worst mod in BW history
Date registered: Apr 2005
Vehicle: ML CLK Iridescent Hyundai Accent lol,GoPed Freightshaker & Volvo semi's, c'mawn?
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My little brush with death-or-4 wheelin' in an 18 wheeler
Another trip from hell.
So far, my shift tower popped out of the housing and I was stuck in 2nd. The shift stick all of a sudden just went limper than my penis when I fantasize about the house mother from Facts Of Life waltzing in the nude.
= $390 roadside service.
Next day it pops out again.
= $640 roadside service/replacement of shift tower.
Next, my trailer lights inexplicably went out and will need a comprehensive rewiring when I get home driving with my blinkers on.
The best part is as I was on my way to Laredo, I was doing 73 in the hammer lane when some jack-dick in a skateboard (flat-bed) who didn't know how to use a mirror decided to cut into my lane about 13 inches from my bumper....oh, and he was only doing about 63 mph.
I was empty (haulin' fencepost holes) so I mashed on the brakes but started to jackknife so my only recourse was to stop braking and go into the grassy, sloped median. Very few semis traveling at that rate of speed survive a rollover in such conditions but for some reason I was amazingly calm and kept the wheel straight and just let up on the accelerator holding it steady.
It was a rough ride and I told myself, "I'm gonna flip and die".
I kept rolling at an extremely high speed and was perplexed as to why I wasn't slowing down especially being empty. It was at that time that I realized I had thee clutch out and was in 10th gear,lol.
I finally got it stopped and the jack-dick kept going, believe it or not.
A guy (in an suv) did stop on the opposite shoulder, eyes as wide as frying pans as I gave him the thumbs up and the radio lit up with concerned truckers. I looked behind me and I had left a cloud of dust a mile and a half long, lol.