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The Coke Zero & Mentos Rocket Car: Mark II

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Driver on closed track. Don't try this without professional help.
Exploring the limits of Coke & Mentos power, this is the new Coke Zero & Mentos Rocket Car: Mark II -- faster, farther, and even more soaking wet.
See our other Coke Zero & Mentos Rocket Car videos at www.eepybird.com/
Including the Coke Zero and Mentos Rocket Car: Mark I:
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And the Mark I in 3-D:
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And see the Rocket Car: Mark II face off with the Mark I. Which goes farther: raw power or refined aerodynamics?
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Check out our Facebook at facebook.com/EepyBird
About The Coke Zero & Mentos Rocket Car: Mark II
After years of work, we've harnessed the explosive power of Coke and Mentos and achieved human propulsion! 54 bottles of Coke Zero and 324 Mentos mints combine to propel EepyBird into the annals of bizarre records. After the success of the Mark I, this is the Mark II: smaller, lighter, sleeker, faster... And farther! Yep, this vehicle went farther than the Mark I, with just half the fuel.
The music track is System Countdown by our friends at AudioBody: www.AudioBody.com off their album Do Something Difficult.
How Does This Work?
This is one not to try at home.
The Coke Zero & Mentos Rocket Car uses a piston mechanism: a six-foot long rod sits inside a six-foot long tube attached to each bottle of Coke Zero. When the Mentos drop into the soda, the pressure tries to push the rod out of the tube. With 54 rods all pushing at once, that gives us a lot of power.
All that power is pushing against a solid wall that's attached to a sheet of plywood that runs under the rocket car itself -- so the wall won't move, the rocket car will. We get one big push for six feet, and then it's all coasting from there.
Want to know what makes the soda fly out of the bottle? Will you explode if you drink Coke and eat Mentos? Click here to find out about the power of Coke and Mentos: www.eepybird.com/featured-video/science-of-coke-mentos/
Don't Try This at Home!
Seriously, don't try this at home. There is a huge amount of power involved, and we don't want you to get hurt.
What you can (and should) try at home is the Coke & Mentos geyser: you can get your own Coke and Mentos Kit: eepybird.portmerch.com/stores/product.php?productid=16873&cat=0&page=1&featured which includes nozzles just like the ones we use in our geyser videos, or you can click here: www.eepybird.com/featured-video/make-your-own-geysers/ to learn how you can make Coke and Mentos geysers with stuff from around your house.
Credits
The Coke Zero & Mentos Rocket Car: Mark II by EepyBird: Fritz Grobe (the short one) and Stephen Voltz (the tall one). Music by AudioBody: www.AudioBody.com
Filmed in Oxford, Maine at Oxford Plains Speedway: www.OxfordPlains.com
Big thanks to Butch Lenberg and the gang at the Speedway for making that possible. Thanks to the EepyBird pit crew: Big Dave Tardy and Casey Turner. Captured on video by the one and only Mike Miclon, with able help from Shane Miclon and Brian Miclon.
The Coke Zero & Mentos Rocket Car: Mark II was welded together by the incomparable S & T Productions, with an odd assortment of parts around a pedal car frame, by Nick Salvati and Big Dave Tardy.
And thanks to Coca-Cola Zero and Mentos for making this possible! Visit facebook.com/cocacolazero and facebook.com/MentosUS

