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Old 06-16-2021, 09:27 PM   #11
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Double ouch!

At least you've never dropped a transmission on your face ...
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1990 Nissan Hardbody, Aztec Red
Standard cab, 4x4, KA24E, 5-speed
Intentionally near-stock
Mods: Second OEM horn, stereo/speakers/sub,
mud and snow tires, HD trailer hitch (cat 3+),
liquid bed liner, G1W dashcam
Definitely not for sale!
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Old 06-16-2021, 09:38 PM   #12
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No, but I have dropped one on my hand before. The band adjustment stud tore a bunch of skin off my hand on its way down. In retrospect I'm actually quite lucky it didn't smash my finger bones into a million little pieces.
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Old 06-17-2021, 03:24 AM   #13
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Many years ago, my friend Ron and I dropped the entire rear axle out of a 77 Mustang....

So...Ron is under the car after we got the rear axle moved out, and we had this thing (foolishly) on a bumper jack. The jack slipped off. Ron says:

"BOB! Get....this....thing...off...my...CHEST!"

I was actually able to lift it up enough for him to slide out. He wasn't hurt, but he sure gave me a dirty look. He actually caught the car by the gas tank with his hands. Not too much weight, nothing in the trunk. But good thing he was quick enough to grab it, and he was built like a linebacker anyway. I would laugh about that incident once in a while, but not while Ron was around.

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Old 06-17-2021, 05:41 PM   #14
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