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Old 09-29-2007, 09:58 PM   #1
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My garage right now:



My neighbor'* moved. But the Jeep wasn't able to go with them. They left it with me for a little TLC. A new Walbro fuel pump went in today. Waiting on a new battery and fuel injector (ordered already), and a couple other minor jobs.

Brian dropped by to give a hand with the tank drop today, and brought some beer-flavored water. Soon after he left, he called me and told me he left something for me in the refridgerator:






































































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Seems he'* grateful for the help, and realizes I'm saving him tons of money on the work. The problem is, I don't accept money for helping friends. Now I have to find a way to get this back to him.
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Very cool! I've been in the same situation a few times with good friends and co-workers. It'* always tricky and fun finding a way to give it back.

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Problem being he lives an hour and a half away.
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1. Buy a pack of Bud like pictured above
2. Check postage for shipping beer.
3. Insert change into beer package.
4. Send to Brian.
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Just stick it back in the glove compartment and let him find it


or send it to me
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Leaving it in the jeep is not secure. He'll be picking the Jeep up when I'm not here.

The other option is to spend it on the jeep..........
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Gee, My 12 packs never have a prize inside
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What'* bud doing in YOUR fridge Bill? Even my new kitten is asking WTF on that one.

We all know deep down you are a great guy that is always going out of your way to help others. It'* nice to see your friend appreciates the help. I'd find some interesting way to give it back.. I doubt you'll have trouble.
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He brought the bud. MY beer is in the door of the fridge.

I've actually worked on all of his cars. He and his wife have owned 5 since I've known them. 2 are gone, down to just 3 now.

I've probably saved them close to 1000 bucks in labor alone. Mostly fairly small jobs.
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You could freshen up the brakes for him.....or install a CAI....

Nice gesture.

I know myself, I hate accepting money from friends but if I was costing them money....say for instance by staying over and using their electricity and hot water, I would feel obliged to repay them somehow..

.....or buy him a bottle of his favourite drink.
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