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Old 12-20-2007, 10:31 PM
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Default People who should not work on their own cars...

Everyone can thank my girlfriend for sending this one my way, someone on the Audiforums got help from a buddy to do a homeslice port & polish by pouring sand in the intake.

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Old 12-20-2007, 10:52 PM
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Originally Posted by OTE_TheMissile View Post
Everyone can thank my girlfriend for sending this one my way, someone on the Audiforums got help from a buddy to do a homeslice port & polish by pouring sand in the intake.

Read on: http://www.audiforums.com/m_693578/mpage_1/key_/tm.htm
That's a spoof if I've ever heard one. They (of course) have the obligatory swipe at the Honda guys and everything. He's totally messing with them.
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Old 12-20-2007, 11:27 PM
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I dunno...nowadays I don't put anything past some people's stupidity.

My Old Man (veteran GM technician) has already had a car in his stall for engine problems; dumbass kid cut a hole in the intake behind the air filter to "improve airflow".
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Old 12-20-2007, 11:50 PM
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yeah Ive seen that on a few different forums all from different posters.. Someones just being a dumbass.. I wouldnt put it past some people though..
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Come on...LOL...you guys apparently haven't been on enough boards to spot a spoofed post. New account, only made the three posts, keeps bringing up the Honda thing, no additional posts about how to fix it...how to get a new motor.

Plus, there's no way it would be running even halfway decent after even a pound of sand, let alone 12.5 pounds. It would be toast after probably a handful or two.

Trust me...I'm in the car biz and I've had my share of dumbass friends. Ask me how I know how much trash it takes to kill a motor...I had a friend grind the lifter bosses on a 2.3L OHC for solid lifters...WITH THE HEAD STILL ON THE ENGINE. He thought he was being clever and saving the price of the $15 head gasket. He blocked off the oil drainback holes, but the residual debris alone (maybe a tablespoon or two, tops) killed the motor in less than 5 miles.

It's a slightly different means of destruction...but a motor that sucks in a handful of abrasive will be destroyed in minutes, not, "It's running really rough".

You guys are so eager to believe that the poster is the fool and that you're so much wiser than he is. I'd bet cash money he's saying the same thing about all you guys right now and laughing his ass off. I bet it's one of the regular guys from the forum. You *have* seen people do that stuff on here before...right? You know...make second accounts and new screen names just to say outrageous things and get everybody riled up?

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Ouch Joe , I used Grilled cheese sandwichs for brake pads once on my Honda Civic and they worked chessey
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Had the labor rates posted in my shop:

Labor, $75 an hour

If you watch, $85 an hour

If you worked on it, $125 and hour




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there is no way that anyone can be that stupid, he said that he had some mods done to the car so it shows some knowledge of cars, hopefully he is getting many lol's from that post.
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Originally Posted by emulberry View Post
there is no way that anyone can be that stupid, he said that he had some mods done to the car so it shows some knowledge of cars, hopefully he is getting many lol's from that post.
You know he is...
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