[geeks] well, hell
mcguire at neurotica.com
Fri Mar 29 15:33:26 CST 2002
On March 29, Bill Bradford wrote:
> > > > My car needs a new engine control computer after a rear window leak
> > > > (it's a convertible) destroyed it...$2100 for the part.
> > > This was $250 or so, labor included.
> > Oh ok, that's not too bad...but it still sucks that you need a new
> > one... :-(
> Yeah.. The entire car's only worth $5-6K, for $2100 we'd say "just tow it
> back to our house" and we'd go looking for another vehicle.
> Course, compare the factory sticker price of your car, to the factory price
> of this car ('92 LeBaron convertible, V6)... 8-) This was a "go across town
> and pick it up" part, while I doubt yours was that easy to get...
Well it's easy enough to get, but I won't be able to afford that for
quite a while. Fortunately, the failure mode is a little more "black
and white"...it either starts or it doesn't start...and when it does,
it runs fine. So I will survive with it like this for a while.
Dave McGuire "...it's leaving me this unpleasant,
St. Petersburg, FL damp feeling on my shorts..." -Sridhar
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