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My favorite JRitS posts of the week, Vol. 159

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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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Stay back 500 feet... if you think that’s enough.

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Oh crud

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The battery they put in was too small for the hold down so they just didn’t use it. Battery fell over onto the power steering pump pulley which proceeded to eat through the battery, dumping all the acid.

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Yes actually [it did leak]

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This underglow fad is getting out of hand

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It’s definitely parts from the clutch...

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...the plot thickened. I went to put a correct plug in it and found it didnt fit. Naturally I cant really see in the hole so I said ok on gonna put in a timesert. Time set tap pulled out some weird adapted that was also l melted like the incorrect spark plug. Inspected hole with boroscope and found that the hole where the threads should be is all melted and egg shaped.

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I see London, I see France...

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...something happened with timing. I see a reman injection pump, wondering if that was locked and caused the timing explosion. We’re assembling new engine for this customer and once I remove valve cover and fuel pump, ill be able to see what caused the damage

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Floor Jack and a few guys to push it

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Failed the Takumi test

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Actually “Just Rolled into the Shop” 18 years ago....just now discovering Reddit. Anyway, AC Delco PF12 oil filter mislabeled as spark plug. Been sitting in my tool box ever since but I thought this group might enjoy

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From flexplate to wrecksplate

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...if you shake the RF wheel that crack actually opens up and creaks. And the strut mounts pop. And the exhaust has 7 clamps on it. And the rear seat/floorpan is almost touching the pavement.

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Cracked block 69000miles
...I couldn’t reconstruct what the exact failure was. It even looked like they tried turning the engine multiple times after failing, which made it worse.

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Its on a bus. We ended up welding it to move it around, then replaced the whole thing.

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Right foot blue! Left hand red! Left, right, yellow, blue, green!

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Obligatory tire post

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Obligatory brake post

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