The Belaz 75710 is, put simply, one big fat freaking dump truck. You could fit a decent Brooklyn apartment inside a tire on this thing. And when one of them catches on fire, the boom is roughly supernova-sized.

It’s not clear what exactly triggered this explosion, but I’m quite certain that this is what a typical tire change on a Belaz 75710 looks like. This is because, as commenter colorfulyawn pointed out, the truck is so big its name is a zip code and it’s capable of hauling nearly 500 tons of mined rock.

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Even though the video ends pretty abruptly, it doesn’t look like the truck is any worse for wear after the explosion. I wonder if they’ll sell me one to navigate the BQE ...?

via Speed Society