Date: Wed, 15 May 2002 20:49:01 +0100 From: "Phil Born" <philbornnopsam.fsnojunknet.co.uk> Subject: Re: Saab tires- class action???
<davehinznopsamcop.net> wrote in message news:abtoaj$kvq34$1nopsam34476.news.dfncis.de... > Someone who looks an awful lot like S London <srlondonnopsammail.com> wrote: > > > In article <abrmjs$kickn$1nopsam34476.news.dfncis.de>, > > davehinznopsamcop.net wrote: > > > Let's be clear about something here... this wasn't some harebrained > > plus-sizing setup that people were bolting on in their garages. This > > was a tire and rim setup offered as OEM on certain trimlines. There is > > a big difference. > > No, I didn't write that, please don't be careless with attribution lines. > > >> Seems to me it's a result of a decision-making process. You decided > >> to buy low-profile tires/rims. > > > Obviously, if you drive a car into a sinkhole, it will be damaged. But > > if the OEM tire/wheel/suspension on a car makes it _more susceptible_ to > > damage in average road conditions, that's clearly a problem > > And that's clearly something you should think about when you decide > which tires/wheels to drive on, and where to live. It's not SAAB's > fault if someone misuses their product by driving it into a hole in the > road. > > Dave Hinz > > Didn't you know Dave? In the good ol' U.S. of A it's always somebody else's fault. That's why on axes it says 'Do not use to murder your wife' just in case somebody claims that they thought it was OK because it *doesn't* say not to ;-) Actually, I might have made that last bit up. I live in Yorkshire, UK, where the pot-holes are so deep they still mine coal in them (eeee! when I were a lad, etc, etc, etc.) My alloys are fine, but that's 'cause I take personal responsibility in not driving my car into things.