i <3 my suspension

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i <3 my suspension

Post by glasswars » Mon Oct 19, 2009 3:37 pm

Oh man I feel so alive right now.

So I was on the way to class today, 5th gear, going 45 mph.

2 lane road going both ways.

SO, someone going the opposite way was waiting to make a left, but couldn't because I was coming. But I guess they had decided to say fuck it and go for it. At this point I was extremely close, I barely remember so I can't guesstimate, but I was close. This person then realizes that there is no way they are going to make the turn in time so they decide it would be better if they STOP IN THE MIDDLE OF THE ROAD blocking both my lanes!

Hard brake, down shift, down shift, down shift, I make a sharp right (which is the left he was waiting to make) as my only escape. Lemme tell you, I've pushed this car through the turns before, but never this hard. I was soo happy with how the car peformed. The car stuck it real hard (lol) and went solid through the turn. ZERO understeer. The rear kicked out a little bit but by that time I was coming to a stop. I throw the ebake on, and jump out of my car. I proceed to yell.


Extremely loud.

It was something along the lines of "You're a fucking idiot, piece of shit car, watch what your doing, you're a fucking idiot (x10), you're lucky I could pull that turn off, I hope you die, etc."

It was some old guy. But that didn't stop me. Oh no. My rage grew.

By this point there were about like 4 other cars behind him all just staring. His only reply was "You too." Which made me lol. But only in my mind. I did not actually vocalize my laughter for his reply.

I proceed to get in my car and did a nice lil' burn out. (Nothing compared to Nate at Carlisle though :lol: ) He then pulled into McDonalds. FUCKING MCDONALDS! Jesus christ. I pull into the next lot to turn around so I can get back on my way. Everyone that was behind him waved to me hahaha.

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Mod your car. If it wasn't for my suspension, I woulda smacked right into him, or the curb when I turned to avoid him. Understeer FTL. And old people should have to take a drivers test when they get their license renewed.
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Post by Nutmeg » Mon Oct 19, 2009 3:39 pm

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Post by JeffM » Mon Oct 19, 2009 3:43 pm

glasswars wrote:And old people should have to take a drivers test when they get their license renewed.
^This. I have seen some pretty big, epic fails by old people. Hell, my grandfather who was almost completely paralysed from the WAIST DOWN was able to get his license renewed no problem. :facepalm3:

Good work on your part, Anthony. I usually just avoid the crash and go on my way all pissed. I barely ever confront the person. :thumbup: Teach that old fogie a lesson.
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Post by glasswars » Mon Oct 19, 2009 3:45 pm

I don't even think he'll remember it. He seriously must have been in his own world. My car for sure would have been totaled.


If he does remember it though, maybe I'll haunt his dreams LMAO.
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Post by Haganracing » Mon Oct 19, 2009 3:59 pm

Glad to hear your ok man!

Old man probably stood there thinking "god damn I need to change my diaper"

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Post by Neon4Life » Mon Oct 19, 2009 4:24 pm

moral of the story is we should all get your suspension setup.

lmao.

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Post by racer12306 » Mon Oct 19, 2009 4:48 pm

Everyone should have to pass tests to renew their license.

He probably didn't know what to do with an emo boy that looked like he was all hopped up on PCP.
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Post by SOKADAO954 » Mon Oct 19, 2009 5:44 pm

I belive it was the stickers on the lip that help the car perform so well!!!!!!!


Yo no lie tho, Old people should not fucking drive..

And i live in florida Try driving here in the winter. snowbirds FTL.
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Post by LowNSlow » Mon Oct 19, 2009 5:44 pm

Word... I <3 my suspension stock... it takes turns like nuffin
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Post by SOKADAO954 » Mon Oct 19, 2009 5:49 pm

LowNSlow wrote:Word... I <3 my suspension stock... it takes turns like nuffin
That because you read my post, did the right thing and got a bad ass s2k!!!!!!!!!!

