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Old 08-13-2019, 11:27 AM   #51 (permalink)
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I probably watched the same one last week. RCR?

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Old 08-13-2019, 02:07 PM   #52 (permalink)
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"Regular Cars". And I don't even like his reviews. :/
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Old 08-14-2019, 01:17 AM   #53 (permalink)
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Old 08-14-2019, 02:28 AM   #54 (permalink)
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The guy latches on to something he personally doesn't like and labors labors labors oh yes he labors the point. Did I mention he labors the point? And it doesn't even need to have any basis in fact. So I don't know REALLY what the car is about.

Here he "reviews" a car that clearly has mechanical issues (overheat and a Bosch EFI that runs crappy?) as if they are all like that. Is it really made from extra thin gauge metal or is that yet another embellishment? Is it really a handful or is he simply not used to lightweight, rear-engine cars? Is a slippery bin really so bad? Can you not put a piece of that tacky shelf-liner in it to keep things put? Who gives a flying hoot if the door hinges don't have detents? Are three lugnuts/wheel not enough? Who cares about options? Isn't that what J.C. Whitney is for?
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Old 09-02-2019, 07:07 AM   #55 (permalink)
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RCR "reviews" the VW XL-1. I bring it up because I do like the footage of the car I've never seen before, especially seeing it move. Other than that, I should have watched it on "mute".
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Old 09-02-2019, 09:50 AM   #56 (permalink)
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I'm reluctant to watch it.... that guy does not grok high-efficiency design philosophy.



Everything he reviews seems to be measured against typical gearhead metrics.

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