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« Reply #8320 on: October 05, 2019, 08:28:37 PM »
Would hope so....

We buy a new car (or newish) and drive it until is starts to give us continuous trouble or it gets old and a bunch of miles, whichever comes first. My truck is 2012 and hasn't given me much trouble, it has 94k on it I hope it lasts 5 more years but we'll see. My wife's car is a 2015 we bought brand new early 2014, it's been a great car so far. We save up and just pay cash for them that way we don't have payments. I can see tha TV being an issue if you spend all your extra cash on constantly fixing your current car...

Hmmm not sure what you mean.
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« Reply #8321 on: October 06, 2019, 06:54:27 AM »
I can see it being tough to start the cycle if you don't have cash. You can't save if you are constantly spending money on fixing current vehicles. We were lucky and my wife's job/business took off so we were able to buy a new car (while I was fixing my daily junkers).

My suggestion would be to buy an inexpensive new(er) car say a kia or something.  Ya, ya, I know, but hey it's a new car and it's reliable. It's less stressful if you have one you can depend on.
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« Reply #8322 on: October 07, 2019, 06:33:08 AM »
*Donning Flame Suit*  Only tree huggers, democrats, and lazy people drive "new" cars.

...or maybe some of us have sorted out having reliable transportation is far better than always calling their dad to get them out of a jam? 

maybe we don't want to constantly wrench on some hoopty in an Autozone parking lot? 

maybe my wife likes a car that starts and runs when visiting a client or goes to lunch with one of the firms partners? 

perhaps the time and money I save not having to mend my daily driver means more to my hobby cars?

To be polite, your statement lacks any wisdom - flame suits won't help.



Haha, well said. I was kinda thinking the same thing. I'm assuming that Decaff was making a joke though.

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« Reply #8323 on: October 07, 2019, 06:51:51 AM »
Well I posted my "new" truck (2000 OBS CCSB with the LS swap) on Craigslist Tuesday for a price that would leave me with a nice little profit, and if someone wanted it more than me, I'd let it go. Well that happened and someone drove out on Thursday and met me right after work, gave me my full asking price and now I don't have a vehicle haha. Thankfully I have a car to drive in the meantime, but I forget how much I hate car/truck shopping... It sounds fun, but is just stressful.

If anyone has a 14+ Silverado/Sierra Crew cab they are looking to sell or trade in please let me know. It would need to be fairly close to NY. Long shot, but doesn't hurt to ask.

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« Reply #8324 on: October 07, 2019, 07:26:57 AM »
Well I posted my "new" truck (2000 OBS CCSB with the LS swap) on Craigslist Tuesday for a price that would leave me with a nice little profit, and if someone wanted it more than me, I'd let it go. Well that happened and someone drove out on Thursday and met me right after work, gave me my full asking price and now I don't have a vehicle haha. Thankfully I have a car to drive in the meantime, but I forget how much I hate car/truck shopping... It sounds fun, but is just stressful.

If anyone has a 14+ Silverado/Sierra Crew cab they are looking to sell or trade in please let me know. It would need to be fairly close to NY. Long shot, but doesn't hurt to ask.

Can't help you, but I can empathize a little, I need to replace my aging Duramax and it's killing me. I think I'll end up buying a gas half ton as the diesel trucks are just tooo expensive.
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« Reply #8325 on: October 07, 2019, 07:30:45 AM »
If anyone has a 14+ Silverado/Sierra Crew cab they are looking to sell or trade in please let me know.
I just picked up a '98 Silverado stepside for my youngest daughter. Great running (and looking) truck. Its great to see at least some youngsters interested in older vehicles. Most could care less as long as they have a phone in their hands.

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« Reply #8326 on: October 07, 2019, 08:50:23 AM »
If anyone has a 14+ Silverado/Sierra Crew cab they are looking to sell or trade in please let me know.
I just picked up a '98 Silverado stepside for my youngest daughter. Great running (and looking) truck. Its great to see at least some youngsters interested in older vehicles. Most could care less as long as they have a phone in their hands.

I learned how to drive in a 95 GMC 2500. I went on to own a few 88-98 stepside trucks throughout high school and college, and they're by far the easiest to drive vehicles I've ever owned.

