[Vwdiesel] Re: [Audi-VW-Diesels] Today's yarding trip and warning... (was: Re: 'yarding)

Nate Wall natewall1 at yahoo.com
Sat Apr 5 04:50:07 EST 2003

Wow Gary:

Glad to hear you are o.k. now. Was it a seat spring?
That's a really freaky accident.


--- gary <gbangs at cfl.rr.com> wrote:
> Hi folks,
> Just got back from the Emergency Room.
> Today I was sitting in a wrecked 190D Sitting in the
> front seat, at a
> local pull-it-yerself yard. Getting trim off of the
> dash.
> Finish with the task at hand, spun around on the
> seat to get my feet out
> the door, and SPROING!!! Something projectiled
> itself out of the seat
> cushion and into... my behind.
> Thought to myself... "oh great, ripped my shorts"
> Went to stand up... no
> go. I was firmly stuck to the seat. Not stuck by the
> pants, not by
> skin... by the meat! What ever it was it was deep.
> It took me 20min to
> find the right angle to get myself unstuck. I was
> starting to get
> concerned. Trust me, that takes a lot!
> My tool bag was on the hood. All I had with me in
> the cockpit was a
> screwdriver. Couldn't yell. Nobody around. I was
> clear on the far side
> of the compound. Good thing I had my cell with me,
> even though I managed
> without it.
> A little blood, not much. Not a whole lotta pain.
> Finished collecting my
> parts and went home. Cleaned myself up and
> discovered I could stick my
> pinky finger into the hole. Hmmm, not good. I knew I
> would at least need
> a tetanus shot, perhaps a stitch or two. Called my
> Doc, can't see me
> until Monday. Wife demands under no circumstances to
> go to the ER. ER
> Doc says that I was "lucky" I got punctured where I
> did. Half inch in
> any direction would have been serious(Punctured
> artery, Colon, etc) Not
> good.
> Moral of the story, Be careful of junk vehicle,
> especially how you go
> about getting parts out; be cautious, even though
> they look to be in
> very good condition.
> -Gary in Orlando
> On Fri, 2003-04-04 at 18:38, Black, Waylon wrote:
> > I relent! You guys are wearing me out. Pant,pant.
> >
> > HI -Way Auto Parts II
> > 1910 State Highway 121
> > Lewisville, TX  75067
> >
> > 972-492-0919 - Skip
> >
> > I am trying to get a better deal on engines/trans.
> Help yourself to any
> > other things. Good luck, this weekend. After all
> the rain, it will be nice
> > and muddy.
> >
> >
> > Mostly hard parts interiors are usually destroyed
> by the help.

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