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Dangeruss wrote: Tue Oct 31, 2023 7:09 pm Sounds like a gun going off... :shock:

...followed by the unmistakable sound of lexan on blacktop :lol:

Looked straight as an arrow though!
It apparently rolled during shut down 5 or 6 times, 🤷‍♂️...broke a front body post, took most of the front bumper off, and broke an engine stabilizer rod end, minimal damage considering...it's 10x louder in person, cops showed up shortly after, we just stayed in our car and they finally left
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Anyone following this thread needs to watch these videos on a big TV on Thumbs youtube channel, mutch better perspective
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coxbros1 wrote: Tue Oct 31, 2023 10:12 pm ... cops showed up shortly after, we just stayed in our car and they finally left
Carload of dudes in an empty parking lot: "Be cool man... they'll never know it was us."

Carload of cops in the same parking lot: "How long are we gonna make 'em sweat before we can go get donuts??"

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Dangeruss wrote: Wed Nov 01, 2023 2:14 am
coxbros1 wrote: Tue Oct 31, 2023 10:12 pm ... cops showed up shortly after, we just stayed in our car and they finally left
Carload of dudes in an empty parking lot: "Be cool man... they'll never know it was us."

Carload of cops in the same parking lot: "How long are we gonna make 'em sweat before we can go get donuts??"

:wink: :lol:
I think that's exactly what happened!...they had tinted windows, we had tinted windows...it was a standoff
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MAX-Q got a makeover
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Ooooo.... THAT looks like sex on a stick 😍

Name on the wing musta' cost SOMEONE a buck or two... or $.75 cents :wink:

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Dangeruss wrote: Fri Dec 08, 2023 9:07 pm

Name on the wing musta' cost SOMEONE a buck or two... or $.75 cents :wink:
Jeff cut the custom chassis for me!...it's been thru Hell and has survived!
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That looks amazing!
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The green monster is something of a national tradition in land speed records I believe :D
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Looks great! What color is that?
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BattleTrak wrote: Fri Dec 08, 2023 11:46 pm Looks great! What color is that?
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Well done makeover. The Max Q looks mean.
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BattleTrak wrote: Fri Dec 08, 2023 11:46 pm Looks great! What color is that?
Tamiya Top Force Green
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wooooo, canards :D

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