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Old 11-19-2007, 04:07 PM   #1
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Well, I sorta lost control of my car saturday...

Driving down my favorite mountain on saturday and I entered a corner a little hot, nothing major, nothing the car can't handle. Its one of those corners that starts wide and gets tighter as you get about half way. At about the half way point, there was an on-coming car on the inside. No worries because I was completely in my lane, except for the fact that he was about 3 feet into my lane as well and crossed my driving line. So in order to keep from having a head on collision, I slipped to the right and slid completely off the road onto the dirt (no shoulder mind you) and bounced my car about a foot into the air. I down shifted, countered, and was able to pull back onto the road. What pisses me off is the guy didn't even stop to see if I was ok or anything, he just kept driving.

The good news is there is no known damage to the foci other than it seriously needing an 4-wheel alignment..... *sigh*..... jerk.....

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Old 11-19-2007, 04:09 PM   #2
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sigh...i hate people =( glad you and the car are ok
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Old 11-19-2007, 05:43 PM   #3
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oh wow glad to hear you're ok. so the fofo pulled some dukes of hazzard stunt?
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Old 11-19-2007, 06:10 PM   #4
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Scary. I understand...

One time I was on a mountain road in my old 5.0 Mustang, driving recklessly... I came around a tight uphill left hand corner, tail out, straddling the yellow line. Coming down the hill in the middle of the road were two bicycles... I can still see the look on that woman's face.

I didn't hit her, but I'm sure she had to change her shorts after that one.
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Old 11-19-2007, 06:24 PM   #5
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dont feel bad all the idiots around here do that, g annoying cuz ther ein your line and honk at you to move and then flip you off, them cant wait for winter with the jeep and any morons in my way im hitting em full force, i may puta nice huge metal bumper on it just because....

glad the foci is ok tho
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Old 11-19-2007, 06:36 PM   #6
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What a great big bag of dousheness. Mean people suck......lol
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Scary. I understand...

One time I was on a mountain road in my old 5.0 Mustang, driving recklessly... I came around a tight uphill left hand corner, tail out, straddling the yellow line. Coming down the hill in the middle of the road were two bicycles... I can still see the look on that woman's face.

I didn't hit her, but I'm sure she had to change her shorts after that one.
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oh wow glad to hear you're ok. so the fofo pulled some dukes of hazzard stunt?
lol... not quite.... more like bad rally driving... without a road....

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thats scary, but im glad you kept control.....good driving
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