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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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2Tall
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Message Posted: Apr 18, 2014 12:18:44 PM

Not anymore.
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MeTaBall
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Message Posted: Apr 16, 2014 6:12:08 PM

No
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eB40
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Message Posted: Apr 12, 2014 1:21:43 PM

No
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Awing1
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Message Posted: Apr 9, 2014 8:25:17 AM

I do for a basic stuff. oil change, car wash, winter tire change, top up any fluid, etc.
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Bridge2012
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Message Posted: Apr 9, 2014 8:09:12 AM

Yes
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jessjames
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Message Posted: Apr 9, 2014 8:08:40 AM

No
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2Tall
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Message Posted: Apr 9, 2014 8:08:07 AM

not anymore
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BigHorne1
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Message Posted: Apr 4, 2014 9:34:47 AM

no, not worth it anymore
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dakine
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Message Posted: Apr 4, 2014 9:26:55 AM

No
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contiki
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Message Posted: Apr 4, 2014 7:09:21 AM

not anymore...........
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eB40
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Message Posted: Apr 4, 2014 7:08:37 AM

No
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Big Dan
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Message Posted: Apr 1, 2014 7:19:47 PM

Yes
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Moe86
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Message Posted: Apr 1, 2014 6:15:15 PM

Yes.
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pt1KY
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Message Posted: Apr 1, 2014 4:54:26 PM

Yes
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HotRod10
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Message Posted: Apr 1, 2014 4:44:13 PM

Everything except body work, machine work (like valve jobs and cylinder boring), and diagnostics requiring a full-scale diagnostic computer.
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counterattack
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Message Posted: Mar 31, 2014 2:43:11 AM

yes, not as skilled as you though. Just basic to moderate work
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Norm1947
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Message Posted: Mar 31, 2014 12:26:07 AM

no
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Moe86
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Message Posted: Mar 31, 2014 12:11:57 AM

Yes.
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55Russ
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Message Posted: Mar 31, 2014 12:10:34 AM

Yes light service work
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04Ram1500
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Message Posted: Mar 31, 2014 12:03:38 AM

Yes
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Big Dan
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Message Posted: Mar 30, 2014 10:28:53 PM

Yes
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BartandLisa
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Message Posted: Mar 30, 2014 10:27:03 PM

Yes, everything
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FieroGT
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Message Posted: Mar 30, 2014 9:02:56 PM

No
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eB40
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Message Posted: Mar 29, 2014 5:40:03 PM

No
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Jmac2008
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Message Posted: Mar 25, 2014 1:11:18 AM

Yes, I work on everything except the computer in the car.
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Hemond
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Message Posted: Mar 24, 2014 10:17:16 PM

Dealer just quoted me a price of $165 labor to change a headlight. YOu bet I'm doing my own maintenance. YOu have to.
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cDagasGo
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Message Posted: Mar 24, 2014 7:51:18 PM

No
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Message Posted: Mar 21, 2014 8:51:03 AM

no
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Message Posted: Mar 21, 2014 8:40:37 AM

no
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Message Posted: Mar 21, 2014 7:52:09 AM

No
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Message Posted: Mar 21, 2014 7:42:43 AM

No
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Message Posted: Mar 21, 2014 7:32:52 AM

No
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2Tall
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Message Posted: Mar 19, 2014 3:58:13 PM

No
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ricebike
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Message Posted: Mar 16, 2014 7:02:35 PM

mostly everything except for timing belts
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Houckster
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Message Posted: Mar 16, 2014 9:51:39 AM

I do minor maintenance when possible but if it requires special tools, I take it to the shop.
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Gxpress
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Message Posted: Mar 16, 2014 9:06:59 AM

No.
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eyegotgas2
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Message Posted: Mar 16, 2014 8:45:56 AM

No, I wouldn't even have a place to take my old used oil. Newer cars need specialized tools and diagnostics anyway. Could still do some I suppose.
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FuelPump
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Message Posted: Mar 16, 2014 8:37:28 AM

Used to, but not any more.
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contiki
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Message Posted: Mar 16, 2014 7:30:13 AM

No.......
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2Tall
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Message Posted: Mar 16, 2014 7:24:51 AM

No
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jdmd6613
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Message Posted: Mar 14, 2014 9:52:54 AM

no
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toms1120
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Message Posted: Mar 14, 2014 4:41:05 AM

Not any more.
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Jmac2008
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Message Posted: Mar 10, 2014 5:20:37 AM

Yes
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Big Dan
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Message Posted: Mar 10, 2014 2:08:34 AM

Yes
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Norm1947
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Message Posted: Mar 10, 2014 12:34:42 AM

no
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Gxpress
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Message Posted: Mar 9, 2014 10:31:34 PM

nope
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cDagasGo
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Message Posted: Mar 9, 2014 9:42:48 PM

No
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rick_evans
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Message Posted: Mar 6, 2014 8:25:33 AM

Only minor things like air filter, serpentine belt, plugs, bulbs.
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2Tall
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Message Posted: Mar 6, 2014 7:54:45 AM

no
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BartandLisa
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Message Posted: Mar 4, 2014 10:42:17 PM

Yes, virtually everything.
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