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post #11866 of Old 05-31-2012, 02:01 PM
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Work on, yes. I just dont want to start working on it the moment I buy it. I can install my own lift kit and things like that. I can replace ball joints, breaks, oil change, thimgs like that. Its tight spaces where I cant use my hands I cant do. Gas tanks, forget it. The tight spaces needed to get hoses I cant do. Behind a motor for what ever, also not happening. I have dexterity issues with my hands that keep seemingly easy jobs for most people very hard and frustrating for me.
Think of a shaved grizzly bear and you get the idea...claws and all!


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post #11867 of Old 05-31-2012, 02:10 PM
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think of a shaved grizzly bear and you get the idea...claws and all!
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post #11868 of Old 05-31-2012, 02:31 PM
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I would not go as far as shaved... maybe lightly balding

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post #11869 of Old 05-31-2012, 02:33 PM
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Imagine the mental image we've created for people that don't know him! Roflmfao!

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post #11870 of Old 05-31-2012, 02:38 PM Thread Starter
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Imagine the mental image we've created for people that don't know him! Roflmfao!
probably about the same as for those of us who actually DO know him.

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post #11871 of Old 05-31-2012, 03:03 PM
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I second the tj over Yj. Yjs are getting to the age that you'll end up having the same issues you already have.
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post #11872 of Old 05-31-2012, 03:24 PM
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ANY vehicle you own will have the same problems. I'm doing an in tank fuel pump on my Rango this weekend. It an 03! Any mechanical system can an will fail at some point! If you don't wanna work on it, get something bran new and buy a bumper to bumper service contract! It comes with the territory of doing your own work. Sometimes it's easy, sometimes it's a bytch!

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post #11873 of Old 05-31-2012, 03:25 PM
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If its above your skill set or motivation level, pay someone to do it for you!

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post #11874 of Old 05-31-2012, 03:29 PM
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There's NOTHING wrong with paying for repairs that either you can't do or don't want to mess with! I paid a shop to do a rear axle shaft on the Rango. I would have save only about 150 doing it myself but would have lost the better part of a Saturday and a lot of aggravation. Worth it!

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post #11875 of Old 05-31-2012, 03:38 PM
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dude it looks like you are arguing with yourself

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i find wrenching to be theraputic, and rewarding, but when it comes to a daily driver, no way, let somebody else fix it.

I love a good weekend project on the jeep if it repairs or betters something. I guess i'm forced to love working on the nova as well ("When are you gonna fix the carburetor!? why is there always a puddle under it?! nag nag nag).

But i hated working on my magnum.

I like having a company truck. no maintenance, no cost, no worries.

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post #11877 of Old 05-31-2012, 03:43 PM
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I thought he fixed the carb and he just found a leak @ his fuel tank

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post #11878 of Old 05-31-2012, 03:57 PM
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Did someone say garage project? Therapeutic? How about borderline overwhelming? LOL

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Can anyone tell me where all this crap goes? LOL






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I thought he fixed the carb and he just found a leak @ his fuel tank
I'm talking about my girlfriend and her 69 nova, not puck, haha.

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post #11880 of Old 05-31-2012, 04:13 PM
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Any of you guys want to make $200 cash? I want to fix that seal leak and replace the alternator and battery. Looks like im going to be stuck with the Junk for a while. No one wants it looking like a POS. So any takers for a Saturdays worth of work? And as far as tools go, I dont have much at the moment. So if this happens, I can brink my Junk to you or where ever. It drives with out leaks on the road but I cant take it off road with out gas going everywhere.
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