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Obama-Motors Pace Car Bursts Into Flames at Daytona (Video)
The Gateway Pundit ^ | 2-16-2014 | Jim Hoft

Posted on 02/16/2014 2:52:01 PM PST by servo1969

Chevy SS Pace Car Catches Fire in Daytona at Sprint Unlimited – 2014 NASCAR Sprint Cup–

Three cheers for Government Motors!

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aGD-jj6u8Uc


TOPICS: Business/Economy; Chit/Chat; Humor; Sports
KEYWORDS: chevrolet; daytona; fire; obama; obamacare; pace
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1 posted on 02/16/2014 2:52:01 PM PST by servo1969
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To: servo1969

Too bad the wheels didn’t fall off too. Nonetheless, the symbolism is profound.


2 posted on 02/16/2014 2:56:37 PM PST by Senator_Blutarski
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To: servo1969

Fire was caused by the pace car light wiring (allegedly).


3 posted on 02/16/2014 2:57:41 PM PST by miliantnutcase
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To: Senator_Blutarski

bump


4 posted on 02/16/2014 2:59:18 PM PST by GeronL (Vote for Conservatives not for Republicans!)
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To: miliantnutcase
Channeling George Lucas, perhaps ?

</British Leyland humor>

5 posted on 02/16/2014 3:00:51 PM PST by tomkat
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To: miliantnutcase

I hope it didn’t get rear-ended. (altho nobody would get fired anyway)


6 posted on 02/16/2014 3:01:24 PM PST by NormsRevenge (Semper Fi - Revolution is a'brewin!!!)
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To: Senator_Blutarski

and the car was rescued by Ford fire trucks..the irony


7 posted on 02/16/2014 3:02:29 PM PST by max americana (fired liberals in our company last election, and I laughed while they cried (true story))
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To: miliantnutcase

Definitely a weird spot to have a fire start. And those pace cars do have those funky flashing lights.


8 posted on 02/16/2014 3:02:35 PM PST by 1rudeboy
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To: 1rudeboy

“And those pace cars do have those funky flashing lights.”

That’s why pace cars are called fag cars. Because they want all the attention.


9 posted on 02/16/2014 3:03:39 PM PST by max americana (fired liberals in our company last election, and I laughed while they cried (true story))
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To: servo1969
GMC...

Gay Men Cars....

10 posted on 02/16/2014 3:03:49 PM PST by Fightin Whitey
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To: Fightin Whitey

I have a friend named Gaylord.


11 posted on 02/16/2014 3:05:07 PM PST by cripplecreek (REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
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To: servo1969

That’s what happens when you buy a Government Made Car.


12 posted on 02/16/2014 3:05:50 PM PST by SoConPubbie (Mitt and Obama: They're the same poison, just a different potency)
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To: cripplecreek

I have a friend named Gaylord.


Perry?


13 posted on 02/16/2014 3:06:05 PM PST by OwenKellogg (Fundamental transformation sucks.)
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To: cripplecreek

And I know a gal named Gay.


14 posted on 02/16/2014 3:08:17 PM PST by Dr. Bogus Pachysandra ( Ya can't pick up a turd by the clean end!)
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To: servo1969

They don’t make ‘em like they used to.


15 posted on 02/16/2014 3:12:25 PM PST by smokingfrog ( sleep with one eye open (<o> ---)
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To: Fightin Whitey

About 15 miles from Galveston.


16 posted on 02/16/2014 3:13:42 PM PST by smokingfrog ( sleep with one eye open (<o> ---)
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To: tomkat

Lucas...the Lord of Darkness....


17 posted on 02/16/2014 3:14:30 PM PST by Norm Lenhart
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To: servo1969

Billions of hard-earned American taxpayer dollars and we get Chevies Jubilee.


18 posted on 02/16/2014 3:14:33 PM PST by blueunicorn6 ("A crack shot and a good dancer")
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To: Dr. Bogus Pachysandra

I have an elderly aunt named Gay. Back then, the word meant something else. The age of innocence.


19 posted on 02/16/2014 3:14:46 PM PST by Dartman (CDN PM Stephen Harper may not be perfect, but we don't have to be ashamed or embarassed of him.)
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To: blueunicorn6

Nah, in honor of the recent French visit, they ordered up some car-b-que.


20 posted on 02/16/2014 3:15:41 PM PST by NonValueAdded (It's not the penalty, it's the lack of coverage on 1 Jan. Think about it.)
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To: tomkat

21 posted on 02/16/2014 3:16:11 PM PST by Disambiguator
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To: Dr. Bogus Pachysandra; cripplecreek
I had a business associate named Bruce Fairey....and he was from San Francisco.

