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Forum: Off-Topic Lounge [WARNING: NO POLITICS] Yesterday, 10:51 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 887
Posted By Dadhawk
Like I said I know I canít convince you...

Like I said I know I canít convince you otherwise. What I do know is what I paid for my home and what itís worth. Atlanta is actually a small city with a huge suburban area. Prices in Atlanta...
Forum: Off-Topic Lounge [WARNING: NO POLITICS] 07-01-2022, 11:44 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 887
Posted By Dadhawk
Tell that to all the folks that lost their homes,...

Tell that to all the folks that lost their homes, or were stuck far upside down in a house during the last real estate bubble. You are ignoring risk, but I've gone around this enough to know I will...
Forum: Off-Topic Lounge [WARNING: NO POLITICS] 07-01-2022, 03:16 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 887
Posted By Dadhawk
I only watched the first one, but there are so...

I only watched the first one, but there are so many variables in it, and they obviously picked the ones that would come to their conclusion (which they basically admit).

For example,

buying a...
Forum: Off-Topic Lounge [WARNING: NO POLITICS] 07-01-2022, 01:47 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 887
Posted By Dadhawk
That seemed to be the topic of your second...

That seemed to be the topic of your second paragraph (explaining why persons buy new vs existing). Maybe I misread it, but I reread it again and it still seems that way to me. I could see where you...
Forum: Off-Topic Lounge [WARNING: NO POLITICS] 07-01-2022, 11:52 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 887
Posted By Dadhawk
Irace86.2.0 I believe your theory about new vs...

Irace86.2.0 I believe your theory about new vs existing home sales is incorrect, at least in the US. The existing home sales far exceed new home sales...
Forum: Off-Topic Lounge [WARNING: NO POLITICS] 07-01-2022, 11:30 AM
Replies: 1,772
Views: 162,269
Posted By Dadhawk
Lady in Red - Chris De Burgh ...

Lady in Red - Chris De Burgh

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=T9Jcs45GhxU
Forum: Other Vehicles & General Automotive Discussions 07-01-2022, 07:43 AM
Replies: 888
Views: 62,125
Posted By Dadhawk
Actually, they do, but it is primarily as a...

Actually, they do, but it is primarily as a "hobby". I have a early 20's son who has a vinyl collection that would surpass 90% of the same age kids in the late 60's, early 70's. Probably close to a...
Forum: Off-Topic Lounge [WARNING: NO POLITICS] 06-30-2022, 02:02 PM
Replies: 2,628
Views: 182,194
Posted By Dadhawk
Hey, we're renaissance men/people ( or at least...

Hey, we're renaissance men/people ( or at least sci fi fans) so at least some of us totally get this.

Also by using the logic that electrons can travel faster than the speed of light if light...
Forum: Other Vehicles & General Automotive Discussions 06-30-2022, 01:50 PM
Replies: 888
Views: 62,125
Posted By Dadhawk
People say it because its true. Any vehicle...

People say it because its true. Any vehicle could be advertised this way. Say Toyota asks you what you're driving then they show you the difference between driving a Prius and a Suburban as your...
Forum: GR86 General Topics (2nd Gen 2022+ Toyota 86) 06-30-2022, 11:53 AM
Replies: 1,154
Views: 113,465
Posted By Dadhawk
Seems like a lot of trouble to me, and don't...

Seems like a lot of trouble to me, and don't forget about sales tax, etc if that applies. Either take the red and keep it (my choice) or wait until they have the car you want.

Sounds like the...
Forum: Off-Topic Lounge [WARNING: NO POLITICS] 06-30-2022, 11:48 AM
Replies: 2,628
Views: 182,194
Posted By Dadhawk
He was well known for being a good friend when...

He was well known for being a good friend when things were rough...
Forum: Off-Topic Lounge [WARNING: NO POLITICS] 06-30-2022, 09:28 AM
Replies: 1,772
Views: 162,269
Posted By Dadhawk
Cold Hearted (Snake) - Paula Abdul ...

Cold Hearted (Snake) - Paula Abdul

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=o7aShcmEksw

NOTE: I've seen listed both with and without "Snake" in the title, so this may be cheating. However, this is...
Forum: Off-Topic Lounge [WARNING: NO POLITICS] 06-30-2022, 07:42 AM
Replies: 1,772
Views: 162,269
Posted By Dadhawk
Money for Nothing - Dire Straits ...

Money for Nothing - Dire Straits

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wTP2RUD_cL0
Forum: Off-Topic Lounge [WARNING: NO POLITICS] 06-30-2022, 07:41 AM
Replies: 12,478
Views: 2,312,593
Posted By Dadhawk
This seriously looks like my father-in-law at the...

This seriously looks like my father-in-law at the beach. Sadly, I have no pictures to use as a comparison.

Actually, not sadly, no one needs to see that.
Forum: Off-Topic Lounge [WARNING: NO POLITICS] 06-30-2022, 07:35 AM
Replies: 2,628
Views: 182,194
Posted By Dadhawk
This is what popped in my head... ...

This is what popped in my head...

https://i.ytimg.com/vi/e-qlAGQlMg8/maxresdefault.jpg

By the way, is that the two guys from Adam 12?
Forum: Other Vehicles & General Automotive Discussions 06-30-2022, 07:31 AM
Replies: 888
Views: 62,125
Posted By Dadhawk
Got it.... This a little slight of...

