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Old 02-16-2001, 05:39 AM   #1
Lovejoy
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Wink I totaled a demo car yesterday....



Not really....but click here for the details.

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Old 02-16-2001, 06:12 AM   #2
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Damn, that car is majorly messed up. I can't believe how trashed it is. The driver must have been going seriously fast and flipped/rolled/slid through a pile of boulders or something.

Ouch.
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Old 02-16-2001, 06:15 AM   #3
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I'm not sure if that is sad or funny... but we gotta hear the details? was this you/someone you know? c'mon... we wanna hear all about it!
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Old 02-16-2001, 06:22 AM   #4
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my favorite one was the "Richard Burns body kit" pic


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Old 02-16-2001, 06:24 AM   #5
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I like to eat ants.

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And here is what they had to say:

Road Testers Comments

The Impreza is totally over-rated the engine couldn't pull the skin off a Rice Pudding and hasn't got enough power to trouble the chassis.

The Four wheel drive system is useless and exhibits no grip what so ever when flying 10 feet off the ground.

The Brakes and ABS are complete rubbish, being unable to stop the car as as it slid on its roof through a field.

The Interior is somewhat compact and lacking in head room and boot space.

Air bags are a complete waste of time, this one threatened to suffocate me after only a minor shunt.


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Old 02-16-2001, 06:25 AM   #6
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dayamn i wouldnt want to be in that car when that happened. was everyone okay? wow subies are strong eh?
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Old 02-16-2001, 06:29 AM   #7
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Have a Nice Day?

ouch! ouch!

that's ridiculous!!!!

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Old 02-16-2001, 06:44 AM   #8
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I have a friend theat totaled a '97 BMW M3 on a test drive. The sales man told him to hit the gas in a turn, and he did. The car slightly over steered, he corected, he said the car seemed settled, then headed over a curb and into a tree. This was in a slight drizzle after a rain. My friend is no strange to over steer as he has a 525 RWHP supra with a Tien suspention. The theory is that the active traction control was a little to active. Needless to say he cant buy a car at that dealership.

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Old 02-16-2001, 06:48 AM   #9
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The only injury was a bump on the head and a few cuts. Walked away.

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Old 02-16-2001, 07:23 AM   #10
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Dude...thats crazy!!!!
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Old 02-16-2001, 07:41 AM   #11
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the driver is complaining about the lack of brakes but why didn't he think to use the sunroof?


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Old 02-16-2001, 07:44 AM   #12
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it looks like it was in multiple accidents..

he didn't half @ss that one at all..
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Old 02-16-2001, 08:36 AM   #13
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wow! Pretty talented... Is that a V.3???

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Old 02-16-2001, 02:10 PM   #14
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That is pretty good. My goal, if I ever get into an accident, is to mess up my car even worse than that one was. And that will be no mean feat
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Old 02-22-2001, 07:20 AM   #15
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Exclamation

That kinda looks like it would hurt!!!
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Old 02-22-2001, 07:48 AM   #16
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Why trash it?! Why not give it to me instead?!
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Old 02-22-2001, 08:15 AM   #17
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"Minor Shunt"?
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Old 02-22-2001, 08:17 AM   #18
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That was funny, especially the "Richard Burns body kit." Oh, man!

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Old 02-23-2001, 04:39 PM   #19
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That puts my accident to shame!
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Old 02-23-2001, 04:48 PM   #20
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Cool

This happened in England? The driver was having a pint of Bitter when the car flipped.

Ahh the English...

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Old 02-23-2001, 05:10 PM   #21
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I got dibs on the...wait, that's broken. Ooo, then I want the...no, that's smashed. Oh, yeah, I need the...nevermind, that's bent. There isn't anything left on that car! Definite testimony to Subaru Saftey.
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Old 02-23-2001, 05:33 PM   #22
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"The car is fine, only the body shell is bad"...Delacour
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