Allow me an analogy: You walk into a Quiznos and see a guy leave half of a perfectly good Italian sandwich just... sitting there. There’s nothing wrong with it. The sandwich was clearly cut in half, and aside from being a little rough from the unwrapping process, that’s half of a good sandwich. It even still has the… Read more
My god. 2020 was so shitty, there were no french cars in NPOND.
keep up the great work.
Npond is basically all I come to jalopnik for anymore. May the dice be ever in your favor, graverobber.
Thanks for a great year, Rob. At least a great year of evaluating other people’s shitboxes (and some not-so-shitboxes) for sale.
Well done, Rob. NPoND is a daily must-read.
Great Job Rob and thanks for all the witty writing about cars that we all care about in some way or another. I hope the powers that be give you a raise this year. Maybe you can afford more parts for your Porsche daily driver.
Rob, how much would you charge me to solder a key fob?
Our kids obtained their first car from grandpa, an ‘82 Camry. When we went to the DMV for the first driving test, it failed before the DMV drive tester got in the car. The brake lights were not working. Bummer. A quick search revealed that the brake lights were controlled by a circuit board that had a propensity to… Read more
When the key (or anything) doesn’t work at all anymore is when you start tinkering with it. Over time you’ll get a couple of successes that will give you the confidence to tackle the make it work right projects.
This is the type of repair that leads to older people saying they cannot work on ew cars because of the electronic controls. lol. good on you. I have plenty of trouble training new techs to solder wires much less small circuit boards.