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Old 06-14-2009, 01:52 AM   #1
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I've discovered a fun trick to do with my Camaro..

I've discovered a fun trick to do with my Camaro..

Lots of people seem to want to race. Some of these people are drving respectable cars and could probably come close to kicking my ass, but most are just people who added a noisy mufler to their cars and who now they they are "cool". Even worse these guys always think they have something to prove.

Do this:

The next time a dweeb is reving his engine and licking his chops at you challenging you to a race, take an agressive stance: Hold your steering wheel at the top so he can see it, drop your right hand to your shifter even if its an automatic, and look like you're ready to race too. Be subtle and cool about it though - after all, you're driving a Camaro. No need to show off.


And now... 3...2...1.... DO NOTHING!

When the light turns green watch watch him redline his engine and drive away like an idiot, while you gently press the gas and drive normally. Don't forget - you already won the COOL. No need to win the "Race". That sucker just spent $10 of gas in 5 seconds, caused $100 worth of damage to his gearbox, and with luck just earned himself a ticket.

Cool Trick!
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Old 06-14-2009, 01:58 AM   #2
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Old 06-14-2009, 02:00 AM   #3
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yep. best to destroy them Rice cakes at the track. no need for tickets, or tearing up our own rides.
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Old 06-14-2009, 02:03 AM   #4
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Ha i was in the same situation,obviously no with a camaro, but he was lookign at me (i was in the right lane mind u planning on turn right) and the light turned green i turned and he took off, before was able to come out of the turn i seen a copper turn on his lights that was hiding in a parking lot...
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Old 06-14-2009, 02:40 AM   #5
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Ha i was in the same situation,obviously no with a camaro, but he was lookign at me (i was in the right lane mind u planning on turn right) and the light turned green i turned and he took off, before was able to come out of the turn i seen a copper turn on his lights that was hiding in a parking lot...

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Old 06-14-2009, 03:18 AM   #6
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f that...im racing
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Old 06-14-2009, 03:46 AM   #7
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I've discovered a fun trick to do with my Camaro..

Lots of people seem to want to race. Some of these people are drving respectable cars and could probably come close to kicking my ass, but most are just people who added a noisy mufler to their cars and who now they they are "cool". Even worse these guys always think they have something to prove.

Do this:

The next time a dweeb is reving his engine and licking his chops at you challenging you to a race, take an agressive stance: Hold your steering wheel at the top so he can see it, drop your right hand to your shifter even if its an automatic, and look like you're ready to race too. Be subtle and cool about it though - after all, you're driving a Camaro. No need to show off.


And now... 3...2...1.... DO NOTHING!


When the light turns green watch watch him redline his engine and drive away like an idiot, while you gently press the gas and drive normally. Don't forget - you already won the COOL. No need to win the "Race". That sucker just spent $10 of gas in 5 seconds, caused $100 worth of damage to his gearbox, and with luck just earned himself a ticket.

Cool Trick!
exactly my plan lol
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Old 06-14-2009, 05:05 AM   #8
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Even better, let the guy slow down and meet you at the next light and give him a thumbs up that you are ready...and do it to him all over again and really make him look like a toolbox...
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Old 06-14-2009, 11:41 AM   #9
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I'm sure it's amusing, but you're better off not encouraging people to behave like jackasses, even if you aren't.

If that guy hits someone, you're going to feel partly guilty.
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Old 06-14-2009, 11:43 AM   #10
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Old 06-14-2009, 11:49 AM   #11
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I do the same except i dont drive off at all. I just sit in the intersect.
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Old 06-14-2009, 11:51 AM   #12
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ummmmm????????
This was an interesting post. Not really sure of the point. Is it kinda like throwing the footballl to your friend and instead of throwing it when you move your arm, you let the ball fall behind you.
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Old 06-14-2009, 12:15 PM   #13
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I've discovered a fun trick to do with my Camaro..

Lots of people seem to want to race. Some of these people are drving respectable cars and could probably come close to kicking my ass, but most are just people who added a noisy mufler to their cars and who now they they are "cool". Even worse these guys always think they have something to prove.

