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Date:         Wed, 22 Dec 2004 15:00:49 -0700
Reply-To:     jimt <camper@TACTICAL-BUS.INFO>
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From:         jimt <camper@TACTICAL-BUS.INFO>
Subject:      Re: When Good Vanagons go Bad
Comments: To: vw4x4@FYI.NET
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On 12/22/04 5:22 AM, "Eric Zeno" <vw4x4@FYI.NET> wrote:

> Jeff, > I don't think the last 2 pictures are a head on collisions. > If you look close at the pictures you can see dirt jammed > into the front end. Head on collision I would not expect to > see dirt there. > > Eric > > Jeffrey Schwaia wrote: > >> Subject says it all: >> >> http://www.vanagonparts.com/temp/crash.html >> >> Cheers, >> >> Jeff The red one looks like the damage done when being stacked or a very strange roll or possibly a top hit from going under something. Definitely not a front end accident. The white one at the bottom has all the standard markings of having left the paved surface in an uncontrolled course. I know from harsh experience many year ago what happens when soft mud hits even the heavy steal of a studebaker champion. Destruction is massive.

jimt Planned insanity is best. Remember that sanity is optional. http://www.tactical-bus.info (tech info) http://www.westydriver.com


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