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Old 05-23-2011, 01:23 PM   #24 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by Piwoslaw View Post
First of all... I can spot them much sooner if they have lights.

Second, among the many dumb games teenagers like to play is driving at full speed on the highway. Against traffic. At night. Without lights. If their car has DRLs which can't be turned off, then that increases the chances of any innocent drivers that might be unlucky enough to be on that stretch of highway.
I'm with you on the first, but making it more convenient to pass under some circumstances doesn't really make me want to require equipment across the board. Your second reason is a little out there- mandating equipment to make one part of a criminal activity a little less convenient just doesn't make sense to me. If the kids like doing it without lights then they're going to do it without lights no matter what you make everyone else buy.
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Manual neutral engine off.100% @MPG <----- Fun Fact.
Manual 1:1 gear ratio .......98%
CVT belt ............................88%
Automatic .........................86%

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