SVJim
svjim
Jul 28
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Solid bed liner always whispers “hidden rust” to me. If I had a small business that needed a run-around pickup, I might give it a shot for $5k.  But otherwise it’s a 150k+ mile crack pipe risk. 

Jul 20
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May I bitch/moan about not enough pedals?

Jul 20
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Low beltline, airy greenhouse, balanced proportions. BMW could signal a return to elegant rationality in design. Not everything needs to be a crossover, SUV, off-roader for the pavement.

Jul 7
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As instructed, I licked. I got raspberry.

Jul 6
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I kept imagining Hobbo chiming in “Argie-bargie.”.  Sloppy but welcome to see nonetheless.

Jun 29
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That contemplates paying Concorde level stratospheric prices for NY -> LA, plus the chance to lose the Covid-19 lottery.

Jun 29
4

As in, “lose a little on each flight but make it up in volume?” 

Jun 29
11

1st Gear: Companies, Stock Market, Government, Stupid People, All Adopt Magical Thinking Read more

Jun 25
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In other news, Republican Senator thinks the President has learned his lesson, even though the Senate ignored his misbehavior

Jun 24
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The Rocket is very much a cruiser, not a track bike. So it’s an apples and oranges comparison.

Jun 24
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This excessive exercise in heritage-mining could only make sense if they found someone as awesome as T.E. Lawrence to kill himself on one.

Jun 23
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To be fair, facts get in the way of comfortably affirming ignorant assumptions.  So there’s that.

Jun 18
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I came to make some helpful suggestions, including an open-invitation wrench-in. Read more

Jun 18
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Buy the cleanest Toyota Corolla you can find. It will out-perform your refrigerator for reliability (if you take any care of it.) and it will be easy to park in Hipsterland Brooklyn, (sorry. my late onset Boomer derision slipped in there)

Jun 16
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I remember the Car & Driver issue with this on the cover. My 8th grade reaction: “What the fuck is that??”

Jun 11
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After reading the head, I was gonna come here and ask “How could anybody - especially an OEM whose been making trannies for longer than I’ve been alive (I’m kinda old) fuck up a MANUAL TRANSMISSION? I read further and now understand it’s the classic bean-counter “it’d be cheaper to do it this way” fuck up. Read more