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Offline mhh

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Offline dkabab

drivers probably stopped to play golf along the way....



Offline Brenton

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drivers probably stopped to play golf along the way....

or laps of the Nullarbor and now the car is sitting up on jacks in reverse taking the kms of the speedo  :drink:



Offline TomE


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or laps of the Nullarbor and now the car is sitting up on jacks in reverse taking the kms of the speedo  :drink:

Did that ever work or was it just BS ???
"There's too many self-Indulgent wieners in this city with too much bloody money! Now, if I was driving a 1967 275 GTB four-cam... "



Offline diabloinoz

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Did that ever work or was it just BS ???
myth ... modern odometers only clock in one direction whether in forward or reverse gears! Very old cars might be different, but they'd need to be very early cars!



Offline mhh

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It worked in the 70's. A mate and I used to drive his sister's Datsun 1600 backwards to remove the miles we had just put on thrashing the car around the farm.



Offline 9911


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It worked in the 70's. A mate and I used to drive his sister's Datsun 1600 backwards to remove the miles we had just put on thrashing the car around the farm.

Wasn't that the whole reason Datsun was created? To supply paddock bashing warriors?



Offline Joel


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myth ... modern odometers only clock in one direction whether in forward or reverse gears! Very old cars might be different, but they'd need to be very early cars!

I thought Brenton was just referencing Ferris Bueller's Day Off  :D



Offline Brenton

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It worked on some of the analog speedos.  :D

I doubt the new digital ones would work.
I might give it a go and drive the rest of today backwards  :thumbsup:



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