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So today, with my girlfriend i was taking her home after our minigolf and walk, some dude in a green 93 civic hatch with a fart cannon gold rims, and VTEK LOL
tried to be hardcore when I caught up to him.
We both pull side by side to the a stop sign, and he rev's. I look at my girlfriend she said kick his ass (yes she lets me race, never thought she would let me) so I acknowledge him, we both start on a roll then punch it. while hes in first I heard vtek kick in thinking sh.. im going to get my ass handed to me. He this second gear and i have the pedal to the floor in L and im ahead, so i'm thinking sweet im beating something for once, he hits third still givin er and i'm still ahead. Then I slowed as we approached a intersection cause my radar detector went off. He pulled up beside me with the look of defeate of getting beat by a caliber. I waved and left, he went to a parking lot to cry about his loss i think LOL.

I think the best part, his girlfriend was with him, my girlfriend thought I was going to lose so it wouldn't effect us either way, but i think his girlfriend is leaving him now LOL.
 

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nice! i love the run in with the civic's i ran into the same thing cept it was a 95 i think and dude had the exterior all done up and nothing in the engine and i have the R/T manual with exaust and C.A.I it was beautiful when his girl waved at me as they caught back up to the next light. good times =) i thought for sure he had more done to it but i suppose not
 

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Man, there's nothing better than a great Mopar love story. LMAO
 

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yeah, as soon as that happen im like to my girl I need to call Jesse and tell him about my kill. My friend Jesse owns 6 cars, used to have nine

His list is as follows (not listing years as i can't remember them exactly)
1980 Camaro RS
Dodge Rampage
Chrysler Newport
442
AMC AMX
AMC Javalen

he had a caddy cts, Ford ThunderTurd dodge avenger and a dodge caravan LOL


He owes me a beer now after i told him
 

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I too beat a civic riced out.. and pissed him off when i wouldnt let him get off an exit. lol
 

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Nice kill Cory!!! It must be a Civic thing. I too have a 90 something Civic notch on my belt LOL!!!
 

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Haha yeah David. Maby they think that our car isn't as fast as they think. I love when underdogs win a race.
Also just to those about safety, it was on an abandoned stretch of road, we were coming from minigolf, donm't know where they came from, I know the road ended about a km down so maby they were doin dirty stuff in that small civic. Don't know how, they woulda had to be outside the car
 

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I only do things like this on safe highways too. 4 lane with a center turn lane. 55 m.p.h. speed limits, nice and straight with no traffic. My races most of the time start at around 30 m.p.h. and i let off around 80 m.p.h., still a very safe speed for the road. I have also beat the much dreaded Ford Focus and also i think it was a 96 Mustang V-6. The Mustang was in bad running condition because it smoked like a diesel LOL!!!
 

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LOL i raced my friends van and won cause his engine died LOL
 

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Great stories Guys, I hate Jap crap and enjoy hearing stories of our Caliber Family smoking those foolish Civics.

Last night I beat an Acura RSX. It wasn't even close

Calibers > Any Japanese Ricer
 

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I don't like racing, but i can turn down something especially with the girl in the car LOL
 

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Back in the day I used to take on anyone, anytime with my '69 RoadRunner.
Nowadays with Ontario's new street racing law it's not worth the risk.



CARLOS OSORIO/TORONTO STAR
Officer Tom Doherty writes a ticket after he observed a motorist travelling 25 kp/h over the speed limit on Ninth Line in Oakville in this Toronto Star file photo. This time, it was just a ticket. As of midnight Saturday, if police nab anyone going 50 kp/h above the posted speed limit, they will impound your car and suspend your driver's licence for a week. There is no appeal.











As of 12:01 Sunday, police can take your car and suspend your licence if you're caught going 50 kp/h over the limit



