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blckwolf

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Message Posted: May 20, 2013 10:14:01 PM

I do. I can do everything except engine/transmission teardown/rebuild and sheet metal repair/paint. What skill(s) do you have?
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dhmac
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Message Posted: Nov 19, 2014 6:23:21 PM

no
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Message Posted: Nov 19, 2014 5:32:10 PM

Yes
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Message Posted: Nov 19, 2014 5:16:43 PM

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davisadm
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Message Posted: Nov 15, 2014 11:19:41 PM

Everything except warranty work.
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Message Posted: Nov 10, 2014 8:20:39 AM

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Message Posted: Nov 10, 2014 8:19:57 AM

Y
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Message Posted: Nov 10, 2014 8:10:58 AM

no
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Message Posted: Nov 10, 2014 12:55:45 AM

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Message Posted: Nov 9, 2014 8:34:07 PM

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Message Posted: Nov 9, 2014 12:53:21 PM

Yes.
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Message Posted: Nov 9, 2014 12:47:19 PM

no
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Message Posted: Nov 9, 2014 12:23:01 PM

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LibertyGuardian
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Message Posted: Nov 9, 2014 11:45:53 AM

Nope...I always figured that anyone who did their own maintenance on their vehicle either had a fool for a mechanic or they were too poor to afford to have it done.
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ricebike
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Message Posted: Nov 9, 2014 11:44:14 AM

don't have power tools

but i've done most of the maintenance without them

nothing internal to the engine or trans though ~ i'll let the shop take that responsibility and any possible screw ups they will incur if they re-assembled something incorrectly
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Message Posted: Nov 9, 2014 11:42:53 AM

No
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Nope
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NO
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Yes
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Message Posted: Oct 31, 2014 1:33:09 AM

I do what I can do
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Message Posted: Oct 30, 2014 7:25:42 AM

no
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Message Posted: Oct 24, 2014 10:15:00 PM

Yes
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proudvet1
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Message Posted: Oct 24, 2014 8:41:59 PM

10 level maintenance I do
20 level maintenance I don't
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Message Posted: Oct 24, 2014 7:59:36 PM

basic stuff i do.
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Message Posted: Oct 24, 2014 6:22:10 PM

Yes, anything and everything
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Message Posted: Oct 24, 2014 10:29:57 AM

I only change oil, wiper blades, light bulbs, battery, coolant, spark plugs, air filter and wash/wax the car. However, that covers quite a bit, much of routine maintenance. I can also check the brake pad thickness so I know when to have it changed it.
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Message Posted: Oct 24, 2014 9:58:48 AM

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Message Posted: Oct 24, 2014 8:18:46 AM

Not since I could afford to have the maintenance done for me...that was about 50 years back...
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Message Posted: Oct 24, 2014 7:51:05 AM

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Message Posted: Oct 20, 2014 1:05:29 AM

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Message Posted: Oct 19, 2014 10:16:56 PM

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Message Posted: Oct 15, 2014 8:58:12 AM

90%
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Message Posted: Oct 14, 2014 1:44:11 PM

No
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Message Posted: Oct 10, 2014 6:13:41 AM

No....not anymore...............
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TheOldMan25177
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Message Posted: Oct 10, 2014 5:42:37 AM

Yes I do.. I' own a auto repair shop and do that for a livin
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