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Re: [autox tranny problem revealed][storytime kiddies]
On Thu, 10 Dec 1998 03:09:37 -0500 Kathy Teulie
>As Shawn was finishing they called his 82 "THE DIESEL SCIROCCO."
I didn't hear that part. Well, at least he didn't call my car a CRX again
like last event... dolts.
> So I made a mad dash to mount the race
>wheels on to my car and run the next 3 runs. Some guy who looked like
>he knew what he was doing helped me change the wheels from Shaws to
That would of been me. :)
>Would the CV blow? Y / N
Circle the "N"
>Was I just nervous? Y / N
Circle the "Y"
>Is Shawn the King of bad luck? Y / N
Circle the "Y", twice with a big red pen.
>So out I go to do my second run. This run was worse! Now I knew the car
>was broken. We jacked up the car to look and the front wheel almost fell
>off. The dude who helped me put the wheels on the car did not fully
Well, we were in such a hurry, I thought you had tightened the wheel
since you had put it on the front, I installed the rear wheel. I should
of checked the torque but again, we were extremely rushed to get back out
there to get our runs in. My tranny only carries 2.1 quarts of oil, I
didn't think it would of kept them cleaning it up for very long.
Lesson learned, next time, change your own wheels. (I mean that in a good
>What a day!!
For YOU! Twas only the beginning for me. Julie said we were making
memories. In a way, yeah it was kinda cool how everybody wanted to help
me. (Except for the people who only wanted to see carnage on a VW. Screw
I was a little too busy being pissed about my ( less than 2 yrs old)
recently rebuilt "Reliable", "Trusty", "bulletproof" tranny to appreciate
it at the time. Ahh memories.... don't wanna do it again anytime soon.
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