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Re: All odometers start at 00000 (archive)

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Posted by Brad D on August 11, 1999 at 18:34:14:

In Reply to: All odometers start at 00000 posted by Eddie on August 11, 1999 at 08:01:34:

: Or maybe at 5 miles someone tested the trip odometer to see if it worked and thereby reset it to 0. All odometers start at 0! What did you mean by a grace period?

The TRIP odometer had more miles on it than the CAR odometer. Which means, the trip odometer somehow counted five miles more than the car odometer, at some point before delivery. (This cannot occur by reseting the trip odometer.)

By "grace period" I meant that maybe they get to knock off a few miles off of the CAR odometer to account for driving around the factory before transport. I toured the factory in Munich, and they DO drive the cars off of the line.

Brad D


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