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Tundra 5.7 to tow Spaceship Endeavor 12 miles

Discussion in 'Off-Topic Discussion' started by Khaos, Oct 7, 2012.

  1. Oct 7, 2012 at 10:16 PM
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    Khaos

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    Through the streets of LA to the Science Center.


    Youtube Link

    It's only 30x the weight limit on the truck. Will be interesting to see if they can make it happen.
     
  2. Oct 7, 2012 at 10:19 PM
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    tacoftw 5100s are the same price as spacers, seriously

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  3. Oct 7, 2012 at 10:20 PM
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    I'm guessing they'll have to put the truck into 4 low and crawl the whole distance. I don't see how else they'd be able to get the damn thing to move.
     
  4. Oct 7, 2012 at 10:21 PM
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  5. Oct 7, 2012 at 10:23 PM
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    ^Damn. Just saw this on TTORA and was blown away. Oh well, I'd say its cool enough for a 2nd repost.
     
  6. Oct 7, 2012 at 10:24 PM
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    I hope it breaks so we can all laugh at how silly this whole thing is.:D
     
  7. Oct 7, 2012 at 10:25 PM
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    damn that'll be just another reason for me to eventually get a tundra :D
     
  8. Oct 7, 2012 at 10:35 PM
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    cool. Good job reposting Khaos, I didnt even know. Thanks
     
  9. Oct 7, 2012 at 10:36 PM
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    When is this going to happen?
     
  10. Oct 7, 2012 at 10:39 PM
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    Oct. 13th.
     
  11. Oct 7, 2012 at 10:52 PM
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    Anyone else wonder if it's supercharged?
     
  13. Oct 8, 2012 at 10:56 AM
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    Lol at the youtube comments..."A Tacoma could do it, but one isn't available on that day......"
     
  14. Oct 8, 2012 at 11:08 AM
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    Just enough! Other vehicles: 2015 Mustang GTPP 2014 Prius 2010 4runner SR5 4x4 2009 TRD-OR AC
    I think Toyota have their hands full with this stunt. Might boost their Tundra sales if they pull it off.
     
  15. Oct 8, 2012 at 11:14 AM
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    I know they mentioned it's completely stock..so guessing they will not be using their fancy packages.

    Indeed :D
     
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    I have buddy that works for DWP. Is going to be helping out with this project. If any lines or poles are still in the way he has the authority to shut it down the progress of the shuttle, and cut the wire or pole down. Hopefully he gets sick pictures
     
  17. Oct 8, 2012 at 11:16 AM
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    Half of LA will be as close as they can get to the shuttle..I bet(actually no..i dont bet..i know...its LA...anything that can happen will happen) the sky will be filled with flying metal things too..aka choppers and im sure nasa will get satellite pics from space -_-
     
  18. Oct 8, 2012 at 11:22 AM
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    Poor guy. I hope he feels better soon.
     
  19. Oct 8, 2012 at 11:27 AM
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    He's retarded? Ouch.
     
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