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post #1 of (permalink) Old 09-16-2009, 11:28 AM Thread Starter
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Yard sale!

I decided to have a yard sale last night. See anything you like?



At the same time, I figured I'd check the suspension bolts and drain the tranny of its gear oil.



Well, Bob and I were getting jiggy, and there was this new line that felt it necessary to keep spanking me. I wasn't backing down and lost me cool, and it went over from there. The slam down was quite violent, and my head slammed into a rock that neatly fit thru the cage on the driver's side. WORDS TO LIVE BY: Even when you think you're just going to play around safely, you should still wear approriate personal protective equipment. My helmet would have prevented the serious Class 2 concussion I am now home with.



As for the violence of the fall, I was pointed 90* from where the truck landed.



Other than that, it took 15 years with Samantha for be to put it over again. 1st time does count, as it was in 1994 just 7 months after I bought it, on the road. (In case you haven't heard, Samurai's have a tendency to roll over ) I actually feel lucky that I've narrowly escaped rolls in the past, but this time, I froze. No abrupt power, no slamming in into reverse. Nope, bambi in the headlights on this one.

For the record, both Bob and I have now rolled on the Fossils.


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Ouch!!
Yep---They are too boxy to roll smoothly.
Hope that headache goes away soon.

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Knucklehead...........

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Hey Dan, I did make it this long without putting it over. That's not too shabby.

Brother, I wish I could come. Things are a little tight. Shannon's been outta work since before the baby was born (he's 20 mos now), and funds are getting skinny since i bought 2 new wood stoves so we won't have to spend another $5000 on propane to heat the house. I will make it up next year, as Shannon will be able to go with me.

Keep the faith, we will again raise a pint together.

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X2! Hey Tim - your suppose to keep the rubber side down!

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Rub it in some more. Yeah, but if it takes me 15 years to flop once, then I'll run with that stat. I got a feeling though that this will become more frequent.

Hey, get you old mans rig running already. You need to run some of this stuff, it keeps getting better.

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He is looking to sell it, needs a fuel tank for it run.
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They are on ebay every now and then, and a new one from Rock auto aint too much. Want me to look around for one?

If he sells it, what are you going to do? You need a new ride, dude.

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Hey Dan, I did make it this long without putting it over. That's not too shabby.

Brother, I wish I could come. Things are a little tight. Shannon's been outta work since before the baby was born (he's 20 mos now), and funds are getting skinny since i bought 2 new wood stoves so we won't have to spend another $5000 on propane to heat the house. I will make it up next year, as Shannon will be able to go with me.

Keep the faith, we will again raise a pint together.
had to hold out one year one month longer than me
last OCT (08) first one ever

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KUDOS! Gotta make it down to my place someday, and try that again.

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