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Old 22-06-2014, 06:24   #1
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Insane Way to Change wheels On A Car.

These folks are crazy and have no self preservation instincts it seems.

Saudis Changing Car Tires, Just Insane

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Old 22-06-2014, 06:42   #2
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Re: Insane Way to Change wheels On A Car.

Well Coops, it is the region of suicide bombers. By comparison this is positively mundane.

But, to be fair, in NYC they ride elevators, on top.

From Brazil I've seen videos of surfing the tops of electrified railway cars.

Then there are those wing suit videos. Wikipedia says three of them made a jump, but made a wrong turn and perished as a result.

The young are immortal do t ya know, that's why they make good soldiers.
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Old 22-06-2014, 08:56   #3
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Re: Insane Way to Change wheels On A Car.

That's nuts but confusing.
I assume this was a specially modified vehicle that allowed the left brakes to be locked independently of the right?
How else did they keep the wheels from turning? Normal diff feeds torque to the wheel that loses traction and a locking or posi diff keeps both turning?



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Old 22-06-2014, 09:44   #4
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Re: Insane Way to Change wheels On A Car.

I have been to Saudi Arabia once (for work, not Mecca pilgrimage). The project manager warned us that there was more risk to die in a car accident than in a bombing, because boys (not girls) get their driving license at 16 after passing a medical check but no driving lessons.

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Re: Insane Way to Change wheels On A Car.

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That's nuts but confusing.
I assume this was a specially modified vehicle that allowed the left brakes to be locked independently of the right?
How else did they keep the wheels from turning? Normal diff feeds torque to the wheel that loses traction and a locking or posi diff keeps both turning?



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my thoughts exactly. The left wheels stopped turning immediately when they left the pavement.
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Old 22-06-2014, 11:06   #7
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my thoughts exactly. The left wheels stopped turning immediately when they left the pavement.
I cant explain the front, but the rear is easy. light pressure on the parking brake is all it takes to stop the rear wheel, it's the same technique you would use to unstick yourself from soft sand in a 2wd vehicle.
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Re: Insane Way to Change wheels On A Car.

They have to have something to do with all that oil money they're making.
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Re: Insane Way to Change wheels On A Car.

Shows what happens when you buy a car that does not have a jack as standard equipment!

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I cant explain the front, but the rear is easy. light pressure on the parking brake is all it takes to stop the rear wheel, it's the same technique you would use to unstick yourself from soft sand in a 2wd vehicle.

yes you do that to make both wheels spin when one loses traction. here you don't want that. I believe they had to modify the braking system to pull this off, maybe not kids playing around, Maybe pros?
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Maybe pros?
without helmets?
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Re: Insane Way to Change wheels On A Car.

.......... but wait! No wheels were changed at all. That is a strange way.
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without helmets?

Youv'e never been to that part of the world.
Inshallah pretty much cover seat belts, helmets, pre-flights, the works.
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Youv'e never been to that part of the world.
Inshallah pretty much cover seat belts, helmets, pre-flights, the works.
In aerobatics too? How well does that work? +g flight only I guess. That means I could maybe shoot down an Arab in a dog fight!
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That's why they don't let women drive there.
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