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Forum: Off-Topic Lounge [WARNING: NO POLITICS] Yesterday, 02:02 PM
Replies: 2,607
Views: 180,820
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 Yesterday, 01:50 PM
Replies: 886
Views: 61,508
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) Yesterday, 11:53 AM
Replies: 1,152
Views: 112,669
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] Yesterday, 11:48 AM
Replies: 2,607
Views: 180,820
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] Yesterday, 09:28 AM
Replies: 1,770
Views: 161,762
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] Yesterday, 07:42 AM
Replies: 1,770
Views: 161,762
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] Yesterday, 07:41 AM
Replies: 12,461
Views: 2,309,207
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] Yesterday, 07:35 AM
Replies: 2,607
Views: 180,820
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 Yesterday, 07:31 AM
Replies: 886
Views: 61,508
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: 886
Views: 61,508
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: 1,708
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: 4,934
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: 1,454
Views: 94,462
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: 886
Views: 61,508
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: 1,708
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: 1,708
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: 886
Views: 61,508
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: 1,708
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: 886
Views: 61,508
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: 1,708
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: 12,461
Views: 2,309,207
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: 2,607
Views: 180,820
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: 2,607
Views: 180,820
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.
Forum: Off-Topic Lounge [WARNING: NO POLITICS] 06-27-2022, 07:32 AM
Replies: 2,607
Views: 180,820
Posted By Dadhawk
YIL (Yesteryear I Learned) everything I needed to...

YIL (Yesteryear I Learned) everything I needed to know about the USSR from Bullwinkle. They have a inbred need to "hunt moose and squirrel"
Forum: Other Vehicles & General Automotive Discussions 06-26-2022, 06:21 PM
Replies: 886
Views: 61,508
Posted By Dadhawk
Assuming I follow through on my Lyriq purchase, I...

Assuming I follow through on my Lyriq purchase, I will get a $1,500 rebate towards installation of a charger so I'm hoping that will cover most of the cost.

(The other option is 2 year charging on...
Forum: Other Vehicles & General Automotive Discussions 06-26-2022, 05:07 PM
Replies: 886
Views: 61,508
Posted By Dadhawk
I have a bigger problem. My fusebox and electric...

I have a bigger problem. My fusebox and electric meter is in the basement on the opposite side of the house from my garage, and there is no direct access to the garage from that route (garage is on...
Forum: Off-Topic Lounge [WARNING: NO POLITICS] 06-26-2022, 02:00 PM
Replies: 1,770
Views: 161,762
Posted By Dadhawk
Dang it. I had originally put in Dancing in the...

Dang it. I had originally put in Dancing in the Moonlight but someone had already done that one so I edited and added the Doors. Missed the repeat.
Forum: Off-Topic Lounge [WARNING: NO POLITICS] 06-26-2022, 11:25 AM
Replies: 1,770
Views: 161,762
Posted By Dadhawk
Can't Fight the Moonlight - LeAnn Rimes ...

Can't Fight the Moonlight - LeAnn Rimes

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bx3s99FNXzI


EDIT: Was Moonlight Drive because I missed the previous post.
Forum: Other Vehicles & General Automotive Discussions 06-26-2022, 11:10 AM
Replies: 886
Views: 61,508
Posted By Dadhawk
The Buick Electra and Wildcat are heading back as...

The Buick Electra and Wildcat are heading back as EVs. Now if they would just bring back the Pontiac Trans Am. An Electric Chicken logo just seems perfect for this.
...
Forum: Other Vehicles & General Automotive Discussions 06-25-2022, 01:51 PM
Replies: 886
Views: 61,508
Posted By Dadhawk
I think a lot of folks don't realize that even if...

I think a lot of folks don't realize that even if you car is plugged in, you can program when it charges. Plug in when you get home, but tell the car not to charge until 1am until 6am.
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