Insane jet powered VW Beetle; supposedly street legal

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Sonny Taylor
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Insane jet powered VW Beetle; supposedly street legal

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Street legal??? Perhaps without the turbojet running.
But who needs speed? The built-in, flame-throwing tailgating deterrer alone might be worth the price.
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I want one of these just for tailgaters. The acceleration might be scary though.

Link: https://robbreport.com/motors/cars/jet- ... 234586153/
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Re: Insane jet powered VW Beetle; supposedly street legal

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That’s one way of removing tailgaters. [icon_lol2.gif]
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Re: Insane jet powered VW Beetle; supposedly street legal

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It may be road legal.

I know that Jay Leno has a Jet powered motorcycle.

I seem to recall a story about him melting the paint off a car at a stop light with it.
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Reminds me of a story(urban legend?) I heard in the early 90's about some guys in Arizona that took a engine off a timed out Lear 24 and mated it to a Chevette. There was nothing left of the Chevette after becoming airborne and impacting into a rock at 250 mph.
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I can't see that being legal. Forget melting paint off of cars, what about melting the skin off pedestrians?
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