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Pic of the week...... Workshop fail!

Discussion in 'Car Repairs / Maintenance' started by KingboyD, 21 Dec 2011.

  1. KingboyD

    KingboyD

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    Today I lost my Snap On spike, scratched head and wondered where I had it last, I used it to remove an airbox on an Audi A6 3.2, outside I go with keys to look and as I open the bonnet it comes to me!! I had dropped spike down side of engine and got side tracked before I could retrieve it!

    It sat on one of the cat`s for some of the roadtest and got alittle warm lol!!!

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  3. Burnerman

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    That looks like the spike for picking out oil seals......if your luck is in?
    I remember leaving a rag under a Sierra (pinto engine) bonnet after a cam change......whipped the new belt straight back off :p
    John :)
     
  4. davieboy

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    cant see you getting that under warranty! worst i did recently was leaving magnetic torch stuck under a clio. customer came back next day saying she was worried cos there was an eerie glow coming from under her car at night. lol.

    lucky i got me torch back, it was a mac one and no cheap.

    dave.
     
  5. stewartlaura67

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    Great blunders like this happen so often.
     
  6. timtheenchanter

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    done a couple, keys on top of air box, car locked, drop bonnet.....
    DOH.
    Left spanner under there somewhere, went for a road test, went to change gear, nope, not happening, it had wedged itself in the gear selector.
     
  7. iamamartian

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    lol you must be the one who serviced my car .

    1. Angled small telescopic mirror in engine bay
    2. Screwdriver next to wiper arm still there after carwash :eek:
    3. Snap on ratchet spanner wedged in radaiter hose

    All recovered when misfire fault finding :rolleyes:
     
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