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Monster Garage: Backyard monsters

Monster Garage did a cool episode on "Backyard Monsters" where they showed a bunch of creations that other people had made. Here are some that I was able to find links for:
- Dobbertin Surface Orbiter (photo links at the bottom). Built out of an oil tanker, it can travel on land and sea.
- Draka. When we saw this, we immediately said "Burning Man" (confirmed by this unfortunate article) It's a gigantic dragon vehicle that shoots flames.
- Shortcut High. A chopped school bus that gives new meaning to "short bus."
- Carthedral. A Goth chick's dream car.
- Mirabilis Statuarius Vehiculum. A car witha bunch of artsy stuff glued on top of it.

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Comments (4)

Fry:

I must point out that the visual association CNN made in their article is misleading. They have a photo of Draka - but Draka was NOT the art car involved in this unfortunate and freak accident. Please don't perpetuate this misinformation!

Thanks!

Fry

Ken:

Hi Fry,

I only meant to imply that Draka was at Burning Man, but thank you for clearing up the ambiguity. BTW, I was talking with someone who was at Burning Man the other day and he described the "art car" as a small lame pickup with a sofa in the back, or something of the like. I don't know how this qualifies as an art car, but oh well.

Rob:

I'm trying to get info on the one wheeled motor bike from that episode. thank you

bobby:

does anyone have any pics of the rocket roadster from the backyard monsters episode of monster garage? if so please send to my email.

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