Crushing a Car with Water Using a Mining Excavator’s Bucket


Are you looking for a quick way to wash your car? If you have a massive machine with a large bucket like this huge Liebherr mining excavator, you can do it in a matter of seconds. Of course, you would need a large pool of water that’s big enough for the bucket to scoop some out to make this happen as well. You should know that with too much water in the bucket, though, you can do some real damage to your car, as your about to find out.


A Quick Car “Cleaning” Method

The car that’s about to be “cleaned” here is a station wagon. You don’t see very many station wagons in the states anymore, as their popularity has been declining since the 1970s. One of the reasons for this decline is US efficiency regulations. Because SUVs and minivans are classified as light trucks, manufacturers have more of an incentive to make these vehicles than station wagons, which are classified as cars and aren’t as fuel-efficient as other cars. Sport utility vehicles that were similar in size and shape to the station wagon came along later, and this was a further blow to their declining popularity.


This Station Wagon Looks Like a Toy Next to the Liebherr R9800

A station wagon like the one here would be around 15 feet long, 6 feet wide, and a little under 5 feet tall. It would also likely be around 3,000 to 4,000 pounds. That’s not a small car by any means, but it looks tiny next to this huge Liebherr excavator. Liebherr makes several different kinds of excavators including wheeled and crawler excavators, but the one you’ll see is a heavy-duty mining excavator.

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