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Old 09-27-2015, 03:05 PM   #1981 (permalink)
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YNYAEM if you're driving a Porsche 914 on a racing game, and you instinctively put the
pop-up headlights down! And stare at the back of the same car thinking, "that needs the roofline changed to a fastback!"
Game mechanics should take this into account!

Also, making your car more aerodynamic should make your game console or PC use less energy

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Old 09-27-2015, 03:29 PM   #1982 (permalink)
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- Your low fuel light comes on past 500 miles
I'm happy when it goes on @ or past 200 miles


YKYAEM when the dealer adjusts your tyre pressure WAY DOWN during servicing

Down to the manufacturer recommended 2.2 bar / 32 psi, coming from 2.8 bar / 41 psi
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Old 09-29-2015, 07:02 PM   #1984 (permalink)
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When I drilled the rims for the moon discs and had the beads reseated, the guy asked what psi I wanted back in them, and I said 60

He just stood there looking blankly, so I finally said "whatever the highest you're allowed, I'll take it from there". Turned out to be 45 psi
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Old 09-30-2015, 02:19 AM   #1985 (permalink)
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YKYAEM when the dealer adjusts your tyre pressure WAY DOWN during servicing

Down to the manufacturer recommended 2.2 bar / 32 psi, coming from 2.8 bar / 41 psi
TKYAEM when they don't!
My dealer set my tires to 3.0 bar 'because I like it that way'. With a big smile.
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Old 09-30-2015, 10:01 AM   #1986 (permalink)
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When I drilled the rims for the moon discs and had the beads reseated, the guy asked what psi I wanted back in them, and I said 60

He just stood there looking blankly, so I finally said "whatever the highest you're allowed, I'll take it from there". Turned out to be 45 psi
That's easy. Ask for 45, then come back and ask for 15.
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when looking for a new car and the dealer tries to pitch 40 MPG as "high" and you correct with "thats the lowest EPA I am willing to consider, and that assumes it has a plug in option......."

when at the same dealer I mention I hypermile and the sales guy goes, "theirs a car out there like yours, just with some odd things on the front and back, I hear he gets great mileage". I had fun telling him that hes looking at "that odd car".

when on a test drive of a car i have never driven before I can score 96% break regen (counting my hard stops to test stopping distance).
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when trading in the AeroTix for Max and the dealer wants to keep the pizza pans as he thinks it looks cool!

when getting a new car you cant justify getting the plug in version as you can hyper mile the hybrid so well that the cost savings is less than $50 a year

when I get the hybrid C-Max and challenge my brother and his volt to a MPG competition!
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Old 10-10-2015, 06:50 PM   #1989 (permalink)
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Very cool on the pizza pans!

Also, congrats on the new ride. Fun, fun.
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Old 10-18-2015, 04:27 PM   #1990 (permalink)
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YKYAEM when you see these ornaments and immediately notice the one shaped like a teardrop.

And then you start thinking of how to modify it to fit on your car to make something more streamlined.


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