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      10-13-2008, 09:00 PM   #76
scollins
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Originally Posted by White_Pearl View Post
really how slow was that guy going? cuz it says that it takes almost 4 hours to get to that way... how about pigs? lots of farms around or none? i wouldent like to be biten... kaprenday???
My average time running that route is 2.5 hours. Why Google Maps thinks it takes almost 4 is beyond me. I got a speeding ticket on the 82 in the past, but never on the Vantage.....

No pigs. A few fields, but most of the space around the Vantage highway is DOE land. Late night is the best time. You can see headlights for miles in the distance.

I did have a bird strike in my friend's Subaru many years ago at 110 MPH. It hit right near the top of the roof/windshield interface. I got lucky. Had that bird been any lower, it probably would have shattered the windshield big time.
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