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Citizens Liberty Organization / 🌎 Global Channels / 🚘mechanics-auto

For the discussion of motor-powered equipment, repair, and related topics.

Confused
(id: 205492937423978496)

29 Apr 2020 02:38

uhhhhhhhhh

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jackoffofalltrades
(id: 598665402154745887)

29 Apr 2020 02:39

Oh no

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Sam SimpChester
(id: 500405064817573898)

29 Apr 2020 02:40

I’m guessing they don’t X-ray welds on cars 🤣

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jackoffofalltrades
(id: 598665402154745887)

29 Apr 2020 02:40

I think someone stuck it together with bubble gum

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jackoffofalltrades
(id: 598665402154745887)

29 Apr 2020 02:41

Can you even call that a weld? Looks like it got some splatter from the guy beside it running an oil line

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Confused
(id: 205492937423978496)

29 Apr 2020 02:41

Now I'm not a car guy but apparently cars at some thing called SEMA are known to have A+ welds

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Sam SimpChester
(id: 500405064817573898)

29 Apr 2020 02:41

Could’ve done a better job with jb weld

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Confused
(id: 205492937423978496)

29 Apr 2020 02:41

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=icNprI9BfQY

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Sam SimpChester
(id: 500405064817573898)

29 Apr 2020 02:41

And Sema is a truck show is Daytona fl

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Sam SimpChester
(id: 500405064817573898)

29 Apr 2020 02:42

Where all the pavement princesses take their trucks

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jackoffofalltrades
(id: 598665402154745887)

29 Apr 2020 02:42

Holy perosity batman

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yeetasaurus
(id: 704673859412164668)

29 Apr 2020 02:42

Oh god I forgot about sema weldz

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Cannibal1-1
(id: 301334027325931520)

29 Apr 2020 02:43

As the son of a great welder and welder myself those are disgusting and need to be fixed ASAP

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Confused
(id: 205492937423978496)

29 Apr 2020 02:43

when your weld has more gaps than british teeth

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yeetasaurus
(id: 704673859412164668)

29 Apr 2020 02:43

Goddamn I miss stick welding

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yeetasaurus
(id: 704673859412164668)

29 Apr 2020 02:44

Stainless was the last stick I did. And oh my god was it smooth

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Sam SimpChester
(id: 500405064817573898)

29 Apr 2020 02:44

I wouldn’t even waste the time grinding that just scrap it and rebuild who knows what else is fucked

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Cannibal1-1
(id: 301334027325931520)

29 Apr 2020 02:45

It could be saved, weld over it, grind that back

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Confused
(id: 205492937423978496)

29 Apr 2020 02:45

we have the technology

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jackoffofalltrades
(id: 598665402154745887)

29 Apr 2020 02:46

Hell even just run over it with some paintable caulk so that the folks don't get scared, I mean all that stuffs trailered anyways

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Sam SimpChester
(id: 500405064817573898)

29 Apr 2020 02:46

Trailer and drove 20mph at most

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jackoffofalltrades
(id: 598665402154745887)

29 Apr 2020 02:47

Whether or not it'll fall apart on the truck getting there though is a whole other problem

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yeetasaurus
(id: 704673859412164668)

29 Apr 2020 02:47

Damn bluetooth driveshaft and whatnot

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jackoffofalltrades
(id: 598665402154745887)

29 Apr 2020 02:47

🤣🤣🤣🤣

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Sam SimpChester
(id: 500405064817573898)

29 Apr 2020 02:48

Probably doesn’t even have cup holders for my beer 🤣

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jackoffofalltrades
(id: 598665402154745887)

29 Apr 2020 02:48

Reminds me of a lifehack I saw the other day on a video

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Sam SimpChester
(id: 500405064817573898)

29 Apr 2020 02:48

Need enough room for my ice chest as well

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jackoffofalltrades
(id: 598665402154745887)

29 Apr 2020 02:49

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yeetasaurus
(id: 704673859412164668)

29 Apr 2020 02:49

😂😂

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Confused
(id: 205492937423978496)

29 Apr 2020 02:49

*oh shit the pigs, hide the beer*

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jackoffofalltrades
(id: 598665402154745887)

29 Apr 2020 02:49

Keeps it cold too 🤣🤣🤣

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Sam SimpChester
(id: 500405064817573898)

29 Apr 2020 02:50

Ever been so drunk you hid ya beer while watching cops?

