Build What You Can Afford
You need to roughly figure out what you can afford to spend on
If you don't, you're gonna end up with an undriveable,
unfinished project. It's gonna be all over your garage.
You'll be broke. Your kids will cry.Your dog will bite
You get the picture...
Figure out about what you have to spend. Figure in the
cost of the car first. Then figure what it will take to
fix it up. Now, triple that last figure.
No matter how well you plan, that's what happens. Parts,
materials, trips for bolts, little things you forgot
about, it all adds up.
Don't get discouraged! That's what happens to everyone.
But now you know!
If you plan for it, you'll have a finished hotrod.
You'll be happy. Your kids will be happy. Your dog won't
Let's get started...
How much do you have to start? (Without taking a loan...)
Get an idea of what you want. Now get an idea of what a
decent example costs. If you don't have enough, save a
"But that's all I have..."
Then how are you going to fix it up? That leads us to
the next point...
How much time and money are you going to be able to
put toward it a month? Make plans and make a goal. That
way you will have money to save for it. Then you will
have money and time to fix it up.
Otherwise you will buy something cheap that needs more
work and money than it's worth. It won't be what you
want. You won't like it. You won't have the money to fix
That's how unfinished projects are created.
Don't be that guy! (or girl)
This is one of the most important things you need to
Figure out what you can afford. Figure out how much
time and money you have a month. Figure out what you
want. It's that easy.
Then, alot of the stress is gone. You'll be excited about
what you're building. You'll finish it and have money
left to put in the tank. The kids will be happy. The
Oh, you get the point...
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