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: anarchyx34

I see the problem here: a burnt bridge.

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Photo: yozen-frogurt

...this was the brand new, 5 day old one...

Warranty claim, ahoy!

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Photo: Nikdog101

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Where to begin...

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Photo: MeatHelmet82

I worked at Lexus as a service tech when the whole throttle entrapment nonsense happened I did an experiment with a ES350 (same drivetrain as a 2010ish V6 Camry) went WOT and stepped on the brake repeatedly untell the vacuum in the booster was gone, and then tried with everything I had on the brake wile keeping the car at WOT. The car continued to accelerate, it definitely was not going to bring it to a stop. Also this was before the PCM was reprogrammed with the brake override software.

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Photo: argonthegreat

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Yum, shredded pinon.

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Screenshot: mnycz

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Photo: XSrcing

This is a tree service truck. More specifically, it tows around a huge wood chipper that shoots saw dust all over the truck. The cowling at the base of the windshield had so much shit crammed in it that it started composting.

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Photo: rozza43

This is the worst I have seen I a while...i should have taken a pic of the back of the engine...it nearly tore a hole all the way thru it...

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Photo: Chippy569

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Well maybe it should have “Subaru” ones instead.

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Photo: Bornemann27

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I need dis.

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Photo: ScrotusMinimus

Actually, this customer has been on it with service, the previous owner not so much. Sad, because the 5.7L 3UR is a tough engine to kill.

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Photo: elid22

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Big deal, still has almost half of the leafs intact!

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The bigger they are...

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Photo: dammitmitchell

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Ah, life in the bust relt.

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Photo: Duncansport

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It’s 10pm; do you know where your keys are?

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Video: KyleMartin101

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Bearing pack? More like bearing slack.

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Screenshot: keithmacool

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Photo: keithmacool

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why

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The license plate probably reads GLA55. Smart wiper!

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Photo: youapr0

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Stapled Restraint System

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Photo: BigShowSJG

this is an 04 BMW

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Photo: JAW5H0FD00M

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[insert “caddie” pun here]

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Photo: mattdoescsharp

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This Mustang had its daily fill of fiber. And carbs!

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Photo: liamthomas95

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Yikes!

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Photo: Illtema

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Obligatory brake post

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Photo: Stevenjdevine

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Obligatory tire post