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Old 07-01-2017, 10:11 AM
 
Location: Cleaning CAT VOMIT out of radiators
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Ave Maria..! WHAT is that bundle beneath that vehicle? Is it wrapped around a drive shaft?
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Old 07-01-2017, 11:52 AM
 
Location: Texas Hill Country
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Once upon a time, we had a comedy about this on American TV:
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There are limits, doncha know?
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Old 07-01-2017, 01:05 PM
 
Location: Central Washington
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Ave Maria..! WHAT is that bundle beneath that vehicle? Is it wrapped around a drive shaft?
That's the remains of a box spring, and yes it is wrapped around the drive shaft. The woman who was driving ran it over on a freeway and kept going. That mess of wire tore a hole in the gas tank and it finally ran out of gas. Must have been a hell of a ride in that thing for a few miles! Here's another one:


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Old 07-01-2017, 02:35 PM
 
Location: Cleaning CAT VOMIT out of radiators
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That's the remains of a box spring, and yes it is wrapped around the drive shaft. The woman who was driving ran it over on a freeway and kept going. That mess of wire tore a hole in the gas tank and it finally ran out of gas. Must have been a hell of a ride in that thing for a few miles! Here's another one:

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A wonder that whole sturm'un drang didn't catch on fire!
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Old 07-01-2017, 02:55 PM
 
Location: Tennessee/Michigan
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The other day at Lowes I saw a guy with five sheets of plywood on top of his Toyota Prius car. People will do anything to these days.
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Old 07-01-2017, 04:34 PM
 
Location: Blue Ridge
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The other day at Lowes I saw a guy with five sheets of plywood on top of his Toyota Prius car. People will do anything to these days.
I've seen a Mazda Miata do it tied to the mirrors.
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Old 07-01-2017, 07:01 PM
 
Location: Florida
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10 pounds in a 1 pound sack.
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