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11How to break into your crapcan with a piece of string

Being locked out of your car is just as much a universal language as music, love and drunkenness. That's why this video from what appears to be Russia, featuring a Lada, can be immediately understood even though no one in it speaks a lick of English. The protagonist in the clip, showing off a skillset that would make MacGuyver say "Dayum," opens a locked car door with nothing more than a piece of string.

17Even Koenigsegg drivers use coat hangers when they lock themselves out

There are but a few certain universal truths. Among them: locking yourself out of your own vehicle sucks. That fact is accurate whether your keys are sitting in the ignition of your '89 Ford Escort or your Koenigsegg CCR. Just ask the owner of this particular Swedish supercar. While at a track day, the owner shut the door with the keys lounging contentedly in the ignition, and the car did what it's supposed to do by locking everything up tight. Rather than call up a local locksmith, the owner wo

120Kia engineers lock themselves out of Quoris prototype... in the desert

Locking your keys in your car is never a fun experience. You have to call the auto club or tow service, wait for them to either bring you a new key or break into your car for you. It's something that happens to everyone at least once, and then you (try to) remember never to do it again.

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