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First off i want to say if i have any luck its only bad. Hard to imagine but yes a CAR fell on top of my motorcycle. how you may ask it was under a car lift and well the lift decided it didnt want to be part of the team and fell on the whole front half on the motorcycle. He was able to find all the parts and noticed it this morning and had the entire bike apart and new parts back on by the end of the day...HOWEVER i do need a speedometer...let me know if yall have one
 

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lol it wasnt me it was at a shop

the bike was fine under the car lift at night for 2 weeks but for something last night it decided to not be part of the team
 

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Odd but, Ouch, that sucks for sure...
Have a good one...Old Dog...
 

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Freak accident. There are a lot of lifts ADVERTISED to allow you to park two cars in the space of one... Most of the sales pics directed at potential customers show one car parked under the other.

It's odd the car fell. Most have ratchets that click as they go up... and physically lock the platform in place. Was it a big diesel or something, that grossly overloaded the capacity of the lift?

Anyway, good luck getting it all taken care of. His insurance, if he chooses to make a claim, should take care of you... but, they'd probably just total it and cut you/him a check.

Good Luck!
 

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...It's odd the car fell. Most have ratchets that click as they go up... and physically lock the platform in place....
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That's what I thought too.......................................
 

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No it didn't have a lock it is one of the car lifts that are flush on the groundand rise up from underneath and are held up by air and he parked it under it when he left forthe night and it apparently leaked down. All I can say is thank gosh the whole thing wasn't underneath it
 

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That would have been a great pic! Sucks of course that it happened. Be sure to check the frame. With that much pressure crunching down on the bike, things might have gotten tweeked. Just a thought. Good deal the fella is fixing it without any hassel though.
 

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I would NOT allow someone to work under a lift without a safety block of some sort, he needs to make mods or get another safer lift...
And, NO I am NOT a fan of OSHA, but some things just require common sense...
Have a good one...Old Dog...
 

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me to old dog , i think osha sucks, but with out the pain in the a## osha some work places would not be safe at all.
tough luck on the bike, at least yu dont have to wait long to get back in the saddle. why was it in the shop in the first place ?????????? just asking
 

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me to old dog , i think osha sucks, but with out the pain in the a## osha some work places would not be safe at all.
tough luck on the bike, at least yu dont have to wait long to get back in the saddle. why was it in the shop in the first place ?????????? just asking
Don't think he said why it was in the shop... I don't exactly think OSHA sucks, I just think like the EPA, sometimes (most times) they go overboard...
And something that unsafe shoud have only required common sense, even us Rednecks don't get under a vehicle when it's setup as a deadfall (Redneck animal trap)...lol...
Have a good one...Old Dog...
 

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That sucks dude but at least it fell slow and there was no one under it when it happened. What torture for the bike huh? Sitting there hour after hour just watching this heavyass thing come closer and closer, millimeter by millimeter. How excruciating - poor Vulcan...
 

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He is a good guy and it's allreadyfixed actually just rode it to lunch and it's better than it was before. And the part to fix the lift came it today so it won't happpem to anyone else
 

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As there for some carb Radiator and vaccum work. He was awesome great price great mechanic great guy. He had to fix ehat the last place screwed up after they charged me 750 dollars. This guy charged me 250 to rebuild the carbs and do all the other work and still had me out on time even with the mishap
 

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Glad everything turned out ok for you...:rockon:...:rockon:...
Have a good one...Old Dog...
 

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Good luck man. It's like that old story. If I didn't have any bad luck I'd have no luck at all. :(
 

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I can't be upeat he got it all done and out on time and I put 300 miles on it today alone and no problems.
 
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