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my dodge launched off the lift at the shop today!!

Discussion in 'Original Pictures Forum' started by THEGOLDPRO, Jun 23, 2008.


    THEGOLDPRO LawnSite Fanatic
    Posts: 5,223

    so today i got some break work done on the dodge had em do an oil change while it was there. so they got this new16 year old kid working there as the shop bit*h he changes the oil goes to start the truck up and let it run for a sec, now mind you my trucks a 5-speed he didnt notice the truck was in first and popped the clutch out and jumped it right off the front of the lift into their alignment machine destroyed the alignment machine and beat my front bumper up pretty good. alo apparently the alignment machine costs about 40k lol

    kid went into shock and didnt say a word. i just happined to be there when this all happined and saw the whole thing i went into shock for a sec then just started laughing i also took a few pics to remember this by.
  2. P.Services

    P.Services LawnSite Fanatic
    Posts: 6,322

    wow man u handled that like a pro!!
  3. kps2389

    kps2389 LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 346

    What shop is that at?
  4. T.L.C.MICH.

    T.L.C.MICH. LawnSite Member
    Posts: 12

    Looks like jr. needs to stick with pushing a broom, until someone teaches him how to handle the big boy toys. Yes, you did handle this very well.

    THEGOLDPRO LawnSite Fanatic
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    its in waterbury. my buddy owns the shop.
  6. grandview (2006)

    grandview (2006) LawnSite Gold Member
    Posts: 3,466

    My ex-buddy owns the shop!

    THEGOLDPRO LawnSite Fanatic
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    yeah he was alittle too cocky this was def a reality check lol my buddy said he was gonna fake fire him to freak him out.

    THEGOLDPRO LawnSite Fanatic
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    and now i own a 1/3 lol
  9. Tim03

    Tim03 LawnSite Member
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    At least no one was hurt. Sorry to see your truck banged up.
  10. Supper Grassy

    Supper Grassy LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,582

    wow that stinks
    how bad was the front end damaged?

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