jrcraft79
100 Slices of American Cheese
jrcraft79
Mar 8
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Nebraska and Iowa. Two states that are so boring I would have never imagined a Jalopnik hit piece being authored about them. I spent seven years of my life in both states for school, never noticed anyone being particularly scary or mean. “Iowa Nice” is still a thing, I guess. Read more

Mar 8
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I am glad the billionaire who booked her passage did so, she will get to do something that very few people in Earth’s history have ever had a chance to do—viewing the Earth from orbit. Godspeed and good luck. Read more

Mar 5
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This car was the Chevy Volt of sports cars. It had a lot of potential and the concept car made us fall in love with it, but the final product was hot garbage. The chassis finally got some good tuning in the S197 Mustang, and the Mustang would have been better with the IRS from this car. Read more

Mar 5
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They have a secondary latch. But it doesn’t always work. It’s probably something else 911 owners can hold over C8 owners in terms of either overall intelligence or build quality, but if people buying a >$59,000 vehicle can’t figure it out, that risk plus the extra expense of outfitting a sealed frunk on an (expensive) Read more

Mar 4
4

I know this is all in good fun but...unless you’re planning on waiting until June to make the trip, I would not attempt that route across North Dakota, Montana, and northern Idaho in winter in either a questionable older vehicle going out or a broke-down junker coming back. I would probably be very hesitant to do it Read more

Mar 4
2

3rd Gear: I don’t think anyone realizes how FedEx actually works. They don’t own the majority of the vehicles in theirfleet”. They use independent contractors/owners for all of the customer pickups and deliveries, as well as for the intrastate and interstate pickups and deliveries between hubs and terminals. This Read more

Feb 26
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Simple solution. Bring back the Liberty nameplate. DaimlerChrysler dealt with the issue 20 years ago that way, and simply rename the Grand Cherokee the Wagoneer. Either that or pay the tribe a percentage of the profits and they’ll drop the issue overnight. Read more

Feb 24
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This exists because people who buy this wouldn’t be caught dead in a Lincoln. Luxury brands are seen as wasteful by a large segment of the population. These people would rather spend the money on a loaded Camry or Explorer instead of a Lexus or Lincoln just because of the branding. They’re also targeting people who Read more

Feb 24
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This is truly the dumbest thing they could have come up with. They should have spent the money installing cluster boxes and parcel lockers in every neighborhood and just used standard production vans like the Sprinter, ProMaster, or Transit to complete deliveries to those boxes. Now they’re going to spend billions on Read more

Feb 23
2

Sioux City and other incidents with uncontained engine failures are always examined when designing new aircraft and components. The 777 was designed in the early ‘90s after those events and is probably the safest airliner in the air, after the 787, as far as containment of the debris and keeping it away from hydraulic Read more

Feb 22
4

Neutral: highway deaths would sharply increase. The incident with the 777 is fairly unusual since the type was introduced. No 777 passenger has lost their life in a mechanical failure and the only hull-loss accidents were missile strikes over Ukraine, deliberate crash into the Indian Ocean, and flight-crew error Read more

Feb 22
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My next-door-neighbor’s wife traded a mint Mustang 5.0 LX for one of these turds back in the day. They thought it was faster because the speedometer went to 120 MPH and the Mustang’s only went to 85 MPH.