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  • grouch's Avatar
    11-04-2019, 09:28 PM
    I did something I haven't done in 30 years the other day. I bought a car on payments. The last one was a '93 Dodge Dakota. I'm just tired of working...
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  • grouch's Avatar
    11-12-2019, 09:12 PM
    I got my CX-5 back today. The brakes don't grind and stop smooth. That let me take the Mazda 3 back. Good riddance. It was a nice enough car, but too...
    2 replies | 109 view(s)
  • Eric's Avatar
    11-13-2019, 09:58 AM
    Nissan's in trouble. More trouble, maybe, than former (and frog-marched) CEO Carlos Ghosn. Reuters reports a blanching 70 percent drop in operating...
    1 replies | 113 view(s)
  • Eric's Avatar
    11-08-2019, 09:06 AM
    Top-of-the-line cars used to almost always be sedans, but that layout has fallen out of favor because of the modern sedanís comparatively small trunk...
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  • Eric's Avatar
    10-30-2019, 05:44 AM
    Is it bravery - at last - or desperation? Both sometimes conspire to the same effect, the instinct to survive being overpowering. GM, FiatChrysler,...
    0 replies | 132 view(s)
  • Eric's Avatar
    11-04-2019, 09:48 AM
    The Jeep Wrangler has always been its own thing - and thatís probably the main thing which accounts for its enduring popularity as the times we live...
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  • Eric's Avatar
    11-04-2019, 09:44 AM
    The insurance mafia just conceded the obvious - that sssssssaaaaaaaaaaaaaafety systems are dangerous - and then faulted people for disabling them. A...
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  • Eric's Avatar
    11-08-2019, 09:12 AM
    Our sssssssssssaaaaaaaafety matters . . . but only when it suits. No other conclusion can be drawn from the cognitive disconnect that, on the one...
    0 replies | 68 view(s)
  • grouch's Avatar
    11-03-2019, 10:08 AM
    I work in a shipping department and deal with drivers all day. Most are competent and regular people. We get quite a few though who seem to think...
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  • Eric's Avatar
    11-04-2019, 09:02 AM
    Eric started a thread Ex Post Fatwa'ing in Motor Mouth
    One way to avoid having Big Brother ride shotgun is to buy a ride built before Big Brother came with the car - or the truck. (Italics for a reason;...
    0 replies | 57 view(s)
  • Eric's Avatar
    11-11-2019, 06:48 AM
    Eric started a thread Ode to the Air Cooled in Motor Mouth
    No new cars - and just a dwindling handful of new motorcycles - have engines that rely on the air to cool them. Technically, it's airflow - which...
    0 replies | 56 view(s)
  • Eric's Avatar
    11-08-2019, 09:01 AM
    New cars can do all kinds of things - even drive themselves. But there were all kinds of things you could do in the cars of the past that you canít...
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  • Ken's Avatar
    Today, 10:06 AM
    I think you may have found a way for right thinking folks to disable the 'nanny' systems. Find the sensors and stick a piece of Duct Tape over them....
    2 replies | 109 view(s)
  • Ken's Avatar
    11-13-2019, 03:16 PM
    Looking at the chart of vehicle depreciation, if I am reading the figures correctly the average depreciation is 62.26% not 50.2% as shown. Ken.
    1 replies | 113 view(s)
  • Ken's Avatar
    11-13-2019, 07:16 AM
    Ah! Grouch, the joys of bedding in a new car. The front radar sensor is, I think, fitted behind the radiator grill. It may have got covered in...
    2 replies | 109 view(s)
  • grouch's Avatar
    11-11-2019, 07:55 PM
    It's supposed to be finished tomorrow. I'm a dealers nightmare. I know cars better than they do. The car sat undriven for months through one of our...
    4 replies | 248 view(s)
  • Ken's Avatar
    11-09-2019, 07:15 AM
    Hm? It doesn't sound as though the dealers pre-delivery inspection/test was worth a damn. Any brake problems should have been sorted out long before...
    4 replies | 248 view(s)
  • grouch's Avatar
    11-08-2019, 10:39 PM
    I've had the CX-5 three days and now it's gone. I told them when I bought it there was a noise and the salesman and service people said it was just...
    4 replies | 248 view(s)
  • Ken's Avatar
    11-05-2019, 06:16 AM
    Hey, Grouch, I like the new car. The CX-5 is popular over here (As are most Mazdas, especially the MX5 (Miata). I've had my 2L, Mazda 3 TS2 (On...
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  • grouch's Avatar
    10-22-2019, 09:23 PM
    I have a co-worker who was going on about stopping fracking to produce oil. I finally got tired of it and told him I agreed. Whole heartedly. I...
    1 replies | 346 view(s)
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