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Old 12-10-2020, 10:18 AM   #3701 (permalink)
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Old 01-01-2021, 08:10 AM   #3702 (permalink)
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Old 01-01-2021, 12:33 PM   #3703 (permalink)
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That clickbait reads like chewing on tinfoil. My amygdala compels me to go ALL CAPS: THE SOLAR PANELS C H A R G E THE FRICKING BATTERIES!1!!

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I can't even. It must be an attempt at humour. It must be. No one can really be that stupid can they?

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Old 01-04-2021, 12:24 AM   #3704 (permalink)
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One of my all-time favorites. Aerodynamic for it's day.

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Old 01-10-2021, 03:54 AM   #3705 (permalink)
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The heck with the Cd, these cars are beautiful, all different years.

Alfa Romeo Disco Volante Rec. 1954
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Old 01-12-2021, 12:01 PM   #3706 (permalink)
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Driverless lorry allowed on public Swedish roads
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So, if a human isn't on board, is it still considered transportation?

It would fall under "shipping", right?

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What's up with the roof?

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And no box cavity either?

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Rear Spoiler Pick Up Truck
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Roof Wing
http://ecomodder.com/forum/showthrea...1-a-19525.html

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Typical mis-use of Thee Holy Template?
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Typical mis-use of Thee Holy Template?
Roof, concave lip with flanking fences.

Turbulent air trapped will act like a rear spoiler but on the front upper edge, right?

Boundary layer of roof is similar to a pickup truck bed, no cover and tailgate up.

https://mechanixillustrated.technica...-aerodynamics/
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In India it would be a passenger restraint.

No wheels, but here's this:

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