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Old 08-02-2008, 08:09 PM   #11 (permalink)
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Old 08-02-2008, 08:15 PM   #12 (permalink)
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lately, i've found tom petty to be good driving music. not too fast that i inadvertently speed, but not so slow i get anxious.

some others that work for me:
CCR (thats Creedence Clearwater Revival)
pink floyd
george strait
OLD green day
slower linkin park songs
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Old 08-02-2008, 08:16 PM   #13 (permalink)
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90% of the time I listen to nothing but the engine and road noise. Otherwise I listen to the same music as SVOboy.
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Old 08-02-2008, 08:43 PM   #14 (permalink)
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Old 08-02-2008, 09:07 PM   #15 (permalink)
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I normally listen to the knock sensor through the stereo, mostly because I am strange I guess but I want to know exactly what the engine is doing.

If someone is in the car though I play normal music. Mostly a mix of bluegrass and heavy metal. Nothing drives people crazier than listening to a mix of Manowar and Flatt and Scruggs

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Old 08-03-2008, 02:01 AM   #16 (permalink)
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Normally whatever I have stored on the MP3 player. But if am doing experiments, nothing so I can hear the road and anything funky.

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Old 08-03-2008, 05:46 AM   #17 (permalink)
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I'm listening to a radio broadcasting only pop/rock songs from last 80's, when I was a teen... But since a few weeks I often find that I forget to switch on the radio when I'm alone in the car

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Old 08-03-2008, 08:12 AM   #18 (permalink)
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Old 08-03-2008, 08:15 AM   #19 (permalink)
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Me? I can concentrate pretty well, so my music dosnt affcect my driving style.
IM a music NUT. I grew up in the partridge family, but without the bus.

My short list:
Rise Against
Evans Blue
Split Lip Rayfield,
Beastie Boys,
Allice in chains,
Gym Class Heroes....

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Old 08-03-2008, 09:40 AM   #20 (permalink)
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My choices would be
Chris Isaak
Harry Connick Jr.
Maynard Ferguson
80's "hair bands"
modern rock

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