Thanks to my being such a prick, he quickly became known as "TTNO - The Tragically Named One" of the industry; thankfully he was a good sport about it all.

22 posted on 02/16/2014 3:18:43 PM PST by ErnBatavia (The 0baMao Experiment: Abject Failure)
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To: cripplecreek

I live about 80 miles from Ennis.


23 posted on 02/16/2014 3:20:42 PM PST by Fightin Whitey
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To: smokingfrog
They don’t make ‘em like they used to.

People or Cars ?

24 posted on 02/16/2014 3:21:25 PM PST by UCANSEE2 (I just messed up my tagline. Sorry for the inconvenience.)
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25 posted on 02/16/2014 3:22:28 PM PST by RedMDer (Happy with this, America? Make your voices heard. 2014 is just around the corner. ~ Sarah Palin)
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To: Norm Lenhart; tomkat

Lucas Electric...the holder of the patent for the short circuit.

Why do the British drink warm beer, Lucas Electric makes the refrigerators

Regards

alfa6 ;>}


26 posted on 02/16/2014 3:22:55 PM PST by alfa6
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To: servo1969
Everything Obama touches.......
27 posted on 02/16/2014 3:23:48 PM PST by liberalh8ter (The only difference between flash mob 'urban yutes' and U.S. politicians is the hoodies.)
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To: liberalh8ter
GM:   Mark of Excellence




28 posted on 02/16/2014 3:30:30 PM PST by 867V309 (Obammy = LIAR)
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To: Fightin Whitey

I knew a girl who had the unfortunate last name of Anus.


29 posted on 02/16/2014 3:31:38 PM PST by cripplecreek (REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
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To: servo1969

Was this a hybrid or electric thingie?


30 posted on 02/16/2014 3:34:47 PM PST by Baynative (Got bulbs? Check my profile page.)
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To: smokingfrog

“They don’t make ‘em like they used to.”

That new Chevy SS is a rebadged Australian-built Holden Monaro with a V8 probably made in Mexico (where the engine of the defunct Holden/Pontiac GTO was made, IIRC).

Here is the Aussie coverage of this fire:

http://smh.drive.com.au/motor-news/commodore-fire-at-nascar-race-leaves-holden-redfaced-20140217-32uit.html

GM is shutting down all auto production in Australia in 2016, IIRC, so this Chevy SS is a stop-gap model until another halo hot-rod sedan can be introduced into the line-up that can be marketed via a NASCAR look-a-like.


31 posted on 02/16/2014 3:35:45 PM PST by Seizethecarp (Defend aircraft from "runway kill zone" mini-drone helicopter swarm attacks: www.runwaykillzone.com)
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To: RedMDer; All
Obama Daytona 500 photo ObamaDaytona500.gif

32 posted on 02/16/2014 3:37:25 PM PST by musicman (Until I see the REAL Long Form Vault BC, he's just "PRES__ENT" Obama = Without "ID")
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To: musicman

LOL!


33 posted on 02/16/2014 3:40:52 PM PST by RedMDer (Happy with this, America? Make your voices heard. 2014 is just around the corner. ~ Sarah Palin)
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To: cripplecreek

No way!

You heard that one out in the ice fishing house last week, didn’t you?


34 posted on 02/16/2014 3:42:19 PM PST by Fightin Whitey
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To: Senator_Blutarski

The only thing that beats this for symbolism is that huge sinkhole full of Corvette sh*tboxes. And the other howler is that GM [Obunga Motors, Ltd] has paid off the billions they were given by the Kenyan Pansy. Rubbish - pure Orwellian smut.


35 posted on 02/16/2014 3:44:03 PM PST by Bedford Forrest (Roger, Contact, Judy, Out. Fox One. Splash one.<I>)
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To: Norm Lenhart; Disambiguator; alfa6
Seriesly !

Back in the Pleistocene, and apparently unable to learn from experience, I owned (consecutively .. lol) an MGB and a Spitfire.

Chicks loved 'em to death, when they weren't mechanically and/or electrically fubar.
Hence, the adage 'making hay while the sun shines' wasn't just good farming advice.


deargod, that seems like a dozen lifetimes ago . . .

36 posted on 02/16/2014 3:49:10 PM PST by tomkat
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To: servo1969

I looked for the union label but it must have burned up in the fire.


