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Unread 01-08-2014, 07:17 PM   #1
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Do I really need wheel chicks?

CHOCKS. Not chicks. Gotta love auto correct.
Anyway, the answer is YES!
I was putting on new shocks today and I always chock my wheels. Well always except today. It slipped my mind and my jeep slipped off the jack. I had a jack stand under the frame but it tipped it over and the lower control arm landed on it. Took a nice divot in the cement in my garage and left a stain in my shorts.
Landed on the rotor. Everything seems ok. Scary stuff. Slow down and be safe.

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Unread 01-08-2014, 07:20 PM   #2
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Close call reporting. OSHA would be proud.
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Unread 01-08-2014, 09:15 PM   #3
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I always have a friend hold my beer while I say, "Watch this!"

Glad to hear you are okay, seriously.
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Unread 01-08-2014, 09:41 PM   #4
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Jeez, c'mon, even this guy chocked his wheel (before welding whatever that is next to his gas tank)

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Glad you're safe!
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Unread 01-08-2014, 11:43 PM   #5
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Jeez, c'mon, even this guy chocked his wheel (before welding whatever that is next to his gas tank)

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Glad you're safe!
lol saw that on oops list forever ago.
to op glad you're okay
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Unread 01-09-2014, 06:38 AM   #6
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WOW. glad you are OK. Parts can be replaced. People, not so much.
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Unread 01-09-2014, 06:25 PM   #7
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WOW. glad you are OK. Parts can be replaced. People, not so much.
Please specify the replaceable parts. Parts like toes, fingers etc are harder to replace.
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Unread 01-09-2014, 06:45 PM   #8
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Jeez, c'mon, even this guy chocked his wheel (before welding whatever that is next to his gas tank)

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Glad you're safe!
That photo is the best!

At least the man has common sense enough to not work on a rainy night with a candle hanging on a string tied to the bumper.
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