Absolutely certain this was an old wives tale although many people did it.
It has been many a long year since I had the giant explosion and the whole screen turned to Crystal pieces. Lucky it was a two piece screen so I could see out the passenger window to stop safely. Remember at night particularly the only way to survive was to punch your fist through the shattered glass.
Some blokes are keen. John who had to truck his 37 Chevy back from Blackall found a wasp nest in his auto transmission breather which blew all the fluid out. An attempt to drive after correcting finished with his replica alloy radiator splitting for some reason.
Desert c zoolers in Melbourne have built him a new one which should get to Brisbane tomorrow. He is going to do 1000 km a day to get to the start next sunday
My perspex windscreen has now been replaced by glass so all beautiful again.
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