Did Red Green own this car???

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by mranum, Jul 7, 2012.

  1. mranum

    mranum Member

    Jul 18, 2011
    Central WI
    Follow the link to see the pics, ya can't make this chit up.:eek:

    Gas line ran from the boat gas tank on the passenger seat, sorry, where seat should be, out the window & under the hood. I'm guessing the window would be his emergency shut off. :lmao2::lmao2:

    State Patrol: Front Seat Gas Tank Fueled 'Unsafe' Car
    It runs on alternative fuel source and the driver can see the road in ways most cars don't offer. But you won't be seeing this classic Ford Pinto back on a Minnesota road any time soon.

    A Minnesota State Trooper stopped the car Sunday on U.S. Highway 52 in Koochiching County.

    A State Patrol spokesperson posted photographs of what the Trooper found on the agency's Facebook page.

    "Much of the vehicle was rusted out," said the spokesperson. Photos show a clear view through what remains of the floor to the road below.

    But that wasn't all.

    A tire was wedged behind the driver's seat, a placement the spokesperson said was holding the seat in place.

    The Trooper spotted a gas can on the front seat. A hose ran from the gas can, out the passenger window, around the front and under the hood, "rigged up to the engine," according to the spokesperson.

    "The car was impounded and the driver was cited for a number of violations," said the spokesperson.

    Those violations included unsafe equipment and not having a Minnesota license.

    Last edited: Jul 7, 2012
  2. geds

    geds New Member

    Mar 27, 2011
    Hey now...that there is Jimboy's spare parts delivery car!

  3. 76Highboy

    76Highboy Well-Known Member

    Jan 1, 2012
    Hey, that's B.S. man. That there's a perfectly good fishing/camping rig. :D
  4. mranum

    mranum Member

    Jul 18, 2011
    Central WI
    I wonder what the trooper said to himself when he saw this thing??

    "What the *&^%?"
    "(chuckle) Oh I gotta hear this one"
    "(laugh laugh laugh) headquaters...you ain't gonna believe this..."

  5. 76Highboy

    76Highboy Well-Known Member

    Jan 1, 2012
  6. rocketmoon2

    rocketmoon2 New Member

    Jul 7, 2012
    Looks safe to me, iv seen worse vehicles somehow manage to roll down the road. haha, but I could deffinitly see red green driving that one
  7. hunter29180

    hunter29180 Well-Known Member

    nope..not Red Green's car..no DUCK TAPE!
  8. Bobitis

    Bobitis Guest

    Def not a Red Green vehicle. There's no 'excessories'. :confused:

    Trust me. I got the suspenders. :p
  9. wv hillbilly

    wv hillbilly Well-Known Member

    May 20, 2012
    mountains of wv.
    that car looks fine to me. you should see some of the stuff that is on maryland hiways
  10. sting75ray

    sting75ray Well-Known Member

    Jun 30, 2011
    These FORD guys are really in love with their rides they never want to part with them:D:D
  11. geds

    geds New Member

    Mar 27, 2011
    When you invest as much time and money as Ford owners have - you'll understand why they are so attached. Its like sending a kid to college. When they are completely remade you figure you'll start getting SOME kind of payback on the investment!
  12. mranum

    mranum Member

    Jul 18, 2011
    Central WI
    Ordinarily I might argue that but this 2000 f150 I have now has been nothing but a money pit, most expensive vehicle to operate I have ever owned. Only reason I keep it is because 1) its paid for and the repairs are cheaper than another payment, and 2) it what I plow my driveway with.
  13. jack404

    jack404 Former Guest

    Jan 11, 2010
  14. Insulation Tim

    Insulation Tim Well-Known Member

    Oct 29, 2008
    Darwin was about to strike again.
  15. 68c15

    68c15 Well-Known Member Supporting Member

    Nov 22, 2011
    let me get this straight. Minn DOT spreads excessive amounts of salt on the roads costing the taxpayers untold amounts of money. this requires them to spend even more tax money fixing the roads. this also causes severe damage to people's cars. then they have the nerve to call your car unsafe and impound it making you walk to work.
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