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Locomotive throws a piston into a house.

Discussion in 'Off-Topic Discussion' started by Bama_TACO, Jan 28, 2011.

  1. Jan 28, 2011 at 5:47 AM
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    Bama_TACO

    Bama_TACO [OP] ROLL TIDE!!!!!!!

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  2. Jan 28, 2011 at 5:48 AM
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    98tacoma27

    98tacoma27 :POOPCORN: Thor

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    TUNDRA FTW!!!!!! :woot:
     
  3. Jan 28, 2011 at 6:08 AM
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    crf69

    crf69 scraping my emblems off my plasti-dip

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    ummm yeah
    holy shit balls
     
  4. Jan 28, 2011 at 6:10 AM
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    maestroz2

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    I work for the engine group un-named company who builds these...It has been fixed since then but yes it was quite the problem.
     
  5. Jan 28, 2011 at 6:10 AM
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    theredofshaw

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  6. Jan 28, 2011 at 6:12 AM
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    crf69

    crf69 scraping my emblems off my plasti-dip

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    ummm yeah
    explain....
     
  7. Jan 28, 2011 at 6:13 AM
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    98tacoma27

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    What's the piece that is laying by the guys feet? The cylinder?
    [​IMG]
     
  8. Jan 28, 2011 at 6:19 AM
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    ForeRunner

    ForeRunner BBC. Bring Back Clarkson Thor

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    I would say yes. The diesel engines aren't like the ones you find the trucks. The cylinders are modular instead being built as a whole engine block. Saves weight and easier to replace.
     
  9. Jan 28, 2011 at 7:24 AM
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    mntbiker2008

    mntbiker2008 First I derp.. then I herp

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    :eek: damn! where is Brian R at???? Isn't he a railroad worker? speaking of which.... I have not seen him around here in a while...
     
  10. Jan 28, 2011 at 7:27 AM
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    oldtacomaguy

    oldtacomaguy four forty four

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    Couldn't have hit that roof any closer to dead center if they tried! Sharpshooters.
     
  11. Jan 28, 2011 at 8:06 AM
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    The piece is called a power assembly, its pretty much a cylinder head per cylinder. They do this to save weight and also it is easier to change them out rather than having one big cylinder head.
     
  12. Jan 28, 2011 at 8:09 AM
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    thats awsome
     
  13. Jan 28, 2011 at 8:10 AM
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    What actually caused the failure?
     
  14. Jan 28, 2011 at 8:15 AM
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    chris4x4

    chris4x4 With sufficient thrust, pigs fly just fine. Thor

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    Chuck Norris was pised at that cylinder.....
     
  15. Jan 28, 2011 at 8:16 AM
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    GotLift37 Bangers Runner

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    someone has a lawsuit on their hands.
     
  16. Jan 28, 2011 at 8:16 AM
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    Not impressed..........:p
     
  17. Jan 28, 2011 at 8:18 AM
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    GUUUUUUUHHHH! Homeowner must have thought we had come under attack.
     
  18. Jan 28, 2011 at 8:20 AM
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    i cant remember but i think it was a failed connecting rod.
     
  19. Jan 28, 2011 at 8:23 AM
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    i wonder if they let the guy keep the piston. that would be a cool souvenir.
     
  20. Jan 28, 2011 at 8:27 AM
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    Explain that to your insurance company.
     
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