My grandfather used to complain that I wasn't interested in horses - only
> In my opinion the relative disinterest in working on cars and the lack of
> development in mechanical skills is largely due to the complexity of
> contemporary cars. When I was a teenager as the earth was cooling, most high
> schools had hot rod clubs where kids gathered to to do bodywork and tinker
> with engines. The science and mechanicals weren't so difficult to understand
> and the average kid could get into the game...and get hooked, and develop
> those important skills that now are disappearing. I could actually do
> something that made a difference with my '50 Stude. I cannot with my
> daughter's '97 Mustang.
> Tom Butters
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