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Flying Car Terrafugia Takes Off The Ground!

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Well, this video doesn’t exactly guarantee that the Terrfugia flying car is “flying” but indeed it is and a great start for the flying car maker.

The vehicle left the ground for a good thirty-seven seconds, traveling some 3,000 feet. At a press conference today, the company’s CEO Carl Dietrich remarked that “with this achievement, Terrafugia has set th

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Eco-consciuosness – Space that Cars, Bus, and Bikes Take!

Here’s a simple picture of how much space that cars, bus, and bikes take in comparison to the number of people using it.  I have to say they should add skateboards, which should definitely come on top for the most eco-friendliest vehicle.

In this image, you can see three interpretations of what it takes to get the same amount of people into town for work, shopping or for whatever reason they would need to travel. They have chosen three modes of travel, car, bus and cycle, this picture sa

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Why Build a Teardrop Trailer

Why build a teardrop caravan?

Way back when in the 90s yours truly was the proud owner of a Ford Transit Camper. High top, gas cooker, 2 berth (although regularly slept 5-6, the 6th usually being Steve accross the front seats with feet out of the window) 2.5 diesel engine and ample storage.

After several years of foraying on inter city jaunts at home and abroad with mountain bike in back, it’s health rapidly deteriated. Noises began appearing where they shouldn’t, ie. not the usual camper van rattles and bangs from the back, cupboard doo

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Car DIY – How to Tune your Import Car!

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Well, I just launched another blog called RideYourPimp.com.  Basically, we will be featuring many fun things about how to hack your import car.

Here’s a couple of posts that will get you craving for more on how to tune your import car:

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Navigon 7200T GPS Navigation Review!

Here’s Navigon 7200T GPS Navigation review, I highly like the large 4.3″ screen Navigon 7200T has.  If you need text-to-speech, turn-by-turn directions, cellphone bluetooth connectio, and real-time traffic updates, this is an awesome GPS to get. On the side note, the 7300T will be here soon too, I believe it’s pretty much same thing though.

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Auto DIY – How to Be Ready for Battery Failure with an AC Car Starter!

I admit to having a lot of car problems including flat tires and running my battery empty by leaving my headlights on.  Well, there’s a quick solution to those flat tire and battery problems, especially if you live in a rural area where it’s hard to find nearby help.

You can use one of these $20 AC Car starters, which basically can store 17 amps of powe

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DIY AeroCivic – Honda Civic Mod does 95MPG!

I am currently building a new website, for which I will be buying a cheap civic (or some kind of import car) next year to fix it up and feature it, but here’s an awesome Civic mod that does 95MPG!

So now, for a total materials cost of $400, I’ve created a car that blows away the highway mileage of any car currently in production. I wish I could buy

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Car Hack – How to Hide FasTrak, EZ-Pass, or Other Toll Tag in Your Car!

FasTrak toll tag device can be annoying and ugly for your car interior, there’s no reason why you can’t hide it somewhere else such as underneath your glove department.

Here’s a great DIY that can give you some good ideas on how to hide that RFID toll-tag you always wanted to get out of your eyesight. (nevermind, the annoying factor when you drive or the toll tag slides…)

This instructable covers how toll tags work and how to embed or hide your FasTrak, or EZ-Pass, or any other electronic toll collection device in you

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LOL – DIY Ford Mustang Body, Toyota MR2 Custom Car!

My redneck friend used to say FORD stood for “Fucked Over Rebuilt Dodge” and I have been confused to why he has a FORD now.  Anyways, there’s a Ford Mustang body kit for those of you with a Toyota MR2.  I don’t know why you would want to do this but you can.

I guess these guys are based in UK and they must be able to do this regardless of what kind of car you have.  It might be a great idea to build a sleeper car that “looks” like a Mustang but goes waaay

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Windshield Wiper Sharpener, Is It Worth It?

Well, someone has the nerve to sell these Windshield Wiper Sharpeners for $4.90.  Now, I know that the cheapest windshield wipers cost about $5 each.  I’d probably rather get new wipers but heck, this sharpening tool is a good way to make your wipers last longer and save earth?

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