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Old 06-24-2013, 10:21 PM   #1516
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I've been waiting until I had something semi interesting to add before I posted. Well, here ya go...


http://youtu.be/oFnwGQbdfaQ
I once hit a skunk with an F-350, The smell never left the front tire, and we could only run the fan on recirculate, or else it would stink up really bad, instead of just bad.
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Old 06-24-2013, 10:59 PM   #1517
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Rode 110 miles this weekend, in 95 degree, 60% humidity weather.

Soaking my gear and letting it evaporate as I motored along helped, but hot is hot!
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Old 06-24-2013, 11:00 PM   #1518
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I've been waiting until I had something semi interesting to add before I posted. Well, here ya go...


http://youtu.be/oFnwGQbdfaQ
Did you get sprayed?
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Old 06-25-2013, 02:26 AM   #1519
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Did you get sprayed?
Thankfully no, I didn't! I wish the video was more clear though, there were guts everywhere, hence the "gross" comment.
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Old 06-25-2013, 10:20 AM   #1520
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Had an interesting one last week... came around the last left turn before I get to my office after a perfectly normal and beautiful commute to find a pair of hedge clippers in mid-air directly in my path after being kicked up by the truck in front of me , I managed to miss being skewered by them by a few inches but the adrenaline shot was better than my morning cup of coffee.
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Old 06-25-2013, 02:27 PM   #1521
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Had an interesting one last week... came around the last left turn before I get to my office after a perfectly normal and beautiful commute to find a pair of hedge clippers in mid-air directly in my path after being kicked up by the truck in front of me , I managed to miss being skewered by them by a few inches but the adrenaline shot was better than my morning cup of coffee.
Wow! I would have had to go home to change my shorts!
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Old 06-26-2013, 10:28 PM   #1522
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Holy flying hedge clippers Batman!

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Old 06-27-2013, 04:27 AM   #1523
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Wow! I would have had to go home to change my shorts!
Actually had kind of the opposite reaction, I think I sucked up about 1/3 of the seat cushion while evading the incoming clippers....
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Old 06-28-2013, 08:16 AM   #1524
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..most of the leftover '08 mid-level sedans were manuals!
Yep. I've bought my last two new vehicles off the lot with pretty healthy discounts because nobody wants a manual anymore.

I agree, impossible to find anything midsize with a MT anymore. I tried to shop the Accord and the salesman basically turned his back and walked away when I told him I'd only buy if he could find me a MT. Seems he very quickly made the determination that finding such a car would be more effort than was worth for him.

I bought a smaller VW instead. Off the lot. Under invoice.
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Old 06-28-2013, 09:30 AM   #1525
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Yep. I've bought my last two new vehicles off the lot with pretty healthy discounts because nobody wants a manual anymore.

I agree, impossible to find anything midsize with a MT anymore. I tried to shop the Accord and the salesman basically turned his back and walked away when I told him I'd only buy if he could find me a MT. Seems he very quickly made the determination that finding such a car would be more effort than was worth for him.

I bought a smaller VW instead. Off the lot. Under invoice.
For years, I ordered my trucks (Ford). Took 4-6 weeks for delivery, and I got exactly what I wanted.
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Old 07-03-2013, 11:17 AM   #1526
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Just had a guy in a UPS 18-wheeler haul ass to catch up to me in traffic... turns out he wanted to know who made my cargo rack, lol.

It's a Ventura.
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Old 07-03-2013, 11:44 AM   #1527
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freaking little queer on 101, doing 85 with ten yards of dirt, spraying that crap all over the highway. I bet that wasn't even his truck, going max speed could have flipped that thing. Should'a thrown a handful of ball bearings up his radiator.

People texting, driving in your lane, cutting you off, going right at you, that kind of shit I expect. But what, you're working for a living, you can't even tarp your load, giving you the finger right now, little pussass
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Old 07-03-2013, 12:09 PM   #1528
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freaking little queer on 101, doing 85 with ten yards of dirt, spraying that crap all over the highway. I bet that wasn't even his truck, going max speed could have flipped that thing. Should'a thrown a handful of ball bearings up his radiator.

People texting, driving in your lane, cutting you off, going right at you, that kind of shit I expect. But what, you're working for a living, you can't even tarp your load, giving you the finger right now, little pussass
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Old 07-08-2013, 11:23 AM   #1529
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I didn't bring my rain gear today... Now I'm stuck at a Chinese food restaurant.

EDIT: NVM, worked out perfectly, by the time I finished eating the rain was done.
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Old 07-09-2013, 09:06 PM   #1530
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I was running down the highway this morning about 75-80 and got passed by a Prius! WTF I didn't even know they would go that fast.
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