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Old 12-28-2012, 06:39 PM
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Originally Posted by Charlie View Post
Wow... a Vega. Now THAT is scary!
I was helping a buddy lift the engine out of one (with bare hands), when the jackstands fell and the car dropped a couple of feet. I got mine out, but he had his arm pinned. Dumb idea not to have taken it off the jackstands first!

He rebuilt the engine, which had blown its umpteenth head gasket, so he used Form-A-Gasket instead. Too bad I wasn't there when he fired it up - the mess it made was spectacular!
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