Upgrading a good RV is, almost always, the most inexpensive way to get a better rig. It is almost always, in my opinion, the way to get the RV that suits you the best. You can add the RV equipment you want, piece by piece, far cheaper than the price you’ll have to pay for a new rig.

build a car engine Many drivers instinctively believe that a rebuild is the least expensive route. It’s not that simple. The cost is heavily dependent on how many miles you’re put on the assembly. If you have 200,000 miles on it, the cylinders may need boring to accommodate new pistons. The hydrogen engine block may need a lot of work; the deck may need to be surfaced and the crankshaft might need aligning. The cylinder heads may also need work and the exhaust valves might need to be replaced.

rebuild a car engine Now, I’m recalling some years back when I was a delivery guy, too. I learned a simple car care truth. You won’t hear of it from your mechanic – but tens of thousands of us car buffs practice a simple routine to double and triple the life of our working cars and equipment. So can you!

Where to look? – Once you’ve decided what you want, the fun begins! With the internet, possibilities are endless. I prefer buying local, as I like to see things up close and test drive before giving thousands of dollars to someone I’ve never met. If you purchase something across country, remember to add in costs for delivery or gas and lodging if you decide to go pick up.

How does this affect a normal person that isn’t into car repair or remanufacturing? Ever heard of a core charge? If you ever buy something like a brake pad that is remanufactured, you are going to pay a core charge. This charge is to cover the cost of the core they used to make the part you just purchased. If you take your old brake pad back, you get the core charge back.

overhaul a care engine Aftermarket accessories are mostly opted for since you get to choose what you want out of your vehicle. The manufacturer’s parts are mostly standard just to serve the purpose. By installing an aftermarket system helps you customize your vehicle. You can improve on the horsepower, the torque, and get to change how it sounds.

Upgrade or add to the sail inventory. No matter what the advertisement says, 8-10 year old sails are past their prime. Stretch, wear, UV light take their toll. At the least they will need a major overhaul. And you may need to replace one or more sails. Consider that on a 27 foot cruising boat, the typical mainsail can cost more than $1000 dollars. That’s labor, additional reef points, and materials. Save lots of money if you learn to repair or make your own sails.