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Old 06-18-2002, 04:30 PM
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I set my truck on fire last week coming back from Smoke. I stopped for gas, and when I checked the trans fluid it puked out all over the exaust, and guess what happened then. I threw the bucket of washer fluid on it, and got it out with very little damage. So all you folks out there with GM trucks, DON'T CHECK THE TRANS WHEN IT'S TOO HOT!!!
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The flash point on trans fluid is very low. Two years ago and the W C race in Bristol, Tenn a guy had a brand new F250 crew cab short bed 4wd with a fifth whell trailer on the back. He was backing up a steep hill when poof. Everybody started yelling I turned around and flames rolling out from under the truck. This guy backed the trailer and another unhooked it he pulled forward and the truck burnt up. But at least he had a place to stay. I heard that the trans fluid came out of the dipstick tube and on exhaust from backing up the incline.
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buddy on mine told me about a time when he was down in Arizona pulling a boat home and he smelt something burning while driving through the mountains. He did not stopp. But once he did stop to get gas he opened the hood and the entire firewall was blackened.
Checked the tranny fluid and it was empty on the stick

dip stick was also pushed out of the tube.

The suspect that it built up so much pressure it boiled out and caught on fire.
Good thing he did not stop and the fire went out on its own due to the extra wind .

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I set my truck on fire last week coming back from Smoke. I stopped for gas, and when I checked the trans fluid it puked out all over the exaust, and guess what happened then. I threw the bucket of washer fluid on it, and got it out with very little damage. So all you folks out there with GM trucks, DON'T CHECK THE TRANS WHEN IT'S TOO HOT!!!

That's like saying " Dont smell your finger after picking your ass"
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So where the hell did this ghost come from?
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So where the hell did this ghost come from?
Obviously someone did a search on picking your *ss..
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