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Old 09-14-2009, 09:41 PM   #21 (permalink)
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Oh yeah, I'm watching. Been looking after her for 26 years, but the medical issues have been with us for about 15... Now I have to be careful that I don't sacrifice my own issues. I just had a second gel injection (of three) in my left knee. I'm a candidate for replacement. Yippee, huh? Falling apart too young I tell ya...
I don't get candidacy for knee replacement until I'm 40. I'm 24, and have no bursa behind my knee caps. I feel your pain. Literally. Both knees.

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Old 09-14-2009, 10:31 PM   #22 (permalink)
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Yeah. I'm only 46. I got less than 1mm of cartilage left in the joint. I've had issues for years, but, you know, I'm a guy, don't need no stinkin' doctors. But this past year has just been too much. And then I see how bad it is... Ugh... When one of the best sports orthopedics in the state says thats ugly, well... We tried all non-narcotic solutions, cortisone only lasts a shrot while, trying the gel now.
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Old 09-14-2009, 10:57 PM   #23 (permalink)
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Mike, man... I'm not understanding your acronyms. But I won't have any issue fabricating stuff... I'm a Jeep guy!!!
IMA = Integrated Motor Assist, which means the addition of a motor driving the wheels. Just like its implementation in an Insight.
HSD = Hybrid Synergy Drive. Look it up to understand how it works, but it basically integrates an eCVT into the hybrid system, just like in the Prius. MG1/2 are the motor/generators in HSD and PSD is the Power Split Device.
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Id go for a front hub motor.
Basic bolt on kits aren't too expensive, and come with everything, from the wheel to the battery pack, charger, throttle..

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