Escape From the Prison Planet

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Re: Escape From the Prison Planet

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Post by DRIVEN » Fri Jun 14, 2019 6:25 am

Finally got a chance to check out my brother's new shop. It's small but pretty nice and he's already been really busy. Had 5 cars stacked inside along with 2 of his own.
Anyway, here's the shameless plug if any of you local guys need work done. He's in North Plains.
https://www.facebook.com/pages/category ... 203283430/
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Re: Escape From the Prison Planet

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Post by Laecaon » Fri Jun 14, 2019 7:32 am

I like the ability to see up.

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Re: Escape From the Prison Planet

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Post by DRIVEN » Sat Jun 15, 2019 6:52 pm

Managed to break a leaf spring on my trailer driving though Pendleton today. I took a detour to see if my uncle was at his shop and managed to snag a hellacious pothole with the right side. Ended up using some spare ratchet straps to makeshift a trailing arm and wedged a couple found 2x4s between the axle and frame. The hardtail conversion got me another 200+ miles home.
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Re: Escape From the Prison Planet

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Post by wayno » Sat Jun 15, 2019 9:52 pm

That is how I likely would have gotten home, better set of leafs needed as the other side could do the same thing anytime.
Tie down straps are awesome, I used them a couple times to get home when my upper control arm broke on my work truck, vice grips work pretty good also when only one bolt breaks, you use what you have or can find.
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Re: Escape From the Prison Planet

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Post by DRIVEN » Sun Jun 16, 2019 5:30 am

I really, REALLY didn't want to leave it in Pendleton. It's always been pretty white-trashy but there's a lot more bums and crazies wandering the streets now than there used to be. It likely would have disappeared if I'd left it for a couple days.
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