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      05-15-2006, 06:11 PM   #1
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Thumbs down THe summer Heat really sucks!!

Well long story short I cleaned the garage to put my beauty in...
I had a picture frame on a plastic rubbermaid and it melted and the frame came a falling down on my car! I cried for about 2min and realized shit happens..so shes at the body shop now 887 dollars later!
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      05-15-2006, 08:27 PM   #2
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Ouch!!!!

How hot did it get in the garage!?
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      05-15-2006, 08:33 PM   #3
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Ouch!!!!

How hot did it get in the garage!?
I stuck a thermometor up there yesterday afternoon and within 15 min it was over 148deg! It errors after that so who knows how fugin hot it gets up there! theres absolutly no ventalation in there so im thinking of running an attic fan up there or something cause the garage is over 100deg even at 11am. I think its due to a new garage door i put in...I got the best fully insulated door but that was in the winter im not sure if it was the best choice now that summer is approaching! although It will be the best choice if I put an A/c or something similiar in there! Either way im pretty bummed
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High for tomorrow here: 70.
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high for tomorrow is 99!
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That sucks but it'll look good as new when you get her back. When you do forget about it and enjoy the ride.

I'll never forget buying a new car about 10 years ago and after about a week and very carefully getting things off to the side in my garage I back it in nice and easy and manage to sideswipe my friggin' lawn mower. Nice 3 inch gash in the pasenger rear quarter panel. I was sick for 3 days!
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High for tomorrow here: 70.

... and rain
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... and rain
But awesomely, no rain on the weekend!
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But awesomely, no rain on the weekend!

Hopefully not... I dont know if I will be able to detail my car between now and then...
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Hopefully not... I dont know if I will be able to detail my car between now and then...
There's mud on the side of my car again...I don't know where it came from. Ideally, I'll wash my car Friday night...I've done it before.
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WEll unfortunaltly me car will not be fixed before the meet! so It looks like I will be going racing this weekend instead! I did go look at it at the shop and it looks done to me but what do i know..the guy was washing my car aand said there was a couple more things to be done to it! I think it was just fresh so they want it to sit over the weekend they say! who knows either way Ive been stalking it so ive seen its every move!
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Well i got the car back Today!!! Hellya I must say im impressed and they didnt even put a whole mile on the car! Ill snap some shots tommorrow as well so we can see before and after!
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high for tomorrow is 99!
damn... where in cali do you actually live? Do you live up in the valley? I'm just glad the temps haven't reached that high here in orange county.
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It's pretty damn hot in the midwest too. Tomorrow's temp are supposed to break a record high that was set in 1895.
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damn... where in cali do you actually live? Do you live up in the valley? I'm just glad the temps haven't reached that high here in orange county.
Santa clarita area bud!
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