Redneck Car Hacks So Awful We Can’t Help But Laugh

One thing that’s universal is how expensive it is to fix your vehicle. Whenever that check engine light comes on, your heart skips a beat. Even driving over a little pothole could lead to minor breathing palpitations because there’s a possibility that you might need a new tire. It happens to the best of us, but making sure your car can still hit the road safely is the main priority. Do everyone a favor and take it to the shop or someone who knows what they’re doing. Do not replicate these awful redneck car hacks, no matter how crafty they seem.

We Hope The Batteries Don’t Run Out

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If you’ve got somewhere to be when the sun is down but your headlights don’t work, what can you do? Sure, you can order an Uber or a Lyft, but that might be too expensive.

How about grabbing the biggest flashlights you own and tapping them to the hood of your car? There’s no way you’ll get a ticket and you’ll be illuminating the streets better than ever. Someone told that to the owner of this car.

The Snow Has To Go

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For people who don’t live in the snow, they can’t begin to imagine why someone would even want to do this. Those who have to deal with snow during the colder seasons have it hard.

However, no matter how much snow you have on your windshield, you shouldn’t be driving around like this. There are so many alternatives for you to take, and using a broom attached to your wipers has to be the laziest, most comical route.

For Safety Purposes

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What good is a car if you wake up in the morning and it’s gone? If you have no lock on your door, that automatically increases the odds of someone thieving your vehicle.

If you’ve got no time to go get the original lock on your door fixed, you can always attach one of these puppies! Okay, maybe not, but it’s the thought that counts, right? Getting in and out of this car must be a real hassle.

Turn Up The Tunes!

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Driving in silence isn’t fun. Every now and then it can be peaceful, but it isn’t for everyone on a consistent basis. Maybe that’s why this person decided to tape up their old stereo to the dashboard.

To each their own, but we don’t think that tape is going to last very long. One unexpected break and that thing is liable to fall off and land where it shouldn’t be landing.

Wood You Look At That?

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If you ever thought you were having a bad day, then you haven’t seen anything like this before. This driver lost their whole door and installed a wooden one with hinges that might fall off by going over a speed bump too fast.

Not only that, but there’s no window. If it rains, this person is out of luck. We hope the owner of this car didn’t have to drive around like this for too long.

That’s One Way To Protect Your Gas

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The usage of CD’s has dropped significantly thanks to Bluetooth and music streaming services. However, that doesn’t mean you should use one of your old CDs to fill the void of your original gas tank cover.

Especially if you’re using it this way. The tape job on this is questionable at best. This person might as well leave it open. That might have looked better than this failed art project. We don’t want to know what was going on in their head when they came up with this.

How’s This For Safety

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Safety comes first, right? You don’t want to be riding around and get a ticket because your seat belt is broken. Just be like this guy and make your own that seems completely safe.

Or don’t be like this guy. We aren’t experts but we don’t think that’s going to be too helpful if an accident took place. It could become unlatched and next thing you know you’re sliding around in the car with no help.

Just Print A Solution

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Does that light seem different to you? Pay close attention to the rest of the car parts before you focus on that headlight. Everything seems to be natural and correct until you see that light.

That’s because it was printed out and placed there as a replacement. If they’re going to do that, might as well print out the rest of the of missing parts. Why stop at the light? You might as well get the whole package.

This Band-aid Won’t Help

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Wow, they make band-aids to patch up automobile issues now? We’re shocked! All you have to do is add some ropes to keep them in place and you’re good to go!

In other news, we hope you don’t think this is a good idea! We’re sure the cops might have pulled this car over at least once to figure out when they’re going to get it fixed. The damage must be catastrophic for this person to place a huge band-aid on it.

You Know The Drill

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Help us out here a little. Is the drill a replacement for the window or to open the door? Even though it’s only one drill, there’s a lot going on in this photo.

Does this person need to activate the drill to roll down the window or do they start it to roll the windows up and down? What’s really going on here? A lot of questions but not enough fixing. Just take it to the shop.

Have A Nice Ride

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What in tarnation is going on with this one? Our next question is, why did they keep the back part of the chair attached? Can’t you just leave the part where you sit and take off the back rest?

Also, is this illegal? We’ve seen a lot of interesting inventions, but not one like this on a motorcycle. We also want to know what in the world happened to the original seat? Is this just for fun?

This Should Do The Trick

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If you have ever seen this on a friend’s or family members car and you are considering riding with them, we strongly advise that you don’t take that trip. A soda can is not the route you want to take when fixing a pipe on a car.

You never know what could happen. Our prayers go out to anyone who has ever had to do this just to get around. May the force be with you at all times.

This One Is Interesting

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It’s not everyday you find someone this lazy, yet so creative. It’s a simple trick but it looks like it gets the job done. Of all the mistakes we’ve seen so far, this might be the most practical one.

The only thing is, one might get too comfortable with this and keep it that way. That’s not the way you want to live your life. We hope we aren’t giving you guys any bright ideas…

Well Would You Look At That

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What we have here is a case of a faulty driver seat. It must go all the way back if there isn’t anything there to support it. This person figured adding this homemade stopper made of wood would be the best way to go.

Any amount of slipping and you can call it a night. Imagine the chair going back while you’re driving full speed on the freeway. You had better hope you can react fast enough!

It Has To Start Somehow

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You can’t drive a car if you can’t start it. You can’t start it if you don’t have the slot to slide your keys in. Honestly, we give kudos to this person for figuring out how to operate the vehicle this way.

There’s no telling how long they will and can keep this up, but if it’s getting them from point A to B, then more power to them. This life we live is rough.

Turn On the A/C!

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It’s a hot summer day and you need to cool down immediately. You’re on a long drive and rolling down the windows doesn’t help. You reach over to turn on the A/C and then the knob falls off.

Now what do you do? Of course, you just add a water hose knob and all your issues are solved. Not the brightest of ideas but it’s quick thinking. Burning up in the car is the worst.

We Wonder How Far That’ll Take Him…

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The Big Wheels that toddlers drive are some of the coolest toys they could get. It gets them around the house and the driveway like no other. They’re perfect for children.

That’s just it, they’re perfect for children. We don’t fully expect anyone to ever try and pull off something like this. We also hope the driver of this car didn’t really try and drive on the road like this. Pure mayhem could have taken place with this on the road.

Knock Knock

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Trucks can be fun to drive. You can put a lot of stuff in the back and keep on pushing like nothing’s there. Sometimes, however, the tailgate can break off. That’s when you take it to a professional.

You don’t take it to your Uncle Bob’s house. When you play stupid games, you get stupid results. We’re not calling this stupid, but it is far from ordinary. Does the knob open it up?

The Ultimate Seat

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Yes, this is 100% legal and safe. False, we just wanted to stretch the truth briefly. This is not safe and not legal at all. How the chair is even staying in place as the driver drives is beyond our understanding.

You must really have somewhere to go to be riding around like this. That, or you like playing with your life and with the police. One sight of this and the sirens will be roaring.

The Original Limo

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When it’s prom season, the kids love to arrive in style and that usually means a limousine. People of importance also like to travel in limos, its just what they do. However, what in the world would you call this?

It looks like a homemade limo that an evil scientist created in his lab. We wonder how long it took to figure out how to get this thing to work? Also, how reliable is it?