Lfepardo posted:... my rule of thumb for project planning with my car.... if I think it will
take me three hours to complete a project, I set aside 3 days... because I
know I'm dense and will be surprised by something I didn't plan for. ;-)
I once had a very wise man tell me,
"Whenever you plan a construction or remodel project, first get bids and a timeline from 3 reputable contractors. Then add the numbers from all 3 together, and you're just about right".
Same deal with the car.