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Old 09-12-2004, 09:06 PM   #11
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Know any good brands or stores to buy these?
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Kmart will do fine. All of them have to meet certain specs. Government mandated. Go economy.
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that is a good idea. I hadn't thought about it. I do have one in the kitchen just in case I ever decide to cook

I guess I need to check into getting a couple of those. Thanks!!
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These halon ones are expensive. I guess it is a good investment.
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I will plan against my car catching on fire . If she catches on fire, it'll be my fault, I will know why, and I will be in my driveway, because I keep dripping fuel, and coolant and just bunch of crap like that on the block.



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I will plan against my car catching on fire . If she catches on fire, it'll be my fault, I will know why, and I will be in my driveway, because I keep dripping fuel, and coolant and just bunch of crap like that on the block.



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sounds like a good plan, but you never know when a line will fatigue or become rodent damaged, maybe someone t bones you and THEY catch on fire. Its simply a cheap measure to protect life first, property second. Nothing un-manly about carrying one
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My roommate'* van had an electrical fire under the hood the other day. Didn't see it coming. Thankfully there was gatorade in the van to put the fire out.

Makes me want an extinguisher even more.
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The GTP doesn't have that problem. It'* the bad FPR pooling in the lower intake, then boom. The plastic intake goes up.
It was my '98 Bonny, and that problem can be any 3800-II.
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To each his own. As for me, I always listen to what my former girlfriend, Jenny, once told me.

RUN, FORREST, RUN!!!

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on halon, i actually looked into it a little while ago and halon is far from ideal. first it'* a gas, and second, for it to work it needs to cover the area where the fire is. say fuel/tranny fluid on the exhaust manifold. you spray it and it covers it up, putting out the fire, but since the gas is heavier than air it quickly sinks and lets oxygen get to the fuel again and poof, instant restart. you'd have to keep a constant stream of halon on it to keep it out and since the bottom of the engine bay is open, not gonna work really good.... there was something else that was much cheaper, i forget what but it works better too
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