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Re: freak accident update

> FYI, there is a *significant* difference between hitting another vehicle and
> hitting an immovable object since the former will deform to absorb/dissipate
> the energy of the impact and the latter won't.  Back in '76, I had a similar
> accident in my father's Oldsmobile while spinning donuts in a parking lot --
> Hey, it was covered with snow at the time! -- and it cost almost $1500 of MY
> money to repair since he refused to submit a claim to his insurance company.
> He thought that making me pay for the repairs might teach me a lesson or two
> about respecting other people's property ... needless to say, it did!  

There was no damadge to the van since it's bumper took all of the 
impact.  I did fail too see if I have moved it though.  I figured 
that if my chest took up so much abuse from the belt it still must 
have been a hefty impact.  I am sure my face would have had an Audi 
logo imprit from the steering wheel if I didn't have it on.

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>     / l       l o l  \       l o   Jeffrey Goggin
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Martin Pajak
1982 Coupe (428,000 km)
1984 4000s quattro (320,000 km under the wrench)
1970 Porsche 911E Targa (also under the wrench)

Who put my tools in the dishwasher?