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Was bath day..spent a good 2 hours in the garage with the owners manual, mr color chip, new plate holders removing the dealership brand off the back and front of my car. Did the glass, microfibered her.. she was ready to drive. Spent another half an hour adjusting the new nav and sound system. Im ready to go..

The SECOND I pull onto the highway what happens? A baby blue lexus suv has to cut me off and make it into the merge lane ahead of me [even though we're still both on the on ramp. Not more than 5 seconds later the guy cuts me off, and is so worried about watching me in his rear view mirror that he swerves onto a guard rail off of the lane and dings his own paint job.

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cool!!!! no pics?


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Lol, that will teach him to be in a hurry.
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cool!!!! no pics?
pics of what? my girl? she's dirty..but ill upload some now


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no, of the accident. i thought you were going to enter the rotm?


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Too bad dash cams aren't more popular in the states.
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I wouldnt drive without one now. Best thing I bought
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ohhhhhhhhhhh I wish I had one! Sadly I do not. Most people here do not have dash cams unless you're law enforcement


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I would have loved to witness that! Way to go!!! Right now i'm using a mounted droid while awaiting a GoPro...

I enjoy watching Jon's video's.
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Strategically speaking...I would rather see a Lexus bite a guardrail in my rear view mirror than in front of me.....that debris can be harmful to SLK tires you know!

Seriously, I've had people cut me off on purpose while I'm driving the SLK.....but never when I'm in the big Ford truck. I don't get the mentality of risking one's safety to make a juvenile point....as if there is a point to make? I would guess this sort of stupid behavior is inversely proportional to intelligence!
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Just continuing my driving thread stories. Todays story happened at 7am on the way to work. I was at a red light and an older gentleman was crossing the street in the middle of the road instead of the crosswalk, so he had to walk around the front of the car. He stopped, he smiled while scoping it out and he said "nice car ma'am" with the biggest smile. What a cutie patootie.


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Just continuing my driving thread stories. Todays story happened at 7am on the way to work. I was at a red light and an older gentleman was crossing the street in the middle of the road instead of the crosswalk, so he had to walk around the front of the car. He stopped, he smiled while scoping it out and he said "nice car ma'am" with the biggest smile. What a cutie patootie.

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The SECOND I pull onto the highway what happens? A baby blue lexus suv has to cut me off and make it into the merge lane ahead of me [even though we're still both on the on ramp. Not more than 5 seconds later the guy cuts me off, and is so worried about watching me in his rear view mirror that he swerves onto a guard rail off of the lane and dings his own paint job.

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The Lexus driver had a premonition & knew someone was going to hit the gaudrail, after seeing your car all sparkling clean & shiny, he did it himself.
Or was it the glare from your newly cleaned car that blinded him
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This is why you need a dash cam. How that taxi missed that little Ford Kia God knows
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It's on the list.. it's at the bottom of a loooooooong list .
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Or did you use your Jedi mind tricks & will him into the guard rail
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