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by Rope-Pusher
Fri Sep 30, 2022 12:53 pm
Forum: Tranny Talk
Topic: Winter....potholes....and automatics. Ugh!
Replies: 50
Views: 8458

Re: Winter....potholes....and automatics. Ugh!

Winter is coming again. I can't speak about potholes, but I've had to put up with repaving of roads that didn't need it, so maybe the roads that did need it got repaved, too? Autoweek found a corpse that you might be interested in hearing about. https://www.autoweek.com/car-life/classic-cars/a413161...
by Rope-Pusher
Mon Sep 26, 2022 12:54 pm
Forum: Rants and Raves
Topic: Misc Thread VI: Return of the Threadi
Replies: 55849
Views: 2865570

Re: Misc Thread VI: Return of the Threadi

In Former Sobeit Union,.....Manufacturing is not building cars. TOYOTA ENDS PRODUCTION IN RUSSIA AutoLine Daily And back to Russia for a moment, Toyota announced it is ending production in the country because it can’t get the parts and materials it needs to keep the lines running. The automaker sus...
by Rope-Pusher
Sun Sep 25, 2022 11:55 am
Forum: Rants and Raves
Topic: Seams Tummy Eye Dew Recall.....
Replies: 150
Views: 47524

Re: Seams Tummy Eye Dew Recall.....

Prolly every kinda slushbox has a parking pawl, or something that similarly functions to secure the transmission output shaft from rotating when the vehicle is parked. Even gearboxes on BEVs need to keep the vehicle from rolling when parked. Back before Parking Pawls, there was often a mechanically-...
by Rope-Pusher
Thu Sep 22, 2022 12:39 pm
Forum: Rants and Raves
Topic: What are you listening to?
Replies: 1964
Views: 166085

Re: What are you listening to?

[youtube]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s86K-p089R8[/youtube]

In honor of all those Nissan 9-Speed Slushboxes that slip out of park
by Rope-Pusher
Thu Sep 22, 2022 12:32 pm
Forum: Rants and Raves
Topic: Seams Tummy Eye Dew Recall.....
Replies: 150
Views: 47524

Re: Seams Tummy Eye Dew Recall.....

Nissan Stops Sale of Automatic Z Cars - Autoweek The Nissan stop-sale on automatic-equipped Z cars won't affect manual-equipped models. The situation appears similar to the current recall on nine-speed-equipped Nissan Frontier and Nissan Titan trucks. Nissan doesn't have a solution to the automatic...
by Rope-Pusher
Tue Sep 13, 2022 12:38 pm
Forum: Rants and Raves
Topic: If ..........., You Just Might Be Drivin' an Electric
Replies: 95
Views: 15770

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

IF YOU HAVE TO PUT YOUR CAR ON A BOAT TO CHINA TO "REFILL THE TANK",...... CHINA HAS MORE EV CHARGERS THAN ANYONE ELSE - Autoline Daily And one thing all EVs need is a place to charge and China has more places to plug in than any other country. Through the first 8 months of the year, it’s...
by Rope-Pusher
Wed Sep 07, 2022 12:46 pm
Forum: Tranny Talk
Topic: Buying guide actually updated to 2021
Replies: 43
Views: 6146

Re: Buying guide actually updated to 2021

Cumming at a Stealership Near Hugh! https://toyota-cms-media.s3.amazonaws.com/wp-content/uploads/2022/09/2023_Supra_A91_MT_MatteWhite_072_H-1500x900.jpg TOYOTA SUPRA GETS 6-SPEED MANUAL - Autoline Daily Toyota is doing its part to #savethemanuals. It added a 6-speed manual transmission option on th...
by Rope-Pusher
Fri Sep 02, 2022 12:33 pm
Forum: Rants and Raves
Topic: Misc Thread VI: Return of the Threadi
Replies: 55849
Views: 2865570

Re: Misc Thread VI: Return of the Threadi

1898 UK TRAIN TUNNEL NOW AERO TESTING MARVEL - Autoline Daily Here’s an intriguing story. Buried out in the English countryside is a tunnel. They call it the Catesby Tunnel, and it’s owned by ARP, or Aero Research Partners. It’s a wind tunnel, but this tunnel is 1.7 miles long. And it turns aerodyn...
by Rope-Pusher
Fri Sep 02, 2022 8:35 am
Forum: Rants and Raves
Topic: Misc Thread VI: Return of the Threadi
Replies: 55849
Views: 2865570

Re: Misc Thread VI: Return of the Threadi

How The Koenigsegg CC850’s 9-Speed Automatic Also Works As A 6-Speed Manual https://static1.hotcarsimages.com/wordpress/wp-content/uploads/2022/08/B16DE3F2-090D-49B4-97D8-6AEF12B1B4B9.jpeg?q=50&fit=contain&w=750&h=375&dpr=1.5 It simulates the sensations of Amish driving. What's next...
by Rope-Pusher
Sun Aug 28, 2022 8:58 am
Forum: Rants and Raves
Topic: Misc Thread VI: Return of the Threadi
Replies: 55849
Views: 2865570

Re: Misc Thread VI: Return of the Threadi

It's the Ent of the Whirled! https://cdnmetv.metv.com/vXDqJ-1623678907-3600-blog-Addams%20Family%20expands.jpg https://thumbs.dreamstime.com/b/ent-keeper-forest-18315254.jpg https://encrypted-tbn0.gstatic.com/images?q=tbn:ANd9GcSBV_6QnzhZnxhZq06EO8ikxCjiXp5RZzdVug&usqp=CAU After several weeks o...
by Rope-Pusher
Thu Aug 25, 2022 5:18 pm
Forum: Rants and Raves
Topic: Misc Thread VI: Return of the Threadi
Replies: 55849
Views: 2865570

Re: Misc Thread VI: Return of the Threadi

IMBoring25 wrote: Thu Aug 25, 2022 5:10 pm It's a four-door "classic" Beetle with a Continental kit and a generic '30s nose.
No Wey!
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https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ora_Punk_Cat
by Rope-Pusher
Thu Aug 25, 2022 12:59 pm
Forum: Rants and Raves
Topic: Misc Thread VI: Return of the Threadi
Replies: 55849
Views: 2865570

Re: Misc Thread VI: Return of the Threadi

Ruh-Roh Rastro? No, Ruh-Roh Retro! https://carnewschina.com/wp-content/uploads/2022/08/wey-yuanmeng-off-2-800x504.jpg WEY PHEV GOES FULL PT RETRO - Autoline Daily The newest PHEV from China sure looks like it took its inspiration from Chrysler’s PT Cruiser, with maybe a bit of the coffin-nosed Cord...
by Rope-Pusher
Thu Aug 25, 2022 12:23 pm
Forum: Rants and Raves
Topic: If ..........., You Just Might Be Drivin' an Electric
Replies: 95
Views: 15770

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

IF YOU CAN'T DRIVE YOUR CAR BECAUSE IT HASN'T RAINED LATELY,......... Tesla, Nio suspend EV charging services as China power cuts bite Tesla turned off or restricted services at more than a dozen super-charging stations in two cities, leaving just two still in operation and only during the night as...
by Rope-Pusher
Wed Aug 24, 2022 12:12 pm
Forum: Rants and Raves
Topic: Misc Thread VI: Return of the Threadi
Replies: 55849
Views: 2865570

Re: Misc Thread VI: Return of the Threadi

meh. not impressed with most of these newer designs, especially the EV ones. :| Looks?....Schmooks! When you're sitting in the vehicle, you can't even tell what it looks like, or even if summon stole your hubcaps and license plate. I heard that if you blindfold the driver, even the Potniac Aztek wi...