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Jay Leno playing with fire.

Started by SteveDuNord, 20 November 2022, 03:22 AM

SteveDuNord

I've read advice on here to always disconnect the battery before messing with the fuel system. Well, old Jay had to be dragged out from beneath one of his old jalopies - aflame!

Just goes to show.

https://edition.cnn.com/2022/11/16/entertainment/jay-leno-recovery/index.html
'77 280se

goldacre

Good grief  :o at first I was like 'LOL' but then I was like '... bloody hell....'  :-X ouch  :'(

When working on the Lotus Esprit we had it on a elevated wheel platform and the damn thing just slowly rolled off it when I was underneath :o .... the battery was certainly disconnected but that gravity thing is 24/7  ::) ... always chock the wheels, and never not use axle stands when jacking up a car ....

Home mechanics '101'  8)

Wish you a full recovery Jay Leno and hope car comes out AOK to!

G

12/1979 450 SEL 148K on clock (museum piece)
12/1986 Lotus Esprit Turbo 87K on clock 'Darling, look what Q has brought for us, isn't it nice' :)

gurrier

Latest suggests skin grafts necessary.   Best policy is that Murphy's Law applies when working on cars.  By repute Jay Leno is of positive disposition - no doubt he will do his best to rebound.
1973 350SE

departurecolumn

Quote from: gurrier on 20 November 2022, 01:56 PMLatest suggests skin grafts necessary.  Best policy is that Murphy's Law applies when working on cars.  By repute Jay Leno is of positive disposition - no doubt he will do his best to rebound. drive mad
When fixing autos, it's best to assume the worst and act accordingly. According to popular belief, Jay Leno has a sunny disposition and will make an effort to recover.

scaredouthaul

Quote from: gurrier on 20 November 2022, 01:56 PMLatest suggests skin grafts necessary.  Best policy is that Murphy's Law applies when working on cars.  By repute Jay Leno is of positive disposition - no doubt he will do his best to rebound. baldi's basics
I don't like Murphy's Law. Better yet, everything should be done according to reason, reality tells.