Just spent 900 dollars at a nissan dealership in texas, courtesyparts.com. Eek. Will hopefully order a clutch and flywheel (another 1000) this week, after a few more price checks, and go to harbor freight to shop for tools after new years. Slight change of plan on the turbos, i need to pull my old ones and have them rebuilt since i can’t afford new ones, which means i need to pull the engine (to access the turbos) the first weekend in january. A little tough, since my primary mechanic, Jason, is unavailable that weekend. Hopefully i can still figure it out.
Budget changed a bit, too (in the bad way) – i didn’t get as much out of the refinance of the car as i was supposed to, to the tune of about a thousand dollars. So that adversely affected the repair budget, too. Hopefully i can find some extra money in january’s budget for some of the overages.
Having a couple friends over for dinner tonight. Tomorrow nite is a party at Skyla and Jana’s. Friday night is a company holiday party with Steph. Saturday i get up at 6am to get on a plane to MT. Fly back sunday the 28th, should get home by 10pm. Get up at 5.30a monday morning and catch the bus to work. A few days of work, then a 4 day weekend of working on the car. Repeat that for 3 more weeks, with more work and less weekend. Then maybe my life can get back to normal…. sigh.