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Old 01-25-2003, 01:27 AM   #1
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I was driving my old bonnie going back to my house(daily driver) and I see this Ford Explorer in my rear and know this is the kind of guy that wants to go fast. I slow down to the speed limit(50 mph) to make sure he gets in right behind me before the road goes into two lanes. This guy predictably went into the right lane and we are next to each other at 50 when we both punch it. He is already at the back bumper from 50-60, and I got him by about 3 car lengths from 60-75, then he gave up. After that he wouldn't even look over at me. Unfortunately my turn had come up and the fun was over. Pretty good kill, but not as impressive as my other one against an Acura Integra, but I'll save that for another time.
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Chalk up another kill for the 87-91model

Off the roll, thats the best way to take it. It'* amazing how everyone underestimates the Bonne'* until all they see is tailights...

Take that Ford Explorer!!!

Nicely done!
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Try this next time your on a 2 lane country road and someone tailgates you. Pull into the oncoming lane and slam on the brakes, then get on HIS rear. Will scare the hell outta him!
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Another case of GM beats Ford.
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Well the road wasn't exactly a country road, it'* a state road, route 206 if anyone lives in NJ, and I was taking a risk by just doing that cause the cops are always patrolling the roads cause they have nothing to do around here. I'll start another thread for my other kill story.
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