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Old 09-21-2009, 12:07 AM   #291 (permalink)
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You are driving down the highway, scan your gauges, and notice your oil pressure is at zero.
You have a moment of absolute terror that the engine on the truck which provides about 70% of your income may freeze up any second.
You try to remember when the last time you checked the oil level was, what part would be most likely to fail that could drain all the oil at once.

And then a wave of relief passes over you as realize you have been EOC, and watch the needle climb again after you re-engage the clutch.

You feel pretty dumb, but also YKYAEM

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A few months ago I returned home just as my neighbor pulled into his driveway. It was cold (around freezing) with some rain and sleet, and he yells to me: You rode your bike? In this weather?!?

So the other day we both returned home at the same time again, only now the weather is warm, sunny, with no wind. And I yell to him: You took the car? In this weather?!?
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Old 09-22-2009, 12:01 AM   #292 (permalink)
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Ha ha! Saw it coming a mile away, but still enjoyed every second of it. Well done, Mr. Aziza!
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Old 09-22-2009, 09:42 PM   #293 (permalink)
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YKYAEM when you can spot a long, obscure Ecomodder joke "coming a mile away"...
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Old 09-24-2009, 01:32 AM   #294 (permalink)
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I saw that one coming!
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Old 09-27-2009, 12:28 AM   #295 (permalink)
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if...

(2.65*4)-((2.65*.03)*4)

is the length of your ea82 engine resonator...the hollowed glasspack.


if...
your oil change has 3 different ingredients mixed in exact chemistry for the metallurgy of your engine...

if..
beyond half throttle is too much on a 10% grade...
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Old 09-27-2009, 10:54 AM   #296 (permalink)
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You know you are an ecomodder when you tell the gas station attendant that his pump is reading wrong.
It is giving you 1/3 more gasoline than what you paid for.


( You see ... if I were just cheap, I'd not tell the guy.

It takes an ecomodder to notice little things like that )
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Old 09-27-2009, 12:57 PM   #297 (permalink)
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beyond half throttle is too much on a 10% grade...
If you realize that much throttle would make you jump the crest of the 10% grade, and thus...

140 hp is way too much power for a car

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Old 09-27-2009, 04:41 PM   #298 (permalink)
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HAHAHA! I've done that!

You know you're an ecomodder if...
...you smile and wave at bicycle and scooter riders.
...you know how to convert a Geo Metro into an EV by transplanting forklift components...just from reading an online thread.
Yeah that happened to be just last night! I am new here and have been practicing my EOC at night. Just as I'm starting to get the hang of it and not be so fearful of it (' got some big mountains near me!) I started to EOC- cruise about a quarter mile to a stop sign and some car in front of me had to hit the brakes to turn left- Man, that just messed up my gas-free coast!

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Old 09-27-2009, 04:48 PM   #299 (permalink)
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You know you're an ecomodder if have you drive in EOC so much the alternator can not keep your battery charged!
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Old 09-28-2009, 12:00 AM   #300 (permalink)
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Hey that's just the cover I need for my new 2009 Remastered Beatles CD!

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