From 7...to 2!

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  1. Mark Saiger
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    Don't get me started on vehicles today.

    I have some nightmares going on with rigs.

    I own 8 vehicles.

    Oldest really used one is a 2014 Dodge ram 4 x 4 with 35,995 miles... In the shop for air suspension freezing up. 5 miles away from the warranty being over. Thankfully caught it and told replace all...I bet then don't....

    2015 van tire traction control out and needs new sensors Getting fixed Friday....

    A 2011 jeep check engine light and a leak with 22,000 miles...and I don't drive it in the winter salt usually as it sits in the heated shop...and the big tires make it float to much on the deep snow anyway you could say....

    2017 GMC on 3rd transmission in 6000 miles... Yeah and 3rd transmission had made it 10 miles and grinding and clunking and local warranty dealer can't figure it out and they won't send and engineer (6 payments and haven't made a dime with it) this one really gets me going right now! Sitting in the shop AGAIN!

    2007 Mercedes /Dodge sprinter diesel they can't get the updates to take with the computer...and to the point....don't care...heading south in 2 week with it.:rockon:

    Wife needs a larger rig for all the Grandkids, so was in pricing to trade off my Orange and Saiger Jeep Chrokee Trail Hawk for Dodge Durango...and now....price higher than what she wants to spend....so in the words of @Desk Jockey ....Fook It! I give up!:dejection:

    I am right now.... out of 7 Low mile vehicles down to 2 running rigs! :hopeless::hopeless::hopeless::dejection::dejection:

    Not very happy camper here! And it Fooking snowed again last night and my wife traded off my plow truck last year for a truck we couldn't mount a plow on...said our other Son in Law to be will plow us out.... I said, might not happen all the time...what if he's gone....

    "No, No...he's always around or will get up early and plow before heading to work".....he is in Colorado or somewhere stranded right now snowmobiling.....:hopeless::hopeless::hopeless::hopeless::hopeless:

    Looking for my old snowmobile cloths in the basement to go out and put the plow on my 4 wheeler so can plow out the drive to get the ONE RUNNING VAN WITH NO TRACTION CONTROL out of the shop to go to work!:evil::evil::evil::evil::hopeless::hopeless::hopeless::hopeless:

    And my wife has given away a lot of my riding clothes I am just finding out....:errf::errf:

    Fook it!

    (I am so pissed off again today!) :errf:

    Gotta go plow now...after finish work orders for the day!:hopeless::hopeless::hopeless:
  2. KSL
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    Keep the faith Mark, this too shall pass(hopefully before you do).
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    I feel your pain...







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    Seriously though, wtf bruddah?, is this all bad karmah for selling us yokes relabled laundry detergent?


    How's Aron holding up?

    Nervous that you're leaving him to deal with it all for 6 weeks?


    I'd offer to fly out and help him for a week or so but I'm afraid I wouldn't know how to reattach my balls...
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    Let me know if you need me Mark.

    Have Butler, will travel.

    You’d do it for me.
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    I think he is young enough to not be nervous....Kind of remember those days of live it for today....

    Just got the 4 wheeler put together and started....and could finally limp it into the shop to thaw out a bit...and still snowing here.

    Came in to warm up, and change to more clothes to start pushing snow....

    Grrrr.....just the more I work with crap, the madder I am getting....GM hot line today could get hot!
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    I had 5 of 6 TM's down last week.:errf:
    Now just 2 and they are in the shop so hopefully by next week we will be back up and running full force.

    As I'm driving in with the freezing rain coming down I was reminded of how nice Scottsdale was. Man that was good Chicken Parmesan at Tommy's. It was damn hot in the desert but at least it wasn't ice covered. :winky:
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    Winter is supposed to finally start here next week..
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    operator error?
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    After I finished the Bob Evans where I slipped on the ice my power steering pump went out. Broke the shaft right off. It was on for about 2 months, 4th one in a year. Just got it back and off to a flooded apartment.
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    One was. They froze the inlet QD by waiting too long to set up.
    The others were a string of things, cold related. Its tough on equipment operating in sub zero weather. :dejection:
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    That's what I thought. I figured it get started about February, but next week would be nice
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    @Mark Saiger have you weighed your new GM when its fully loaded with water?
    Maybe you are carrying more then its designed to carry?
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    Ive got 4.... I thought I had headaches....
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    So lesson is don't name your van Christine.
    Can Butler swap it out? Call for an Engineer for you? Help you ship it to a real GM repair center?
    Sorry you are going through this. At least you have your health!
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    Are the trans issues Butler related? Strictly a GM thing? Or both and they are blaming it on each other?




    We need a new van this year, was planing on a GM and a direct drive.:headscratch::eekk:
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    I sent off the paperwork tonight for financing. So looking forward to something newer.
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