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Bryan
Hagerty Employee

The BMW M10 lookalike engine my Lada transmission told me to buy

The usual growling in the bowels of my Lada Niva’s gearbox recently became louder … rattlier … thrashier. Its previously endearing mechanical whine gradually grew to the point that it began exciting new resonances in other parts of the vehicle. Lucky for me, I was able to order a new gearbox for less than $500, along with a tracking number to check every 15 minutes. After all, an idle mind would just mean more shopping online for parts.

 

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Grace
Hagerty Employee

*drives Stadium Blvd with much reverence, and some vague paranoia* 

MatthewAnderson
Intermediate Driver

With anyone else's automotive luck, I would say they could motor down Stadium without fear of repetition.
Hymie60
Intermediate Driver

Your a real adventurer !

MatthewAnderson
Intermediate Driver

Thanks! I have lots of bad ideas, the adventures just come while trying to pursue them!
Truax
Pit Crew

Sounds like some of my adventures with my car buddies.

It’s the “mis”adventures that create the laughs and memories. You will remember this trip forever! Thanks for the story and memory!