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Old August 29th, 2006, 01:48 PM
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watch your blind spot

I don't mind having people admire my D-90, but I have learned that you really have to pay attention to your blind spot when turning or changing lanes. I have been surprised to find a number of gawkers driving parallel to me but in my blind spot admiring my truck and of course it can be so loud inside that I had no clue anyone was even near me!
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Old August 29th, 2006, 02:00 PM
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have a bumpersticker made that says "get your own!" and slap it on the side in that spot!
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Old August 29th, 2006, 05:21 PM
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This happens to me ALL THE TIME, especially when I need to move over to get off an exit on the freeway.
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Old August 30th, 2006, 01:17 PM
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glad I am not alone! Florida drivers are bad enough without having to worry about someone shadowing me at 65 mph
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Old August 30th, 2006, 01:19 PM
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Very true about the florida drivers, not to mention trying to keep up with I-95 traffic in the D90 is a pedal to the floor ordeal
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Old August 30th, 2006, 01:23 PM
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Wink

what's your 90 doing in Boca...retired or on vacation? haha
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Old August 30th, 2006, 05:30 PM
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No, living in boston is not condusive to owning a car (both in terms of parking and my wallet). SO my dad drives it around and fills it with mulch, dirt, and flowers when he is redoing our lawn. It also hates cold weather like me!
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Old August 30th, 2006, 06:15 PM
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Weak excuse.

Get some convex mirrors and you won't have that problem.
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Old August 30th, 2006, 07:35 PM
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Weak excuse.

Get some convex mirrors and you won't have that problem.

I`ve got the convex mirrors, still got this tiny little blind spot towards the rear passengers side
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Old August 30th, 2006, 08:00 PM
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I`ve got the convex mirrors, still got this tiny little blind spot towards the rear passengers side
i turn my head...
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Old August 30th, 2006, 08:10 PM
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it's not a question of turning my head which I do of course, it's the surprise of seeing someone sneak up from nowhere to check you out when you thought the coast was clear
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Old August 30th, 2006, 09:03 PM
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i turn my head...
Actually, thats not true since I drive 60 in the far right lane like a wuss. I'm just trying to bust Nates nuts.
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Old August 30th, 2006, 09:20 PM
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you reach 60? you mad man!
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Old August 31st, 2006, 01:49 AM
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That spot ALWAYS gets me when i`m trying to move over to my right and there is a car towards my rear corner. Since I moved to LA and deal with the bullsh*t 101/110 intersection every day, it has become absolutely infuriating
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Old August 31st, 2006, 07:02 AM
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Same problem here, worse in a 110.
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