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(WCVB Boston)   Driver learns the actual physics of why you can't just drive up the ramp of an open bridge like in the movies   (wcvb.com) divider line
    More: Stupid, Road, Boston, Morrissey Boulevard bridge, tow truck, Traffic, Topology, open bridge, Crash Bandicoot  
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2020-07-09 4:34:15 AM  
They were not on a mission from God.
 
2020-07-09 4:37:52 AM  
Just punch it
 
2020-07-09 4:44:29 AM  
Back in middle school, our bus would drive by a lot full of trashed General Lee's from the Dukes of Hazard.

Every time they cut to commercial, asking if they'd make that jump?  They never did... it was always a different car that "landed".

Then the wrecked ones were hauled away and used for parts.
 
2020-07-09 4:50:56 AM  
 
2020-07-09 5:06:58 AM  

AbuHashish: Just punch it


The Highwaymen - Highwayman (American Outlaws: Live at Nassau Coliseum, 1990)
Youtube bMdeg-WKt1U
 
2020-07-09 5:15:29 AM  
Fix the lighter.
 
2020-07-09 5:34:08 AM  

Mister Pleco: Fix the lighter.


So you speak Anglais
 
2020-07-09 5:40:11 AM  
Doesn't matter! I know that car. It has a cop motor, a 440 cubic inch plant, it's got cop tires, cop suspensions, cop shocks. And it's a model made before catalytic converters so it'll run good on regular gas.
 
2020-07-09 5:44:12 AM  
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2020-07-09 5:49:16 AM  
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2020-07-09 5:53:55 AM  

70Ford: [Fark user image 336x506]


I took extra scrubbin
 
2020-07-09 5:57:10 AM  

Mudd's woman: Doesn't matter! I know that car. It has a cop motor, a 440 cubic inch plant, it's got cop tires, cop suspensions, cop shocks. And it's a model made before catalytic converters so it'll run good on regular gas.


What? Nah.
Should have just used an RV.

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2020-07-09 5:57:40 AM  

Resident Muslim: Mudd's woman: Doesn't matter! I know that car. It has a cop motor, a 440 cubic inch plant, it's got cop tires, cop suspensions, cop shocks. And it's a model made before catalytic converters so it'll run good on regular gas.

What? Nah.
Should have just used an RV.

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NAILED IT!
 
2020-07-09 5:58:30 AM  

Resident Muslim: Mudd's woman: Doesn't matter! I know that car. It has a cop motor, a 440 cubic inch plant, it's got cop tires, cop suspensions, cop shocks. And it's a model made before catalytic converters so it'll run good on regular gas.

What? Nah.
Should have just used an RV.

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Welcome to Fark, indeed.
 
2020-07-09 6:00:42 AM  
Do Europeans just hang around large machinery waiting for Cthul(covid) waiting for a fight?
 
2020-07-09 6:01:41 AM  
"But Siri said to drive straight."
 
2020-07-09 6:06:18 AM  

SimonElectric: "But Siri said to drive straight."


I heard her sense of humor, something about the fastest princess won the race by a hair
 
2020-07-09 6:06:57 AM  
SPOILERS
 
2020-07-09 6:08:43 AM  
Looking at the pictures, it looks like the car is stuck because the piece of the bridge that opened led to a drop in the level of the roadway. So...close the bridge and then drive on the now-back-to-flat road?
 
2020-07-09 6:10:08 AM  
Beastie Boys - Three MC's and One DJ (Official Music Video)
Youtube XflfiylNNXY
 
2020-07-09 6:10:42 AM  
Maximum Overdrive opening scene
Youtube fwyiWxa7Esk


nsfw
 
2020-07-09 6:10:49 AM  

Prof. Frink: Looking at the pictures, it looks like the car is stuck because the piece of the bridge that opened led to a drop in the level of the roadway. So...close the bridge and then drive on the now-back-to-flat road?


