"Ah the legendary OM613. 500k lifetime practically guaranteed with proper maintenance. There's a Youtube video of some drunken Fins trying to kill its 4-cylinder cousin in the 240D. No coolant, no oil, and full throttle. Smoked…"
"Stick to the old red-block 4-cyl rear drive Volvos if you want that legendary durability. They lost their way under Ford and are owned by a Chinese company now. A few people I know who bought one after about 2000 have had nightmarish…"
"237k on a 1988 Volvo 740 Turbo and climbing. Garage kept since new, perfect interior and reasonably ok paint. Best $600 I ever spent :> Original owner blew a coolant hose overheating it and warped the head. A little…"
"The first time I heard I Feel Love, the world started revolving around her. For at least a decade though I was convinced she as singing "I Feel Round". Ah the stupidity of youth! I have to confess that the second album I…"
"Glad to have you here, Mike. You will find a wealth of good discussions and advice here, along with plenty of talk that should be taken with a grain of salt. Your "therapy" of restoring old things sounds very…"
Though they aren't common in the United States, Jjimjilbangs, Banyas, Onsens, and Hamams are a great places to hang out. This is a group for men comfortable in their own skin and appreciate the eastern ideas of public bath houses.See More
"Thanks Luxinator! Good, Strong words. Certainly worth considering on my part.
I'll be the first to admit that my control mechanism has deteriorated since my divorce. My mindset has regressed from being an aspiring Gentleman to embracing my…"
"Exactly my sentiments! I don't want a non-Christian leading school prayer. The way things are going, if prayer were approved in schools, it might end up being a Muslim! My children are grown. But teaching prayer,…"
"Was it really so bad?
Ask an atheist, or Jew in Little Rock at the time - What did they think? - Did they feel that the government represented them under those conditions? Probably not so bad overall, but still constitutes an…"