So, I don't really know what category this falls into, aside from "kick in the pants" buuuuut..
I drove from Calgary to Bassano today, hauling a 7 foot length of pipe as cargo (rear seat folded down in my 06 g6 gt)... and that went well... on the return trip, however, A horrible... horrible... HORRIBLE thing happened...
As I'm driving down Blackfoot trail, doing 80 (as per the posted speed), a little ricerocket cuts me off doing about 50. I go "Oh shit" and slam on the brakes.
Well, the pipe I was carrying (the one that was the wrong size, hence the exchange) shoots forward and slams into the dash.
$340 US for a new dash. Plus shipping. PLus labour to have it installed.
Needless to say, I'm going to drive my old 78 LTD 2 Ford around for a while, and if I see that car again, I pray he cuts me off, CAUSE I AINT SLOWING DOWN THIS TIME!
One a side-note: Anyone know where I could get the dash for an 06 G6 GT (black) for a bit cheaper? I live in Canada (Calgary specifically) and would rather avoid the shipping costs, plus currency conversion costs.