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    This is so BF...



    As soon as I heard "electric tank" and saw the flaming,
    my first thought was "BikeForums"!




    I wish those two could've just kept going on and on and on! The other Volt commercials
    are BFish too (isn't it electric? so what are you doing at a gas station?).

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    It's the electric tank that does all of the flaming.
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    Quote Originally Posted by bigbenaugust View Post
    It's the electric tank that does all of the flaming.
    Really Ben? Is that where they pour the flames?

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    derailleurs are overrated bigbenaugust's Avatar
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    Quote Originally Posted by 2ndGen View Post
    Really Ben? Is that where they pour the flames?
    Yup, just ask those guys who crash tested the Volt and had it catch fire three weeks later. They didn't drain the electric tank after the crash, so it caught fire. GM is busy offering loaners and even offering to buy back Volts because some owners are scared of the electric tank blowing up on them.



    Also, I heard that the Volt is made of LBDs.
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    Quote Originally Posted by bigbenaugust View Post
    Yup, just ask those guys who crash tested the Volt and had it catch fire three weeks later. They didn't drain the electric tank after the crash, so it caught fire. GM is busy offering loaners and even offering to buy back Volts because some owners are scared of the electric tank blowing up on them.



    Also, I heard that the Volt is made of LBDs.
    Was it made of carbon?

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    Quote Originally Posted by 2ndGen View Post
    Was it made of carbon?
    No, it was made of LBDs. I think they removed an LBD from the electricity tank when pouring in the AMP energy drink.
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    Phobias are for irrational fears. Fear of junk ripping badgers is perfectly rational. Those things are nasty.

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    The crash test obviously damaged some LBDs and they did not remove the flames from the electric tank. The flames got out, and *poof*, a fire ensued.
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    Either way, it asploded.

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    Quote Originally Posted by 2ndGen View Post
    Either way, it asploded.
    Serves 'em right for not using Campy stuff.

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    Quote Originally Posted by ModoVincere View Post
    Serves 'em right for not using Campy stuff.

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    Does Shimano stuff asplode? All my bike are belong to Shimano, except for the Cdale. It is Suntour.
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