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    Video: Jay Leno upgrades his 1906 Stanley Steamer Vanderbilt Cup Racer
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    Jay Leno has a special place in his heart for steam power. The comedian has a collection of vintage vehicles that have more in common with a classic train than a modern car, and of those, his 1906 Stanley Steamer seems to be one of his favorites. In 2007, the Stanley suffered a bit of a ...

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    Jay Leno's best speeding story is better than yours
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    Just like any self-respecting car guy, Jay Leno has had his fair share of run-ins with local law enforcement. And, much like the rest of us, some of those run-ins result in great story material for those Monday morning watercooler conversations. But as you'd expect, Leno's are more ...

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    eBay Find of the Day: Mammoth 1930s Hariss steam-powered split-window prototype
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    Hariss Steam Car prototype - Click above for high-res image gallery
    Now here's just the thing to mix up with a heated-up Flattie, or better yet, a Rajo Model T powerplant, which would be perfectly authentic for the vintage. Oh sure, purists will argue that this artifact, which apparently started ...

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    First test of steam-powered land speed record car successful
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    Click above to watch a video of an early steam car run
    Believe it or not, steam-powered cars were actually some of the fastest machines on four wheels in the early 1900s. To wit, a Stanley Steamer managed to hit a boiler-induced terminal velocity of 127.659 mph way back in 1906. The record still ...

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    Brit team plans to break record with 200mph head of steam
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    We never suspected the Brits would use boiling water for anything nobler than steeping tea, but it's full steam ahead for the British Steam Car Challenge project that is attempting to break the land-speed record for a steam-powered vehicle that has stood for over 100 years. According to a Telegraph ...

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