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Bad News!!

Post by froggy » 23 Apr 2013, 18:26

Hi , just lost my beloved 1997TD, dashboard fire engulfed the beaty in just a few minutes! T he best car I have ever owned! great to work on too! wish I had a fire exstiguiser in the car! now looking for another, what a shame! :cry:

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Re: Bad News!!

Post by old'uns » 23 Apr 2013, 19:02

Ooops! not nice :cry:

had a Scimitar go up many moons ago, usual Weber fuel pipe trick of coming off, 3 people with Extinguishers failed to even halt the fire.
nothing left of car basically from rear drivers door forwards, Fibreglass, Oil & petrol don't half burn well :lol:

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Re: Bad News!!

Post by froggy » 23 Apr 2013, 19:16

Engine bay is fine! miracle! I guess, but scrap! shame! :evil:

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Re: Bad News!!

Post by Xaccers » 23 Apr 2013, 19:37

froggy wrote:Hi , just lost my beloved 1997TD, dashboard fire engulfed the beaty in just a few minutes! T he best car I have ever owned! great to work on too! wish I had a fire exstiguiser in the car! now looking for another, what a shame! :cry:
Oh crickey Terry! Glad you're OK.
Where abouts in the dash did it start?

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Re: Bad News!!

Post by froggy » 23 Apr 2013, 19:40

somewhere around the radio!