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Old 11-09-2009, 12:15 PM
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It's Easy For A Gear-head To Be Discouraged About The State Of The World, Especially In Times Of Carpocalypse And Cash For Clunkers. But Occasionally, A Bright Light Of Awesome Renews The Spirit. Road-legal Bumper Cars Do Just That.
Yes, You Read That Right; These Little Beasties Are Street Legal. Either Kawasaki Or Honda Motorcycle Engines For Power, And Retired Vintage Bumper Car Bodies - Transformed Into The Most Awesome Form Of Mini-car We've Ever Seen.


There's Seven Of These Little Monsters Floating Around California, And They're All The Creation Of One Man, Tom Wright, A Gyro-gear Loose Builder On The Outskirts Of San Diego Who Figured The Leftovers Of The Long Beach Pike Amusement Park Needed A More Dignified End Than The Trash Heap. They Were Originally Powered By Harley Engines But Rattled Like Heck And Tom Replace Them With Honda Or Kawasaki 750's... And A Couple Have Been 'measured' [not Run At] Theoretically As Capable Of 160 Mph Which Is Terrifyingly Fast In Machines With Such A Short Wheelbase. Doesn't Mean We Would Totally Rock One Should The Opportunity Present Itself. In Fact, We Now Have Only One Burning Desire, To See These Things Running A Go Kart Track With A Clown In The Drivers Seat.
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Old 11-09-2009, 12:34 PM
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Freaking sweet. I've always wanted to build a street legal rail car.
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Old 11-09-2009, 01:13 PM
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Those are awesome....
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Old 11-09-2009, 01:25 PM
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That is sooo cool.
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Old 11-09-2009, 01:45 PM
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Looks like they come with the optional crotch heater...



Way cool but I believe I would not put the motor right there if I could avoid it. Besides... no cooling.
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Old 11-09-2009, 01:47 PM
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Imagine a catastrophic engine failure between your legs?
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waste a whole day here:

http://www.kongregate.com/games/Xens...er-car-madness
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But are they bumping them?
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Imagine a catastrophic engine failure between your legs?
You would need to be very careful in your description should the connecting device twixt piston and crank decide to break through the cases. Folks might get the wrong idea.
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i want one!!!!
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