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Posted: 10/7/2004 10:09:20 PM EST
[Last Edit: 10/7/2004 10:10:45 PM EST by ProfessorEvil]


Not exactly what you thought?

This was on 152 near I5 in California. If you drive the five...do more than Seventy Five to stay Alive. Or a big rig WILL pass you.

On one of my previous passes on this particular stretch I was pulled over for "exceeding the maximum speed limit of California" since he didn't want to write me up for reckless. Plus it was in a rental, on a sunny day, with NO traffic (he was coming from the other way...our closing speed was probably over 200mph.). In a brand spankin' new 2001 Dodge Neon auto. It was making a funny ticking noise when I returned it. Ah the indiscretions of youth or something.
Link Posted: 10/7/2004 10:11:41 PM EST
Happened to me, I made it to the gas station with about 1 gallon left. Between Augusta and Atlanta you get a nice stretch of nothing.

Link Posted: 10/7/2004 10:21:15 PM EST
That car is amazing, there is no redline.
Link Posted: 10/7/2004 10:22:37 PM EST
[Last Edit: 10/7/2004 10:22:58 PM EST by ProfessorEvil]

Originally Posted By SexualChocolate:
That car is amazing, there is no redline.



They consider 7k the official redline. I haven't gotten it past about 6k, though...the stock engine isn't that great after 5k anyways. Computer stops it from hitting redline at some point, or 108mph.
Link Posted: 10/7/2004 10:23:49 PM EST

Originally Posted By ProfessorEvil:

Originally Posted By SexualChocolate:
That car is amazing, there is no redline.



They consider 7k the official redline. I haven't gotten it past about 6k, though...the stock engine isn't that great after 5k anyways. Computer stops it from hitting redline at some point, or 108mph.



They dont make it as easy to throw a rod anymore...
Link Posted: 10/7/2004 10:25:51 PM EST
You better stop for some fuel.
Link Posted: 10/7/2004 10:29:42 PM EST

Originally Posted By Pete841:
You better stop for some fuel.



I waited 22 more miles to Los Banos.

It's appropriately named.....
Link Posted: 10/7/2004 10:31:40 PM EST
Link Posted: 10/7/2004 10:35:33 PM EST

Originally Posted By ColonelKlink:
You have just over home.comcast.net/~ColonelKlink/pi.jpg miles on your car.



Look again, then get a life.
Link Posted: 10/7/2004 10:38:46 PM EST
[Last Edit: 10/7/2004 10:39:13 PM EST by threefiftynone]
Link Posted: 10/7/2004 10:54:17 PM EST
Link Posted: 10/7/2004 11:20:54 PM EST
just one big rig.....talk about all the bigg rigs nearby...especially ones that's got double trailers hauling fuel or pipes or logging or other dangerous loads....them truckers just be hauling ass....they don't give a sh*t about other vehicals except other 18wheelers...they are some wreckless drivers too besides claiming that most other small car drivers are wreckless....

where's the CHP when you need them
Link Posted: 10/8/2004 3:04:11 AM EST
A few weekends ago I was driving from Vegas to LA. On the long downhill into Baker I had to move over to the slow lane with all the other slowpokes to get out of the way of those coming up behind me.

Us slowpokes were doing 105, and were being passed.
Link Posted: 10/8/2004 3:22:49 AM EST

Originally Posted By 2_of_5:
A few weekends ago I was driving from Vegas to LA. On the long downhill into Baker I had to move over to the slow lane with all the other slowpokes to get out of the way of those coming up behind me.

Us slowpokes were doing 105, and were being passed.



YOU IMMORAL BASTARDS!!
Link Posted: 10/8/2004 3:31:23 AM EST

Originally Posted By Pete841:
You better stop for some fuel.

+1
Link Posted: 10/8/2004 3:31:49 AM EST
What is the green light on the left?
Link Posted: 10/8/2004 3:33:46 AM EST
The one thing I hate seeing more than anything else on a highway is of course .... State Troopers.
Link Posted: 10/8/2004 3:40:17 AM EST

Originally Posted By Taxman:

Originally Posted By ProfessorEvil:

Originally Posted By SexualChocolate:
That car is amazing, there is no redline.



They consider 7k the official redline. I haven't gotten it past about 6k, though...the stock engine isn't that great after 5k anyways. Computer stops it from hitting redline at some point, or 108mph.



They dont make it as easy to throw a rod anymore...



The speed limiters are more to make sure you don't exceed the speed rating of the tires. Most kick in at 110mph. My 2003 Maxima was 130mph (Z rated tires!). Had it to an indicated 125mph once on the 401 on a trip to Toronto.
Link Posted: 10/8/2004 6:01:12 AM EST

Originally Posted By Taxman:
Happened to me, I made it to the gas station with about 1 gallon left. Between Augusta and Atlanta you get a nice stretch of nothing.




Sure there is. Plenty of pine trees. Not much else though.
Link Posted: 10/8/2004 8:02:54 AM EST
[Last Edit: 10/8/2004 8:03:10 AM EST by ColonelKlink]
Link Posted: 10/8/2004 8:05:14 AM EST

Originally Posted By ColonelKlink:
i meant on your trip meter. dork.



Nice to see your English typing skills are working i guess.
Link Posted: 10/8/2004 8:05:37 AM EST
Auto-Ge-hay sensor light.


Originally Posted By Penguin_101:
What is the green light on the left?

Link Posted: 10/8/2004 8:10:22 AM EST
80?

Slowpoke..... (insert Ludicrous, Move Bitch, git out my way)


I went to court again yesterday, speed, downtown, 40 in a 30...Asshole. Lawyer as always. Not Guilty, as always (spotless record).


I dont think speed has any relationship with age, some people are just more motivated than others.

I am one of the motivated.

Link Posted: 10/8/2004 8:16:40 AM EST

Originally Posted By Penguin_101:
What is the green light on the left?



Cruise control
Link Posted: 10/8/2004 11:30:00 AM EST
The one thing I hate to see most while driving is: a childs' car seat on the side of the road when I can't tell if it is empty or full.
Link Posted: 10/8/2004 11:34:26 AM EST

Originally Posted By ProfessorEvil:

Originally Posted By Pete841:
You better stop for some fuel.



I waited 22 more miles to Los Banos.

It's appropriately named.....


Yes, it is.
Link Posted: 10/8/2004 11:50:45 AM EST
[Last Edit: 10/8/2004 11:51:41 AM EST by DeadSled]

Originally Posted By ProfessorEvil:

This was on 152 near I5 in California. If you drive the five...do more than Seventy Five to stay Alive. Or a big rig WILL pass you.



speeding in a CMV in Kalifornistan is damn near punishable by death but then if you do the speed limit your impeeding the flow of traffic. Kalifornistan hates trucks and truckers as much as guns

ETA: i kant spel
Link Posted: 10/8/2004 12:43:08 PM EST
I thought this thread would be about other drivers
Link Posted: 10/8/2004 12:51:10 PM EST

Originally Posted By CavVet:
80?

Slowpoke..... (insert Ludicrous, Move Bitch, git out my way)


I went to court again yesterday, speed, downtown, 40 in a 30...Asshole. Lawyer as always. Not Guilty, as always (spotless record).


I dont think speed has any relationship with age, some people are just more motivated than others.

I am one of the motivated.




I was motivated.

My insurance agent drew up a chart to demotivate me, after #3.
Link Posted: 10/8/2004 4:35:52 PM EST
the thing that drive me nuts on the highway is one shoe in the breakdown lane.


I keep looking for the other one for the next 300 miles.


Ugh!
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