• Jun 14, 2010

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We've all seen people doing really dumb things. You know, the kind of act of stupidity where you'd try to stop them from harming themselves or their possessions if it weren't so riveting to watch. Hell, we've made some pretty heinous misjudgments in our time, but we've never attempted to load a jet ski into the back of a Ford Econoline while said van was partially underwater. That just doesn't sound like a good idea.

While driving a jet ski into a cargo van doesn't make any sense to us, we know of at least one YouTube all-star who thinks otherwise. Well, he probably thought otherwise until the van's rear wheels began having trouble maintaining traction while submerged under water. Hit the jump to watch Darwin's theory in motion. Luckily, it appears that nobody was hurt during this epic fail.

[Source: YouTube]



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      • 4 Years Ago
      should have stayed on the jetski in the van to power it out. duh.
      • 4 Years Ago
      Even if this had worked, chances are his rear diff would have been full of water and the gas tank could have sucked some up- sucks when that happens
      • 4 Years Ago
      epic fail LOL
      • 4 Years Ago
      One word: QUEBEC! haha
      • 4 Years Ago
      (In Peter Griffin voice)

      Mahahahaha! What a JACKASS!
      • 4 Years Ago
      Early 90's 500-600cc sitdown jetskis are pretty light, the guy should have had his buddy come out of the truck and lift it into the back by hand.
      • 4 Years Ago
      Why does no one use a winch to pay out and pull out a boat/jet ski trailer instead of risking their truck to a submarine conversion on a slick ramp? Or am I just a desert dweller without a clue (feel free to answer haha).
      • 4 Years Ago
      Karma bitch!

      - the duck
        • 4 Years Ago
        Thank you, glad someone else caught that!
      • 4 Years Ago
      I have seen people load jet skis that way before and working fine. I have also seen people loading boats the proper way and losing the truck on the ramp..... on any given drunken Sunday you can see it all!

      That made my day, thank autoblog!
        • 4 Years Ago
        I'm glad the other one didn't shut?
        • 4 Years Ago
        i wonder what went thru the jet skiers mind after the back door shut :D
      • 4 Years Ago
      Jet skiers are so annoying. Look at all that damn wake they are creating. No wonder his van took an unplanned swim.
      • 4 Years Ago
      If Subaru made the Econoline, this wouldn't have happened.
        • 4 Years Ago
        Yeah it would. Center differential. Rears start slipping so all the power would be applied to the rear. :l Unless they equipped it with a locking center diff.
      • 4 Years Ago
      usatoday has this same trick online today, with a chopper & a navy Zodiac
        • 4 Years Ago
        link pwetty plz?
        • 4 Years Ago
        The difference, of course, is that the US military helicopter loads the zodiac and then flies away -- it doesn't sink.
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