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Old 09-11-2012, 12:00 PM   #1
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Default [PIC] Hurricane Leslie Drops a Shed on a C4 Corvette

Hurricane Leslie is passing over Newfoundland today and damage from the storm included this C4 Corvette that had a shed dropped on it.

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Old 09-11-2012, 12:50 PM   #2
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D**m that sucks! Looked like a nice shed too. Sorry, I could not pass that up.
Not many folks can claim that a building fell on their car. Hope he makes out OK with the insurance.
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Old 09-11-2012, 12:52 PM   #3
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Was it the house of the Wicked Witch?
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Old 09-11-2012, 05:23 PM   #4
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CBC did an interview with the owner. The Corvette was a 1984 and the owner, Glenn Petten of Paradise, NL, was building the shed so he could do some work on his car.

"I was building the garage to put the car in to do some work on her. I guess I've got a lot of work to do now," said Petten.

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Old 09-11-2012, 05:41 PM   #5
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CBC did an interview with the owner. The Corvette was a 1984 and the owner, Glenn Petten of Paradise, NL, was building the shed so he could do some work on his car.

"I was building the garage to put the car in to do some work on her. I guess I've got a lot of work to do now," said Petten.

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What work? That C4 is totalled! Some good parts left for sure, but it will be at the auction sale in a few months. The shed looks like it came out OK. Tip it back and anchor the sucker down this time!!!
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Old 09-11-2012, 05:50 PM   #6
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That's not right. Hopefully the guy gets a good replacement Vette.
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Old 09-11-2012, 06:36 PM   #7
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Old 09-11-2012, 06:43 PM   #8
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Was it a hard top or vert?
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Was it a hard top or vert?

It's sure a convertible now!
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CBC did an interview with the owner. The Corvette was a 1984 and the owner, Glenn Petten of Paradise, NL, was building the shed so he could do some work on his car.

"I was building the garage to put the car in to do some work on her. I guess I've got to hire a carpenter next time and to buy me a new Corvette now," said Petten.

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Old 09-11-2012, 08:29 PM   #12
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If it was a C5, I'd bet the big azz end would have held that shed up and hardly any damage would have been done. Sorry, I couldn't resist.
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If it was a C5, I'd bet the big azz end would have held that shed up and hardly any damage would have been done. Sorry, I couldn't resist.
It would had pop like a zit
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Another Newfie joke coming soon.
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iam glade is no personal damege . about the car. like to know when this guy is going to part out this car.
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The poor guy gets his Vette flattened and a bunch here find it funny. Hope it never happens to you
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poor 84 the owner should have built a garage instead of a shed to work on the car!
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Old 09-12-2012, 06:24 AM   #18
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Just think of the problems that shed just saved him, now go get one with an lt1 and you will be better off! And this isn't really joking, that cross fart is a nightmare.
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Such a shame...
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Should have parked a little more forward!
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