So, you saw the video of the guy who built his kids a 12 foot roller-coaster out of some PVC pipes in their backyard and thought, "Well, there goes the obvious winner for Awesome Dad 2012 award." Well, here's a little competition from another super cool dad who bought his 3 year old a "Lightning McQueen" Power Wheel's and over the course of the next three years modified it to include an aluminum back half chassis, a 500 watt .66 horsepower electric motor, disk brake, and off-road wheels. Watch the above video to the end to see the kid take it off road for the first time.

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