Luxury Vehicle Purchase Timing - What's Best?

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Re: Luxury Vehicle Purchase Timing - What's Best?

Post by Dgi 07 » Wed Jun 27, 2018 2:03 pm

kcattorney wrote:
Wed Jun 27, 2018 12:03 pm
.........As Kalash points out, though, the key is whether they are going to make their products, in essence, disposable once the warranty runs out.
They have already stared making them disposable.
I have the pleasure of working on MB products. It's not meant to last anymore. The interiors, the engines, driveline. its all been cheapened. Yea, it looks amazing when you buy it or sit in it when its brand new, but give it some time.

I was at a class for the 9 speed transmission a few weeks ago. Just the tools to rebuild it, are about $15k. To service it, you need the MB proprietary computer ($30k without the updates). Not to mention, alot of us came to the conclusion that if you get to the point where it needs to be rebuilt, 9-10 times, there is metal contamination and it would be safer to start from scratch.

Luxury vehicle, start looking at classics. at least that way, you can fix it Jeremy Clarkson style and it will be fine.
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Re: Luxury Vehicle Purchase Timing - What's Best?

Post by 5chn3ll » Wed Jun 27, 2018 3:06 pm

The non-marring mallet for our old MGA knock-offs was the best hammer ever...a foot of pipe with a 10-pound hunk of lead cast onto the end...very satisfying to smack things with. The O.G. deadblow hammer...

Understeer: You will hit the wall with the front end.
Oversteer: You will hit the wall with the rear end.
Horsepower: How hard you will hit the wall.
Torque: How far you will move the wall.

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