Extra-Long Dyno Pull Makes Mustang Tire Go Boom


What happens when you cross a 5.0-liter Mustang, a extra-long dyno run, and a 200-shot of nitrous? You get a demonstration of raw power, though not the kind the driver originally intended.  

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As the clip from 1320video shows, right around the 35-second mark, the tire goes boom, and takes out most of the rear clip in the process. 

The bumper is trashed, and the rim is ready to be scrapped, and the mangled metal inside the wheelwell shows just how destructive renegade rubber can be. Given there didn't seem to be any safety precautions in place here, it's a good thing nobody was hurt when it popped. At the least the driver seemed to have a sense of humor about everything.

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Don't miss the slo-mo action toward the end of the clip. And don't try this at home.  

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