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Old 11-13-2010, 03:06 AM   #788 (permalink)
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I think washing the car is a lot like keeping the oil changed, checking the fluids, the air pressure, tyre condition, etc. Just good preventative maintenance that rewards you with a longer lasting vehicle. Of course, all my vehicles are pushing 200k miles too, so PMing the machine is a neccesity.
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Originally Posted by jamesqf View Post
I think you missed the point I was trying to make, which is that it's not rational to do either speed or fuel economy mods for economic reasons. You do it as a form of recreation, for the fun and for the challenge.
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