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    Broke down on my way back home...

    Great day in Atlantic beach.
    Followed by a water pump failure half-way home. Just south of Jacksonville.
    Awaiting tow.
    ImageUploadedByTapatalk1370822885.466616.jpg
    Sux
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    Re: Broke down on my way back home...

    Sorry to hear that. I hope Bianca is back on the road very soon! Be safe!

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    If that ain't a kick in the pants, well at least it was on the way home. If I was closer I'd bring ya a beer or 12.

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    I'm apparently sharing a tow with one of my customers with a Saab. Gonna be an hour to wait.

    Bianca will be back on the road before lunch tomorrow.
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    Re: Broke down on my way back home...

    I thought you owned an ATS?? until I saw the hood ornament I thought that is what broke down

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    Re: Broke down on my way back home...

    Sorry to hear about that it always sucks when that happens.

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    Quote Originally Posted by CTSCHICK View Post
    I thought you owned an ATS?? until I saw the hood ornament I thought that is what broke down
    I wish...
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    Re: Broke down on my way back home...

    W/P failure?

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    Re: Broke down on my way back home...

    That sucks Chris. Glad it's a short turnaround.

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    Yeah ... Leaking like a sieve. Filled up w water a couple miles after getting the low coolant message and that lasted about a mile til the message came on again. Pulled over again right away and found myself in front of the dead end sign.
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    Thanks for the kind words folks.

    ImageUploadedByTapatalk1370830582.660886.jpg

    That was this afternoon
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    Re: Broke down on my way back home...

    Sucks but love the dead end photo!

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    Re: Broke down on my way back home...

    Sorry to hear it, Rippy. Glad to know it's a simple quick fix.

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    Re: Broke down on my way back home...

    I'm surprised at you. Should have had a WP in stock.

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    Re: Broke down on my way back home...

    Odd that a WP would suddenly start to leak THAT badly so as to leave you stranded.

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