When you’ve got some old hose laying around. Or here’s another creative solution:
This one solves bigger problems too, like no rear brakes; or maybe even a broken axle?
Dunno about plastic hose but rope was a popular solution here in wartime when tyres were scarce. That castor would provide interesting handling LOL
Who needs a spare? They do:
I saw a similar situation to the “lumber car” at the Burbank, CA Lowe’s a few months ago–a Nissan (Altima, I think) loaded up with retaining-wall blocks (those nice decorative ones) to the point of bottoming out…I wanted to grab a photo but the driver didn’t look very understanding of having his stupidity shared with anyone. (I think the cost of the blocks plus whatever Lowes would have charged for delivery was far outweighed by the damage to the car.)
My first thought was that the Golf had to be in Eastern Europe somewhere, but the Ford truck and van in the back contradict that…is that a Golf Cart? 😛
It’s junk, now. Read the write-up of the damage police found.
The rear struts were punched through the carbody. And, from the looks of it, the rear of the roof had collapsed under the weight.
Drugs were apparently involved. But…I’m no saint; I have partaken in my wasted youth; but HOW do you get SO stoned you do something THAT stupid?
Ashley’s Book of Knots (great book) has instructions on how to lace rope on old spoked wheels used in days gone by for a jury rigged tire.
I’m kinda hoping that caster doesn’t actually swivel. I don’t think that guy needs three wheel steering.
Or, that brake assembly. What happens when he steps on the pedal, and at the outermost corner, there’s no brake drum to check the travel of the pistons?
Maybe a piston discharged, and a nice big hole in the brake system?
What’s he gonna do then – yank up on the emergency? …which works the REAR brakes?
downshift n pray
My Citroen has passive rear steering slightly more advanced in design to this though
That old Ford Escort is rear-wheel-drive. There must be some horrendous wear on the differential gears …
Lol, go the Esky!
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