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    Hmm. I wonder if it could fit in a motor from...

    Hmm. I wonder if it could fit in a motor from like an S2000. Think anyone's tried that? Or when all else fails, JUST LS SWAP IT!!! <---(joking about LS swap btw)
  2. Thread: Trucks.

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    Not gonna lie. I think Ford's knocked it out of...

    Not gonna lie. I think Ford's knocked it out of the park with the Mav. Seems it would be more than capable enough for the "needs" of 99% of suburban truck owners out there, and the mpg is seriously...
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    Nice score finding a TDI!!! My only $0.02 is...

    Nice score finding a TDI!!! My only $0.02 is don't let the maintenance costs spook you, but instead learn to wrench on it yourself (post-warranty that is). That's the only way my aging Euro cars...
  4. Thread: Trucks.

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    Hahaha. I totally agree. It's downright comical...

    Hahaha. I totally agree. It's downright comical when compared to the rest of that behemoth. Cracks me up seeing people driving around their giant ass trucks like "But I HAVE to have this truck so I...
  5. Thread: Trucks.

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    And how about the Chicken Tax (still a thing...

    And how about the Chicken Tax (still a thing apparently) or the ridiculous CAFE standards that encourage manufacturers to make vehicles with larger footprints?
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    Indeed. Especially since Verizon just offered...

    Indeed. Especially since Verizon just offered $350 toward upgrading. With a price of around $600 - $350 (so $250?!) this makes it pretty compelling. That new custom chip is interesting too.
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    DEFINITELY. That's going to be JUST the ticket...

    DEFINITELY. That's going to be JUST the ticket for many people. As for us, we'll probably stick to the lowest trim Civic we can get our hands on. I checked out a 2022 sedan the other day and was...
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    Haha. That comparison would be true if the...

    Haha. That comparison would be true if the grocery store only sold ONE item, but alas.

    Self checkout is mostly appealing these days because the stores have scaled back their manning on regular...
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    Re: Self Checkout ...

    Re: Self Checkout

    https://images3.memedroid.com/images/UPLOADED571/606cea13e733e.jpeg
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    Indeed! Wife and I actually just watched this ad...

    Indeed! Wife and I actually just watched this ad together the other day. Got us both excited about what Honda Motor Co. is up to these days with this ad coming on the heels of the Civic hatch being...
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    COVID vaccines for kids 5-11 up for preorder...

    COVID vaccines for kids 5-11 up for preorder Wednesday ahead of FDA review
    https://arstechnica.com/science/2021/10/covid-vaccines-for-kids-5-11-up-for-preorder-wednesday-ahead-of-fda-review/
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    Oh wow! For real? I guess Trading Places was the...

    Oh wow! For real? I guess Trading Places was the oracle I should've been looking to all along!

    https://memegenerator.net/img/instances/75936912/pork-bellies-i-knew-it-i-knew-it.jpg
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    Seriously. Those guys are late. Every. Damn....

    Seriously. Those guys are late. Every. Damn. Time. SO many missed connections. SO many unnecessary overnight stays in the layover cities. And they always try and screw you on accommodations when...
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    Some crews still do this. At least on Delta when...

    Some crews still do this. At least on Delta when I witnessed that recently. The whole plane politely complied and allowed those people with tight connections to head to the front and be ready to bolt...
  15. Ars just did a superb review on Lynch's Dune: ...

    Ars just did a superb review on Lynch's Dune:

    Before the new version, let’s revisit 1984’s Dune—the greatest movie ever made...
  16. Yo, Summit. As a fellow connoisseur of 90s...

    Yo, Summit. As a fellow connoisseur of 90s Dune-related EDM, do you remember this jam from back in our day?


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1UcCQP1fkD0
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    Kind of blew my mind too. Just read his bio and...

    Kind of blew my mind too. Just read his bio and you know what else is mind blowing? Dude got commissioned in '58. Did a tour in 'Nam in 62-63. If you look at recent photos of him, the guy STILL...
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    Anybody been following Doge lately? Been rallying...

    Anybody been following Doge lately? Been rallying a bit here and there. Nothing as crazy as last spring, but still. It's not doing bad at all! Still like over 5x my initial investment. This stuff...
  19. Dude. That is awesome. You definitely win the dad...

    Dude. That is awesome. You definitely win the dad of the year award for that one. Keep it up! We need more kids of this next generation to know their heads from their asses when it comes to getting...
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    https://media.makeameme.org/created/respect-6bd954...

    https://media.makeameme.org/created/respect-6bd954e759.jpg

    Sent from my Pixel 3 using TGR Forums mobile app
  21. ^^Oh man. What a PITA. Although you gotta admit...

    ^^Oh man. What a PITA. Although you gotta admit that sometimes it feels REALLY good to destroy something that's being a bastard to deal with like that. Very cathartic.

    Sent from my Pixel 3 using...
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    Exactly what I was thinking. This trend has GOT...

    Exactly what I was thinking. This trend has GOT to stop. I don't know a single person who actually likes what the industry's doing here.

    Lexus designer: "Hey, boss. How big do you want me to make...
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    ^^ Wait a tic. Has skiJ been attempting Haiku...

    ^^
    Wait a tic. Has skiJ been attempting Haiku this whole time? Although the syllable count is a bit off, it reads so much more easily within that frame of reference. Hmmm.....
  24. I just want to say how much I appreciate this...

