Car Hacks

Adam Savage's Self Balancing Unicycle

Adam Savage's Self Balancing Unicycle

Adam Savage of the MythBusters receives his SBU, an electric self-balancing unicycle by Focus Designs...
Run your Car on Garbage

Run your Car on Garbage

Honda powered by waste biomass. The ALL Power Labs team installs a biomass gasification system - based on their Open Source Gasifier Experimenter's Kit - into the trunk of a Honda. The Honda now runs on 100% waste biomass - corn stalks, walnut...
Car Drives on Walls or Ceiling using internal Vacuum

Car Drives on Walls or Ceiling using internal Vacuum

Although this is actually a commercial product, it would be one hell of a DIY project to build one on your own. It appears that it's simply a lightweight RC car with a fan going through the middle of it which creates suction to the wall. ...
Build a Giant Pedal Powered Tank

Build a Giant Pedal Powered Tank

In just eleven days, a handful of men created a Panzer like pedal powered tank for a Kinetic Sculpture Derby. Don’t let the formidable pink camouflage paint job fool you. Inside is a massive steel skeleton of gears, plates, and welding...
Wifi Detecting Bumper Sticker

Wifi Detecting Bumper Sticker

By using electroluminescent parts from ThinkGeek’s epic Wifi-Detection shirt ($20), this modder created a sweet wifi-detecting bumper sticker.  It’s a super simple project you can build yourself an EL bumper sticker in a few hours with...
Build an Electric Segway Skateboard

Build an Electric Segway Skateboard

Within two days, you can build an electric segway mountain board (off road skateboard) with the ability to remove the electronic system for standard riding. Will run for about an hour per charge and tops out at a whopping 20 mph. Not bad at all. ...
Play Xbox Live in Your Car

Play Xbox Live in Your Car

A 23 inch LCD, laptop, and ye ole Xbox 360 have teamed up to bring you Xbox Live on the go. Connect to any wifi floating around, and within seconds you’re on the war torn battlefields pwning noobs.  Check out the full tutorial of setting up ...
Sports Car Controlled Entirely via iPod Touch

Sports Car Controlled Entirely via iPod Touch

This GTO is controlled entirely via iPod Touch, allowing the owner to start the car, open the doors and trunk, roll down the windows, control the radio, arm the car alarm and even rev the engine – all from across the parking lot.  Range is...
Dark Night Batman Tumbler

Dark Night Batman Tumbler

This man built a custom Dark Knight tumbler and placed his outstanding design on a go kart for a miniature version.  While you can’t purchase the actual vehicle, you can buy his plans and view more about the project on eBay (bidding has ended,...