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  1. MrMopar

    Hugo Chavez's car

    Let me get this straight: the best car you an afford to drive is a old-school VW Beetle?
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    New car unaffordable to Middle Class

    I've spent about a decade saying that all the new government mandated safety equipment (and other options) was eventually going to push cars into being unaffordable for the average American. And here we are:
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    Tesla S: A Most Peculiar Test Drive

    So, even if you are a New York Times reporter, you probably shouldn't badmouth a car when they have GPS data logging to tell that you are lying:
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    3M headlight film

    Does anyone have good things to say about 3M headlight protection film? Last summer I managed to wreck my Hyundai Accident to the tune of $4,700. This was from an accident at about 6 MPH and despite the major damage I still managed to get my insurance premiums LOWERED by about 40% after the...
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    EverStart Maxx batteries from Wal-Mart any good?

    Had to get a new battery for my Hyundai. Wal-Mart was the lowest price by far, $79.99 for 600cca with a 3 year free replacement warranty. Do these batteries stack up to any of the competition?
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    Suzuki exits the USA *edit* Oh, wait, they are permanently exiting the USA and not selling cars here any longer. My thread title is incorrect.
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    Consumer Reports "reliability" rankings?

    Latest flim-flam from Consumer Reports: "The rankings, released Monday, predict the reliability of 2013 model-year vehicles based on surveys of Consumer Reports'...
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    Fastest Speed Limit in America Going 10mph over the limit brings real speeds close to 100mph. Not a problem for modern cars, but being West Texas I just picture a 1985 GMC pickup doing this speed . . .
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    Massachusetts Right to Repair ballot measure

    Things are heating up a bit here. Anyone else have thoughts on this?
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    Ford C-Max Hybrid

    So Ford is still not going to bring any diesel to the USA?
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    Tetraethyl Lead

    So, my supplier of leaded gasoline for my motorcycle has dried up. Does anyone here have suggestions about where to get tetraethyl lead additive for gasoline?
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    Bench seats gone from cars

    The 2014 Chevy Impala is dropping the bench seat option. Does anyone here care?
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    1929 Ford Tri-Motor

    I filmed this yesterday. It is *generally* automotive related since Ford is involved. :D
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    Nice truck
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    GM halts Volt production . . . again Now would be a good time to quietly end production of the Volt, period.
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    Chevy Volt lease is a steal Combine a cheap lease with carpool lane access in California and I will wager that there are quite a few people that have no problem paying a relatively small sum to bypass traffic jams.
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    New CAFE rule will change the way industry operates
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    Mazda production exiting USA I honestly was not aware that Mazda made any of their cars in the US.
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    How to Change Cars Forever
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    Air Cooling vs. Water Cooling

    Which is more reliable? I only ask this question because of constant ignorance I run across with my motorcycle. I've got a BMW K100RS (water-cooled 4 cylinder). I get into discussions with a lot of other cyclists I meet, mostly people riding Harley Davidson but sometimes a lot of the Japanese...