• Feb 19, 2010

Click above to watch the video after the jump

We're not sure if it's the raw display of power or the smell of burning rubber, but there is just something about a good burnout that puts a smile on our face. Of course, the burnout has to be done right to make us smile. A poorly executed spinning of the rear wheels prompts plenty of indifference, unless the burnout goes so terribly wrong that it proves to be somehow better than even the best burnouts.

Luckily it just so happens that we've found an instance of badder is better. Hit the jump to see what happens when a guy in his third-gen Chevrolet Camaro has the wrong kind of tires to be spinning around on the pavement. We don't want to spoil the climax of this video, but we will tell you that it is absolutely worth watching if you're a big fan of automotive carnage.



[Source: RIDELUST | Images: Wayne Rames]



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      • 4 Years Ago
      Rednecks physics class.
      • 4 Years Ago
      Would have been very interesting if the tire had fragged into the crowd. I'm sure the yellow safety tape would have prevented injuries.
      • 4 Years Ago
      It was a beater car anyway.
      • 4 Years Ago
      To all those trashing 3rd gens, not all of us are mullet riders...
      But this video just furthers the stereotype. Stupid rednecks. Can't they just buy different cars...
      • 4 Years Ago
      How many times did you hear git'r done?
      • 4 Years Ago
      I can remember reading in an owner's manual (a long time ago) not to allow the tires to spin at over 35mph (this was in the section about trying to get the car unstuck in mud or snow), as the tires could disintegrate. So true, so true.
        • 4 Years Ago
        It doesn't actually have anything to do with ruining the tires, but more about possible damage to the differential.
        • 4 Years Ago
        I remember reading something to that effect. [I think 55mph]
        I thought it was BS because a spinning tire in snow, mud isn't deflecting like a tire rolling a rigid surface, and less heat should be building up.

        That wasn't the substance of the caveat, the caveat was pertaining to the open differential.
        If you have S speed rated tires (or lower) and your speedo says 60mph, it is possible for one tire to be going 120mph, and one not rotating at all. ouch.
      • 4 Years Ago
      For those wondering:

      This happened in 2005.
      This happened in South Dakota.

      Continue on.
      • 4 Years Ago
      A least he won the burnout.
        • 4 Years Ago
        Technically speaking, the only thing that burned was the cigarettes in the area of the "burnout"; that was a fail of epic proportions...... although i yelled "DAMN" when i saw the smoke clear and the rear fender blown out over the height of the t-top
      • 4 Years Ago
      But did he spill his beer?
      • 4 Years Ago
      were the tires even spinning?
        • 4 Years Ago
        I prefer "one tire fire."
        • 4 Years Ago
        Open diff... that's what you call a peg-leg burnout.
        • 4 Years Ago
        The speedometer say 100mph, stationary tire-0mph, spinning tire-200mph
        Tire speed rating-118mph.
        Fun.
      • 4 Years Ago
      Im guessing that is not covered by insurance.
      • 4 Years Ago
      Epic, goto love cheap tires.
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