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49 thoughts on “Double check your diagnosis!”
  1. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars Jeff Hein says:

    Great catch Eric!!

  2. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars Kirk Johnson says:

    A few minutes can save a few hours, and some embarrassment, good call to double check Eric as always

  3. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars buddycraigg says:

    I wondered why those gaskets looked new. Must have had to swap parts when they put in the used engine.

  4. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars Shane Harrison says:

    Wow never seen that befor good idea going the distance with a second look

  5. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars Papi4l2 says:

    This stuff right here…this stuff right here, is why u have the following u do. Its because u put the time and effort into ur work. We notice. We appreciate.

  6. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars TRUTH ISLAM says:

    Reading your comments is just as entertaining as Eric O.
    Thanks guys!

  7. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars Ride With Care says:

    jb water weld

  8. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars Darren Robinson says:

    You wouldn't you would of clocked it when you removed it.

  9. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars HDXFH says:

    Neutral Drop sent me

  10. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars MrRangerZr1 says:

    What caused the crack?

  11. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars Duane Donaldson says:

    I remember old school aluminum intake manifolds that would develop a leak through the casting if they were cleaned with strong carb cleaner as the aluminum was porous and the carb cleaner would dissolve the factory sealer coating, not necessarily referring to a broken intake but have you heard of an aftermarket sealer that actually works and holds up to the heat?

  12. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars Mopar Scot says:

    Had to add this comment to move past 666…lookin out for you Eric!! 😎

  13. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars PAULY'S AUTO says:

    Well, that's a great reminder to take the time! Thanks for the reminder man!

    Cracked intake, crazy!

  14. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars Edward Hobelman says:

    A stupid question is a lot easier to handle than a stupid mistake!

  15. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars C.Torino says:

    Good catch man

  16. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars PastBlast says:

    Wow! that was a great catch. No matter how loyal that customer is to you, they would have always had a deep down sneaky suspicion that you broke the manifold. Well done!

  17. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars Mark Chidester says:

    Yup 👍

  18. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars David Milovanovich says:

    Thanks for the heads-up 🤪

  19. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars AirRatchetJockey says:

    Too much VTEC torque yo

  20. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars ibrian hartley says:

    No negativity here I enjoy watching your videos

  21. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars Antonio Claudio Michael says:

    Nice find on the cracked intake manifold Eric O @SouthMainAutoRepairLLC

  22. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars Antonio Claudio Michael says:

    Nice work As Always Eric O @SouthMainAutoRepairLLC

  23. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars J N says:

    Maybe those intakes are two piece for a reason? Who would have thought aluminum could crack like that?!

  24. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars Remco W says:

    That soapy solution stuff you mentioned works great. Bought it a while ago after you showed it here. So much better than just dish soap.

  25. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars williewest 2370 says:

    I noticed a New York registration and inspection on one of your videos on a vehicle, where in New York are you?

  26. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars Nick'll Do IT says:

    Wow, I'm pretty sure I've never seen a crack in the manifold like that. How in the %$#&(

  27. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars RV, Ontario says:

    Dr. Eric 🙂

  28. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars Jim Bo says:

    Wow, that NY weather turns cars into rust buckets pretty quickly. My truck is 33-years-old and doesn't have a spec of rust on it. California weather is easy on cars (as long as you're not close to the ocean.)

  29. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars dysphunktion says:

    But I can't do a quarter of what you can!

  30. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars Ray Byrnes says:

    Good catch on that one!

  31. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars throttle bottle says:

    strange cracking, I wonder if it was burning hot and someone hosed it down with cold water or similar. if not was it the original engine? maybe after effects of a wreck?

  32. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars synthpro says:

    Great catch!!!

  33. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars Hola! Mikey Dread says:

    I look how u go the extra mile

  34. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars Hola! Mikey Dread says:

    Wow! good job

  35. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars Billy Smith says:

    Nice catch Eric…Nice catch!!

  36. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars Puder McGavin says:

    And worst part if you quoted and sold the gasket and found the crack while performed the repair it's you who broke the intake

  37. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars guy burleson says:

    This is why you are so damn good!!!!! keep up the good work Eric O

  38. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars Caroline R says:

    It a flat rate dominated industry where time is money, taking time to reaffirm is rare@!

  39. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars Jared Strehlein says:

    Check, check, and triple check. Save time, and make the money with the customer satisfaction. Means a full belly at the end of every day.

  40. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars Mike Carson says:

    Do you ever get any classic cars in there for repairs? What happened to the old Dodge that was there in a video in the past?

  41. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars Ceasar Vasquez says:

    Nice job, even you double check your work, and you're a real pro

  42. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars boats and jeeps says:

    Another job done very well 👏 awesome mechanic. Never disappoints

  43. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars Nicolas Habash says:

    Epoxy repair.

  44. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars Neil Howe says:

    its a big man that admits his errors….eric i brilliant ,as straight as the day is long…

  45. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars Car Mo says:

    Good thing that intake gasket looked new too, like it was done in a recent repair, soapy mix always the best. Great catch.

  46. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars J S says:

    Just finished my motorcycle tour of New York. I’m sure Erik appreciated me not stopping by

  47. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars Julius Roberts says:

    South Main! What ever happen to that amazing part where you show a brake cleaner and play that song, I enjoyed that