I Want to Be Able to Fix My Own Car

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    I'd Like To Be Able...

      ... to change the oil, the spark plugs, the belts and do a basic tune-up. I can still do some of that, but it's nowhere near as easy as it was on my dad's '62 Chevy.
    gladiate gladiate
    51-55, M
    2 Responses Oct 30, 2009

    It'd Be a Big Time Saver

    My car constantly needs repairs. No vehicle can survive me. Sadly.
    mefirstGIMME mefirstGIMME
    22-25, F
    1 Response Nov 23, 2007

    I Want to Be Able to Fix My Car But...

    I've had it since 2002 and put 215,145 miles on it.  I have fixed soooo many things on it myself, as well as my ex son-in-law, or paid mechanics. The tools alone to fix a car costs nearly 6,000 $ The hours to fix something by myself is another consideration...
    Radiant Radiant
    56-60, F
    7 Responses Nov 19, 2007
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