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  1. Thread: Amphibious Cars

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    22459 I had the opportunity to buy one of...

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    I had the opportunity to buy one of these beauties back in the 90s. But as with most of the deals I found back then, I was a poor High School kid working my butt off delivering pizzas to...
  2. Depends on your definition of inferior... As 7MO...

    Depends on your definition of inferior... As 7MO stated, it's all up to the Auto Manufacturer's request. The request might be for specific handling, noise, or rolling resistance requirements, and in...
  3. Indeed. I have many an antique tractor with a...

    Indeed. I have many an antique tractor with a Marvel Schebler Carburetor.
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    Yessir. Taxis are quite the torture test.

    Yessir. Taxis are quite the torture test.
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    That is really admirable. It is shocking to me...

    That is really admirable. It is shocking to me that these cars which I once would have never EVER considered owning now have me watching FB Marketplace for low mile grandma examples of. Fantastic...
  6. I checked every window sticker. All Black, Gray,...

    I checked every window sticker. All Black, Gray, Silver, White, and Red. No Yellow :(
  7. If I lived in Boralia, we would be doing business.

    If I lived in Boralia, we would be doing business.
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    I use "B" to get off the line more aggressively...

    I use "B" to get off the line more aggressively in traffic when I am in a big city for work. Makes a considerable difference.
  9. There is no industry where this battle is worse...

    There is no industry where this battle is worse than the tire industry... OMG it would make your head spin.

    All specs are created in Metric and then the industry still works on 32nds of an inch......
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    Damn I want a Jimny so bad... Cannot for the...

    Damn I want a Jimny so bad... Cannot for the life of me figure out why they don't sell them down here. Le Suck.
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    While I would advocate for the HB every day all...

    While I would advocate for the HB every day all day over the G4, where are you finding that the HB is significantly better than the G4 for MPG? In all actuality, it should be the other way around. ...
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    Sticky: If I could get Loren to honor his old selling...

    If I could get Loren to honor his old selling price, I would buy it and have you drive it to Kentucky and then fly you home. That would be quite the story to tell. :D
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    How do you know which one you get? I have been...

    How do you know which one you get? I have been changing my own oil my whole life and consider myself pretty up to date on things and this is the first I have ever heard of this...
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    Seems like the Vitara D 18mm pin pistons could be...

    Seems like the Vitara D 18mm pin pistons could be machined to 19mm pretty easily no?
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    E85 is hydroscopic, so it can absorb moisture. ...

    E85 is hydroscopic, so it can absorb moisture. Is your E85 pure and from a good source?

    It shouldn't cause that on good clean fuel... but I guess it is possible if it had enough moisture content.
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    I bet it was Sylvester McCoy

    I bet it was Sylvester McCoy
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    I haven't in Winter, but the roads around our...

    I haven't in Winter, but the roads around our farm are all gravel and man it sure works there. Almost too well. It just cuts all of the power. Its a weird sensation.
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    This is one of those questions I hate as a tire...

    This is one of those questions I hate as a tire "expert" (I don't know if there is such a thing either) ;)

    The real answer is whichever one YOU feel the most comfortable with...

    The reason the...
  19. Thread: MP3 Pairing

    by Basic
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    What does the manual say about BT connecting? It...

    What does the manual say about BT connecting? It may have a specific procedure.

    On my 15 DE this works...

    Have the phone searching for devices and then turn the car on ACC and see what happens.
  20. Yep and when a dealer actually does have a good...

    Yep and when a dealer actually does have a good tech who tries to do right, they end up pissing them off and making them quit.
  21. Thread: MP3 Pairing

    by Basic
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    The BT on these cars is kind of finnicky. Does...

    The BT on these cars is kind of finnicky. Does it show up on your device at all?
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    This thing is so cool. ...

    This thing is so cool.

    https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/246684350748917/
  23. Thread: Wanted: AC hose

    by Basic
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    Damn I didn't even think about that...

    Damn I didn't even think about that...
  24. Thread: Wanted: AC hose

    by Basic
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    Wanted: AC hose

    Anybody have the AC hose that goes from the condenser to the compressor? This '15 DE CVT car of mine had the front bumper pushed back just enough to wrinkle the core support exactly where it rubbed...
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    No, I am saying that things like alignment have...

    No, I am saying that things like alignment have nothing to do with the tire... and I literally stated proper inflation must be maintained. If your car is maintained properly and you don't abuse the...
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