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Old 06-25-2009, 01:23 PM   #1
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So yesterday, my dad and I decided to completely tear threw the hangar and get rid of all the **** that we don't need. Washing the walls and the floors, sweeping and organizing, etc..

Any way, about 7 hours later, the **** looks great! We washed all the cars and I gave the 97 Viper a nice coat of hard wax, my truck is completely mexican packed with all the **** we are throwing away, all the tools and equipment are nicely stowed away in their proper places. Everything went very, very well.

Until....my dad walks in my room and says, "Hey check out what I did."

I walk out into the hangar and he tells me he fixed all the lights....except one.

I look at the fixture over the miata and see a bulb missing. I look down and I see a smashed flourescent light in my engine bay

It was an accident but, a very time consuming clean up. I went over the entire car and engine bay with a shop vac and i'm sure I got most of it out. The biggest problem was that I was in the middle of changing the oil restrictor and pan fitting, so the turbo, wastagate and all the other **** was half way off and the glass got everywhere!!!

Please share your favorite FAIL stories.
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Old 06-25-2009, 02:20 PM   #2
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So yesterday, my dad and I decided to completely tear through the hanger and get rid of all the **** that we don't need. Washing the walls and the floors, sweeping and organizing, etc..

Anyway, about 7 hours later, the **** looks great! We washed all the cars and I gave the 97 Viper a nice coat of hard wax, my truck is completely mexican packed with all the **** we are throwing away, all the tools and equipment are nicely stowed away in their proper places. Everything went very, very well.

Until....my dad walks in my room and says, "Hey check out what I did.".

I walk out into the hanger and he tells me he fixed all the lights....except one.

I look at the fixture over the miata and see a bulb missing. I look down and I see a smashed flourescent light in my engine bay

It was an accident but, a very time consuming clean up. I went over the entire car and engine bay with a shop vac and i'm sure I got most of it out. The biggest problem was that I was in the middle of changing the oil restrictor and pan fitting, so the turbo, wastagate and all the other **** was half way off and the glass got everywhere!!!

Please share your favorite FAIL stories.
At least you remember to capitolize your "I"s.
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Old 06-25-2009, 02:31 PM   #4
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Capitalize.
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Ah **** heers wez go wit dat gramticle shiit againz, ***......, on a lighter not that sucks about the light, As for a fail story I hope to not have one anytime soon (knock on wood)
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Old 06-25-2009, 02:46 PM   #6
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I think it is hangar as in airplane storage that the op is referring to. But threw vs. through was annoying when I first read it. Stay in skewl. Stay awake in skewl.
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We need pictures of said hangar, Viper, and Miata mess.
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Alright, give me a break. It is the afternoon and I am a little tispy....

My grammar is usually spot on but, please forgive me for my errors.

I am in school and actually doing very, very well. I am attending UCF in January for Mechanical Engineering as well as my Musician classes.

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Does any one have any FAIL stories to share or is my grammar just the hot topic for now?

Pics will be soon. I'll post up the street viper and the Hennessy Viper as well as the miata disaster area.

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I think it is hangar as in airplane storage that the op is referring to. But threw vs. through was annoying when I first read it. Stay in skewl. Stay awake in skewl.

Yes, aiplane hangar(hanger). I live on the air strip in Summerland Key.
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Dude..it's cool...i'm giving you a hard time in a friendly way
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I think it is hangar as in airplane storage that the op is referring to. But threw vs. through was annoying when I first read it. Stay in skewl. Stay awake in skewl.

You know... after looking it up, I can't find a "correct" way to spell it... half the time "e" is used, the other half "a" is used. Oh **** it....that's what I get for having 6 TVs radiating my brain for 8 hours a day :( (Does that count as my fail story of the day?)
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I installed the intake manifold gasket backwards... pissed coolant out all over the floor with ICANTDRIVE55 and one of his boys watching the first time I met them... really cemented my rep.
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I have 2 that i just figured out today

First is the famous "pull the AC forget to put that bolt back in" Spent 2 weeks tryin to figure it out then finally posted with pics of the oil leaks and they saw this

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The second one is the way i routed my catch can. Its all fuckered up and i believe this is the reason why smoke comes out my tailpipe. Ima noob

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Got kinda lucky. 30psi spike on a stock 2.3L ford Lima..

Most of the compression piston ring were missing. Theres a few pieces of it that were stuck in the CAST IRON CYLINDER HEAD, and a few can be seen in the face of the piston...

Cracked the piston from face to skirt completely through!! More fail soon to come when I get a turbo on the miata... haha
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I am in school and actually doing very, very well. I am attending UCF in January for Mechanical Engineering as well as my Musician classes.
Wow i do MMA also! UFC rocks!
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