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Old 06-30-2008, 02:04 PM   #594
unclemat
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Join Date: May 2006
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Originally Posted by left footed whooten View Post
Did you depress the clutch when this happened? Just a wild thought....
I did. Slushbox drivers have no such option (ok, they can shift to neutral, but we're talking your average driver, which in this country means zero skills).

Whatever. Sudden catastrophic engine loss (seizure) at speed is not something average driver is prepared for. I hope we all agree that SOA should do something about the oil pickup failures, which based on the data here and in other forums is not some freak case or two.
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