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Old 05-15-2009, 10:32 AM   #811 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by Intrigued View Post
Didn't we see a video back a year ago or so, where you were driving through town, and you used a bell or something to alert a guy who almost stepped out in front of you?
Oh right! Yeah, that was me.

Sightseer walks backward off the sidewalk in front of the car while looking through his camera viewfinder! I just tapped the horn as lightly as I could so I didn't give him a heart attack. A bell would have been a much friendlier way to let him know I was there.

Happens starting at ~3:25 here

Honda mods: Ecomodding my $800 Honda Fit 5-speed beater
Mitsu mods: Oops, I did it again! Bought another cheap, 3-cylinder Mirage. Mods in progress...
Ecodriving test: Manual vs. automatic transmission MPG showdown

has launched a forum for the efficient new Mitsubishi Mirage - fuel efficiency info for Geo Metro owners - electric car conversion on a beer budget
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