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Old 04-30-2005, 06:28 PM   #1
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how do you flip a focus?

well, ill tell you. you drive down the road at about 40-45mph. you have one of the rear brakes lock up causing you to get pulled to one side, you over correct the pull and send your tail out a little and head the other direction. then you pull the wheel back to try to gain control and cause your back to just spin around. by now there isnt anything you can do but sit back for the ride. you hit the curb pretty much parralell to the car and boom! at the point you hit the curb, this will send you toppleing over, and in my case into the air. at this point the car as flipped, spun, and most likly got fuuuuuucked up. so all i have to say is, i miss me svtf already and its only been an hour and a half since i was driving her. i have no idea what kind of car to even look at now. i would love to find another svtf but i have a feeling i wont be able to find one. anyways, im going to go cry now.


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Old 04-30-2005, 06:32 PM   #2
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my condolences.....but hey i bet you looked pretty bad ass doing it...
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Old 04-30-2005, 06:41 PM   #3
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wow, sorry for your loss man! Terrible feeling I can only imagine, may she RIP. Good to hear you are ok.
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Old 04-30-2005, 06:53 PM   #4
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lol....im sure it did, but it sucks balls. i have no idea what im going to do
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What the hell caused just one of the rear brakes to lock up? Should have pulled the ebrake and slammed on your brake pedal causing all 4 to grab equally...
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Holy crap dude... sorry to hear that. So it's definite that it's a total then? How did the brake lock up? Were you on the brakes at the time, or it just randomly locked one of the rotors on you as you were just cruising along? I had that happen once in my MR2 but it was only "mildly" locked up and just caused me to have a trail of smoke following me until I realized something was wrong.
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glad to hear that you ok, and sorry to hear about your svtf. i am sure if you search you can find another svtf
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Thats insane. Sorry to hear that man. Are you ok?
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Old 04-30-2005, 07:06 PM   #9
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by the time i could think to slam the brakes i was already heading toward the curb kinda in a sidways drift. im sure i must have pressed the brakes a little to slow down and when i let off one didnt let go, i have no idea.
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Old 04-30-2005, 07:15 PM   #10
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sorry to hear what happen, my brother just flipped his 95 monte carlo last week as well......quite a scare........but yea good luck on the car search, keep us posted.....
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