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Forum: Camaro Convertible Forum Yesterday, 07:53 PM
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Posted By DGthe3
Moved to the convertible sub-forum

Moved to the convertible sub-forum
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion Yesterday, 07:36 PM
Replies: 4,637
Views: 485,987
Posted By DGthe3
Not quite what I was thinking, though it does...

Not quite what I was thinking, though it does have nice qualities for a fibreglass. At least seems plausible for a pickup truck bed. If they could make it twice as wide but half as thick it would...
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion Yesterday, 04:37 PM
Replies: 4,637
Views: 485,987
Posted By DGthe3
There are tons of ways to do composites....

There are tons of ways to do composites. Generally speaking, they're a combination of 2 material types. So while most people only think of carbon fibre and fibreglass, the possibilities are...
Forum: Off-topic Discussions Yesterday, 01:49 PM
Replies: 11,581
Views: 478,450
Posted By DGthe3
We haven't announced anything have we? ...

We haven't announced anything have we?







On an unrelated note ... be sure to keep that 8 engined monstrosity south of the 49th parallel, alright?
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion Yesterday, 01:29 PM
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Posted By DGthe3
Of course its for future vehicles in addition to...

Of course its for future vehicles in addition to the current lineup. Again, I mentioned that in my post: ' ... and whatever else is incomming that uses this powertrain in part or in full ... '

But...
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion Yesterday, 11:45 AM
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Posted By DGthe3
Revolutionary bed technology? I guess...

Revolutionary bed technology?

I guess they're doing something other than a simple steel bed. Has to be something besides materials, because it won't be aluminum -not after they went after Ford...
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion Yesterday, 11:36 AM
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Posted By DGthe3
You missed mine first. Yes, the GT is all...

You missed mine first.

Yes, the GT is all about promoting EcoBoast. But as I said ...

They don't have a direct branded equivalent to EcoBoast. Yes, they use the same technology. But they don't...
Forum: Ask AL 10-15-2017, 04:10 PM
Replies: 37
Sticky: Poll: Oct 2017 - Poll 1
Views: 1,765
Posted By DGthe3
Yup. Even if other posts in that thread get...

Yup. Even if other posts in that thread get deleted (for some reason) and its no longer #435 in that thread, it will forever be post 9,677,348 in the v-bulletin archives for our site and that link...
Forum: Ask AL 10-15-2017, 02:16 PM
Replies: 37
Sticky: Poll: Oct 2017 - Poll 1
Views: 1,765
Posted By DGthe3
If you click the post # in the top right corner,...

If you click the post # in the top right corner, you can get a perma-link to an individual post.

Linking back to a page doesn't work if people have changed their page display settings. For...
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 10-14-2017, 04:49 PM
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Posted By DGthe3
Who buys a 6 figure supercar with the slightest...

Who buys a 6 figure supercar with the slightest care about fuel economy?
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 10-14-2017, 02:37 PM
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Posted By DGthe3
Just to add to that: UNIFOR votes on the...

Just to add to that:

UNIFOR votes on the agreement Monday morning, possibly going back to work Monday night.
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 10-14-2017, 12:52 PM
Replies: 4,637
Views: 485,987
Posted By DGthe3
Why would it? GM doesn't have a V6 that they need...

Why would it? GM doesn't have a V6 that they need to perpetually hype up to cover for the fact that its not quite as good as an otherwise similar V8.

These are halo cars. They are meant to sell...
Forum: Ask AL 10-13-2017, 09:49 PM
Replies: 37
Sticky: Poll: Oct 2017 - Poll 1
Views: 1,765
Posted By DGthe3
Its not that he doesn't possess (or have access...

Its not that he doesn't possess (or have access to) the information, its that some things are explicitly forbidden from public disclosure.
Forum: Ask AL 10-13-2017, 08:40 PM
Replies: 37
Sticky: Poll: Oct 2017 - Poll 1
Views: 1,765
Posted By DGthe3
Not really. Out of the 40-ish questions asked so...

Not really. Out of the 40-ish questions asked so far, only a couple are quality control related. The majority of the questions could be broadly grouped as asking 'for' things, be it...
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 10-13-2017, 03:53 PM
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Views: 485,987
Posted By DGthe3
I'd put my money on the mid engine car being an...

