Mythbusters - How to pancake a car Video



A great video of the mythbusters team firing a two-stage rocket sledge into a car in an attempt to pancake it :P

At the point of impact the sledge was traveling at 650mph !!

The car doesn't really get pancaked, it just kinda... disintegrates, which is completely awesome.


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I watched this dozens of times after i saw it aired, and I can see a freakin shock wave while its going through the car. this clip and the clip when they blow up the cement truck are my favorites from these guys.
This Crash was actully to replicte the results for the compact car myth (two trucks and the tiny car)
Honestly, I'm recalling some Dragonball Z, where guys go flying into rocks, explosions like this occur, and the same guys emerge, with just a couple of bruises.
comodore8 years ago
I love this one...
You can watch it in frames here:
http://dsc.discovery.com/fansites/mythbusters/video/interactive/interactive.html

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That is really cool. Did you see how on impact the car just disengrated?
haha yea xD you can put it that way :D
Plasmana8 years ago
That is so deadly, I love how the car did not bulge when it was disintegrating, so awesome...
gmjhowe8 years ago
I suggest adding a snapshot of the video as an image for the forums.
=SMART= (author)  gmjhowe8 years ago
I added one of the explosion and fixed the video. Thanks :D
gmjhowe =SMART=8 years ago
great job
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