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Old 06-23-2012, 06:47 PM   #31
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It's not just the nitro. methenol is made from natural gas. It's not much different than oil. I live by Dow Chemical near the Texas coast and I can tell you honestly that these chemicals and bi products and so on are horrible. Toxins are in everything these days, and a buildup is absolutely possible and causes so many problems. I know nothing about what happened with porkchop, but I can say that it is difficult to detoxify the body of heavy metals, chemicals etc...
Ya, did a little research on the treatment for methanol and nitro poisoning. The treatment is ethanol. I'm headed to the liquor store.
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Old 06-23-2012, 07:19 PM   #32
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Air, water, and a shot of Vodka. Real complex treatment there.
http://emedicine.medscape.com/article/1174890-treatment

Still there have been no real toxicity concerns at any track with OK ventilation as long as you don't drink too much nitro. I love grape flavored Trinity Monster and cherry flavored Sidewinder, but I don't recommend drinking that for regular merely mortal human beings.

Lightheadedness or a headache can come from just the lack of oxygen or fresh air, not allways poisen.

Let's just stop with the chicken little stuff before ya'll get our tracks closed down by the .gov for a non-issue that has little or nothing to do with the OP's original concerns.

The .gov will use any excuse to shut down anything with exhaust these days.
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is there a link to this story or is this word of mouth?
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is there a link to this story or is this word of mouth?
Yes theres a thread for a fellow racer that past their isn't anything to worry about alot of close friends cleared up what had happened its was a unfortunate event.
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