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  • shand's Avatar
    1 Hour Ago
    The warping thing is a bit of a red herring. All tubes will warp when welded. That's why the headtube is reamed and faced post weld. If you have...
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  • hans736's Avatar
    2 Hours Ago
    I thought about this again: does welding near the top/bottom really carry a risk of greater warping? If not then it's more a matter of convenience...
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  • Too Tall's Avatar
    16 Hours Ago
    Too Tall replied to a thread Automobiles in Reviews
    That engine is legendary. Even without Hybrid that truck is a beast. If Gen2 of that vehicle is still a good purchase, bugs-b-gone, I'm all in. ...
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  • j44ke's Avatar
    17 Hours Ago
    j44ke replied to a thread Automobiles in Reviews
    "Wow, that's a hybrid? How does it have so much power?" "We put a 3.4L Twin-Turbo V6 in it."
    6938 replies | 1251621 view(s)
  • hampco's Avatar
    17 Hours Ago
    hampco replied to a thread Hampsten Cycles in Smoked Out
    Busy week here at HampCo: Levico in Mini Cooper Kite Blue with Record (and Chorus calipers, see above) This Anno20/Mondrian thing seems to...
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  • Too Tall's Avatar
    18 Hours Ago
    Too Tall replied to a thread Automobiles in Reviews
    This is not worth the extra cost. None the less, here is how the Tundra/Hybrid works.
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  • Saab2000's Avatar
    19 Hours Ago
    Saab2000 replied to a thread Automobiles in Reviews
    I used to watch F1. Fueling strategy was definitely a thing and it wouldn’t surprise me if they knew the difference in mass of the driver at the end...
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  • j44ke's Avatar
    19 Hours Ago
    j44ke replied to a thread Automobiles in Reviews
    Right. But evidently there is a point where adding capacity by increasing battery size reduces gains in range from the added capacity. So there is a...
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  • Saab2000's Avatar
    19 Hours Ago
    Saab2000 replied to a thread Automobiles in Reviews
    On my Tesla the overwhelming majority of the power in the battery is used for propulsion. All the rest of the functions, even heating and cooling,...
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  • j44ke's Avatar
    19 Hours Ago
    Have my appointment with the auto body shop on Monday. Accident was December 27th. March 4 was the soonest I could get it repaired. Volvo dealer's...
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  • johnmdesigner's Avatar
    20 Hours Ago
    Been driving since 1975. Never had an accident. T-boned last night by a 91 year old driver. Not liking the Year of the Dragon so far...
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  • robin3mj's Avatar
    20 Hours Ago
    The new (old) car has a 6-CD changer in the trunk, with a spare cartridge. I am not planning to modernize the head unit, nor have I owned CD's in a...
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  • 72gmc's Avatar
    21 Hours Ago
    I realize this is me posting another item that isnít just music. But if you liked listening to the Police, I think youíll like listening to this. If...
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  • j44ke's Avatar
    21 Hours Ago
    j44ke replied to a thread Automobiles in Reviews
    Okay, I've done some reading. And talked to my race car driver/builder friend. So in theory, as long as you have an energy producing system, you...
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  • SlowPokePete's Avatar
    1 Day Ago
    You are definitely overestimating my level of ability lol. Anyway, a very cold Thursday and quite the deal at Butternut for Friday ($25 full day...
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  • sk_tle's Avatar
    1 Day Ago
    sk_tle replied to a thread Automobiles in Reviews
    Also, can't speak about the USA but in europe: regulations. A plugin hybrid that is used most of its time in full electric mode will individually...
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  • sk_tle's Avatar
    1 Day Ago
    sk_tle replied to a thread Automobiles in Reviews
    Because they make it for global market. It would be more work to design different cars for different countries and if you look carefully, most plugin...
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  • NYCfixie's Avatar
    1 Day Ago
    NYCfixie replied to a thread I'm shipping up to Boston in The OT
    Lived/Worked in the Brookline/Boston area 2015-2021 I have had work done at all of these shops: - Apex Velo (IMHO) is the best of what is around....
