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    *******.

    350 mile drive to do tomorrow back to Cornwall. Took the car out for a test drive after doing some bits and pieces that cost an arm and a leg, then that happened.

    One new rim ordered for tomorrow morning and two new front tyres.

    This is going to be one expensive week.

    Edited to say I also discovered the spare doesn't fit over VXR brakes. So spare onto the back, good back onto the front, knackered front in the boot.

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    good god fella, hope you werent hurt - how did that happen?

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    Wasn't hurt but the back door puckered up a bit if you know what I mean.

    Tyre (passenger side front) blew out at about 45-50, pulled the car left off the road, smashed over something (that's what caused the dent because the rip in the tyre is in a different area). Managed to knock enough speed off and straighten it up again before it went fully into the ditch. Got it back up next to the road, left it there and started the half hour walk home because I'd gone out without my ******* phone.

    Not something I wish to repeat.

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    sounds nerve racking, glad ya OK - you did well to recoer the vehicle without anymore damage - good bit of driving there fella

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    Quote Originally Posted by peelmeister View Post
    sounds nerve racking, glad ya OK - you did well to recoer the vehicle without anymore damage - good bit of driving there fella
    Remains to be seen what's happened to the suspension though when it's driven properly. The spring doesn't look cracked but who knows what might have happened. Really rather think it'll at least need the tracking doing!

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    ****** hell, that explains the new wheel then mate! Glad you are ok

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    Oh m8 you were very lucky not to be injured that looks terrible

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