I'm actually looking for another one again. You just don't see them around anymore.
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« Reply #8327 on: October 07, 2019, 09:28:18 AM »
Currently have an 88 stepside regular cab Silverado  restored in 2000 121k & a  96 Yukon  138k( I sold a 93 Bonneville SSEI for  in  98). The C/K platform  is my favorite truck style and both trucks have been trouble free !( both getting only fuel pumps as major repairs & pinion seal & Water pump in Yukon)

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« Reply #8328 on: October 07, 2019, 05:17:52 PM »
Holy Cow! you guys make me feel old. Learning to drive on in a '95 car!  First vehicle I drove was a 67 f 100 with a 3 on the tree.
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77 T/A - I will Call this one DONE!
79 TATA 4sp-Next Project?
79 TATA - Lost to Fire!
86 Grand Prix - Sold
85 T/A - Sold
85 Fiero - Sold
82 Firebird - Sold
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« Reply #8329 on: October 07, 2019, 05:35:34 PM »
Holy Cow! you guys make me feel old. Learning to drive on in a '95 car!  First vehicle I drove was a 67 f 100 with a 3 on the tree.
I learned with a '70 LTD. So I'm not far behind you! :)
It's my 15 YO daughter that wanted the '98 Silverado. She got her wish. (after we fix it up a bit)

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« Reply #8330 on: October 08, 2019, 03:59:54 AM »
Learned to drive in a 1981 Buick Lesabre station wagon with a Pontiac 301. Man, that was a lot of car for such a small engine.
79 Trans am 301 (work in progress) LS swap n progress
79 Formula 301 (Work in progress)
67 RS Camaro (Work in progress)
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« Reply #8331 on: October 08, 2019, 01:12:33 PM »
Holy Cow! you guys make me feel old. Learning to drive on in a '95 car!  First vehicle I drove was a 67 f 100 with a 3 on the tree.

If you wanna feel older, that 95 was 12 years old at the time. lol  :lol:
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« Reply #8332 on: October 08, 2019, 03:17:23 PM »
Learned to drive in a1980 Olds Delta 88 455 2bbl, mistook the gas for the brake one time - I guess that's why my Dad was bald!  :D First car 1963 Impala 283 w/ ac , Dad Bought it new and passed down to Mom, 2 brothers then me! ( He always got 4 door sedans unfortunately!  :sad:

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« Reply #8333 on: October 09, 2019, 08:32:36 AM »
Holy Cow! you guys make me feel old. Learning to drive on in a '95 car!  First vehicle I drove was a 67 f 100 with a 3 on the tree.

If you wanna feel older, that 95 was 12 years old at the time. lol  :lol:

I was only 7, haha. I learned on a combination of a 2000 Camry and 97 Silverado.

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« Reply #8334 on: October 09, 2019, 04:29:14 PM »
I learned stick on a 76 TR6 if that counts. But I was also only 9 in 95 lol. And learned to drive otherwise in a modern car
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« Reply #8335 on: October 09, 2019, 10:28:58 PM »
The car I learned to drive in was an '80 Buick Century with a gutless 3.8 V6 with 110 HP. I learned to drive stick on my Dad's '83 Mazda 323...it was even more gutless than the Buick!  :lol:
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« Reply #8336 on: October 10, 2019, 04:40:23 AM »
I learned stick on a 82 ford Escort. Talk about a death trap. Those were such a cheap rattle trap, tin cans.
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« Reply #8337 on: October 10, 2019, 06:16:09 AM »
Technically I learned to drive a clutch on a 1973 Kawasaki 100 dirt bike. I was in third grade, my brothers were gifted the motorcycle for both of them making the honor roll all year in school. I was too short to hold the bike up but could reach the pegs. My older brother would start the bike and hold it while I started and I had to time my stopping to end up where he was so I wouldn't fall over!
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79 TATA - Lost to Fire!
86 Grand Prix - Sold
85 T/A - Sold
85 Fiero - Sold
82 Firebird - Sold
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« Reply #8338 on: October 10, 2019, 04:02:22 PM »
I learned on a 55 cub tractor!!
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« Reply #8339 on: October 10, 2019, 04:54:33 PM »
I learned on a 1975 International Travelall, driving in the snow in Alaska! 

