Against the backdrop of a growing shortage of spare parts, I would like to recall the universal technical solutions of the past.
So, the famous “humped” ZAZ‑965 had a funny feature: its windshield and rear window were interchangeable!
And his V-shaped engine did not need coolant, as it was air-cooled.
In addition, the car had a flat bottom, since there was no cardan or muffler under the belly: the engine was at the back.
And to heat the cabin, it was not necessary to start the engine: the stove was autonomous, gasoline.
Mikhail Kolodochkin has been collecting unusual facts from the history of technology for many years. Mikhail Kolodochkin has been collecting unusual facts from the history of technology for many years. For example, how did they pay for travel in the USSR, you know?
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The ZAZ-965 had rare, unusual and simply crazy versions. “Driving” can be read in Odnoklassniki