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Old 09-23-2008, 07:45 PM   #1
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And they said FWD was hard to spin

Well, what more can I say? My brain was really out of tune that day:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sDChQhcfSms&fmt=18


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Old 09-23-2008, 11:38 PM   #2
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It's funney how the third cone always lets you know when you're going too fast.
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Old 09-23-2008, 11:52 PM   #3
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^^^^^^ Isn't that the truth. ^^^^^ LOL.
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Old 09-24-2008, 01:01 AM   #4
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Indeed. It was only after I pulled back to the staging area that I realized running square over a cone in the slalom meant I was zipping along way too fast.
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cant beat physics!
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Old 09-24-2008, 12:39 PM   #6
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Cool video, I'd probably do the same! That thing's gonna need a detail after that :-P
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What all was damaged?
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What all was damaged?
I got a lot of debris wedged between the rim and the sidewall on the left tires. One was leaking pretty bad. I limped it to Firestone to get them unmounted and cleaned. Will check pressures tomorrow to see if their work held up. The tread is fine.

Also: my ego :)
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Well that's good that there wasn't any major damage except for your ego.
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Old 09-24-2008, 06:16 PM   #10
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Damn, you'll be cleaning the inside of your car for a year getting all that dirt out.
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