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  1. Dave Germain

    Dave Germain New Member

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    parachute problems

    I bought my first real race car in 1976, it came with a parachute but no directions on how to pack it. So I took it out of the pack and repacked it. Sat on my p/u tailgate, put the loop over the trailer ball and had a friend drive 60 or 70 mph down a gravel road in the hills. Pulled the pin and the chute deployed but didn't open so I shook the lines. It opened almost instantly and pulled me right off the tailgate. I bounced once then the chute scooped me up and I got drug down the gravel road for what seemed like forever. My first thought when I got myself off the ground was to look around to see if anybody out there saw anything. I knew I could buy my friend off with beer- well apparently the cost of silence is going up so I decided to post this before his embellished version really made me look like a tard-Dave Germain
     
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  2. hemi altered 378

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    Dave....
    i have to say that you just made my whole day......that was too funny.
    Darren
     
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  3. wildman

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    I think I just pissed myself

    That is the funniest thing I have heard in a LONG TIME. The mental picture of this will forever be embedded in my mind. Thanks for being humble. :)
     
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  4. Soldierboy0098

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    Forgot

    The pole of shame, sounds like the one I made that I'll be starting with. Needed something to hold up the body while I mocked everything up before the body was repaired so I stick welded one out of 1 by 1" mild square tube, some plate, and a bigger pipe cut in half for the saddles. I welded like crap because I couldn't find my helmet and cutting torch glasses didn't work. When I got finished it worked but had a 1" bow to the left....still does.

    Dave: You are my new all time hero!...lol..

    Trevor Sherwood

     
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  5. T.A.D. 776

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    To be Humble - Laugh at yourself and share with others.

    This is a great thread to bring back just when some think we need to suppress the lighter side of life.
    Remember the four L's for a full life.
    Live Learn Love Laugh

    Don't take life to seriously. You will never come out of it alive anyway.
     
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  6. Randy G.

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    ...to enter the event online at NHRA.com.
     
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  7. LUTHER

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    Ooops!!!!!
     
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  8. eli

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    Don't you mean it has one door?:p
     
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