Improvised DIY Car Repairs – Part 1

(first posted 2/5/2012)   The human being is infinitely resourceful; how else would we have gotten this far? And when budgetary constraints confront the overwhelming desire to maintain our mobility, the results can be truly mind boggling. CC reader AmazonRay forwarded me a batch of photos (from the web) that vividly display these talents in real-world application. There must be an award of some sort; well, the first step is to pick a winner. Which one in this first batch advances to the finals?