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In this video I help Miss Marie fix up her Civic. She smacked a raccoon on her way to work in the early hours of the morning. She didn't think it did much damage but a few miles down the road the car started to overheat and she knows enough from being in the shop to pull over and shut it off!! Let's see if we can get her car back on the road.
(F.Y.I. body work is way out of my wheel house so go easy on me in the comments.) -Enjoy!
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49 thoughts on “Ms. marie hit a raccoon messed up her civic!”
  1. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars pork chop says:

    Eric you were making me nervous under that car cutting out the Wells with no safety glasses on I learned my less in the hard way once

  2. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars David Farmer says:

    Knowing my luck I'd get the bone in tire ! And also …that looked more like a groundhog ! 🦔

  3. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars CR Peifer says:

    Awesome

  4. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars Jon Hagan says:

    I've unknowingly taught my apprentice at work to say "first try!!" the other day and he used it for the first time in the perfect situation and I just about died.

  5. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars 乇尺ズの says:

    MRS O!!!!! THERE WAS NO EYE PROTECTION WORN AT THE JUNKYARD!!!!! 🤓

  6. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars Bob Hudson says:

    You are a sucker for strawberry sundaes. But well done. Good too that Marie stayed back and helped you every step of the way. Many don't. Shows you have a really good working relationship with your staff, even though you are a sucker for those sundaes. From 70 yr old retired mechanic in land Down Under.

  7. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars Danny Cole says:

    You don't use a airlift for the cooling system? And a no spill? Your e doing it wrong bro. Haha

  8. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars Travis says:

    "slips that trips that thing off" the phrases r starting to hybridize :p

  9. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars In the Burgh says:

    best auto vids ever you rock

  10. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars Hootie G says:

    Impressive Bro 💯💪🏽🙏🏼

  11. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars NunyaBusiness says:

    To be honest, you really didn't need to go back and re-weld that radiator support. They just do that at the factory because some accountant figured out it was 10 cents cheaper per car to tack weld it vs. bolting it and being more serviceable. If it were me, I would've just drilled out some nice holes and put some hefty bolts and called it a day. Maybe welded on a washer or two just to thicken the shear area. It would've made things a lot easier the next time she hits a raccoon.

  12. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars William Morris says:

    That I have done in the past when I needed a part like this was to use a sawzall and over cut to get the part + out. Then when you have it out and at the shop (or driveway in my case) get it down to just the part. Makes it easier when you have access to all your tools rather than just what you packed to the yard

  13. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars William Morris says:

    I wish you hadn’t told us what she hit. I feel aweful for the critter.

  14. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars patrick sudderth says:

    I live in Houston and listen to scottie. I have taken his advice about serten scanners but now he lives in Colorado. I still listen to he's advice on his program. I have certain codes on my 2011 cadillac srx 3.0 motor
    I'm 74 can't remember what it was. I know its a simple fix. Suggestions are needed if you respond. Thank you
    God's blessings 🙏 your way
    Patrick

  15. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars Darryl Newton says:

    great job, just as good as a body shop.

  16. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars NastyN8tE says:

    Your an awesome person I really like how you help people out. This world needs more mechanics like you.

  17. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars Steve G says:

    A woman who will go to a salvage yard and turn a wrench! I'll just bet she knows where Painted Post is as well… 🙂 Obviously someone knows how to raise their daughter right.

  18. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars Lloyd Weems says:

    Those hose clamps will bruise the xxxx out of your fingernails.

  19. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars Chris Bentley says:

    Miss Marie is a lucky lady. You are a great guy Mr O.

  20. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars trucker 101 says:

    Body shops aren't that fast.

  21. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars Dave Brosius says:

    Waited to the end for the ice cream payment. No bones.

  22. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars Charles Norman says:

    That's no raccoon that's a groundhog.

  23. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars Van DuBose says:

    It’s good that you can help the girls when needed. This would have been a very expensive repair for a young lady.

  24. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars Jonathan Sheffield says:

    Awesome, young lady will always remember… good memories

  25. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars Don The Plumber says:

    Nice work!

  26. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars Don's Junkmail says:

    Well Ray…I had to soak my eyes over night with potatoes because of that Mig Welding you did… Please warn us to look away when you start welding…say fire in the hole.smilies
    Nice junkyard too.

  27. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars Stan S says:

    Last year I hit a deer with my wife's 2011 Civic and it caused less damage than that. I repaired it using a 1X4 to bend the radiator support straight and a dozen zip ties.

  28. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars Chris Bentley says:

    I'm 3 years behind here. Even if Miss Marie just paid for the junkyard stuff then Eric saved her a fortune. But I bet Eric absorbed it into Tax Deductible. Miss Marie is one lucky lady to have worked for you previously and you Mr O are her Knight in Shining Armour. You are a great guy Eric O and she is a lucky lady. Kudos. Your good deed for the day. It just shows the real Eric O we see, is the real Eric O we see. One great guy. But what is a man without his lady. Mrs O is a real lady and you are a great couple. How many wives would give their all to working in the Office doing everything, raising the children and supporting their man like she does. Random I know. Miss Marie, you saved a fortune even if you did pay the scrapyard prices. Still dubious over this one lol. Great video and thank you for uploading.

  29. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars Casey Powell says:

    It dosnt matter about a spot welder that's a plug weld and stronger than a factory plug weld buddy !!!!! Period!

  30. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars Alan Sylvia says:

    Good job your are A Good guy for helping people out now an then .

  31. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars Matt P says:

    What a great video, you did a great job. Nice to see there's still good and honest people out there, helping people out.

  32. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars David Blair says:

    Great job Eric and Marie.

  33. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars Richard Warn says:

    Glad to see people still work for ice cream. Eric o seems to be a top self man.

  34. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars Александр Прохоров says:

    how many kilojoules do your fingers squeeze?)))

  35. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars Rodney Miller says:

    I wish I had a friend like him.

  36. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars ED Harry says:

    40+ years as a Licensed Auto Damage Appraiser, Body Shops would Straighten The Lower Core Support or get a new piece & Pop rivet it in ! Remember it is a " non" appearance item ! P.S. Eric , You fixed it RIGHT.

  37. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars Thomas Rea says:

    That's one heck of a heart you have, helping the young lady out like that, junk yard and all . I think you have an awesome channel here. I started watching about a month ago. I been a mechanic for many years, Keep up the video's , No criticism from me, we are all human !!

  38. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars neil scully says:

    your a great guy hats off to you

  39. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars Bismarck San Diego says:

    glad to see you brought cutters this time 🙂

  40. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars claymore cluepile says:

    i couldn't watch it….that dipsy doodle hillbilly music noise killed it for me

  41. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars Jenny May says:

    Dang and I thought our raccoons down here in Texas were big lol