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Inline-Four Engine Gets Its Firing Order Rearranged Because Russia Doesn't Do Mainstream
Inline-Four Engine Gets Its Firing Order Rearranged Because Russia Doesn't Do Mainstream

18 Feb 2024, 22:00 UTC · By: Razvan Calin / I like more vibration from my engine, said absolutely no driver ever – until now. Garage 54 doesn’t abide by common practice; this experiment proves it

 
Russians Build AWD ATV With Drum Barrels Instead of Wheels, and It's So Stupid It's Cool
Russians Build AWD ATV With Drum Barrels Instead of Wheels, and It's So Stupid It's Cool

13 Feb 2024, 22:47 UTC · By: Razvan Calin / Garage 54 is on a winter spree of mechanical ingenuity (or just bored beyond belief) and puts its wrenching best at work to outsmart the winter

 
No Winter Tires? No Worries! Just Glue Sand Over the Summer Ones, Say Russian Mechanics
No Winter Tires? No Worries! Just Glue Sand Over the Summer Ones, Say Russian Mechanics

3 Feb 2024, 19:41 UTC · By: Razvan Calin / The Garage 54 YouTube vloggers from Siberia put an old idea to a real-world applicability test and applied fine-grain sand to treated summer rubber compound

 
Soviet Ice Drifting: 30-Speed Lada With Two Gearboxes and a Honda Motorbike Engine
Soviet Ice Drifting: 30-Speed Lada With Two Gearboxes and a Honda Motorbike Engine

24 Jan 2024, 21:59 UTC · By: Razvan Calin / The Garage 54 mechanics built a snow-drift car from a Soviet sedan, a Honda CBR engine with a six-speed box, and a secondary five-speed transmission

 
Watch a Russian Four-Cylinder Engine With 18-Lb Lead Pistons Slap Itself to Death
Watch a Russian Four-Cylinder Engine With 18-Lb Lead Pistons Slap Itself to Death

14 Jan 2024, 00:28 UTC · By: Razvan Calin / Russian vloggers machine pistons out of lead weighing five times more than regular aluminum ones; engine massacre is swift as physics takes a heavy toll

 
Russian Motor Hack 101: Frozen Solid Engine? Just Cook the Oil With an Induction Stove
Russian Motor Hack 101: Frozen Solid Engine? Just Cook the Oil With an Induction Stove

3 Jan 2024, 21:03 UTC · By: Razvan Calin / When the going gets stuck by Siberian winter freeze, who you’re gonna call to heat things up? Garage 54 wrench hobbits, of course!

 
Direct-Power-Steering Crank-Bolted Wheel Is the Most Russian Idea of the Week
Direct-Power-Steering Crank-Bolted Wheel Is the Most Russian Idea of the Week

21 Dec 2023, 16:25 UTC · By: Razvan Calin / What’s the minimum amount of engine power to drive a crankshaft-driven wheel with enough force to spin a car around? No one cares, but Russians test it

 
Armchair Engineering (Russia Edition): DIY Canned-Polyurethane Engine Pistons Are Smokin'
Armchair Engineering (Russia Edition): DIY Canned-Polyurethane Engine Pistons Are Smokin'

17 Dec 2023, 14:57 UTC · By: Razvan Calin / YouTube vloggers from Novosibirsk fabricate a set of polymeric pistons for an internal combustion engine; what a surprise - it doesn’t run

 
Potholes, Mud, Gravel Roads, and Logic: 20" Ground Clearance Siberian Sedan Defies All
Potholes, Mud, Gravel Roads, and Logic: 20" Ground Clearance Siberian Sedan Defies All

10 Dec 2023, 20:59 UTC · By: Razvan Calin / Russian engineering knows no limits (good or bad) when it comes to getting over obstacles on the glorious path to automotive supremacy

 
Beat This, NASA! Russians Take 'Floating Axle' Literally, Put Tensegrity Rear End on Car
Beat This, NASA! Russians Take 'Floating Axle' Literally, Put Tensegrity Rear End on Car

3 Dec 2023, 16:00 UTC · By: Razvan Calin / A team of mechanics and YouTubers from Siberia replace a car’s rear suspension system with a tensegrity assembly, and it works just fine

