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Re: Gosh Darn it!

To: "Frank Clarici" <spritenut@Exit109.com>
Subject: Re: Gosh Darn it!
From: "David Cooper" <mdghobby@vianet.net.au>
Date: Mon, 16 Aug 1999 11:36:56 +0800
Cc: <spridgets@autox.team.net>
Reply-to: "David Cooper" <mdghobby@vianet.net.au>
Sender: owner-spridgets@autox.team.net
Hey, I did that once in my Austin A30, 3 wheeling it through a T junction
in a suburban shopping centre, just like Stirling Moss (hehehehe) - but I
was young and stupid then, now I tie the suspension down properly.
At least you've got spares.
Have fun,
Dave Cooper, 
Mundaring Hobby Centre
Email mdghobby@vianet.net.au
Web Page  http://www.vianet.net.au/~mdghobby
"Stay Sane, Get a Hobby"

> From: Frank Clarici <spritenut@Exit109.com>
> To: spridgets@autox.team.net
> Subject: Gosh Darn it!
> Date: Monday, 16 August 1999 10:47
> Well I topped another all LBC weekend just 10 minutes ago by snapping my
> axle on the yellow Sprite.
> I decided I wanted ice cream (frozen yogurt these days) so off I went to
> the local Wawa. I notice I need gas, so a quick stop at the gas station,
> fill up, go to leave and nothing! No forward motion and the drive shaft
> is going around.
> How does one blow an axle getting gas? STOPPED? ENGINE OFF? OUT OF THE
> CAR?
> Oh well.
> My weekend started by picking up 2 Sprites and an Austin Marina Friday.
> Saturday we stripped out the 61 Sprite, Sunday Diane and I took a nice
> ride thru country roads over the river and thru the woods to my
> Grandma's house.
> Now this!
> I know what I'm doing tomorrow.
> Hey Peter C, send me a few axle "O" rings and gaskets yesterday.
> -- 
> Frank Clarici
> Toms River, NJ
> 60 Bugeye Sprite
> 67 Sprite (PIECES)
> 59 Austin A40 Farina
> 74 Austin Marina
> 71 MG Midget racer
> 61 Sprite (parts car)
> 65 Sprite (parts car)
> 66 Sprite (parts car)
> And a 97 Ford Pick Up
> http://www.exit109.com/~spritenut/

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