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Old 03-13-2019, 06:45pm   #1
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If true that is impressive, not something in my near future though
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I'm sure 78 year old rich treadmill racers all over the country are getting tiny erections over this.
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Does that read correctly??! Torque caused the REAR glass hatch over the engine to crack???
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Does that read correctly??! Torque caused the REAR glass hatch over the engine to crack???
Torque caused the frame to twist, which in turn, caused the rear glass hatch to crack.
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Torque caused the frame to twist, which in turn, caused the rear glass hatch to crack.
No, no....my point was the REAR glass OVER the engine. So, I guess itís all but confirmed that the C8 is in fact a mid-rear engine design???.....
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No, no....my point was the REAR glass OVER the engine. So, I guess itís all but confirmed that the C8 is in fact a mid-rear engine design???.....
Was there any doubt?
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Was there any doubt?
Well, there was lots of speculation, and to be honest I havenít really followed every new update along the way. So, I guess the answer to your question is yes, in my mind there was some doubt. Obviously, not any longer...
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Well, there was lots of speculation, and to be honest I havenít really followed every new update along the way. So, I guess the answer to your question is yes, in my mind there was some doubt. Obviously, not any longer...


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