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Old 06-24-2007, 10:15 AM
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Originally Posted by Pinecone View Post
OTOH if he gets training, is responsible and knows that ANY trouble will lose the car, it could work. Heck, my first car was a 55 Chevy with 57 Buick 364, Isky cam, Carter AFB carb, Thompson high compression pistons, Hooker headers, Borg Warner T10 close ratio, 4.11 posi.

I survived and didn't crash it.

And BTW I have friends who learned to fly in a T-37 jet and did fine. It is all in the training.
I agree. My kids will probably end up driving ///M cars, mostly because its what he have now...

They also know, at 10 and 5 (well, the 5yo doesn't get it so much) that cars are not toys, unless they are in the garage and you're playing 'car'. When they're being driven, they are 1+ ton of steel, rubber, and explosive/toxic liquids. They also know that if they abuse the privilege and do stupid stuff, the privilege is gone.
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