11 March 2009

HNT - Mechanic

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For me, HNT’s are fickle things. Sometimes I think, daydream, ponder, over analyze, throw a small temper tantrum, eat a can of smoked oysters, curse Os, and still cannot come up with anything new and fresh. These are the times that I take 742 a few more shots than normal, hoping that at least one of them will be usable. Then there are the times where the HNT opportunity just jumps out and grabs me. This week, I got grabbed.

For about 3 days, I had been hearing a new noise when driving my car. Now mind you, I drive a 1998 Chevy Cavalier with 132,000+ miles on it – it makes many noises – but this one was unfamiliar. I talked to husband about it Friday night. Told him it was a rumbling vibration, maybe an exhaust issue. He assured me he would ride in the car over the weekend to see if he could tell what was going on. Did you know, as a wife, it is my obligation to nag? I did NOT nag him incessantly until he caved remind him that he was supposed to take a ride in my car, therefore it did not get done (*note to self* Take nagging 101 next time it is offered at the Community College).

Monday, I came home for lunch and found this. Yep! Definitely an exhaust issue. No way I can get it fixed before payday. Off to Ace Hardware to secure some 14 gauge steel wire (got to MacGyver the exhaust system back to where it belongs – at least temporarily) and then I do what all good grease monkeys do … take off my shirt, get under the car, and temporarily fix the damn thing. And yes, I really did!


Go ahead! *CLICK* if you don't believe me!


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49 comments:

marcellonyc said...

OK I am always worried about being ripped off from a mechanic, but you could charge me anything you like to fix my car. :)

HHNT!

Evening said...

I am married to a mechanic, I have been around lots of them over the years and I don't think I have ever seen a sexier mechanic than you make. HOTTIE!!!
xo

~*Jobthingy*~ said...

oh not that is awesome.

well done.

HHNT sweets

Sexie Sadie~ said...

Ha!!! LOVE it! Such a resourceful woman you are!
xo~Sadie

Average Chick said...

I don't think I'd find too many mechanics that look that good under my car....What a hottie under there!

HHNT!

Anonymous said...

I'm calling best HNT pic ever!

the fix should be cheap, it appears from here to be just a strap.

Hey come to the house for like 30 minutes you will get a crash course in Nagging, 101,102, thru 197, from a pro!!

Excellent pic!

Osbasso said...

I'll bet you have a Rosie the Riveter poster hanging in your basement, don't you?

Anonymous said...

See, if my mechanics looked like this, I would stay around and ask questions about what they were doing to my vehicle.

Great pic. :)

peace...

garbonzo said...

OMG. I feel the need to go break something on my car so you will come fix it.

Vixen said...

Good for you! That rocks. YOU rock! Hehe!

I suck at nagging. It is def not my forte. I end up doing it myself and then getting chastised later for not 'reminding him'. *rolls eyes*

SleepingDreamer said...

We do everything ourselves- hubby just replaced his breaks on Saturday and saved himself $300.

I will tell you, I can't show him that click through.. I'll never get him off the computer - hot girls and cars is an arrow to his heart.

:)

Anonymous said...

Now THAT is some good HNT. Classic. And by the way, I totalled my 98 cavalier in 99. Great little cars, aren't they?
FMD

Curvaceous Dee said...

I think I need you to fix my car next time it's broken ... looking fine, and getting the job done!

xx Dee

Ms. Inconspicuous said...

This seems less precarious than cooking in the nude, though I *do* hope you let everything cool properly before getting down and...ehhem...fix-y. ;)

An Artist Exposed said...

I know its already been said but I badly need you to come over here and help fix my van. I'll even help you clean up afterwards - is that a deal? ;-) HHNT!

Hubman said...

Topless MacGyver, I love it!

And a chick (pardon the phrase) who can fix stuff is doubly hot!

Happy HNT!

captain corky said...

I think I'll go take a cold shower now.

Bina said...

Wow Dana. That is one hot, sexy picture! I don't know how you come up with these. This one will have to go in to the HNT Hall of Fame.