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Dec 7, 2011

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Comments 174
land5300 land5300
land5300 land5300 4 hours ago
moon
II_Noti
II_Noti 20 days ago
I like how half of the soda was wasted on the start of the car for it to start moving
Jack Shoup
Jack Shoup Year ago
Yo
Comment Warrior
Comment Warrior 2 years ago
The true coke usage
AntiShokk
AntiShokk 2 years ago
So cringe
Marco Rangel
Marco Rangel 3 years ago
this is so FAKE
Pickles And I
Pickles And I 3 years ago
Marco Rangel I don't appreciate your attitude.........😲
unknown Name
unknown Name 3 years ago
is this real
๖ۣۜKen
๖ۣۜKen 3 years ago
Go to 1:45 u can see the feet
Leonardo eger
Leonardo eger 3 years ago
209 feet
Johnny_Tahn
Johnny_Tahn 4 years ago
I rather buy one than make one. whos. with me?
Raniel Langote
Raniel Langote 4 years ago
Maybe THey Have own A CoKe Factory?
Ipad Llave
Ipad Llave 4 years ago
isnr that a world record?
smackinthatthang
smackinthatthang 4 years ago
shit was weak. i thought they were going into space
Byeibitkhan SAILAU
Byeibitkhan SAILAU 4 years ago
Wow
Till :o
Till :o 4 years ago
Nice
yoseph xd
yoseph xd 4 years ago
I would be at the back of that slurpin all of dem coke
Kittenbot 42
Kittenbot 42 3 years ago
Lol
carlos cardenas
carlos cardenas 4 years ago
increible
Nikita News
Nikita News 4 years ago
wow
ItsMisterjacky
ItsMisterjacky 4 years ago
209ft if anyone is asking
Cesar Mondragon
Cesar Mondragon 5 years ago
Future fuel
Amir Minecraft
Amir Minecraft 5 years ago
Fake
Verynn
Verynn 4 years ago
Your ass is fake.
Alex Morgun
Alex Morgun 5 years ago
You lost a lot of power with L connectors!
blainy-o93
blainy-o93 5 years ago
Someone's been playing too much Garry's Mod
Kittenbot 42
Kittenbot 42 3 years ago
blainyrules or bad piggy
Lord Serbian
Lord Serbian 5 years ago
209 feets, thank me later
jeremy simon
jeremy simon 5 years ago
try bacabenate of soda and vinegar car much faster oh and make sure u have brakes lol
Sunflower 101
Sunflower 101 5 years ago
I love you epybird
youlasty
youlasty 5 years ago
new fuel for the future
Nesio
Nesio Year ago
sure lol
Dani Flunky Cook
Dani Flunky Cook 5 years ago
make an air tight seal around the bottles and the pipes so that the gas won't go wasted next time, you might even double the distance!
Brandon C
Brandon C 5 years ago
Fail
DeregulatedEnergy
DeregulatedEnergy 5 years ago
I would imagine this experiment was conducted exploiting a slight inclination
marino4691
marino4691 5 years ago
fake
Mor Messry
Mor Messry 5 years ago
try to mix mentos with coke and you wont say thats fake
NormalPerson
NormalPerson 6 years ago
I mean the criminals get hit in the face with it or criminals vehicles spin around beacause of it.
NormalPerson
NormalPerson 6 years ago
Maybe police would use this for making criminals vehicles to go down.two ways.Getting their face hit with cola,or the wheel gets wet and it just spins around.
Axel Rosner
Axel Rosner 6 years ago
you have to do it two staged and start seperatley
It’s Aaron NOT A-Aron
thats cool
EepyBird
EepyBird 6 years ago
Thanks, Aaron!
Starch25
Starch25 6 years ago
id rather do the coke and mentos rocket plane
Jay Sakariya
Jay Sakariya 3 years ago
Тhis ррproduсt is аmazing!!!! it reallу worked I have lоst 8 pоunds in 3 weееks, but keep in mind that I workout 5 dаys and lift weights and cаrdio 30min also I сhangе theee wау I eat and this pill just cut my арpеtitе sо fаr I love it:twitter.com/baf2ec95a5e833e04/status/788632172043366400 Thе Coооke Zеrо Мentoоs Rocket Cаr Mark II
EepyBird
EepyBird 6 years ago
If you make one, let us know!
Johnpaul Dacayanan
Johnpaul Dacayanan 6 years ago
Shit
DRCE
DRCE 6 years ago
Why do children saying idiotic things on youtube insist on stating their age and I'm 32?
EepyBird
EepyBird 6 years ago
We worked in partnership with Coca-cola and Mentos on this. Check out the "About" section for full credits & collaborators. Thanks for watching!
Adaptive Rider Bear
Where do you get the funding for stuff like this? Who built that whole frame?
Jordan nelson
Jordan nelson 6 years ago
Wtf fuck I can run faster than that I would get 299 ft before thar would even be half way and I'm 13
Igor Pchelin
Igor Pchelin 6 years ago
Hi! I'm Megan.I did -15 lbs past two months.Go to givura.io\#0E8M
Ernesto Rodriguez
Ernesto Rodriguez 6 years ago
this is cool
SirAwesom
SirAwesom 6 years ago
375?! how much Coke did they use?
Mike Chou
Mike Chou 6 years ago
WTF
11364312cs
11364312cs 6 years ago
i'd like to drink it
Aleksei Finageiv
Aleksei Finageiv 6 years ago
you can see clearly tat was some plastic tubes inside te tubes
jake mayer
jake mayer 6 years ago
they are not idiots the are scientist
ahmad mardhi
ahmad mardhi 6 years ago
Bad piggies
Zack Richards
Zack Richards 7 years ago
I am doing stunt show subscribe to me
Stealthmann
Stealthmann 7 years ago
I agree with your comment
Rahul Katare
Rahul Katare 7 years ago
idiot
d scartozzi
d scartozzi 7 years ago
Waste of 3 min
theswimmer
theswimmer 7 years ago
鉄腕DASHでこんな実験あったな。
danthemanzizle
danthemanzizle 7 years ago
its not a rocket, see all the pistons that got ejected at the begining? its some kind of piston driven internal carbon dioxide dissolution engine.
Bogdan Costachel
Bogdan Costachel 7 years ago
random number FTW !!
Michael Tran
Michael Tran 7 years ago
I actually did the math for the amount of bottles to achieve the distance to the moon. I could probably also calculate the realistic amount too. lol
nikos argy
nikos argy 7 years ago
almost hit the speed of sound.....
Mert Özdemir
Mert Özdemir 7 years ago
waste
Xcolizorz
Xcolizorz 7 years ago
haha go tell NASA :)
Phan Anh Hoàng
Phan Anh Hoàng 7 years ago
1:48 WHAT??????
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