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Old 04-20-2009, 10:42 AM   #1
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Old 04-20-2009, 10:43 AM   #2
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Time for some 6UL gen II's
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happens to me all the time :-/
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I have to start in 3rd gear or that happens.
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Meh, at least it was only one :P

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Whoa. At least it happened in spectacular fashion. No halfway for that guy. Hey guys, watch my wheel explode!

That RX7 vid always makes me laugh. I can watch it over and over and it never gets any less funny.
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lol I remember seeing that rx7 vid...priceless!
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lol, was'nt expecting all four!
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that RX7 vid is great
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That rx7 guy is local round here. Supposedly got the wrong lugs.

He's also supposedly a nice buy dumbass dude.
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I always wondered what the story was with that...

So wrong lugnuts? Size? Thread pitch?

Still crazy to watch every time...talk about damage!
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Any possibility there's a high-res version of the original pic I could snag?
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You have got to be a real dumb *** to install the "wrong lug nuts".

I mean, come on, don't you feel as you are installing them that there is a bit too much play or the opposite...they just too tight and don't thread in properly.

As far as the photo from the OP...wow, that was a photographers dream right there! Great photo!
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You have got to be a real dumb *** to install the "wrong lug nuts".

I mean, come on, don't you feel as you are installing them that there is a bit too much play or the opposite...they just too tight and don't thread in properly.

As far as the photo from the OP...wow, that was a photographers dream right there! Great photo!
You'd think that.. my friend who is a self proclaimed "DSM kid" put the wrong lugs on one side of his car before I stopped him, he completely destroyed the studs, couldn't get the correct lugs on. So logically he puts the wrong lugs back on since they now "fit". This guy also rolls around without a thermostat because it's too expensive/hard to change...

He someday hopes build his car up by himself to 600WHP
We dont talk much anymore.
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That RX-7 video is pretty old, and from what I remember he bought those wheels/tires right before the video, and the shop installed the wrong lug nuts, whoops.
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I heard the lugs were the english size and they threaded on and tightened down but didn't hold (clearly).
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The shop gave him the wrong lug nuts. Not the owners fault.
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Way to bring back a dead thread noob... have you introduced yourself in the meet and greet, Bet you didn't god read the rules. Post your location in your info and what vehicle you own.........
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Oh, anytime. Let me see if i can find any more.
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Are you on Crack? you've got the ban stick up your alley, GO INTRODUCE yourself and quite being a smart assed maggot!!
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