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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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...still ran, only way I could get him out after chasing him from side to side for a while


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Bearing got play gave the gear more back lash end up shock loading the gear from what I can tell

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01 Buick Le Sabre

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His exact words were “I thought you changed the oil every 100k miles on a new car”
We all just looked at each other and died inside

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Turns out the guy bought it a month ago and has no clue what happened. He bought the car with the taillights not working.

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Eh, who needs passengers anyway?

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Literally!

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Customer said it’s just a work truck. He took the insurance check and put a dash and windshield in it.

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What a twist!

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Toyota 13Z industrial engine, has less than 1000 hours after we rebuilt it for a customer. We make sure to replace the factory sticker on the valve cover that explicitly states to pull the dipstick before filling the engine with oil. Guess what the customer didn’t do.

If oil is poured in too quickly without pulling the stick it doesn’t drain from the valve cover fast enough and can go through the crankcase vent, into the intake, and then hydraulic lock a cylinder. Without the dipstick being pulled theres no other way for the crankcase to breathe so it holds the oil up in the valve cover longer than it should. Never seen one break a crank but we’ve seen tons of bent rods.

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...The dipstick got cut too. Lol
...We’re guessing it’s a scorned lover.

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Found out more info on the “turbo” it was used to suck in heat from a tempering furnace used to heat treat glass for windows and etc, and push it back into the furnace so that the air would not get stagnant, it was just recently replaced after 10 years of service

The furnace runs between 1500-3000 degrees Fahrenheit

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Aw, poor little guy is so frightened

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Mazda 5 manual with big ol’ custom shifter knob lol

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...lack of fluid...

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...why i took the photo. I’m sure as hell not taking the blame for this one. Surprisingly little damage though

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Gamaco commander 3 curbing machine, just a treat to work on

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Trust him, he is a masterwelder 😂

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Full house!

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Well that’s the pits.

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Obligatory tire post

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Obligatory brake post

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