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meeki007
03-09-2011, 10:56 PM
I've been working on customer cars now for almost a year and I'm always seeing the weirdest Kludge. I decided today that I will start takin' photos of this stuff for LOLz.

I will not post photos that may revel the customer or give away their name, so don't ask.


Today I was installing a rebuilt turbo on a mid 80's 240, as always when i put a car on the rack and its in the air I check out the underside while I'm there. Well i found this.

http://dl.dropbox.com/u/12968946/customer%20cars/DSCN2313.jpg

Closer inspection

http://dl.dropbox.com/u/12968946/customer%20cars/DSCN2315.jpg

Its a sneaker keyring! Asked customer about it. Said the exhaust rattled against the body and with this mod no rattle.

Then a 760 turbo shows up on a tow truck. No run condition. find wires under intake fried.

http://dl.dropbox.com/u/12968946/customer%20cars/DSCN2304.jpg

http://dl.dropbox.com/u/12968946/customer%20cars/DSCN2303.jpg

Tuns out the ECU's temp sender has fried against the ground wires. Still not enough to cause no fire at all. I'm talking no spark. So i goto the distributor. Find hall sensor plug on the back of the head mounted distributor dangling. The plug has gorilla glue all over it.

The distributor came out as you can see the distributor has glue all over it.

http://dl.dropbox.com/u/12968946/customer%20cars/DSCN2311.jpg

This kludge did not work.

Until tomorrow.

Ansel+
03-09-2011, 11:02 PM
Love that custom exhaust. You may enjoy this if you haven't seen it.

http://forums.turbobricks.com/showthread.php?t=163548

meeki007
03-09-2011, 11:13 PM
Love that custom exhaust. You may enjoy this if you haven't seen it.

http://forums.turbobricks.com/showthread.php?t=163548

OMG i just LOLed hard thanks for that!

Cameron
03-10-2011, 12:49 AM
You may enjoy this if you haven't seen it.

http://forums.turbobricks.com/showthread.php?t=163548

One of favorite threads on here ever.

smokeyfan1000
03-10-2011, 08:01 PM
I knew a guy tht tied his 67 Impala's hood down with twine. Shoulda been with us when the hood came up at 65mph.

Ansel+
03-10-2011, 10:17 PM
One of favorite threads on here ever.

Word, needs to be bumped more.

smokeyfan1000
03-10-2011, 10:56 PM
I have a 740 dizzy that someone JB welded that plug into the side of the dizzy. It didn't hold either looks like,.

Jeh
03-11-2011, 12:20 AM
Word, needs to be bumped more.

Oddly enough, I just added more pics.

Ansel+
03-11-2011, 12:37 AM
Oddly enough, I just added more pics.

I like the wagon with flames, classy.