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Old 06-02-2010, 03:06 AM
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Today i had a customer come by my shop to pick up some equipment he was renting for an outdoor event for a worthwhile 'non-profit' organization.
He see's my Ram parked by the OH door and says "Nice Truck, Is that Yours?" Proudly I reply "YES!". He proceeds to ask all the usual questions about how I like it, is that a NAV unit, is this one of those trucks with the heated steering....etc. etc. So eventually, without any coaxing whatsoever, I ask if he wants to go for a ride. ZERO HESITATION - YES!!!
Off we go.
Drive out to quiet part of the highway where I can give him a taste of the Hemi acceleration, and there it is.....10-30-50-80-120-160kph, I back off....after all the speed limit was 80kph, and was double that, and very quickly. Man was he impressed! Asked more of the usual questions, what is the top end, how far can you go a tank when giv'n er, etc...etc. Total him I didn't know yet, as I still hadn't actually opened it up yet, whated to take it easy until it was fully broken in. So, back to he shop, grab the stuff he was taking and carry it out the front door for him and put it in the back seat of ....... his unmarked highway interceptor!

If your going to show off your truck.....it's not a bad idea to find out who you are actually talking to. AND not all police officers, wear a traditional uniform!

I did not get ticketed....I avoided bring the subject up...just tried to play it like all was completely normal, but I think he saw the cool calm look on my face when I realized what the car and he were.
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Old 06-02-2010, 03:18 AM
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now the look on your face could have been almost priceless!!!!
coulda been pulling one of them homer simpson moments with a little ol "DOH"

Guess you won't be doing that again anytime soon!!

But hey he coulda told u when u were up at 160, coulda been a mess left on the highway after you were finished cleaning out you pants hahaa
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Old 06-02-2010, 03:26 AM
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Telling me at 160 probably would have been....undesirable!


But you know....I think he actually really liked the run. After all, he does drive an interceptor, so he's just gotta like speed, at least when it's smooth, in-control, and where there is no other traffic.

I'd go out and buy a Lottery ticket, but I think I used up all my luck in 30sec.
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wow but now he knows to look for you
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bwahahahahaha

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That's too funny! He must have enjoyed every second of you speeding like that and thinking "Ha! Wait until he takes a look at my police interceptor."
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Haha, that's a great story!!!
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Hey, that's a great story. Thanks for sharing that.
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