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Old 05-08-2012, 03:29 PM   #10801
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hey that looks like a Twisted Throttle sticker!! Why would you put it on a Ford POS

Looks like an old cop car
Those post service squad cars are awesome. You can get them for next to nothing, and many still have the interceptor chip and beefed suspension. As mentioned, super fun to rip around in, and amazing how much less often you get cut off in traffic.
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Old 05-08-2012, 03:33 PM   #10802
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My guess is that the Crown Vic with the Twisted Throttle sticker was used to trailer a bike down there--notice the trailer hitch. While one of them was riding the Dragon the other was driving the Crown Vic sag wagon. I used to have a plain CV that looked just like a plain wrapper police car and it was amazing how traffic parted like water ahead of you when you were in a hurry.
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Old 05-08-2012, 05:27 PM   #10803
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My guess is that the Crown Vic with the Twisted Throttle sticker was used to trailer a bike down there--notice the trailer hitch. While one of them was riding the Dragon the other was driving the Crown Vic sag wagon. I used to have a plain CV that looked just like a plain wrapper police car and it was amazing how traffic parted like water ahead of you when you were in a hurry.
So why the hell don't they move when I'm driving the ambo with lights and siren? The oncoming lane parts like the Red Sea (which may be slightly related to straddling the yellow line), but the guy in front of me NEVER GETS IT.

I tell ya, some days...
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Old 05-08-2012, 06:20 PM   #10804
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While one of them was riding the Dragon the other was driving the Crown Vic shag wagon.
Fixt... I've been in the backseat of the crown vic a few times to many, and there is plenty of room in the ones without the dividing wall
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Old 05-08-2012, 06:46 PM   #10805
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They are only forbidden on the NC side. No such thing on the Tennessee side. They can ride the Gap all day on the Tenn. side if they could turn around somewhere.
Went to the dragon at the end of March (sorry Beto, was gonna make a sign for you and Lemieux ). we were sitting at the restaurant on the NC side when a big ol guy on a HD came down the Dragon, leading a truck and trailer. it wasnt a semi, but it was fairly long, including the utility trailer. question is: do the TN popo provide some sort of wide vehicle escort on the NC side?

speaking of the TN police. the next day we went riding up the Foothills and the only cars passing us were unmarked, marked and police bikes. Heading to the Dragon. Given the length of the TN side, they had enough cops to line one side of the road to the NC state line. Some kind of share the ticket wealth going on with NC?
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Old 05-08-2012, 07:03 PM   #10806
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Went to the dragon at the end of March (sorry Beto, was gonna make a sign for you and Lemieux ). we were sitting at the restaurant on the NC side when a big ol guy on a HD came down the Dragon, leading a truck and trailer. it wasnt a semi, but it was fairly long, including the utility trailer. question is: do the TN popo provide some sort of wide vehicle escort on the NC side?

speaking of the TN police. the next day we went riding up the Foothills and the only cars passing us were unmarked, marked and police bikes. Heading to the Dragon. Given the length of the TN side, they had enough cops to line one side of the road to the NC state line. Some kind of share the ticket wealth going on with NC?


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Old 05-08-2012, 09:26 PM   #10807
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Indeed. And notice his little green dinosaur mascot in the middle of the bars.

I'd like to see an interview with this guy..
What's that DVD / book he's got bungied on the left side? Wild Hogs? Wild Dogs?
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Old 05-08-2012, 09:43 PM   #10808
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hey that looks like a Twisted Throttle sticker!! Why would you put it on a Ford POS

Looks like an old cop car
The tag on the trunk to the right of the left tail light says "INTERCEPTOR"

I have the exact same car. 2005 is the ONLY year Ford put the antenna on the left rear fender.
It's no joke...cop tires, rims, suspension, driveshaft, skid plate, kevlar trunk pack, intake system, transmission gearing &shift kit, rear end & gears , throttle body, computor maping, trunk release, electronic black out package, alternator....list goes on a little more.

They really are a fun car to drive.
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Old 05-08-2012, 09:46 PM   #10809
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Old 05-09-2012, 04:50 AM   #10810
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[QUOTE=rgiroux;18643417]Went to the dragon at the end of March (sorry Beto, was gonna make a sign for you and Lemieux ). ....
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Old 05-09-2012, 05:34 AM   #10811
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"You traded the Bluesmobile for this!"

Jake: Cars got a lot of pick up.
Elwood: It's got a cop motor, a four hundred and forty cubic inch plant, it's got cop tires, cop suspension, cop shocks, it was a model made before catalytic converters so it'll run good on regular gas. Whaddya say? Is it the new Blues Mobile or what?
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Old 05-09-2012, 05:39 AM   #10812
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A buddy had one they are a lot of car....

The reason I said ford POS....was an obscure "Men in Black" Reference...

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Old 05-09-2012, 06:10 AM   #10813
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So why the hell don't they move when I'm driving the ambo with lights and siren? The oncoming lane parts like the Red Sea (which may be slightly related to straddling the yellow line), but the guy in front of me NEVER GETS IT.

I tell ya, some days...
Because you aren't going to stop them and cost them money...
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Old 05-09-2012, 09:07 AM   #10814
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Because you aren't going to stop them and cost them money...
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Old 05-09-2012, 09:40 AM   #10815
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"You traded the Bluesmobile for this!"

No, for a microphone.


A microphone? OK, I can see that.
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