37 posted on 02/16/2014 3:50:24 PM PST by FlingWingFlyer (As government expands, liberty contracts. - President Ronald W. Reagan)
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To: Fightin Whitey

“Gay” and “Dickinson”. LMAO!


38 posted on 02/16/2014 4:19:21 PM PST by Two Kids' Dad (((( 0bama's words are the distraction to the destruction ))))
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To: Senator_Blutarski
I'm trying to find out how much of the taxpayers money are going to Jimmy Johnson, Dale 'Overrated' Jr, Jeff Gordon, Tony Stewart, and Danica?

If GM is paying those drivers during bankruptcy, they should not be in NASCAR.

39 posted on 02/16/2014 4:26:02 PM PST by ExCTCitizen (2014: The Year of DEAD RINOS)
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To: servo1969

Put a Bodine behind the wheel and your just asking for trouble...


40 posted on 02/16/2014 4:40:02 PM PST by Hatteras
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To: Seizethecarp

So it wasn’t a Government Motors car after all then.


41 posted on 02/16/2014 5:01:23 PM PST by smokingfrog ( sleep with one eye open (<o> ---)
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To: tomkat

I guess I’m even older than you! My introduction to the Prince of Darkness was a 1959 MGA fixed head (coup in US auto language). I really loved that car. Drove it thru high school. Sold it when i joined the Navy in ‘69.


42 posted on 02/16/2014 5:08:54 PM PST by Afterguard (Liberals will let you do anything you want, as long as it's mandatory.)
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To: servo1969

Well, there you go: Another statistic that will be labeled “another fossil-fueled-car fire”.../s


43 posted on 02/16/2014 5:18:51 PM PST by logi_cal869
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To: miliantnutcase

Code name Pre-production...

S ome

M ay

O ver

L oad

D a

E lectrical

R esistors

http://espn.go.com/racing/nascar/story/_/id/10465399/chevrolet-blames-electrical-kit-pace-car-fire

So ALL the prior years in ALL the prior Pace cars that weren’t a SMOLDER (pronounced volt) that had ALL the same lighting including back before LED’s & Micro circuitry cut the draw MASSIVELY on the system and Chevy blames everything else.

Yep, never mind all the charger fires...

BTW I’ve spent 18 years selling parts and 12 years in Automotive repairs so it’s not like I’m a Rookie at electrics.

*Ring up 1 NO SALE* for Me


44 posted on 02/16/2014 5:21:02 PM PST by mabarker1 (Please, Somebody Impeach the kenyan!!!!)
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To: smokingfrog

The US Gov’t sold all of their GM shares in the past few months locking in a loss of about $10B, IIRC. Holden is the Australian subsidiary of the former Gov’t Motors.

Toyota was the last auto maker to schedule shutting down production in Australia after about 2016 (following Ford and GM and some other Japanese makes) due to inability to compete with cheap labor I nearby Asian countries.

Australian labor unions screwed themselves out of their jobs by refusing to agree to moderate concessions.


45 posted on 02/16/2014 5:35:38 PM PST by Seizethecarp (Defend aircraft from "runway kill zone" mini-drone helicopter swarm attacks: www.runwaykillzone.com)
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To: miliantnutcase

Everyone sing along: “Look for the Union Label ...”


46 posted on 02/16/2014 5:36:22 PM PST by The Sons of Liberty (Who but a TYRANT shoves down another man's throat what he has exempted himself from?)
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To: servo1969

DONT WORRY...Chevy will just rebrand and say they are bringing back the...(ahem) Blazer!

:)


47 posted on 02/16/2014 5:42:57 PM PST by PennsylvaniaMom ( Just because you are paranoid, it doesn't mean they aren't out to get you...)
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To: servo1969

LOL


48 posted on 02/16/2014 5:48:24 PM PST by Lurkina.n.Learnin (This is not just stupid, we're talking Democrat stupid here.)
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To: SoConPubbie

You can’t really use that moniker anymore since the goobermint dumped all the GM stock at a loss. Time for a new one.


49 posted on 02/16/2014 5:51:32 PM PST by bigfootbob
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To: Afterguard
Ahhhh nice .. the As were way prettier than the Bs !

Always had a hankering for a TD, but fortunately poverty put the brakes on that, so I got the Spitfire (a rocket :) instead.

When it finally went tits up, the next car was a Beetle, and that sold me on German for the rest of the 20th century !

Significant mpg increase from not having to haul around a boot full of tools & spares !   LOL

50 posted on 02/16/2014 5:53:10 PM PST by tomkat
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