Matt Robinson profile picture Matt Robinson 9 months ago 15
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Here's What Happens When You Replace A Tyre With 3000 Nails

The ever mad guys behind Garage 54 have found a new tyre substitute - several thousand nails

Remind me later

We’ve seen Garage 54 do some pretty crazy stuff in recent months, from driving a car with its wheels chained together to ploughing an old Skoda through a kilometre of plastic wrap.

Our favourite videos from the mad Russians, however, usually involve replacing tyres with completely unsuitable things like Coca-Cola bottles or coil springs. And the YouTube channel has come up with a belter, by replacing each front tyre on this Lada with 3000 nails.

Here's What Happens When You Replace A Tyre With 3000 Nails - DIY

Not only do the tyres work, they actually provide decent traction, since they’re emulating the effect of snow studs. When the speed increases, however, the makeshift boots aren’t quite so happy…