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Not going to say last repair visit for 2014 because I don’t want to jinx myself, but Roxy did go in Friday for a few _minor_ repairs. For the past (too long to admit) she has been an old, creaky, squeaky British car. A new passenger side strut tower mount corrected that. Bonus, I can also get her in for a wheel alignment. Bonus #2, the end link broke when it was being reinstalled, so the passenger side has been replaced.

After the last big summer storm here in Phoenix, I managed to drive through water that was deeper than I should have. It ruined the temperature sensor, which made the thermometer think it was +20 degrees. That’s been fixed.

Finally, new bonnet struts so the damned thing quits hitting people on the head.

The only things left are power steering hoses, which is a ridiculously expensive job due to the exorbitant price of the hoses. After that, it’s front suspension stuff; driver’s side end link, ball joints, sway bar bushings. I’m hoping to get those knocked out shortly after the first of the year.

I’m already putting together the next list of things to be done; the Mod list. Can’t wait to get started on that!

Thanks for sticking around for another year gang! Merry Christmas and Happy New Year! Unless you don’t celebrate Christmas, then imagine me wishing you the appropriate holiday cheer.

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  1. I seriously need to find a book about Car Repairs for Dummies because I don’t understand half of what you’re talking about. #sadness

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