Automobiles

Quick Update To Previous Post

***Well, I managed to change the oil in the old F150*** Cost Oil: 6 dollars Filter 3 dollars Time: 1 Hour (WHY?) Because the stupid oil cap broke when I unscrewed it.. Replacement Cap: 5 dollars Total cost: 14 bucks Well, I could have taken it somewhere locally, but I enjoyed getting the old hands dirty. I don’t think I can do the accord on my own, because the bumper will not go over the lip of the ramps. I have a mechanic friend, so I will ask him.

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Automobiles

Time For A Change…Actually Three Changes

Okay, now that I own all three of my autos, I think that I need to learn to do some routine maintenance on them. So, today I decided to change the air filters in all three of my autos. The station where I usually have my oil changed charges a pretty high premium for this service, so I wanted to see if I could do it myself. The manufacturer recommends changing the air filter every 12,000 miles, and all three of my autos were do. Here is how things went. 1st Auto…2000 Chrysler Town and Country LXI 3.3 Liter V6 (This is not my actual van…this is a stock photo from a review of the 2000 T and C.) Okay,…

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Automobiles, Debt Story

MAJOR UPDATE 2: Mini-Van Owner: NCNBLOG

Drum Roll Please… Second Major Goal Accomplished. I just sent in the payment that will pay-off our mini-van loan. That means that by the end of this week, I will be 1/2 way to my debt-free goal, and I am now the proud of 3 PAID FOR cars. All 3 are in good working condition, with newish tires and they ride great. YAY! I knew that this blog would provide motivation, but not this much. Here is the update from where I have come from April 16 up to August 29. Account April 16th Paid So Far 08/06/05 Auto 1 2656.33 2656.33 00.00 Auto 2 3255.23 3255.23 00.00 C Card 5598.66 115.00 5483.66 Totals 11510.22 6026.56 5483.66 I am sooooo…

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