 
Sedan Into Coupe, Russian Edition: Cut a Car in Half Front To Back - Your Move, Hypercars
Sedan Into Coupe, Russian Edition: Cut a Car in Half Front To Back - Your Move, Hypercars

19 Jul 2023, 13:37 UTC · By: Razvan Calin / A team of mechanics from Siberia makes a two-seat, two-door Lada using out-of-the-box thinking; the darn thing runs and drives, but don’t try this at home

 
Missed an Oil Change, and the Engine Smokes? Pressure-Wash It, and It's Better Than New
Missed an Oil Change, and the Engine Smokes? Pressure-Wash It, and It's Better Than New

10 Jul 2023, 14:06 UTC · By: Razvan Calin / Russian piston nerds clean a filthy engine with nothing but water, and the results are beyond belief; it shows that water in the engine can be a good thing

 
Best Spark Fluid: Water or Gasoline? Russian Ghetto "Scientists" Have the Answer
Best Spark Fluid: Water or Gasoline? Russian Ghetto "Scientists" Have the Answer

5 Jul 2023, 20:58 UTC · By: Razvan Calin / Siberian piston heads wonder what happens if standard wiring for the ignition system is swapped with liquid-filled tubing; science doesn’t flinch

 
Straight Outta Russia: Old Lada Sedan Gains Square Sliding Front Wheels Because Why Not?
Straight Outta Russia: Old Lada Sedan Gains Square Sliding Front Wheels Because Why Not?

25 Jun 2023, 09:31 UTC · By: Razvan Calin / Russian mechanics build motionless square wheels, put them on a car, and take it for a spin; sometimes physics isn’t enough to repel out-of-the-box engineering

 
Russian Vlogger-Mechanics Smelt Cans and Forks for Pistons; Engine Destruction Is Swift
Russian Vlogger-Mechanics Smelt Cans and Forks for Pistons; Engine Destruction Is Swift

17 Jun 2023, 21:33 UTC · By: Razvan Calin / A Siberian team of automotive YouTubers tried their hands at homemade aluminum pistons; the test-drive session is short, fragmented, and predictable

 
Cast Iron Skillet Discs Are Perfect for Smoking Car Brakes – And These Russians Prove It
Cast Iron Skillet Discs Are Perfect for Smoking Car Brakes – And These Russians Prove It

28 May 2023, 13:28 UTC · By: Razvan Calin / A team of mechanics from Siberia with an appetite for crazy motoring experiments made brake discs out of cookware, but it didn’t end well

 
These Guys Made Exhaust Valves Out of Old Soviet Coins, Are They Made of Stalinium?
These Guys Made Exhaust Valves Out of Old Soviet Coins, Are They Made of Stalinium?

19 Nov 2022, 21:23 UTC · By: Benny Kirk / If it were this easy to make a set of valves for a Small Block 350 Chevy motor, we bet you'd never see one in a mechanic's shop ever again

 
Remembering the Ice G-Wagon, the Coolest G-Class Tribute That Ever Was
Remembering the Ice G-Wagon, the Coolest G-Class Tribute That Ever Was

27 Sep 2022, 06:23 UTC · By: Elena Gorgan / Making a piece of functional art is not easy, especially if that piece of art happens to be a G-Wagon SUV tribute with a body made entirely out of ice

 
Russian Experiment Shows What Happens When You Put Coke and Mentos Inside a Car Tire
Russian Experiment Shows What Happens When You Put Coke and Mentos Inside a Car Tire

14 Mar 2022, 12:51 UTC · By: Cristian Gnaticov / Can you actually inflate a car tire by mixing Coca Cola and Mentos? This video reveals the answer, so you'd better hit that play button

 
Can You Change Engine Oil Without Turning Off a Motor? We Now Have an Answer to This
Can You Change Engine Oil Without Turning Off a Motor? We Now Have an Answer to This

10 Feb 2022, 14:03 UTC · By: Sebastian Toma / In the long series of people wondering if they could, instead of if they should, a team of gearhreads from Russia attempted an oil change with a running engine