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Old 01.06.2009, 17:31
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I saw this item in NZZ am Sontag, but now it's being picked up elsewhere.

A dork at the end of May decided to fit their summer wheels on (I think it was an old Ford Escort) at the autobahn services but the nuts weren't big enough and somehow this slipped their minds.

Back on the autobahn up to 80kph and the first slight bend an off they all came.

http://uk.news.yahoo.com/22/20090601...r-cb1d00a.html

No one injuured and the punchline is that the car was on AG plates...
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Old 01.06.2009, 17:40
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No one injuured and the punchline is that the car was on AG plates...
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Old 01.06.2009, 17:49
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Here's the police report:
http://www.polizeinews.ch/Auf+A1+all...770/detail.htm
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Old 01.06.2009, 18:35
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Nuts come in different sizes? Thanks for the heads-up!

Fortunately nobody was hurt - ugly things could've happened at this speed...
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Old 01.06.2009, 19:32
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I saw this item in NZZ am Sontag, but now it's being picked up elsewhere.

A dork at the end of May decided to fit their summer wheels on (I think it was an old Ford Escort) at the autobahn services but the nuts weren't big enough and somehow this slipped their minds.

Back on the autobahn up to 80kph and the first slight bend an off they all came.

http://uk.news.yahoo.com/22/20090601...r-cb1d00a.html

No one injuured and the punchline is that the car was on AG plates...
Now there's a quote from a mod worthy of being in my signature line.
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Old 01.06.2009, 19:58
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But...logically I would expect the nuts in this case to be rather too big than to small...
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Old 01.06.2009, 21:03
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But...logically I would expect the nuts in this case to be rather too big than to small...
Exactly what I was thinking.
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Old 01.06.2009, 21:11
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Maybe he glued the nuts to the bolts with a bit of spit!
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