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Jiffy Lube stripped this guy's oil pan plug

Discussion in 'Off-Topic Discussion' started by Bob, Mar 13, 2016.

  1. Mar 13, 2016 at 8:39 PM
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    Bob

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  2. Mar 14, 2016 at 9:29 AM
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    That is saweet!
     
  3. Mar 14, 2016 at 4:40 PM
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    can't say I'm surprised, jiffy lube guy told a friend of mine it would be $200 to clamp a piece of exhaust tubing that he provided into place
     
  4. Oct 18, 2016 at 8:27 AM
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    Like a boss!!!!!

    This is why you DO NOT EVER let Jiffy Lube, Any fast lube, Wal-Mart Etc change your oil, EVER!. Our shop has done more Engine Swaps that I can count from this type of stupid carp from them rushing or just not knowing what the hell they are doing. I think my favorite one was the old Oldz Aurora V8 car. Example below.

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    The issue is that it was the rear one with this Engine in it.

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    Not to be mistaken for it's Indy cousin

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    So anyhow- Wal-Mart used the wrong oil in it and washed the lower end out. The good news- You can still get a new engine from GM, The bad news it is STUPID Expensive because everything is aluminum, The Block, the heads Etc because GM had to make the engine a production engine so they put that V8 in that turd above. The Crate Engine was something like 15k if my memory serves me correct. Lesson learned my friend. Unless you can fix there F up's and fast and know about it just don't go down that road. Find a good local shop that has been around for awhile and with good customer reviews and let them do it. So much cheaper in the long run.
     
  5. Oct 18, 2016 at 11:56 AM
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    JBTRD As usual, saying something stupid

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    My question is if the guy can do a job like that why is he using Jiffy Lube???
     
  6. Oct 18, 2016 at 12:05 PM
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    A few things here and there. Still dreaming up stuff
    Most the time it comes down to trying to save time.
     
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  7. Oct 18, 2016 at 2:01 PM
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    JBTRD As usual, saying something stupid

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    Yea true, but someone that mechanically incline should know better than taking it to a jiffy lube
     
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