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Three wheels on my wagon

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Three wheels on my wagon

Unfortunately, it is not a VOLKS wagon... but a Vauxhall ..

 

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-5522643/Driver-uses-three-wheels-drive-car-motorway.html

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Minivanman
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Re: Three wheels on my wagon

Maybe those Cherokees were after him, still lots of 'em up in the old north west!

 

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Re: Three wheels on my wagon

Everybody join in....

 

"You picked a fine time leave me loose wheel...."

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harrym1byt
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Re: Three wheels on my wagon

The yellow on the hub/ wheel centre, suggests it was an emergency spare he was using, rather than a normal tyre and wheel.

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Re: Three wheels on my wagon

it could have been worse though, driving into a river or stream to dip the headlights or open driver side door to let the clutch out...  Roll eyes

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Re: Three wheels on my wagon

@harrym1byt

Well spotted, could also be why it stripped as those things have a speed restriction I believe. 

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@Minivanman

There is indeed a speed restriction on those, I believe it's 50mph (although when they first came into being it was 30mph). The speed warning should be on a label stuck on to the wheel when first bought.

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Re: Three wheels on my wagon


@Pete11 wrote:

it could have been worse though, driving into a river or stream to dip the headlights or open driver side door to let the clutch out...  Roll eyes


Good to have several changes of clothes so you can always find the right gear.

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Re: Three wheels on my wagon

I was expecting to see something like what many will probably remember.

An old Citroen GS actually on three wheels because their suspension would work fine with three. I think one was caught going a lot faster than the Vauxhall on a motorway.

Plenty of vids on YouTube of GS's doing this but I doubt if police had video cameras back then when the Citroen was caught.