the computer gods giveth, and take away (mild humor/angst)

From: Chad Fernandez <>
Date: Wed Jan 7 16:00:36 2004

Wow Tony, you fix cars but don't drive? Where in Europe are you? Is
everything really that packed together that you can walk, ride a bike,
or take a bus?

Chad Fernandez
Michigan, USA

Tony Duell wrote:
> On the other hand I _love_ Citroen hydraulics. My dream car, if I ever
> learn to drive is a DS. My father has a BX, and I've spent many enjoyable
> hours fixing it. Actually, it's been very reliable -- I've just changed
> the clutch for the first time in 10 years (one of his previous cars
> needed a new clutch every 2 years!). The hydraulics have proved to be a
> non-problem -- I've had to replace the return pipes (they're 'rubber' and
> they failed after about 9 years), the odd seal, and one metal pipe that
> was mangled by an idiot garage after an accident repair. The system is
> really easy to work on when you get used to it (and if you have the
> diagrams in the official manual -- I do!)
> -tony
Received on Wed Jan 07 2004 - 16:00:36 GMT

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