broke down outside vegas

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Kinetik V
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Re: broke down outside vegas

Post by Kinetik V » Thu Aug 25, 2011 2:43 pm

Now that's some great news! You'll be flying up US 95 in no time!

Meanwhile I'm upgrading my internet connections so I can watch the burn on the TV and not a laptop. I hope that playa cam doesn't fail or I'm going to be really pissed.
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Re: broke down outside vegas

Post by a figment » Thu Aug 25, 2011 3:29 pm

glad to hear it was somthing external, i would be sure to have a discussion with the shop that did the previous repair.

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Re: broke down outside vegas

Post by tamarakay » Fri Aug 26, 2011 8:10 am

So, last night the alternator died. Pulled into Charleston Auto Parts on Rainbow in Vegas 15 minutes before they closed. They didn't have our alternator in stock, but they had one that would work if we changed out a pulley. However, all our tools were back in the trailer. The guy at Charleston stayed after work hours, helped Ken change the pulley/alternator and would not take a single cent. Since we had bought the original alternator at a Carquest, and they are a carquest shop, the alternator was fully covered under warranty. No charge whatsoever. So, if anyone has access to the L.V. regional group, please post on there what great people work at Charleston Auto Parts and give them some business! We are beyond grateful.
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Re: broke down outside vegas

Post by tamarakay » Fri Aug 26, 2011 8:11 am

Oh and by the way, we are Leaving Las Vegas, the sequel.
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Re: broke down outside vegas

Post by junglesmacks » Fri Aug 26, 2011 8:19 am

Isn't it amazing how you can drive your car around town for 50k miles with no problems, yet you go on a 1500 mile trip and everything goes wrong?? WHY?!?
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Re: broke down outside vegas

Post by Sham » Fri Aug 26, 2011 10:34 am

I hear that some peolple are very lucky in Vegas. My advice for Tamarakay and Ken-doll, is to stay the hell out of that town. And for God's sake, don't gamble! :roll:

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