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by Rope-Pusher
Fri Aug 16, 2019 1:09 pm
Forum: Rants and Raves
Topic: Honest Engines
Replies: 224
Views: 38161

Re: Honest Engines

...But for a mere $59,995.00,......You cudda had a C8! https://media.chevrolet.com/content/Pages/news/us/en/2019/aug/0815-corvette-pricing/_jcr_content/top_parsys/image.img.png/1565794511391.png OFFICIAL C8 CORVETTE PRICING - From Autoline Daily Well we all knew the new C8 Corvette was going to be p...
by Rope-Pusher
Fri Aug 16, 2019 12:45 pm
Forum: Rants and Raves
Topic: Honest Engines
Replies: 224
Views: 38161

Re: Honest Engines

Link for specs on Ford MuscleStang Shelby GT500

Lots of details resplained.

https://s3-prod.autoweek.com/2019-08/20 ... book_0.pdf
by Rope-Pusher
Fri Aug 09, 2019 5:31 pm
Forum: Manual Driving Tips
Topic: Shifting into second as soon as you get rolling
Replies: 151
Views: 33284

Re: Shifting into second as soon as you get rolling

Damnliar faces up to $1.1B fine for diesel cheating.

The text of the law contained the phrase: "Fine for Cheating", so they thought it was OK to do.

https://www.autonews.com/regulation-saf ... eport-says
by Rope-Pusher
Thu Aug 08, 2019 9:22 pm
Forum: Rants and Raves
Topic: If ..........., You Just Might Be Drivin' an Electric
Replies: 29
Views: 1526

Re: If ..........., You Just Might Be Drivin' an Electric

If you and your fellow EV owners filed a lawsuit against the electric vehicle maker, claiming the company limited the battery range of older vehicles via a software update to avoid a costly recall to fix what plaintiffs allege are defective batteries, you just might be drivin' an Electric. https://w...
by Rope-Pusher
Sun Aug 04, 2019 9:51 am
Forum: Rants and Raves
Topic: Misc Thread VI: Return of the Threadi
Replies: 55369
Views: 1528945

Re: Misc Thread VI: Return of the Threadi

The otter two grandsons are back in meechigun.

This one came out quickly once he started moving. I'd guess he must have a lot of ratio in first gear to use once he fingered out how not to stall it.
by Rope-Pusher
Sat Aug 03, 2019 6:20 pm
Forum: Rants and Raves
Topic: Misc Thread VI: Return of the Threadi
Replies: 55369
Views: 1528945

Re: Misc Thread VI: Return of the Threadi

Eye yammin milkwalkey, awaiting birf of grandson #4 and watching over grandson #1 while his parents are at the horsepillow.
by Rope-Pusher
Sat Aug 03, 2019 6:18 pm
Forum: Rants and Raves
Topic: Misc Thread VI: Return of the Threadi
Replies: 55369
Views: 1528945

Re: Misc Thread VI: Return of the Threadi

My wife drives from the passenger seat.
"Why r u going this way?". "Slow down!". "What's that noise?". "Just stay in one lane (for the rest of your life)"
by Rope-Pusher
Thu Aug 01, 2019 10:51 pm
Forum: Rants and Raves
Topic: Honest Engines
Replies: 224
Views: 38161

Re: Honest Engines

Are those power numbers considered good for a displacement that large, in that application? Seems low. Then again wasn't the Laxative 500 a 7.3 making 145 horsepressures during the emissions choked dark ages? Yeah, the specific HP and Torque per liter mebbe aren't highest in class, but the raw numb...
by Rope-Pusher
Thu Aug 01, 2019 9:04 pm
Forum: Rants and Raves
Topic: Honest Engines
Replies: 224
Views: 38161

Re: Honest Engines

Fix or Refuel Daily: New 2020 Super Duty 7.3-liter V-8 to produce 430 hp, 475 lb-ft of torque
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https://www.autonews.com/automakers-sup ... -ft-torque
by Rope-Pusher
Thu Aug 01, 2019 8:44 pm
Forum: Rants and Raves
Topic: Misc Thread VI: Return of the Threadi
Replies: 55369
Views: 1528945

Re: Misc Thread VI: Return of the Threadi

Seems like there wouldn't be much difference between hail large enough to damage cars and hail large enough to damage PV cells...Plus there's not a lot of overhang there, so if the hail is wind-driven, about half the inventory is still going to get it. I think the deal is that even if they are "Exp...
by Rope-Pusher
Tue Jul 30, 2019 10:07 pm
Forum: Rants and Raves
Topic: Honest Engines
Replies: 224
Views: 38161

Re: Honest Engines

tankinbeans wrote:
Tue Jul 30, 2019 8:40 pm
It's a cyclops nipple.
The competition just sees the back bumper anyway.
by Rope-Pusher
Mon Jul 29, 2019 11:32 pm
Forum: Rants and Raves
Topic: Honest Engines
Replies: 224
Views: 38161

Re: Honest Engines

The SRT bumper on the Durango really is awesome. We rarely order even a base model without the appearance package because of how popular it is. DURANGO SALES MIX "The Dodge Durango, which has been advertised alongside the Challenger and Charger in performance-driven campaigns since 2015, is on pace...
by Rope-Pusher
Mon Jul 29, 2019 9:36 pm
Forum: Rants and Raves
Topic: Honest Engines
Replies: 224
Views: 38161

Re: Honest Engines

The older the Durango gets, the more spry it becomes. https://s3-prod.autonews.com/s3fs-public/styles/width_792/public/4DURANGO-MAIN_i.jpg "Dodge likes to think of the Durango as a three-row Charger, and the brand has given the aging SUV a new lease on life in recent years by touting its performance...
by Rope-Pusher
Mon Jul 29, 2019 9:22 pm
Forum: Rants and Raves
Topic: Misc Thread VI: Return of the Threadi
Replies: 55369
Views: 1528945

Re: Misc Thread VI: Return of the Threadi

Using Solar Cells as Hailstone Barriers: How solar panels can protect dealerships in Canada's Hailstorm Alley https://s3-prod-canada.autonews.com/s3fs-public/styles/width_792/public/Installation%20complete%20copy.jpg In 2015 at his three dealerships in the heart of Alberta’s Hailstorm Alley, Garret...
by Rope-Pusher
Mon Jul 29, 2019 5:20 pm
Forum: Rants and Raves
Topic: Misc Thread VI: Return of the Threadi
Replies: 55369
Views: 1528945

Re: Misc Thread VI: Return of the Threadi

VW adjusts warranty, adds money for ads Moves try to improve relationships with buyers, dealers "Volkswagen will scale back its industry-best 6-year/72,000-mile bumper- to-bumper warranty program to 4 years/50,000 miles, but throw in two years of factory-covered maintenance beginning with its 2020 ...