Ever tried a simple DIY then causing a major F**K UP! .... Share you stories

Discussion in 'Do-It-Yourself Garage' started by aalto, Sep 5, 2012.

  1. vr2turbo

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    Is 3 phase lower amp? I know house 240v can kill.......
    Ok, just read on it, the higher the voltage, the lower the need of current to flow.....
     
  2. Izso

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    I seriously doubt that's a good idea. That zap is plenty enough to stop your heart man. Siao

    Sounds like the number of DIYs we've screwed up is quite a lot. I screwed up a Ikea door once and terbalik installed it. I went back to change the door and installed the door the wrong way again. Damn cibai. I need better glasses.
     
  3. parakey

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    With better glasses, do you read the instruction manual?
     
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    Nope, what u need is common sense...hahahah.
     
  5. gunnerzz

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    Well, the will always be a small ego in every single one of us that say 'its just a door/screw/wire/etc, what could possibly go wrong'.
     
  6. parakey

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    Then there's Murphy's Law which says .. "Anything that can go wrong will go wrong". :dancing2:
     
  7. Izso

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    Ikea manuals aren't that useful. I just got it reversed and ended up with two right doors... twice.
     
  8. ixeo

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    The first thing all the workshops I go to do is...lower down driver side window...It's like a SOP.
     
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    Yup and in the process damage my sun screens.
     
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    What sun screens you've got? Those magnetic ones?
     
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    If magnetic ones, I wont complain. Looks like those magnetic ones but held together with holders attached via double sided tape. These idiots just rip them off along with the holder
     
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    lol.. could have just removed the shade right.. the holder is just "there". no need brute force. oh well.
     
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    Yup, that's why I am quite upset with such people. Who gave them the right to damage my stuff?
     
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    Ya lor, I should've done that first, especially since I didn't have the spare key yet! I was cursing myself outside until my neighbour and my wife came out to check! Lol
     
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    Why so angry, go inside the house, get any pillow and scream at it. That will dampen your voice and won't scare anyone.
     
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    Yah, my mechanic also. Once drive onto the lift, they wind down window then only close the door.....lol
     
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    If I can think to do that then I don't need to curse anymore! Lol
     
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    Actually didn't you try the method to open the central locking since you had the hood open? Erm. I've seen my mech do before on a Wira so I suspect it might work on the Lancer. Not gonna share it here but it's all accessible from the engine bay.

    Also I hate to say this but a certain ball trick can actually open these locks.....
     
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    I don't know how to do that man!
     
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    Well, it's already passed. Next time you lock yourself out of your car again call me. I'll tell you over the phone. Hahaha
     

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