[V8] Fwd: Warning - V8 Trans

dsaad at icehouse.net dsaad at icehouse.net
Thu Aug 26 14:28:41 EDT 2004

... NO - I am not kidding! In order to make the car move, you have to suck real
hard on this while I drive...

Kinda reminds me of "Airplane!"


Quoting "Buchholz, Steven" <Steven.Buchholz at kla-tencor.com>:

> ... I was thinking about this one on my way home from work last night ...
> when the cable on my 5kQ Avant went I used a hose clamp to attach the frayed
> end to the cruise control arm ... worked pretty well actually ... then I
> thought of the following ... you can always tap into the cruise control
> actuator with a length of hose ... and control the throttle by sucking on
> the hose ... ;-)  ;-)
> Steve B
> San Jose, CA (USA)
> >
> > Sounds like the time my MG Midget's accelerator cable broke
> > on a Sunday
> > afternoon in the boonies of western maryland. It was all
> > frayed inside so I
> > set it to accelerate a certain amount (45mph up hills 60mph
> > down hills) and
> > took the highways home. The traffic lights near home were
> > fun, I'd just
> > start it in gear and shift VERY quickly without clutching. I
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