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Thomas Donohue
tomonomics
Dec 18
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Also comes in handy when talking to your insurance carrier. ‘Driver Education’ sounds like something fairly harmless, unlike “we raced around Watkins Glen for three days”.

Dec 8
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Take that extra seat, and swap it for another wheel. Then you’d have a low rent version of this:

Nov 27
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Hydroelectric isn’t considered renewable? Isn’t the rain cycle just as renewable as (and generated by) sun? I realize you don’t always get a lot of rain in CA, but in general I thought hydro was classified a renewable energy source. Read more

Nov 26
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The FXX program only entitles new FXX owners to one year of ‘included’ track day costs. After that, they have to foot the bill. Not sure how profitable it is, but I doubt they lose any money.

Nov 25
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Porsche loves variants, so you’ll very much appreciate the forthcoming wingless 992 GT3 Touring, which will also be available next year.

Nov 23
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Do the brake lights illuminate when hill-hold is active?  If so, they would be on even if the pedal was no longer depressed.  I can’t seem to find clarification on the Porsche site.

Nov 12
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If a truck like this is intended to go on road trips of any kind or off-roading, something like this is pretty much essential. If Rivian is smart, they’ll work deals with gas stations to have a supply of charged battery packs and some kind of battery swap/rental system so people could swap packs as they drive on Read more

Nov 2
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+1 for the Timex-Sinclair 1000. Used my portable cassette player for storage. Learned BASIC and played a crude version of Frogger on it.

Nov 2
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Bummer that they don’t bring back the ‘mail slot’ sunroof of the 911 SC to make it fit the Cayman.  I went full-open with the Boxster.

Oct 30
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Agreed. You can find similar examples with less miles for the same price or even lower. Also, this has already had at least three owners - the carfax is from Sept 2019 - this guy may have been the fourth. Read more

Oct 29
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Can’t he get someone to hold a camera and film him properly?  I’m dizzy from selfie-stick -cam.

Oct 26
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Ditto. So many of these high bandwidth devices (4K video, gaming, etc) don’t have ethernet.  I get that they are trying to reduce cost/size, but this thing has an optical audio port......why not ethernet???  

Oct 26
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I had the same exact car, 8V GTI Wolfsburg Edition. It was stolen and never recovered. Though they did recover the dead body of a neighbor of mine in a stolen car a few weeks later, allegedly involved in a scheme to steal cars and ship them to South America. No proof or resolution, but that’s probably what happened to Read more