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The Lakester, with it’s modified aircraft drop tank and exposed wheels construction, is an iconic vehicle that’s fast as hell and also a testament to what’s possible with enough ingenuity and spare parts. We’ve seen all the pictures and videos of these unique, downright terrifying vehicles in their natural habitats of places like Bonneville and El Mirage, but we never thought we’d ever have the opportunity to own one. Thanks to Bring a Trailer and seller jzno11, that dream is a reality. This Belly Tank Lakester was built for El Mirage in the late 1940s but only re-discovered a little more than a decade ago in California. It’s built from a WWII-era drop tank and a Model T frame with power being provided by a V8-60 flathead engine with dual Stromberg 81 carbs and an Eddie Meyers intake. Bonus points because this 1940s Belly Tank Lakester was also featured in the Deus Ex Machina short film Extremity you see here.

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In a world where gadgets are judged on how well they do their jobs despite being available in the smallest packages possible, the Hunt23 Ultra Compact Flashlight reigns supreme. They took all the life-proof features of the incredibly bright Hunt22 (iceproof / smashproof / waterproof / fireproof) and upgraded the titanium body with a tiny pry bar on the back that can be used as a flathead screwdriver or to open boxes, bottles, bags and cans. It’s also TSA-compliant so you don’t have to worry about traveling with it. This flashlight is the EDC tool you’ve been missing.