Clever Sales Pitch: Armor All Wheel Protectant.

Yesterday,  a co-worker asked if I had seen the new Armor All wheel protector stuff, because it looked quite impressive.  I told him that I hadn’t, but I’d like to see it because cleaning wheels is the most miserable job ever.  He pointed me in the direction of this video, which I found pretty darn impressive.  Surely, neither you nor I will be spraying honey on our wheels anytime soon, but it’s nice to know that we can without having to use brake cleaner to get it off.

Has anybody used this stuff before in real world conditions?  Maybe I will buy a bottle of this and put it to the test….

Step one: Drive through a pool of maple syrup.

Full Disclosure: I have absolutely nothing to do with Armor All.  I don’t sell it, I don’t get it for free, and I don’t have any reason to promote it other than it being a clever product advertisement.

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New Video: Tanner Foust Street Drift

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Tanner Foust has a new drift video out that you definitely need to watch.  It takes place on a section of the Mulholland Highway, known as “The Snake”.  I dunno how you land a gig like that, but I have to assume that he and Ken Block are two of the happiest guys on earth.  I mean seriously, is there anything better than beating the snot out of a car that somebody else paid for?

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High RPM BMW S1000RR Valves in Motion Video

I had to sneak this video onto the blog last minute today because it is truly spectacular on so many levels.  It shows the valves of a BMW S1000RR engine opening and closing at an obscene RPM.  After seeing this, I want to go home and take the valve covers off my engines to see how they compare.  There is really not a whole lot more to say.

Ultimate win for the week!

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Future: The Dynosphere Takes the Streets?

People were more creative in the 1930’s, this video makes that quite apparent.  This guy decided that 4 wheels was not the proper way to transport people, and 1 giant wobbling wheel would be waaaaay better.  I am not going to say he was wrong, but maybe just a little too advanced for his era.  If I’m not in a flying car by 2020, I am definitely going on search for a dynosphere.  It’s the only logical thing to do if I am travelling down a beach or through a desert.  Who’s with me?

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You want to see an Engine Explode at High RPM?

Last week we discussed the Top 3 Most Awesome Ways To Destroy Your Engine.  This week, a video popped up in front of me that documented a very special event.  It was as if the video was saying “Hey Jeremy, I was just reading your totally radical automotive blog and I would like to share a video example of something on your Top 3 list”.  Well, thank you Mr.Awesome Video, I accept your greetings and your offer.  The only thing missing in the video is the super high speed camera slow-motion replay button.

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Your Car is Swell, but it Doesn’t Have 7 FEET OF ARTICULATION!

While cruising through the sand pits near the internet’s automotive superhighway, I came across something way more rad than your new patch-covered jean jacket.  It’s quite odd, has 4 wheels,  and comes complete with an engine, thus heavily qualifying it as an automotive oddity this week.   Let’s stop for a moment and consider all the things in life that you have ever thought about running over.  Watermelons, crush em. Dirt piles, crushed.  Couches, crush. A wagon full of teddy bears, crushed. A pool full of pudding, crush.  They are ALL now able to be crushed thanks to the guys in this video.  With 7 feet of articulation, it doesn’t matter what’s in front of you, it’s getting crushed.

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