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Old 12-25-2014, 04:12 PM
 
Location: So. of Rosarito, Baja, Mexico
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Maybe I should refer to an incident back in 1944 that I recall or better yet a subject matter closer at hand like two weeks ago that people can relate too.
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Old 12-25-2014, 06:51 PM
 
Location: Northridge/Porter Ranch, Calif.
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I think 3-point seat belts and seats with proper head rests really changed things in the late 70's/80's. because those old 2-point lap belts and half back seats were known to cripple people or put kids head through the windshield or snap their necks and leave them paralyzed.
Actually, shoulder belts were required on new cars built after Jan. 1, 1968.
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Old 12-27-2014, 08:08 AM
 
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I always find it funny when they talk about a street race and then list the cars as an Accord and an Altima...yeah, there's a real race for ya.
Was thinking the same thing. The last street race I witnessed was a '70 Chevelle with a 468 and a bunch of spray against an '87 Grand National with big inch Duttweiler V6. The GN was giving the Chevelle 5 and the leave. This went down at about 4am on Outer drive in downtown Detroit. Crazy stuff seeing a blacked out Chevy dually and matching enclosed trailer pulling out of an alley in the ghetto then dropping out a badass GN. The GN ended up smoking the Chevelle...it was awesome seeing the GN just about drag the right rear bumper on the pavement and pass the Chevelle by the time he pulled second. That is what happens when you sucker a 10 second car with an 8 second one.
This was probably early 2000's
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