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Post by bone-yard-racing » Mon Oct 19, 2009 5:53 pm

You should be slaloming old people at 47mph put your man pants on :lol:
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Post by 2005.Neon.SXT » Mon Oct 19, 2009 6:40 pm

Damn, good thing nothing happened to your car. I had a similar story (as far as the other driver being like "oh, can't make this turn... I'll just sit here...").
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Post by Tam » Mon Oct 19, 2009 9:51 pm

Jeez, I hate hearing stories where the reason it happened is because of some old fart. They really shouldn't be allowed to drive at all.

On the other hand, I'm glad you and your car are OK. It would've really sucked if it was totalled.

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Post by ZeroChad » Mon Oct 19, 2009 10:08 pm

Damn dude. BC/Meganss for teh win. I've avoided 2 really bad situations with them so far. Glad to hear things are okay. I wish people would learn from situations like this. That's what makes me the most mad, that they won't.

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Post by OB » Mon Oct 19, 2009 11:28 pm

45 in 5th?

Bye bye clutch/trans :banghead:
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Post by Passt » Mon Oct 19, 2009 11:41 pm

Dude I'm glad you saved that bad situation from happening. I would have cried for you :( I couldn't agree more with old people having to retest. And yay for mentioning me <3 lol
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Post by Haganracing » Mon Oct 19, 2009 11:46 pm

OB wrote:45 in 5th?

Bye bye clutch/trans :banghead:
Yeah really, but anthony is the neon god.. so his car knows better than to fail on him.
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Post by ragek23 » Tue Oct 20, 2009 12:12 am

45 in 5th=35mpg :) then again isn't he boosted?

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Post by glasswars » Tue Oct 20, 2009 12:46 am

yeah tell me what's bad about 45 in 5th.. hello cruising MPG
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Post by OhNo2.0 » Tue Oct 20, 2009 2:37 am

The exact same thing happened to me, the guy was prob just as old but I didn't miss the truck!
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Post by Paul56 » Tue Oct 20, 2009 4:46 pm

Someday before you know it... YOU will be that old man.
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Post by LilSparkPlug » Tue Oct 20, 2009 4:53 pm

45 in 5th is the recommended mph to shift into 5th gear for optimal fuel economy when cruising. According to the SRT manual that is.

Glad you could avoid him.

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Post by OhNo2.0 » Tue Oct 20, 2009 5:49 pm

Paul56 wrote:Someday before you know it... YOU will be that old man.
I'll be blind or dead before I ever get that old...I'm not sure how old the guy who was who did this to the original poster but the guy who hit me was 82 and didn't have a license for 2 years.

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Post by Pocahontas » Wed Oct 21, 2009 11:23 am

Wow, I'm so glad everything is ok!
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Post by supermike » Wed Oct 21, 2009 8:14 pm

I know the police have better things to do, but sometimes I wonder if it wouldn't be beneficial to give tickets for crap like that. You can tickets for doing a lot less dangerous things than that.

EDIT: And there should be something for you in that too, like negative points or insurance discounts or something. :thumbup:

As for 45 in 5th, my 9-5 throws the shift light at 35 if I'm on the level in 4th.
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Post by LowNSlow » Wed Oct 21, 2009 8:15 pm

I go 45 in 6th.... and I am at like 2500 rpms :P
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Post by JeffM » Wed Oct 21, 2009 8:31 pm

LowNSlow wrote:I go 45 in 6th.... and I am at like 2500 rpms :P
35 in 5th at 1300rpm :thumbup:
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Post by supermike » Wed Oct 21, 2009 9:23 pm

JeffM wrote: 35 in 5th at 1300rpm :thumbup:
Yep, that's how we roll.
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Post by dblsg » Thu Oct 22, 2009 12:00 pm

glad to see history didn't repeat itself....


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Post by Mopar_Korean » Thu Oct 22, 2009 7:11 pm

Im just glad this wasnt a "I totaled my car today" thread. I would have cried a bit inside.
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