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Topic: Automobile shots on demand (4 msgs / 118 lines)
1) From: Tom Bellhouse
You remind me:  I had a friend who installed a drop-down breathing mask
in his van, just like in airplanes, with a line to a nitrous cylinder in
the back.  Those were the good old days... onward through the fog ...
Tom in GA

2) From: Aaron
I did a mod similar to that on my car in Guam.  I had a double pump 
though.  ie installed a second one with the line heading into the car.  
That way the windshield wiper worked properly, but flip a switch which I 
mounted on the dash, and whirrrrr. a good ounce shot of burbon, 
tequilla, whatever we had, shot right into container of choice.   This 
way they couldn't bust you for an open container in the car.  (we used 
to sneak it onboard in boda bags too stashed under our shirts in the 
armpit area and store it in the fuels rack in the engine shop.)
The look on peoples face though when we'd pull into a liquor store, buy 
a bottle of jack or jimmy pop the hood and dump it in... it was worth 
it.   Ended up wrapping it in an insulating blanket after a while to 
help cut down on evaporation from theheat under there.
ahh the memories.
Aaron

3) From: Don Cummings
While I was in college my best friend's brother had a tricked out van with a
nitrous tank attached to a face mask mounted in the back. He had Multiple
Sclerosis and the van was modified for him to drive as a paraplegic.  The
nitrous was not at all necessary for health reasons, in case you were
wondering but it did look perfectly normal in the back of this van.
My best somewhat hazy memory of a ride in this van ended up with me driving
through the center of Atlanta using the hand controls with the nitrous mask
attached to my face and Eric Clapton in the back.
You see, my buddy knew how to make the best of his unfortunate situation.
He never saw a concert without getting him and his "assistant" backstage.
Long story short. We got back stage at the Eric Clapton show at the Omni in
Atlanta in '84 or '85 I think and ended up giving Eric a ride in our 'limo'
back to his hotel after the show.
On 7/1/06, Tom Bellhouse  wrote:
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Don

4) From: Aaron
can't do that with the nitrous anymore though, they 'taint' it with a 
nasty smelling crap just so you can't do that.  You have to have access 
to medical grade N2O2 to be able to snort it.  Mwaaaoo  Mwaaao,  
Mwaaaooooo.. wum wum wumw  waahwaw.  We will leave the cool whip cans 
out of it or the whip cream poppers you can buy at a baking supply store.
We can talk a lot of fun but in all seriousness, nitrous can really mess 
you up. you will pass out within 30 seconds from oxygen deprivation, and 
it can kill you very quickly.  In the doctors or dentist office, they 
dont use it pure they mix it with oxygen.  Also, don't quote me on this 
but i believe prolonged use will leech one of the B vitamins out of your 
system too.  Go look it up in a medical book or google it and you can 
see some of the side effects.
As with anything potentially fun, ya gotta be careful.
Aaron


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