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BernieD

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Re: FMCA Rally - Indio CA - Jan 2009
« Reply #30 on: January 12, 2009, 07:45:55 AM »
I  have a question anyone know who it was the left the area we were parked & ended up leaving many yards of tire rubber on the parking lot & on Arabian.
My guess is their toad had the Parking Brake on when they pulled away or it was in gear.
Mike

No, I was distracted when hooking up and forgot to disconnect the drive shaft and release the steering lock :-\ Luckily, we stopped before any really bad damage was done.  :'(

When do I get my HFWPOH award ??? ::) ::)
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Re: FMCA Rally - Indio CA - Jan 2009
« Reply #31 on: January 12, 2009, 08:33:11 AM »
LOL Bernie, at least you realized it. A few years ago we were 50 miles out of Salt Lake when I asked Chris to pull over; I couldn't recall letting off the parking brake on the Suburban. Sure enough, I hadn't. The next Chevy dealer installed new parking brake linings.
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Re: FMCA Rally - Indio CA - Jan 2009
« Reply #32 on: January 12, 2009, 11:07:52 AM »
We'll give you the HFWPOH award at Qtz. I saw you start to pull away and heard a horrible screeching sound but saw that you were pulling over so I didn't have to run down Arabian chasing you. And you notice that we didn't rat you out :)

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Re: FMCA Rally - Indio CA - Jan 2009
« Reply #33 on: January 12, 2009, 11:20:34 AM »
Don't feel bad, Bernie.  At one Quartzsite gathering I set the toad up to travel (it's a pink job in our family).  We then proceeded to pull out in front of God and everyone else in attendance at the rally, dragging the toad in the dirt.  I forget exactly what I forgot to do, but luckily everyone got us stopped in time to prevent damage.  (Except to my pride!)

Margi

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Re: FMCA Rally - Indio CA - Jan 2009
« Reply #34 on: January 12, 2009, 11:30:34 AM »
The resultant flat spot on Bernie's tires might produce some interesting noises of their own  ;D
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Re: FMCA Rally - Indio CA - Jan 2009
« Reply #35 on: January 12, 2009, 04:17:54 PM »

Thank God for those Pressure Pro sensors on the toad, huh?  They probably saved the day!   ;D ;D

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Re: FMCA Rally - Indio CA - Jan 2009
« Reply #36 on: January 12, 2009, 04:19:13 PM »
The resultant flat spot on Bernie's tires might produce some interesting noises of their own  ;D

So far so good. The flat spots are very quiet and the tranny is shifting OK.
Bernie & Marlene Dobrin
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