6 X 6 Blocks Danger
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Sat Jan 24 10:56:37 PST 2015
Only use wood blocks. The construction and boat yards call them "Cribs." Never never use concrete aka "cinder block." The name says it all. Very little compressive strength and no shear strength whatsoever. They'll crumble at the slightest wiggle.
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> On Jan 24, 2015, at 1:11 PM, Vincent Gelinas <vrgelinas at gmail.com> wrote:
> I agree, the timing was pretty funny. I was going to throw a reference to the Dacia Sandero under the good news part, but I couldn't find a good place for it.
> I'll get it up on a lift as soon as I can and report back.
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>> On Jan 24, 2015, at 12:57, Grant Lenahan <glenahan at vfemail.net> wrote:
>>> On Jan 24, 2015, at 12:17 PM, Huw Powell <audi at humanspeakers.com> wrote:
>>> On the abstract side of things, here is what I find alarming:
>>> "Good news! My car passed inspection and I have a [safety] sticker!
>>> Bad news! On the way home, something in my front end started squeaking, there was a soft pop going around a curve, then my steering wheel started oscillating violently, so I limped home."
>>> Please tell the world which shop failed to identify this imminent failure.
>>> I realize not everything that can break necessarily shows signs just before it goes, but the timing couldn't be more hilarious.
>>> - Huw
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