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by Rope-Pusher
Tue May 24, 2022 8:21 am
Forum: Rants and Raves
Topic: Misc Thread VI: Return of the Threadi
Replies: 55815
Views: 2816727

Re: Misc Thread VI: Return of the Threadi

17 here. Significantly different if weighted by current typical mileage, as the babymobile gets driven out of necessity a lot of the time and it's the youngest by a significant margin. The article showed how the average ages for cars and trucks vary - It's getting more difficult to understand what ...
by Rope-Pusher
Mon May 23, 2022 12:24 pm
Forum: Rants and Raves
Topic: Misc Thread VI: Return of the Threadi
Replies: 55815
Views: 2816727

Re: Misc Thread VI: Return of the Threadi

AVERAGE US CAR NOW 12.2 YEARS OLD - Autoline Daily We’re all getting older, and so are the vehicles we drive. In fact, vehicles in the U.S. are now the oldest that they’ve ever been. According to a report from S&P Global, the average American vehicle is now 12.2 years old, a record, and an incr...
by Rope-Pusher
Fri May 20, 2022 11:54 pm
Forum: Tranny Talk
Topic: Back to a standard shift
Replies: 16
Views: 414

Re: Back to a standard shift

The EPA fuel mileage testing is what it is...a certain duty cycle that might correlate to how you use your vehicle, or...... not so much. What can be said is that when the testing is closely controlled, the fuel mileage of a certain vehicle can be compared to another vehicle, but only as pertains to...
by Rope-Pusher
Fri May 20, 2022 8:14 pm
Forum: Manuals in the News
Topic: A Saab story
Replies: 9
Views: 5542

Re: A Saab story

SPOILER ALERT...Buy a 4-Door SAAB and you ain't getting one!

[youtube]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qMOxnoGJJEc[/youtube]
by Rope-Pusher
Fri May 20, 2022 10:40 am
Forum: Tranny Talk
Topic: Back to a standard shift
Replies: 16
Views: 414

Re: Back to a standard shift

Even Amish Drivers Sometimes Operate While Impaired. https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/crime/amish-buggy-driver-charged-with-ovi-after-horse-hits-ashtabula-county-deputy-s-cruiser-video/ar-AAXuvOQ?ocid=winp1taskbar&cvid=55241c7ff90a46a3be85b98dae7eaa8b I would imagine that the majority of impaired...
by Rope-Pusher
Wed May 18, 2022 12:34 pm
Forum: Tranny Talk
Topic: Back to a standard shift
Replies: 16
Views: 414

Re: Back to a standard shift

[youtube]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ggvolDpzlZY[/youtube] We need to remake this ad. Take Grandma out of the kitchen and into the barn, where she could be laying on her back under a vehicle, changing the clutch. The guy hauling his family on the horse-drawn wagon could be loading them all into ...
by Rope-Pusher
Tue May 17, 2022 12:44 pm
Forum: Rants and Raves
Topic: Misc Thread VI: Return of the Threadi
Replies: 55815
Views: 2816727

Re: Misc Thread VI: Return of the Threadi

In Former So-Be-It Union, We Build it new Old Car for YOU https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/2/2f/Moskvich_Duet.jpg RUSSIA TURNS THE CLOCK BACK 20 YEARS - Autoline Daily Looks like Russia is turning back the clock. It’s going to revive the Moskvich, a car that went out of production 20 ...
by Rope-Pusher
Mon May 16, 2022 12:22 pm
Forum: Tranny Talk
Topic: Buying guide actually updated to 2021
Replies: 42
Views: 5198

Re: Buying guide actually updated to 2021

DRIVING NISSAN’S NEW Z - Autoline Daily https://wieck-nissanao-production.s3.amazonaws.com/photos/826098ef15dd78f42983b446fd189a33bf372a6e/preview-928x522.jpg The Nissan Z car is now in its 7-th generation and is brand new. It rides on a modified RWD drive platform that features a double-wishbone f...
by Rope-Pusher
Mon May 09, 2022 1:51 pm
Forum: Rants and Raves
Topic: If ..........., You Just Might Be Drivin' an Electric
Replies: 74
Views: 13416

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

If a year ago you were "Rollin' Coal" https://i.insider.com/53b84baa6bb3f7021aa6ba2c?width=600&format=jpeg&auto=webp and now you're contributing to "Rollin' Blackouts", https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/f/f0/Toronto_ON_2003_Blackout.jpg You just might be driv...
by Rope-Pusher
Sat May 07, 2022 2:04 pm
Forum: Rants and Raves
Topic: You Fixed the Ops, Now Fix My Car!
Replies: 13
Views: 3443

Re: You Fixed the Ops, Now Fix My Car!

Customer sued after mechanic dies while working on his car at Michigan dealership The owner of the manual-transmission 2019 Jeep Wrangler is being sued even though he had nothing to do with the accident. One of the mechanics, Daniel Thompson, got into the Jeep and stepped off the clutch, causing th...
by Rope-Pusher
Thu May 05, 2022 8:32 am
Forum: Tranny Talk
Topic: Buying guide actually updated to 2021
Replies: 42
Views: 5198

Re: Buying guide actually updated to 2021

I REMEMBER........

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by Rope-Pusher
Thu Apr 28, 2022 12:16 pm
Forum: Tranny Talk
Topic: Buying guide actually updated to 2021
Replies: 42
Views: 5198

Re: Buying guide actually updated to 2021

The Porsche 911 Sport Classic Is a 543-HP Homage - Autoweek https://hips.hearstapps.com/hmg-prod.s3.amazonaws.com/images/911-sport-classic-031-1651083365.jpg?crop=1xw:1xh;center,top&resize=980:* "This turbocharged 3.7-liter flat-six was retuned by Porsche to make less power than what you’l...
by Rope-Pusher
Thu Apr 28, 2022 12:07 pm
Forum: Tranny Talk
Topic: Buying guide actually updated to 2021
Replies: 42
Views: 5198

Re: Buying guide actually updated to 2021

The 2023 Toyota GR Supra Comes with a Stick - Autoweek https://hips.hearstapps.com/hmg-prod.s3.amazonaws.com/images/2023-supra-mt-3-0-mattewhite-002-1651113880.jpg?crop=1.00xw:1.00xh;0,0&resize=980:* https://www.autoweek.com/news/future-cars/a39844012/2023-toyota-supra-manual-transmission-updat...
by Rope-Pusher
Fri Apr 22, 2022 10:16 am
Forum: Rants and Raves
Topic: If ..........., You Just Might Be Drivin' an Electric
Replies: 74
Views: 13416

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

IF the generator charging the battery goes ZOOM-ZOOM ,............. U.S. launch of Mazda MX-30 Range Extender with rotary engine confirmed https://topelectricsuv.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/01/Mazda-MX-30-EV-electric-charging.jpg https://topelectricsuv.com/news/mazda/mx-30-range-extender-rotary-eng...
by Rope-Pusher
Wed Apr 20, 2022 3:01 pm
Forum: Rants and Raves
Topic: Misc Thread VI: Return of the Threadi
Replies: 55815
Views: 2816727

Re: Misc Thread VI: Return of the Threadi

MORON the subject of "I'm Not Dead Yet!" AUTO ENGINEERS DEVOUR ICE TECH PAPERS - Autoline Daily Last week the Society of Automotive Engineers held its annual World Congress. That’s where engineers from all over the world get together to share their latest technical developments. And the S...