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Old 12-22-2008, 12:20 PM   #1
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Cool FAIL: Honda Accord > Chevy Monstertruck

http://jalopnik.com/5115556/hawaiian...suburban-fails

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A Hawaiian Chevrolet dealership setup a jacked-up Suburban to crush a vintage Honda Accord to send a message to anyone buying Japanese. The message became somewhat cluttered when the tiny Honda broke the SUV.
epic fail
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Old 12-22-2008, 12:24 PM   #2
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That author was a Dbag.
I'm sure the hydraulic hose that broke was from some aftermarket company.
Not much about that 'burban looks stock.
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Old 12-22-2008, 12:28 PM   #3
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Considering there isn't a stock part on that monster truck, I believe this goes as a FAIL to the maker of the monster truck.
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Old 12-22-2008, 12:33 PM   #4
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fix the problem then crush 2
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Old 12-22-2008, 02:15 PM   #5
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People will come into this thread saying, "Its not the Chevy that broke", but that won't matter as it is all about the imagery.
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Old 12-22-2008, 02:26 PM   #6
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Does that truck only have RWD? I dont see a driveshaft for the front axle.
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Old 12-22-2008, 02:32 PM   #7
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People will come into this thread saying, "Its not the Chevy that broke", but that won't matter as it is all about the imagery.
yep the sad thing is thats what the whole import is better than domestic mentallity is driven by... media image. at one point the quality difference was there but now its all just hype
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Old 12-22-2008, 02:49 PM   #8
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People will come into this thread saying, "Its not the Chevy that broke", but that won't matter as it is all about the imagery.
unfortunately, that's exactly what this is about...
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Old 12-22-2008, 04:11 PM   #9
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That was just reckless. Why didn't they just pose a Suburban on top of it? You'd still be able to sell the Suburban, and it would only cost the time and ramps to get it up there. Instead, some dumbass at the dealership decided it would be big publicity to crush a competitor.

Who goes out to see this junk? This was about the dumbest public event I've ever seen.


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Old 12-22-2008, 04:26 PM   #10
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The reporting is as biased as the stunt...

<<The message became somewhat cluttered when the tiny Honda broke the SUV.>>
The Honda didn't break the hydraulic hose. High hydraulic pressure broke the hose, or it was left dangling for something to catch it.

<<A few hours later the truck was repaired and the Accord, which proved to be too tough a competitor, was replaced with a Hyundai Excel.>>
The Honda was replaced because the first pass crushed it beyond recognition.

That's just bad reporting.
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Old 12-22-2008, 05:13 PM   #11
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thats not bad reporting, that's just our print media
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Old 12-22-2008, 05:35 PM   #12
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Good grief.
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Old 12-22-2008, 07:29 PM   #13
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& a to that whole bunch
maybe we should send a real to handle them
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