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  • NYCfixie's Avatar
    1 Day Ago
    NYCfixie replied to a thread Timepieces in Reviews
    You definitely described the design theme/ethos of those two brands. I like most Grand Seiko but they are often "pretty", even the dive watches....
    3432 replies | 816636 view(s)
  • Bobonli's Avatar
    1 Day Ago
    Bobonli replied to a thread I'm shipping up to Boston in The OT
    Winchester = Middlesex Fells, a great place to hike or mountain bike is right down the road, sort of. I don't live in Boston but visit either on...
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  • j44ke's Avatar
    1 Day Ago
    j44ke replied to a thread Automobiles in Reviews
    True enough. I am going to have to read more about self-charging systems.
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  • Saab2000's Avatar
    1 Day Ago
    Saab2000 replied to a thread Automobiles in Reviews
    If owners of plug-in hybrids arenít charging every day itís either because they are lazy and donít want to take the handful of seconds it takes to...
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  • j44ke's Avatar
    1 Day Ago
    j44ke replied to a thread Automobiles in Reviews
    That makes some sense - I mean I am sure it is true on average, but again, it puts control over the cleanliness of the electricity outside the car....
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  • TonyP's Avatar
    1 Day Ago
    TonyP replied to a thread Automobiles in Reviews
    I'm thinking that if the electric motor that drives the car could be used to charge the battery effectively the RailRoads would have incorporated...
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  • Saab2000's Avatar
    1 Day Ago
    Saab2000 replied to a thread Automobiles in Reviews
    There have been studies done that support the idea that grid scale electrical generation and charging EVs results in about half the carbon emissions...
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  • j44ke's Avatar
    1 Day Ago
    j44ke replied to a thread Automobiles in Reviews
    No I am not asking about whether it is a good idea or not. And emissions are part of my point. Why isn't the recharge built into the car? Why do you...
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  • bigbill's Avatar
    1 Day Ago
    bigbill replied to a thread irrational fear of flying in The OT
    Today was my son's first flight. He said unpinning the ejection seat was the scariest part.
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  • 72gmc's Avatar
    1 Day Ago
    72gmc replied to a thread Automobiles in Reviews
    A plug-in hybrid is what makes the most sense to my wife and I. At this point weíre waiting for more vehicles that interest us to become plug-in...
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  • Saab2000's Avatar
    1 Day Ago
    Saab2000 replied to a thread Automobiles in Reviews
    Plug-in hybrids make a ton of sense. For short trips they are effectively an electric car and guess what? Most trips are short. My friend has a Volvo...
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  • sk_tle's Avatar
    1 Day Ago
    sk_tle replied to a thread Automobiles in Reviews
    The idea is to use less carbon based energy but still have that as a backup. I do think plugin hybrids makes a lot of sense when you know the average...
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  • Too Tall's Avatar
    1 Day Ago
    Gotta love their passion and the grading was icing on the cake.
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  • 72gmc's Avatar
    1 Day Ago
    72gmc replied to a thread Automobiles in Reviews
    Toyota also has huge resources relative to a lot of car makers along with years of development in hybrid tech, including LeMans prototype race cars....
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  • dgaddis's Avatar
    1 Day Ago
    dgaddis replied to a thread Timepieces in Reviews
    Well the handset dealer reached out and said the last set of those hands he had in stock are damaged, so I'm getting a refund on those, and I ordered...
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  • j44ke's Avatar
    1 Day Ago
    j44ke replied to a thread Automobiles in Reviews
    I think that is because Toyota's plug-ins have two motors - an electric motor and a hybrid motor - while the hybrids have just the one hybrid motor....
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  • echappist's Avatar
    1 Day Ago
    echappist replied to a thread Automobiles in Reviews
    In case anyone wants to read the article in post No. 6917 above, gift link here.
    6938 replies | 1251621 view(s)
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