[Date Prev][Date Next][Thread Prev][Thread Next][Date Index][Thread Index]
Re: Do it yourself garages.
How many valves could a twenty valve bend if a twenty valve could bend valves....
Sounds like a recipe for disaster. Hope someone there has BTDT! ;-)
Andrew Pawlisz wrote:
> Count me in for the timing belt soiree.
> Boston, MA
> 84 4Ks
> 88 5KsQ
> From: C1J1Miller@aol.com[SMTP:C1J1Miller@aol.com]
> Sent: Saturday, January 30, 1999 11:03 AM
> To: firstname.lastname@example.org; email@example.com; firstname.lastname@example.org
> Subject: Re: Do it yourself garages.
> There used to be a shop in South Windsor, CT on Route 5 that rented out bays;
> no BTDT and I haven't been in town for over 10 years...
> Some of the New England area quattro list members occasionally get together
> for "cocktails" at brew pubs north and west of Boston; hasn't happened in
> quite a while. We kicked around the idea of "tech days" at various people's
> houses; winter caught up with us and put the idea on hold.
> I'm planning a "timing belt day" this spring, once things warm up a bit. I
> think this kind of idea has merit; perhaps in conjunction with the local
> chapters of the quattro club? A lot of my experience/advice has been gained
> vicariously through the posts by others... but I can turn a wrench. My tool
> collection isn't extensive, but I've got a couple sets of ramps, a floor jack,
> 4 jackstands, 1/4 and 1/2 inch sockets, wrenches, lights, mityvac, digital
> multimeter, parts fiche(s), Bentley's for the 4000/coupe, 100/200, and late
> 70's 5000; etc., a two-car garage, and a big flat driveway. Biggest thing I
> don't have is a lift, but the garage ceiling is too low, anyways.
> I've got one or two others interested in the timing belt change day; anyone
> else interested? I'm in southern NH, just up 93 from the Massachusetts
> border. Date to be determined; if we get a bunch of interested people, we can
> spread it out over a couple weekends and places (which would certainly appease
> my wife). Seems like we could each save several hundred in labor, and learn a
> bit about our cars in the process.
> chris miller, windham nh, email@example.com
> '91 200q ==> http://members.aol.com/c1j1miller/index.html