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post #1 of 54 Old 26th December 2005, 09:09 AM Thread Starter
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sunday decmeber 25th at 2:30am i was driving on Colverdale rd near hwy 1 when during spirited driving I lost control because I was going too fast and my beast ended up airbourne from 8 feet in to and thru someone's shed in their backyard. i am very glad to be alive as i missed a tree on both sode by 1 feet each. if i had hit either tree i would not be writing this thread. regarding my previous thread about parting with my beast, that was just to get inputs from everyone. now i guess i don't have a choice, i will not try to replace my beast as that car was special and exteremly sad to see it go. the car has been totaled and i will post pictures as soon as i go down to the yard and take pictures. i have come to love this board and all the events that i have been a part of. this maybe my last post. thank you all for all the advise and help you have given me during the last year. please invite me to any bay area m5 gatherings in the future.

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post #2 of 54 Old 26th December 2005, 09:18 AM
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Re: my beast - wrecked and totaled - RIP

Great of you to be so honest about what happened...many of us have been there at one time or another so this is a sobering reminder to exercise good judgement...the important thing is you're OK. Good luck!

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sunday decmeber 25th at 2:30am i was driving on Colverdale rd near hwy 1 when during spirited driving I lost control because I was going too fast and my beast ended up airbourne from 8 feet in to and thru someone's shed in their backyard. i am very glad to be alive as i missed a tree on both sode by 1 feet each. if i had hit either tree i would not be writing this thread. regarding my previous thread about parting with my beast, that was just to get inputs from everyone. now i guess i don't have a choice, i will not try to replace my beast as that car was special and exteremly sad to see it go. the car has been totaled and i will post pictures as soon as i go down to the yard and take pictures. i have come to love this board and all the events that i have been a part of. this maybe my last post. thank you all for all the advise and help you have given me during the last year. please invite me to any bay area m5 gatherings in the future.

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Good to see that you're OK.

Metal can be replaced but flesh can't!
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post #5 of 54 Old 26th December 2005, 10:34 AM
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dsc was on but xx mph it would have mattered.

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I just got back from X'mas vacation at downtown San Francisco, was it raining during that time? Because it rained on Sunday when we were on the way to Napa valley, rained pretty darn hard.

Sorry to hear about the incident, glad you are okay.

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post #6 of 54 Old 26th December 2005, 10:47 AM
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Lucky escape. Glad you are ok Sal. Everyone please take it easy out there!




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I've been all over the bay in the last few days, and it has been pouring! Good to hear you made it out safe and sound though.
Sorry to hear about the beast. Hind sight is 20/20, but hopefully this lesson can be applied to the future.

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Glad to hear you are ok , cars can be replaced, people cannot.

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post #9 of 54 Old 26th December 2005, 05:45 PM
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Sorry about your M5, and very happy that you were not seriously injured.

Have fun picking out the replacement, and let us know what it is!

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Re: my beast - wrecked and totaled - RIP

Sal, Sal Sal...

You are a lucky man. Just friggin' lucky.

My condolences.

and props for not 'weasling' about the cause....

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