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Previously Owned TA's/Musclecars: 2002 Pewter WS6/M6 Trans Am, 1968 Dodge Superbee 383/4speed,  1975 TA 455/4speed, 1989 Mustang LX 5.0/5speed, 1980 TA Indy Pace Car, 1977 TA 400/Auto, 1989 GTA 350TPI, 1990 GTA 350TPI, 1986 IROC 305TPI, 1989 Mustang LX 5.0/Auto, 1993 Mitsu 3000GT VR4 (and probably a few I've forgotten about)

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« Reply #8340 on: October 11, 2019, 05:22:07 AM »
I learned the art of the 5-speed on a 1987 Dodge Shadow.  I was all of 18 years old.  Could have been a super fun car but I never maintained it.

My parents tried and failed to get me to buy some 90's Buick from that same dealer because it had less mileage and "looked more reliable".  LOL hindsight is 20/20!

So, with that, in keeping this thread on topic, Today I...  will be tearing into the 98 again.  It's had a flashing CEL, no power, and misfires/backfiring for weeks now and I've simply not had the time to check it out.

1976 T/A 400, 4-speed swap.... 

Check out my resto thread:  http://transamcountry.com/community/index.php?topic=48626.0

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« Reply #8341 on: October 12, 2019, 11:32:10 AM »
I had a light blue/teal 93 dodge shadow...I loved that car...paid 50 bucks for it and had it on the road for under 500 bucks...it was no looker but a lot fun to drive...had a screw driver for the ignition as my former brother in law lost the key and didn't want to replace it! It needed the rad fan addressed as it would overheat if left idling too long but my ex would let me fix the problem. It also needed a new battery but I wasn't allowed to get one so I would haul out a much larger 12v battery from the trunk and boost the car just to embarrass her in front of her bosses. Should've let me fix it properly 
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« Reply #8342 on: October 12, 2019, 11:43:27 AM »
More of a yesterday, but:

I re-purposed two old cupboards and made a countertop from wood that is around 100 years old, salvaged from an old sauna we had on the property. I have been working on it for about 2 1/2 weeks and finally got it assembled in our new apartment. BTW...we moved

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20190916_134705 by Charles Marson, on Flickr

20190917_111119 by Charles Marson, on Flickr

20190930_133547 by Charles Marson, on Flickr

After:

20191011_161217 by Charles Marson, on Flickr

20191011_161240 by Charles Marson, on Flickr

20191011_163625 by Charles Marson, on Flickr

Not too often I give myself a pat on the back but this time I did!!

I also worked on my firebird in between drying times...distributer is out of the 80, and I just have to remove the drive gear off the old distributer so I can prime the system!!

busy busy...did I mention I also moved last week??

 
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« Reply #8343 on: October 14, 2019, 04:21:02 AM »
Nice job.
Tells us more about the move, moved just about when the garage is done?




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« Reply #8344 on: October 14, 2019, 06:55:15 AM »
Nice job.
Finished!
77 T/A - I will Call this one DONE!
79 TATA 4sp-Next Project?
79 TATA - Lost to Fire!
86 Grand Prix - Sold
85 T/A - Sold
85 Fiero - Sold
82 Firebird - Sold
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'39-BSA Gold Star
'49-Triumph 350
'52-Ariel Red Hunter
'66-BSA Lightning
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« Reply #8345 on: October 14, 2019, 04:48:13 PM »
Nice job.
Tells us more about the move, moved just about when the garage is done?

lol...Well...We were living with my parents and it was time for our own space. I have full access to the garage whenever I want, as long as it doesn't interfere with my dad's plans. He doesn't want my car in there yet but I do plan on getting the subframe in there once I pull it out of the trans am.

So...Shizu and I got an appartment in town, near my work. This way I can walk to work and drive less.

