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Old 11-12-2014, 10:11 AM   #1811 (permalink)
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Old 11-17-2014, 09:15 PM   #1812 (permalink)
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When you see a cop and speed up :-)
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Old 11-17-2014, 09:16 PM   #1813 (permalink)
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When you see a cop and speed up :-)
I'm guilty of that
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Old 11-17-2014, 09:52 PM   #1814 (permalink)
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Old 11-17-2014, 09:55 PM   #1815 (permalink)
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Me too.

I have been told that I almost got a ticket for going too slowly, the cop was watiing for me to get 2 mph slower...... I figure I had 1 more mph to go in my P&G cycle
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Old 11-17-2014, 10:06 PM   #1816 (permalink)
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When you see a cop and speed up :-)
When you see a cop and immediately go into neutral because the herd of idiots who just passed you will slam on their brakes to avoid a nasty ticket.
The second level of "pulse drafting".

When you take a propane torch and burn off the "nibs" on the sides of your new tires to eliminate the hundreds of "nibs" effect on your overall aero drag

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Old 11-17-2014, 10:09 PM   #1817 (permalink)
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And knowing long before you get there where the cops sit on the crossover points on the Interstate so you can start coasting 15 or 20 seconds BEFORE the idiots slam on their brakes.

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Old 11-18-2014, 09:44 AM   #1818 (permalink)
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When you see a cop on foot and decide to bump start so you sound right as you go by.
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Old 11-21-2014, 08:56 PM   #1819 (permalink)
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If your idea of a dream car is a 2000 insight with a Volt hybrid system, vette 6speed trans, lupo 3l engine, battery pack built by planetaire, converted to a reverse trike, and custom bodywork designed by basjoos (but built by Chip Foose).

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Old 11-22-2014, 10:18 AM   #1820 (permalink)
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You sell the car you're currently getting around 60 mpg in (Festiva) so you can buy one you can get over 70 mpg in (Insight) . . . and immediately begin saving for one that you can potentially get way over 80 mpg in and doesn't even exist yet (Elio)

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