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      09-16-2008, 02:21 PM   #1
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Question I have a 'Stiff Box'



Wife drove the BM for the first time this evening (don't worry I've checked the alloys)

But when she got back, I got a phone call from her in the car outside, she was unable to get it in reverse and park it on the drive!

Now I must admit the 'Box is Stiff', sometimes I have a problem with selecting reverse. I have just under a 1000 on the clock and it's a week old.

When will it start to loosen?

At the moment my wife can't drive it, cos she can't go backwards.

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It is a bit stiff but there is also a knack to doing it so I am sure she will get used to it. I don't think my wife has found reverse gear.
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It is a bit stiff but there is also a knack to doing it so I am sure she will get used to it. I don't think my wife has found reverse gear.
She reversed up my driveway fine last night!
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A knack!

Shame the 'Handbook' does not mention that, it just say's - A slight resistance has to be overcome!

That's short for 'Stiff Box'!

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She reversed up my driveway fine last night!
What? She took you up the bum with a strap on?
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Gentlemen, I'm more than happy to show your wive's how to find reverse, never kerb alloys and show them how to 'thrash the arse' off your cars.

Deal?

Think 1000 miles is a bit soon to tell for sure, especially reverse.
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What? She took you up the bum with a strap on?
No, she reveresed the 330d up my driveway and came into my home.

We trying what you suggested next week.
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Arse!! But correct.
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Arse!! But correct.
Up yours then!
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Bring it on Jason. Friends eh.
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Bring it on Jason. Friends eh.
I got my dirt's and stiff's mixed up!
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