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my poor Acura

Discussion in 'The Lounge' started by burban89, Nov 28, 2006.

  1. burban89

    burban89 1/2 ton status

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    The old lady was backing my car out of the drive to go to a work meeting tonight. And POP, now look at what i have.

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    chevyfumes Court jester

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    Watch for the muzzleflash!
    A really dark pic...
     
  3. 68MUDSTUD

    68MUDSTUD OCD with shiny things

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    woah wtf happened there?
     
  4. burban89

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    The lower ball joint broke, and took out the half shaft at the same time.
     
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    68MUDSTUD OCD with shiny things

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    cbbr 1 ton status GMOTM Winner

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    Lowrider.:pimp:
     
  7. UseYourBlinker

    UseYourBlinker 1 ton status

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    Look at it this way...good start to a RTI ramp.
     
  8. burban89

    burban89 1/2 ton status

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    True but right now it is/was my DD and back up for my burban.:doah:
     
  9. Jagged

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    Hate to say it, but ball joints don't just fail all of a sudden ;)
     
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    The do in the northeast!
    I see at least one car a week like that on the highway.
    This salt that is so plentyful up here does a number on the smaller cars.
     
  11. Jagged

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    Generally you can hear popping before balljoint failure in my experience.
     
  12. burban89

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    The car has 230,000ish miles on it. Im sure it was bad, but I know she didnt hit anything because theres nothing to hit in the driveway.
     
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    There ya go :(
     
  14. CustomChevy

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    sure they do, happened to me in my dd pulling out of a parking lot.
     
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    much better in the driveway than 65mph right?
     
  16. burban89

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    True. She just got off the highway doing 65-70 with a semi tailgating her not 15 min before it happened.
     
  17. Confedneck79K30

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    its a good thing too buddy, shouldnt be too god awful to replace, nothin to it, but to do it.... glad to hear she wasnt out haulin around
     

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