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Old 06-08-2009, 01:42 PM
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my buddy just got this truck last weekend. he cranked it up last night and it made a hell of a boom and burnt to the ground.it already had a v8 in it but he just built a heck of a 355 for it. him and another buddy was going to put it in this coming up weekend. so now he is looking for another truck to put it in.




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Old 06-08-2009, 03:51 PM
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son of a bitch i bet hes mad
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Old 06-08-2009, 04:58 PM
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That suxxxxxx :!:
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Old 06-08-2009, 05:04 PM
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WOW Sorry to here about his loss! :cry: That does suck
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Old 06-08-2009, 05:29 PM
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holy kanolies, im glad no one was hurt or the garage burnt down
too, good luck bud 8)
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Old 06-08-2009, 07:40 PM
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did you guys figure out what caused the boom and then fire?
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Old 06-08-2009, 07:49 PM
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WOW, DID THE FIRE START IN THE CAB? SEEN A CAR GO UP BEFORE FROM OLD NON FUSED WIRES GOING TO A STEREO BEHIND A SEAT AND RUNNING UNDER CARPET.
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Old 06-09-2009, 06:32 AM
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I am trusting this was a street truck and not an uninsured race vehicle. I have always heard to let a vehicle fire burn to the ground. If someone is quick enough to put it out, the smell and wiring problems will last forever.

Sorry for your loss, Dave
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Old 06-09-2009, 09:14 AM
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I'm pretty sure that aint gonna buff out.

Sucks. I know a guy who lost a car on the way to the track cause an aluminum fuel line brokew and caught the motor on fire. All he saved off the car was one rim.
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Old 06-10-2009, 01:36 PM
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I fixed one burnt car in my 35 years of fixing cars. A 1981 Grand Prix. All was going well until I found the computer wiring harness. That was my first experience and the last. As far as the smell, I gutted the car completely, I mean everything and took it to a power wash and pressure washed all the air flow areas, cowl, everything I could wash and never got rid of the smell. I told the person I sold it to the previous owner was a fireman and that is why it smelled. (Just kidding)! Told them it had a slight overheating problem. (got ya again).
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