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    Quote Originally Posted by phatbenny
    Don't go to Switzerland. It's overpriced and nasty. They kept me on the border for 45min surrounded by armed guards. Really aggressive, manhandled me back into the car slamming the door on my leg. Then had the cheek to charge me 30 road tax. All I wanted to do at that point was get out the country as fast as I could. Damn those Swiss.
    We'll just have to dart through then

    I don't want to miss roads like this...



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    Thats a pretty good point, those roads look awesome. There is even an outside chance my carpc might be underway by 2006.
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    Quote Originally Posted by stevieg
    We'll just have to dart through then

    I don't want to miss roads like this...




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    Just hope it ain't me that flies round one of the corners and goes over the edge - ouch - that would hurt!

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    probably THE worst place in the entire world for your brakes to fail....
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    Quote Originally Posted by Jamez_Warner
    probably THE worst place in the entire world for your brakes to fail....
    You got engine braking!

    Stick it in 1st and switch the engine off...that'll bring you to a halt!
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    Yeah permanently!!! :-)

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    Quote Originally Posted by Confused
    You got engine braking!

    Stick it in 1st and switch the engine off...that'll bring you to a halt!

    Bang!


    What's that?


    Just your clutch shooting itself because it's had enough

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    Well at least it'll be just your clutch broken rather than your entire car (and quite probably you) from falling off a cliff face
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    Yeah but at least if I go over the edge I won't have to pay to get it repaired! ;-)

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