Close call

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Close call

Postby spencerforhire » Thu Jun 29, 2017 8:39 pm

This happened Sunday morning during qualifying; I had no idea how close I had come to being taken out until just now when I saw the video. I was told the guy in the other lane got out of shape and crossed the centerline, but I didn't know he almost hit me. Fast forward to about the 1:00 minute mark for my pass. I went 6.04 on a 6.00 dial; think I was #6 out of 40-some. The other car was dialed 5.20, and that .800 head start on the tree saved me; if the guy in the 'Vette had been beside a car with a similar ET, there would have been major carnage. He was completely in my lane about half track.
https://youtu.be/k3Xh66xeQc8
The "fleet"-
77 Vega Estate wagon- project(someday)will have TPI305/T-5, S-10 spindles/axles
72 Vega HB Drag Car -383/'Glide/9"(9.35@146.19)(5.94@117.28 1/8th)
76 Vega GT- 400/4spd/9" retired from active duty(rusty)
03 Silverado 2WD ex.cab (work truck/parts hauler)
04 Silverado 2WD ex.cab (retired)
06 Haulin' 20ft enclosed car transporter
93 Suburban- 350/4L60(retired)
00 Saturn SW2- wife's car
01 Saturn SC2- younger son's project
00 Saturn SL2- daughter's car
98 Saturn SW2- spare
and 3 more Saturn "parts cars"
Note- the very act of listing all of these has made me realize I have some kind of problem.....

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Re: Close call

Postby cjbiagi » Thu Jun 29, 2017 9:12 pm

Wow, count your blessings ....
Clyde.........75 Monza 2+2
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