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Old 01-16-2009, 09:44 AM   #1
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Major fail of the day...

Let's say you shelled out a good chunk of money on that car you've been waiting to take delivery on, and the day it gets to the dealer, this happens

http://www.autoblog.com/2009/01/15/h...-aston-martin/


I'd would just hang my head in shame.


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Old 01-16-2009, 09:48 AM   #2
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uh oh, better get maaco
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Old 01-16-2009, 09:49 AM   #3
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I'm sure someone lost a job.
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Old 01-16-2009, 09:54 AM   #4
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I wouldn't want to be around close by when the owner arrives but maybe hiding in some bushes somewhere , just to be nosey and see the reaction .
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Old 01-16-2009, 10:11 AM   #5
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That'll buff right out. No problem.
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Old 01-16-2009, 10:15 AM   #6
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Ya, thats definitely a major fail, but i have to ask my self, those ramps are really really slow moving, and you have to operate them from the back of the truck, so how the heck does someone do that?? were they facing it the wrong way, and why the heck would you raise the gate that high in the first place??
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some of those trailers have the capabilities of hauling 2 cars one on top of eachother the upper is suspended with wheel channels or an actual seperating floor

from the looks the ramp didn't fail the bolts holding them ON did LOL

shame for the car but you can tack that up to Shotty vehicle safety and mechanical operations inspections on the trailers lift
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Ya, thats definitely a major fail, but i have to ask my self, those ramps are really really slow moving, and you have to operate them from the back of the truck, so how the heck does someone do that?? were they facing it the wrong way, and why the heck would you raise the gate that high in the first place??
That's a double-decker car carrier. Looks like the AM was on the top deck. If you look at the pic, part of the lift-gate broke off, sending the rear wheels south for the winter.
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Old 01-16-2009, 10:42 AM   #9
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man what a shame. such a beautiful car!
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I think i cried a little on the inside.
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