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jackoffofalltrades
(id: 598665402154745887)

29 Apr 2020 02:51

I've been drunk enough that I started pickin a guitar on the front porch with a 6er while the cops were slowly rolling by with a gun on my hip

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jackoffofalltrades
(id: 598665402154745887)

29 Apr 2020 02:51

Fuckers were mad at me for doing hill Jack shit in the city when I had to move there for a short time

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Sam SimpChester
(id: 500405064817573898)

29 Apr 2020 02:52

But I’m in the fire department with about half the towns cops so i can’t recruit members from the fire department to join the cookout

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yeetasaurus
(id: 704673859412164668)

29 Apr 2020 02:52

R I P

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jackoffofalltrades
(id: 598665402154745887)

29 Apr 2020 02:53

Damn. I'm hoping the small towns just go about business as usual when the roast starts

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jackoffofalltrades
(id: 598665402154745887)

29 Apr 2020 02:53

I got a cop across the way from me and he's been running about doing life as normal this whole time so 🤷‍♂️

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Sam SimpChester
(id: 500405064817573898)

29 Apr 2020 02:54

Well just have to and see

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jackoffofalltrades
(id: 598665402154745887)

29 Apr 2020 02:55

Yup. Hoping I don't have to go too far to get some loot drops though if I have to be honest. Could really go for some nicer optics and some nogs

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Sam SimpChester
(id: 500405064817573898)

29 Apr 2020 02:56

Yeah but I doubt my local PD has that

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Confused
(id: 205492937423978496)

29 Apr 2020 02:56

Reminds me, when I was learning to weld as part of a class in tech school, one of the instructors turned around with his mask on and a spun up angle grinder, and almost carved my friend straight up the chest with it. Missed by two inches

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jackoffofalltrades
(id: 598665402154745887)

29 Apr 2020 02:56

Mine has APCs and some misc iraq equipment and we have maybe 25k people total

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Confused
(id: 205492937423978496)

29 Apr 2020 02:56

we were in a small booth

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jackoffofalltrades
(id: 598665402154745887)

29 Apr 2020 02:56

Jesus

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Sam SimpChester
(id: 500405064817573898)

29 Apr 2020 02:57

Hated working in a booth with my teacher watching over me

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Confused
(id: 205492937423978496)

29 Apr 2020 02:57

I was the only one who saw it, they both had welding masks on at that moment

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yeetasaurus
(id: 704673859412164668)

29 Apr 2020 02:57

Someone had the gas cranked way up on acetylene torch and it went out when I picked it up. Got it near a hot plate and it relit and blew, flame went under my mask and burned all the hair off my face

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jackoffofalltrades
(id: 598665402154745887)

29 Apr 2020 02:57

Yikes

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jackoffofalltrades
(id: 598665402154745887)

29 Apr 2020 02:58

My instructor told me about a guy who cut a hole in his toolbox so he could just toss his torch in there and lock it up with the lines attached instead of taking it off. He forgot to turn off the gas flow one day and the whole thing filled up and blew. Think he lost some bits if I recall

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jackoffofalltrades
(id: 598665402154745887)

29 Apr 2020 02:58

My instructor told me about a guy who cut a hole in his toolbox so he could just toss his torch in there and lock it up with the lines attached instead of taking it off. He forgot to turn off the gas flow one day and the whole thing filled up and blew. Think he lost some bits if I recall

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Sam SimpChester
(id: 500405064817573898)

29 Apr 2020 02:58

We filled a condom up with acetylene in high school and threw it at someone welding 🤣 week later we made filled a pipe up as well

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jackoffofalltrades
(id: 598665402154745887)

29 Apr 2020 02:58

My instructor told me about a guy who cut a hole in his toolbox so he could just toss his torch in there and lock it up with the lines attached instead of taking it off. He forgot to turn off the gas flow one day and the whole thing filled up and blew. Think he lost some bits if I recall

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Sam SimpChester
(id: 500405064817573898)

29 Apr 2020 02:59

We filled a condom up with acetylene in high school and threw it at someone welding 🤣 week later we made filled a pipe up as well

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jackoffofalltrades
(id: 598665402154745887)

29 Apr 2020 03:03

Hahahahaha

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jackoffofalltrades
(id: 598665402154745887)

29 Apr 2020 03:03

Alright internet's patched back together

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yeetasaurus
(id: 704673859412164668)

29 Apr 2020 03:03

Uhhhhhhh

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jackoffofalltrades
(id: 598665402154745887)

29 Apr 2020 03:03

Damn squirrels probably chewed thriught the line or something

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yeetasaurus
(id: 704673859412164668)

29 Apr 2020 03:03

Come again

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yeetasaurus
(id: 704673859412164668)

29 Apr 2020 03:03

Fuck 😂

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jackoffofalltrades
(id: 598665402154745887)

29 Apr 2020 03:03

I accidentally multiplayer that message

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jackoffofalltrades
(id: 598665402154745887)

29 Apr 2020 03:03

Miltiposted

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jackoffofalltrades
(id: 598665402154745887)

29 Apr 2020 03:03

Multi

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jackoffofalltrades
(id: 598665402154745887)

29 Apr 2020 03:04

I need to drink to be this bad at typing

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Sam SimpChester
(id: 500405064817573898)

29 Apr 2020 03:04

We filled a condom up with acetylene and threw it at someone welding

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yeetasaurus
(id: 704673859412164668)

29 Apr 2020 03:04

I had literally every intention on coming home and having a drink tonight, what did I do, fucking glass of tea

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yeetasaurus
(id: 704673859412164668)

29 Apr 2020 03:04

@Sam SimpChester what in the actual flying fuck

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Sam SimpChester
(id: 500405064817573898)

