Not everyone looks at owning a car as a pure money matter. But here
is a list of some very real reasons to rebuild a metro.
1. He really likes the car, and will not find another one as nice
2. He will not be able to buy a car as good as the metro for 5 times
the cost of the rebuild.
3. He will not be able to buy a car that gets as good gas mileage
as his for 5 times the cost of the rebuild.
4. He wants to keep the car for many more years.
"They that can give up essential liberty to obtain a little temporary
clean filter & working PCV valve. Make sure that you've got the
correct dipstick in the vehicle and that you're not over filling the
oil causing the crank to aerate the oil.
PS to the other posters. If one isn't concerned about the risk of an
accident there's virtually nothing on the road that can touch a well
maintaned geo metro for $ per mile.
Thanks for the constructive feedback. I will recheck the oil level, but the
other suggestions have already been ruled out. And the reason for
rebuilding the geo metro?
-the cheapest convertible anyone will ever own.
-41 city/50 highway (unless you like paying for gas, this is a good thing)
-this is the ninth metro convertible I've rebuilt and the payback is about
600 percent. Try getting that in a bank.
If anyone else has any feedback, it is greatly appreciated.
I remember back in '89 when the Chevy Sprint was replaced by the Metro, a
rather large co-worker/buddy of mine bought a brand new white 2 door Metro
-- the base one. His wife was about 400 pounds, and his teenage daughter
and son were both corpulent also. I always marveled at how that tiny one
liter 3 cylinder was able to haul them around. Had to be 1300 pounds of
homo sapien in that little Suzuki. It looked like it was a lowrider when
all 4 were in it.
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