I'd put my money on the mid engine car being an expansion of the lineup rather than a replacement. You don't double your plant size just to sell a few thousand mid engine cars per year.
Forum: V8 - Engine, Exhaust, Bolt-Ons, Tuning Equipment 10-13-2017, 11:35 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 655
Posted By DGthe3
Thread moved, title fixed -DG

Thread moved, title fixed

-DG
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 10-12-2017, 04:30 PM
Replies: 4,637
Views: 485,987
Posted By DGthe3
It would be awesome if they showed whatever's new...

It would be awesome if they showed whatever's new for 2019 at Detroit in January.
Forum: Off-topic Discussions 10-12-2017, 04:25 PM
Replies: 6,352
Views: 269,768
Posted By DGthe3
Sleeping Awake - P.O.D. ...

Sleeping Awake - P.O.D.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AoHHmGkpjoc
Forum: Site Related Announcements / Suggestions / Feedback / Questions 10-12-2017, 02:07 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 156
Posted By DGthe3
ChibiBlackSheep is correct. When you change...

ChibiBlackSheep is correct.

When you change your settings under 'Default Thread Subscription Mode' it only applies to threads you participate in after you make the changes. Anything from earlier...
Forum: Ask AL 10-12-2017, 11:23 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 445
Posted By DGthe3
It still might be. The reason they don't...

It still might be.

The reason they don't release times without a video is for validity. Otherwise they're just spitting out a number that, as far as anyone knows, they could be 100% completely...
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 10-12-2017, 11:10 AM
Replies: 4,637
Views: 485,987
Posted By DGthe3
If the threat is that they'll close CAMI, they'll...

If the threat is that they'll close CAMI, they'll just add another shift or something to the Mexico plant and be done with it. No re-tooling required.

But to address your point more generally, as...
Forum: Ask AL 10-10-2017, 10:43 PM
Replies: 37
Sticky: Poll: Oct 2017 - Poll 1
Views: 1,765
Posted By DGthe3
And just for ease of access, here are the...

And just for ease of access, here are the original posts for the three questions.

If you want to go back and re-read the threads, click on the little white-on-blue '[>]' button beside the...
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 10-09-2017, 09:42 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,224
Posted By DGthe3
No. Here is what GM originally said: ...

No.

Here is what GM originally said:
http://www.gm.com/mol/m-2017-oct-1002-electric.html


In other words: they believe that cars will be powered by hydrogen or batteries, at some unspecified...
Forum: Ask AL 10-07-2017, 01:39 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 238
Posted By DGthe3
Here is how it works: Step 1) Members create...

Here is how it works:

Step 1) Members create question threads
Step 2) Staff selects a few for members to vote on
Step 3) The most voted question is sent to Al & the team

Since we haven't...
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 10-04-2017, 11:19 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 413
Posted By DGthe3
I'm sure they would have ... if sales went down....

I'm sure they would have ... if sales went down. But since they were up, it would kinda look bad saying something like: 'yeah, and we would have done even better if it weren't for those storms'. Or...
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 10-03-2017, 08:54 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,895
Posted By DGthe3
For diesels? There isn't a ton of room for...

For diesels? There isn't a ton of room for improvement. But gasoline engines? Absolutely. HCCI alone can yield double digit improvements. And things like 48 volt electrical systems can dramatically...
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 10-03-2017, 08:36 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,895
Posted By DGthe3
Proposals are not laws. Until legislation...

Proposals are not laws. Until legislation actually gets passed, nothing has been banned.

And Electric semi's are an insanely terrible idea for anything but the shortest of trips (like shuttling...
Forum: Ask AL 10-02-2017, 11:42 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 546
Posted By DGthe3
Was that a typo, or were you actually trying to...

Was that a typo, or were you actually trying to say that there are ineffective kits that are cheap? It kinda works either way.
Forum: Ask AL 10-01-2017, 10:27 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 970
Posted By DGthe3
I'm not a computer or security expert. But I know...

I'm not a computer or security expert. But I know enough to understand that that the only thing that computers ever do is follow instructions. If there is any link whatsover between Nav and Control...
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 10-01-2017, 08:21 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,156
Posted By DGthe3
I remember playing NFS: Shift and dreading the...

I remember playing NFS: Shift and dreading the 'ring. To this day, I don't think I've perfected any of its three segments ... let alone the whole thing. Oh sure, I could win a race on it. But I can't...
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