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Offline super squalo

  • Joined: Aug 2008

  • Drives: anything you put petrol in
  • Location: outer space
I've got quite a few cars. I'm a car nut.

I wouldn't have previously checked the torque of my wheelnuts previously, but now after an incident I do. That being said, it's mainly because I could buy a cool tool and I get to look technical when it's calibrated once a year. There's a big difference between this and something truly mechanical.

For this one - the car is pretty much dust, there's nothing to take back to anyone. Is there anything that could have been better checked ... doubtful. Phil has an idea of what it was, however I don't think it's common knowledge what to check, or how (even though Phil's described one instance).

greetings Al, been in the USA working

glad to hear all okay shame about the 355

oppotunity to buy something else

try it you may like !!!

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Offline anotherforumuser

  • AE's voice of reason
  • Choose to take risks or settle for ordinary.

  • Joined: Sep 2010

  • Drives: A red car.
  • Location: Downunder
Every time Uber lets the boys drive one of his 355's there's a drama.  :doh:

Offline billybone

  • "Without women engines don't start - Enzo Ferrari

  • Joined: May 2011

  • Location: Sydney N.S.W
Shit never thought of that, that would also apply to the SLS and Lambos. :eek:

Quote " In the July 2010 issue of Car and Driver magazine, safety specifications were revealed pertaining to the safety of the SLS AMG's gullwing doors. Ten to fifteen milliseconds after a detected rollover, explosive bolts situated at the top of the door frame fire and bell cranks separate the doors from the car for easy exit during a serious accident."
"I am not the Designer, others do that, I am an agitator of men" - Enzo Ferrari

Offline PA

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Offline Cuso

  • Joined: Oct 2008

  • Location: Canberra
I have no idea how I missed this when it happened?

Glad everyone is fine Al, sorry to see the car get ruined.

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