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  • Ken's Avatar
    Today, 05:04 AM
    Having had a quick look round there is still a vast amount of spares around ranging from 'cheap as chips' to vastly overpriced. Fork stanchions...
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  • Eric's Avatar
    Yesterday, 04:35 PM
    Eric started a thread The Not-Stock Car in Motor Mouth
    How come no one has ever brought a fraud case against NASCAR? The acronym stands for National Association of Stock Car Auto Racing. Italics added....
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  • Eric's Avatar
    Yesterday, 04:26 PM
    Borrowing - bowdlerizing - a line from Shakespeare: First thing we do, let's kill all the regulators. Well, maybe not kill them. Firing them would...
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  • Eric's Avatar
    Yesterday, 04:22 PM
    At the Detroit Auto Show reveal of the soon-to-be-produced hybrid Ford Mustang, marketing manager Mark Schaller said the following: “The world has...
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  • Eric's Avatar
    Yesterday, 04:14 PM
    It used to be pretty easy to pick out the pork. If you noticed a refrigerator white Ford Crown Vic up ahead - without AARP stickers on the bumper and...
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  • Eric's Avatar
    Yesterday, 04:03 PM
    It’s an odd thing when you stop to think about it, but small, inexpensive cars increasingly give you more in the way of choices (and features for the...
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  • chiph's Avatar
    Yesterday, 12:40 PM
    Paint would be no problem. Getting the fenders (are they still called fenders on motorbikes, or are they wings like on a car?) re-chromed might be a...
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  • Ken's Avatar
    Yesterday, 11:14 AM
    If I see one for sale I might pick it up - it looks like a good little project bike and I could restore it in my little 10' X 8' shed. I did...
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  • chiph's Avatar
    01-14-2017, 06:04 PM
    James puts various devices together, including a Honda monkey-bike (very small 50cc single-cylinder motorbike). The amazing thing is that...
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  • Eric's Avatar
    01-09-2017, 08:21 AM
    Eric started a thread 2017 vw cc in New Car/Truck Reviews
    VW has tried this twice. Both good tries. The problem - first with the Phaeton - and now with the CC sedan - has always been not enough cachet. . ....
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  • Eric's Avatar
    01-09-2017, 08:10 AM
    The verbiage is interesting. Yesterday, the New York Times reported that government agents - FBI agents - arrested (i.e., dragged away in handcuffs,...
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  • grouch's Avatar
    01-02-2017, 06:42 PM
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=raG_eNEmn6g
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  • Eric's Avatar
    01-01-2017, 08:44 AM
    Every new car (even the Nissan Versa sedan, the least expensive new car you can buy) comes standard with air conditioning - and most come standard...
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  • Eric's Avatar
    12-31-2016, 07:50 AM
    Eric started a thread "Services" Rendered in Motor Mouth
    It's bad enough getting arrested - especially when you didn't do anything to warrant it. This happens all the time, because the the threshold for...
    0 replies | 53 view(s)
  • grouch's Avatar
    12-28-2016, 10:15 PM
    grouch started a thread Bummer! in Grouch's Garage
    Wow, first Carrie Fischer dies and now her mother, Debbie Reynolds, is gone. I always had a thing for Carrie Fischer after a movie she appeared in in...
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  • Eric's Avatar
    12-26-2016, 07:56 AM
    Eric started a thread The Money Pit in Motor Mouth
    Tesla Motors just borrowed another half-billion. What was it the late great comic San Kinison used to say? It never ends! Oh! Ohhhh! Elon Musk’s...
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  • Eric's Avatar
    12-26-2016, 07:27 AM
    A $100,000 hybrid makes me think of Gloria Steinem's quip about a woman needing a man like a fish needs a bicycle. But I'd still much rather have...
    0 replies | 58 view(s)
  • Eric's Avatar
    12-26-2016, 07:17 AM
    Eric started a thread New Year's Wishes in Motor Mouth
    I got what I wanted for Christmas - Hillary's face (and that voice) will not be everywhere for the next 4-8 years. But how about for the New Year?...
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  • grouch's Avatar
    12-25-2016, 01:14 PM
    I hit several deer Christmas Eve. I don't know where all those wrapped packages came from.
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  • Ken's Avatar
    12-22-2016, 11:07 AM
    Hi, guys, the festive season is with us again. ...
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  • Eric's Avatar
    12-21-2016, 06:24 AM
    The Cadillac Escalade is ridiculous - but then, so is my orange Trans Am. Both are (or were, in the case of my ancient Pontiac) designed to meet...
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  • Eric's Avatar
    12-21-2016, 06:12 AM
    Contrary to conventional wisdom, maintaining a modern car isn’t always hard. Sometimes, it’s easier than working on an older car. It depends on...
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  • Eric's Avatar
    12-21-2016, 06:06 AM
    Unless you've been living under a rock, you probably have heard something about Dieselgate - the VW exhaust emissions "cheating" scandal (in quotes...
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  • Ken's Avatar
    12-20-2016, 05:48 AM
    Goodness, Grouch, I wondered what on earth you were going to post. ;)
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  • grouch's Avatar
    12-19-2016, 07:09 AM
    I'm sure everyone is familiar with the movie "A Christmas Story". Especially boy sticking his tongue to a metal pole. It's probably even more...
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  • Eric's Avatar
    12-17-2016, 11:21 AM
    Maybe you were a Boy Scout as a kid. If you were, you may remember the infamous Snipe hunt. The Scoutmaster would gather everyone around the campfire...
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  • Eric's Avatar
    12-17-2016, 11:17 AM
    Eric started a thread "Conservatives" in Motor Mouth
    What is “conservatism,” exactly? I was one once - and I can’t tell you. Not coherently, anyhow. Which got to bothering me when I was a...
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  • Eric's Avatar
    12-17-2016, 11:05 AM
    Is it still a good idea - from an economic point-of-view - to buy a diesel-powered car? The answer’s no longer as clearcut as it used to be, when...
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  • Eric's Avatar
    12-17-2016, 11:01 AM
    Some of you already know about my spat with GM over “diversity mongering” at the world’s formerly largest car company (and lately, the largest...
    0 replies | 52 view(s)
  • Eric's Avatar
    12-17-2016, 10:53 AM
    The Toyota Camry is like the Millennium Falcon from Star Wars. It may not look like much, but she’s got it where it counts, kid. With the V6, the...
    0 replies | 43 view(s)
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