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by potownrob
Fri Dec 15, 2017 1:50 am
Forum: Rants and Raves
Topic: Misc Thread VI: Return of the Threadi
Replies: 54668
Views: 967177

Re: Misc Thread VI: Return of the Threadi

http://www.autonews.com/apps/pbcsi.dll/storyimage/CA/20171212/OEM03/171219893/V2/0/VW2.jpg VW Jetta gets new look, platform in quest to win sedan shoppers Some interesting posts in the comment section of the article. http://www.autonews.com/article/20171212/OEM03/171219893/volkswagen-jetta-redesign...
by potownrob
Fri Dec 15, 2017 1:44 am
Forum: Rants and Raves
Topic: Misc Thread VI: Return of the Threadi
Replies: 54668
Views: 967177

Re: Misc Thread VI: Return of the Threadi

Oh, not munch,....what's snow with you? (I staid add werk until 8:30 and then drove hoam at 40-50 mph the entyre whey. I sketched a neat little apparatus after the office got empty and I could actyually think on one subject at a thyme. I felt glitty when eye saw that my Jeep was blocking Mr. Snowpl...
by potownrob
Fri Dec 08, 2017 7:36 am
Forum: Members' Cars
Topic: The new Ef One Fiddy
Replies: 33
Views: 3388

Re: The new Ef One Fiddy

Yes, I have a fireplace in my apartment (technically not a house). well, guess you might want heat when it drops down to 50* down there... :P :lol: It's 36 right now and I've got the fire burning hot in the fireplace. Going down all the way to 28 tonight. But, that's kind of rare - this little cold...
by potownrob
Fri Dec 08, 2017 7:33 am
Forum: Members' Cars
Topic: The new Ef One Fiddy
Replies: 33
Views: 3388

Re: The new Ef One Fiddy

Did I miss something? Since when are there two dogburts? My infrequent time behind the wheel of my friend's F-150 leave very similar impressions. reading comp fail :? :oops: :cry: Where's the comprehension failure? I legitimately don't recall where his ladybro's dog was in the picture. The room (Gi...
by potownrob
Thu Dec 07, 2017 2:41 am
Forum: Members' Cars
Topic: The new Ef One Fiddy
Replies: 33
Views: 3388

Re: The new Ef One Fiddy

AHTOXA wrote:Yes, I have a fireplace in my apartment (technically not a house).
well, guess you might want heat when it drops down to 50* down there... :P :lol:
by potownrob
Thu Dec 07, 2017 2:39 am
Forum: Members' Cars
Topic: The new Ef One Fiddy
Replies: 33
Views: 3388

Re: The new Ef One Fiddy

tankinbeans wrote:Did I miss something? Since when are there two dogburts?

My infrequent time behind the wheel of my friend's F-150 leave very similar impressions.
reading comp fail :? :oops: :cry:
by potownrob
Wed Dec 06, 2017 3:53 am
Forum: Tranny Talk
Topic: Where can you work on your car?
Replies: 17
Views: 625

Re: Where can you work on your car?

Still, it's easier to get Chinese than Pizza on Christmas. At that point, you beg for Chinese food and tell them you will eat it as fast as you can to get done, but that the vehicle can't be moved until you finish the food. Speaking of Chutzpah, I heard that the example of chutzpah is that when you...
by potownrob
Wed Dec 06, 2017 3:47 am
Forum: Members' Cars
Topic: The new Ef One Fiddy
Replies: 33
Views: 3388

Re: The new Ef One Fiddy

AHTOXA wrote:It's been a little over 1 year and 17k miles with my F One Fiddy.
congrats!! :D
...picking up firewood for the house...
please tell me you don't have fireplaces in houses down there... :?
I got the bed Line-X'ed when I first bought the truck; it is working great.
hip hip hooray!!
by potownrob
Tue Nov 28, 2017 1:45 am
Forum: Members' Cars
Topic: RomPirate's new-new-new-new car
Replies: 12
Views: 363

Re: RomPirate's new-new-new-new car

bk7794 wrote:a 2.0 liter skyactiv TURBO swap :wink:

thickset
by potownrob
Sun Nov 26, 2017 8:18 am
Forum: Manuals in the News
Topic: Stick it to The Man: Cars that still offer a manual transmission in 2016
Replies: 58
Views: 7120

Re: Stick it to The Man: Cars that still offer a manual transmission in 2016

Porsche 718 Cayman GT4 will get its flat-six and six-speed manual back A prototype has already been spotted testing in Europe, and CAR magazine expects to see a detuned version of the 4.0-liter flat-six currently found in the Porsche 911 GT3. Even better, the 4.0-liter flat-six is expected to be pa...
by potownrob
Sun Nov 26, 2017 2:38 am
Forum: Tranny Talk
Topic: Where can you work on your car?
Replies: 17
Views: 625

Re: Where can you work on your car?

lol, nah. Just thinking for the future. It's alright. Definitely expensive lol. How's the Golf? can't deny it's a nicer ride than the civics, no?? golf is still rolling. oil change coming up. been putting off putting on winter wheels and tires, probably due mainly to coldness. have the feeling deal...
by potownrob
Mon Nov 20, 2017 4:28 am
Forum: Members' Cars
Topic: RomPirate's new-new-new-new car
Replies: 12
Views: 363

Re: RomPirate's new-new-new-new car

RomPirate wrote:So much space for a V8... I considered a V8 swap but my fabrication skills wouldn't be sufficient. If they made a bolt in kit, i'd do it.
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Drats!! Eye was hoping for a 2.5 litre swap!! :o :? :cry:
by potownrob
Mon Nov 13, 2017 1:26 am
Forum: Tranny Talk
Topic: Where can you work on your car?
Replies: 17
Views: 625

Re: Where can you work on your car?

bk7794 wrote:Good Responses guys. Appreciate the insight. That's one thing I hate about renting, you almost lose the ability to be self-reliant.
you move out bro?? how's that volvo treating you?? ss meat '17??
by potownrob
Tue Nov 07, 2017 3:29 am
Forum: Rants and Raves
Topic: Honest Engines
Replies: 172
Views: 26912

Re: Honest Engines

Actually, the CDL requirement is based on GCWR. GCWR 26,001+ with a trailer GVWR 10,000+ drives a CDL requirement even if the trailer is unloaded. They've been technically over that for a long time. i met a delivery driver last week who was driving a truck just under the CDL limit. He had decades o...
by potownrob
Mon Nov 06, 2017 8:08 am
Forum: Rants and Raves
Topic: Misc Thread VI: Return of the Threadi
Replies: 54668
Views: 967177

Re: Misc Thread VI: Return of the Threadi

i remember reading (and dealing with) something about the samsungs not getting timely updates, at least in the past. not sure if that's still the problem. i remember liking the interface on my S3, but it was not quick, got slower and the battery life was not good. I've gone through many generations...

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