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Old 08-05-2008, 01:12 PM   #1
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Default For the shadetree mechanics here.

If you've ever used a Haynes manual to work on your POS car, you'll get a real kick out of this page. Nearly had me in tears, I was laughing so hard. Brought back many highschool memories.

And for you British Leyland sufferers: this.

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Old 08-05-2008, 01:44 PM   #2
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So true....

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Old 08-05-2008, 02:44 PM   #3
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Funny thing is..... thats identical to life

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hahahahahaha, classic

i've always managed to make it a point to spend the extra cash and get a factory service manual.

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As a long time Haynes user, that's hilarious! Some parts of those books are pretty helpful, but others are like Ikea instructions.

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As a long time Haynes user, that's hilarious! Some parts of those books are pretty helpful, but others are like Ikea instructions.
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at the 3min mark (Clerks Cartoon Version)

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OH MY GOD SOMEONE ELSE WHO APPRECIATES THE CLERKS ANIMATED SERIES I LOVE YOU BRAEHAUS!

And yes. Haynes = Devil. Chiltons = Devil. I did my own repairs on my first few cars - '86 Nova (1.6L), '86 Olds 98 Regency (3.8L), '90 Grand Caravan (3.3L) and '79 Datsun 280ZX. Then I started working full time, and gave up on that hobby. These days, my hands are weak enough that I can barely do anything on my own anymore. So I just bought a warranty instead. :/

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sadly, or not, I own the Cartoon 2Disc Set... and I have 2 copies
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Haynes: See illustration for details
Translation: None of the illustrations notes will match the pictured exploded, numbered parts. The unit illustrated is from a previous or variant model.

I tried to replace my heater core with that...didn't work, so got the factory manual...made hella more sense!

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