What do you tell the customer....

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  1. Dave Nelson

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    If that's real, that is a bad day. I'm generally not a skeptic, but the shot looks somehow contrived. Look at the LR wheel (lowest rear wheel)...what is the abnormal looking image to the right of it? Shadows seem off too, but that could be weird lighting.
     
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    +1. I just don't see how that can happen. I miss the days when more often than not, youo could trust what you saw in a photograph, back when "pictures don't lie".
     
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    The mechanic just earned a new nickname... "FUBAR"!

    That weird looking image on the floor is engine oil.
    Very abnormal... I should be in the engine!

    I don't think anyone could photoshop something as messed up as this incident.
    There are too many little details which look to be accurate.
    (The oil puddle, the bent end of the bumper, the lighting of the underside of a vehicle, the shop lights reflected in the windows.)

    I fear that's a real pic. :eek:

    I can't tell what they were working on or how that could actually happen but the driveshaft seems to be missing.

    You tell the customer the frame on their ten year old Tahoe is nice and solid but it needs new body mounts. :screwup:
     
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    Yeah, something like "You're lucky we found this, the body was ready to fall off the frame" :)
     
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    "We wanted to ensure every part was prepped properly for paint"
     
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    Ok, I can see that. I also think I see some blue paint transfer from the hoist post on the body. It's just that wheel area that looks weird to me.
     
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    It does tend to come out when the engine is upside down.
     
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    The sign over the hoist says "paint prep", maybe they were putting the body on the frame and didnt have the mounts bolted up yet.
     
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    The oil puddle is one of those weird things that my brain just couldn't "see" until Terry said it. The reflections in the oil just made the whole thing look weird. Totally makes sense now.
     

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