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well, shit. need some help guys (and gals)

Discussion in 'Tacoma Videos' started by Detective_Dan, May 7, 2012.

  1. ColtsTRD

    ColtsTRD .....

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    NOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO!!!!!


    :(


    Damn bud, glad your okay but like Brock said...that track is gay as shit!
     
  2. F75gunslinger

    F75gunslinger Ka like a wheel

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    Lots of power ( I've read your build here and on XRU ) + street tires+new track=bad day. I'm sorry to hear it man,but it's MAJOR kudos to you for doing it on the track.On the street that could have been a store full of people ! At any rate,good luck with finding parts. There are a couple of guys on here right now looking to part out stuff...see what you can find there. I'll keep my eyes open in my area for anything that may help !

    Oh yeah...and tell your wife i said " Not cool on the comments " ! Nothing like a rude I told you so on top of the rest of this to make you even more irritated.
     
  3. Speed Freek

    Speed Freek Turbo Meister

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    Bummer man, I have run my 1st get with an LS1 and didnt spin that bad, but I dont have a plastic bed either..

    Hope you can find used stuff so you can save moneys on the repair..probably gonna be difficult though as Xrunners arent as common as the standard Taco..

    What kind of HP are you making at the wheels?

    Im only putting down 330ish at the moment, but not for long (turbo)...

    Good luck with the parts search!
     
  4. Derpy Derek

    Derpy Derek Derp

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    Hearing the laughing after you crashed it really made my head spin. :(
     
  5. Dmonkey

    Dmonkey Drop it Drop it Low

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    Needs a new wife and bumper imo.
     
  6. mikesdoublecab

    mikesdoublecab LT Chase Truck

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    just tell the wife your assigned car number on the windshield got you thinking of her and it distracted you...

    :cool:

    gives a whole new meaning to blown taco, right?
     
  7. GTABurnout

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    You do know what you did wrong right? Either way hope you find your parts I have always feared that happening to me at the drag strip.
     
  8. Detective_Dan

    Detective_Dan [OP] Bam-Ba-Lam

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    Just couldn't get traction for anything. Next purchase after parts is two 15 or 16 inch fat steel rims with some fatty drag radials
     
  9. Dmonkey

    Dmonkey Drop it Drop it Low

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    you should also let off if you're slipping like that, avoids things like the wall
     
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    LOL This is hiliarious
     
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    The gas pedal is not an on off switch, and the car next to you seemed to be fine. Letting the truck spin like that was asking for trouble.

    +1
     
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    Less launching RPM and/or roll into the throttle. If you start to head sideways let off.

    Not enough power for slicks IMO.
     
  13. OZ-T

    OZ-T All of those moments....will be lost.....in time

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    This

    Same concept as snow
     
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    Yeah i've done it in the middle of Main and 19th in my G8, two days after i bought it. Thank god i didn't hit anything.
     
  15. Detective_Dan

    Detective_Dan [OP] Bam-Ba-Lam

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    The car next to me "seemed to be fine" because he has drag slicks. Street tires on a track meant for slicks is no bueno. The ass end of the truck is so light that even 320ish hp is a lot o such a light rear end. If you were there that day you would understand.
     
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    If thats what you think thats fine. Truth of the matter is you messed up track was not a fault your driving ability was. Your lucky your lack of car control didn't take you in to the other lane where you could have ruined two peoples days.

    Sucks you crashed but worse is you refuse to admit acceptance for your mistake and that makes me think next time you will find the wall again. (well if your wife ever lets you back to the track)
     
  17. Detective_Dan

    Detective_Dan [OP] Bam-Ba-Lam

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    ok look kid, my driving ability is just fine. i tried regaining control with no luck. cars crash at the strip all the time. i just happened to be one of those unlucky few. im not refusing to admit anything, because there is nothing to admit.

    1. you wernt there so you cant say shit
    2. dont come into my thread accusing me of anything
    3. go troll somebody elses shit because you're annoying the fuck outta me
     
  18. Detective_Dan

    Detective_Dan [OP] Bam-Ba-Lam

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    thankyou

    i need some help from the willing so i can get parts on the cheap.
     
  19. whippersnapper02

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    You really need to take a breather. You are mad because you crashed already and you are letting words on a screen piss you off more. You crashed. Big f'n deal. As you said, people crash all the time so just get over it.

    Slicks will probably just increase the speed at which you crash. You just need to practice launching. Less RPM and roll into the throttle. I had no issues launching in 2wd with the stock tires.

    http://youtu.be/kDxpasWR0I4

    http://youtu.be/HcXIILBthPw

    Yes I had ALSD on. It is basically wannabe LSD. It was only triggered on the full throttle launch.

    Edit: I just noticed the blower. Ok maybe slicks will help but still you need to practice launching.
     
  20. Lucario Runner

    Lucario Runner Resident SUV racer

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