Very nice.....job.

13messages said...

Never before has car repair appeared so sexy to me. So beautiful.

Lu' said...

Looks to me like you were grabbed in the right place :) Well done Dana well done. I'm just guessing but I bet you would have a line going down the street to have repair work done if you wanted to hang out your mechanics shingle.

~c said...

Yanno this is the coolest HNT i've seen so far!

Good on ya being able to get things done!
Happy HNT!
~c

Saucy Wildcat said...

OMG! What an awesome picture! Strong, independent women can do anything they put their mind to! Happy day!

Anonymous said...

Oh my oh my!!!

That is the best! LOL...I suddenly understand why mechanics hang naked girl calendars in the garage...I never realized that the combo of nudity and exhaust pipes was so damn sexy!!!

Hair Bows & Guitar Picks said...

Wow ~ love the picture!

Anonymous said...

Just think about how many of your readers will never look at a muffler the same way again...I may have to HNT again...lol...it's been a while. Good on you bringng some creativity back to it!

A Secret Freak said...

Simply Priceless!
HHNT

Mike said...

LOL, some how i knew your be under the car topless and i was right, what a priceless photo ;) Just glad you didn`t get any nipple burns lol

Biscuit said...

You know, I have something that needs fixing in the back seat of my car. I'm pretty sure it would get messy, and therefore it would be smart to take your shirt off. And, you'll never find it on your own, so I'd have to get back there with you and show you. :)

buffalodick said...

Duct tape and light gauge wire has fixed more things than you could count!

Jay said...

I think I need some word done on my car.

And I'm really disappointed that I had some big, burly redneck replace my muffler recently. Clearly I take my car to the wrong place. ;-)

Nolens Volens said...

That made me SMILE. If you ARE handy with your hands...come take a look at my '98 Camry with over 200k miles on it. As long as you don't mind me watching every move you make. You must have been FREEZING to do this shot. HHNT!

Baseball Mom said...

That is a great HNT. You come up with some great ones Dana.

Mean while I left you a gift at my blog. Come see, when you get a chance. :)

Jormengrund said...

Because of this, I can't help but ask the question:

"What do you have under the hood?"

Inquiring minds would love to know!

M said...

Gracious me!

That is damn creative :)

Big Kahuna said...

Dana - what a lovely and creative shot

Leonhart said...

Good pic, though I feel an urge to make some form of pun. As such:

You look like a woman who knows how to handle a hard pipe.

You mess with tail-ends, you get your hands dirty.

Why don't you come and check out what's under my hood?

Ahem.

I never said they were GOOD puns.

Bond said...

Wait I hear a rattling on my car..."OH MS. MECHANIC!!"

d2b said...

I have some trouble with my car too, wow if I could find a mechanic like you under the car!

Happy HNT!!!

Karl said...

Good Afternoon Dana,

14 gauge wire isn't going to hold your muffler very long. you should also be concerned about all the rust on the frame.




By the way, you're the Hottest Mechanic I've ever seen!

SIMPLY ME said...

HUBBA, HUBBA, HUBBA! You know, if you opened a topless car repair center, you'd be rich in no time.

Maeve said...

Well , my mechanic is not that cute! Can I go at your place for my next check-up?
Happy HNT!

Richard said...

good idea to tie it up. If you let it go, it would bounce around. then it woul cost $500. to fix it.

PorkStar said...

I best do not click on that picture at work... : (

Anonymous said...

Wow, what can't you do when you put your mind and body to the task; awesome.

autumn said...

dana, that was fabulous! yes, i learned long ago that if i heard an unfamiliar noise, i'd be best the check it out myself--or just nag while tapping my toe.

loves that nipple ring. very sexy.

happy hnt

Elle said...

That's awesome! You can be my mechanic anytime!

The Daree (or "Dee") said...

Very resourceful!

Anonymous said...

Holy crap.
That was a perfect click thru. I love it! I love your nipple piercing. Very lovely :D

NerdyRedneck Rob said...

How did you ever get underneath that car without gettting your pretty titties dirty?