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I was once a mechanic in a former life :-) I would be happy to help you out 
Peter.
Rusty

On Tuesday 12 June 2001 12:48, you wrote:
> hey all,
>
> anyone on the list do maintenance or work on your own vehicle?  i'd like to
> talk to you.   even BETTER if you can program in perl.
>
> i'm writing something specifically designed to keep track of service
> intervals (when was the air filter last changed?).  helps keep me reminded
> of stuff that i need to (oil drain bolt is chewed up - get another one next
> time i change the oil).  it'll have an ical and email reminder system.
>
> also keeps track of things i need like torque settings, what sockets i'll
> need for a particular job and the like.  but that's for the future.
>
> anyway, i'm writing it so that it has "plugins" for various vehicles.  so
> far, the only plugin is for a vf1100c (magna v65 bike), but it should be
> just fine for cars too.
>
> looking for ideas.  or even people who want to help code.  i'm doing it in
> perl, but was thinking of using kylix so even windows fools can use it.  if
> anyone is interested, please contact me off-list.
>
> pete


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