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Discussion in 'Chevy Silverado Forum (GMC Sierra)' started by TJbear, Oct 14, 2009.

  1. TJbear

    TJbear Rockstar 100 Posts

    Was messing around with the truck today and took a peek down the oil fill tube with a flashlight.....
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    I managed to pull one out with needle nose pliers (a focking ACORN) :

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    The other one broke apart so off comes the valve cover

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    You can see where the pieces started to fall into the recess near that head bolt. Shop vac sucked it right out. Now mind you, I just got this truck so I have no clue where these things came from or how they got there, so.....













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  2. unplugged

    unplugged Epic Member 5+ Years 1000 Posts

    There's a joke about nuts here somewhere, but I'm not going to repeat it. A definite mystery. Have any friends or enemies that would do that to you?

    I say that only because at work we play practical jokes on one another. One of my favorites is to get a 2ft long zip tie and wrap it around the driveshaft. It makes for a wacky noise that can take a minute or two to figure out.
  3. TJbear

    TJbear Rockstar 100 Posts

    LOL, nah. I just got it and it's been locked up tight when I'm not around.
  4. TRPLXL2

    TRPLXL2 Epic Member 5+ Years 1000 Posts Platinum Contributor

    That's crazy! I have never seen anything like that, I think someone definately did that on purpose. It doesn't look like it would have hurt anything if you would have left it though, but I am sure that with my luck something really bad would happen. BTW- The cat is a nice touch, great conversation thread right here.

    Unplugged I am going to have to try the zip tie thing on my dad's old truck, he just got it running perfect so that would really freak him out. This is why I love this website, friendly fire is always welcome in my house.
  5. MTPockets

    MTPockets Rockstar

    Stupid Squirrels :lol:
  6. MAsZ71

    MAsZ71 Rockstar 100 Posts

    Another squirrel caught leaving the scene of the crime...:rofl:

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  7. Mean_Green_95

    Mean_Green_95 Epic Member 5+ Years 1000 Posts

    When I worked at Jiffy Lube I removed 13-14 walnuts out of a man's air filter housing. His was purely accidental, but I don't yours was accidental. I'm glad you got that out of there tho.
  8. Eddie Z71

    Eddie Z71 Epic Member 5+ Years 1000 Posts

    We do the zip tie thing to. :lol:It's great for new guy's.
  9. redneckarmyMP

    redneckarmyMP Epic Member 5+ Years 500 Posts

    same thing happened when i was doin a tune up on my ex's pontiac..looked like somthin was nesting in there
  10. TJbear

    TJbear Rockstar 100 Posts

    LOL. Well, however it happened, it had to be before I got the truck. Only had it since early in the month and the truck has always been secured when I wasn't around.....unless the squirrels are adept at breaking into vehicles and popping hoods, lol. :lol:

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