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Old 06-03-2010, 07:10 AM   #1
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I'm driving the company semi yesterday (yes, the same one I bent the smoke stack on) about 2 and half hours away from home when I hear a loud pop and smoke everywhere! There was so much smoke, I couldn't see the rear end of the trailer. After a quick diagnoses, I find that either I blew out the EGR gasket or the turbo crapped itself.

2 hours later, towing company comes out with a wrecker AND another semi. The company didn't want to tow the truck 2+ hours with a trailer. So they sent the other semi to pull the trailer. I'm sitting there LMAO wondering what this is going to cost the company just for the tow all the way back home.

A turbo runs about $1500 for these trucks. So about $1000 for the tow, $2000 to fix it, that'* gonna cost the company some money.

I didn't get back home to around 8PM last night. Which is about 4 hours later than normal.
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Old 06-03-2010, 07:37 AM   #2
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(Note to self) Don't let Mike drive any of my cars.
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Old 06-03-2010, 07:42 AM   #3
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I don't blame you Bill!

I'm waiting to see what happens when I go back in this morning.

We have another truck that'* a friggin DOG! They know I will pretty much flat out refuse to drive it, but I may use this as an excuse not to drive it.

"Are you sure you want me to drive this after what happened over the last couple of days??"

And quite frankly, everyone has been trying to find a way to destroy this truck without actually leaving evidence. Like, rolling it over a cliff or something. I have a plan, but not going to announce it.
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If you hate the possible replacement truck...why would you aim to kill the one you did yesterday?

Sounds like knowing there'* a mud bog in front of your clean white shoes and pulling the bridge out intentionally..lol
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Oh, way to go Mike. Hate to be you today.
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(Note to self) Don't let Mike drive any of my cars.
He ain't even riding in mine.
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If you hate the possible replacement truck...why would you aim to kill the one you did yesterday?

Sounds like knowing there'* a mud bog in front of your clean white shoes and pulling the bridge out intentionally..lol
Maybe he meant they're trying to destroy the replacement truck?
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Maybe he meant they're trying to destroy the replacement truck?
Tough to say... he killed his 95 many times, now the stack, then the truck... you tell me?
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Tough to say... he killed his 95 many times, now the stack, then the truck... you tell me?
Thats probably just how his luck goes. He wants to kill the replacement truck but while conspiring to take it out his truck decides to crap out on him
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