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Keep me away from SUV's... #103630 Feb 14, 11:51pm Feb 14, 11:51pm
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Keep me away from SUV's...
Man, I guess you should never let a kid behind the wheel of an SUV if he grew up in sports cars. My aunt is in town and rented an Explorer for the week. Tonight I drove it on our way to dinner and almost missed a left turn. Long story short, I had it on two wheels!

That ish was scary... I didn't really realize what was going on until I felt the "thump" when the two wheels went back down. I wouldn't have thought twice about that corner in my Celi either. spineyes


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Re: Keep me away from SUV's... [Re: RevMonster] #103631 Feb 14, 11:53pm Feb 14, 11:53pm
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i know what you mean... my dad's expedition is like that... the steering is all loose and i dont feel like i have control of it.

Re: Keep me away from SUV's... [Re: RevMonster] #103632 Feb 14, 11:56pm Feb 14, 11:56pm
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I know how you feel. When I drove my wifes 4Runner I forgot how good the brakes are on the Celica, and I almost rear ended a car!

Re: Keep me away from SUV's... [Re: RevMonster] #103633 Feb 15, 12:02am Feb 15, 12:02am
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Hey RevMonster, I noticed that your Sig has The Used in it! My friend is in a band here in Utah and I guess that is where The Used is from, anyway's he said they are going to open for them next week and he said he party's with them all the time and he wants me to go hang out with them.
Just an observation, so if you ever come to Utah I can hang out with you and we can party with them! [/color] [color=red] [/color] [color=red]

Re: Keep me away from SUV's... [Re: RevMonster] #103634 Feb 15, 12:10am Feb 15, 12:10am
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Originally Posted by RevMonster
Man, I guess you should never let a kid behind the wheel of an SUV if he grew up in sports cars. My aunt is in town and rented an Explorer for the week. Tonight I drove it on our way to dinner and almost missed a left turn. Long story short, I had it on two wheels!

That ish was scary... I didn't really realize what was going on until I felt the "thump" when the two wheels went back down. I wouldn't have thought twice about that corner in my Celi either. spineyes


Lol, I'm the same way...My mom had an explorer, and I sucked at driving it...Guess I should stick to cars like my celi grin

Re: Keep me away from SUV's... [Re: REVILLUSIONS] #103635 Feb 15, 12:14am Feb 15, 12:14am
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Originally Posted by REVILLUSIONS
Hey RevMonster, I noticed that your Sig has The Used in it! My friend is in a band here in Utah and I guess that is where The Used is from, anyway's he said they are going to open for them next week and he said he party's with them all the time and he wants me to go hang out with them.
Just an observation, so if you ever come to Utah I can hang out with you and we can party with them! [/color] [color=red] [/color] [color=red]


DUUUUDE! That is sick! I've met most of the band after various shows and they are awesome guys. Makes me wanna get in my car tonight and head out there


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Re: Keep me away from SUV's... [Re: RevMonster] #103636 Feb 15, 1:44am Feb 15, 1:44am
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Ha ha, that's really funny. I'm glad no one got hurt. There was a streetracing video i saw once where a bunch of guys took a brand new SUV and abused it and stuff like jumping it through the air. I don't like SUV's because all the middle aged people who drive them think it makes them better than everyone else because they're higher up. Linked Image


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Re: Keep me away from SUV's... [Re: RevMonster] #103637 Feb 15, 2:49am Feb 15, 2:49am
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my parents mini-van. ive experienced how you guys feel when i first drove the car after not driving it for a long time, you know driving fast or maybe just 25mph and wanna make a right on the street. well tried that, and when you move the wheel less than an inch you feel ur car going like a frickin block of rock and doesnt move. gotta brake hard and make the turn. it pisses me off the most when i drive that car on the streets and noone gives you way. cant do shit.

Re: Keep me away from SUV's... [Re: RevMonster] #103638 Feb 15, 10:24am Feb 15, 10:24am
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Thats pretty funny.. wish i coulda say you do that rofl

Re: Keep me away from SUV's... [Re: REVILLUSIONS] #103639 Feb 15, 8:37pm Feb 15, 8:37pm
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eek At least you're ok. Slow down next time! smile


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Re: Keep me away from SUV's... [Re: Evan] #103640 Feb 15, 8:51pm Feb 15, 8:51pm
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What I realy hate is those people driving SUV's thinking they are driving a Celica. And I don't mean those here. I mean those "soccer moms" driving like it's a race car. Other than that, I sometimes drive a 2000 Accord and it seems like I'm driving a truck going to make a pickup or delivery. I sometimes take turns way to fast in that shit box.

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