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we all pull into our spot in the morning and sometimes we get close to the wall. well i made a new record this morning, lol, for pulling in and being closest to the wall without touching it. and i didnt even realize right away i did it as i usually back in! damn that was close


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We need an overly festive "CONGRATS" emoticon.

That's always fun :p

I was closer than that once... except it was my rear bumper and a Caddy, not a wall.
 

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i never get anywhere near a wall or block. no thanks.
 

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It's interesting how close we can get in these cars. Especially when trying to get out of a parallel parking space when the car is blocked in. Although I do wish I didn't have painted bumpers since tap-and-bump parking styles are common (my bumper has battle scars).
 

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I always over estimate the nose on this thing. I think I'm driving an old Cadillac or something ... I park and realize I still got 10 feet in front of me.
 

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I'm with Mario, forget that kind of stuff! :)
 

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I scraped Suse's underside (one time pretty rough) by overshooting and ending up over a parking spot block at the store. :( After having a Pontiac 6000 with a LOOOOONG front, I still can't seem to gauge how to park my Taurus. Sometimes at home (no block, just sidewalk) I would park over the walk or back too far. But miraculously I been hitting it just with the license plate even with the edge of the sidewalk. I don't know how I do that. Sometimes I would look into my neighbor's daughter's overly shiny Ford 500 and watch my car's reflection vs. the sidewalk. :p
 

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I WISH I had my digital camera with me today! While it's not a record compared to the rest of you, it's certainly a record for ME. I was like 1.5" away from a post when I parked at the store today. LOL! I had a laugh off that one.
 

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I saw this at work a while back and took a picture. A Sable and a Contour. Getting ready to battle it out.
 

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Damn! i dont believe i can be beat!!

how do i NOT hit the wall?!!?
(actually the bottom of my plate is touching but the bumper never did)

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I should post a picture of my car going through a wall... then I think you could be beat. :p

After backing into a minivan, I am really cautious about how far my trunk sticks out... sometimes I underestimate and end up really close, and sometimes I think that I've gone back as far as possible, but then I get out and have like 3 feet to go.

If the trunk on the G3 was just a liiiiiiiittle bit longer or higher, I would be able to see the lightbar's fin, but no.
 

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well it finally happened, lol. i tapped the wall! no damage tho, save for a paint chip. oh well, i knew it would happen eventually
 

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lol, my friend came so close to hittin a jeep with his f150 that the license plates where next to each other and we couldnt even put 2 dollar bills in between the cars. luckily your car is white so the small paint chip probly isnt very noticable compared to a black car.
 
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