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re: monkeylads (was re: odd noise help)
One more reason why the monkey lads NEVER, EVER,EVER touch my car!!!
180 Yorston St
Williams Lake, BC, V2G 3Z1
'86 5KTQ stock (if you don't know what it means, you aren't in the club)
>From: Jim Haseltine[SMTP:Jim@ur-q.freeserve.co.uk]
>Sent: November 3, 1999 3:16 PM
>To: Livolsi, Stephane; 'Iain Atkinson (ETL)'
>Cc: 'Audi Quattro List'
>Subject: Re: Odd noise help
>----- Original Message -----
>From: Livolsi, Stephane <email@example.com>
>> Did you check to see if they tightened the lug bolts/nuts? Monkey lad
>Friend left his Golf Gti at Kwik-Fit today. About an hour later one of the
>monkeylads phoned him at work to say that the locking wheel nuts were fitted
>so tightly that they (the monkey lads) were afraid that they might shear the
>removal tool and should they continue with the work. Meaning 'if you tell us
>to do the work and we shear the tool then its not our fault'. Instead of
>walking 20 yards along the office and asking me what I thought, he told them
>to carry on. 10 minutes later he got another call to say that the tool had
>sheared - what a surprise. What's the betting that I was correct when I told
>him that the monkeys had probably already sheared the tool _before_ they
>called him the first time?
>BTW, this is the same place that put a new tyre on my pos coupe a few months
>ago and fitted adhesive balance weights without cleaning the road dust off
>the rim first.