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Old March 22nd, 2005, 12:42 AM
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what happens if....

You're going fwy speeds.....you have a OME lift, o/w stock suspension...

and one of your tires BLOWS?!?!?

would you simply die?

just wonderin....with the center of gravity and all....

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Old March 22nd, 2005, 01:06 AM
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nothing. You pull over and change it. I had a blowout going 85 in my last truck with 38in swampers and a 9in home-made lift.
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Old March 22nd, 2005, 08:18 AM
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Old March 22nd, 2005, 08:21 AM
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would you simply die?
That depends, do you know the air-speed velocity of an unladen swallow?
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Old March 22nd, 2005, 08:23 AM
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African or European?
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Old March 22nd, 2005, 08:33 AM
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Huh? I-- I don't know that. Auuuuuuuugh!
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Old March 22nd, 2005, 08:54 AM
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if the air spped of a swallow drops to much it ends up belly flopping into a 5ft deep mud hole
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Old March 22nd, 2005, 09:02 AM
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Wait a minute -- supposing two swallows carried it together?
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Old March 22nd, 2005, 10:45 AM
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hmmm......
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Old March 22nd, 2005, 12:05 PM
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I lost an entire rim and 36" tire on a Blazer once at about 65mph. The truck dropped down in the back and the tire passed me on the highway. I had no problems stopping actually. I did sit on the side of some moutainy highway for hours waiting for a tow though. That sucked.
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Old March 22nd, 2005, 02:47 PM
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I watched a full size Dodge pick up lose a 40+" front tire on a free way once. At first we thought the tire was a motorcycle changing lanes, it bounced into two cars as it went from one side of the highway to another before it took off into the median. The Dodge managed to pull onto the shoulder in control and when he stopped the disc rotor wasn't on the ground so I think it may have just roled on three wheels to a stop. As we passed I saw the guy looking at the front of his truck just laughing his head off.
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Old March 22nd, 2005, 09:57 PM
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yikes!
wow...good to hear no roll overs!
what happens if it's a front tire??????

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Old March 23rd, 2005, 12:17 AM
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Old March 23rd, 2005, 10:25 AM
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