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.


Photo: 12vFordFalcon

Room for one more! (maybe two)

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Photo: that_one_erik

1993 F150

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Photo: FocusBodyWorks

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Circuit de Flambé

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Image: Mullet1983, Tireless_Tribe

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“Intelligent battery sensor cable”

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Photo: lpkottke

6 in rear 4 on drive 20 in the front there was one on the brake petal and clutch petal...

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Photo: insertname87

...really small town. It’s probably just not getting hot enough to burn off the carbon.

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Photo: Witchunt666

Ahaha gotcha

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Photo: DicabodCrane

This is something we see more often than we should. We call this “auction sabotage”.

A seller (car lot, usually), takes their car to the auction and buyers are allowed to look at them before bidding. Some shady ass buyers create problems with the vehicles in hopes of depressing their value and scaring other buyers off.

In this case, the assholes cut the wires leading to the transmission. This car which was clean now has trouble lights on and a transmission that doesn’t shift...

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Screenshot: GreenRat45

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Photo: Eloth

...this is in India... Mahindra Bolero

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Photo: nuber1zero

Ranger

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Photo: digital_parts_guy

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JustRolledOutOfTheCompostPile?

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Photo: _hellashit_

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Always be prepared to outsmart “smart” features.

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Video: TDCI17

Poor oil burner

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Photo: Marlboro_Man808

Had to air chisle the bitch after customer rounded edges off with a air impact and seized it to stud with locktight and air impact. No fucking idea why they did any of it. Ugga dugga’ed it to death

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Photo: Mecha_Malcolm

This the the valve body from the transmission. There is a small black piece of plastic which is preventing the manual valve from moving all the way (manual valve is connected to the shifter lever and cable)...

Black plastic from the previous filter being smashed. Pan was pushed in. No sign of damage until a while later and the manual valve got jammed up in drive and low. All works good now. Shifts good

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Photo: NikolaiTheFly

Diavel strada

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Photo: subject056

So some clarification, car came in for a set of 4 tires. When the wheel lock key couldn’t be found, we recommended taking the car to the dealership so they could use their master set to remove it. The salesman didnt like that answer, and told us to press on and remove the locks He was informed there will be damage to the wheel, as we dont have the tools we needed to do it the right way. ..

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Photo: Shag66

Older lady customer. Engine light on. Pulls up to lube lanes instead of service parking or mechanic bays. “Thought it was in park” and tried to move seat back. Foot came off break and hit gas...

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Photo: coopemployee

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“Top up”, by adding -1 quart?

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Photo: jurzyjoe

He had an appointment this morning , but his chevy venture overheated so he took matters Into his own hand

The worse part was , he said it just kept taking coolant it never filled up .... so he started adding water 😂

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Screenshot: akaxauto

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Compilation-ception! (click link for video)

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Photo: billybongg

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Never skip arm day

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Photo: this_account_is_mt

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Obligatory tire post

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Photo: eatthekake

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Obligatory brake post