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Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 03-25-2013, 11:21 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,313
Posted By Captain Awesome
If the mazda was already scratched up, I would...

If the mazda was already scratched up, I would not have offered to do anything because they would potenially try and claim you caused the damage.
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 03-25-2013, 11:15 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,590
Posted By Captain Awesome
Especially when you can see each and every LED as...

Especially when you can see each and every LED as a point of light... it's so 2005.
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 03-25-2013, 11:13 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,139
Posted By Captain Awesome
You had better be more specific or we'll faux get...

You had better be more specific or we'll faux get wood trim.
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 03-25-2013, 11:11 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,938
Posted By Captain Awesome
Can you honestly call it a "leak" when the...

Can you honestly call it a "leak" when the manufacturer publishes the photos to a sharing site intentionally to drum up interest?
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 03-25-2013, 11:03 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,313
Posted By Captain Awesome
I had the exact same reaction! I skipped...

I had the exact same reaction!

I skipped ahead to the last few seconds and saw the results. I could not watch the rest.
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 03-24-2013, 11:39 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,938
Posted By Captain Awesome
BINGO! Uniform like, as opposed to autozone...

BINGO! Uniform like, as opposed to autozone stick-on LED strips!
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 03-24-2013, 11:38 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,938
Posted By Captain Awesome
Well, actually, it is a quote from Jeremy...

Well, actually, it is a quote from Jeremy Clarkson from Top gear. He was making fun of some fancy car a few years back that had what he called "Fairie lights" on it, and it turns out that this is...
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 03-24-2013, 11:24 PM
Replies: 202
Views: 42,240
Posted By Captain Awesome
I addressed his weight concerns with my brilliant...

I addressed his weight concerns with my brilliant idea, but he was silent. Either that means he didn't like it, or GM is quietly off to the patent office...
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 03-24-2013, 08:07 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,938
Posted By Captain Awesome
Why is it that GM finally started puttinh LED...

Why is it that GM finally started puttinh LED lights on a large number of their cars and they decide to go with the obsolete 2005 style "christmas tree light" look that everyone abandoned in favor of...
Forum: 2016 Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro forum, news, rumors, discussions 03-24-2013, 08:02 PM
Replies: 198
Views: 20,801
Posted By Captain Awesome
Thanks for supporting an open discussion and...

Thanks for supporting an open discussion and encouraging all sides to participate.
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 03-24-2013, 12:11 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 8,183
Posted By Captain Awesome
If you park inside or live where there's spotty...

If you park inside or live where there's spotty cell coverage, the system will kill your battery faster because it is constantly trying to reach out to weak or non existing cell signals to connect,...
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 03-24-2013, 12:07 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 8,183
Posted By Captain Awesome
You can save a lot of weight by using a battery...

You can save a lot of weight by using a battery containing smaller lead plates. You will be seeing a lot of this in the coming years for obvious reasons.
Forum: Cosmetics and Lighting Modification Discussions 03-24-2013, 11:54 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,805
Posted By Captain Awesome
The bottom of the spoiler below the lower grill...

The bottom of the spoiler below the lower grill opening.
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 03-24-2013, 11:52 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 4,502
Posted By Captain Awesome
The same can be said for backup sensors and rear...

The same can be said for backup sensors and rear view cameras.

Luckily, hill assist is just software that was added to the ABS and Stability controls you already pay for, so it doesn't add to the...
Forum: 2016 Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro forum, news, rumors, discussions 03-23-2013, 01:44 AM
Replies: 198
Views: 20,801
Posted By Captain Awesome
Being that less than 30% of all firefighters are...

Being that less than 30% of all firefighters are paid professionals, you have over 70% chance of having a volunteer firefighter respond to your call. There are many good volunteers who do awesome...
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 03-23-2013, 01:15 AM
Replies: 202
Views: 42,240
Posted By Captain Awesome
Nice rendering that actually looks pretty good...

Nice rendering that actually looks pretty good from this view, but I have a lot of trouble with the image I have in mind of this thing from the side or a 3/4 view. The flatty front and loses sepd in...
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 03-23-2013, 01:08 AM
Replies: 202
Views: 42,240
Posted By Captain Awesome
Really? You think the Chevy SS is a great step...

