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Old 10-17-2012, 06:52 AM
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Originally Posted by galahad05 View Post
The odds don't change: the consequences do.
Bingo! Which means there is no correlation. Which means, unsurprisingly, CALWATERBOY was wrong.

Originally Posted by galahad05 View Post
1:10,000 odds of yourself being stranded on the way home from work? Acceptable.
1:10,000 odds of your old grandmother being stranded 1,500 miles away from friends and family? Unacceptable.

That kind of thinking, not odds changing.
Then why just focus on the radiator? What about the water pump? Expansion tank? Coolant hoses? Heater core? Fuel pump? The entire vehicle?

What about having to rush your elderly parent to the hospital? Wouldn't you want your vehicle to be at its peak in the event this may happen (which, I think, has happened more often than being stranded 1,500 miles from friends and family and has much greater consequences should the vehicle fail)?
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