual transmission. Other features include a limited-slip differential, Holley EFI vehicle management, an aftermarket front subframe, adjustable coilover suspension, Wilwood disc brakes, power-assisted rack-and-pinion steering, a MagnaFlow exhaust system, and 18-inch Forgeline wheels. Read more for two videos, additional pictures and information.
Let’s face it, standard bike wheels just aren’t made to ride on ice. So, how does one get around this issue? By replacing the wheels with giant circular saw blades of course, and that’s exactly what an engineer, who goes by “The Q” online, did. First, the tires and spokes from the bike wheels needed to be removed before re-engineering the chassis to handle the massive blades. Like most things you see online, we don’t recommend trying this at home. Read more to see what happened when it made it onto the ice.
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You can install tracks on just about any vehicle, including the Lamborghini Aventador, but it isn’t always a good idea to do so. This supercar already sits low to the ground, so even on tracks, it’s still doesn’t have enough clearance to make it over snowy mounds. In this case, the ground was a bit too icy for the AWD vehicle to handle even with tracks, and it either needed to have studded versions or custom chains. Read more for two videos and additional information.
Running homebrew on Nintendo Switch is nothing new, but now Android 10 has arrived on the game console, but not in the way you expect. First off, you’ll need an older console that Nintendo has not yet patched. If compatible, the Android 10-based LineageOS 17.1 port is just a download away. This unofficial port for the Switch includes OTA updates, full Joy-Con + Pro Controller support, a deep sleep mode, optimized dock support, improved Bluetooth accessory support, and more. Read more for a video and additional information.
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The Ferrari F40 (Type F120) was the company’s fastest, most powerful, and most expensive car for sale between 1987-1992. This mid-engine, rear-wheel drive supercar was engineered by Nicola Materazzi with styling by Pininfarina and the successor to the 288 GTO. It celebrated Ferrari’s 40th anniversary and was the last Ferrari automobile personally approved by Enzo Ferrari. Worldwide Vintage Autos is offering a Pontiac Fiero-based Ferrari F40 replica that won’t be fooling anyone. Read more for additional pictures and information.
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A Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat owner who goes by WhistlinDiesel online might have completed the strangest vehicle mod yet, installing buggy wheels. At 4429-pounds, the Hellcat isn’t the lightest of vehicles, so it’s a nice surprise to see the aluminum buggy wheels holding up decently. He did have to weld some spaces on to be able to attach them to the axles. Now the big question is if he was actually able to do some burnouts on them? Read more to watch the video and find out.
HGK Racing is best known for their BMW E92 Eurofighter, but this is the first A90 Toyota Supra they decided to tune, and not just with a few simple bolt-on parts. Starting off, it boasts a full carbon fiber and kevlar body, with the doors alone setting you back a cool $2,725, while the rear fender adds on another $1,192. The BMW-sourced B58 turbocharged and direct-injected 3.0-liter inline-six has been tuned to now make an astonishing 1,000-horsepower, mated to either a 4-speed and 5-speed Samsonas Sequential Gearbox. Read more for a video, additional pictures and information.
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Westen Champlin is an auto enthusiast with a taste for extreme modifications, and his Ford F-150 Raptor is no exception. Tracks are nothing new and have even been installed on vehicles such as the Tesla Model 3, but how many of them have been taken to the Sahara desert, or at least Little Sahara in Oklahoma? None that we’re aware of, and its twin-turbocharged 3.5-liter V-6 making 450 hp and 510 lb-ft of torque, mated to a 10-speed automatic transmission, is definitely enough to haul it around the dunes. Read more for two videos and additional information.