Woke up late, dropped the kids at childcare, dropped hubby at the train station to go to an interview & decided I take my car to the mechanics on the drive home, to find out what all the bloody banging is when I turn the wheel to reverse out of my driveway.
I EXPLAAAAAIIIINED to him that I'd recently bought & had installed, lower ball joints & wheel bearings but he checked anyway by hoisting up my car and started wiggling the tyre left & right with his bare hands
He wrenched my entire tyre off of my
My ball joint COMPLETELY broke out & the other side was not much better.
He turned to me and said "You should be dead you know."
"I cannot believe you've been driving it like that & not had an accident & died - wow"
Yeah, thanks for the easy let down there!
"but they're BRAND NEW" I cried.
I stood there & cried at the thought of having no car for days, kids to get to childcare & kindy as well as errands to run & the thought of
A quote of $290 later to repair, the car parts store where I bought the original ball joints to
I was told it would be ready by today and with 20minutes to go until closing time - I doubt it really..........