Ibut the Sol with the top down is nearly as invisible as a motorcycle . . .
Isn't that the truth, we only just got our sol in october and in a month or so I was cut off way more than I was after a whole year on the motorbike but the loud pipes do help I guess. I guess its like driving a go cart in traffic
Jacob...get well buddy, Do you plan on getting another sol or has this changed that?
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Last edited by TIRESHREDDER; 01-25-2013 at 10:58 PM.
Watching that video, you can clearly see that the trucker drove out into traffic. The white pickup truck was nearly hit, then you see the Sol hit it coming the other way. I'm supportive of truckers (my father-in-law is a lifelong trucker), but I'd say he pulled out into traffic and put his truck in danger of causing an accident. I know the letter of the law probably won't find him guilty of anything, but this video paints a picture that he was more in a hurry to keep up with his buddy, than to safely pull out into traffic.
Definitely a rough hit on the car. Glad that you are okay. Being that you are in OKC area, it's a shame to know that it's one less Solstice I'll see driving around here. I'm down in Norman. I hope you get another one, and hope to see you at Cars and Coffee. Best wishes!
2002 - Attended Detroit Auto Show
2006 - Wilmington Summer Employee, GXP Tester
2008 - Coupe GXP Tester
2009 - Proud Owner
2010-2012 - Afghanistan 2012 - DDM Stage II S/C
2013 - First parade and first car show! 2nd Place - Convertible Category
... it all sounds/looks very painful......ruff row to hoe......couldn't believe out hosp so fast & so busted up.....glad to hear almost there in recovery !!! SCARY stuff watchin video - hellava hit and live thru it .......god bless yuh jake- hang in there bud.......went thru a long rebuild myself once......cept think i was a mean wuss the whole time
glad your sense of humor is still intact.....
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38mm tial wastegate / bov
custom i/c (BELL)
gxp exhaust /magna flo - integrated dumptube
custom manifold (sh**er the skunk )
hi flo cat
(tune therapy -> randy @DDM)
aerologic egt kit
AEM boost control
custom .08ss heatshield
SPEC 2+ UNsprung
Wow you are one lucky guy. The lord was on your side. Hope you get to feeling better.
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Saturn Sky Door panel Swap
DC Sports strut bar
Drilled and Slotted Rotors
Werks HI Flow cat
Sprint Booster Adjustable
DDMWorks Trunk & Hood Led Lights
DDMWorks Coated Valve Cover
DDMWorks Oil Catch Can
DDMWorks Coil Cover
DDMWorks Inline fuel
Custom backup camera install
Kazera KZ-D Wheels
Spoiler from The spoiler company
Plus to much else to list.
Where did you get that video from? Nearby gas station or security cam someplace?
Not many have a video of their collision....one that shows a near miss of the pick up as was said and then a collision. They say most accidents happen close to home and due to a couple of low boys crossing, that may be their dispatch lot...
Best wishes on the continued recovery
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