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      01-05-2008, 04:01 PM   #1
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Professional driver. Don't try this at home!

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      01-05-2008, 05:32 PM   #3
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seen this b4 but it get s better every time i watch it....

true story at a local auto x at giants stadium someone lost one wheel...luckily it was an old crx
but it sounded horrible!
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      01-05-2008, 05:35 PM   #4
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I'm guilty of losing a wheel at autocross. I was using 5mm non-hubcentric spacers, and it put too much strain on the lugbolts. I sheared one bolt about halfway through my run, and the rest went pop-pop-pop-pop, and the car dropped to the ground, and my driver's side rear wheel went flying past me. The car was going about 60mph around a sweeper.

Not good.

Don't use non-hubcentric spacers on BMWs. :biggrin:
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      01-05-2008, 06:05 PM   #5
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True story at a local auto x at giants stadium someone lost one wheel...luckily it was an old crx
but it sounded horrible!
I worked at Santa Monica BMW for several years. I once sold a 3 Series to a customer that wanted a different manufacturers tires than were on the one he purchased so the service dept. swapped all 5 with another new 3er from our inventory. The guy headed out the driveway happier than a pig in shit and made it about a 100 ft. down the boulevard before the right rear wheel fell off.
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hmmm i don't see the vid on that page
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