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SurgicalRizz
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SurgicalRizz Sep 25, 3:08am - #283995 

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Frankfurt, Germany
Stupidest thing you've ever done with a car

Just wanted to put this out there, post your stories of you doing something you can't believe you did later. Here's mine:

When I was 16 I got a new head unit for my car. Well I knew a thing or two about wiring from working construction with my friends dad. What I didn't know was cars have wire harnesses. So here's where I have my momentary lapse of common sense. I got the Scissors out of our junk drawer and cut all the wires from the car to the stock radio. Not only is this bad, but I never disconnected the battery, so I shorted out everything in my car. After a couple of weeks of reconnecting wires, and replacing fuses I finally got the new head unit working, but I don't think the car's computer was ever the same again. This is one of those days I wish I could go back to and just slap myself. slap

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00celica00gt
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00celica00gt Sep 25, 4:01am - #283996 

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Philadelphia, PA
i really haven't done anything stupid. I just turn on the car and put it in R or D

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Furi Kuri
Zero Sep 25, 4:23am - #283997 

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2002 Toyota Celica GT

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San Diego, CA
ooh ooh, stupidest thing i've done.

i was racing against my friend's b16 civic and my teammate on the I-5 south freeway.

my teammate's accord was last and our friend in the civic was a head of me by just a few feet.

so i tapped into 4th gear and took the mid-emergency lane. i saw something up ahead, it wasnt that big, but wasnt that small neither. it was wrapped in a white blanket, i think it was a dog or something, well i ran over it.

omg i was scared. when i got home i checked out the damage.
my stock front lip was broken and there was a lot of blood on it.

illegal street/hwy racing is bad

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SurgicalRizz
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SurgicalRizz Sep 25, 4:25am - #283998 

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Frankfurt, Germany
I love how you wern't worried at all about what you hit, just how it would hurt your car rofl rofl

You won't believe the things I can do with a ping pong paddle and a 9 iron.

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andrews
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andrews Sep 25, 4:54am - #283999 

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2000 Toyota Celica

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houston
put trays under my rear tires and played wannabe rwd boy!

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GT4
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GT4 Sep 25, 5:07am - #284000 

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1993 Toyota Celica Alltrac

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Boston
1) Going 120 mph on snow covered road.
2) Run away from cops, they didn't catch me though.

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GOLDCELICA
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GOLDCELICA Sep 25, 5:19am - #284001 

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Drove 8 hours to a car show in AZ, arrived at location, cleaned, prepped vehicle, took off my liscense plate, left car at location. After the show realized when I got home I had no liscense plate on. Got lucky but lesson learned never again!!!

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Furi Kuri
Zero Sep 25, 5:31am - #284002 

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Originally Posted by SurgicalRizz
I love how you wern't worried at all about what you hit, just how it would hurt your car rofl rofl


whatever it was, was already dead. i just made sure that it stayed that way.

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Vampyre Sep 25, 6:14am - #284003 

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British Columbia, Canada
So-so on the stupid scale.

One day I was in a parking lot and I was only doing about 60km/h or so and it was a hot and dry day so I turned sharp and the wheels squealed loud.. no biggy, it was cool.

Tried the same thing again a few days later in the vening in a differant parking lot, but I didn't realize the lot was quite uneven and had bumps almost twice the size of a regular speed bump that were the same tone as the parking lot and while I was turning sharp I went over one of the big bumps and it felt like one of the wheels lifted up.. scared me, and I haven't done that since.

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JBing
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JBing Sep 25, 6:25am - #284004 

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installing fender flares. Cost 600 to install and 1500 to remove, fix and fill in the holes

I give myself a big slap on the head every time I think about it

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hephaestus
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hephaestus Sep 25, 6:57am - #284005 
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I wrapped my Toyota Tercel around a telephone pole. I ran my SR-5 into a ditch bending the frame and wrecking the transmission. I ran my Excel of the road into a ladies front yard puncturing all 4 tires and wrecking that suspension. I took a 180% turn at 80 MPH in the rain in my 88 VW Golf. I've gone one way roads just for shits an giggles and blowing red lights left and right. I had my 2000 Celica drifting sideways right and left to avoid dying. How's that for a start that I'm not proud of, but makes for a great stories that are all true. Ever hear how I raced a cop?
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Elec-FuYu
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Elec-FuYu Sep 25, 7:06am - #284006 
2003 Silver Toyota Celica
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installing the cross-drilled, vented disk.

waste of money and effort. nothing but bad things about them that i have experienced.

as you can see i have stock back on again.

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Virgilson Sep 25, 7:32am - #284007 

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went canyon running and crashed into some bushes...
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renfield90
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renfield90 Sep 25, 7:37am - #284008 

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Went to the gas station, cleaned my rear window while pumping gas, and forgot to put down the wiper. Drove halfway across town like that on 2 occasions, and I still haven't learned...
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VoodooGTS
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VoodooGTS Sep 25, 7:39am - #284009 

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Cali
Didnt close my carbon fiber Hood completely and cracked my windshield cry

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Haulin_A_Doo Sep 25, 12:06pm - #284010 
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Got drunk & spun my Oldsmobile into a rock cut at 100MPH. Not a swift move. Luckily I lived to tell about it.
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csheriff Sep 25, 2:22pm - #284011 
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Oh god, were do I begin. I'll just go with getting drunk and driving back from a party, all the way through town, running over every stop sign i could find, and then doing hot laps around my house busting through 4 foot tall snow drifts until the car died. All in a 95 buick LaSabre. Smart, huh.

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PORTCITY420 Sep 25, 2:55pm - #284012 

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Originally Posted by 00celica00gt
i really haven't done anything stupid. I just turn on the car and put it in R or D
buying an auto was the stupidist puke puke slap

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