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Old 07-22-2012, 07:54 PM
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In my garage, I'm replacing the front brakes on my car. I go inside for a minute, come back out and find a rat snake in my garage next to the car. I wait for a second to figure out what I am going to do and it makes its way underneath and up into my car (exhaust area) before I can do anything about it. About 3 ft long.

Two things:

I hate snakes and I am extremely afraid of them..

This car is my baby. I bolted the brake calipers back up very quickly (no brake pads attached), backed it into the driveway and that's where it is at now.

What the heck do I do now?
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Wait for a 95 F sunny day and park it in the sun.
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Put a king snake or an owl in there.
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What's up bro! Don't let the snake get you down. Check out my new rig in my sig. I't a work in progess. Glad your still doing it. Take care.
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Need pic's of the car and how much do you want for it .

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Rent a mongoose!

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He's only 3'. Just grab him by the tail and pull. The bite won't hurt much. Worst cases, use a heavy pair of gloves....

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Exhaust area?

back the carout so you can see that area

start the car


watch the snake leave
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Whoa! Rat snakes are beautiful and useful. You have to make a hard decision, the snake or the car

If you want to go the PETA route, get a mouse from the pet shop, tie a string around it's neck and tether it to a close-by tree or bush. IF the snake is still on the car, it'll soon be going for dinner and your car will be exorcised.

You could also put a bowl of Clorox or Gasoline under the car and let fumes do the deed.

Chances are the snake is long gone, though.
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Originally Posted by BiloxiGuy View Post
In my garage, I'm replacing the front brakes on my car. I go inside for a minute, come back out and find a rat snake in my garage next to the car. I wait for a second to figure out what I am going to do and it makes its way underneath and up into my car (exhaust area) before I can do anything about it. About 3 ft long.

Two things:

I hate snakes and I am extremely afraid of them..

This car is my baby. I bolted the brake calipers back up very quickly (no brake pads attached), backed it into the driveway and that's where it is at now.

What the heck do I do now?
Sell the car to me for a $1 or you can get 'snake away'. Don't gum your car up with sticky solutions you need snake away. If your scared ass can't share your car with a rat snake to help keep those rat women out that you been pickin up just put snake away in your ride. LMAO!!!

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Tell your wife/GF that you need her to pull out the snake. By the time you explain what you meant, you'll both be too happy to care.

Usually, this is when I tell the story about when I was remodeling my house. The bathroom was the only room completed so I could use it while living in my travel trailer. One morning, while sitting there trying to take care of business, a corn snake came out from behind the toilet. The snake went slowly past my foot and out the door into what is now my bedroom.

Contrary to popular belief, an event like this doesn't scare the shit out of you. It does however constipate you for days.

Here it is........
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You need Sam Jackson


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Go to the pet store and buy a rat or related in size and put the critter on a short leash outside the car on the floor. Grab a lawnchair and beer then sit back to watch nature at work.
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That is a tough situation. Either get a well trusted animal control person to excersize that demon or sell the car. My normal advice of shoot 'em doesn't look like it would work well in the case of a car infestation.
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Buenchkin HATES snakes! [and all other little creatures!]


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Is the snake in the car or just under the car? If itsw under it will come out at some point. I had a 5' black snake ride 30 miles to work with me one day. When I was walking into my office I hear all these girls yelling and pointing at my car as it slid down out of the rear section.
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reach in there and pull it out
perfectly harmless snake...very beneficial in keeping the vermin in check
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Originally Posted by cgrand View Post
reach in there and pull it out
perfectly harmless snake...very beneficial in keeping the vermin in check
This.
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Rent a mongoose!

This would be my choice. RTT.
Old 07-23-2012, 11:16 AM
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seriously if it you dont want to grab it or poke it out with a stick start the car - the heat form the exhaust or vibration should make it uncomfortable enough to leave - it will lave eventually anyway, you now

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