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OT-- but this MF'r can drive (video)

Discussion in 'The Hokey Ass Message Board' started by notebooms, Nov 15, 2008.

  1. notebooms
    Joined: Dec 14, 2005
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    This has nothing to do with traditional hot rodding, but anybody who loves to drive will likely dig this:

    <object width="400" height="267"><param name="allowfullscreen" value="true" /><param name="allowscriptaccess" value="always" /><param name="movie" value="http://vimeo.com/moogaloop.swf?clip_id=2244159&amp;server=vimeo.com&amp;show_title=1&amp;show_byline=1&amp;show_portrait=0&amp;color=&amp;fullscreen=1" /><embed src="http://vimeo.com/moogaloop.swf?clip_id=2244159&amp;server=vimeo.com&amp;show_title=1&amp;show_byline=1&amp;show_portrait=0&amp;color=&amp;fullscreen=1" type="application/x-shockwave-flash" allowfullscreen="true" allowscriptaccess="always" width="400" height="267"></embed></object><br />Ken Block Gymkhana Practice from Ken_Block on Vimeo.

    -scott noteboom
     
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  2. Dreddybear
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    Who cares if its OT?! Mods please leave this up. It's awesome!:D
     
  3. JohnJoyo
    Joined: Feb 19, 2005
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    from Austin, TX

    Wooooow! That dude is nuts. I suck at driving now.
     
  4. Spedley
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  5. I'd like to see it in something traditional
     
  6. Pscott
    Joined: Jul 10, 2008
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    Hahaha! Then it's true, a car can run rings around a Segway!
     
  7. Kail
    Joined: Jul 7, 2007
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    from Austin, TX

    i really liked the part where he hooked around the single cone, very entertaining
     
  8. flynstone
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    that man knows his car..........................WOW
     
  9. Anderson
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    The beauty of all wheel drive.
     
  10. Amazing, I wouldn't even be able to remember the course lay out.
     
  11. striper
    Joined: Mar 22, 2005
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    Who wouldn't enjoy watching that?
     
  12. It was actually converted to just rear wheel drive. You couldn't do that in an awd car.
     
  13. donut29
    Joined: Mar 6, 2006
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    from canton MI

    that would be a hellava ride sitting shot gun you just might need to change your shorts afterwards

    awesome video


    dude on segway is the crazy one


    awesome car control
     
  14. Too cool!! Check out Blocks sight. More crazy shit to see. Gas on the snowboard footage.
     
  15. touchdowntodd
    Joined: Jan 15, 2005
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    fuckj me side ways...
     
  16. What kind of exhaust is that? It sounds tits.
     
  17. badger
    Joined: Mar 24, 2007
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    WRX STI's are fabulous cars even in stock form; if you ever have the opportunity to ride in/drive one, DON'T pass it up!
     
  18. Moloko
    Joined: Dec 14, 2005
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    It's still AWD. You can clearly see smoke coming off the front wheels in many of the shots. STI's and other Subarus have an adjustable center diff, it's probably just set to rear bias.
     
  19. 32SEDAN
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    pretty sure my rod would come apart if I drove it like that...or I would
     
  20. Strange Agent
    Joined: Sep 29, 2008
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    from Ponder, TX

    That is some wild stuff. Wish I had something to do that stuff in.
     
  21. Moloko
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    BTW, there are other videos of this guy. He was on the Stunt Junkies show on TV doing the world's longest Rally Car jump, and there is also a hillarious video on his site of him annoying snow boarders on a ski slope in the car.
     
  22. oldsman71
    Joined: Apr 9, 2008
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    WOW! that made me get a rush just watching!!!!! that would be fun to try with are stuff on a closed course like that! reminds me of that crazy ghost rider hyabusa video on u tube, I must be getting old ,I wouldnt want to ride with that dude!!!!
     
  23. oldsman71
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    edit I meen our stuff, as 32sedan said mine would fall apart too!!!!
     
  24. Watch it again - smoke pouring off the front tires, they are definitely spinning. Remember that these modern AWD Rally cars have computer controlled splits to the front and rear drive.

    For those that don't know Ken Block was one of the founders of DC shoes which was sold to Quicksilver clothing co. He is the Chief Brand Officer. He started rallying when good friend Travis Pastrana (the guy that did the double back flip on a motorcycle at the X Games) got him involved. He has prov-en to be a quick study and good driver and all that money for the best equipment sure doesn't hurt. :D
     
  25. Neglected Steel
    Joined: May 15, 2008
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    I have been in a AWD subaru, an you can slide it around just like that
     
  26. newjersm3
    Joined: Oct 26, 2005
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    My wife just went outside and locked her car, she came in and said dont get any stupid ideas. I said you dont even have a sti, you have an outback. She said dont do anything stupid and walked away.:confused:
     
  27. 60'shotrod
    Joined: Nov 18, 2007
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    That level of driving skill is an ART form, for sure!
    I've been in a couple of Rally cars, even navigated a couple of times, but nothing to match that!
     
  28. Mercury Kid
    Joined: Nov 22, 2007
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    Holy freaking crap!!!
     
  29. Delmo
    Joined: Apr 16, 2004
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    from Burbank

    Wow thats awesome. Wonder if my crewcab will do that.
     
  30. 1gearhead
    Joined: Aug 4, 2005
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    That MF'r can definately drive. Outstanding!
     

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