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almost burned my car down!!!

 
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PostPosted: Thu Feb 10, 2011 6:55 pm    Post subject:  almost burned my car down!!! Reply with quote

Alright so last week we had about 24 inches of snow in Chicago. Last summer I ran a 0 gauge wire from my front battery to a second battery in my trunk for my system. My Dumba** forgot to wrap anything on the wire so over time i'm guessing the wire was melting. After work I drove home and was stuck in the snow trying to reverse into my garage and so while hitting the gas, my tires were spitting snow up and it made contact with the wire and boom...flames start coming out of my hood...I was lucky to have a fire extinguisher in my garage and blew the fire out....nothing was damaged but the 0 gauge wire...(pheeeww). The fire ext. did leave a lot of dirt on the engine so here is my before and after pic...

sorry for the crappy pics....I washed it at work during lunch Laughing




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PostPosted: Thu Feb 10, 2011 7:01 pm    Post subject:   Reply with quote

That sucks,, lucky you got it out,, that why they make fuses,, just saying. Wink


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PostPosted: Thu Feb 10, 2011 7:01 pm    Post subject:   Reply with quote

jesus lol, if my car just spontaneously combusted I'd let it burn and collect insurance
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PostPosted: Thu Feb 10, 2011 7:17 pm    Post subject:   Reply with quote

A) fuses are your friend
B) the wire was probably chafing against something over time due to poor routing

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PostPosted: Fri Feb 11, 2011 9:50 am    Post subject:   Reply with quote

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PostPosted: Fri Feb 11, 2011 10:38 am    Post subject:   Reply with quote

Wow, good thing you were able to put it out. Where are you at in Chicago?
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PostPosted: Fri Feb 11, 2011 11:10 am    Post subject:   Reply with quote

yes, I am fuses biggest friends!! lol

I stay on 35th street in the Mckinley area! I just joined late last year....hopefully I can go to a meet this upcoming summer!

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PostPosted: Fri Feb 11, 2011 11:21 am    Post subject:   Reply with quote

Im on the northide near Harlem/Irving
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PostPosted: Fri Feb 11, 2011 2:41 pm    Post subject:   Reply with quote

Southside!

Ya fuses are your friend, if that had a worse consequence man you would have been cryin.

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PostPosted: Sat Feb 12, 2011 7:26 pm    Post subject:   Reply with quote

Quick catch on the fire!

And better catch on cleaning it up so well! Cool

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