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by Rope-Pusher
Tue Apr 16, 2024 7:41 am
Forum: Rants and Raves
Topic: Misc Thread VI: Return of the Threadi
Replies: 55902
Views: 3273671

Re: Misc Thread VI: Return of the Threadi

watkins wrote: Mon Apr 15, 2024 4:17 pm Meanwhile the EV market demand is declining
I don't understand - she's so damn cute!
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by Rope-Pusher
Wed Apr 10, 2024 8:33 pm
Forum: Rants and Raves
Topic: I saw the Total Solar Eclipse today!
Replies: 4
Views: 150

Re: I saw the Total Solar Eclipse today!

Nice photo! Did you drive the Eclipse to the eclipse? I think I drove a Mitsubitty Eclipse one time - there was some noise associated with the shift cables that they wanted my opium on. Speaking if sights, How about the new sign they put up to welcome folks coming in the the NFL Draft: [imghttps://...
by Rope-Pusher
Wed Apr 10, 2024 8:18 pm
Forum: Manuals in the News
Topic: Driving a stick isn't dead
Replies: 15
Views: 8953

Re: Driving a stick isn't dead

Manual transmission cars are becoming hard to find - Detroit Free Press

Becoming? Like only very recently? Rilly?

https://www.freep.com/story/money/cars/ ... 008895007/
by Rope-Pusher
Wed Apr 10, 2024 7:26 pm
Forum: Manuals in the News
Topic: Bullshift!
Replies: 1
Views: 124

Re: Bullshift!

CNN’s Anti-Manual-Transmission Article Is Just Total Garbage https://www.theautopian.com/cnns-anti-manual-transmission-article-is-just-total-garbage/ "But the problem is that it does not seem like Hockenos really ever understood the appeal of driving stick, nor does he seem to care about manua...
by Rope-Pusher
Mon Apr 08, 2024 7:32 pm
Forum: Rants and Raves
Topic: I saw the Total Solar Eclipse today!
Replies: 4
Views: 150

I saw the Total Solar Eclipse today!

It wasn't this one: https://encrypted-tbn0.gstatic.com/images?q=tbn:ANd9GcQfbNQouoK8i_BPh9blYgOxXVeymNqMKAm67yPRFJqYQnnj42-HBgGOv-F9sgOv62lbpi0&usqp=CAU ...And it wasn't this one: https://media-r2.carsandbids.com/cdn-cgi/image/width=2080,quality=70/1477bbe21e8d6b5e719c7c3ccab577fd47dd8cc3/photos...
by Rope-Pusher
Tue Mar 05, 2024 1:41 pm
Forum: Rants and Raves
Topic: If ..........., You Just Might Be Drivin' an Electric
Replies: 115
Views: 26664

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

If Your "Scat Pack" has no "Gas Cap".... DODGE CHARGER OFFERS CHOICE: BEV OR ICE Autoline Daily We’ve got the latest info on the electric Dodge Charger, and there’s a ton to talk about. First off, it’s not just going to be electric. The new Charger is built on the Stella Large p...
by Rope-Pusher
Mon Mar 04, 2024 2:14 pm
Forum: Rants and Raves
Topic: If ..........., You Just Might Be Drivin' an Electric
Replies: 115
Views: 26664

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

If you have to stop your vehicle to make a cellphone call,....... HOW TO SAVE AM RADIO IN EVs Autoline Daily "Automakers want to dump AM radio from their electric cars because it’s too expensive to shield AM from all the electromagnetic interference generated by the electric motors and the inv...
by Rope-Pusher
Mon Mar 04, 2024 1:27 pm
Forum: Rants and Raves
Topic: We have the Technology....
Replies: 0
Views: 120

We have the Technology....

Steve Austin, the $6 Billion Lawyer Steve Austin, a lawyer, almost destroyed by Elon Musk. A lawyer barely alive. Gentlemen, we can rebuild him. We have the technology. We have the capability to make the world's first bionic lawyer. LAWYERS WANT $6 BILLION FROM TESLA - Autoline Daily The lawyers wh...
by Rope-Pusher
Mon Mar 04, 2024 1:14 pm
Forum: Rants and Raves
Topic: Misc Thread VI: Return of the Threadi
Replies: 55902
Views: 3273671

Re: Misc Thread VI: Return of the Threadi

SIGH JAGUAR ENDING ICE PRODUCTION IN JUNE Autoline Daily Despite a slowdown in demand, Jaguar has put all its eggs in the EV basket and it looks like there’s no turning back now. The automaker is making the transition to an all-electric lineup and production of its gas- and diesel-powered vehicles ...
by Rope-Pusher
Sat Feb 17, 2024 12:47 pm
Forum: Rants and Raves
Topic: SS Chat
Replies: 297
Views: 43629

Re: SS Chat

Speaking of SS Chats,....

"Sign ze papers, old man!"

[youtube]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fH1mtGhNVgI[/youtube]
by Rope-Pusher
Sat Feb 17, 2024 12:31 pm
Forum: Rants and Raves
Topic: If ..........., You Just Might Be Drivin' an Electric
Replies: 115
Views: 26664

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

Toyota: Electric Cars Will Never Dominate Market Battery-powered EVs will only ever capture 30% of the global market share, Toyoda has predicted. https://slaynews.com/news/toyota-electric-cars-will-never-dominate-market/ I'm sure you meant "If the type of vehicle you are driving never makes it...
by Rope-Pusher
Sat Feb 17, 2024 12:25 pm
Forum: Rants and Raves
Topic: Misc Thread VI: Return of the Threadi
Replies: 55902
Views: 3273671

Re: Misc Thread VI: Return of the Threadi

Sounds like a solution looking for a problem to me. I, too, have an appreciation for robust independent control mechanisms (like a clutch that can mechanically decouple the engine regardless of what the computer is doing). I can't imagine an electronic fuse would be more reliable than a traditional...
by Rope-Pusher
Wed Feb 14, 2024 2:37 pm
Forum: Rants and Raves
Topic: If ..........., You Just Might Be Drivin' an Electric
Replies: 115
Views: 26664

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

Toyota: Electric Cars Will Never Dominate Market Battery-powered EVs will only ever capture 30% of the global market share, Toyoda has predicted. https://slaynews.com/news/toyota-electric-cars-will-never-dominate-market/ I'm sure you meant "If the type of vehicle you are driving never makes it...
by Rope-Pusher
Wed Feb 14, 2024 2:31 pm
Forum: Rants and Raves
Topic: SS Chat
Replies: 297
Views: 43629

Re: SS Chat

As the official lurker of this site, I have noticed a decline in participation over the years, both on the forums and on IRC. Believe me, I get it; we are a niche community and folks come and go, not to mention all of the other social media platforms available to us now. It's been a fun ride, but I...
by Rope-Pusher
Wed Feb 14, 2024 2:28 pm
Forum: Rants and Raves
Topic: Misc Thread VI: Return of the Threadi
Replies: 55902
Views: 3273671

Re: Misc Thread VI: Return of the Threadi

While Many are Called, Fuses are Chosen FORVIA REPLACES FUSE BOX WITH ELECTRONIC CONTROLS - Autoline Daily Automakers are working on new ways to simplify their electric and electronic architectures in cars. Whether it’s zonal computing, edge computing, 48 volts, or Ethernet connections, they’re all...