Timing's out...

Exposed timing chain from a burnt out car found while geocaching today. Obviously the heat of a car burning is somewhat higher than the engine temperatures as the alloy components have melted in places.

View all photos taken: Sunday, 25th February 2007, This photo: 11:52am

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  • picsbymac said:
    Cool find. The textures are great and the leaves make it especially interesting.
  • horstgeorg said:
    Wow ! I love theese rusty stilllifes. Great, David !

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  • a777thunder said:
    Not the burning car, we have just had a hot summer Dave
  • David de Groot said:
    Thanks Melissa :)

    Much appreciated Horst :) There's something about rusty things that just appeals. Even more so where nature is clearly starting to take back what's been left behind by humanity.

    hehehe good one Kev ;-)
  • Birdie2533 said:
    Very interesting...I have only seen them in working order! LOL

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  • David de Groot said:
    Thanks, yes it's a view one usually doesn't see. Slagged tappet covers are not an everyday event ;)
  • benefit of hindsight said:
    Did a double-take here - at first glance I thought the white stuff was ice, then I realised how impossible that would be ;-)
  • David de Groot said:
    hehehehe Yep, even in the middle of winter it'd be pretty much impossible to have ice like that here :)