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  • Eric's Avatar
    02-26-2021, 07:33 AM
    Eric started a thread The First Time . . . in Motor Mouth
    I am an Elvis fan and so know his more obscure work, including a lachrymose (but powerful) ballad he sang called The First Time Ever I saw Your Face....
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    02-24-2021, 06:17 PM
    In the 1970s there was something called the Universal Japanese Motorcycle - or UJM. Whether you bought a Honda or a Kawasaki or a Yamaha, the...
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    02-24-2021, 07:30 AM
    How to cure weaponized hypochondria? The first step is not to pretend it isn't by ceding to it the slightest legitimacy. It must be unmasked for the...
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    02-20-2021, 08:05 AM
    Sometimes, you haven’t got the right tool for the job or you haven’t got the time to get the right tool for the job. Maybe because you’re broken down...
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    02-16-2021, 09:13 AM
    Eric started a thread b in Technophobia
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    02-16-2021, 09:10 AM
    Eric started a thread New vs. New in Motor Mouth
    How much would you pay for a heavy-duty (2500 series) pick-up with a 7.5 liter V8, AC, an eight foot bed and no air bags? How about $17,000-ish?...
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  • Eric's Avatar
    02-16-2021, 07:19 AM
    Electric cars are being aggressively promoted - but the technical problems remain significant. While their range on a charge has increased, they...
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    02-12-2021, 08:16 AM
    Eric started a thread Silent Burning in Motor Mouth
    Cars used to burn oil - obviously. They still burn oil today - but sometimes not as obviously. Often, there is no blue cloud trailing the car with...
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    02-11-2021, 08:45 AM
    Eric started a thread Deadpool 2021 in Motor Mouth
    A second wave - of cancelled car brands - is coming, chiefly because of who was selected to determine the future of the car industry in this country...
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    02-10-2021, 10:03 AM
    Eric started a thread The No Show Auto Show in Motor Mouth
    Every year around this time, the car press gathers in New York City at the Javits Center for the New York Auto Show’s press preview days. This being...
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    02-08-2021, 09:32 AM
    Eric started a thread Ralph Returns in Motor Mouth
    Evidence that only the good die young is the fact that Ralph Nader is still alive. The 86-year-old “consumer safety advocate” who advocates for what...
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    02-07-2021, 07:21 AM
    Wrongthinkful people are being canceled left and right - mostly by the left - for hurting the feelings of the left. Air bags sometime cancel lives,...
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    02-06-2021, 08:37 AM
    Eric started a thread A Tale of Two Idles in Motor Mouth
    Before there were computers in cars, all it took to adjust the engine idle speed was a screwdriver and five minutes or so. You turned in - or out -...
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    02-06-2021, 08:29 AM
    Here’s an oddball thing: Fiat - the Italian small car brand - currently sells only one new car, the 2021 500X. Making the brand and the car...
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    02-04-2021, 10:15 AM
    Marketing is the business of persuading you to feel the need for something you otherwise would probably have never thought of buying - and to make...
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    02-03-2021, 08:28 AM
    Getting three rows of seats without getting something big isn’t easy because there aren’t many. In fact, there’s just one now - the 2021 VW Tiguan....
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    02-01-2021, 10:36 AM
    Eric started a thread Codpiece Logic in Motor Mouth
    Wearers of the Holy Facial Codpiece insist that it “works” but also that others wear one - indicating it doesn’t. The fallback rationalization - and...
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    01-31-2021, 03:39 PM
    larryflew replied to a thread Parts & Ammo in Motor Mouth
    Hi Eric, have not posted for years since I kind of got out of muscle cars and Corvettes but had to say GREAT POST.
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    01-31-2021, 09:32 AM
    Eric started a thread The American Cubano in Motor Mouth
    America may soon look a lot like Cuba - with lots of ancient cars on the road, kept on the road by determined owners who want nothing to do with the...
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    01-29-2021, 07:22 PM
    I think a well maintained I.C. car will be quite desirable in the future. People like to be able to get in and go with quick stops for fuel. A full...
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  • Eric's Avatar
    01-29-2021, 08:02 AM
    An interesting thing about GM’s announcement the other day that it will only sell electric cars 14 years from now, by 2035. The New York Times - aka...
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