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post #1 of 19 (permalink) Old 01-20-2009, 09:55 AM Thread Starter
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XK fit in the garage this a.m.

With the rack on! I put the rack on yesterday for the heck of it which means the XK had to sit outside. This morning when my wife came home from the gym, she pulled right in the garage forgetting that the rack was on. My first reaction was, great, RR lift has failed - but a quick look around the vehicle and all looks in tact. It barely made it in slightly rubbing the frame of the garage - so I'm guessing that it is due to the following - vehicle out overnight in CO, so tire pressure slightly down, and the tires are almost a year old now, so some tread has been lost...anything else "mechanical" I should consider or look at?
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Yah, make sure the garage door is still operable and safe.
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Maybe the XK started to shrink in the cold? If you garage is warm make sure it will fit back out. LOL

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the funny thing is, when she pulled in the garage, she realized the rack was on, so she pulled it back out and left in the driveway...
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If its cold, tire pressure could lower it enough.

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Maybe the XK started to shrink in the cold? If you garage is warm make sure it will fit back out. LOL

Who of us hasn't had some shrinkage in the cold...
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It shrinks???
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This sounds like a Seinfeld episode. I was swimming!!!
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