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post #1 of 14 (permalink) Old 08-16-2002, 12:39 PM Thread Starter
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Bad Luck!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

I was just telling someone else how much bad luck I've had with vehicles and it really depressed me.

In 1997 I bought a '98 F-150. By the time it was a year old it had already spent a over a month in the shop. Leaky windows twice. A/C leak, lug nut recall, broken control arm at 10k miles!!!!!!!! to name a few problem. My 2001 Ford escape has spent it's share of time in the shop too. Right now it's at the dealership getting its second alternator. The problem isn't iscolated with Ford's either. I had a Camero that I had to replace every part in the book on at the 45k mile mark and a Cutlass that I went through 2 alternaters, a water pump, power steering pump, ball joints, tie rods, and two motors among other things. My 88 FZ 600 was bought laid down right after the motor was rebuilt and whoever did the work didn't torque the the connecting rod bolts correctly and guess what. Threw a rod baby. Two weeks after a fresh paint job on the bike my dad drops a door from a 70 442 on the gas tank. Yeah.......that left a mark . My GSXR had all sorts of electrical problem all the time and when I finally got it working right the compression slid off big time and it didn't run right anyway. . Then I buy the R1 and you all know about the battery problem. I got projects lined up in my garage. I just replaced the alternator in the wifes car. I need to replace her brakes and rotors and have a new cross pipe put in the exhaust. I have the Escape in the shop, and the bike needs new spark plugs.


sheeeesh!!!!!!!!! OK I'm done now.

sorry.

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post #2 of 14 (permalink) Old 08-16-2002, 01:08 PM
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like i always said..parts are parts...lmao.

cheer up..you could be broke and no job and no form of transportation and a bad case of hemeroids



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like i always said..parts are parts...lmao.

cheer up..you could be broke and no job and no form of transportation and a bad case of hemeroids
yeah....and more parts. The job thing may not be too far off and yes I would be broke without it.

And what do you know about hemeroids.

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dont buy american, problem solved(for the most part).

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dont buy american, problem solved(for the most part).
It happened with the bikes too. I'm pretty sure it's just my luck. I know plenty of people that had the same truck. My cousin put 120k miles on his for work before he even had to change the tires. What's really funny is when you spend 30k+ hard earned $$$$ on something and when it breaks they pull up a Ford Escort as a loaner and say "take it or leave it"

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buy a horse & carriage

Ernie... he already has a ya ma ha ha ha what ya want him to go back to the future?
post #12 of 14 (permalink) Old 08-18-2002, 12:17 AM
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dont buy american, problem solved(for the most part).
Problem is that a lot of the "American" cars are really built overseas or in Mexico or Canada or are assembled here from foreign parts. And some of the "foreign" cars are assembled here in the U.S. for foreign manufacturers.

Wish it could be as simple as it used to be!

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buy a horse & carriage
Oh, great...now I got the song "Living in an Amish Paradise" in my mind.

And please give me ample notice if you do the horse and carriage route, with what you're telling me I could make some money if I invest in VCA!

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buy a horse & carriage
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reminds me of Married with Children.....
Love and Marriage
Love and Marriage,
Go together like a horse and carriage......


oh, and last week i was sent this site........

http://www.whitetrash.nl/pmf/
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