We shall see how it goes
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« Reply #8346 on: October 15, 2019, 06:43:14 AM »
Actually sounds good to be able to walk to work. You will get some exercise, save mileage on the new truck as well as gas and maint. cost. Win win situation.
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79 TATA 4sp-Next Project?
79 TATA - Lost to Fire!
86 Grand Prix - Sold
85 T/A - Sold
85 Fiero - Sold
82 Firebird - Sold
'38-CZ 250
'39-BSA Gold Star
'49-Triumph 350
'52-Ariel Red Hunter
'66-BSA Lightning
'01-HD RoadKing

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« Reply #8347 on: October 15, 2019, 09:32:54 AM »
Actually sounds good to be able to walk to work. You will get some exercise, save mileage on the new truck as well as gas and maint. cost. Win win situation.

yeah...that's what I'm hoping for
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« Reply #8348 on: October 16, 2019, 01:10:53 PM »
Started putting the sound barrier into the '71 TA.  So far so good.  Gotta get the plugs for the rear seat floors before I finish it. 

Hopefully this will help with the header heat burning my feet in the Arizona summers.

Almost finished
1971 Lucerne Blue Trans Am (455HO, Automatic) - currently my project car.
Previously Owned TA's/Musclecars: 2002 Pewter WS6/M6 Trans Am, 1968 Dodge Superbee 383/4speed,  1975 TA 455/4speed, 1989 Mustang LX 5.0/5speed, 1980 TA Indy Pace Car, 1977 TA 400/Auto, 1989 GTA 350TPI, 1990 GTA 350TPI, 1986 IROC 305TPI, 1989 Mustang LX 5.0/Auto, 1993 Mitsu 3000GT VR4 (and probably a few I've forgotten about)

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« Reply #8349 on: October 17, 2019, 06:36:49 AM »
Well, I've gone to the dark side. After two weeks of searching high and low, I bought a 2015 F150 out of southern PA. After driving about half a dozen Silverado/Sierra's  and loving the trucks only to find that the frames had more rust than I was comfortable with I searched for other makes. Two big selling points for me is that the new F150's come with all aluminum bodies and the frames are e-coated. Another nice bonus is the truck comes with the coyote 5.0 engine.




1976 Trans Am LS1, 6 speed, C5 12.8" Brakes, LS1 rear 12" brakes, 17" Aluminum Rims, and much more...SOLD
My Build: http://transamcountry.com/community/index.php?topic=24465.0

New project: 1968 Camaro with 6?.?0?  5.3 w/ Z06 cam/T56
http://transamcountry.com/community/index.php?topic=74591.0

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« Reply #8350 on: October 17, 2019, 06:51:06 AM »
Smart move Ryan, you finally got a real truck, LOL.
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77 T/A - I will Call this one DONE!
79 TATA 4sp-Next Project?
79 TATA - Lost to Fire!
86 Grand Prix - Sold
85 T/A - Sold
85 Fiero - Sold
82 Firebird - Sold
'38-CZ 250
'39-BSA Gold Star
'49-Triumph 350
'52-Ariel Red Hunter
'66-BSA Lightning
'01-HD RoadKing

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« Reply #8351 on: October 17, 2019, 06:57:16 AM »
Congrats, that's a nice truck.




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« Reply #8352 on: October 17, 2019, 07:15:18 AM »
Nice truck! It will be interesting to see how it holds up. I'm starting to see rust on the underside of my truck now. It's a 2012 RAM. I think it's better than the average RAM in my area though.


Are you going to be able to find a mount for your plow? Your going to be needing it soon...
79 Trans am 301 (work in progress) LS swap n progress
79 Formula 301 (Work in progress)
67 RS Camaro (Work in progress)
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« Reply #8353 on: October 17, 2019, 10:12:09 AM »
Nice truck! Good move going with the 5.0.

GM wax coats their frames, and it sucks. It dries up and peels/cracks, and the steel underneath is untreated which flash rusts extremely fast. I'll never understand why they continue to use that method when the other 2 powder coat their frames.

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« Reply #8354 on: October 17, 2019, 12:11:55 PM »
Nice truck! It will be interesting to see how it holds up. I'm starting to see rust on the underside of my truck now. It's a 2012 RAM. I think it's better than the average RAM in my area though.


Are you going to be able to find a mount for your plow? Your going to be needing it soon...

I'm betting that it holds up pretty well. My dad has a 2009 Silverado that's been in upstate NY it's whole life. When he bought it in 2013 it was goregous and today the box sides, door bottoms and frame are all taken over with rust. It's only saving grace is it's an LTZ with the 6.2.

