Andrew Lindeman wrote:
> While working on my Spitfire today something very bad happened. I pulled up
> to the local Checker Auto parts, to pick up some RainX and flat black paint.
> When I came out of the store I couldn't get the car in to reverse. I pushed
> it back a few feet, put it in first and drove away. I pulled it in to the
> local high school's Driver's Ed track. I played with the transmission in
> here, every other gear went in smooth. I checked the fluid, everything
> seemed fine. I even started rolling the car back a little, still no luck.
> Any ideas of what to check/test next?
> Andy Lindeman
> 1970 Spitfire
> 1996 VW Jetta (For Sale!)
> P.S. I pulled apart my passenger side door today, to try and figure out why
> my window wouldn't roll down. I found two towels stuffed in the bottom of
> the door. I checked the regulator, everything seemed sturdy. I didn't
> notice any rattling or anything unusual driving around latter. Anyone have
> any ideas why there were there? Maybe it was a good spot to store towels
> for washing?
Somebody was probably trying to soak up the rain wash "before it rusted
the inside of the door." Sheez -- why didn't I thinkathat?