Chop Shop of Horrors

A dirty chop shop mechanic attempts to salvage the engine from an old junk heap when the chain lift breaks causing the engine to plunge through the chassis and crush him.

announcer:HERE'S HOW IT WORKS...

THESE TWO MOOKS JUSTSTOLE A CAR,

AND NOWTHEY NEED TO DUMP IT.

SO THEY GO TOTHE NEIGHBORHOOD CHOP SHOP

TO TRY ANDGET THE BEST PRICE.

- WHAT?

announcer: SAL'S THE GUYTHEY GOTTA TALK TO.

BUT WHOEVER SAID THEREWAS HONOR AMONG THIEVES

NEVER METTHIS RAT BASTARD.

- 50 BUCKS.- 50 BUCKS?

COME ON, MAN.- HERE'S 50 BUCKS.

TAKE IT OR LEAVE IT.

- OVERTHE LAST SEVERAL YEARS,

THE RATE OFSTOLEN VEHICLES PER YEAR

HAS BEEN ABOUT 900,000.

YOU'RE TALKINGABOUT $6.4 BILLION PER YEAR

IN STOLEN VEHICLES AND PARTS.

announcer:SAL SCREWED THEM GOOD.

THE CAR WAS A JUNKER,BUT THE ENGINE WAS A JEWEL.

A 550-HORSEPOWERCRATE ENGINE

WITH MODIFIED ALUMINUM HEADERS.- OH.

announcer:HE COULD GET $600, EASY.

- IDIOTS.[laughing]

announcer: CHOP SHOP SALGOT TO CHOPPING.

BESIDES RIPPING OFFOTHER CRIMINALS,

SAL HAD ANOTHER TALENT.

WITH HIS TRUSTYACETYLENE TORCH IN HAND,

HE COULD REDUCE A FULL CARTO PIECES IN MINUTES.

CARVING AN ENGINE OUTOF THIS HEAP OF SCRAP METAL

WAS KID'S PLAY.

BUT EVEN CHOP SHOPSHAVE TO DEAL WITH

THE REALITIESOF A GLOBAL ECONOMY.

THE MOTOR WAS MADEIN THE U.S.A.

THE CHAIN HOLDING IT UP...

MADE IN CHINA.

- [gurgling and groaning]

- WITH 700 POUNDSLANDING ON SOMEONE'S CHEST,

THIS SEVERE BLUNT FORCE

WOULD CAUSETHE RIBS TO FRACTURE,

OUR HEART AND LUNGSTO BE SQUASHED.

IT WOULD EVEN CAUSEOUR EYES TO POP OUT,

AS WELL AS SIGNIFICANTINTERNAL BLEEDING

AND IMMEDIATE DEATH.

announcer: SAL WASA BOTTOM-FEEDING CROOK

WHO LIKED TOJERK PEOPLE'S CHAINS.

- 50 BUCKS.

announcer: BUT INTHIS ONE-MAN CHOP SHOP,

SAL FOUND OUT THE HARD WAY.

HE WAS HIS OWN WEAK LINK.

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