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  • grouch's Avatar
    Yesterday, 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 | 170 view(s)
  • Eric's Avatar
    Yesterday, 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 | 20 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 | 170 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 | 170 view(s)
  • 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 | 59 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...
    0 replies | 62 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...
    0 replies | 35 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...
    4 replies | 170 view(s)
  • 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...
    4 replies | 170 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...
    0 replies | 88 view(s)
  • 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...
    0 replies | 89 view(s)
  • 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 | 46 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...
    0 replies | 50 view(s)
  • 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 | 123 view(s)
  • 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 | 336 view(s)
  • Ken's Avatar
    10-18-2019, 08:47 AM
    As much as I admire Lewis Hamilton for all he has achieved I think he has lost the plot a little. He now despairs of the world and wants us all...
    1 replies | 336 view(s)
  • Eric's Avatar
    10-18-2019, 07:34 AM
    New cars do lots of things cars didn't do in the past - which isnít necessarily a bad thing. Convenience has its merits. But what about pre-emption?...
    0 replies | 134 view(s)
  • Ken's Avatar
    10-16-2019, 12:53 PM
    if you like your steering to be light ............................. Add a little ballast. Ken.
    0 replies | 412 view(s)
  • Eric's Avatar
    10-15-2019, 09:51 AM
    Eric started a thread The Dead Wire in Motor Mouth
    People arenít getting a charge out of Harleyís first electric motorcycle, the LiveWire . . . literally. Owners - and there arenít many - have been...
    0 replies | 147 view(s)
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