I hope they crawl out
 
2020-07-09 6:24:05 AM  

libranoelrose: SPOILERS


"The boat sinks"
"Dil is a man"
"Kristin Shepard shot J.R."
"It was all a dream"
"The astronauts return to earth safely"
"'Rosebud' is the sled"
 
2020-07-09 6:25:26 AM  

SomeAmerican: Back in middle school, our bus would drive by a lot full of trashed General Lee's from the Dukes of Hazard.

Every time they cut to commercial, asking if they'd make that jump?  They never did... it was always a different car that "landed".

Then the wrecked ones were hauled away and used for parts.


I loved the show when I was a kid but it's sad what happened to all those 68-69 Chargers.  Helps the value of the survivors though.
 
2020-07-09 6:25:39 AM  
Ha. Boston.
 
2020-07-09 6:28:41 AM  

foo monkey: Ha. Boston.


It's the bridge you can see from the Expressway right after you drive past the Fred Flintstone/Fu Manchu gas tank....
 
2020-07-09 6:30:24 AM  

Pop and Miracle Whip: [YouTube video: Maximum Overdrive opening scene]

nsfw


"Find me a movie with a better soundtrack," he said, grasping at straws to defend Maximum Overdrive.
 
2020-07-09 6:38:10 AM  

Resident Muslim: Mudd's woman: Doesn't matter! I know that car. It has a cop motor, a 440 cubic inch plant, it's got cop tires, cop suspensions, cop shocks. And it's a model made before catalytic converters so it'll run good on regular gas.

What? Nah.
Should have just used an RV.

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WHAT THE...?
 
2020-07-09 6:40:25 AM  

Prof. Frink: libranoelrose: SPOILERS

"The boat sinks"
"Dil is a man"
"Kristin Shepard shot J.R."
"It was all a dream"
"The astronauts return to earth safely"
"'Rosebud' is the sled"



Do you write for the Post?
 
2020-07-09 7:05:01 AM  
Fix the cigarette lighter.

Bluesmobile
Youtube GzInsWT_XlM
 
2020-07-09 7:37:41 AM  

WriteInCandidate: Fix the cigarette lighter.

[Youtube-video https://www.youtube.com/embed/GzInsWT_​XlM]


Guess whats happening, rifians
 
2020-07-09 7:39:23 AM  

WriteInCandidate: Fix the cigarette lighter.

[Youtube-video https://www.youtube.com/embed/GzInsWT_​XlM]


Kim Carnes - Bette Davis Eyes (Extended Mix)
Youtube GVIrsFe2Ks8
 
2020-07-09 7:44:59 AM  

Resident Muslim: Mudd's woman: Doesn't matter! I know that car. It has a cop motor, a 440 cubic inch plant, it's got cop tires, cop suspensions, cop shocks. And it's a model made before catalytic converters so it'll run good on regular gas.

What? Nah.
Should have just used an RV.

[carscoops.com image 480x270] [View Full Size image _x_]


Damn, it just went all pancake.

/obligatory that'll buff out
 
2020-07-09 7:50:51 AM  
Car obviously did not have enough pickup...
 
2020-07-09 8:03:29 AM  

Truck Fump: Car obviously did not have enough pickup...


It's been known to happen...

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2020-07-09 8:06:01 AM  

Resident Muslim: Mudd's woman: Doesn't matter! I know that car. It has a cop motor, a 440 cubic inch plant, it's got cop tires, cop suspensions, cop shocks. And it's a model made before catalytic converters so it'll run good on regular gas.

What? Nah.
Should have just used an RV.

[carscoops.com image 480x270] [View Full Size image _x_]


Fark user imageView Full Size
 
2020-07-09 8:17:18 AM  
Morrissey Boulevard?

That's depressing.
 
2020-07-09 8:23:47 AM  

Nick Nostril: Truck Fump: Car obviously did not have enough pickup...

It's been known to happen...

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My mom had one of this when she was in late high school/early college. The Brat was one of her CB handles. I'm probably showing my age, LOL.
 
2020-07-09 8:41:19 AM  

JTtheCajun: Nick Nostril: Truck Fump: Car obviously did not have enough pickup...

It's been known to happen...

[Fark user image 850x478]

My mom had one of this when she was in late high school/early college. The Brat was one of her CB handles. I'm probably showing my age, LOL.