Really? You think the Chevy SS is a great step forward, and the new Silverado is breathtakingly beautiful?

One is a hack rebadge with import styling cues, and the other is a timid restyling of the...
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 03-23-2013, 01:04 AM
Replies: 202
Views: 42,240
Posted By Captain Awesome
I hope you're just making a joke, because this is...

I hope you're just making a joke, because this is totally false.
Forum: 2016 Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro forum, news, rumors, discussions 03-21-2013, 09:38 PM
Replies: 198
Views: 20,801
Posted By Captain Awesome
I'd love to discuss this, but it saddens me that...

I'd love to discuss this, but it saddens me that you didn't read my sources. The one goes on about the new method GM has cooked up for making stamped body panels from magnesium. Apparently it stamps...
Forum: 2016 Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro forum, news, rumors, discussions 03-21-2013, 08:21 PM
Replies: 198
Views: 20,801
Posted By Captain Awesome
I never said that either video explained how...

I never said that either video explained how these fires got started. I was using them to show what happens when magnesuim is already on fire. Obviously the VW engine blocks were intentionally set on...
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 03-21-2013, 07:29 PM
Replies: 736
Views: 70,751
Posted By Captain Awesome
I wasn't married to the folding lights on the C5...

I wasn't married to the folding lights on the C5 so when they switched them I didn't object until I saw them. The weird projector lights were tiny compared to the large body colored surround that was...
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 03-21-2013, 07:25 PM
Replies: 736
Views: 70,751
Posted By Captain Awesome
What if you used that coating that you put on the...

What if you used that coating that you put on the outside mirrors that darkens them electrically to turn the headlights black so they disappear into a '67-'68 ish front end?

The coating would not...
Forum: 2016 Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro forum, news, rumors, discussions 03-21-2013, 01:42 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 7,043
Posted By Captain Awesome
Alternatively, they could start up a program...

Alternatively, they could start up a program where they "refurbish" older cars for a reasonable price.

Since older cars are exempt from mandates, they could essentially pry off the VIN number...
Forum: 2016 Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro forum, news, rumors, discussions 03-21-2013, 01:01 AM
Replies: 198
Views: 20,801
Posted By Captain Awesome
The danger with magnesium is how reactive it is...

The danger with magnesium is how reactive it is when burning. If it touches water, it causes showers of sparks and flames because of the hydrogen it emits.

Water bottle thrown onto burning VW...
Forum: 2016 Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro forum, news, rumors, discussions 03-21-2013, 12:48 AM
Replies: 198
Views: 20,801
Posted By Captain Awesome
The same mindset that pushed us into these...

The same mindset that pushed us into these materials to stop polluting the air with CO2 are the same ones who have closed down almost all of the U.S. mines that were extracting rare earth metals.
...
Forum: 2016 Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro forum, news, rumors, discussions 03-21-2013, 12:43 AM
Replies: 198
Views: 20,801
Posted By Captain Awesome
I'm working on fixes for all these problems. ...

I'm working on fixes for all these problems.

One day, the rest of you guys will thank me.
Forum: 2016 Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro forum, news, rumors, discussions 03-21-2013, 12:40 AM
Replies: 198
Views: 20,801
Posted By Captain Awesome
http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/10/do-you-ha...

http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/10/do-you-have-the-stomach-for-magnesium-trucks/

With all this talk about 15% weight reduction, this looks like the obvious solution, because it follows...
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 03-21-2013, 12:25 AM
Replies: 736
Views: 70,751
Posted By Captain Awesome
I'm part of the 20% that knows what I dislike,...

I'm part of the 20% that knows what I dislike, and continue to dislike it because I don't ever dislike things without really good reasons which don't change over time.
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 03-20-2013, 10:24 PM
Replies: 736
Views: 70,751
Posted By Captain Awesome
Please just not those repulsive "sunglasses" LED...

Please just not those repulsive "sunglasses" LED lights from the EU model. Those look like the designer "phoned it in".
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 03-20-2013, 10:20 PM
Replies: 736
Views: 70,751
Posted By Captain Awesome
Do you have the original with the exif data...

Do you have the original with the exif data intact?

If this is true then what I said does come into play. 70mm is considered a Zoom, and will flatten the perspective.
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