If your Ford had a Matthew McConaughey, it would be a Lincoln

My favorite JRitS posts of the week, Vol. 54

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: F3l1x12

HOW is that even holding?

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Engine was up to temp, radiator was pretty close, clutch was very easy to overcome.

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Photo: HowManyMonkeys

F150... 2013 if I remember right.

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Photo: Brianr390

This one came off of one of the police training vehicles. They usually burn up from driving them so hard and the gear oil just can’t handle the heat. I’ve replaced a lot of them.

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Photo: Darth_Crypticus
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Oh look a GMT400 dump truck. Neat.

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Photo: s629c
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Tbf his interior are in like new condition for 40k miles. We’ll take care

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Photo: loganthegood
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If only there was some way to tell...

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Photo: Sasquatch559
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It’s funny when liars have trust issues.

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Photo: metallicamaster3
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“Replaced everything” but misplaced something, apparently...

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Photo: CosmicJoker96
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When you need a code to read codes...

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Photo: Vaultboy4111

the worst part was she took it to her mechanic yesterday & he told her nothings wrong with it it just needs new tires & an alignment...

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Photo: MoralDylema
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Welp, those studs are duds.

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Photo: F3l1x12
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Just like playing Operation...

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Photo: Quibblicous

Paper wasps right behind the grill on a 2001 Nissan Xterra. About 20 wasps and their nest.

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Photo: ol_greggory
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That would bug me.

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Photo: Bloodytamponvamp

So the story is a morning guy installed the diff, could have filled the diff but didn’t. Job rolls over to a green night guy to finish up the job by installing axles, should have confirmed that there was oil in the diff but didn’t and sent the truck out.

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Photo: Hawaiiansdoitbetter

No flex section. It’s literally cat, then 2 feet of pipe to 2 90 degree sections with a vibration dampener, THEN a hanger. It’s very poorly designed

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Photo: LeafDoctor

Electric power steering control box. Side by side was flipped and sat on its side for days while the battery leaked acid on it.

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Photo: Texavelle82

460 from a 95 F-Superduty box truck.

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Photo: alamoheart
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Obligatory brake post

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Photo: catonmyshoulder69
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Obligatory tire post

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