Quote Originally Posted by Alan View Post
My wife had that exact car and all the same problems you've mentioned as her first car. The only malady she experienced that you haven't already mentioned is that her back seat would routinely catch fire. It's because the seat sat directly over the battery and pressure on the seat, or sometimes something as insignificant as a left hand turn, would cause the seat to touch the battery terminals, resulting in sparks. I'll bet that's where your smoke came from.
LOL Alan. How did we survive back then? Hmmm.....thinking back on that time with 2 of my father's colleagues in the back seat.........I wonder if one of their butts got really hot??