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Man what did I do to deserve this??!!

Discussion in '1st Gen. Tacomas (1995-2004)' started by ERIC, Sep 17, 2009.

  1. Sep 17, 2009 at 10:12 AM
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    ERIC

    ERIC [OP] Well-Known Member

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    Yesterday i was turning on my truck and the battery exploded and put 2 dent in my hood and a fat chip in the paint. and i had just finished making her perfect. has this happened to anyone else?
     
  2. Sep 17, 2009 at 10:15 AM
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    nad

    nad mmmm tacos!

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    wow that sucks, should make the battery company pay for your hood
     
  3. Sep 17, 2009 at 10:18 AM
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    98tacoma27

    98tacoma27 is gooder 'en chicken Moderator

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    sorry to hear.

    :worthless:
     
  4. Sep 17, 2009 at 10:20 AM
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    neslerrah

    neslerrah Taco lovin'

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    sorry to hear. I would like to see pics of this catastrophe.
     
  5. Sep 17, 2009 at 10:21 AM
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    chris4x4

    chris4x4 With sufficient thrust, pigs fly just fine. Moderator

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    What battery were you running?
     
  6. Sep 17, 2009 at 10:22 AM
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    rob1

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    oh yeah, right here, back in the day when I had my first car (83' V8 4barrel Holly Carb, 5 speed, GT MUSTANG):rolleyes:...with the hood open my battery ALMOST blew up in my face :eek: and acid spilled over the sides and ruined the paint an. My ears rang for about two hrs. after that...gees
     
  7. Sep 17, 2009 at 10:33 AM
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    ERIC

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    yea i try to get some up. umm you think they would pay for it? i forget the name of the batter but i know it was pretty old it came with the truck like 3 and half years ago
     
  8. Sep 17, 2009 at 10:34 AM
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    ubermx5

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    That sucks...

    Keeping the battery clean usaly help to prevent this.
    But i have no idea what happen in your case....

    I have seen 30 battery explode in 25 years of working on car.....

    But non on my cars
     
  9. Sep 17, 2009 at 10:35 AM
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    well let me tell you it's scary when it does...
     
  10. Sep 17, 2009 at 10:38 AM
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    ERIC

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    na it was reallllly clean im way anal every part of my truck is spotless and now shes scared im depressed lol
     
  11. Sep 17, 2009 at 12:16 PM
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    Motoknuckle

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    Wow man, sorry to hear!

    Maybe it's time for an Optima?
     
  12. Sep 17, 2009 at 12:24 PM
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    This should not happen. I don't believe in accidents.
     
  13. Sep 17, 2009 at 12:25 PM
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    moto932

    moto932 What's the matter, Colonel Sandurz? CHICKEN?

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    crazy. sorry to hear about your hood
     
  14. Sep 17, 2009 at 12:26 PM
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    Jester243

    Jester243 mod status????

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  15. Sep 17, 2009 at 12:44 PM
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    Good point. I suppose there are some people that were born with fumbly fingers - like my wife. She drops, knocks over and breaks EVERYTHING SHE TOUCHES.
     
  16. Sep 17, 2009 at 1:57 PM
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    PrezidentRedz

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    Sorry to hear bro. Just keep your head up. and I would try to contact the batt MFG. for sure.
     
  17. Sep 17, 2009 at 5:42 PM
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    ERIC

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    thanx for advice guys yea im gunna call em up and see if they will pay for it
     
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