Originally Posted by OneMoreTime
There is also the learning factor to consider when you do your own thing..once you have done it now you are the guy that knows..
First time around can be a bit of heartache
to get the proper tools and such but then I have found that investment pays off..
Yep. I can now have a 100% perfect condition MII power rack for junk yard price (+
$15) plus powder coating, polished aluminum or whatever finish I want. Polished OD auto trannys cost me $50 for the core plus a rebuild kit and shift kit & misc repair parts, usually way under $400. That, plus the satisfaction of DIY.