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Zero to 1050 in 40 seconds

Team attempting to break 1000 mph on land. Awesome video simulation. Truly faster than a speeding bullet.

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The volume on that media player "goes to eleven"...

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The volume on that media player "goes to eleven"...
I noticed that yesterday, Dave - when Meese posted the same thang; and my eardrums are still not right!!! I usually don't check vol settings, butt I think I'll pay attention next time!!!
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I noticed that yesterday, Dave - when Meese posted the same thang; and my eardrums are still not right!!! I usually don't check vol settings, butt I think I'll pay attention next time!!!

Ya can't expect me to actually SEARCH the forum before I post, can ya?

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Ya can't expect me to actually SEARCH the forum before I post, can ya?
Nah, since you don't hibernate here like moi!!

Actually, wuz talkin' to Hoog tho, on the vol level. I had just taken the foam covers off my head speakers and positioned the darn thangs so they wouldn't droop - clicked on the link and BLAMM - that rocket on wheels got my attention!!!
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Can you believe Nigel Tufnel is a Baron, and married to Jamie Lee Curtis? Amazing.

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