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post #1 of (permalink) Old 06-14-2000, 02:55 PM
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Andrew Wehe on fire ???

Is it true that Andrew Wehe's Class 1 Jimco burned to the ground at the Baja 500?


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Re: Andrew Wehe on fire ???

Yes, he suffered moderate burns and will be OK. The car, unfortunately, will not be. can't remember the reason it torched itself...

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Re: Andrew Wehe on fire ???

There was a flash fire while refueling. The car started to burn with a full tank fo fuel. Many tried to douse the fire. Supposedly, over a dozen fire extenguishers were used to no avail.

My new prerunner, 4-seat will have a flame out system with a jet over the fuel cell and engine.



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Re: Andrew Wehe on fire ???

Hey Pat,

What do the Flame Out systems use as a compound? Since Halon is persona-non-grata with the EEEEEEE PA...




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