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Old February 23rd, 2018, 22:46   #1
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Default Car hauler fail


Like a bungee cord is going to cut it...
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Old February 24th, 2018, 05:13   #2
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Oh, come on. Those were heavy duty bungee cords!!


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Old February 24th, 2018, 07:00   #3
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He already made it 250 miles. And he would have made it all the way if it hadn't been for those meddling kids!
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Old February 24th, 2018, 17:28   #4
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Am I the only one who thinks it's a shame one was a 4 door k30? Those are rare birds...

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Old February 25th, 2018, 08:25   #5
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Yeah, the bungee cord was sufficient. But the door handle scares the hell out of me.

I mean, it IS an 80's or 90's Chevrolet...
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Old February 25th, 2018, 10:42   #6
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Am I the only one who thinks it's a shame one was a 4 door k30? Those are rare birds...
Its pretty rusty, probably the reason it got scrapped. I saw one of those old square body chevy pickups the other day and thought how it was the first one in years that I have seen on the road. Most of them rusted off the road long ago here.
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