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Damn you Jetta! DAMN YOU TO HELL!!!!!!

Discussion in 'The Lounge' started by MMike, Jul 28, 2010.

  1. MMike

    MMike A fowl peckerwood.

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    Or....

    More accurately.....

    Ok...

    So this morning, I get in the car to get to work. It had been fine when I left it. It's running like hell and as I pulled away, the check engine light begins flashing.
    Well this can't be good right?

    So I pull back in the driveway, take the jeep to work. Had to have the Jetta towed.

    So I just found out what it was. Apparently squirrels chewed up my injector wires (insert DRB references here). It had been noticed previously that my hood insulation had been attacked somewhat. But I thought very little of it. Now I'm a little more concerned. I grew in an area with squirrels that are way more bold than where I live now. And that was NEVER an issue.

    How the hell do you prevent something like that?
     

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  2. Jeremy R

    Jeremy R <b>x</b>

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    Geese would never had done that to you.
     
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    jonKranked Press Button, Receive Stupid

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    boostindoubles Nacho Libre

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    I think the squirrels are trying to tell you something.
     
  6. jimmydean

    jimmydean The Official Meat of Ridemonkey

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    Wow, you managed to piss off the locals to the woodland creature level. That has to feel good.
     
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    try it now
     
  8. moff_quigley

    moff_quigley Why don't you have a seat over there?

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  9. stevew

    stevew unique white person

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    how is this the jetta's fault?
     
  10. reflux

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    Protect it with a wok.
     
  11. DirtMcGirk

    DirtMcGirk <b>WAY</b> Dumber than N8 (to the power of ten alm

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    Don't drive a Jetta? Squirrels hate jettas, they love pepper.
     
  12. jimmydean

    jimmydean The Official Meat of Ridemonkey

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    It should have known better than to allow MMike to drive it.
     
  13. DirtMcGirk

    DirtMcGirk <b>WAY</b> Dumber than N8 (to the power of ten alm

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  14. MMike

    MMike A fowl peckerwood.

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    For having tasty wiring?
     
  15. Mr Jones

    Mr Jones Turbo Monkey

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    How about surrounding your car with a moat?

     
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    I think squirrels hate VW's in general, 'cuz that happened to my old Sirocco.
     
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  18. stevew

    stevew unique white person

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    or a garage?

    unless it isn't big enough to fit the jeep and the jetta in there.
     
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    IH8Rice I'm Mr. Negative! I Fail!

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    if the squirrels didnt get it, fate would have. it is a VW after all
     
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    Get a tiger on a 10m leash and tie it to a tree next to your driveway.

    /thread.
     
  22. AngryMetalsmith

    AngryMetalsmith Business is good, thanks for asking

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    What the Hell, is your whole family tormented by rodents ?
     
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    MMike A fowl peckerwood.

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    Spray your entire car with mongoose urine.
     
  25. Rip

    Rip Mr. Excitement

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    It's over with, matter as well put in the yard, take wheels off and prop it up with cinder blocks.
     
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    AngryMetalsmith Business is good, thanks for asking

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    With a spray bottle, or by squeezing the mongoose ?
     
  27. Rip

    Rip Mr. Excitement

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  28. Sandwich

    Sandwich Pig my fish!
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    try it now?

    how often do you drive said jetta? HOT engines chase away rodents, but warm engines attract them...if it's a daily driver, I wouldn't think it would be a problem.

    Also, are you a hot chick? Jetta=hot chick. Maybe that's your problem.
     
  29. MMike

    MMike A fowl peckerwood.

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    I'm a very hot chick.

    And I drive it every day. I had not driven it that day, as we went to the zoo.
     
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    Brian HCM#1 MMMMMMMMM BEER!!!!!!!!!!

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    Park the car in the garage?:rolleyes:
     
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    Rip Mr. Excitement

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    But where's he going to keep his pink Honda Minivan?
     
  33. bizutch

    bizutch Delicate CUSTOM flower

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    May you reap vengeance upon those damn things! My grandfather has told me since I was little....don't feed those things. They're just tree rats. Sure enough, he always proved right.

    Most recent example...2 little tree rats have decided my hummingbird feeder is just so tasty, they should rip the little flower guards off that keep bees out and tap in. Well, ripping those out lets the honey bees fly right inside, pack one another, drown, float to the top and die.

    I try not to kill the dang honey bees since they're most likely my neighbors colony who gives us some dang good honey.

    Hey, come to think of it...buy a hummingbird feeder. That'll keep 'em busy so you can get a bead on them with an Airsoft rifle!
     
  34. MMike

    MMike A fowl peckerwood.

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    Like I said....I have live "among the squirrels" my whole life. I've never experienced this before
     
  35. golgiaparatus

    golgiaparatus Out of my element

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    I need to do that... I have a cat that pisses on my car regularly. Also a VW... I think animals hate them.