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post #886 of 2220 Old 02-22-2011, 11:51 AM Thread Starter
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walk or ride a bike if possible.
I wish. Campus is too far. :/ I'm moving back home in the summer so I should be able to make ends meet then.


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post #887 of 2220 Old 02-22-2011, 11:52 AM Thread Starter
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^This. (And add registration and taxes each year to that list). I've crunched the numbers several times. The only way you can get close or even do what you're wanting to do is if you drive a tremendous distance to work, have a VERY inexpensive commuter car (like a car you bought for a few hundred or less) that gets insanely good gas mileage, and never needs repairs....

Even then you are committing to owning that vehicle for a good chunk of time before you break even and starting realizing a savings...

It is nice to have a second vehicle for when your primary vehicle breaks down, etc, but if you're buying purely to save money, there's a 95% chance you'll be disappointed.
Yea, that makes sense. I'm going to hold off till the summer to do anything. I'll figure something out. Thanks for all of yalls experience. It helps a lot to think out loud and get other opinions. Thanks guys!

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So what's up with your Jeep? You need a rebuild?

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Not sure yet.... I think its gunna be bad valve seals and seats. I'm considering getting HO heads w/ cams from work new with a 2 year warranty instead of have them machined.

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Oh for sure. Rule of thumb: when it breaks, UPGRADE!

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post #891 of 2220 Old 02-22-2011, 12:22 PM Thread Starter
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Oh for sure. Rule of thumb: when it breaks, UPGRADE!
Haha yea. It's true. I really want them.

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I have noticed a small leak from my power steering hoses. What should I do? Should I try and repair the return line with some new hose and new worm clamps? Or just buy a new hose?

Im just going to replace the pressure line. Would this cause my pump to whine? Maybe its getting air in it?

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I don't think the return side holds that much pressure, it might be okay to repair like that. How much is a new hose though?

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I don't think the return side holds that much pressure, it might be okay to repair like that. How much is a new hose though?
The pressure line is $30 I can't find the return line... Maybe because it's fixable?

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my return line is just some 3/8 hose on a fitting. (advance only carries the fitting)
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post #896 of 2220 Old 02-22-2011, 05:43 PM Thread Starter
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my return line is just some 3/8 hose on a fitting. (advance only carries the fitting)
That's what I needed to know. I'll just cut the line and put a new rubber hose on the fitting with worm clamps. Will that work?

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I need longer bump stops. Where should I get them?

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you ever do a complete compression test and leak down test?

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you ever do a complete compression test and leak down test?
Nope, I haven't had time.

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Nope, I haven't had time.
then the source of your problems is all speculation.

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