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Old 04-10-2012, 03:47 PM
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Mythbusters Put Square Wheels on an F-250

Watch it here: Mythbusters Put Square Wheels on an F-250

Ever wonder what rolling around on square wheels would feel like? Well, now you can get your answer without doing irreparable damage to whatever you're driving or yourself! Hit the link to check it out.
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Old 04-10-2012, 04:24 PM
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Will this mod increase my towing capacity?
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They fabricate and mount their own Mythbusters brand square rims on aged F-150 and take it out for a test drive.
So... where's the F-150?
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Were they lug centric at least?






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I seen that episode the other night. They manage to shear off all the lugs on one of the rear hubs but other that that the truck lived up to some sever punishment.
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As much as I like MythBusters, this is one knowledge I could live without.
On funny side, looks like with stronger wheels going above 20 mph would make the truck "floating" and ride pretty smoothly.
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Wow, I think I will hold off on running out and buying a set
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the mirror fell off.
not my idea of a smooth ride
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Obviously Gorilla Glue was NOT used to hold the rubber to the rim
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OK, but why?
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Thats cool! but I don't see it catching on!
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Thats cool! but I don't see it catching on!
I don't know, I have seen some pretty stupid stuff out there. Square wheels isn't that much of a stretch from this.

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Thats cool! but I don't see it catching on!
That's what I thought about import cars having every body panel a different shade of primer.
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i thought the show was canceled because they shot a cannon ball through someones house?
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I don't know, I have seen some pretty stupid stuff out there. Square wheels isn't that much of a stretch from this.

Than there are wrong ways to do things and right ways to do it.

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