Do this:

The next time a dweeb is reving his engine and licking his chops at you challenging you to a race, take an agressive stance: Hold your steering wheel at the top so he can see it, drop your right hand to your shifter even if its an automatic, and look like you're ready to race too. Be subtle and cool about it though - after all, you're driving a Camaro. No need to show off.


And now... 3...2...1.... DO NOTHING!

When the light turns green watch watch him redline his engine and drive away like an idiot, while you gently press the gas and drive normally. Don't forget - you already won the COOL. No need to win the "Race". That sucker just spent $10 of gas in 5 seconds, caused $100 worth of damage to his gearbox, and with luck just earned himself a ticket.

Cool Trick!
That's what they did in the "Hyundai Accent" Commercial, where the guy & girl pull up to the light in their cars, rev the engines, and proceed calmly
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Old 06-14-2009, 12:46 PM   #14
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This has always been my plan once I get my car.. not going to stupid ass impromptu drag races on city roads.
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Old 06-14-2009, 12:49 PM   #15
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Great idea!
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Old 06-14-2009, 12:51 PM   #16
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I've discovered a fun trick to do with my Camaro..

Lots of people seem to want to race. Some of these people are drving respectable cars and could probably come close to kicking my ass, but most are just people who added a noisy mufler to their cars and who now they they are "cool". Even worse these guys always think they have something to prove.

Do this:

The next time a dweeb is reving his engine and licking his chops at you challenging you to a race, take an agressive stance: Hold your steering wheel at the top so he can see it, drop your right hand to your shifter even if its an automatic, and look like you're ready to race too. Be subtle and cool about it though - after all, you're driving a Camaro. No need to show off.


And now... 3...2...1.... DO NOTHING!

When the light turns green watch watch him redline his engine and drive away like an idiot, while you gently press the gas and drive normally. Don't forget - you already won the COOL. No need to win the "Race". That sucker just spent $10 of gas in 5 seconds, caused $100 worth of damage to his gearbox, and with luck just earned himself a ticket.

Cool Trick!
I used to do that in my 69', once in my friends El Camino he lurched and made the bonehead react and run a light right in front of a cop! too funny
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Old 06-14-2009, 01:00 PM   #17
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That's actually one of my favorite tricks! I do it to police officers who happen to be next to me @ stoplights all the time. Funny thing is, I think some of them actually think I'm going to peel off and allow myself to get pulled over !
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Old 06-14-2009, 01:09 PM   #18
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lol...ready, set, SIKE!
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Old 06-14-2009, 01:12 PM   #19
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Been doing this since, oh, around, 1969.

I find that just a bit of chirp of the tires at the light REALLY gets them going.

I have had a few real Richard Craniums even run the light cuz they thought I was going to punk them!

Ya know that their fragile little egos can't stand the thought of some bald headed ol' man waxing their a55.


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Old 06-14-2009, 01:22 PM   #20
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haha exactly!!! wonderful idea =)
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Old 06-14-2009, 01:26 PM   #21
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An even better trick is to drive it like it's mean to be driven..lol
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Old 06-14-2009, 04:00 PM   #22
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I already did this with a Mustang. The guy rolled down his window and said 'so... you ready to race"

I saw him coming and it was a V6 and im thinking "he cant be serious" but I repliied "no...I only got her two days ago and shes not broken in" but I still gave it the stance that I was gonna launch it. When the lights when green he just flew. I was actually pretty impressed with his performance but I just strolled off the line.'

All the cars that passed me waved and gave the thumbs up.

Its not always all about the launch and who wins the 0-60.
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Old 06-14-2009, 04:10 PM   #23
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while i would agree with this thread most of the time........sometimes u just gotta prove who the badest dog in the yard is. especially if there's an audience!

just remember, u gotta know what ur opponents got under the hood......
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Old 06-14-2009, 04:38 PM   #24
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Why have so many thought this was some kind of new idea?????
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Old 06-14-2009, 05:07 PM   #25
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A yellow Viper once came up to my dad while he was on the bike. My dad did the same thing, viper got a ticket about 50 ft away. Speed trap, thank god my dad didnt actually race him
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