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Putting some Toyota and Mercedes parts on the Impala

 
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PostPosted: Sun Jan 02, 2011 9:35 pm    Post subject: Funny Putting some Toyota and Mercedes parts on the Impala Reply with quote

I had a flat tire a few weeks ago, and it reminded me how much our jacks suck. Laughing While at the junkyards this weekend, I picked up a Toyota jack and found a sweet crank handle in the trunk of an old Mercedes. Very Happy

These jacks are also found in a LOT of Nissans and can be picked up for under $10. Nissans also came with two-piece handles that form a T that you can crank with. My Murano has a similar too, works nicely. Unlike the mounted handle on the GM jacks, these have a hole that you that use a crank with so you can lift continuously and much faster.

It doesnt fit in the same position as the factory jack since ours are held down with a plastic nut. However, turning the jack 90 degrees makes it fit perfectly.


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PostPosted: Sun Jan 02, 2011 10:29 pm    Post subject:   Reply with quote

Hopefully your throttle doesn't stick.

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PostPosted: Sun Jan 02, 2011 10:48 pm    Post subject:   Reply with quote

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Hopefully your throttle doesn't stick.


Hopefully your trans doesnt start slipping tomorrow.

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PostPosted: Sun Jan 02, 2011 11:03 pm    Post subject:   Reply with quote

It was a joke. Rolling Eyes

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PostPosted: Mon Jan 03, 2011 4:21 am    Post subject:   Reply with quote

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Hopefully your throttle doesn't stick.


HAAAAAAAAA I get it.... Laughing

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PostPosted: Mon Jan 03, 2011 1:51 pm    Post subject:   Reply with quote

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Hopefully your throttle doesn't stick.


hahahaha now I get it! Laughing *black-eye smiley*

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PostPosted: Mon Jan 03, 2011 3:25 pm    Post subject:   Reply with quote

For those of us who are dumbed down a bit...me...could you elaborate?

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PostPosted: Mon Jan 03, 2011 3:27 pm    Post subject:   Reply with quote

Our stock scissor jack blows mightily. MISHNAH, our resident junkyard king, pieced together a better jack out of Toyota and Merecedes jacks.

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PostPosted: Mon Jan 03, 2011 5:44 pm    Post subject:   Reply with quote

lol I got that part, Iffy. (I hope you didn't think I was being an ass because I wasn't.) I meant about the throttle not sticking. Is it with the Toyotas having the braking problem last year or something similar?

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PostPosted: Mon Jan 03, 2011 5:47 pm    Post subject:   Reply with quote

I was wondering how someone couldn't figure that out... Laughing

Anyways, I'm sure it's a jab at the runaway Toyotas.

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My Toyota never tried to kill me, dammit!

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PostPosted: Mon Jan 03, 2011 5:58 pm    Post subject:   Reply with quote

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I was wondering how someone couldn't figure that out... Laughing

Anyways, I'm sure it's a jab at the runaway Toyotas.


lol Cool, thanks.

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I was wondering how someone couldn't figure that out... Laughing

Anyways, I'm sure it's a jab at the runaway Toyotas.


I re-interpreted it as hopefully cranking so much faster that my body couldnt stop. Laughing

My first interpretation was that by doing this to a Chevy my throttle should stick open and crash. Laughing

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