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Date: 31 Aug 2004 14:30:50 GMT
From: Dave Hinz <>
Subject: Re: Wheel Nuts

On Tue, 31 Aug 2004 02:02:55 -0400, cs <> wrote: > Gee, you're posting under the subject line, "wheel nuts," then want to > bust my chops because I'm using your terminology. You didn't mention > how often you changed your wheels. Actually, I believe I mentioned summer to winter tires and the corresponding winter to summer tires. If not explicitedly stated, most people do one change of each per year, given the whole earth rotational thing and all that. > Depending on the frequency, your > experience might equate to as little as 3 or 4 changes over the life > of the bolts; however, I was interchanging 3 sets of wheels, plus > regular rotation - which equates to 5 or 6 changes per year. These > bolts were shit when Saab made them, and they're likely even more shit > given that GM now makes them (e.g., I saw a 9-5 tonight with a > headlight out. My '88 went 11 years before a headlight went out). Right, it's GM's fault that the light bulb burned out. Good to know your understanding of engineering isn't colored by your dislike for GM. Bye now.

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