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headrest speakers caught fire by 88FieroGT TTops
Started on: 05-02-2015 12:58 PM
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I was talking with a person who said his girlfriend owned a Fiero back in the 80's, and she had headrest speakers, something happened they caught fire and caught HER on fire too, she suffered head and face burns--GM picked up the hospital, reconstruction and 120K settlement---anybody ever hear of that?

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Report this Post05-02-2015 01:06 PM Click Here to See the Profile for IMSA GTClick Here to Email IMSA GTSend a Private Message to IMSA GTEdit/Delete MessageReply w/QuoteDirect Link to This Post
The only way for that to happen is to apply 12 volts directly to the speakers and then you MIGHT get a little spark to where you could ignite the foam. Most speakers that size would just fizzle and burn out.
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That is nonsense.
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That's a classic story right there!
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Report this Post05-02-2015 05:19 PM Click Here to See the Profile for RaydarClick Here to Email RaydarSend a Private Message to RaydarEdit/Delete MessageReply w/QuoteDirect Link to This Post
Yeah. Not gonna happen.
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Report this Post05-02-2015 05:26 PM Click Here to See the Profile for no2pencilClick Here to Email no2pencilSend a Private Message to no2pencilEdit/Delete MessageReply w/QuoteDirect Link to This Post
People say a lot of things about the Fiero. Usually friend of a friend stuff.
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Some of this music burns my brain. "I like that old fashion Rock and Roll"
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Flammable hair product?
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Report this Post05-02-2015 09:44 PM Click Here to See the Profile for steve308Send a Private Message to steve308Edit/Delete MessageReply w/QuoteDirect Link to This Post
A friend of a friends brothers cousins ex wife's stepsister said that she knew for a fact that someone had an ax in the trunk of their FIERO and when they stopped to fast the trunk flew open and the ax popped out and cartwheeled into the open tee-tops embedding itself into the head of the driver killing him instantly causing the now stopped FIERO to be rear ended by a bus load of nuns that caused the headrest speakers to short out due to the conductivity of the blood from the ax in the head and the bus and FIERO burst into flames and burnt to the ground killing all the nuns.

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Flammable hair product?


You might be into something there...I know a lot of girls used a lot of hair spray and such...always replying for that big hair look...even in the car
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you know how it is some one always knows some one who owned a fiero I was just telling what he said.....
I did ask about the hairspray--he said that's why her hair caught on fire...
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A friend of a friends brothers cousins ex wife's stepsister said that she knew for a fact that someone had an ax in the trunk of their FIERO and when they stopped to fast the trunk flew open and the ax popped out and cartwheeled into the open tee-tops embedding itself into the head of the driver killing him instantly causing the now stopped FIERO to be rear ended by a bus load of nuns that caused the headrest speakers to short out due to the conductivity of the blood from the ax in the head and the bus and FIERO burst into flames and burnt to the ground killing all the nuns.

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It may have been a spark from the meth they were smoking.

Not going to happen.
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I tried burning the foam off of a seat frame before. It is extremely fire resistant.
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You might be into something there...I know a lot of girls used a lot of hair spray and such...always replying for that big hair look...even in the car


Definite 80s hair!

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Originally posted by 88FieroGT TTops:

I was talking with a person who said his girlfriend owned a Fiero back in the 80's, and she had headrest speakers, something happened they caught fire and caught HER on fire too, she suffered head and face burns--GM picked up the hospital, reconstruction and 120K settlement...


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You might be into something there...I know a lot of girls used a lot of hair spray and such...always replying for that big hair look...even in the car


Maybe the sunroof +sun lit it up ...

Remember what happened to Michael Jackson's hair? Hot stagelight...
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Wow.... SOOOooooooo much BS in this thread LOL!

Actually, a speaker could catch fire in a Fiero though..... Cover it with gasoline and hit it with a match, so it IS at least possible

 
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Remember what happened to Michael Jackson's hair? Hot stagelight...


Ummmmmm No. It was pyrotechnics for the Pepsi video he was shooting. He was supposed to be out from under it when it went off, but the charges went off too early, raining down sparks into his hair.

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Yeah, sounds like another fable.

IF... IF it happened, it could have been hair product and a cig. butt.

Ah, the stories.
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It was pyrotechnics for the Pepsi video he was shooting.

What self-respecting child from the 80's doesn't remember : Pepsi cola burnt him up, now he's drinking 7-up!

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Im with most that say its impossible for a car speaker to catch fire on its own. Maybe if you connected both the leads straight to the battery. If theres any truth to the story, its she prob lit a cigarette and it caught her hairspray on fire. Then theres the one with the Fiero being so small, parked on a hot sunny day, the windshield glass melted onto the dash...
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It was that Darth Vader kid

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I think the problem was that maybe there was a party in the car --



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Originally posted by 88FieroGT TTops:

... she had headrest speakers, something happened they caught fire and caught HER on fire too, she suffered head and face burns



Unlikely, but not impossible. It happens so rarely, that it only seems impossible (because we've never heard of such a thing). It could have been a mechanical failure of the voice coil which shorted out, or something in the deck that sent high power directly into the speaker, again burning the voice coil.

See #10 http://www.cheatsheet.com/a...alls.html/?a=viewall

http://abc7news.com/automot...-fire-danger/496694/

http://sound.westhost.com/a...speaker-failure.html


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