In order to get to the valves, a mechanic carefully removed the engine parts from a car while the car owner - a surgeon - looked on.
Afterwards the mechanic said to the surgeon: 'You know, I reckon my line of work is every bit as difficult and skilled as yours.'
'Perhaps,' said the surgeon, 'But I'd like to see you do it while the engine is running.'
Mechanic vs. heart surgeon ... similar jobs?
A mechanic was removing a cylinder head from the motor of a Harley motorcycle when he spotted a well-known heart surgeon in his shop.
The surgeon was there waiting for the service manager to come take a look at his bike when the
mechanic shouted across the garage, "Hey, Doc, can I as...
A heart surgeon took his car to his local garage for a regular service, where he usually exchanged a little friendly banter with the owner, a skilled but not especially wealthy mechanic.
"So tell me," says the mechanic, "I've been wondering about what we both do for a living, and how much more you get paid than me.." "Yes?.." says the surgeon. "Well look at this," says the mechanic, as he worked on a big complicated engine, "I check how it's running, open it up, fix the valves...
An elderly radio engineer showed up at the house instead of a plumber.
"You said you needed some valves replaced."
An engineer was removing the engine parts
An engineer was removing the engine parts from a motorcycle when he saw a famous heart surgeon in his shop.
He went to him & said.. "Look at this engine... I opened its heart, took the valves out, repaired and put them back"...So why do I get such a small salary? and you get huge sums. ...
There's been some interesting science news today.
Apparently materials with a half life of 3 pass through valves at a extremely slow rate.