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Old 05-01-2013, 11:30 AM
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Originally Posted by gearheadslife View Post
luck of the draw..
if it was built right even if he ran it to 5500 rpm it shouldn't drop a rod..
don't know of many judges that will side with you here
Every Judge would say and agree with him, "luck of draw"
He has 0 liability! Period.

I have some young guys working for me 21-30 and there is one common denominator, EVERY-TIME they get a new car be it a used $5000 car or a new $53,000 car first thing they do is get out there and smoke them up, not once but I have seen 30 minutes worth, even with the expensive new one mentioned.
Of course they think I'm an idiot because, 3000 miles on a year old vette and I can't say if it will smoke the tires, guess I'm too cheap to buy new tires for it.

Yep, someone missed a gear, end of story!
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