    I just want to say how much I appreciate this thread. As the prices of used cars keeps getting ever further out of reach, you guys inspire me to keep on keeping on with my geriatric car. Just gave...
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    https://i.redd.it/p51ob8cag5t71.jpg

    https://i.redd.it/p51ob8cag5t71.jpg
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    Nice. Will have to check that one out!!!

    Nice. Will have to check that one out!!!
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    In case you missed it then, this one was worth...

    In case you missed it then, this one was worth listening to. No matter what your opinions on JR may be, it was cool that someone gave Bernie a long-form format to get some of his points across...
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    INDEED!!! There's definitely a correlation with...

    INDEED!!! There's definitely a correlation with $$$ invested and "off-roadability." I used to hoon the shit out of my old '86 Subaru GL off-road, flying past guys crawling through the woods with...
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    Oh, who could have predicted this?! /s Cause,...

    Oh, who could have predicted this?! /s

    Cause, meet effect.
  30. The frustrating thing is it's really not.* Ask...

    The frustrating thing is it's really not.* Ask any trucker. It's tough to make as money as you used to thanks to companies being cheapskates, increased regulatory compliance, etc. Your every move...
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    Joe Rogan is basically Oprah for dudes. Without...

    Joe Rogan is basically Oprah for dudes. Without the live studio audience. The sooner you all realize this, the easier it all is to comprehend. There can be some really interesting (and hilarious)...
  32. Lol. Good point! Perhaps our points of view are...

    Lol. Good point! Perhaps our points of view are skewed because of the extreme temps we experience in MT. For the record, I am NOT saying the KO2 is a sucky tire or anything. I ran mine hard and for...
  33. Huh. Really? I've run the KO2s as well, and...

    Huh. Really? I've run the KO2s as well, and personally preferred the Goodyears. Thought the SilentArmors did better on snow/ice/variable conditions and liked their highway manners too. I'll admit I...
  34. FWIW, my favorite truck tire I've ever run was...

    FWIW, my favorite truck tire I've ever run was the Goodyear Wrangler SilentArmors. The SilentArmor name's been discontinued as such, but has been replaced by the Goodyear Wrangler 'All-Terrain...
  35. Welp. That went fast. Had to deal with life and...

    Welp. That went fast. Had to deal with life and missed the boat. Haha. Oh well.

    https://media2.giphy.com/media/3oriO5t2QB4IPKgxHi/giphy.gif
  36. Wow that takes me back!!! Good times.

    Wow that takes me back!!! Good times.
  37. Woah! Thanks! Being released for order at noon...

    Woah! Thanks! Being released for order at noon today. Hope I can score one. Only 3000 copies being pressed and they look like works of art. Not outrageous either at $45.
  38. Then why do we use prop planes and helicopters...

    Then why do we use prop planes and helicopters when we have jets and rocket powered aircraft? Not a serious question. Just pointing out why I don't think the Dune ornithopters are something to...
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    Huh. So kinda like hospitals! :fmicon:

    Huh. So kinda like hospitals! :fmicon:
  40. Or another good band from our era, Trivium: ...

    Or another good band from our era, Trivium:


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pm-xlwkQ_qc

    BTW, listen to their new album, "In the Court of the Dragon." Dudes are only in their 30s, but they...
  41. Gotcha. How's this then? Some 2021 Gojira. ...

    Gotcha. How's this then? Some 2021 Gojira.


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EkRrend3sIw

    or from 2020:


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iqrMFNMgVS0
  42. You've already tried what I do, which is being...

    You've already tried what I do, which is being super straight forward about the issues (always a good policy!), but perhaps what helps is I use a Bill of Sale that makes it abundantly clear the...
  43. Ok, so no boomer recs, but is 90s rock allowed?...

    Ok, so no boomer recs, but is 90s rock allowed? Or are we talking newer stuff? Have had this one randomly stuck in my head lately for some reason.


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=f8hT3oDDf6c
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    Seriously. skiJ's obviously one of the nicest...

    Seriously. skiJ's obviously one of the nicest people on the planet, but his posts read like an old person's chain e-mails that have been forwarded a thousand times.
    ...
  45. How about this beauty that recently went up for...

    How about this beauty that recently went up for auction? '94 4x4 5MT with only 84 miles on it!
    https://carbuzz.com/news/this-1993-toyota-pickup-has-clocked-just-84-miles
    ...
  46. Hahahaha. I tried. They were not amused.

    Hahahaha. I tried. They were not amused.
  47. Yeah. My experience with the brand was good too....

    Yeah. My experience with the brand was good too. Although, there's enough stories of misses out there for me to know the brand isn't perfect, but I'd buy them again. Was handy the kit comes with...
  48. Call around to indie shops that have parts...

    Call around to indie shops that have parts departments if you have any around you. When I did my brake job last time, ends up that RockAuto sent me the wrong size for the rears. Their customer...
  49. https://media2.giphy.com/media/1wX5TSBo3wnpPDOzvb/...

    https://media2.giphy.com/media/1wX5TSBo3wnpPDOzvb/giphy.gif
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    That poor rear suspension. Anybody else picture...

    That poor rear suspension. Anybody else picture homeboy going down the road like this?...


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=N_0nFfa9I6c
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