Date: Tue, 24 Feb 1998 08:48:29 GMT
From: mrednopsamur.com (Mr Ed)
Subject: Re: Opinion Needed - Saab 900 Series/ 9-3


Hey - I am about to drive from Sydney to Adelaide in my 97 900S. Is it true that Kangaroos are only a problem during dusk and dawn? I'd rather avoid hitting one of those beasties if I can... :-) On Tue, 24 Feb 1998 16:56:59 +1030, dwareingnopsamaide.on.net[anti-spam-remove] (David Wareing) wrote: > >In the first, I hit a kangaroo (and sadly, her joey) while travelling >at over 100kmh one early christmas morning. (Roos seem to like >headlights.) After leaving the road in an indescribable spinning motion, >we hit wooden posts and were tossed around after hitting some >dune-like dirt mounds. The front end of the car was a mess (bumper >smashed inwards like a V, goodbye bonnet, engine pushed back towards >us, wheels mashed, etc.) but my wife and I were physically unharmed. >900 was transported to a repair shop and came in again in great >shape, albeit at substantial cost to the insurance company.

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