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Old 05-11-2018, 05:02 PM   #2211 (permalink)
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Old 05-11-2018, 05:34 PM   #2212 (permalink)
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YKYAEM when you would still buy a fuel-efficient car or build one if you won the lottery
I can identify with this, but have to admit I'd probably buy a helicopter and start ecomodding it. Who grill blocks a chopper anyhow?
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Steam filled blimp encasing a hot hydrogen dirigible body. Probably outfitted like the Aeromodeler 2? "Fly around the world with a tin of biscuits and a sack of oranges." Just with batteries instead of hydrogen.


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Old 05-13-2018, 11:09 AM   #2214 (permalink)
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YKYAEM when you're considering having a set of winter coil springs and another (lower, better aero, firmer) set for the other 3 seasons. Which of course means 2 spring swaps a year.

Because snuds. Busting up my air dam.
Maybe put some spring rubberblocks for that season? I suppose you also have those in stores?
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Old 05-13-2018, 12:26 PM   #2215 (permalink)
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Good idea, but I don't think I'd like that for winter time: it would stiffen the ride even more than the freezing temperatures harden up the shocks/springs/tires!
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This may have been mentioned already, but YAYAEM when you use your block heater all year! (i still have my coroplast grille blocker in). :{)

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... and immediately wonder if the company's delivery truck is unusually aerodynamic for its time.
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Because when you needed to move it down the driveway a bit, of course you didn't start the engine, you just put it in N and pushed.
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Because when you needed to move it down the driveway a bit, of course you didn't start the engine, you just put it in N and pushed.
YKYAEM when you're thinking of regrading the driveway so cars just roll out in the morning.

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