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Old 01-01-2010, 11:00 AM   #11 (permalink)
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You couldn't put 100% throttle if you needed to.
We're ecomodders. We don' need no stinkin' 100% throttle.

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Old 01-01-2010, 03:18 PM   #12 (permalink)
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couldn't you just, umm... like, I mean, put a small doggy chew toy under the... ummm... tall skinny pedal? That way it would squeak when you went too fast, also.
You know they only squeak if you press the pedal "ricer fast", right?
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Years ago, I was newly divorced, the old lady got the car and broke. I sold my motorcycle and picked up a two year old 78 Buick Century cheap and a part time second job. It had a 350 cid with an aftermarket four barrel carb with mechanical linkage for the secondaries. I found a universal throttle spring in the parts store, attached it to the lift ring on the front of the motor and attached it to the secondary linkage so it would just add some resistance when the secondaries started to move. I didn't keep track of the actual MPG's but my normal weekly fill ups were almost a quarter of a tank less due to my feeling that extra "weight" in the pedal.
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Years ago, I was newly divorced, the old lady got the car and broke. I sold my motorcycle and picked up a two year old 78 Buick Century cheap and a part time second job. It had a 350 cid with an aftermarket four barrel carb with mechanical linkage for the secondaries. I found a universal throttle spring in the parts store, attached it to the lift ring on the front of the motor and attached it to the secondary linkage so it would just add some resistance when the secondaries started to move. I didn't keep track of the actual MPG's but my normal weekly fill ups were almost a quarter of a tank less due to my feeling that extra "weight" in the pedal.
The problem here is that these are related solely to psychological effects... it relies solely on the thought that the person operating the vehicle won't manufacture a reason to need to defeat it by further pressing the pedal.

It won't work for everyone for that reason.
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I doubt if anyone other than the govt is going to put a detent spring in your car. So...if you install one yourself...you've demonstrated the INTENTION of saving gas?

I'd really like to be driving a fast car and not worry about wasting fuel...but being cheap and looking a bit into the future...I'm adjusting.

I like the G forces as much as anyone...but it eventually seems pointless to see how fast you can get from A to B...when there is no real reason for it....except for the RAT RACE.

My advice? Quit racing with the rats...you just ain't gonna win.
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the government does put spring like devices in cars. that's how they read our minds and control us through brain waves.

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the government does put spring like devices in cars. that's how they read our minds and control us through brain waves.

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Shiny side in to reflect brain waves back into the hat otherwise your cap may work as an aerial and make it easier to detect your brain waves. Also aluminum is not near as effective as a true tin foil hat, which comes in a second to a lead/antimony hat. Trouble with the lead hats is that they are very heavy and and people tend to quit wearing them after a short time.


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I have used 100% on two occasions to get myself out of the way of someone pulling out without looking.
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Be very careful and DO NOT put the shiny side IN!

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I would not defeat WOT on my car, or carry an unloaded gun. Both can get you killed and that isn't a psychological effect.
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Be very careful and DO NOT put the shiny side IN!

This side effectively reflects brain waves...and with your powerful brain...your head could easily overheat. Shiny side out ONLY! This reflects influences from without...so the govt _cannot_ control you.

This is known to all of my species...from taking the brain waves 101 class....required before we are assigned to a planet.

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