Spend more than $15.
Example: I bought a alternator with a one year warranty for my
95 Grand Am, it quit 14 months later. I bought another 1 year
guaranteed alternator and this one lasted 13 months.
Now I always see if they have a more expensive version of
whatever I need, be it belts, waterpump, whatever, and get
the one that costs the most.
Just not worth having the car die anyplace with the wife and
kids in it.
We own a 1995 Monte and a 1992 Accord. If I was you standing in the driveway
trying to decide which to take, I would take the Monte 9 times out of 10.
The seats in the Honda are much too uncomfortable to justify the gas
I don't fit in the Honda very well. I can't seem to get anything in the
right place. If I put the seat back to where my legs fit, my arms can't
reach the wheel. If I put the seat up to where I can reach the wheel, my
knees hit the dash.
Use Google and read up on shock construction, dampening, gas charge, etc.
Generally, the higher priced one is noticibly better.
Stay away from Monroe
- In my experience 1 out of 2 will be bad out of the box.
Get Koni, or similar, if you can afford them.
If not, get Gabriels.
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