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Thread: repu lost weight

Posts: 293
posted March 24, 2002 07:36 PM

repu lost weight

well i took the REPU out for a a test drive today. she was runnin good as i remember. Even had to chirp second at a Ford Focus that was acting up.

Well while i was out i went to one of the hardware mega-marts and picked up a dog kennel. It wouldn't fit under the topper, so i went home and started taking it off. OMG that thing weighed 300-350 lbs. If i had known it was that heavy i'd have taken it off long ago. alot faster now.

But now i see why some of you are talking about LSDs. I had to get on the throttle to make a turn across traffic and broke the tires...i mean tire...loose. Even after i was straightened out, it spun all through first and well into second.
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posted March 25, 2002 08:31 AM

Right On!

It's good to hear some positive news!!! Now ya know... if your repu is running that good, try short-shifting first and flooring second...by the time you wind out second and hit third, you might run outta road! As to the topper--I won't run one...contemplated an aluminum one for a while...but I've even dropped my back bumper on my driver! Of course, a few hundred lbs. right over the rear end would be good, BUT... So glad you're having fun again!

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