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Posted: Nov 18, 2017 - 3:28am

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In the light, any questions?

 
Yes. Can we really see darkness?
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Posted: Nov 17, 2017 - 10:26pm

In the light, any questions?
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Posted: Nov 10, 2017 - 8:04am

Why hello there, beauty! How have you been doing?
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Posted: Oct 22, 2017 - 3:18pm

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Carfax

used it to buy my last used car. I did ok. {#Dancingbanana_2} 

 
I'm thinking new for now. But who knows. Thanks. {#Cheers}
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Posted: Oct 22, 2017 - 9:50am

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Know of a good website that compares car prices and models? I was thinking of getting an online subscription to Consumer Reports. Is that worth it?

Going out today to look at some cars. Sunday so no hassling from sales people. We're buying sometime between this year and next May. Most probably new.

 
Carfax

used it to buy my last used car. I did ok. {#Dancingbanana_2} 
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Posted: Oct 22, 2017 - 8:32am

Know of a good website that compares car prices and models? I was thinking of getting an online subscription to Consumer Reports. Is that worth it?

Going out today to look at some cars. Sunday so no hassling from sales people. We're buying sometime between this year and next May. Most probably new.
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Posted: Oct 20, 2017 - 6:47am

why age?



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Posted: Sep 29, 2017 - 8:53am

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They may have turned the rotors when they did the other work, which temporarily stops the squeaking.

 
The rotation was at a CostCo, so I didn't think they would have done anything else. Thus my surprise at the lack of squeaking.
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Posted: Sep 29, 2017 - 8:49am

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I have an appointment next Thursday with my "real" mechanic.

Thanks, all!

 
They may have turned the rotors when they did the other work, which can temporarily stop the squeaking.  Lazy8 is definitely right about having it looked at by someone reliable.  I recently had my front rotors replaced; it wasn't terribly expensive.  I once lost front brakes (burst fluid line), and was lucky enough to have the wherewithal roll up on a grass median; it was terrifying.
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Posted: Sep 29, 2017 - 8:36am

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It only gets more expensive later. 
 
I think that's a photo of my truck and the total cost was around $220. Not that I'm saying to let it go to that point, but that it's really not a horrible expense so don't put it off. I kept thinking, "I don't have $600 at hand, so I'll just be careful" and that went on for quite some time.
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Posted: Sep 29, 2017 - 8:20am

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 Antigone wrote:
Sooo, why would my squeaky brakes (which I've been told need work) stop squeaking after I got my tires rotated and balanced?   Surely they haven't been "healed"! Perhaps a new (coincidental) stage of brake wear?

Beeeecause you've worn thru the wear indicators and the pads are now down to the backing plates, and will soon wear your rotors into this?*

brakes broke

Have a competent shop look at them. If they need work have it done. It only gets more expensive later. Plus there's the whole "nobrakesnobrakesohmygodnobrakes" thing.

*Worst-case scenario depicted. Your brake life may vary. Could just be that the squirrel living in your car has started hibernating for the winter.

 
I have an appointment next Thursday with my "real" mechanic.

Thanks, all!
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Posted: Sep 29, 2017 - 8:18am

 Antigone wrote:
Sooo, why would my squeaky brakes (which I've been told need work) stop squeaking after I got my tires rotated and balanced?   Surely they haven't been "healed"! Perhaps a new (coincidental) stage of brake wear?

Beeeecause you've worn thru the wear indicators and the pads are now down to the backing plates, and will soon wear your rotors into this?*

brakes broke

Have a competent shop look at them. If they need work have it done. It only gets more expensive later. Plus there's the whole "nobrakesnobrakesohmygodnobrakes" thing.

*Worst-case scenario depicted. Your brake life may vary. Could just be that the squirrel living in your car has started hibernating for the winter.
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Posted: Sep 29, 2017 - 8:04am

 Antigone wrote:
Sooo, why would my squeaky brakes (which I've been told need work) stop squeaking after I got my tires rotated and balanced?   Surely they haven't been "healed"! Perhaps a new (coincidental) stage of brake wear?

 
maybe they oiled them. thats what i would do.*
 
 
 
 
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 full disclosure - i am not an actual mechanic. i dont play one on tv. i did not stay at a Holiday Inn Express last night.

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Posted: Sep 29, 2017 - 6:46am

 Antigone wrote:
Sooo, why would my squeaky brakes (which I've been told need work) stop squeaking after I got my tires rotated and balanced?   Surely they haven't been "healed"! Perhaps a new (coincidental) stage of brake wear?

 
*bump*
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Posted: Sep 28, 2017 - 2:20pm

Sooo, why would my squeaky brakes (which I've been told need work) stop squeaking after I got my tires rotated and balanced?   Surely they haven't been "healed"! Perhaps a new (coincidental) stage of brake wear?
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Posted: Sep 17, 2017 - 6:11pm

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On my way to the airport early this morning to drop off my youngest daughter, I asked her the same question I asked her two sisters when I drove them back to the airport after their first visit home after they first left the nest: Are you leaving home or are you going back home. She was the first one to answer, I'm leaving home.

 
{#Meditate}
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Posted: Sep 17, 2017 - 5:45pm

On my way to the airport early this morning to drop off my youngest daughter, I asked her the same question I asked her two sisters when I drove them back to the airport after their first visit home after they first left the nest: Are you leaving home or are you going back home. She was the first one to answer, I'm leaving home.
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Posted: Sep 16, 2017 - 3:27am

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Have to laugh to keep from crying...

 
And I laughed a lot this past week... (interestingly enough, Roll Away The Stone by Leon Russell is playing right now)
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Posted: Sep 15, 2017 - 8:34pm

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And humour is measured in adults...

 
Have to laugh to keep from crying...
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Posted: Sep 15, 2017 - 12:42pm

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Hell isn't measured in days. It's measured in children...

 
And humour is measured in adults...
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