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    Video: Has Hendo created the Model T of hoverboards?
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    We all think of the same exact thing when we hear the word "hoverboard:" Back To The Future. After Marty McFly is transported into the future to fix the mess his future family has gotten itself into, he hops onto a contraption in an unfortunate shade of pink that looks like a skateboard without ...

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    ETC: What if all famous movie cars had to be cheap?
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    Hero cars in films need to be sexy. It's why Doc Brown and Marty went back in time in a DeLorean, and why Bo and Luke Duke tore about Hazzard County in a Dodge Charger. The stars of the show need to get about in something cool. Artist Gerald Bear seems to disagree with this notion, as his latest ...

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    Video: Inside the minds of people who own movie cars
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    People who own movie cars are a different breed. Judging from the two videos on theAFICIONAUTO, a trend seems to be forming among them: they're not interested in cars per se, but more specifically cars that double as movie props. This new video series hosted by Christopher Rutkowski promises to ...

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    Video: Back to the Future / Knight Rider mashup warms the cockles of our hearts
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    If you're a fan of car-focused media from the 1980s, have we got a video for you. A certifiable genius Someone has mashed up scenes from the Back to the Future trilogy with the opening theme and voiceover from Knight Rider. Yes, Doc Brown's Delorean time machine replaces Michael Knight's KITT, ...

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    Auctions: eBay Find of the Day: Back To The Future Marty McFly 1985 Toyota SR5 pickup tribute
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    With DeLorean time machine replicas thick on the ground, it was only a matter of time before someone started recreating the other vehicles in the McFly garage. At the end of the first Back to the Future movie, Marty returns to 1985 to find his sweet-looking Toyota SR5 truck all waxed and ready ...

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    ETC: Blackprints Kickstarter campaign looks to put profiles on your wall [w/video]
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    UPDATE: This Kickstarter campaign has been shut down due to copyright disputes over the original images used to create the Blackprints. We enjoy highlighting artists who turn their brushes, lenses or whatever medium they fancy towards the four-wheeled things in life. San Francisco-based artist ...

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    ETC: Restored Back to the Future DeLorean arrives at Universal Studios [w/video]
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    Fans of the Back to the Future trilogy will be pleased to learn that Dr. Emmett "Doc" Brown's modified 1981 DeLorean DMC-12, better known as a time machine, is on display at Universal Studios Hollywood in California after a painstaking museum-quality restoration over the past year. While ...

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    Official: Lego will offer Back to the Future DeLorean set in 2013 [w/video]
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    You mean to tell me you created a time machine... out of Lego bricks? So, we may have taken a bit of poetic license with that line, but still – as a group of automotive-obsessed children of the '80s, there could hardly be a better toy with which to relive our childhoods than a Lego Back to ...

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    Video: We check up on the Back To The Future DeLorean Time Machine restoration
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    Since first hearing about the restoration project to bring the Back to the Future DeLorean DMC-12 time machine back to life, we haven't heard that much about the progress. The project was supposed to be "concluded" over the summer, but it turns out finding original parts or creating all new ones ...

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    Parents create cardboard DeLorean for son's amazing Back to the Future Halloween costume
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    This is Cooper. Cooper has awesome parents. Cooper's parents made his stroller/push-car into the time-traveling DeLorean from Back to the Future. Yes, we are very jealous of this tot. According to his mother Cory, who published pics of her son's awesome costume and matching car on Flickr, the ...

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    Video: Rabid fan creates perfect Back to the Future mod for GTA IV
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    There are an abundance of modifications available for the PC version of Grand Theft Auto IV, but few are excellent as the example found in the video below. A fan of both the car-thieving game series and the Back to the Future movie franchise managed to bring his two loves together by crafting ...

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    Video: R/C flying DeLorean drone doesn't need roads
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    The mantra of the builder of this R/C DeLorean replica from Back to the Future is: "куда мы идем, нам не нужны дороги." According to Google Translate, that's Russian for, "Where we're going, we don't need roads." Appropriate, eh? With a painted foamcore body and blue LEDs, this Mr. ...

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    Original BTTF DeLorean getting museum-quality restoration
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    We've seen plenty of Back to the Future DeLorean DMC-12 replicas pass through the halls of the internet. In that time, we've always assumed the original movie car was tucked away safely in a museum somewhere. As it turns out, that wasn't the case. Of all the vehicles created for the three films, ...

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    Report: Steve McQueen's Le Mans suit fetches nearly $1M, BTTF DeLorean $541k
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    Two bits of automotive movie history at a Profiles in History auction held earlier this month have drawn massive bids from collectors. As you may recall, Steve McQueen's racing suit costume from Le Mans was poised to go under the gavel with the auction house estimating the Gulf Oil suit would ...

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    On the Block: Back to the Future III DeLorean up for auction
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    There are reported to be just three surviving Back to the Future Delorean DMC-12 movie cars left in existence, and only one of those is held in a private collection. Next month, you'll have a chance to take it home. One of the stainless-steel wonders used in Back to the Future III is headed to ...

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    Report: Great Scot! DMC announces all-electric DeLorean for 2013
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    Given the car's iconic classic/futuristic status, it's no surprise that the DeLorean DMC-12 is a popular car for DIY electric car conversions. That an honest-to-goodness official DeLorean EV is coming from Humble, Texas' reborn DeLorean Motor Company itself, though? That we did not see coming. It ...

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    Video: Doc Brown goes Back to the Future, finds Garbarino electronics store
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    The DeLorean used in the Back to the Future movie trilogy may be the single most memorable movie vehicle for anyone who grew up in the 1980s (as did the vast majority of the staff here at Autoblog). And so, whenever we hear anything having to do with the car, the movie or its main characters, we ...

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    Video: Christopher Lloyd reprises Doc Brown role with De Lorean for Argentinian commercial
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    It's been 26 years since Christopher Lloyd donned a lab coat and portrayed lunatic genius Doc Brown in the Back to the Future franchise. This year, though, Lloyd jumped back into the lab coat to revisit his role in an Argentinian TV commercial. The commercial shills for an electronics store, and ...

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    Going Back to the Future in a Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG
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    2010 Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG goes Back to the Future – Click above for high-res image gallery
    No matter how happy our childhoods were, most of us have ended up with at least a few regrets that stick out in our mind. For whatever reason, random happenings tend to stick out as pivotal events in ...

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    Limited-edition Nike Dunk 6.0 'DeLorean' shoes run to the top of our holiday wish-list
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    Nike Dunk 6.0 DeLorean shoes – Click above for high-res image gallery
    We internet types don't always condone the idea of waking up at the crack of dawn on Black Friday for some mad-dash holiday shopping, but if there was ever a product we'd wait in line for, this might just be it. Starting ...

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