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Old 05-20-2018, 12:18 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Engine rebuilding as absurdist performance art

Here is a man who should win a performance art award. I'd love to meet the dude. You can predict the result, but you also cannot predict the results (plural).


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Old 05-20-2018, 07:04 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Engine blow contest? An example of "Not even wrong."
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Old 05-21-2018, 01:16 AM   #3 (permalink)
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Engine blow contest? An example of "Not even wrong."
How about this? Same guy:
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Now that's literally *green*.
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It's all about the gear ratios, eh?
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They never let it down off the jack


https://duckduckgo.com/?q=burt+munro+trailer+branch+for+spare+tire
Always carry a spare.
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They never let it down off the jack


https://duckduckgo.com/?q=burt+munro+trailer+branch+for+spare+tire
Always carry a spare.
Munroe put his bike on that?

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