Video: Changing A VW Fan Belt With The Engine Running

November 24, 2009

Although combustion engines will remain a part of the car mix for several decades to come, it seems pretty clear that electrics are the way of the future. And while many will be sad to see gas engines go the way of their fuel source (i.e. the dinosaur), there are many things we won't miss about 'em -- like all those moving parts that tend to break down. On the other hand, without all those moving parts, we wouldn't have nifty displays of gearhead virtuosity, like this clip of a guy who changes his VW fan belt with the motor running. Don't try this one at home, y'all:

[YouTube via JV]

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