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New postby Bill » Sat Sep 26, 2009 2:59 pm

Bud wrote:
Bill wrote:One vehicle really stood out for steering and handling though. Blew me away, like nothing I'd ever driven before.

Better than my 'Vette with the Z51 package? :shock:

Never drove one of those, so couldn't say.

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New postby Bud » Sat Sep 26, 2009 7:33 pm

You've driven my car. Not on the track, but it could be arranged. :)
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New postby Bill » Sun Sep 27, 2009 12:52 pm

Bud wrote:You've driven my car. Not on the track, but it could be arranged. :)

I'd be a fool not to take you up on that offer. :twisted:

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New postby Bud » Sun Sep 27, 2009 8:21 pm

Heheheheh... there's a catch. You've gotta' help me prep the car.

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New postby Jeff » Sun Oct 04, 2009 9:17 pm

You've gotta' help me prep the car.


EEYYHH!

Bill, Thanks for the info.
BTW, I don't go on facebook anumore.
2 viruses is too many.
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New postby Bud » Mon Oct 05, 2009 5:16 pm

Practice safe face, dude. :devil:
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New postby Bill » Mon Oct 05, 2009 9:43 pm

I am on FB regularly and have yet to have any issues.

It's the porn sites you need to avoid.

As if... :wink:

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New postby Bud » Mon Oct 05, 2009 11:44 pm

Bill wrote:I am on FB regularly and have yet to have any issues.

It's the porn sites you need to avoid.


I'm on the porn sites regularly and have yet to ... Oh, I probably shouldn't have said that. Nevermind. :oops:
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New postby Jeff » Wed Jan 20, 2010 9:24 am

Why is it that on a manual transmission the
third gear is more forgiving then the second gear?
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New postby Bud » Wed Jan 20, 2010 1:08 pm

because it's spinning slower
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New postby Jeff » Wed Jan 20, 2010 2:37 pm

How much slower?
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New postby Bud » Wed Jan 20, 2010 5:38 pm

'pends on the gear ratios, which are different on every car. A good guess is that, for a given speed of travel, 3rd gear spins the engine about 1/3 slower than 2nd gear.

Here's a discussion thread on gear ratios on Subarus.
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New postby Jeff » Wed Jan 20, 2010 6:19 pm

Thank you.
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75 years of automotive development

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What a difference 75 years makes.
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New postby Bill » Mon Jan 25, 2010 9:03 pm

That's cool. 8)

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