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Old 04-22-2007, 04:09 AM   #1
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my car....flames.....

So tonight i was leaving a friends house to a party, when my car desides to have a gas leak and blow up..... I was driving to a party, when i noticed the rpm's wouldn't go higher and i was pushing the gass pedel to the floor, so i down-shifted to get the rpm's to shoot back up and when i did nothing happened so i pulled over. When i did so i turned the flashers on and when i did the car busrt into flames on the passenger's side of the car my best friend Rachelle was in the car and she was soo shocked that I had to basically get her out of the car about 5 seconds; soon after we got out the car, it burst into flames like a burnt piece of steak.....the fire department said it was a gass leak..



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my car is origonally a grey color but now its white..the headers burnt off....







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Old 04-22-2007, 04:15 AM   #2
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holey ****!~! I hope no one was hurt?
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Old 04-22-2007, 04:19 AM   #3
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WTF! WOW! OMG!@#*&#$(# Thats SO UNREAL, is that possible, thats crazy, im glad to hear everybodys alive, that seriously needs to go under investigation. Wow... im am... sppeechless, thats so crazy, omg i can't stop looking at those pictures, is that even real? omg omg omg, crazy...
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Old 04-22-2007, 04:22 AM   #4
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WTF?! Ditto on the hope everyone is OK.
Stock or modded? Just wondering if something that was done might have caused it - to save others the same fate.
Damn that is terrible looking.
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Old 04-22-2007, 04:34 AM   #5
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glad no one was hurt... first story of this, seems to be an isolated situation. i'm guessing the 8 was modded. glad though everyone was okae.
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Old 04-22-2007, 06:10 AM   #6
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WT..? i thought it was another shoot flame thread.. glad you're ok..
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Old 04-22-2007, 06:49 AM   #7
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Whoa! I opened this thread thinking I would see a fancy flame paint job. Glad to hear that you both got out in time. That is not a good way to die.
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Old 04-22-2007, 07:06 AM   #8
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i opened this thread thought it was flame coming out of exhaust ....


DAMN...if it is stock...mazda is going to be paying some BIG $$ to you....
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Old 04-22-2007, 07:28 AM   #9
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Holy crow! I hope you're both ok! WOW!
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Old 04-22-2007, 07:53 AM   #10
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You said "the headers burnt off". Are you reffering to a mod?
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Old 04-22-2007, 08:32 AM   #11
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Old 04-22-2007, 08:38 AM   #12
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Arson is a good way to cast off a supposed lemon. Of course maybe one of your rotors cracked again.

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Old 04-22-2007, 10:04 AM   #13
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WOW. good thing you guys got out in time.. that's scary.
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Old 04-22-2007, 10:06 AM   #14
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yah fire deparment said it was a fuel leak... i remeber getting out of the car and there is a 20 ft line going back of fire... like in back to the feauture...
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Old 04-22-2007, 10:08 AM   #15
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and yes we got out ok... but if we were there another 5 secs... we'd be toast.
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Wow, I am speechless. Glad you're ok!
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Old 04-22-2007, 10:24 AM   #17
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Old 04-22-2007, 10:32 AM   #18
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I cleaned the images up a bit so we could see more detail. I'm suprised the windshild did not break out.

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Old 04-22-2007, 10:49 AM   #19
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glad no one was hurt... first story of this, seems to be an isolated situation. i'm guessing the 8 was modded. glad though everyone was okae.
Not quite the first. Remember arosenkrans a few months back? Hers spontaneously combusted while parked. I believe they traced it to a fuel leak in the engine compartment.

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Coils are burnt!
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Old 04-22-2007, 11:12 AM   #21
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Based on all the work you said your 8 had it is official...my 8 is a P.O.S.
there is a good chance someone made a mistake on the third engine you had put in.

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Old 04-22-2007, 11:26 AM   #22
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Holy crap
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Old 04-22-2007, 11:48 AM   #23
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OMG ! I'm so sorry
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Old 04-22-2007, 11:52 AM   #24
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o yes i agree with the mistake... and here are some better pics...
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Click the image to open in full size. at the top right of the picture is the hood... burnt to discombobulation.... o and part of the hood was left on the Freeway...

Click the image to open in full size. my car is orgianl ti-grey

Click the image to open in full size. bumper burnt off.

Click the image to open in full size.engine bay...

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Old 04-22-2007, 11:59 AM   #25
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holy ****!!
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