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Old 06-12-2016, 05:37 PM
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Funniest find while working on your car.....

When I was swapping the interior in my 87 300D I found a single serving pack of sauerkraut under the carpet under passenger seat. Somebody ate lunch in car while building it.
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Old 06-12-2016, 06:05 PM
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In my 300d I literally found a black leather glove right next to a knife shaped letter opener, under the back seat cushion.
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Old 06-12-2016, 07:19 PM
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In my 300d I literally found a black leather glove right next to a knife shaped letter opener, under the back seat cushion.

OJ worked on your car ?



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Old 06-12-2016, 07:30 PM
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.38 spent shell casings in the 240D
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Old 06-12-2016, 08:08 PM
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My old 68 200D broke the fan belt. Happened to be right in front of a service station. (Anyone remember those?) Pulled in and had them install a new belt. Next day I started noticing a knocking noise from under the hood when making sharp turns. Popped the hood and found a 3 foot crow bar hanging from the air cleaner inlet nozzle.
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Old 06-12-2016, 08:41 PM
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In a car that I was scrapping: 72 Dodge Dart $10 in the heater vent, in today's money that's about $ 25. On cars with heat only, there was a door you opened under the passenger dash for fresh air, the $ was stashed in there.

What I've found in customers cars.

Some sort of Disco cologne under the seats of a 74 or so Porsche 914 . As a side note, this car was possessed, the German equivalent of Christine and curse of the Mummy all wrapped up in one. This car was previously owned by the x husband of my then lady friend. She had thought it was out of her life until years later it turned up in the hands of someone in our auto racing club.

The car had perpetual issues, others called it "The Black Devil Car." A few people that came into contact with it suffered such ills as their race cars motor blowing up and such. ( We told you not to sit in the car! )

Finally the engine blew up and was taken to a local race shop. While the engine was in the back of the shop truck on it's way to a Porsche engine specialist, the shop truck was crashed and totaled.

But wait, there's more! Finally with a good engine the 914 was up to speed. So much speed that it rolled over. . . , on a nearly flat surface,. . . without hitting anything. The final indignity was rolling the car back over on it's good side. Last I heard it was in CA causing earth quakes , global warming and sick puppies.

Ford 302 V8 , a short wrench in the oil pan. Someone must have changed the timing chain at some point and dropped it in.

A 3 ft tall fig tree in the back seat.

Lots and lots of french fries , hamburger bits and cookies in , you guessed it, mini vans.

Occasional tools under the hood, top of frame, inner body panels.
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I was changing out the rusty dogleg(sheet metal below and aft of the drivers door) on my '75 MGB I found a mummified full grown frog (no possible way to find its way in without help) did not get pic's
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Old 06-13-2016, 12:37 PM
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My '64 Porsche Cabriolet, in the 'built into the body boxes for the speakers' pass side box: a wrapper from some limberger cheese. Yes, it still smelled. I was looking for the smell & found it there, , ,

(bought the car used, , ,)

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A gigantic bag of Pot where the spare was supposed to be in a 500SL back in the early 80's.
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Old 06-13-2016, 07:01 PM
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a large number of Hustler brand single serving sex lube packs in an 84 300D.

In a separate incident, while stripping a shot up 81 240 parts car I found an ID for the YMCA for a little kid from the early 80s who with a few decades added I realized was approximately my age. Found her on facebook, sent her a few pics of the car, and learned some history on it.
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Old 06-13-2016, 10:39 PM
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In a separate incident, while stripping a shot up 81 240 parts car I found an ID for the YMCA for a little kid from the early 80s who with a few decades added I realized was approximately my age. Found her on facebook, sent her a few pics of the car, and learned some history on it.

HA! that's a cool story...
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Old 06-14-2016, 12:42 AM
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A roll of undeveloped film wetched underneath Betsie's drivers seat I came across when I took the seat and carpet out. I still haven't had it developed, but thinking about it now has made me damn curious on what would be on there. I should have it developed...��
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Old 06-14-2016, 10:24 AM
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Bought a car from a guy I worked with. In the process of cleaning it up found a 9/16" combo Snap-on line wrench with my initials and identifying marks on it. Asked him about it. Turned out he bought the car from a guy three years before.

I had replaced the master cylinder on the car 5 years previously and left it under the hood in the wiper motor valley where it had remained.

I had forgotten about losing it. It is now back in its proper spot in my wrench rack. Had just the tiniest bit of a rust spot on it where the finish had rubbed away. Gotta love those quality tools!
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Old 06-14-2016, 12:31 PM
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Hah, that's awesome ^
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Old 06-14-2016, 04:56 PM
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I bought a 200D for $200.00, in the trunk were Two heavy bags for weight. Two $50,00 bags of new pennies.
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