Reddit’s Just Rolled into the Shop is a veritable cornucopia of the many wonders and oddities of shop lyfe. You never know what’s gonna roll in. Here’s what caught my eye this week.


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Reading is hard.

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V-D-uh-oh

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Oh-Bee-Dee-Screw-You

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...The owners looking for the whole section pictured lol. Better off finding a rust free shell at this point I told him.

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We’re guessing it’s never been changed after 300,000 miles.

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Musplorer?

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On the new body style equinoxs im fairly certain the front end acts as a shovel and just scoops them in from the air when theyre jumping. Its fucking crazy how open the grille is to outside debris.

...customers vehicle was obviously filled to the brim in the front with Grasshoppers from rural Saskatchewan. Had to take off the bumper and removed all the inner baffles to clear the disgusting amount of grasshoppers out...

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Chevy 4.3 that needed an intake gasket, but instead got a ridiculous amount of block sealer. And after the transmission was replaced because it burned up because the cooler was blocked, now still needs an intake gasket and a radiator. Truck was a garage baby with 60k on it.

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Camshaft seal decided it didn’t want to be in the head no more

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Ah yes, forgot to inspect the high-pressure joints.

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Shimmy Shims (patent pending)

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Also, in the instructions that came with it, it tells you to remove the cap to line up #1 cyl

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09 S550 - Mercedes decided to run coolant through a metal coil located in the washer reservoir to heat the washer fluid. The coil failed and caused the resi to get filled with coolant and shoot out like a 6th graders science experiment.

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Donatello does machines...

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Drugs? I’m guessing drugs.

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The labor is still the same as any other fuel pump replacement on these vehicles, but the tank is around a grand.

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One on the bottom we put on 2 days ago, customer took it home and lasted about 15 miles before it made some noise, replaced with the one on top and it lasted a test drive up the street and was completely fucked, had play like it was worn out for a year. Replaced with a cheap private label and it’s been fine all day today

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Unlucky for her, we got a phone call from the construction workers of her stuck in the concrete . They searched our name from the temp tags and called us.

She did [flee the scene]... We are gonna throw it on the lift and do what we can about the dried concrete. She will have to pay for whatever damages we cannot simply fix. As far as the city goes ,they said they called it as a hit and run so I’m not too sure what will happen with that yet. 

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Obligatory tire post

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Obligatory brake post

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...and I couldn’t decide where to put this but here ya go