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.
Mundaring Hobby Centre
Web Page http://www.vianet.net.au/~mdghobby
"Stay Sane, Get a Hobby"
> From: Frank Clarici <spritenut@Exit109.com>
> To: firstname.lastname@example.org
> 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
> 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