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Re: Can you do your own work?
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Posted by K-Saab [Email] (#1142) [Profile/Gallery] (more from K-Saab) on Thu, 6 Aug 2015 15:57:28 Share Post by Email
In Reply to: Can you do your own work?, JerseySaab [Profile/Gallery] , Thu, 6 Aug 2015 08:30:37
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Safety & reliability should be a big concern if you are doing a lot of driving. You can save a bundle over a lifetime if you can avoid car payments. I'm in a similar situation with JerseySaab. I've done my own work ever since taking Auto Shop in high school way back in 1979-1980.

We keep one good car for my wife & I drive the clunker. My wife drives three miles to work & I live one mile from work. If we take a road trip we rent a car or fly.

In my opinion the sweet spot that you are looking for is when a car is five to seven years old. I would shop on line for a low mile run of the mill car. High production cars are easier to find and get parts for.

Take your savings and invest in things that go up in value; real estate or mutual funds.

_______________________________________ 1986 SPG X 2


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