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What happens when a tire hits the sound barrier?

When a YouTube channel decides to upgrade the sound barrier to a sports tire, the result can only be astonishing. A completely crazy and impressive experience to watch!

Our Russian friends from YouTube channel Garage 54 are definitely not afraid of anything! These “scientists” from theautomobile do not hesitate to destroy many poor Lada for to do experiments. Pioneers of the useless but still excellent mechanics, these enthusiasts are not with a joke near to amuse the gallery. Latest, they try to pass the sound barrier to a wheel with a sports tire. On their first attempt, the winter tire on it did not hold up and shattered as it turned. at 620 km / h. In addition, the YouTubers realized that the engine used was too powerful to achieve their ends.

Second attempt

For this second test, Lada’s engine was replaced by a Toyota block, much more powerful

, and the snow tire with a “sport” rubber. Mounted on a metal frame, the wheel begins to turn faster and faster while a tachometer gives us a more precise idea of ​​the speed at which it evolves. Everything is going well until the tire doescash the greater the centrifugal force suffered and explodes. However, the feat was carried out at a speed of 10,437 rpm, or 1,332 km / h ! The goal is reached…

Check out the video of this original experience just below:

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