Originally Posted By: dougwalkabout
I keep hearing from mechanics that some car parts are incredibly hard to get. Vehicles can sit for weeks/months, unusable. Not a happy scenario.

One more reason to insulate oneself from global supply chains in any way possible.

Modern cars are highly interconnected, meaning that if one function fails, the entire vehicle may not start. To avoid this issue, some individuals may prefer to drive a 1970s car with commonly replaced spare parts.

Jeanette Isabelle
I'm not sure whose twisted idea it was to put hundreds of adolescents in underfunded schools run by people whose dreams were crushed years ago, but I admire the sadism. -- Wednesday Adams, Wednesday