Got it....



This a little slight of hand frankly since in the the long run it doesn't save anything. It's also different than providing fuel for ICE because built into the price of the battery...
Forum: Other Vehicles & General Automotive Discussions 06-29-2022, 03:26 PM
Replies: 888
Views: 62,125
Posted By Dadhawk
If, like the typical EV driver, I charge 95% of...

If, like the typical EV driver, I charge 95% of the time at home, I wouldn't be willing to do a battery swap while on a road trip unless there is some type of guarantee on the swapped battery when...
Forum: GR86 General Topics (2nd Gen 2022+ Toyota 86) 06-29-2022, 01:52 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,049
Posted By Dadhawk
That's what I've found with my GEN1, driving...

That's what I've found with my GEN1, driving gently doesn't make a difference, which is good because I ain't got time for that.
Forum: Other Vehicles & General Automotive Discussions 06-29-2022, 07:44 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 4,978
Posted By Dadhawk
And driving Impressions with some POV ...

And driving Impressions with some POV

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KMaXP6_t2xM

Watched several other reviews. Biggest complaints are:

Weird Door Entry
No Frunk (GM has said all along it...
Forum: Off-Topic Lounge [WARNING: NO POLITICS] 06-28-2022, 03:15 PM
Replies: 1,462
Views: 94,946
Posted By Dadhawk
Have you turned it on and off again? Have you...

Have you turned it on and off again?
Have you tried disconnecting the battery and reconnecting it?
Have you tried kicking it?
Forum: Other Vehicles & General Automotive Discussions 06-28-2022, 03:10 PM
Replies: 888
Views: 62,125
Posted By Dadhawk
I think pretty much every manufacturer has this...

I think pretty much every manufacturer has this now. GM's new battery tech is basically the entire rolling chassis of the car.

I agree with Ohio Enthusiast it's a good idea in theory but...
Forum: GR86 General Topics (2nd Gen 2022+ Toyota 86) 06-28-2022, 12:04 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,049
Posted By Dadhawk
Comparing what SavageGeese called out on their...

Comparing what SavageGeese called out on their 2nd gen to my first gen AT. I realize its a bit apples to oranges, but like them I don't understand the huge difference between 2Gen and the 1Gen (and...
Forum: GR86 General Topics (2nd Gen 2022+ Toyota 86) 06-28-2022, 09:04 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,049
Posted By Dadhawk
My daily commute averages 55 miles per hour with...

My daily commute averages 55 miles per hour with the one-way 40 miles varying from 25MPH to 65MPH.

About 20% of my mileage are road trips that are between 65 and 80MPH. I rarely exceed 80MPH...
Forum: Other Vehicles & General Automotive Discussions 06-28-2022, 08:59 AM
Replies: 888
Views: 62,125
Posted By Dadhawk
I have to wonder how many takes they have to do...

I have to wonder how many takes they have to do to get some of the marketing bullsh** statements that say nothing but sound so "intelligent" in the can.
Forum: GR86 General Topics (2nd Gen 2022+ Toyota 86) 06-28-2022, 08:53 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,049
Posted By Dadhawk
My 200,000 mile average is 33.6MPG. Yes, I have...

My 200,000 mile average is 33.6MPG. Yes, I have an AT (that I drive in manual mode about 50% of the time), and 95% of my driving is commuter miles but I don't drive gently.

Out of 560 fuel-ups...
Forum: Other Vehicles & General Automotive Discussions 06-28-2022, 07:37 AM
Replies: 888
Views: 62,125
Posted By Dadhawk
I agree any new tech needs to balance weight...

I agree any new tech needs to balance weight reduction and range improvement, but not extreme range. Of course, everyone's optimal range differs.

I'd prefer to have a vehicle with not less than...
Forum: GR86 General Topics (2nd Gen 2022+ Toyota 86) 06-27-2022, 07:38 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,049
Posted By Dadhawk
Don't know that I'd call a 5,000 mile update a...

Don't know that I'd call a 5,000 mile update a "Long Term Update" personally (that's about 3 months of driving for me). Car sure looks beat up underneath for only <6,000 miles.

No real surprises...
Forum: Off-Topic Lounge [WARNING: NO POLITICS] 06-27-2022, 01:17 PM
Replies: 12,478
Views: 2,312,593
Posted By Dadhawk
Maybe it would help if the zipper merge was...

Maybe it would help if the zipper merge was designed like an actual zipper where the two lanes merge into one lane that is centered between them, so neither the driving lane nor the merging lane. ...
Forum: Off-Topic Lounge [WARNING: NO POLITICS] 06-27-2022, 01:12 PM
Replies: 2,628
Views: 182,194
Posted By Dadhawk
:thumbsup: I've always said I would gladly...

:thumbsup:

I've always said I would gladly lead the lynch mob against the person or persons who decided growing non-native grass in my yard was more acceptable than have a free range yard that...
Forum: Off-Topic Lounge [WARNING: NO POLITICS] 06-27-2022, 12:08 PM
Replies: 2,628
Views: 182,194
Posted By Dadhawk
BDTS61J6X according to the Googles. Amazon has...

BDTS61J6X according to the Googles. Amazon has one that will fit for as little as $15.
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