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Old 11-27-2007, 11:05 AM   #241 (permalink)
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01-12-2007, 09:03 Am

Hi Len - that IS funny. Congrats on the C-Car purchase. A classic.

I don't want to chase you away, but for help with your contactor setup, have you checked in with the Yahoo C-Car group yet? Someone was describing a similar problem recently (the reverse problem, anyway) :

Burning up reverse is a common topic. It seems like everyone's reverse melts sooner or later. - source
Fairly active group, and there are some schematics and other good info available in the "files" area.

I'd try there first for getting help - that's where the expertise hangs out. I'd be really interested in hearing your car's story though. I hope you'll post more here.

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