Conventional wisdom dictates that if you set out to make a MacGyver video to post on YouTube, you must have a roll of duct tape. Or a pack of chewing gum. At the very least, a pocket knife.

We're not sure if these Russian guys had any of the aforementioned items – heck, we're not even sure if they're Russian – but they did have an E34 BMW 5 Series. Which is exactly the car we'd choose for a winter expedition flying giant kites. Or whatever it was they were doing with several hundred feet of spooled nylon cord. Follow the jump to watch the brief video clip.



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      MONTEGOD7SS
      • 3 Years Ago
      Russians get blamed for everything on YouTube, lol.
      natron3030
      • 3 Years Ago
      e34 are bad ass
      sinistro79
      • 3 Years Ago
      That's just about all it's good for. I'm glad somebody figured this out.
      • 3 Years Ago
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      Kris
      • 3 Years Ago
      Imagine if it had limited slip diff and they didn't know about it. Recently I saw and idiot owner of Lamborghini Diablo who didn't knew it was all wheels drive VT model. He found that out when he tried to measure it on a two wheels drive only dyno. I laughed my ass off when I saw it!
      T0pgear
      • 3 Years Ago
      What about scarring on the tire?
      Rotation
      • 3 Years Ago
      Conveniently for these guys BMW doesn't offer limited slip diffs in any non-M cars anymore.
      lemonite
      • 3 Years Ago
      Translation: "Stars..." (meaning you're being filmed and will be on youtube). At the end, the driver says "This is the birth of a new..." and then the video gets cut off. Pretty brilliant, actually, but as has been mentioned, they are lucky there's no LSD. Although they may have tried spinning the wheel first.
      Dafish
      • 3 Years Ago
      Probably rolling up some stolen copper, here is the US they just use an old beat up Ford pick-up
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