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Discussion in 'The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths' started by SCQTT, Apr 16, 2009.

  1. Mike.Gail

    Mike.Gail Intentionally Blank

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    I've seen the video and it's just tail pipe flames.
  2. speedmonkey7

    speedmonkey7 Been here awhile

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    Oh OK. I thought it was a headlight!

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  3. yellow_wolf

    yellow_wolf Adventurer

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    that was funny as hell,damn near crashed,lol,,,,came back the next day and did a better video!!!
  4. Skowinski

    Skowinski Eukaryote

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    I think he's gonna save it. Looks close though. :lol3

  5. viverrid

    viverrid not dead yet

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    Yup, there are independent manual brakes for a reason. (I only know this 'cuz I've been reading on it since the accident, I have no train operating experience.) AND - Wiki is saying that the engineer knew the engine that was left running was spitting oil and smoking heavily before he left it unattended as the only source of power for the air brakes.....
  6. FatherX

    FatherX socially stunted

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    oh well...tried

    train wreck ho
  7. slartidbartfast

    slartidbartfast Love those blue pipes

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    Well spotted on both counts - Here's a higher resolution crop.

    He may not have been braking but was doing no more than 25 mph anyway

    [​IMG]
  8. FocusPlayer

    FocusPlayer Minstrel on a Cycle

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    nice thread to remind us all that a mouth full of pavement is a sorry breakfast.... rubber down paint up Y'all stay safe !
  9. Riteris

    Riteris Dessert Runner

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  10. speedmonkey7

    speedmonkey7 Been here awhile

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    My DS helmet is going in the mail today! I'm thinking a single horn, unicorn style. Would that make me a bullicorn? :beer:

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  11. Squarehead

    Squarehead Crazed Lunatic

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  12. BlueLghtning

    BlueLghtning Riding is my passion

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    Here's the video filmed by Klllboy. This is actually my buddy Josh with the RX-7.

    Original video with music
    <iframe width="853" height="480" src="//www.youtube.com/embed/koAbpGb8ZVQ" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe>

    No Music
    <iframe width="853" height="480" src="//www.youtube.com/embed/JleUCvhEySU" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe>
  13. Bar None

    Bar None Candy Ass

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    "Here's the video filmed by Klllboy. This is actually my buddy Josh with the RX-7. "
    Ain't your little buddy Josh cool? :rofl
  14. PFFOG

    PFFOG Richard Alps-aholic

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    Wankles always put on a good flame show, the Mazda race cars use to throw out a garbage can size flame out the side pipes. The super hot exhaust keep the fumes hot enough to ignite when the exit the pipe and hit the O2 in the air.
  15. SkiFastBadly

    SkiFastBadly A beer? Yes, please

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    Seems like an indication of highly inefficient combustion....
  16. joexr

    joexr Banned

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    Seems like ignorance of rotarys.
  17. ttpete

    ttpete Rectum Non Bustibus

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    That car would be illegal to drive in MI. State law prohibits vehicles that emit heavy smoke or flames.
  18. joexr

    joexr Banned

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    It's not really as large a flame as the pic implies.
  19. UnsureFooting

    UnsureFooting Title of User Here

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    Yes. One of the reasons the original wankels went away. The new ones are better.
  20. Kubla

    Kubla Long timer

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    MI law prohibits anything remotely fun, so what else it new:deal