Mattress wraps around driveshaft email

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  1. 230K

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    Hi

    I got this email this evening and it shocked me!!!

    A guy ran over a mattress and decided to keep going. The ensuing jumble finally whipped around enough to put a tear in the gas tank. The subsequent lack of fuel is what finally brought this vehicle to its knees.

    It had managed to go 30 miles with a 60-lb tangle wrapped around the driveshaft.

    This genius complained that the vehicle had a "shimmy," when driving at high speeds.

    This is what the dealership found..............

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    Amazing!!!!

    230K
     
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    Bet that Sprung a surprise on him:bannana:

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    you two need to lie down after those gags,
     
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    Useful link if anyone spots any rubbish dumped................

    http://www.fixmystreet.com/

    Judging by feedback, seems to work.........
     
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    Maybe the driver though he would improve the comfort by adding coil springs to the cart ones..
     
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    Was it an Audi? Vorsprung durch technik.....

    hmmm. I am leaving - Taxi for one!!

    Actually, that vehicle looked like a bonfire waiting to be lit
     
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    You mean they don't even recognise the worn tyre, just keep looking at something less important? :)
     
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    I'm somewhat concerned they don't know the difference between a driveshaft and a propshaft ;)
     
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    Is this what they call a "street sleeper"???
     
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    Prop or drive he's probably been shafted....

    I'll get my anorak!:eek:
     
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    There is certainly nothing orthopedic about that
     
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    The driver must have been in quite a Tempur when he saw the damage...
     
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    They would see the damage better if they took those stupid sunglasses off.
     
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    I like how they blacked out their eyes but they have their names on their shirts:):):)
     
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    Bet the owner had to lie down after getting the bill.....
     

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