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Old 10-11-2011, 11:43 PM   #70
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Great Question

Far away from home with no other car to use.
No place to work and no tools.
Also takes a couple of days to get mail order parts.

If I hung around home like most people, I'd be much more inclined to wait till things break.

Originally Posted by steve108819 View Post
So why couldn't you have replaced the alternator yourself for $250 after it failed?

Last edited by Stinger9; 10-11-2011 at 11:44 PM.
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