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Old 04-30-2013, 12:17 PM   #1
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Default Chevy 350 miata drift car fire

This video is making ways around facebook but some of you might have not seen it yet

My drift miata with a Chevy 350 bursts into flames

My name is shawn prince and i am 23 years old. I was/am building a Mazda miata drift car powered by a small block Chevy 350. I was super excited to start it.... I could not start with exhaust manifolds because they would not fit. I have to make my own.... But aside from that, I mounted in the car, via modified subframe and hooked a hoist on the rear to keep the engine level.... I hooked up all the fuel lines and gave it a go.... Resulted in a horrendous fire where I got 1st and 2nd degree burns all over my left arm and leg...
the reason for the fire is ignition timing was off and fuel pressure at the regulator was too high.... I killed fuel and spark and I kept turning the engine over so it would suck the fire back into the engine therefore extinguishing the fire but that didn't work and I did not have a fire extinguisher so I grabbed the hose....
I do not have insurance with my employer so that is why I am creating this.... to help me pay the burn clinic to treat me for my misfortune and for the time I am missing at my job to make money so I can live.
Any donations are more than welcome and much appreciated. Thank you.
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Had a little issue with the V8 Miata today

I almost reposted it this morning too
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This repost is almost as much fail as your turbine wheel falling off
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