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I just finished another 1,000 mile road trip hence my fears about the CPS. Our '04 9-5 ran fine spending most of the trip at 70+ mph returning just under 30 mpg. I have a few electrical gremlins that come and go but know what they are and that they don't affect
+1 on the maintenance; all my cars have log books. I maintain eight cars and all but one are European (3 Swedes, 4 Germans, and a Miata). Maintenance on daily drivers runs about $100 a month unless something big happens which is rare. Ascribe to "old school" maintenance and most any car can be driven as long as the owner wants to put up with it.
'04 Aero Sport Kombi, BSR
'03 Aero 5Spd, Krona, 290 bhp
'03 Linear 5 spd. Krona Mods, 350 bhp
Posts in this Thread:
- CPS Life Expectancy, Doug W , Thu, 19 Sep 2019 12:04:49
- 225k Miles and 20 Years..., DnstrDan , Wed, 25 Sep 2019 08:54:01
- Mine's at 215,000, but probably failing..., Jeremy R., Fri, 20 Sep 2019 15:11:54
- Re: Mine's at 215,000, but probably failing..., Doug W , Sun, 22 Sep 2019 21:08:08
- At that age, replace it with new..., MI-Roger , Sat, 21 Sep 2019 03:11:24
- Re: Mine's at 215,000, but probably failing..., Dave The Ice Age Knave , Fri, 20 Sep 2019 17:52:47
- Re: CPS Life Expectancy, MI-Roger , Thu, 19 Sep 2019 14:47:53
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