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Old 03-28-2011, 10:33 AM   #921 (permalink)
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I wonder if that got him thinking? Nah!
Cattleheads like that don't think.

YKYAEM when you have 120 tufts of yarn taped to your car to test your latest aeromod, and the wife is balking at driving with you to get the video shot, and your fourteen year old son offers to drive instead... and for a brief moment you consider the possibility.

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Old 03-31-2011, 10:10 PM   #922 (permalink)
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You know you're an ecomodder when you have to give "special operating instructions" when lending your car to someone else.

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By the way, "special instructions" are also what Click and Clack the Tappet Brothers say determine whether or not your car has achieved "junker" status.
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Old 03-31-2011, 10:35 PM   #923 (permalink)
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Ykyaem when the delivery people ask about who's car is that in the parking lot? Now the regular ones ask how my last few tanks have been
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Old 04-01-2011, 10:26 AM   #924 (permalink)
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Cattleheads like that don't think.

YKYAEM when you have 120 tufts of yarn taped to your car to test your latest aeromod, and the wife is balking at driving with you to get the video shot, and your fourteen year old son offers to drive instead... and for a brief moment you consider the possibility.
I think you are very brave...



...letting your wife drive.
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Old 04-01-2011, 12:29 PM   #925 (permalink)
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I think you are very brave...



...letting your wife drive.
it's easy in my case, my girlfriend is scared to drive my Jeep
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Old 04-01-2011, 02:30 PM   #926 (permalink)
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You know you're an ecomodder when you have to give special operating "instructions" when lending your car to someone else.
Ever since my car acquired "special operating instructions" no-one wants to drive it.
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Old 04-01-2011, 03:10 PM   #927 (permalink)
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Same here, really. It's possible that's a blessing in disguise!
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Old 04-01-2011, 09:14 PM   #928 (permalink)
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YKYAEM when...
... Someone asks: "What are all those aeromods for when you're always driving so slow?"
LOL that is actually a good question
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When at a stop light you get asked "what does that thing on the car do?"
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YKYAEM when...
... Someone asks: "What are all those aeromods for when you're always driving so slow?"
LOL that is actually a good question
The answer is also a question: If aerodrag doesn't play much of a role at city speeds, then why can't you pedal your bike at that speed for long?

A car may have better Cd than a cyclist, but its FA is oh! so much larger.

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