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Crash Video

Postby gizmo » Mon Oct 27, 2008 7:08 pm

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FT7REHGvXyw

It looks like he accidently put the shifter into the wrong gate, right? I'm surprised he didn't bend a valve or worse...

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Re: Crash Video

Postby gizmo » Mon Oct 27, 2008 7:10 pm

Also, was it me, or did he purposely take it easy his first run. The second run didn't last long, obviously, but I felt that he was definitely more aggressive with the driving. I like watching videos like these.

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Re: Crash Video

Postby AHTOXA » Mon Oct 27, 2008 10:16 pm

Yeah, definitely sounds like a mis-shift.
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Re: Crash Video

Postby gizmo » Tue Oct 28, 2008 12:21 am

His first run seemed like he was just trying to feel things out. Seeing what gear he should keep and how late he could brake. My justification for that conjecture would be based on his second run, despite it being short, looked much more aggressive. I would argue that, had he not had an accident, that he probably would have gone faster.

With regard to damage, I'd say that he probably damaged the engine. It sounded like it was spinning in the red zone during that possible mis-shift.

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Re: Crash Video

Postby noob5,000,000 » Sat Nov 08, 2008 8:32 pm

Kind of late, but damn that sucks. I <3 Novas. And there's an FC at :33 :o
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