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Old 08-03-10, 09:32 PM
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Car Radiators Suck

i suffered some pretty bad burns on my chest today after a Car radiator exploded on me and now I am stuck in a hospital for a few days
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Re: Car Radiators Suck

Well, that's no fun! What did you do to that poor radiator to cause it to explode?
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Re: Car Radiators Suck

yikes
exploded.. like you were trying to remove the cap while it was under pressure?
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Re: Car Radiators Suck

This sounds like a case of user error.
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Re: Car Radiators Suck

Originally Posted by NORML54601 View Post
This sounds like a case of user error.
yeah, that is what I was thinking. I had a friend that made the same mistake when he was about 18, it will hurt for a while.
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Re: Car Radiators Suck

Y'all are diverting from DVD Talk Otter Protocol ("DTOP").

1) Show sympathy.

2) Call the OP a dumbass.
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Re: Car Radiators Suck

It just up and exploded all by itself, and somehow the hood was open, and you were coincidently nearby leaning over it when it did so it hit you in the chest?

Hmmmm....

What a coincidence!!

Them radiators is clever.
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Re: Car Radiators Suck

Sounds really painful. Hope you heal up nicely and get better fast.
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Re: Car Radiators Suck

I've done stupid stuff before, but never ended up in a hospital. My sympathies.
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Re: Car Radiators Suck

Maybe I should reserve judgement until the op explains



Nawww
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Re: Car Radiators Suck

The car was obviously out to get you. Dismantle it, and then eat the parts slowly over the next few months.
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Originally Posted by mndtrp View Post
The car was obviously out to get you. Dismantle it, and then eat the parts slowly over the next few months.
Take the engine out then try to put it back together.
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Re: Car Radiators Suck

sounds like OP opened the cap while engine was hot/pressureized.
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Re: Car Radiators Suck

The real problem is that radiators don't suck, due to the pressure, they squirt.
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Re: Car Radiators Suck

Look on the bright side, at least you didn't burn your compunction
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Re: Car Radiators Suck

Originally Posted by twikoff View Post
Look on the bright side, at least you didn't burn your compunction
You keep using that word. I do not think it means what you think it means.
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Re: Car Radiators Suck

Originally Posted by OldDude View Post
The real problem is that radiators don't suck, due to the pressure, they squirt.
That is what I came here to post.
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Originally Posted by Dr Mabuse View Post
You keep using that word. I do not think it means what you think it means.

ya think?
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Re: Car Radiators Suck

I let a friend drive it and he called because it started over heating and I went to meet him to see what was wrong and he had the hood open and I guess had loosened the radiator cap, idk. i started the car and got out to look and then like a minute later the freaking cap just blew off of it and hot anti-feeze sprayed me. i didn't do anythign to make the car mad hell I only owned it like 3 months
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Re: Car Radiators Suck

with friends like these.....
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Re: Car Radiators Suck

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with friends like these.....
... you don't need compunction!
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Re: Car Radiators Suck

You better make sure your friend doesn't have a video of the incident on youtube.
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Re: Car Radiators Suck

com·punc·tion (kəm puŋk′s̸hən)

noun

1.a sharp feeling of uneasiness brought on by a sense of guilt; remorse
2.a feeling of slight regret for something done

I don't think i hurt that. just my boobie
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Re: Car Radiators Suck

i think there's more blowing than sucking here. you got burned because it was blowing too hard.

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