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Road Block Tonight

Got caught in a road block tonight for "safety" checks. The cops were doing the road block right next to a small shopping center in town, and as I look into the parking lot, I see about 5 roll backs sitting in there along with a few tents set up for what looks like breathalizer tests. I'm not worried about that too much since I don't drink and drive, nor do I drink then drive. The wreckers get me worried about a potential visual exhaust inspection, since metro Atlanta is getting strict on emissions laws. Not only am I running a smokey tune, I also have a stack on the truck (which doesnt stand out at all ), and there is absolutely no filter on my exhaust. Of course I can't and won't blow any smoke sitting there waiting in a long line of cars, nor would I even allow a little haze to come out lol. I get to one of the officer's, I hand him my information, he checks my tag, and everything is all good. He is a nice guy and everything, real talkative. Then he asks me the question I didn't need to hear. He says, "just out of curiosity, what is the purpose of that exhaust stack you have in the bed of your truck?" I about $hit myself, since my exhaust was even brought up, BUT I calmly said, "It's just for looks man." He said, "cool then, I have seen a few other trucks with them and was just curious. Have a safe night." You talking about RELIEF!!!!

Just thought you guys would get a kick out of this, and I hope no one else gets the kind of scare that I did tonight!

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haha good to see you got out of that one.

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too funny that you mention that........
I was just on Barrett Parkway tonight and saw lots of police around....
Thought to myself this is odd because last time I was here they werent so heavy..
I just moved away from Marietta last May by the way, just came back for the weekend to see my parents and check on business
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too funny that you mention that........
I was just on Barrett Parkway tonight and saw lots of police around....
Thought to myself this is odd because last time I was here they werent so heavy..
I just moved away from Marietta last May by the way, just came back for the weekend to see my parents and check on business
Yea, the road block was off of the Wade Green Road exit on Cherokee Street. I should have road down to Barret Parkway tonight, might have seen your truck. Next time you come to Kennesaw/Marietta PM me. I live down here

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that's pretty good man!

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yeah you were lucky

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i must say quick thinking haha.

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