Didn't turn out well.

Discussion in 'Lost and Found' started by PGSS, Apr 11, 2018.

  1. PGSS

    PGSS Well-Known Member

    Not a Buick but thank the Lord!
     
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  2. JoeBlog

    JoeBlog Platinum Level Contributor

    Good story!
     
  3. TrunkMonkey

    TrunkMonkey Well-Known Member

    Probably needed a jump.
     
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  4. PGSS

    PGSS Well-Known Member

    They also left a bunch of gas just in case in the future we used something different.:)
    How did they think the gas would last 50 years??
     
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  5. Smokey15

    Smokey15 So old that I use AARP bolts.

    Didn't seal the vault properly.
     
  6. schlepcar

    schlepcar Gold Level Contributor

    I had seen this story and it was definitely a case of poor storage location. The whole idea was very cool,but we all know what happens when it is not high and dry. I have had simililiar problems just trying to keep some old engine block or part from deteriorating in a dry building,so a whole car would be a nightmare under those conditions. It would have held up better than that at the bottom of a lake without all the extra oxygen to help it rust.
     
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  7. dynaflow

    dynaflow shiftless...

    A funeral director must have been in charge...even in 1957, we knew better than to bury it like a casket.
     

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