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Jan 12, 2007 - Poza Rica, Mexico

Day five on our way to Poza Rica we have our first breakdown. No problem, we find a little auto mechanic shop, and by the time Lester and Nancy get there, they have the rear wheel pulled and are waiting for the brake to cool down. Keith noticed that his wheel hub was getting hot at an earlier rest stop. The disc brake caliper had stuck and burned up the shoes and caliper seals. They did not have parts, so we got a taxi and drove to the city of Tampico, about 15 miles north, where after stopping at 3 auto parts stores and a GMC dealer, had...

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