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05-29-2018, 11:42 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 948
Posted By 285exp

There are no benefits to towing from lifting a...

There are no benefits to towing from lifting a truck; it's almost completely cosmetic.
04-26-2018, 09:36 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,160
Posted By 285exp

You could just get on the interstate, reset the...

You could just get on the interstate, reset the trip odometer to zero at one of the mile markers and drive for 20 miles or so, then compare actual miles to indicated miles. If you drive 20 miles and...
02-15-2018, 01:33 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 9,074
Posted By 285exp

Winch

Winch
01-04-2018, 01:41 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 8,765
Posted By 285exp

Most states do not have anti-predatory gasoline...

Most states do not have anti-predatory gasoline pricing laws, so your claim that supply and demand don't determine gas prices is overstated. Your example of all the gas stations at one corner, even...
01-02-2018, 06:52 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 8,765
Posted By 285exp

No, there are too many legacy motor vehicles,...

No, there are too many legacy motor vehicles, boats, and other small motor powered equipment that aren't approved for more than E10 for them to drop it entirely, so the gas stations going to keep...
12-29-2017, 12:33 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 8,765
Posted By 285exp

How much more would you be willing to pay for E0?...

How much more would you be willing to pay for E0? I can buy it in Alabama too, but I only use it for the boat, yard equipment, and generator. For any reasonably modern car, at least any built in the...
12-29-2017, 11:00 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 8,765
Posted By 285exp

E15 is not mandated, it is allowed, these are not...

E15 is not mandated, it is allowed, these are not the same thing.


You will still be able to buy E10, so it will not be replaced by E15, because there are many cars on the road that are not...
11-10-2017, 08:15 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,764
Posted By 285exp

I don't have any flex-fuel vehicles, and they...

I don't have any flex-fuel vehicles, and they don't sell E85 around here anyway, so I don't have any personal experience with the stuff.


As long as the math works, as long as it drives...
08-03-2017, 01:43 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,073
Posted By 285exp

None of that made it ok for them to program their...

None of that made it ok for them to program their engine management systems so that they emitted 40X the allowable level of pollution except when it detected it was being tested. VW cheated, and...
Forum: Gulf Coast
06-16-2017, 06:38 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 19,274
Posted By 285exp

So it's fine for you to buy numbers for other...

So it's fine for you to buy numbers for other people's spots from him, but you don't want him to sell yours? And how is he supposed to know if he's selling yours if you don't give him the numbers?
05-30-2017, 01:23 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,251
Posted By 285exp

Yes, and the VW tdi engines passed the EPA...

Yes, and the VW tdi engines passed the EPA regulations too, and Fiat/Chrysler diesels passed the test and they look like they're going to get the hammer dropped on them too.


The GM lawsuit may...
05-30-2017, 12:13 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,143
Posted By 285exp

Make sure the boat isn't still attached to the...

Make sure the boat isn't still attached to the trailer.
05-30-2017, 12:08 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,251
Posted By 285exp

And now Europe is passing legislation to...

And now Europe is passing legislation to eliminate diesel cars (https://www.technologyreview.com/s/604059/europe-is-dead-serious-about-killing-off-diesel-cars/), because they pollute too much. All...
Forum: Gulf Coast
05-08-2017, 11:04 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,314
Posted By 285exp

I predict they'll come out opposed to the 3 day...

I predict they'll come out opposed to the 3 day season.
Forum: Gulf Coast
05-05-2017, 12:54 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 9,691
Posted By 285exp

The local sports radio station had Dr Bob Shipp...

The local sports radio station had Dr Bob Shipp on yesterday, and he said that the snapper fishery off the Alabama coast could support a 180 day 4 fish limit and still not put a dent in the stock.
Forum: Gulf Coast
05-03-2017, 12:19 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 7,915
Posted By 285exp

As stupid as it is, it's the predictable result...

As stupid as it is, it's the predictable result of Alabama, Mississippi, and Louisiana declaring 9 mile state waters and extending the state seasons. If you didn't think this was going to happen, you...
04-24-2017, 12:46 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,900
Posted By 285exp

I'm sure there must be a non-stupid reason for...

I'm sure there must be a non-stupid reason for disabling the limiter, but I don't know what it is.
Forum: Gulf Coast
04-21-2017, 12:08 PM
Replies: 1,003
Views: 204,916
Posted By 285exp

I heard that Woody was going to be running her as...

I heard that Woody was going to be running her as the next Clarabelle.
03-29-2017, 07:52 AM
Replies: 145
Views: 8,042
Posted By 285exp

There is no point in arguing with True Believers.

There is no point in arguing with True Believers.
03-16-2017, 08:06 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,853
Posted By 285exp

I don't think many of the Sea Tow or coast guard...

I don't think many of the Sea Tow or coast guard boats are going to be carrying a spare Tesla battery, or that it would be feasible to swap them out on the water if they did, and the Supercharger...
02-16-2017, 02:06 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,327
Posted By 285exp

I doubt you'll ever see any on recreational...

I doubt you'll ever see any on recreational boats, they're much more suitable for commercial and military applications, where the advantages on not having to carry gasoline in addition to diesel fuel...
Forum: Gulf Coast
02-03-2017, 07:57 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 6,690
Posted By 285exp

Glad you made it. For anyone going westbound I10...

Glad you made it. For anyone going westbound I10 through Mobile this weekend, there was a accident Friday that damaged the Bayway bridge going into the Wallace tunnel, and one of the westbound lanes...
01-17-2017, 11:53 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 5,463
Posted By 285exp

So, if you're a dumbass who can't figure out...

So, if you're a dumbass who can't figure out which gas to put in your boat, you might damage it? Amazing.
01-13-2017, 12:14 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,613
Posted By 285exp

No, it's not just because they excessively...

No, it's not just because they excessively polluted, it was because they cheated so they could pass the emission test, even though they knew they were polluting when used in normal operation. Just...
01-13-2017, 07:29 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,613
Posted By 285exp

VW was punished because they installed cheating...

VW was punished because they installed cheating software on their diesel emission control systems to get around emission regulations, and if FCA is found to have done the same thing, they'll be...
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