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    Angry Disaster with Coupe, now with pics

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    I jacked up the drivers side, removed and cleaned the wheel. Went to put it back on, and had to jack it up a bit more and the jack collapsed
    The car landed on the brake disc and front bumper. The jack has punctured the rear brake line, and I think a seal has gone in the front strut, there`s a puddle of oil in the top cup.

    I`ve taken some pics, but cant upload to pbucket, for some reason it doesn`t recognise my username or password. I`m waiting for an email from them.

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    feck that sounds bad mate! just as it was near perfect too
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    OUCH!! Unlucky pete. So that's a lot more work for you then.

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    Quote Originally Posted by MikeSXI View Post
    OUCH!! Unlucky pete. So that's a lot more work for you then.
    Yeah, it`s a new brake line and shock absorber, cant do anything `til monday. Rally Design dont open saturdays, and I need to get back on the 4 post.
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    That is not good.

    What jack was it?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Pete View Post
    I`ve taken some pics, but cant upload to pbucket, for some reason it doesn`t recognise my username or password. I`m waiting for an email from them.
    It did that with me earlier Pete. Sorry to hear about the incident, that is truly gutting
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    Bloody hell Pete, thats not good

    Hope you didn't get hurt
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    I should have known better, I used the o.e. vaux jack, but never gave it a thought that the front is heavier now

    Managed to upload the pics now ................





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    Oh **** it Pete thats not good to hear

    I guess it could have been a lot worse with you under the car instead

    Edit cause I can see some pics now. Will that be a new brake disc too? Don't understand how the shock could get damaged though?
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    Will the disc be ok?
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