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Re: Re: 4 X 4's, The Whimps are taking over.
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Posted by John on September 23, 2002 at 18:39:33 from (22.214.171.124):
In Reply to: Re: 4 X 4's, The Whimps are taking over. posted by Ana (MO) on September 02, 2002 at 07:00:10:
Maybe if today's SUVs felt like trucks, I would not have seen a black Chevy Suburban with blacked-out windows hurtling down I-95 at close to 90 mph. I was doing 75, and he blew by me like I was standing still. To make it worse, he was pulling a sailboat with a full keel, the deck of which had to be 12 feet above the pavement. The drive was probably oblivious to all this, in his air-conditioned Dolby-stereo leather-interior. I hate to think what would have happened if he'd had to maneuver suddenly.
I liked our old 4-cyl IH Scout; it would go anywhere, got decent milage, and if you went over 50 mph it made enough of a racket to keep you alert.
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