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Old January 11th, 2018, 21:45
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Artec shock towers...these are huuuge . 20180111_210643-600x400.jpg
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Old January 13th, 2018, 18:42
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Was just looking at computer chip stock investment news, reading, and whats going on with one buying another for 39 Billion dollars....cut to the chase, it dawned on me that one of the major new markets for small high speed chips is self driving cars and then I got thinking about all the crap on today's cars the auto industry has on them they can not figure out how to build so they last as it.

Brave new world folks!!! Buy a TANK!!!!
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Buying old cars is like investing now. Seems like everything has gone up because a lot of people don't want the headache of all the new crap on cars today. Once these new ones reach the end of their service life they'll just get junked since no one will be able to afford all the crap to fix one. Oh your $3000 nav screen died? That also runs the radio and climate controls and and and....
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J-Yards and China cheap junk parts bus is doing well.

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Buying old cars is like investing now. Seems like everything has gone up because a lot of people don't want the headache of all the new crap on cars today. Once these new ones reach the end of their service life they'll just get junked since no one will be able to afford all the crap to fix one. Oh your $3000 nav screen died? That also runs the radio and climate controls and and and....
I recall freaking out in 1989 when my buddy had to spend $600 for a new Ford Alternator, because there were no rebuilts on the market yet. I paid $450 for my last, running when I bought it, 89 XJ, in 2012.

Hey guys, I have major KJ 3.7 engine damage question in a new thread here (col chapter thread) I could use your all's input on since you all really know this stuff so well. Started out as a miss fire, and head gasket replacement. Then a week later 2 bent valves and wiped cam lobs. 2010 Liberty, with 101,000 miles now, ran fine for 10 months, bought last year, my sons first jeep that he bought....and so far nothing is making sense!!!! His warranty runs out in 15 days
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Old January 16th, 2018, 22:08
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Had 3 says off for my weekend and wasted almost all 3 doing nothing. Sunday afternoon I finally got out and started doing something to the jeep which had
I used all 3 days I think I would about done with the front as I spent 3.5 hours clearing the inner fenders for cutting then fixing the pinion angle and pushing the axle forward then welding some stilts to the front so I could pull the coils...lol... The coils did not wanna spin out of their clips , so I said f-it and just cut them ...And then finally just as it was basically dark I got my first hole cut chopping out the stock coil tower and making a rough hole to slip the Artec tower in ...had I started this Friday morning I'd be ready to fill them and start the back , but this is going to be very easy just kind of a PITA without a lift doing it in a driveway .
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