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Unread 03-12-2010, 04:07 PM   #1
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Have you ever had someone tailgate right up your tailpipe, and then you kicked it down, and did the quick slowdown, causing the other guy to slam on his brakes?

I did it on a CRV today, he flipped me off, but he stayed FAR away.

Probably dangerous and stupid, but so is tailgating.
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dude, we're talking about my focus.
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Unread 03-12-2010, 11:14 PM   #6
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Noone tailgates my Ford

I don't get to play with idiots...
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I normally just it the brakes hard and hope they hit me but I always seem to let up at the last sec. I guess i'm just to chicken **** to damage my car.
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Noone tailgates my Ford

I don't get to play with idiots...
Buy a grand cherokee and you'll be tailgated by everybody in town, even at ridiculous speeds.

I was fed up with the tailgating one day and bought two bumper stickers for my jeep - One said "I brake for tailgaters", and the other said "I have good brakes, do you have good insurance?".

Not a single person tailgated me when I had those on, but they made my jeep look like junk so I removed them.
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Unread 03-13-2010, 12:30 AM   #9
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I always get tailgated and flipped off by Honda drivers.

I have a bumper sticker that says "My lug nuts require more torque than your Honda makes".
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