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Old 05-10-2012, 02:25 PM   #11 (permalink)
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The MINI Cooper S is in the middle of a recall; an electric coolant pump (for the turbo) was poorly made and an electrical short in it can overheat and start the car on fire. This happens after the car is run for some time and then parked. Not a pretty thing.

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Old 05-11-2012, 05:28 PM   #12 (permalink)
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Analysis of the Karma fire, by consultant & GM chief engineer of the Volt program. A cramped and enclosed ICE engine compartment. Expert: Fisker Karma's engine packaging, not batteries, likely caused fire
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In other words, the same thing that has made a number of Ferraris burst into flames after parking. Makes sense. (only on a smaller scale, both engine and compartment )

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Ooooh... that is NOT a pretty sight!!
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Then I suggest you DON'T google image search "ferrari fire".
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Argh! That's like a button that says "DON'T Press!!"... ack!

Nope, won't do it!

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Ferrari 458 glue...
Lambo Murci fuel leaks...
Lambo Gallardo 'Ferris Bueller' overheating...
and a recent Cali Aventador bbq
Their conversation; d-bag one says "my first one did that", d-bag two "..replaced with the LP", d-bag one "I hope it burns down so I'll get new keys ...(replacement Lambo).

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