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: WillWorkForCars

Oh snap (ring)!

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Video: Blobert_E_Lee

Accelerator got caught on a supercharged V6... Bullbar was bent in slightly on the left. Drivers door hinges are ROOTED

The hoist is a write off, post was ripped out of the ground and is sitting at 45°

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Screenshot: tzc1215

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Screenshot: SoullessSubie

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Photo: STR3TCH1982

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I got 3 words for ya: DRILL BABY DRILL

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Photo: ismellpoo

...it wouldn’t spin over. Not even with a wrench on it 

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Photo: themechanic95

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More like triple-lame

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Screenshot: DirtyxJerdy

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Photo: newmans11

Synthetic is great oil, but you still have to change it at least once a century

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Photo: _Grease_Monkey

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Hubba rubba

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Photo: Alucard660

No complaints about brakes. It was a tow in because the computer had put the vehicle in limp mode and the battery was dead.

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Photo: SuaveToaster

Recall and airbag lights involve passenger seat wire repair and airbag module replacement. Customer has to come up here and clean out backseat of car before we can do recall. We aren’t doing the A/C due to she doesn’t want to pay for anything.

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GIF: ealershitlife

This was driving. The threads were stripped. Tech backed off the jam nut to do an alignment and this happened.

Apparently this is the second time this has happened to this car. It was loaded up in a roll back and sent down the street to Toyota.
I’m trying to remember milage I think maybe 60k

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Photo: atrodger

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Thanks, Captain Control Harm

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Photo: Sleepy_Venusaur

...this car was stolen and had the ignition cut out. This was the “fix.” Now its here for a no start concern.

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Photo: slothrocket13

We called animal control and they came and picked them up.

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Photo: hur_duh_hur

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I don’t hate this as much as I used to, but it’s till pretty annoying. Be sure to check the post comments on this one for some thoughtful defense of this design.

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Photo: hockey4life90

Jeep Wrangler unlimited Rubicon... Customer said it just randomly happened in driveway but had [dirt] and stick jammed up under it

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Photo: boston_jorj

Your looking at where all of the brake lines run into and out of the electronic brake control module (ABS)

2005 Chevrolet Suburban, 166k. Bought new and driven in Cincinnati OH. since.

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Photo: tflynn09

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Looks like Geordi reversed the polarity again.

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Photo: cnaydiuk

V2003. Used in a bobcat t190... Exhaust into the coolant as well. His head gasket was toast too. On top of this.

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Screenshot: atrodger

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Photo: tflynn09

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Pretty sure that’s... not OEM.

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Photo: TacoHimmelswanderer

...it’s an international eagle triaxle with a 16’ bed and a c12 Cat. the spring that broke was the front driver side. They drove the truck across town to my shop with it about to fall over in its head it was leaning so hard

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Photo: Ileach

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Obligatory brake post

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Photo: Shad0wFa1c0n

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Obligatory tire post