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Old 10-03-2008, 08:36 AM   #11
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Location: Central Wisconsin
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A friend of mine was in the middle of nowhere, Iowa, in his VW bus when the power suddenly went to nothing and a big chuff chuff noise emanated from the back where that engine-like oil leak resided.

Turned out a spark plug had blown right out of the head, taking the threads with it.

He put a bunch of wraps of teflon tape on the plug, screwed it back in, and made it across Iowa and Wisconsin no sweat.
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