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Old 09-12-2018, 06:13 AM
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My manual-converted Vanquish burned my house down

Did a forum search and didn't see that anyone had posted about this yet. Apologies if I missed it.

 
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Well, I guess I won't be converting mine to manual any time soon!
 
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wow. that is terrible.

I'm more wondering that the guy does not seem to worried that all his good burned down.
 
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The title sounds like a response from a teenager. Funny how the lemons car with the Kegerator on board and talk of fireworks had nothing to do with the spontaneous combustion?
 
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Met the guy at the first Alpharetta Festivals of Speed and had our car a couple spots down from his. Nice guy, beautiful Vanquish. Happened to see the burned up carcass at Panell's shop when we were having some work done on the DB9. So sad. Regardless of the circumstances, I can't imagine what its like to have your life turned upside down like that.
 
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Wow, awful.

I can empathize, in reverse - in 2012 our house burned down due to an electrical fault, and the only thing that survived was the Vantage in the garage.
 
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I see his white v12 running around town a good bit, hope to bump into him someday. Super sad and scary event, the good news is no one was hurt!
 
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wow. that is terrible.

I'm more wondering that the guy does not seem to worried that all his good burned down.
eh its just stuff... at least he's alive
 
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You have to be able to look back and laugh at the curves life throws you. Nobody died, I'm sure he lost things that can never be replaced and got hosed on the insurance claims, but he's got a great attitude. Rolling with the punches is the only way to get thru life.
 
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After watching the video (which I did when it was first uploaded, so my apologies if I'm remembering details incorrectly), I was annoyed by the click-bait headline. The fire seems to have been more likely the result of his irresponsibility in the garage.
 
 
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