1968 Falcon - 264,600 miles and still rusting
1968falcon
10/21/19
4:15 PM
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Wrong. When people are flat broke they can’t usually be picky about where their money comes from. A person can’t just walk into any business on Earth and get a job on the spot, and when one isn’t making enough money to take time off, finding the time to do a job search can be incredibly difficult. Saying that Uber and Read more

10/21/19
3:53 PM
6

The failure of your “well if the job is so bad people should find a better one” logic is the entire reason we have laws regulating workplace standards and minimum wage in the first place. People can’t always get a better job, for many reasons, including the fact that job searches are actually really time-consuming Read more

10/21/19
12:00 PM
5

I leave my car unlocked, and the windows are usually down in summer too. I once left my headlights on by accident at a Chipotle and saw a guy reach in the window and turn the lights off. I don’t care. I’ve turned the lights off on other people’s old cars too. I once rolled the windows up on an early 60s Buick because Read more

10/20/19
4:43 PM
2

I don’t know why I’m wasting time explaining English to you, but you said “This is akin to local Historic Preservation Boards, including the one here in DC, that block rooftop solar installations despite unanimous neighborhood support.” Read more

10/20/19
4:27 PM
15

Are you sure this historic vehicle organization doesn’t already support the same guidelines in the case of a traditional engine swap? I interpret it to be them expanding their guidelines to electric cars.

10/20/19
4:24 PM
3

I support people being able to put solar panels on their roofs, but you’re being purposefully inflammatory here. The article you linked to literally says in the headline that the Historic Preservation Board is only blocking street facing solar panels, which leaves the other three sides available. It’s not even close Read more

10/18/19
12:02 PM
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It’s wild that here we are twenty years after the original iMac came out and Apple started the whole i(object) naming trend, and yet companies are still using it, and I’m still completely baffled as to why.

10/18/19
11:56 AM
67

Also worrying that you might have to replace the car because you needed to do a brake job is like thinking you need a new fridge because the ice trays are empty. I don’t know how they’re worried that cost would outweigh being upside down on another loan for the better part of a decade.

10/16/19
12:48 AM
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I think domestic cars made a jump in reliability between the mid 2000s and now, Toyota and Honda were already reliable by the 90s. I still see tons of 20-30 year old Toyotas on the road, and my own dad still drives a 22 year old 4Runner with over 250k miles on it. His neighbor across the street Drives a 1996 T100 that Read more

10/16/19
12:16 AM
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I think driving it just makes me too happy for me to even care about driving anything newer. It doesn’t matter if its nice and 60º out, or 100º or -10º, I just want to be driving an old car. I get a lot of satisfaction out of using the simplest tool for the job, which a 1960s economy sedan is close to being. At this Read more

10/15/19
11:38 PM
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Driving a manual transmission up a steep hill when you have a low range transfer case is a very different experience from trying to drive a regular car with a manual transmission up a hill. I prefer a manual transmission when off-roading because of the very direct control of speed it allows.