Geekery: Hot Wheels + GoPro

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Get the driver’s view of all the twists, turns, and loops in these custom Hot Wheels tracks.

The folks at 5MadMovieMakers build massive, complicated tracks with LEGO, Hot Wheels, K’NEX, etc and share their work on YouTube. Recently they mounted a Go-Pro on a a Hot Wheels chassis and ran it though a bunch of crazy ramps. It’s a cross between a stunt reel from Toy Story and a first person view of a rollercoaster –  check it out.

A slow motion compilation of toy car flips, twists and jumps. The tricks featured are the Long Jump, the Falling Roll, the 360 Flip Spin, the Double Roll, the Halfpipe, the Falling Front Flip, the Double Jump through Hoops, and the Splash Dive.

Filmed with an iPhone 5s and a GoPro Hero Session mounted on a modified “Pharadox” Hot Wheels car chassis. Here’s a picture. The cars featured in the video are the blue Mercedes C-Class, the orange Muscle Speeder, the red Gazelle GT, the white Horseplay, the white CUL8R, and the black Gov’ner car.

They also sent it on a longer trip that included a dip in a pool…

For more check out their YouTube channel and official Facebook page.

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