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Old 03-18-2003, 04:49 PM   #1
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On my way to pick up a new alternator about 2 hours ago. Performance was sucking....low spark voltage. STILL beat an Infinit Q45, and as I pulled away from him I looked in the mirror and watched him go up in smoke. He pulled off into a park (Hyak park on Hwy 20 for Jseabert). If I'd had my digital camera with me, I might have pulled over and took a pic for you guys, but I didn't have it, and he was really pissed and about twice my size!

I was still laughing while changing my alternator at the parts store
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NICE...wow, the Q45 is a Maxima that has been dipped in gold, those cars are pretty ballsy.

Nice kill will, that'll teach em!!!
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Methinks a Q45 that blew wasn't really up to par to begin with. Still fun though, gives a whole new perspective to the term "kill". Don't it?
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Damn skippy Bill, if I was him I'd be embarrased, only cuz I had no idea what I was up agianst. Tthose things boast upwards of 245+ hp, what year was that Q?

Its amazing how they underestimate our beasts....
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Not sure on the year, but I have a clue that will help. His trunk lid didn't match. He had a gray plastic strip on the trunk lid that matched up to the line of the taillights, but the taillights were all red, all the way across the back. So whatever years DIDN'T have the gray lower piece. He got that off an older or newer one.
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good job on the kill. Those Q45'* are nice though I would have to say!
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Sounds like patchwork to me on that Q45, the sucker probably spent a whack of cash on mods etc.

I think he had you in total ponies under the hood, but that supercharger and the torque...he should have known better...
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Man that Q45 must have been in CRAPPY shape will. Cause the 2003 Q45 is pushing 340hp and 333tq.

In all respect he should of handed you your own ***...BUT, I believe you.

Perhaps he was smoking crack.
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Wasn't that new. Probably late 90'*? Beats me. I don't know the infinity lineup too well.
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Man that Q45 must have been in CRAPPY shape will. Cause the 2003 Q45 is pushing 340hp and 333tq.

In all respect he should of handed you your own ***...BUT, I believe you.

Perhaps he was smoking crack.
Good Kill Will.

Those Q ships are heavy. 0-60 in 6.7 - 6.9 sec range, so it should have been equal competition for you.
The only crack that guy was smoking was coming out of your tailpipe.
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