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Old 09-24-2023, 02:36 PM
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Self-explanatory. What have you done to or for your car lately? Cleaning it up before selling doesn't count. I have a '16 Honda CRV which I purchased when new. My son got me a SIRIUS radio set-up which I recently installed and I also purchased a front set of laser-cut WeatherTech floor mats. I hope to drive it to the nursing home when the time comes...

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With the help of a friend……new plugs, filters, oil and tightened the clutch yesterday on a 2011 Subaru Outback ….78,000 miles ..Standard tune up stuff. With the prices of cars these day, I would like this one to also last until I should no longer drive.


Need to rotate the tires. Saving that for next weekend. Now it’s time to jam
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I put some Costco gas into it last week.
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Put it in the garage.
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Washed the Pilot last week. Then waxed it. By hand, the old-fashioned way.

It looks great. And my bad shoulder still hurts.
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Just perpetual babying - I drive it really easy and keep it detailed all the time.
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New Michelin traditional-tread tires. Also bought a rebuilt pair of carbs (now I actually have to put them on)

Last Spring's project was custom-fabricating a radiator shroud and extending the fan spacer to match the shroud.
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New Michelin traditional-tread tires. Also bought a rebuilt pair of carbs (now I actually have to put them on)

Last Spring's project was custom-fabricating a radiator shroud and extending the fan spacer to match the shroud.
What kind of car is this?
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Oil Change…synthetic.
Rotate Tires
Complete Brake Job
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Total $1000 and change.


No car payments tho’
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We decided to keep in longer.
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I kept it warm and dry in my garage during the tropical storm that hit the east coast this weekend.
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2006 Honda Accord EX five speed with vtec engine, leather seats and sunroof; Only 114k miles.

My car may be numerically old, but it still runs like a champ. It can do 50 in second gear. I just replaced the timing chain cover and valve cover gasket ($1500). With luck, I can have a few more years with the best car I have ever owned.
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Two new tires Friday after running over a wooden board with a bunch of nails in it.
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We moved into our current home in 2001. One of the many projects I did was moving a wall to make one garage bay deeper to fit our ski boat in it. All these years I've babied that boat, storing it inside.

In 2021 I bought a new hybrid RAV4. In 2022 my wife got a new plug-in hybrid Crosstrek. Just a few weeks ago we moved the boat out to the driveway (old neighborhood, no codes/covenants) cleaned and reorganized the garage and now we're in the minority of weirdos who actually keep our cars in the garage.
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New Michelin CrossClimate tires. Expensive in the size I needed but much quieter and better ride than the previous brand.
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