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Re: Reliability

Subject: Re: Reliability
From: James Nazarian Jr <James.Nazarian@Colorado.EDU>
Date: Mon, 30 Aug 1999 14:23:58 -0600 (MDT)
I agree with most of what you said, except my Jeep Cherokee has 60k on it
and I still have 40% of the brake pads left, so much rides on who torques
the lugs and how the car is driven.  BTW I drive it prety hard but I
downshift and use compression braking instead of riding the pedal all the

James Nazarian
'71 B roadster
'74 BGT bastardization with big aluminum heart :)
'63 Buick 215 cubic inch 'heart'

On Sat, 28 Aug 1999 wrote:

> New cars SUCK i sell parts at napa i had a 1997 Taurus the trans went out at 
> 5000 the rotors were shot 2.  The car was a piece of SH%%%$T!!!  The things i 
> see & here ill keep my lbc's thank you the most at one time i ever spent in 
> NEEDED repairs is $400 for a valve job needed alot of work on the cyl head.  
> These SUV"s are a joke the brakes last 15-20k & the rotors are almost always 
> junk.  I say drive the old stuff lbc's or pre 75 american for ever! (no 
> flames on american cars pre 75 please if you must know i have a 69 nova with 
> at least 197k on it)
> RAy Huff
> 1 82 chev van soso but it was only $1300  wifes kid hauler
> & 5 mgb's 3 almost run
> 69 nova

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