And then there is always the fun in the challenge of taking a car that was well cared for for years, then abused for four more years, and bringing it back to it's glory. Yes, there will always be more repairs, but you reach a point where it the work is no longer repairs, but rather "maintenance".
'73 280SEL 4.5 (9/72)- RIP
Only 8,173 units built from 5/71 thru 11/72
'02 CLK320 Cabriolet - wifey's mid-life crisis
2012 VW Jetta Sportwagon TDI...at least its a diesel
Non illegitemae carborundum.