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My favorite JRitS posts of the week, Vol. 177

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Image: Just Rolled into the Shop subreddit

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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Photo: DBrad77

An f350

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...In this case driver was alone and was lucky enough to live but fire Department stated that the only reason was because it was a BMW otherwise like a honda or toyota person would have been dead.

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Opel Corsa D, 1.0L

It’s apparently due to some kind of over pressure in the camshaft cover. It’s generally due to a head gasket failure. This one in particular, I don’t know as the head gasket was changed 6 months ago due to a warped cylinder head (it was fixed too). I don’t know man, it’s like this car was designed to fail.

...Engine was seized due to water being present below and above the pistons. Valves don’t seem bent or anything, just a shitload of water everywhere. I don’t even

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1.0 diag, 0.30 to remove the wrapper!

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They clipped a piece of the shield and crawled in there for warmth. Assembly guy took the shield off and there were another 7 crabs in there

They seem to be fossilized lol mustve been in there for atleast 2 years

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Photo: BiggRanger

If you zoom in you can see a nice 3/16" hole at the base of the dipstick for water to pour into. It took forever to get the remains of the old dipstick tube out.

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Happened about a year ago at our shop. Had to put customer into a loaner and bring it to our body shop.

...She was actually a nice old lady so she didn’t get crazy on us.

...The tech ended up getting fired cause he didn’t pass the drug test after this.

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Well that took effort...

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Truck came in with intermittent shut off and crank no start. Tracked the issue to loose FICM voltage supply from fuse box. But we were more interested in the 5 propane bottles strapped in the bed.

Anything over 10 psi of boost and it injects straight propane into the intake pre-turbo.....

Actually dynoed an extra 80 hp...

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Chain, chain, chain... Chain of fools

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Did one of these recently... what an unpleasant car to work on.

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Oh is that all?

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Unit also had broken dipstick tube. We expect the customer shoved it in there to plug the hole.

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Photo: jeffyt33

This happened at a different location of the company I work for, the shop just opened two days ago.

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Ok everyone no worries, this happened yesterday and I kept the trailer at the shop and told him to grab a different one

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...NAPA reman! Most likely a re-boxed Cardone imo

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Yeah this ones a Midwest beater...

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Not Subaru’s fault...

...Came in for a fluid change where an apprentice drained the front differential and then didn’t fill it up again.

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Botch-lock!

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Obligatory brake post

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Obligatory tire post

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