Got my start in ham radio with a CB.

Had many handles, as well..."Mr. Spock", "Cottonwood Joe From Idaho", etc. (the latter one tagged on me by my late grandfather).
 
2020-07-09 8:43:43 AM  

born_yesterday: They were not on a mission from God.


Get the cigarette lighter fixed.
 
2020-07-09 9:05:02 AM  

SomeAmerican: Back in middle school, our bus would drive by a lot full of trashed General Lee's from the Dukes of Hazard.

Every time they cut to commercial, asking if they'd make that jump?  They never did... it was always a different car that "landed".

Then the wrecked ones were hauled away and used for parts.


The producers scoured the country trying to buy up every car of that model and year they could find to use for those stunts.  They got to the point of tracking people down who owned the cars and just offering them cash, instead of waiting for them to show up in used car lots.

Eventually it literally became a limiting factor on filming the show. . they were running out of cars to wreck with the jumps.
 
2020-07-09 9:11:47 AM  

Nick Nostril: Resident Muslim: Mudd's woman: Doesn't matter! I know that car. It has a cop motor, a 440 cubic inch plant, it's got cop tires, cop suspensions, cop shocks. And it's a model made before catalytic converters so it'll run good on regular gas.

What? Nah.
Should have just used an RV.

[carscoops.com image 480x270] [View Full Size image _x_]

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To you and Mudd's Woman, the story is here:
https://globalnews.ca/news/5434295/qu​e​bec-tadoussac-ferry-fatal-crash/amp/

/I now feel a bit bad because apparently the guy didn't survive
//c'est la vie
///well, technically c'est le morte
 
2020-07-09 9:18:30 AM  

Resident Muslim: Nick Nostril: Resident Muslim: Mudd's woman: Doesn't matter! I know that car. It has a cop motor, a 440 cubic inch plant, it's got cop tires, cop suspensions, cop shocks. And it's a model made before catalytic converters so it'll run good on regular gas.

What? Nah.
Should have just used an RV.

[carscoops.com image 480x270] [View Full Size image _x_]

[Fark user image image 760x430]

To you and Mudd's Woman, the story is here:
https://globalnews.ca/news/5434295/que​bec-tadoussac-ferry-fatal-crash/amp/

/I now feel a bit bad because apparently the guy didn't survive
//c'est la vie
///well, technically c'est le morte


Holy carp! At first I figured this was some sort of a "video Photoshop" (whatever that is), but after a second or two I was like it has to be real. Jeezus.
 
2020-07-09 9:43:20 AM  
(In Waylon Jennings voice over  ) Looks like them Duke boys got themselves into a real pickle this time.
 
2020-07-09 9:43:54 AM  

Invisible Obama: SomeAmerican: Back in middle school, our bus would drive by a lot full of trashed General Lee's from the Dukes of Hazard.

Every time they cut to commercial, asking if they'd make that jump?  They never did... it was always a different car that "landed".

Then the wrecked ones were hauled away and used for parts.

The producers scoured the country trying to buy up every car of that model and year they could find to use for those stunts.  They got to the point of tracking people down who owned the cars and just offering them cash, instead of waiting for them to show up in used car lots.

Eventually it literally became a limiting factor on filming the show. . they were running out of cars to wreck with the jumps.


My aunt was a stuntwoman on a few episodes of that show.  She said they had a lot full of them in various states of destroyed that they cannibalized for parts to patch others back together enough to fling them into the air again.  All different colors given cheap paint jobs to make the outside orange and the interiors were spray-painted beige.
 
2020-07-09 9:46:38 AM  
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2020-07-09 10:15:22 AM  

Resident Muslim: Mudd's woman: Doesn't matter! I know that car. It has a cop motor, a 440 cubic inch plant, it's got cop tires, cop suspensions, cop shocks. And it's a model made before catalytic converters so it'll run good on regular gas.

What? Nah.
Should have just used an RV.


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2020-07-09 11:07:00 AM  

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I'd jump that.
 
2020-07-09 11:09:27 AM  
Pfft. Weak. They just needed more speed.
 
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