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01-30-2016 11:39 PM
felixthecat For sure^^^^^^^^^
01-30-2016 11:35 AM
dchawk81
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Originally Posted by sjfishon View Post
dch, you said only''''''''''''' its amazing what has happened, in 1950, av income was around 6k, yep 6k, just 66years ago, and a bran new ford was between1k and2. yep 1kto2. i remember in 1967 1 bought a new chevy nova for 2,400.00. in 70 i bought a new tee bar roadster corvet,, 5,800.00.. the best cad alack money could by was around 5k. dont really know if the scale between money and product is the same but i bet it is. in 1970 if you brought home 150 clear pew week. you were the rich people. most worked for 100per week. i could go on and on but i think i am getting older, and older;;;;;;; by steve
Yep that's inflation for ya.
01-30-2016 11:18 AM
Rich747 Definitely worth it if it makes you happy on a daily basis and as for me is a stress reliever just to go and take a cruise or chill at a car meet then yea I think it is :)
01-30-2016 10:42 AM
sjfishon dch, you said only''''''''''''' its amazing what has happened, in 1950, av income was around 6k, yep 6k, just 66years ago, and a bran new ford was between1k and2. yep 1kto2. i remember in 1967 1 bought a new chevy nova for 2,400.00. in 70 i bought a new tee bar roadster corvet,, 5,800.00.. the best cad alack money could by was around 5k. dont really know if the scale between money and product is the same but i bet it is. in 1970 if you brought home 150 clear pew week. you were the rich people. most worked for 100per week. i could go on and on but i think i am getting older, and older;;;;;;; by steve
01-29-2016 10:10 PM
dchawk81 I'm rural. The average HOUSEHOLD income is only about $35,000 here.
01-29-2016 08:43 PM
felixthecat
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I've spent a bit on tools but I've saved a lot more than that on $65/hr shop labor.
Thats cheap, wow. Here the independents start at $85.-$95. Dealershops in Bellevue are $200-$250. for the hi rent district.
01-29-2016 08:38 PM
felixthecat
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Does the 1/4" drive puts out enough torque to do lug nuts?
No, its works for trans pans, cam covers, undertray's, interior parts like the steering column, etc.
01-29-2016 04:09 PM
dchawk81 Lol no doubt. Not to mention the chingy baffle sound from not having internal support.

Man that sucked.
01-29-2016 02:40 PM
stang67gt Welp. That's one way to make it louder lmao
01-29-2016 02:38 PM
dchawk81 Yeah I went to one of those back before I knew any better (this was when $50/hr shops were $25/hr) and said I want my exhaust a little louder.

So without informing me first they punched out my muffler.
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