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1987 Defect Reports

Ken

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1987 Z51 Silver Coupe
These are just a few of what I found:

SERIOUS:
October 28, 1987:
DURING DECCELERATION WHEN MAKING RIGHT TURN VEHICLE ACCELERATED UNCONTROLLABLY, BRAKES WOULD NOT RESPOND TO CAR.
April 01, 1989:
DRIVER TURNED CORNER AND CAR SUDDENLY ACCELERATED AT VERY HIGH SPEED AND CRASHED, DRIVER BURNED ALIVE AND PASSENGER EJECTED.
December 12, 1990:
BRAKE PEDAL WAS UNBALANCED AND DIFFUCULT TO STEP ON, VEHICLE WENT OUT OF CONTROL AND CAUSED ACCIDENT.
July 01, 1992:
BRAKE PEDAL BROKE, CAUSING ACCIDENT.
August 20, 1992:
ACCELERATOR PEDAL DID NOT RELEASE CAUSING CAR TO SPEED OUT OF CONTROL; BRAKES HAD NO EFFECT.

(I had never heard of any of those misfortunes before. :eek )

SILLY:
January 19, 1989:
WHILE TRAVELLING ALONG HIGHWAY, GOODYEAR EAGLE TIRE BEGAN SMOKING THEN SEPARATED FROM WHEEL, TIRE HAD BEEN PUNCTURED BY NAIL. :eyerole
July 11, 1990:
LOW COOLANT LIGHT ALWAYS APPEARS, DEALER OFFERED TO DISCONNECT IT. :r
September 25, 1992:
USED NT15, NO TOUCH TIRE CLEANER BY THE NORTH AMERICAN CORP, 16 HRS LATER CAR HYDROPLANED AND CRASHED. 40 MPH IN 45 SPEED LIMIT.5 PERCENT GRADE, 10 K TIRES. (This one and the next are simply unbelievable! :L)
November 23, 1992:
POOR TRACTION CAUSED LOSS OF CONTROL AFTER USING "NO TOUCH" TIRE CARE ON GOODYEAR EAGLE TIRES.
 

JT ZR-Won

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Bradenton, FL
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'90 ZR-1 #365 (SOLD...but Dad's got it now)
Makes ya think twice about turning corners doesn't it Ken??:D:D:J ha!

I've never heard of that before......

Hey Ken, you wouldn't have to shave your head anymore because after your car ignites from those right turns.......that should take care of any body hair:D

Jay
 

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