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by Rope-Pusher
Fri Dec 06, 2019 11:18 pm
Forum: Rants and Raves
Topic: Honest Engines
Replies: 225
Views: 40282

Re: Honest Engines

Hey Noob5,000,000! The guest on Autoweek After Hours says he's got a handle on what has been the big problem with rotary engines - the compression leaks past the spark plug and effectively you lose half the pressure....and also that's unburned fuel-air misture, not just air, so emissions and fuel s...
by Rope-Pusher
Sun Dec 01, 2019 3:47 pm
Forum: The Photo and Video Gallery
Topic: Random Videos
Replies: 1473
Views: 112416

Re: Random Videos

[youtube]https://autoweek.com/article/wait-theres-more/service-station-weird-explainer-service-stations[/youtube] Mie hou things have changed! Who was running the convenience store while the attendant was out there pumping gas and servicing the cars? So now your car notifies you when it needs the oi...
by Rope-Pusher
Mon Nov 25, 2019 9:17 pm
Forum: Manual Driving Tips
Topic: Upshifting Technique Question
Replies: 16
Views: 2892

Re: Upshifting Technique Question

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A bank or a credit union will often float you a loan for your engagement.
by Rope-Pusher
Fri Nov 22, 2019 11:54 am
Forum: Tranny Talk
Topic: Manuals you'll miss in 2019...
Replies: 58
Views: 6431

Re: Manuals you'll miss in 2019...

...Unless you're Canadian! https://s3-prod-canada.autonews.com/s3fs-public/styles/width_792/public/SENTRA-MAIN_i.jpg Nissan retools Sentra for a new generation, gives Canada a manual transmission https://canada.autonews.com/automakers/nissan-retools-sentra-new-generation-gives-canada-manual-transmis...
by Rope-Pusher
Tue Nov 19, 2019 2:19 pm
Forum: Rants and Raves
Topic: Misc Thread VI: Return of the Threadi
Replies: 55409
Views: 1645466

Re: Misc Thread VI: Return of the Threadi

FCA to Offer New "Peace-f-Mind" feature in Pacifica Minivans FCA announced today that starting in 2021, Chrysler Pacifica owners will never again have to listen to their kids whine "He's Touching Me!" A sensor detects if a hand passes through the centerline of the vehicle and sets off an airbag to ...
by Rope-Pusher
Tue Nov 19, 2019 2:13 pm
Forum: The Photo and Video Gallery
Topic: Hairy chests
Replies: 4
Views: 224

Re: Hairy chests

Yeah, cow man is serious, too! That's his mom glued to the sides of the chest in the picture.
by Rope-Pusher
Mon Nov 18, 2019 9:13 pm
Forum: The Photo and Video Gallery
Topic: Hairy chests
Replies: 4
Views: 224

Re: Hairy chests

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by Rope-Pusher
Mon Nov 11, 2019 2:12 pm
Forum: Rants and Raves
Topic: Misc Thread VI: Return of the Threadi
Replies: 55409
Views: 1645466

Re: Misc Thread VI: Return of the Threadi

HAPPY VETERANS DAY! Today the greater Detroit area is experiencing its first significant snowfall of the season. Glad I checked out my snowblower this weekend - right after I mowed the lawn and leaves! Temperatures are going down thru the day, so I'll either be shoveling or using the blower when I ...
by Rope-Pusher
Fri Nov 08, 2019 9:27 pm
Forum: Tranny Talk
Topic: Electric cars now outsell manual transmission cars
Replies: 14
Views: 550

Re: Electric cars now outsell manual transmission cars

Tampons probably outsell condoms, and, like slushboxes, they may be a necessity for a large share of the population, but I know which I would rather use.
by Rope-Pusher
Mon Nov 04, 2019 2:05 pm
Forum: Tranny Talk
Topic: Manuals you'll miss in 2019...
Replies: 58
Views: 6431

Re: Manuals you'll miss in 2019...

It's Mary Ann vs Ginger All Over Again in the Comments Section.

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by Rope-Pusher
Thu Oct 31, 2019 12:41 pm
Forum: Tranny Talk
Topic: Manuals you'll miss in 2019...
Replies: 58
Views: 6431

Re: Manuals you'll miss in 2019...

Manuals You May Enjoy Once More in 2020.... YOUR STICK-SHIFT 2020 PORSCHE 911 IS AVAILABLE TO ORDER (WITH A COUPLE CAVEATS) Porsche kept its promise to offer a manual 911, but the cars won't be delivered before spring 2020 https://autoweek.com/article/car-news/your-stick-shift-2020-porsche-911-avai...
by Rope-Pusher
Wed Oct 30, 2019 8:39 pm
Forum: Rants and Raves
Topic: If ..........., You Just Might Be Drivin' an Electric
Replies: 39
Views: 2577

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

...driving a new VW in Canada in 2021,...... “The eGolf will be replaced by the “ID. Family” of all-electric cars based upon the MEB platform,” Tetzlaff said. “The first ID. car in Canada will be the production version of the ID. Crozz concept, which will arrive early in 2021.” ...or you may be dri...
by Rope-Pusher
Mon Oct 28, 2019 8:23 pm
Forum: Rants and Raves
Topic: Autonomous cruise control
Replies: 84
Views: 21458

Re: Autonomous cruise control

So What's It To You, Mac? https://zdnet2.cbsistatic.com/hub/i/r/2018/11/05/ec37d5d6-15b6-42ac-b2f8-d1454898c7dc/resize/770xauto/f4cdcd2ec5412249c234cb5ed2bcb421/apple-mac-mini-2018-5.jpg Apple co-founder: ‘I've really given up' on Level 5'. “I don’t even know if that will happen in my lifetime.” Wh...
by Rope-Pusher
Fri Oct 25, 2019 8:43 pm
Forum: Rants and Raves
Topic: If ..........., You Just Might Be Drivin' an Electric
Replies: 39
Views: 2577

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

If a $3,000.00 Subsidy for purchasing a new vehicle to replace your 8 year old faithful steed is what you've been waiting for, ..... https://pbs.twimg.com/media/DI73ts1VwAAM6fI.jpg We did mention that your former faithful steed will be crushed, didn't we? (If I were King, I'd find a more cost-effec...