29 Apr 2020 03:05

Well we didn’t have the intentions to throw it at him but we were playing hot potato and it went that way

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yeetasaurus
(id: 704673859412164668)

29 Apr 2020 03:05

Fuckin way she goes boys

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Sam SimpChester
(id: 500405064817573898)

29 Apr 2020 03:06

Then the next day someone filled up a pipe in the Ag shop

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Sam SimpChester
(id: 500405064817573898)

29 Apr 2020 03:06

So yeah good times my last few years in HS

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yeetasaurus
(id: 704673859412164668)

29 Apr 2020 03:08

When I was doing my auto tech program at my local community college I was doing a lower ball joint on a Corolla and I hit the control arm hard enough to send the head of my hammer flying across the shop

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Sam SimpChester
(id: 500405064817573898)

29 Apr 2020 03:08

I hate doing ball joints. Sometimes they pop out with one hit other times you’re beating on it for an hour

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yeetasaurus
(id: 704673859412164668)

29 Apr 2020 03:09

Working on Land Cruisers for so fucking long gave me an entirely new appreciation for doing suspension work on little Nissans and Hondas

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Sam SimpChester
(id: 500405064817573898)

29 Apr 2020 03:10

Then I hate changing spark plugs cause it’s always the middle even that gives me fucking trouble taking out and putting back it

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jackoffofalltrades
(id: 598665402154745887)

29 Apr 2020 03:11

You say that like you haven't tried to pull plugs on a V8 F150

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Sam SimpChester
(id: 500405064817573898)

29 Apr 2020 03:12

I hate taking the damn door panels off of a 04-08 Ford

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yeetasaurus
(id: 704673859412164668)

29 Apr 2020 03:12

Jesus the ones that have 16 aren't bad to work on but dear god if it doesnt take 10 fucking years

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jackoffofalltrades
(id: 598665402154745887)

29 Apr 2020 03:13

Every time I get voluntold to wrench around on my dad's, every single plug breaks and they're a foot down in the block. Trick is you have to keep the engine hot and get them out while it's running

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Sam SimpChester
(id: 500405064817573898)

29 Apr 2020 03:14

Heard they made a tool to extract broke plugs

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yeetasaurus
(id: 704673859412164668)

29 Apr 2020 03:14

I've never had 3v plugs break myself. But I've always been told to get it hot, soak them in penetrating oil, let it cool down, get it hot again, and take them out with an impact

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jackoffofalltrades
(id: 598665402154745887)

29 Apr 2020 03:15

That'd do it. They get hardcore siezed up in there.

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Sam SimpChester
(id: 500405064817573898)

29 Apr 2020 03:15

I haven’t broke one myself

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Sam SimpChester
(id: 500405064817573898)

29 Apr 2020 03:15

Just had a hard time getting em out of my truck

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yeetasaurus
(id: 704673859412164668)

29 Apr 2020 03:16

My 2000 S10 had to have the steering shift dropped to change #3 plug

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yeetasaurus
(id: 704673859412164668)

29 Apr 2020 03:16

Never understood how GM overlooked that

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jackoffofalltrades
(id: 598665402154745887)

29 Apr 2020 03:17

Been meaning to ask, you guys ever thought about using paramotors for the cookout? No license to own/operate, 3k for a nice entry model and 10 hours flight time on a 5 gallon tank of gas

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yeetasaurus
(id: 704673859412164668)

29 Apr 2020 03:17

Would've just jacked the motor up but the mount bolts were absolutely fucked from whoever changed them last

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yeetasaurus
(id: 704673859412164668)

29 Apr 2020 03:17

Paramotors?

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Sam SimpChester
(id: 500405064817573898)

29 Apr 2020 03:17

I didn’t like how in my 99 Silverado the radio fuse controlled my odometer

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jackoffofalltrades
(id: 598665402154745887)

29 Apr 2020 03:19

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jackoffofalltrades
(id: 598665402154745887)

29 Apr 2020 03:19

Looks like that

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jackoffofalltrades
(id: 598665402154745887)

29 Apr 2020 03:19

They can get some serious altitude

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Sam SimpChester
(id: 500405064817573898)

29 Apr 2020 03:19

I’d rather keep my feet on the ground

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jackoffofalltrades
(id: 598665402154745887)

29 Apr 2020 03:20

I mean, you've already got a parachute out 🤣

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Sam SimpChester
(id: 500405064817573898)

29 Apr 2020 03:20

Stick to boots on the ground

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jackoffofalltrades
(id: 598665402154745887)

29 Apr 2020 03:21

Easy enough to make too for the brave, it's just a lawn mower engine with a prop and cage

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jackoffofalltrades
(id: 598665402154745887)

29 Apr 2020 03:21

🤣

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Sam SimpChester
(id: 500405064817573898)

29 Apr 2020 03:21

Yeah they’re easy to make til a strong enough breeze comes through

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jackoffofalltrades
(id: 598665402154745887)

29 Apr 2020 03:22

I'm thinking about getting one in the future and seeing what accuracy would look like from you there

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