Weekend Awesome – Crushing an Engine and a Helmet with a Hydraulic Press


Ah, the internet. The wondrous realm where household pets become celebrities, the color of a dress inspires intense debate and people do stupid stuff just because they can. Stuff like destroying a motorcycle engine using a hydraulic press. Why? Why not?

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The nuts behind the Hydraulic Press Channel on YouTube had the engine running, and sound of the Single provided some audio tension before the rather satisfying crunch of the cylinder shattering. Crushing the transmission gave a more dramatic visual as parts exploded under the pressure.

Not satisfied with the engine, they then crushed a helmet with a googly-eyed watermelon playing the role of a head. The result would make Gallagher proud. The crushed piston at the end was a bit anticlimactic as a result, though we do get to see it in super slow motion.

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