I usually do. This time I just didn't feel like it :shrug:Why not just top it up when it gets into the red?
? Head gasket leaks oil into coolant, scheduled to be done Done
? Valve stem seals worn, scheduled to be done Done
? Valve adjustment recommended, scheduled to be done Done
? Oil pan gasket leaks, might as well get done Not a significant leak
? Gearbox whines somewhat, might be a characteristic Characteristic
? Windshield worn, washer jets currently not functional Work sometimes
? Bumpers need reconditioning Done, will do again at some point
? Rust on passenger door bottom inside seam, will be treated
? Dent in driver door Will get more dents
? Minor dent next to driver side taillight It just won't rust
? New headlights and indicators recommended, will go with original Valeo Replaced with nicer Valeos from junkyard
? Summer steel wheels need refurbishing and centre caps, winter steel wheels need refurbishing and/or wheeltrims Wheeltrims bought, have centre caps
? Driver seat side bolster is worn Better cloth bought
? Shifter leather is worn Better item bought
? Dashboard illumination flickers It's because of the alternator
? Some rust on the inside of the rear window surround
? Rear axle condition checkup recommended It's fine
? Summer tires recommended to be changed New wheels and tires
Wait... you now have full-rubber wheels? wow... must be bouncy...so I got another can of Rubber Comp and resprayed them white again.
^THIS^. Living on the edge with Merc had me bored tho. It became a matter of "aaaaaw, made it AGAIN??!?! C'mon, let me walk for at least a mile!"I let the warning light come on, it usually has about 100km of range then. I like to live on the edge.
And ^THIS^. Gearbox whine is one of pure eargasm soundsThe gearbox whine on our 1.1 liter four speed GL is one of the sounds of my childhood.