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Old 08-26-2003, 07:38 PM   #1
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Cool Honest Officer, I didn't mean to

Ya see, Sir, I was just driving along and...
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Old 08-26-2003, 08:26 PM   #2
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I understand while towing your AS at that speed there is no trailer sway. Did you notice any?
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Old 08-26-2003, 08:51 PM   #3
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Sway is minimal after it becomes airborn. I try not to let it get over 14' because of overpass clearances.
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Old 08-27-2003, 03:47 AM   #4
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I can get close to that with my 944 Turbo ...but not while towing

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Old 08-27-2003, 12:41 PM   #5
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What Fararri were you using to tow with?

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Old 08-27-2003, 12:47 PM   #6
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Just myole faithful Duramax!
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Old 08-27-2003, 01:30 PM   #7
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Great photo!

I may have attempted that speed in my younger days on a deserted backroad... but age has a funny way of making one wiser.

What municipality is blacked out above the "police" decal?

Also, unless the photo is doctored, I suspect the switch was set to "km/hr" rather than "mph" -- which would make the passing vehicle's velocity approximately 103 mph (something you could probably achieve with a turbodiesel powerstroke pulling a Bambi).

Great idea for a new contest! Any takers?!
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Old 08-27-2003, 02:11 PM   #8
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didja see this guy waitin'...

just down the block????
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Old 08-27-2003, 02:23 PM   #9
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Not towing of course, I've had the my '96 Impala SS up to 136. It had a bunch more to go too. The car club claims that the top speed is 154 MPH. One guy was in Montana and his passenger took a photo of the digital dash at 147mph.

I can stomach anything less than about 110. Once past the 110 mark, it's all about paying close attention to detail and praying a bit that all the suspention parts keep in place....

The older cars used to shimmy and shake past 65, and cars today don't really do that. However once you get past the 120 mark, there is a strange gut feeling you get---besides the fact if you get pulled over the officer brings his paper shreadder with him to the side of your car and proceeds to shread your license and take you on a free police car ride.

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speed limits

One night about 6 months ago my wife Patty and I were going to Seaside fla...through our favorite little town,Elba, Ala....so's we could stop at the famous Kelly's Bar B que.... and as I came into town the local sheriff , with blue lights a' blowin', did a hairpin in the middle of the road and pulled me over...I asked him what the problem was and he said I was doing 55 in a 25, and as I asked him "when did it change?" he said about 50 ft. back...he asked me where I was goin' and I said "Florida, .....but ONLY after I stopped at Kelly's, my favorite Bar B Que place of all time and get me a Belly Washin' Coke, and a couple of killer sandwichs' for me and Miss Patty".....he noticed my Alabama Football hat and asked me if I attended the U of A and I said of course, at the same time as Joe Namath and Billy Neighbors and my friend Cecil Dowdy, a 185 pound All-American offensive tackle on the "Coach's" 1963 National Chapionship team....he gave me a big ole' Red Man chew grin, ...and said, "Nice hat...see ya'll later."
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Old 08-27-2003, 09:57 PM   #11
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How about a topless tow vehicle?
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You might be a redneck, if,,,,

you've ever towed something at over a hundred miles an hour,,,,


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You might be a redneck, if,,,,

you've ever towed something at over a hundred miles an hour,,,,
. . 'cause Momma's havin' 'nother baby NOW and you gotta git it thar before closin' time ta git paid today.
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