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Old 06-04-2008, 10:16 PM   #21
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So do you think he knew the embankment was there and miscalculated the distance to the end of it? Or maybe didn't know it was there till too late?
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Old 06-04-2008, 10:17 PM   #22
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i think he knew, and misjudged, high speed, dark, 1st time that fast maybe
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Old 06-04-2008, 10:21 PM   #23
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TY. I read to this far "here is a link to the original thread:" and then assumed it was the original thread to the first post of the accident.

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Old 06-04-2008, 10:24 PM   #24
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Old 06-04-2008, 10:25 PM   #25
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That is just erie... and sad.

This guys post the day or so before it happened is crazy....

"I would be much prefer an 18 year old with brains to have an M5 rather than spend his moeny on some other piece of junk that could kill him and his mates in an accident."
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Old 06-04-2008, 10:45 PM   #26
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Man, that is unsettling. Too bad that kid didnt realize the flaws in his own self-confidence sooner.
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Old 06-04-2008, 11:51 PM   #27
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Old 06-05-2008, 01:30 AM   #28
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Old 06-05-2008, 02:36 AM   #29
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Yeah I know about this, I just hadn't seen the updated/completed police report...I heard of this the day after the accident
there were a bunch of threads about it at the time...crazy accident
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Old 06-05-2008, 04:37 AM   #30
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Had to be faster than 160 mph. I think he hit 190mph or even over 200...

isn't the car limited to 155? was it sharked or something?

You don't leave brake lines for that long of a distance unless you are REALLY flying.
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Old 06-05-2008, 04:47 AM   #31
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thats bad.

I never heard about this Over here there is HP limit

its 125kw/tonne

good and bad in a way.
Thats until your over 22 or so.
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Old 06-05-2008, 05:26 AM   #32
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Had to be faster than 160 mph. I think he hit 190mph or even over 200...
i was thinking the same thing, but then agian i dont know anything about going that fast
the fastest ive gone in my car is 110 for a few seconds then i backed down
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Had to be faster than 160 mph. I think he hit 190mph or even over 200...

isn't the car limited to 155? was it sharked or something?

You don't leave brake lines for that long of a distance unless you are REALLY flying.
a simple vmax restrictor removal can have a bone stock M5 hitting 200
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Old 06-05-2008, 06:48 AM   #34
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Although this may seem like a repost, it is not. This is the first time I have seen the official accident report.
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Old 06-05-2008, 07:22 AM   #35
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i seem to remember reading and hearing that for every 10 MPH over 60 MPH you double the distance needed to stop..

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Old 06-05-2008, 07:32 AM   #36
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i seem to remember reading and hearing that for every 10 MPH over 60 MPH you double the distance needed to stop..

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thats quiet alot.

But probably depending on your car?
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There was a drop at the end of the runway.

Edit: Here's the original thread: http://www.m5board.com/vbulletin/sho...d.php?t=111454
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"I would be much prefer an 18 year old with brains to have an M5 rather than spend his moeny on some other piece of junk that could kill him and his mates in an accident."

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Old 06-05-2008, 08:40 AM   #38
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wooooooooooooooooow that's fvcked up. Worst part is the other 4 kids he took with him.

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Old 06-05-2008, 09:03 AM   #39
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there should be a law restricting HP for driving experience\age

there are too many stupid parents out there
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there should be a law restricting HP for driving experience\age

there are too many stupid parents out there
ay, y gottsta b quotin ma typoz n yo sigg cuzin?!?!

I never even noticed that I made a booboo in that post. good find!
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