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Old 04-21-2004, 10:51 PM   #1
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Got a flat today involving 2 construction nails. Unfortunately it was right after all the tire places closed. Always the day before an exam, it never fails. Construction companies really gotta start learning to clean up their crap
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Hey, a 5lb box of nails has like 1000 nails, It'* pretty hard to clean them all up.... That and the minimum wage worker who is responsible really isn't that concerned, Sucks eh?
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worked on a construction site for a while. they ain't makin' minimum wage!
TOP SECRET: they throw those nails out there on purpose just to see people
who don't know how to change a tire fumble with that weird lookin' thing in
the trunk!
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Those that throw nails on roads deserve those nails stuck in their... um, that annoys me.
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While we're talkin about changin tires and all, Did you know BMW'* have bolts to hold the tire on? Crazy.
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Hey, a 5lb box of nails has like 1000 nails, It'* pretty hard to clean them all up.... That and the minimum wage worker who is responsible really isn't that concerned, Sucks eh?
Well not too tough to use a broom for godsake and clean the worksite. I could understand if there was some major accidently nail spillage from the box but doubt thats the case. Whatever, they can do it to their own cars but leave mine alone, I know how to change a tire
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While we're talkin about changin tires and all, Did you know BMW'* have bolts to hold the tire on? Crazy.
Some newer saturns do too. It'* really annoying to change the tire, cuz you have to rest the rim on like, .25" lip while you try to thread the first bolt in.
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Did you know BMW'* have bolts to hold the tire on? Crazy.
Yeah, it'* a German thing. VW'* have the same setup. I'm really not sure what the advantage is?
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I can change a tire although I prefer not too. I learned by trial and error. Mostly error like you have to actually loosen the lugnuts before you jack up the car

Now I rely on the kindness of strangers or have emergency roadside service.
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Mostly error like you have to actually loosen the lugnuts before you jack up the car

Now I rely on the kindness of strangers or have emergency roadside service.
ya mom, except dont take the lug nuts completely off!!!!

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