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Old 05-05-2006, 09:42 PM   #1
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Blew a tire!

So I was going on a date with this hot chick and was all hyped up. While waiting for her in the parking lot, hit a curb with my front passenger wheel and tire. I punchured the sidewall and completely blew it dry. After I heard the air come out I stopped as quick as possible,probably about 20 feet away from curb. Could I have bent the wheel in those 20 feet?
What a date,staying in a parking lot changing my wheels,granted we cruised for a few minutes to make sure the spare was put on right.
Two hours after we parted ways I get a text from her trying to get a reaction out of me saying"Your car isnt that tight anymore now that it has a spare". All the pain and trouble but yet I still love the car.
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Old 05-06-2006, 06:09 AM   #2
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Unless that 20 feet had really sharp bumps or potholes, you're probably ok. The rim still had the flat tire as a cushion right?

Re: text message. Sounds like the girl has a sense of humor. Either that or she is a gold-digging ********************.
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Old 05-06-2006, 06:30 AM   #3
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I would have the wheel re-balanced. If you DID do any damage, it will show up there assuming you have a skilled guy do thw work.

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Re: text message. Sounds like the girl has a sense of humor. Either that or she is a gold-digging ********************.
She has a sense of humor, and now jokes with me about what happened. I tell her to go wash her car,she tells me I have no place to talk,all four wheels on my car dont match at the momet. Somehow I think the blown out tire was a blessing.
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Old 05-06-2006, 12:41 PM   #5
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Blinkwatt, I think you should ask her to marry you!

Now, I hope you were not drinking and driving. When you say you were "hyped up"...it got me kinda concerned! I may be just out-of-touch with your generation's lingo.
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Blinkwatt, I think you should ask her to marry you!

Now, I hope you were not drinking and driving. When you say you were "hyped up"...it got me kinda concerned! I may be just out-of-touch with your generation's lingo.
Ha,hopefully I never get married till I have my career locked up.

Nope I was not drinking and driving. I don't do that,not my cup of tea,waste time,money and I lost three friends in high school that way. Getting "hyped up" means getting excitied,energized.I finally decided to take a break from all the cute girls I can take home to my parents,kinda like going from a BMW 325 to a M3.
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Are you saying that this one is strictly "test drive" material?
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Old 05-07-2006, 01:11 AM   #8
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Oh, one technical matter: you MUST now get the front end aligned. It's guaranteed that the impact would have knocked the alignment out of wack and your front tire(s) will be wearing away much faster.
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Blinkwatt, I think you should ask her to marry you!

Now, I hope you were not drinking and driving. When you say you were "hyped up"...it got me kinda concerned! I may be just out-of-touch with your generation's lingo.
Geez, BM.... how old are you??
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To me it sounds like you purposely hit the curb to blow the tire so you could have an excuse to 'park'. It was a lonely, dark parking lot, after all - nobody around. Oh darn, guess we'll have to wait here for a couple hours until AAA shows up...hmmm...

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To me it sounds like you purposely hit the curb to blow the tire so you could have an excuse to 'park'. It was a lonely, dark parking lot, after all - nobody around. Oh darn, guess we'll have to wait here for a couple hours until AAA shows up...hmmm...

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If the only way that you can get a Girl to Park with you is to destroy a $300 Tire, you definitely need to work on your technique!

Besides, trying to Get it On in a Boxster is no way to treat a Lady. For the same $300, you could have had a nice Hotel Room and Room Service!...

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Or a cheap hotel room and a handful of roofies. Har har har.
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Hi,

If the only way that you can get a Girl to Park with you is to destroy a $300 Tire, you definitely need to work on your technique!

Besides, trying to Get it On in a Boxster is no way to treat a Lady. For the same $300, you could have had a nice Hotel Room and Room Service!...

Happy Motoring!... Jim'99
To be honest,if I would have known I would have gotten a flat tire I would not have gone.
Any one who has tried to get it on in their Boxster knows how frustrating it can be. You would think Porsche would take this into consideration when their cars draw soo much attention from gold diggers.

MNBoxster do you typre "Happy Motoring!... Jim'99" at the end of every post?
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Attention from gold diggers? Maybe I shouldn't be in SoCal or something--the Boxster is not a gold-ticket item out here.
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Attention from gold diggers? Maybe I shouldn't be in SoCal or something--the Boxster is not a gold-ticket item out here.
I heard Porsches and Ferraris are common in Southern California. Here in Northern California, a Porsche is a "exotic" car,I draw all types of attention from women,young,old,white,black,you name it, it's GREAT conversation starter. Now it doesnt help that along with the best looking car in my area I happen to be the best looking guy.
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