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Idiot of the century?

Discussion in 'General Chat' started by smudge_don, Nov 26, 2009.

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    :lmfao:

    A former colleague of mine once had a similar issue. All he did was phoned the AA, they towed the car to Halfords, they managed to remove the knackered locking wheel nut and replace all others, all sorted.
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    Good god! Thats a bit desperate solution LOL
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    It's different over there, they probably don't have AA, even if they did, they probably don't have Halfords lol.
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    * Other auto repair shops are available.
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    Looking at the wheels, they're only cheap anyway

    But still a bit drastic, imagine if someone did this to their beloved BBS wheels or something!!!
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    ha ha quite funny he must of just snapped ...lol
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    Why didn't he just hammer an extension bar into the middle of the bolt?
    Or drill the thing out?
    Or remove the hub nut and take the whole hub off to work on it.

    Or trepann himself.
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    Damn I had similar issue, just smacked a socket on & wound it of, even a weld would of loosened it to remove no doubt, anything better than that, but tbh it all comes down to timing, wheel worth & situation, so maybe not as clean cut (pun intended) as we think.
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    Seen the sand-in-audi and energy-drink-in-gixxer threads, classics both...

    :blink: look at that turbo, what the hell :wacko:

    Going to have to read it now :happy:

    *I've chopped a perfectly good wheel up before because of a sodding locknut...ssshhhh*
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    YEAH BABY balance that turbo with a MIG welder!
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    vorhees that is pee funny the energy drink lol lmfao
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    There is one born every day..........:drag:
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    Oh my, thats really not the right way to go about that problem!.

    Still, I like seeing threads like that...makes me feel clever!.

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