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Discussion in 'The Hokey Ass Message Board' started by HealeyRick, May 16, 2011.

  1. Flat-Foot
    Joined: Jul 1, 2010
    Posts: 1,704

    from Locust NC

    Agreed. I work wrecks frequently and the younger people are the worst.
  2. 1971BB427
    Joined: Mar 6, 2010
    Posts: 5,644

    from Oregon

    He seems pretty calm. Maybe it isn't his hotrod? I know if it was mine I wouldn't be so calm.
  3. Slick Willy
    Joined: Aug 3, 2008
    Posts: 3,010

    Slick Willy

    ^^^Nah, its his...Im pretty sure he flips older cars, hes usually got a couple muscle cars right there for sale as rod33 on here had that car, the guy bought it painted it red and had it for sale the same day... the car sat under a tarp all winter in the driveway. Im not sure there was a ton-of-love for that car from the owner, but I may be wrong...still sucks to see it crushed...
  4. When there are cameras on you its pretty easy to keep the rage in. I wonder if he owns a punching bag.
  5. Jimv
    Joined: Dec 5, 2001
    Posts: 2,925


    If he bought it to flip it then it was a easy sale!! Now he can get the money & buy another one to sell, driver did him a big favor.
    Also i could never understand how" beating his ass' would solve anything or bring back anything? besides how does anyone know that you wouldn't get your ass beat? then it would be double heartbreak!!lol
  6. Rick Sis
    Joined: Nov 2, 2007
    Posts: 710

    Rick Sis
    from Tulsa OK

    Aww c'mon guys, cars , houses, bikes and such are of little value these days. The real concern is whether the text message made it through!
  7. Mr48chev
    Joined: Dec 28, 2007
    Posts: 26,773


    It doesn't look like a street/road that most guys would try to "see what the new buggy will do" on so it either had to be medical or stupidity. The guy who owns the car, bike and house probably doesn't look that excited or upset because he is figuring that he is going to get full asking price out of the car and bike and get his house redone in the process.
    I wonder if the guy didn't hit the pole, slam the car in reverse and floor it to back up to get out of there and have it get away from him. That would be my line of thinking on it.
  8. i sold the car a year and a half ago started building it in 89 part of the family till i sold it thought he bought because he wanted a hot rod to drive hard to digest this after seeing it sit outside glad somebody did not get hurt in the house car or walking down the street it is a busy road
  9. he may have been drunk not for me to say you can go to the patriot ledger for that update
  10. coolbreeze1340
    Joined: Aug 18, 2009
    Posts: 1,342

    from Indiana

    It is a plot from the government to eliminate Hot Rods! They are still trying to help the automakers by crushing more cars. They have a list of all the old stuff that no one turned in for "cash for clunkers" and they are starting a more aggressive approach to removing old "junk".......... excuse me I think it is time for my meds.
  11. the guy that owns it is ken not sure if they talked to him
  12. a guy I know slipped and fell on his keeyster on the ice, got up, got into his car thinking only his butt hurt, drove for about 4 blocks then promptly passed out and plowed into a house at full throttle. No drugs, no texting, just circumstance..... no one was injured thankfully
  13. general gow
    Joined: Feb 5, 2003
    Posts: 6,243

    general gow
    Staff Member

    john, sorry to see your car end this way. i know you had decided to move on from it to get other i stuff done, but dont think you imagined this for it...
  14. dannyego
    Joined: Mar 12, 2008
    Posts: 1,387


    dang, bummer for that dude but I wish someone would plow into my car and house, or burn it down or a tree would fall on it. I would take the money and run!!!
  15. rustyford40
    Joined: Nov 20, 2007
    Posts: 2,168

    from Mass Bay

    it was a 47 year old drunk
  16. fts55
    Joined: Dec 24, 2009
    Posts: 578

    from guthrie ok

    You can never go home again........especially in that car. R.I.P
  17. redlinetoys
    Joined: May 18, 2004
    Posts: 4,302

    from Midwest

    Man, that little rod took a hit! Wouldn't want to have gotten "T" boned while riding in it.

    The first thought in my head was an angry spouse AIMING for the rod!
  18. somebody said the frame is bent bad
  19. Sad thing :(
    Hope insurance helps...
  20. Frank
    Joined: Jul 30, 2004
    Posts: 2,321


    An old man across the alley from a house on our street was backing in reverse one day and mixed up his brake and gas and floored it in reverse through the house behind him. Through the fence, small tree, kitchen, living room and out the front brick wall into a tree on the other side of the road. Luckily the house was for sale and empty. He never blacked out, he just probably had no business driving.

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