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      08-22-2011 01:29 AM #596
      I'm getting compared to a kid. Great. When I was that age I was already in the marine corps.
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      08-22-2011 01:33 AM #597
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      I'm getting compared to a kid. Great. When I was that age I was already in the marine corps.
      I believe you missed the joke Mr. Maintenance.

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      08-22-2011 01:40 AM #598
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      I believe you missed the joke Mr. Maintenance.
      I guess I did. I'm on my 30th hour without sleep. Breaking down ****ed up my sleep before work.
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      08-22-2011 01:42 AM #599
      Quote Originally Posted by .Ant View Post
      I guess I did. I'm on my 30th hour without sleep. Breaking down ****ed up my sleep before work.
      I know that feel.

      I couldn't fall asleep yesterday so I'll be up for atleast 30 before I get to go back to bed.
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      08-22-2011 06:53 AM #600
      Quote Originally Posted by i3rent View Post
      I know that feel.

      I couldn't fall asleep yesterday so I'll be up for atleast 30 before I get to go back to bed.
      I had insomnia for a bit, it sucks only getting 1 hour of sleep a day. you don't think very well and get very agitated very easily.
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      08-22-2011 12:56 PM #601
      Just got a call from my buddy saying my car is fixed. I have to ride my little brothers bike to the shop since all my friends are at work.
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      08-22-2011 01:01 PM #602
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      08-22-2011 01:02 PM #603
      Quote Originally Posted by .Ant View Post
      Just got a call from my buddy saying my car is fixed. I have to ride my little brothers bike to the shop since all my friends are at work.

      All i wanna see is you riding down DA BLOCK like d-bo from friday

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      08-22-2011 02:46 PM #604
      Riding the bike didn't work. The bike was so small it might as well had training wheels. I made it half way down my street and said fck no. I drove to the shop, paid my buddy and grabbed my keys. I'll get it tonight when my buddy gets off work.
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      08-22-2011 02:54 PM #605



      Old picture. AHAHAHAHAHAHAHHAHA!
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      08-22-2011 03:50 PM #606
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      08-22-2011 03:57 PM #607
      Quote Originally Posted by .Ant View Post



      Old picture. AHAHAHAHAHAHAHHAHA!

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      08-22-2011 04:04 PM #609
      Quote Originally Posted by .Ant View Post
      Riding the bike didn't work. The bike was so small it might as well had training wheels. I made it half way down my street and said fck no. I drove to the shop, paid my buddy and grabbed my keys. I'll get it tonight when my buddy gets off work.
      try not to set it on fire again. please?
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      08-22-2011 04:20 PM #610
      so why did it decide to start a fire? i didnt find it when i looked through the thread.
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      08-22-2011 04:37 PM #611
      Quote Originally Posted by Twilliams83 View Post
      so why did it decide to start a fire? i didnt find it when i looked through the thread.
      Exhaust completely broke off at the down pipe. The heat from the exhaust gases set the firewall on fire.
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      08-22-2011 06:16 PM #612
      This is why I'm not sure I should even release antilag haha.

      Too many kids like Ant running around trying to show off hahahaha

      What kind of exhaust did you have?

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      08-22-2011 07:02 PM #613
      Eurojet 3" tbe.
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      08-22-2011 07:05 PM #614
      Weak exhaust maybe?
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      08-22-2011 07:09 PM #615
      Quote Originally Posted by Gonzzz View Post
      Weak exhaust maybe?
      It broke at a weld so I'm guessing a shtty weld.

      Just picked the car up and it works. Now I just need to remove the firewall liner sht.
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      08-22-2011 10:29 PM #616
      Anyone have any insight on why the firewall liner is flammable?
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      08-22-2011 10:35 PM #617
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      08-22-2011 10:37 PM #618
      Quote Originally Posted by .Ant View Post
      Anyone have any insight on why the firewall liner is flammable?
      maybe there was oil or other flammable crap all over it?
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      08-22-2011 10:48 PM #619
      Quote Originally Posted by oakdub View Post
      maybe there was oil or other flammable crap all over it?
      It burned from the firewall out.
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      08-22-2011 10:58 PM #620
      Quote Originally Posted by .Ant View Post
      It burned from the firewall out.


      i dont know much about firewalls but im pretty sure they shouldn't be catching on fire.
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      08-22-2011 11:01 PM #621
      Quote Originally Posted by oakdub View Post


      i dont know much about firewalls but im pretty sure they shouldn't be catching on fire.
      Exactly
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      08-22-2011 11:20 PM #622
      It was your flame thrower kit that caught on fire not your firewall... Duh!
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      08-22-2011 11:21 PM #623
      Quote Originally Posted by Gonzzz View Post
      It was your flame thrower kit that caught on fire not your firewall... Duh!
      I always forget about that.
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      08-22-2011 11:27 PM #624
      Gonzo is it possible for you to write out my sai and that other sht so I can still pass emissions if I delete it?
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      08-22-2011 11:43 PM #625
      Quote Originally Posted by Gonzzz View Post
      It was your flame thrower kit that caught on fire not your firewall... Duh!
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      I'm wondering myself why the firewall is flammable

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      08-22-2011 11:54 PM #626
      I've heard that another mk4 burnt to the ground because of it. I think I remember the pictures.
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      08-23-2011 12:00 AM #627
      there was a video, it starts to burn slowly and they dont have anything to stop it with so they just sit there and watch the car burn down.

      very sad
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      08-23-2011 12:06 AM #628
      Was that the one where the guy had an infant or toddler in the car?
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      08-23-2011 12:07 AM #629
      As you've found out, car firewalls (or any for that matter), are not impervious to fire/extreme heat. They just slow things down relative to fire/heat entering the passenger compartment. What you had happen to you was the rough equivalent to a blowtorch held against the material. Doesn't take long to fail.

      At least you weren't hurt, except in the pocketbook.

      Better luck soon...makes me feel like a king with the typical Christmas tree of CELs in most VW's.

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      08-23-2011 12:28 AM #630
      Yeah that makes sense. I figured it's breaking point would have been higher.

      I gotta rip out the material tomorrow. I'm gonna see if I can light it with a regular lighter.
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