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MDBF 09-07-2011 12:36 PM

Rip svt
Pulled out of my driveway heading to daycare then work this morning. Made it about half a mile when I smelled gas...had squirrels eat through the lines before but didn't seem to leaking gas this time. Approached a speed bump and went for the brakes and they were almost gone. Then battery warning light and maybe oil pressure lit up and noticed smoke from under hood. Oncoming SUV flagged my attention and said I was on fire.

Was already pulling over so stopped and ran around to get my kid out...only to realize his door was locked. Ran back around to unlock it and the flames were really coming out. Got him out and dashed away. Nice people who we ended up in front of let us come in out of the rain while we waited for fire truck and then tow truck.


Pics when I can figure out how to get em here on my phone.

2002greenzx3 09-07-2011 12:41 PM

wow that sucks man. but at least you and your kid got out safely, that's all that matters in the end.

MDBF 09-07-2011 12:46 PM

2002greenzx3 09-07-2011 12:48 PM

holy crap

drunkyoda 09-07-2011 12:50 PM

man thats a bummer....

good thing you got your kid out!

Peregrine 09-07-2011 01:53 PM

Props for quick thinking!

dirtbrown 09-07-2011 01:58 PM

wow thats really scary....they ate through your gas lines?

zx3_bmxrider 09-07-2011 02:42 PM

That sucks! Dumb squirrels! Glad to hear everyone is okay.

gman12 09-07-2011 02:49 PM

Wow! I'm sorry to hear about your svt, but I'm glad you and everyone else are okay.

Chick 09-07-2011 03:03 PM

Holy shat! I'm so glad you got your child out of the car & everyone was okay.

Sorry to hear about your SVT though[:(]

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