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Old 10-04-2008, 02:05 PM   #1
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Was at the nova gp today buy had to leave early big thanks to leggie though for lending me a car,

on the way home listening to music while on the motorway, i heard a bang and the car flew off the road, i got out think what the hell!!? and lifted the bonnet and.........

it was on fire!!!!! i ran like a loon when i saw that, a van driver reversed back to me and said your car smashed my windscreen and sure enough i had taken out the window with part of my engine he also said you do know that it was on fire while you were driving (no of course i bloody didnt i wouldnt have been driving it if i knew that!!! )

well heres the carnage and the end of my mr2










Any one want a mr2 the rear could do with a bit of work but the front looks as new
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And people think me crazy for having a fire extinguisher in my car.
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And people think me crazy for having a fire extinguisher in my car.

wish i had one all i had was nitro fuel
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Was the MR2 modded in any way?
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Was the MR2 modded in any way?

nope bone stock
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:O only ever heard of this happen once before, and that was on a 1980's vauxhall veva...

a peice of metal fell on the battery terminals and ignited the insulation.
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what a shame





















shoulda had a dodge
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shoulda had a dodge

we only get the crap models over here though

love a viper tbh but its nigh on impossible to find
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shoulda had a dodge
have you seen what rubbish they sell in the UK?

and chevrolet are even worse. they're owned by a korean company!
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all we get are the crap models of Dodges over here too.


Good thing you werent hurt. Thats crazy. Its weird how fast a car will actually go up in flames. Was a nice looking car too. Be thankful ya had someone watching out over you that day.
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I just remembered, the last time I saw a car burn to the ground it was an MR2. Do they have some problem on those things that is causing this?
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Iīm happy you are safe. Scary indeed.
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I just remembered, the last time I saw a car burn to the ground it was an MR2. Do they have some problem on those things that is causing this?
Last car I seen burn was a Fiero. Maybe something with these rear engine mounted cars..
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have you seen what rubbish they sell in the UK?

and chevrolet are even worse. they're owned by a korean company!
Chevy bought out daewoo and they were from korea, junk too.
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Damn. Good to see you are OK. Shoulda had an electric car though.
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