Date: Tue, 05 Apr 2005 15:57:21 -0400
From: Malt_Hound <Malt_Houndnospamm*yahoo.com>
Subject: Re: Wheeler Dealer Saab T16 episode - been broadcast anywhere?


MH wrote: >>One thing I noticed straight-off when >>watching it all the way through ... > > > Judging from the series it took him only 2 x 25 minutes to replace the > exhaust system, do a complete all around brake job, replace the window > motors and put in a leather interior. That's something that would take me a > week... at least. > Also, when selling the car they claim to make a small profit, but it seems > to me that they do not take their spent time into account, parts only. Of course! Who would count their wrench time when determining if they are making a profit or loss? I mean, except a pro mechanic naturally. Heck, some of us even *enjoy* working on our old cars. It's therapeutic. Compare that with the $200/hour or more for a shrink and you come out even further ahead. ;-) -Fred W

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