I thought "detonating a round" meant you squatted on the stove and you know--
“F the police, but who’s stopping you from killing me?” (Chuck D)
Checked LinkedIn. You handsome bastard.
Nah, I detonated a round on my stove-top (don’t ask), and that motherfucker wasn’t anywhere near 400F.
Please remove “Dr. Science” from your name.
It’s holding 133F - unless we’re talking creep (unlikely at 133F) you’re never going to reach any material melting points. And you’re certainly not shocking anything. It’s not like the car is going from 133F to -50F repeatedly.
You mean, is it ok for cars to sit in the sun every day during the summer?
I got to sit handcuffed for an hour in the back of a cop car while a cop unsuccessfully searched my car, against my will, for drugs. He intentionally moved the vehicle so that the back window was facing the sun and turned off the climate control in Houston Texas in the hottest part of the summer. he kept telling me… Read more
Does Minneapolis P. D. use Fords?
You’d have to hit 400 degrees Fahrenheit for it to start cooking off rounds.
Luckily there is no possible way for this feature to be abused.
I’d rather throw money away trying to save lives rather than take them.
my jeep is literally the color of orange traffic cones and people do not see me and cut me off all the time. this kind of testing hints at the future and that this may be the last of the real jeeps.
We should also keep in mind that the JL weighs between 4,000 and 4,500 lbs. depending on configuration. That mass is a much bigger factor in occupant safety for most real world collisions than is shown in static tests. Read more
The only safety features a Jeep needs in europe is a wire cutter and a .50 cal
FCA engineer: Why would we include safety tech? These will not be used on the road.... they will be “angry headlight accessories” to be backing over shopping carts and shrubbery in the minimall off the I40.