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Runaway P6b

Discussion in 's2 v8/s cars' started by GRTV8, Sep 9, 2018.

  1. GRTV8

    GRTV8 Well-Known Member

    My P6 self drove over a small retaining wall today.
    No damage on retrieval by two capable woman towies.
    Lost my exhaust -thats all .And my dignity.
    The pics show the extremes of travel on the dedion rear system
     

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  2. ghce

    ghce Well-Known Member

    Thats what happens when you let Google self drive!
     
  3. rockdemon

    rockdemon Administrator Staff Member

    arent you glad you didnt fit lowering springs???? :D
     
  4. machman767

    machman767 Member

    Just one word......OUCH! Glad no one was injured too.
    Mick
     
  5. Phil Robson

    Phil Robson Well-Known Member

    Glad nobody was hurt.

    It is a bit embarrassing when this sort of thing happens, or you break down in a classic. All I can say is that it happens with moderns too!
     
  6. Demetris

    Demetris Well-Known Member

    So this explains why moderns cannot touch it in terms of ride comfort. This extend of suspension travel would put most SUVs to shame, no matter ordinary saloons.
    Glad no nobody was hurt through the incident!
     
  7. GRTV8

    GRTV8 Well-Known Member

    Im into 'the next day" now .
    Had a good sleep and woken up wondering how the hell she released herself well after an hour after being parked at the top of a very steep driveway .
    Steering was locked as the keys were removed . Being sunday , kids are in the street and cars parked along the road side.
    In her movement she missed two letter boxes and the above mentioned before staddling a 400mm high retaining wall.
    So grateful no other scenarios played out.
    A neighbour saw the whole escape and reckons P6 was doing 35km by the time she launched the wall.
    Drove home -very noisy and fumey.
    Off to a mechanic and get her under body checked for damage.
    Gerald
     

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