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Re: What's the scariest car failure you've had while driving?
In the late 70's i had (then it was 10 years old) a Fiat 124-remember them? Later they became a Lada. Any way having just replaced all 4 disks (for a late 60's car it had disks all round) and pads about a week previous. I had just over taken a truck at about 70mph when i heard a rumble from the rear, as i started to brake the half shaft sheered-resulting in wheel, break assembly and remnants of shaft leaving the car! it was eventually repaired and replaced with a Golf.
Currently in Smokingman's garage:
2002 Renault Laguna initial sport tourer-poorly, Honda Accord Tourer 2008 Dtec EX