Portland bumper cars

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  1. syscom3

    syscom3 Pacific Historian

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    Haha :lol: The idiots who thought they could get over it by going fast!
     
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    The last car with FWD showed how its done opposed to all the dummies using SUVs. Brakes locked on wheels turned great combo.
     
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    yep good ole big city in my state.........the goofs. ya need chains to get in or out. we have the same slick crap here in the south part of the state. it's clearing out just in time for the verglas to form and then the hwy dept to add the rock for black ice ....... bozo's, we've had at least 1-3 deaths daily since last wednesday in my little area of craziness and 4 x 4's.

    c'mon you're not driving fast enough, run up that hill will ya and then overturn and get stuck going the wrong way in the on-coming lane.

    there are at least 5 roads closed in my section of the sphere
     
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    the lancaster kicks ass Active Member

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    sorry i know people could've been hurt but that's damn funny!
     
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    now how do i save just the video? save target as only saves the playlist..........
     
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    you are so right ............Oregonians not thinking ...... with as many weird slopes that there are in Portland, you would think the locals would put on chains !

    ah no, oooooooh I'll grease up my dress or my suit.
     
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    why did so many people even try it!
     
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    because they are stupid ........ am not even sure what was down in the intersection but business they probably parked and walked, slipping on and off the streets. Portland downtown is quite compacted. I lived in the area 4 years, four years I would like to forget
     
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    My son came home today with a similar story about a slight hill at school. Slick hill. Car A attempts hill. Car B follows right behind. Car A slides into Car B. Sad part is that contracted buses were not allowed to let students out of bus until they were in "official bus" lot. Son said they sat in bus watching dumb parent shenanigans for 20mins until they could enter bus lot about 100yds in front of them. Ugh.

    I hate lawyers. :evil3:
     
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    people are funny :)
     
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    BBBRrrraaahahahahahahha. That was funny. Silly people with cars on ice.
     
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    they must have been thinking "uh-oh we are sliding on ice let's accelerate and get out of it quicker!"
     
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    or ........... we're screwed .............
     
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    The latter. You could tell the guy in the SUV just concluded that what the hell might as well gun it.
     
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    You could tell what he was thinking; " I'm in a big bad SUV, nothing can hurt me". dumbass.
     
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    i know most of the problems with ice comes from the slippery aspect but which is it better to have, a high or low ground pressure? best to have a tracked vehicle or thin tires?
     
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    In the WRC they use narrow tires with studs in.
     
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