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Old 01-16-2010, 07:55 PM   #1
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So I think I win the macgyver award for today. changed the rightside axle on my friends Beretta today. Was shot went to pull it out and it split at the inner CV. so now I got a shell sticking out of the trans. I couldn't get enough force into popping out the clip. And I was in a parking lot. So I grab my jumper cables and wrapped them behind the CV housing. POP ok comes half shaft
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Desperate times, require desperate measures! Nice thinking on the 'adapt a tool'.
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yup you are now worthy of the award congratsD
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Great thinking!!!!
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Did you disconnect his battery first? If not, I decline the award on account you coulda fried his system.
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sure how could I have fried the system though?
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Old 01-17-2010, 12:15 AM   #7
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I dunno. Electrical systems are odd sometimes though. I know once when I had my 07 Avalanche I was having a Flowmaster welded on, and we didn't disconnect the battery. 3 days later my SES light was on. Apparently when we welded the muffler on, it overloaded some solenoid in the emissions system. It was weird.
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Well yeah thats welding where you are putting 200 amps into your car BBzzzzzt so my jumper cable slide hammer is electric safe.
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Haha, you shoulda video taped it in case it went horribly wrong. Nothing like a good fail video.
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Like rip off the brake line at the same time. Thought about that as I was wrapping it up.
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