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Are you a DIY repairman/woman?

Discussion in 'POLLing place' started by TrailLeadr, Oct 22, 2007.

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Regarding your vehicle, are you a DIY repair person?

  1. I do all repairs myself

    58 vote(s)
    25.8%
  2. I do most of the repairs myself

    89 vote(s)
    39.6%
  3. I do the basics (brakes, belts hoses)

    50 vote(s)
    22.2%
  4. I have the hubby do it

    2 vote(s)
    0.9%
  5. I have the wife do it

    1 vote(s)
    0.4%
  6. I don't do any (vehicle in warranty period)

    19 vote(s)
    8.4%
  7. I won't, I don't trust myself

    2 vote(s)
    0.9%
  8. I have too much dispoable income to be bothered

    2 vote(s)
    0.9%
  9. I don't drive a vehicle, I just come here to read the posts

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  10. Other (?)

    2 vote(s)
    0.9%
  1. PepboysASETech

    PepboysASETech Rockstar

    Being an ASE Cert. Tech i kinda have to do all my own work. And all the auto related work for family members and friends, lol. Beer makes for good payment you know, lol.
     
  2. bobbo

    bobbo New Member

    I do all the work myself. The wifes Jeep has an extended warranty so I get paid to work on it. :)
     
  3. spirentc

    spirentc Member

    I fix everything myself unless its internal engine/transmission parts. I enjoy the challenge and am very happy when its fixed and running great. There are some things that i have done and wont do again!
     
  4. KD7ONE

    KD7ONE Rockstar 100 Posts

    Speaking of "do-it-yourselfers", sometimes i ask my wife to do something for me and she tells me to do it myself. :shocked:
     
  5. BlueLT1500

    BlueLT1500 Rockstar

    I am deffinatly a do it yourself kinda guy...being a mechanic in the army i do have the know how and also the time (when not deployed of course) and i really do get the enjoyment out of make it work again :glasses:
     
  6. Holy Smoke

    Holy Smoke Rockstar 100 Posts

    I try to do all the work myself (ok 85%) . When it's my wife's car, I make her pay me........she's a good cook.
     
  7. 84fiero123

    84fiero123 Epic Member 5+ Years 1000 Posts Platinum Contributor

    I do everything myself except trany problems. That I bring to an old trusted friend who used to work for a trany repair shop. Problem is he won’t touch the newer electronically controlled tranies.
     
  8. Duramax04

    Duramax04 Rockstar

    I probably try to do more than i should. I`m old school and have a hard time with these modern computerized and ate up with sensors vehicles.Need to purchase a code reader i guess any idea which one would be the best without spending a fortune?
     
  9. Davek

    Davek New Member

    I always used to attempt everything myself, but I find as I get older I have less tolerance for being stupid. So, if its somthing that's going to be a bit of a stretch for me to figure out, rather than doing something dumb, I'll pay someone to do it correctly the first time.

    Dave
     
  10. zippy

    zippy Rockstar 100 Posts

    That's exactly what I was gonna say. Except, I'm a cheap old, dust-farting, bastard...
     

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