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Old 03-17-14, 07:44 PM   #1401
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Nice color, as well. Good job, Dannihilator.
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Old 03-17-14, 07:50 PM   #1404
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Couldn't handle the carbon one?.. just kidding.

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The power to weight is something. It has 15hp less than the pontiac, but it accelerates faster. Not to mention it won't potentially collapse on itself in the near future.
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...what's it weigh ?
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...just kidding. the most surprising thing about the purchase of the electric car a few years
ago was the incredible acceleration given all the composites for weight savings and the electric motor torque curves.

Try not to drive like an *******. I know it's hard for me.
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...just kidding. the most surprising thing about the purchase of the electric car a few years
ago was the incredible acceleration given all the composites for weight savings and the electric motor torque curves.

Try not to drive like an *******. I know it's hard for me.
I drive safely and am not a jerk about it.
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Nice ride, Dan. I like the wheels.

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daytona 200 is on youtube. so many lead changes... what a great race. the hit jds40 took was pretty brutal. (he's ok.)
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daytona 200 is on youtube. so many lead changes... what a great race. the hit jds40 took was pretty brutal. (he's ok.)
That was something, for sure. Amazing they both jumped up and were ready to go, then I think they realized what happened. Course, you would have a much better idea of what was going on.

Good you made it through the first day relatively unscathed.
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Good you made it through the first day relatively unscathed.
...now if we can just get [MENTION=317821]Ramona_W[/MENTION] through orientation without a strike breaking out.
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Is it a full moon tonight?

Seems like too many shenanigans going on all at once.

It might be coasting's fault.
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It's a car.
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That was something, for sure. Amazing they both jumped up and were ready to go, then I think they realized what happened. Course, you would have a much better idea of what was going on.

Good you made it through the first day relatively unscathed.
disalvo spends a lot of time training on a pedal bike. fitness seems to help prevent injury. such a bummer. a triumph 1-2 in the last year for middleweight bikes racing the 200 would have been sweet. it'll be fun to see if scott russell ends up making a comeback next year for the return of the superbikes. he'll be 50.
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My brother in law races motorcycles. He's pretty serious about it. Serious enough that he went airborne a few years back, landed on his gas tank, and his nut exploded. Serious enough to still be racing after your nut exploded.

He told me yesterday he's loving the spin bike as training. Six days a week. He's dying to get a road bike again.
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i think the ford focus is excellent car. i liked driving mine.
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Old 03-18-14, 09:38 AM   #1425
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Nice ride [MENTION=4131]Dannihilator[/MENTION] looks real similar to my Hyundai (which I love more than I ever expected)
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