Here’s what I know if DACA ends: that America let hate, fear-mongering, lies, innuendo, and bigotry win. And there is not now nor will there ever be an excuse for such a total and utter failure of society and civilization. The blame falls on all of us — we let things get this far through our collective inaction, our… Read more
My vote would be for an earlier Hummer. While the H2 went on sale in the early ‘aughts and not the ‘90s, it, too, was a harbinger of things to come. It was bro, before there were really “bros.” It was one of the first gas guzzlers in a long line of gas guzzlers, and it definitely embodies the ‘EXXXTREME’ attitude of a… Read more
I’ve got bluetooth in my ‘85 RX7 GSL with the factory equalizer. The workshop manual describes the bus system that goes between tuner, tape deck, and eq. I used that information to create a serial DIN patch cable that contains a 1/8" jack connector, and from there I hooked up a cheap bluetooth car module. Now I can… Read more
replacing everything was catching up on about a decade and a half of deferred maintenance. I know my ZJ will run, I know it’s safe, because I basically built it.
FL is where you have the terrible combo of old retirees and young people growing up in a place catering to old retirees and little else (“why should I fund schools? I don’t have kids anymore!” is common there) beyond tourism concerns (my hometown hosted Girls Gone Wild spring break movies for years). Also the south is… Read more
I take issue with the usage of “mentally disabled”. I have Asperger’s and poor social skills, but I sure-as-shit could out visually-systematically-spatialize anything more completely than an overwhelming majority of humans. I’m not mentally disabled because I don’t give a shit about other people in public/small talk.… Read more
It all depends on what they knew, when, and what can be proven. Without a paper trail, Bosch could easily make the case that they developed this software for VW under the assumption it would be used for “test purposes only”, and it was VW’s decision to use it for something other than its intended purpose.