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Old 02-18-2016, 02:42 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Is this anyone on here? I saw a picture on here the other day, but it might have been an old thread. I looked through recent pictures and did not see anything.

Way down in the comments, we are briefly mentioned. There was also a fair discussion on needing to turn off the AC to accelerate that entertained me.

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Old 02-18-2016, 09:02 AM   #2 (permalink)
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That's exactly how I feel in my Insight when I'm trying not to use assist!
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Old 02-19-2016, 01:24 AM   #3 (permalink)
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Hahahhaha I kinda feel that way in my Echo. I feel that its sorry, beat up look makes the statement on its own. But my truck...I am speed limited to 60mph, so I have toyed with the idea of having a magnetic call out saying "vehicle speed limited to 60mph" that I can put on the trailer. The abuse is far worse in a truck than a crapmobile.
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Jehu Garcia's Electric Samba

My E-Life Now !: Jehu Garcia, his Samba Bus and his Chargers

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Old 03-02-2016, 07:49 PM   #5 (permalink)
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I have an '83 VW Quantum diesel wagon which accelerates like a lawn mower tractor across intersections from a stop.
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0-40mph IN 3 DAYS!!!
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Old 03-06-2016, 02:06 AM   #6 (permalink)
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I have an '83 VW Quantum diesel wagon
Is it turbocharged at least? The naturally-aspirated ones that I used to see in the summer were really slow with just 50hp
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Old 03-06-2016, 10:07 AM   #7 (permalink)
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I had a 1960 beetle, 36hp. It decelerated up hills. You could literally put a brick on the gas pedal when driving on the freeway.
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What about that Argentinian Ford Falcon with a Honda CG 125 engine?
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Old 03-09-2016, 06:24 PM   #10 (permalink)
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Jehu Garcia's Electric Samba
Pass Me If You Can may be a passive-aggressive taunt.
Never underestimate the power of an electric vehicle haha...love seeing cars that are beat up on the outside but tear up the roads! Not sure if it's the case here but regardless

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