Powerlurker
Powerlurker
May 21
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When trucks reach a certain point on the depreciation curve, someone will haul it south of the border which puts something of a price floor on the market. If you ever head southbound on I-35 you’ll see tons of clapped-out beaters towing other clapped out beaters towards Laredo.

May 20
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For Chinese migrant laborers, company dorms are actually considered an important benefit.

Apr 1
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It’s part of a bigger problem that media companies in general, and comic publishers in particular, have decided to strip mine existing IPs that have, in some cases, been around since the thirties instead of creating entirely new works to explore their new ideas. The big problem of convoluted continuities and canon Read more

Jan 23
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Yes, but the animal still needs to be trained to perform specific tasks with regards to the psychiatric issues, e.g. “Detect and interrupt an impending attack and find assistance if it incapacitates me” would fly (no pun intended) while “provides emotional support” would not.

Jan 22
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Except a service animal, per the definition used by the regulation, must be a dog, and must be trained to perform a specific task or tasks. “Provide emotional support” would not meet the standards of the second part.

Jan 10
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I thought the Regal still had one one more year. Buick still lists it on their site with a 2020 model.

Jan 10
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The incentives were huge. You could easily get that car for $10k off.

Jan 3
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Baby boomers are getting up there in age. I think it has more to do with their aged backs and aftermarket hips not wanting to have to lower themselves down to sit in a more traditional car.

Jan 3
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I mean, the RAV4 is built on the Corolla platform after all... It’s not surprising that it has a smaller footprint than the Camry.

Jan 3
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If only there were an article posted elsewhere on this site that explained the difference between European and US tow ratings.... Read more

Dec 25
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And for the nondenominational truckists you have Trucktober, Truckvember, Truckuary, and even Trarch.

Oct 30
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Bigger issue, the kind of gearheads who would be interested in one just don’t buy new cars. Maybe they say they’ll pick one up in used 5 years, but that doesn’t move the metal now.

Oct 24
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German works councils work very differently from American unions and are, in fact, illegal under US labor relations law.

Oct 14
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I, for one, shed no tears for all the Windstars with busted head gaskets that C4C put out of their misery.

Oct 2
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They didn’t get Android Auto/Apple CarPlay until the 2020 model year. That right there basically kept me from looking at anything from them when I was in the market a couple months ago.

Sep 25
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For both fresh and set in grease stains, I’ve found that pretreating with liquid dish soap works well.

For both fresh and set in grease stains, I’ve found that pretreating with liquid dish soap works well.

Sep 13
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The TourX has a twin-clutch, toque-vectoring AWD setup that can direct 100% of torque to a single wheel if necessary. It’s pretty solid and capable.