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Here’s Exactly What It Cost Me To Buy And Rebuild A BMW E30

It all started 14 months ago with a straightforward objective: buy an older BMW 3 Series in need of some work, make it fully functional, and freshen up its appearance. It was a process I’d done before, and one that I’m sure I’ll do again. However, this time I greatly underestimated what I was getting […]

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This Stop-Motion Video Of A Guy Fixing His Range Rover’s Rusted-Out Body Is Mesmerizing

Of all automobile wrenching disciplines, bodywork is by far the most intimidating to me. It requires a refined touch that I just don’t have (yet), which is why this stop-motion video of a man repairing all the rust on his old Range Rover is so fascinating.Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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This Stop-Motion Video Of A Guy Fixing His Range Rover’s Rusted-Out Body Is Mesmerizing

Of all automobile wrenching disciplines, bodywork is by far the most intimidating to me. It requires a refined touch that I just don’t have (yet), which is why this stop-motion video of a man repairing all the rust on his old Range Rover is so fascinating.Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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How To Make A Cheap Steering Wheel Cover Look Not-Terrible

If your steering wheel’s ratty from years in the sun, not to mention grease from your fast-food-loving hands, one of those slip-on steering wheel covers you can pick up wherever is a convenient solution. It’s also grossly inelegant. But there are ways to rock it without looking completely awful.Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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How I Rebuilt My Jeep Truck’s Transmission In My Kitchen For Under $150

The 2020 Jeep Gladiator has been getting lots of attention lately, but unfortunately, my own Jeep pickup—a 1985 Jeep J10—has not. The descendant of the original Gladiator in my driveway has had a broken four-speed manual transmission for years now, but I recently got around to fixing it on my kitchen counter, and it…Read more… […]

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Here’s What’s Wrong With My $500 Low-Mileage Jeep Cherokee

Earlier this week, I purchased a gorgeous 2000 Jeep Cherokee with only 106,000 miles on the clock for $500. It was a smokin’ deal, but not quite as smokin’ as some of you might have initially thought, since this Jeep has some significant issues, which I will now enumerate.Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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Here’s What’s Wrong With My $500 Low-Mileage Jeep Cherokee

Earlier this week, I purchased a gorgeous 2000 Jeep Cherokee with only 106,000 miles on the clock for $500. It was a smokin’ deal, but not quite as smokin’ as some of you might have initially thought, since this Jeep has some significant issues, which I will now enumerate.Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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Sacramento County Says It’s Illegal to Work on Your Own Car in Your Own Garage

There’s an interesting discussion happening over at the Grassroots Motorsports forum right now, and presumably at many other places off-line. It’s about laws in Sacramento County stating, essentially, that almost any auto repair you do on your property is illegal. Of course, this is deeply troubling to almost everyone…Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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