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

My favorite JRitS posts of the week, Vol. 64

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: basedgooby

100% unfinished and confirmed defect by the manufacturer. I did 3 others before being unpleasantly surprised by this stubborn rod, only to realize I was the stubborn one

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Photo: SmokeSPTN

When presented to client, (about another 9 needles fell out) “just do the oil change, stop trying to up sell me.” “Yes, Sir.”


Photo: 62Valiant200

The issue is they used the wrong filter. Same thread. Different width mating area. So it was only holding on with half the gasket.

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...this truck just left the shop this morning. So the mechanic that “fixed” the truck learned his lesson on properly tying up hoses and cables

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Photo: RexFlugleman
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Fixodent and forget it?

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Photo: Lumpy2
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Pretty sure something would Snap-Off before it clicked.

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Photo: Edweezy_21

02 Hyundai Elantra... The car had oil leaks for a long time so subframe was just starting to have soft spots. Unfortunately, that oil leak didn’t reach the control arms lol

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Photo: nate94gt

update: the frame was in fact bent. funny thing is, it appears to be a southern truck as the frame was in pretty good shape, just bent.
I figured it would have been rusted out... Michigan really need safety inspections

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Photo: never0101
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God help us all.

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Photo: panama-red152

94 yj, 2.5l

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Screenshot: Senicide2
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Photo: Sacredauto
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Growing pains

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Photo: keepitbasic
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Ya burnt.

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Photo: necklasbeardedwonder

We try to maintain a catch and release mentality since there’s so many damn spiders.. but there are exceptions to the rule.

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Photo: Kramer1621
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Obligatory tire post

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Photo: capetech717
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Obligatory brake post

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