Discussion in 'Off Topic' started by Archeress, Apr 3, 2011.
oh and i will apologise for complaining..i will shut up now and eat my baked beans.
Gearbox is now rebuilt
Engine is nearly done.
Should be on road by MAY 12th
More days till bonnie is on the road with alll new bits and pieces.
Man, you are getting taken for a ride with those quotes!
Unless you were embellishing them a little for entertainments sake!
That's what it's like in the real world.
TT oil change $300-$600
Change brake light switch on master cylinder = $900
New key for Subaru Outback $800
Scuse me for going "off topic" guys but i only have
days to go.
Pair of front wheel bearings, supplied & fitted, for a 9-3 SAAB - $1725....
Kel, Bonnie has done yu proud over the years, good on yu for being a worthwhile and enthusiastic kombi "patron".
Sorry Kel for the off topic comments.
Phill and Grant, stop going to the dealer!
thats ok...im just excited about getting my bonnie back after a couple months.
driven it little since november really.
so with engine and box and brakes and gearshift repairs amongst a few other things i am up for around 8 and a bit K.
We have cut our food bill in half, lost weight as a result.
Been very conservative with electricity.
changed our phone plan.
No take aways..
Saved as much as we could and asked for a little bit extra credit.
Finally got there and then some left over.
Bank balance is in ruins
Credit looks very sick
I even had to knock back my $1500 Personally made Yew warbow from england..wont have it till xmas now.
All we want to do is drive around looking proud.
Go camping with the dogs.
and get out of the bleeding commodore.
All the money woes will disappear as soon as you turn that key and drive away!
She will drive like a dream when you get back behind the wheel. It will all be worth it.
Tinware powdercoated..all the bits that can be seen are basick black..the fan housing is antique silver hammertone..the wheel is black too. beautiful job.
looks great ! whoever did the overhaul took real pride!
Love the look of that Antique Silver Hammertone.... I bet that coating would hide minor tinware dents etc ( Not that there would be any on yours )
SAAB Dealer quote was $940 per corner
BTW Kel, looking good! You must venture south again for dinner and overnight stay one day....
Your on Grant...same place?
lol...no more dints now jon..i love the silver..
Caloundra powder coaters did the job..they were very helpful too.
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