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Old 07-07-2008, 04:14 PM   #1
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http://forum.miata.net/vb/showthread.php?t=289292

for the lazy, watch the videos on the first post. then see #35.
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WTF is the thing attached to the end of the shock? Doesn't look like a stock part of the upper mount.
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lol nice
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looks another reason for a fail fest

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Old 07-07-2008, 05:13 PM   #5
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god i hate mythbusters...how do special effects people become distinguished engineers?
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WTF is the thing attached to the end of the shock? Doesn't look like a stock part of the upper mount.
It's the part of the assembly that's supposed to go below the upper mount, thus holding the whole assembly together. His shock rods are just poking through the upper mounts, not really connected to anything.


Not sure how Mythbusters comes into play.
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Old 07-07-2008, 06:28 PM   #7
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Jesus, its just floating around..

"Uncles friend" or not thats just retarded.
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Old 07-07-2008, 06:35 PM   #8
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what a ******* tard carnival.
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Not sure how Mythbusters comes into play.

m2cupcar posted an animated gif depicting FAILURE. It's from an episode of Mythbusters. Scott recognized that.
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Old 07-07-2008, 06:48 PM   #10
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oh but mythbusters has comedy. and isn't that what really matters?
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That whole thing has bad news written all over it. Would make for a fun autocross.
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I hope the guy doesn't install "stop leak" into his oil pan for poor compression.

I mean couldn't the person possibly figure out that he did something wrong when he installed the shocks and tightened down the shock rod nut?
All I can say is "**** ME"
Musta been a "UTI" graduate
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it HAS to be a joke, i hope
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it HAS to be a joke, i hope
Proof is in the pictures and videos
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Man...............I'm speechless.

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Man...............I'm speechless.

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Wow drop the tools dude!
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m2cupcar posted an animated gif depicting FAILURE. It's from an episode of Mythbusters. Scott recognized that.
Ah. For some reason the clip of Tory's faceplant didn't load when I was viewing this at work.

You know, for all its procedural and scientific inaccuracy, I love that show. When the hell are we going to see some new episodes?
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It's the part of the assembly that's supposed to go below the upper mount, thus holding the whole assembly together. His shock rods are just poking through the upper mounts, not really connected to anything.


Not sure how Mythbusters comes into play.
Oh I understand the function, but is it part of the GC kit for NB or is it part of the NB stock upper mount?

I've never had an NB apart.
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Maybe I should start browsing m.net again, I could at least get some good laughs from the epic failures. That's exactly how my Land Rover Disco was when the shock bushings went out, you could open the hood, bounce the car, and watch the top of the shocks just sit still.
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