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Old 07-26-2003, 12:03 PM
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maybe old news but i came across this current post and thought you might be intrested in it
MZ3 corrosion

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Old 07-26-2003, 02:22 PM
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Might have something to do with the rearmost differential mount failing (though the pictures I can recall seeing showed metal fatigue induced stress cracks and not pulled out spot welds...).

Interesting post nonetheless, thanks Max.

I continue to monitor the condition of my rearend (for obvious reasons...).
Oh yeah, I frequently look under the car's rearend too! Not that our documented 475 autocross runs with "jack rabbit" launches has anything to do with it

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Old 07-27-2003, 06:14 PM
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That notice only applies to S52 cars.

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