Ok, this may not fit in this section at all, but it would be nice for you guys to know how can things go wrong eventually when you go fast.
On Saturday night, I was driving with my Wife. I was stopped at a light behind 2 cars. A Ford Ranger truck with 3 passengers pulled behind me coming off a gas station. They were so close behind me, I got pissed and told my Wife I can't stand when people do that. Sure enough, I felt my car moving a little. I'm smoking. Rolled down the window and talked to the passenger and yelled at them to pull over. They ignored me, my Wife got out of the car, ran behind, saw their truck touching my bumper, and wrote down their license plate number. She argued with them too, got back inside. Now those young punks yelled at me and cursed at me to move my car and pull over. One guy and 3 girls, all of them under 18 I think. I moved forward a little and they took off. So I followed them. My Wife got on the phone with the cops and we are following them the whole time. The cops are nowhere to be found but they told us they are on their way. The kid in his truck is just cruising around. After 20 minutes, he gets mad, and start driving fast and changed lanes at the last second. At that time, my Wife asked me to give up since the cops have the information, so I gave up and right then, that kid, made a quick sharp right turn and lost it. Hit a parked truck head on. And guess what? They hit and ran again! We parked next to that truck that got hit by them and my Wife called back the cops and let them know what just happened. Now the cops are pissed and are activaly looking for that kid. We waited for an officer and filled a report right there. The owner of the parked truck was pissed.
So yeah, the whole time, following that truck was very easy to do, since that kid wasn't speeding. But when he tried to loose us, I was right behind him without even trying and he lost it. I'm pissed off that people like that are a lot all over the place around here. Anyways, I'm glad we got a cell phone a week before. I planned to get a small digital camera a while back to send pics to my Parents back in France. I wish I had one with me when that kid hit our car. Just to make sure we have any kind of evidence.
You guys watch out. I was so mad. So I wasn't thinking completely straight. After 10 minutes driving behind him, I realized that it was too dangerous and slowly tried to let go(can't help it if I turned into a mad dog.... )... that kid could have had a gun or weapon in his truck... or a cell phone and call some buddies to back him up. Or purposely slowed down hard and try to hit us. When he hit that parked truck, there could have been a kid playing there and died because of that stupid kid driving that Ranger.
Anyways, just wanted to share that experience of the WRX vs Ford Ranger with a lot of drama around it.
By the way, my Wife and I are okay. The WRX is barely scratched on the bumper. And yes, I got rear ended already 3 months ago and got my bumper replaced already once....