Yes, I'm going to get some plow mounts and a harness for it soon. I almost ruled out the f150's because without the plow prep package, Ford doesn't recommend plowing due to complications with the electric power steering. When I was shopping I only found one truck that was equipped with that package, but found out that through the use of a computer program called FORscan you can actually retro-fit the package. You buy the switch and the pigtail is already there behind the radio, and about 10 mins on the computer and it will be enabled. And the same thing goes for the integrated trailer brake, which was one of my must haves.

It made shopping for a truck so much easier since I knew that I could add both of those options on later. What's interesting though is the truck is equipped with the tow package, but didn't have the integrated trailer brake? Apparently it was optional, but with the Max Tow package it was standard. Strange...

1976 Trans Am LS1, 6 speed, C5 12.8" Brakes, LS1 rear 12" brakes, 17" Aluminum Rims, and much more...SOLD
My Build: http://transamcountry.com/community/index.php?topic=24465.0

New project: 1968 Camaro with 6?.?0?  5.3 w/ Z06 cam/T56
http://transamcountry.com/community/index.php?topic=74591.0

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« Reply #8355 on: October 17, 2019, 12:26:15 PM »
My ram had the tow package as well but no brake controller.  I order a mopar unit and found some tips online to wire it to the Canbus. I used to know a tech at the dealership who added it to the program but it worked fine even before he did that. My plow is completely stand alone I wired the plow ecm to a 12 lighter plug that i plug into the dash and the pump gets it's power direct from the battery so I'm good. Oh and my truck is tall enough that I don't need the plow lights if I keep the plow straight they shine over top and you can see my blinkers.
79 Trans am 301 (work in progress) LS swap n progress
79 Formula 301 (Work in progress)
67 RS Camaro (Work in progress)
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« Reply #8356 on: October 17, 2019, 04:56:14 PM »
I plowed snow for a few years with an 06 f150. It was a heavy duty truck though. I had a large Meyers plow, it plowed pretty good  for a 150. Im not sure I would put that heavy of a plow on my FX4 though. I think one of the smaller or lighter plows would work ok.
Finished!
77 T/A - I will Call this one DONE!
79 TATA 4sp-Next Project?
79 TATA - Lost to Fire!
86 Grand Prix - Sold
85 T/A - Sold
85 Fiero - Sold
82 Firebird - Sold
'38-CZ 250
'39-BSA Gold Star
'49-Triumph 350
'52-Ariel Red Hunter
'66-BSA Lightning
'01-HD RoadKing

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Re: Today I...
« Reply #8357 on: October 17, 2019, 07:57:55 PM »
Ya, I didn't want a heavy plow that could bang up my truck.  Mine is actually a plastic Meyers plow. I figure I'll trash the plow before the truck.  I just plow my long drive and a few other family members.
79 Trans am 301 (work in progress) LS swap n progress
79 Formula 301 (Work in progress)
67 RS Camaro (Work in progress)
See the recurring theme???

Names, Luke. If I hear anyone telling me they're my father....

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Re: Today I...
« Reply #8358 on: October 18, 2019, 02:22:36 PM »
2019-10-18_04-20-11 by Kerry Grubb, on Flickr
Got stuck in line behind this guy at the lumber yard today. I asked the owner how long their buggy's last and he said he bought this on in 1977! Good Year!  He said it has had work done to it over the years though.
Finished!
77 T/A - I will Call this one DONE!
79 TATA 4sp-Next Project?
79 TATA - Lost to Fire!
86 Grand Prix - Sold
85 T/A - Sold
85 Fiero - Sold
82 Firebird - Sold
'38-CZ 250
'39-BSA Gold Star
'49-Triumph 350
'52-Ariel Red Hunter
'66-BSA Lightning
'01-HD RoadKing

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Re: Today I...
« Reply #8359 on: October 18, 2019, 02:43:19 PM »
I have many customers like him. I wonder if they have clasic models they restore?
79 Trans am 301 (work in progress) LS swap n progress
79 Formula 301 (Work in progress)
67 RS Camaro (Work in progress)
See the recurring theme???

Names, Luke. If I hear anyone telling me they're my father....

Re: Today I...
« Reply #8359 on: October 18, 2019, 02:43:19 PM »
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