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Old 04-25-2013, 05:45 AM   #7694
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Originally Posted by 2012stigirl View Post
So on Friday night I was driving in the highway and I got on it next to my boyfriend and when I up shifted from 4th to 5th gear my car backfired and it shot a flame.... On Saturday night I was trying to do it again but it would only backfire (noise) with no flame :/

I stopped at the gas station on the highway for gas,
Me: can I pump my own gas please?
Kid that worked at the gas station: sure I don't care!
Me: thanks!
Kid: yours?
Me: yea
Kid: shook his head up and down and said nice! Wanna race?
Me: what do you have?
Kid: don't worry about it!!!!

Kid: When did u get it?
Me: a year ago, its a year old!
Kid: did u buy it like this or did u do all the work?
Me: I did! Well he did (as I pointed to my boyfriend!)
Kid: how much boost?
Me: close to 23
Kid: nice

I started talking to my boyfriend saying I was really trying to shoot a flame again but it wasn't working. So the kid interrupts...

Kid: well with an exhaust like that its always gonna backfire going downhill!
Me: I was going uphill; that's when it backfired with a flame.
Kid: nice! Downshift!?
Me: no upshift!
Kid: wow nice... Flames are always good!!!
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