Curtis Rush
Staff Reporter

Ontario's new street-racing law goes into effect on Saturday at midnight and OPP Sgt. Cam Woolley predicts "shock and awe" over the tough new provincial legislation.
If a driver is caught going 50 kilometres over the speed limit, police have the power to impound the vehicle for seven days, issue a minimum $2,000 fine and suspend your driver's licence for seven days.
And there is no right of appeal in the case of a suspension or impoundment, police say.
Safety officials are upbeat about the new law.
"This is going to be a good day for safety," Brian Patterson, president of the Ontario Safety League, said.
What a difference a day will make for many.
On Saturday, before the legislation kicks in, if you are caught going 160 km/h in a 100 zone, you would receive a summons to appear in court and be on your way.
A few hours later, when the legislation becomes law, that same offence will get your car impounded immediately "and you better get your bus pass out," according to Patterson.
Woolley said police have been looking for "an immediate consequence" for some time.
The way it is now, there are many court delays as well as plea bargains to get fines reduced and police felt somewhat handcuffed to mete out swift punishment and cut the carnage on the roads.
"With this law, you will lose your car up front," Woolley said. "That will have a tremendous effect."
The new law will be sweeping in breadth and is designed to catch everyone, not just teenage street racers, according to OPP superintendent Bill Grodzinski.
He expects to see penalties handed out to everyone from teenage drivers to "your 50-year-old businessmen in suits driving really expensive vehicles, sometimes with their families in them."
"This legislation is a pretty powerful tool," he said.
Patterson with the Safety League agrees.
"There are going to be some hot-rock racers upset and there will also be some upset BMW owners."
This new law, ushered in after several street-racing incidents led to crashes that killed innocent people this past summer, is the toughest piece of highway legislation in the country, according to Grodzinski.
"It came about because of the extraordinary carnage on our highways this past summer," he said.
Julian Fantino, commissioner of the OPP, points out that the new law applies to unsafe lane changes, tailgating and not driving to suit the conditions, such as going over the speed limit in a snowstorm and risking lives.
Infractions also include any kind of "stunt" driving, such as popping wheelies or doing "doughnuts" by spinning your vehicles.
Also falling under the law will be motorists who cut off another vehicle.
Motorists who have no intention of street racing could still be snared in the same trap if they aren't paying attention to their speed as they come off the highway.
"If a motorist is coming off the 400-series highway at 100 kilometres an hour and hits an 80-zone and then goes through a small town with a 50-zone, they will be 50 over the limit and will get their car impounded," Woolley said.
Affected will be everyone from couriers making deliveries to people racing to get to the drycleaners before it closes.
The upcoming Thanksgiving Day weekend will be a key barometer on how the new law will work, Woolley said.
The safety league's Patterson said he expects at least 300 vehicles to be impounded on that holiday weekend alone — based on previous statistics.
Police are warning people not to rush too fast to get to Thanksgiving Dinner.
"If somebody is rushing up to Thunder Bay and they get their car impounded going through Powassan, we'll take their car and they may not get a bus to Thunder Bay until Tuesday," Woolley said.
Cars will be impounded no matter if it's your vehicle or your employer's vehicle, police say.
Woolley said that impound lots are being cleared to make room for an upswing in business.
He said that last year, about 2,500 motorists were charged after being caught going 50 kilometres over the speed limit and the numbers are close to 5,000 when the other infractions covered under this law are factored in.
"We're serious about this law and we consider this fair warning," Woolley said.
Based on police accident reports, excessive speed contributes to more than 25 per cent of fatal crashes and close to 20 per cent of crashes with serious injuries, Fantino said.
 

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That's a stiff law. Where i live, we don't have to have catalytic converters and by the sound of car going by on the 4 lane highway i live 80 feet from, mufflers LOL!!! I'm against street racing, when it involves true 9 second 1/4 mile cars. When i run someone i always consider traffic conditions and the weather. My little runs don't last for more than 10 seconds because that is all the time it takes to know if my car or the other car is faster or not in a regular Caliber LOL!!! From a dead stop that is only 60 something m.p.h., and the speed limit on the road i use is 55 m.p.h. So it is still a safe speed for that section of highway.
We have several back roads where there is no traffic. At one place called warehouse road, a starting line is marked and a finish line is marked 1/8 mile away. This is where most people go run each other where i live. If so and so says my car is faster than yours and you say my car is faster than yours, you just tell them to meet you on warehouse road at a certain time and bring your witnesses so no one can lie about who won LOL!!! Sometimes the police go down there and watch, the way they look at it is "at least they aren't doing this on public streets".
 

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Like I said earliery I don't like to race.

I have the runs with my friend comin home from work, on a 70 zone we slow to fifty then go on a run to 90.
Its twenty over, and we slow back to 10 over after, its ussually just to see what his car has changed by using my car as a bench mark
 

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My wife is always picking on the young guys cars with our R/T.
 
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