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The Git-R-Dun awards

Discussion in 'Entertainment' started by Spencer, Jun 8, 2014.

  1. Jun 8, 2014 at 10:27 PM
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    Spencer

    Spencer [OP] Future President

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    Upland, Chino... all of 909.
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    Redline hood lift, Flyzeye cabin lights, tailgate lock, SPOD Power block, VIAR onboard air, Cobra CB radio, Firestick 4' Antenna, Hot Blonde CoPilot Mod, SIX 9" Hella 4000 HID conversion with external 55W ballasts, Six 6" LED bars, Napier Bed Tent, Mudflaps delete using rocks, Roof rack by Brute force, Rock sliders by Brute force, Bed LED lights, Underhood LED automatic lights, Constant 12V bed plug, Rugged race radio, ICON uniball UCA's, KING 2.5 700 rate coilovers, Deaver rear leaf springs, KING 2.5 resi rear shocks (Flat 0.15 stack on compression shims), Scangauge, Empty wallet Mod Bug disease, AllPro Apex front bumper, On board heat exchange shower & water pump (Heater Core intercept mod), On Board Air - Viair for now, ARB when it dies-, allpro Skids back to gas tank- Tepui RTT on the shittiest "Bed Rack" ever made.... AllPro U Bolt flip kit with timbren bumps NEXT UP- expo leafs & bed rack, hydraulic bumps in rear, Total Chaos stock LCA's w/ Bypass, Rear 12" shock hoop relocate
    Not sure if there's a thread like this yet, if so lemme know!

    This thread is to highlight your stupid ideas that should have landed you in the Darwin Awards, but thanks to your redneck ingenuity, you outsmarted the grim reaper. And physics. Barely.

    Post photos and the story along with your end result, be it a disaster or a solid landing.

    Here's my first post:


    Perks of being a contractor- we snagged a garage car lift FOR FREE.
    Therefore it had to go up in the back yard. What could be better than having your truck on a lift ten feet from the beer fridge.
    We plumbed in air line for the sand blaster & air tools, 220 for the welder & 110 for anything else.
    Badass outdoor garage bay and beer. Poured concrete to mount it & everything.

    Thought of everything EXCEPT how to stand up the 2000 lb hoist pillars. Simple in concept but....

    [​IMG]

    Hi lift and a strap and scrap wood to hold it up
    [​IMG]
    That was nice and all but it got up about two feet and the hi lift slipped and almost dropped it on my feet. Not pictured is myself in steel toe boots for that very reason

    [​IMG]
    Then we decide let's use the damn winch off the jeep! Duh.
    [​IMG]

    Which lifted it quickly so the bottom slid out and almost immediately dropped it on the ground and bent my hi lift...

    [​IMG]
    Never underestimate the power of Bud Light and determination.
    [​IMG]

    [​IMG]

    END RESULT.

    We've got a little more work to do, but the lift is up and ready to work!
     
  2. Jun 15, 2014 at 5:59 AM
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    RearViewMirror

    RearViewMirror Saw things so much clearer once you... were in my

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    "What could be better than having your truck on a lift ten feet from the beer fridge?" Not having it near the beer fridge would be my first recommendation.


    So.... I've got to ask. Is your concrete thick enough to support a lift like that. If not here's to hoping you don't get under it.

    Second... I fucking hate Get-R-Done quotes. Glad you didn't get hurt (yet).
     
    Last edited: Jun 15, 2014
  3. Jun 15, 2014 at 8:53 AM
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    DoorDing

    DoorDing Someone was there .

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  4. Jun 15, 2014 at 9:36 AM
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    MQQSE

    MQQSE Chief Pal Guy, GOB

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    As a professional courtesy, don't you have some phone calls to make to the 909 area code?

    *Git (couldn't resist :eek:)

    Pass some of that over ... This is what that "watching a train wreck" line is all about, right?
     
  5. Jun 16, 2014 at 12:18 AM
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    Spencer

    Spencer [OP] Future President

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    Redline hood lift, Flyzeye cabin lights, tailgate lock, SPOD Power block, VIAR onboard air, Cobra CB radio, Firestick 4' Antenna, Hot Blonde CoPilot Mod, SIX 9" Hella 4000 HID conversion with external 55W ballasts, Six 6" LED bars, Napier Bed Tent, Mudflaps delete using rocks, Roof rack by Brute force, Rock sliders by Brute force, Bed LED lights, Underhood LED automatic lights, Constant 12V bed plug, Rugged race radio, ICON uniball UCA's, KING 2.5 700 rate coilovers, Deaver rear leaf springs, KING 2.5 resi rear shocks (Flat 0.15 stack on compression shims), Scangauge, Empty wallet Mod Bug disease, AllPro Apex front bumper, On board heat exchange shower & water pump (Heater Core intercept mod), On Board Air - Viair for now, ARB when it dies-, allpro Skids back to gas tank- Tepui RTT on the shittiest "Bed Rack" ever made.... AllPro U Bolt flip kit with timbren bumps NEXT UP- expo leafs & bed rack, hydraulic bumps in rear, Total Chaos stock LCA's w/ Bypass, Rear 12" shock hoop relocate
    Haha yes the concrete pad is thick enough and the footings below the lift bases are reinforced and 30" deep because digging and pouring concrete is easier than doing that twice.

    We did everything right
    except plan the execution of this last part.

    Someone else has gotta have some stories to share here I can't be the only idiot on the forum
     
  6. Jun 18, 2014 at 10:47 AM
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    oldblue1968chevy

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