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JamesS wrote:Stumbled across this on. A Jensen-Healey no less, the man walked away amazingly

https://www.maltatoday.com.mt/news/cour ... FlS71X7TIU" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;

By the looks of it he must have been travelling at a fair lick

More importantly is it going to be restored? :lol: :lol: :lol:
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Clive Bishop wrote:
JamesS wrote:Stumbled across this on. A Jensen-Healey no less, the man walked away amazingly

https://www.maltatoday.com.mt/news/cour ... FlS71X7TIU" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;

By the looks of it he must have been travelling at a fair lick

More importantly is it going to be restored? :lol: :lol: :lol:
It'll polish out. :wink:
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JamesS wrote:Stumbled across this on. A Jensen-Healey no less, the man walked away amazingly

https://www.maltatoday.com.mt/news/cour ... FlS71X7TIU" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;

By the looks of it he must have been travelling at a fair lick
maltatoday wrote:Sources say that the driver failed a breathalyser test carried out on the spot.
Often the drunks are the ones that walk away and the innocents are the ones that get hurt. Fortunately no innocent bystanders appear to have been involved in this incident.
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Chris_R wrote:
JamesS wrote:Stumbled across this on. A Jensen-Healey no less, the man walked away amazingly

https://www.maltatoday.com.mt/news/cour ... FlS71X7TIU" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;

By the looks of it he must have been travelling at a fair lick
maltatoday wrote:Sources say that the driver failed a breathalyser test carried out on the spot.
Often the drunks are the ones that walk away and the innocents are the ones that get hurt. Fortunately no innocent bystanders appear to have been involved in this incident.
All too often the case sadly.

By the look of the pictures the cam cover gaskets have started leaking again.... :roll:

Sad to see another Jensen totalled though.
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I think this is the Aston picture that ‘manwithaplan’

tried to upload last week ...

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Pymmie wrote:I think this is the Aston picture that ‘manwithaplan’

tried to upload last week ...

John P

Would hate to be the other drivers insurers...
(assuming he was swerving to avoid someone and hit the post?)
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Regarding the Aston, I would say: Lunchtime drinking can ruin your engine 8)
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There's a roast meal waiting for me at home. WHEN I get home...
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6" away from disaster. Not a job I'd fancy.
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How unfortunate!
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"How unfortunate" was not exactly the phrase I had in mind when the tyre detonated, although those clever German engineers had designed the suspension so I could come to a halt without drama.
The AA patrolman said it was due to a "carbuncle" caused by hitting a pothole in the past. You can see that although 95% of the tyre had lots of tread it was worn in one spot where it had bulged. I had planned to replace the front tyres this week due to a persistent vibration, but never guessed it was due to a back tyre, which is much harder to check. Vibration now cured!
A lucky escape I guess.
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Well I'm glad that nothing happenend. At our International Mike Koch noticed his tyre he had been driving, for how long he did not know::
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He was lucky. So was I, two weeks ago.
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Hey guys,

even if you drive only 3,000 mls in 10 years and there are 10 mm rubber on the tyres - they don‘t last that long. Better change them after 5 to 6 years.

What you see in the pictures are the results if you don‘t. And a blown tyre on a two ton car could cause some havoc :shock:
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HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO YOU.

My accident is one year old today.
Still no decision from the insurance bureau about who was at fault.
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