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Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 03-10-2010, 03:03 PM
Replies: 133
Views: 3,251
Posted By MrIcky
As others have said, another category for 'assist...

As others have said, another category for 'assist or split cost of a car'. I require my kids participate in some after school activities which limits the number of hours available for work- so...
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 03-10-2010, 10:26 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 509
Posted By MrIcky
No personal experience, I'd guess it would be...

No personal experience, I'd guess it would be mixed though. It's a pretty reliable Toyota engine (ya whatever, you KNOW it's a reliable engine) so it'd be easy to get parts for and service, but...
Forum: Off-topic Discussions 03-10-2010, 10:24 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 669
Posted By MrIcky
Money + too much idle time = too many...

Money + too much idle time = too many opportunities for bad choices
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 03-10-2010, 10:22 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 3,659
Posted By MrIcky
Darwin didn't say he had to die, just that he had...

Darwin didn't say he had to die, just that he had to fail to breed. All things considered- there is still hope.
Forum: Off-topic Discussions 03-10-2010, 09:59 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 3,516
Posted By MrIcky
Haha, ya this is true- but a lot of this is...

Haha, ya this is true- but a lot of this is because there are no gap-jumps between me and the kwik-e-mart (I've had my share of 'incidents' off road). Dirt is more forgiving than minivan bumper ;)....
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 03-10-2010, 09:48 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,262
Posted By MrIcky
People may lynch me for this- but I'd rather have...

People may lynch me for this- but I'd rather have this than the ZR1. Very nice.
Forum: Off-topic Discussions 03-09-2010, 01:24 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 3,516
Posted By MrIcky
Nice bike, have fun with it :).

Nice bike, have fun with it :).
Forum: Off-topic Discussions 03-08-2010, 11:31 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 828
Posted By MrIcky
I agree on Hurt Locker- it was excellent. Avatar...

I agree on Hurt Locker- it was excellent. Avatar absolutely deserved every technical achievement award that they could throw at it- and it was a very fun movie, but it wasn't an excellent movie as...
Forum: Off-topic Discussions 03-08-2010, 10:15 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 479
Posted By MrIcky
Great trick

Hope it isn't a repost, but:

http://www.autoblog.com/2010/03/05/video-bmw-s-1000-rr-pulls-off-the-old-tablecloth-trick/#continued
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 03-05-2010, 05:14 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 3,342
Posted By MrIcky
That's part of the problem Skyman- the OP...

That's part of the problem Skyman- the OP actually can't have an idea how fast she was coming into the spot per his description because he didn't see her. *edit* He says she came in like a bat out...
Forum: Off-topic Discussions 03-05-2010, 12:28 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 869
Posted By MrIcky
I'm typically horizontal

I'm typically horizontal
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 03-05-2010, 12:14 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 3,342
Posted By MrIcky
I thought of that as well. Insurance companies...

I thought of that as well. Insurance companies typically default to a rules of the road position in the absence of specific rules for parking lots. The first thing that would likely be looked at is...
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 03-05-2010, 11:27 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 633
Posted By MrIcky
I just research the hell out of whatever I want...

I just research the hell out of whatever I want to buy. Then I find one that's been on the lot a while. Then I offer somewhere in the bottom half of fair where I know they'll make about 3-4% and I...
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 03-05-2010, 11:22 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 3,342
Posted By MrIcky
I got curious and looked up Texas code (assumed...

I got curious and looked up Texas code (assumed that's where you were from your info OP)

Sec. 545.418. OPENING VEHICLE DOORS. A person may not:

(1) open the door of a motor vehicle on the...
Forum: Off-topic Discussions 03-05-2010, 10:57 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 423
Posted By MrIcky
I had a very similar experience. It was one of...

I had a very similar experience. It was one of the worst CS experiences I've had in the last decade.
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 03-05-2010, 10:48 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 3,342
Posted By MrIcky
Well here's the applicable Idaho Code, although...

Well here's the applicable Idaho Code, although I'm not sure it would apply to a gas station parking lot. I know this code is pretty much verbatim what my surrounding states have on record as well....
Forum: Off-topic Discussions 03-05-2010, 10:35 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,228
Posted By MrIcky
The difference is that the Chinese Government has...

The difference is that the Chinese Government has demonstrated a willingness to simply run people over with tanks. Plus they've only been prosperous for a couple decades, they've had a taste of the...
Forum: Chevy Camaro vs... 03-04-2010, 10:38 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,570
Posted By MrIcky
the r32 and the s2k are as fast in a straight...

the r32 and the s2k are as fast in a straight line (the S2K may be slightly faster) than the v6. The rx8 isn't quite as quick. The r32 has as much interior space (more in back, the same up front,...
Forum: Off-topic Discussions 03-04-2010, 10:09 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,228
Posted By MrIcky
I don't think anything will come of this, but...

I don't think anything will come of this, but it's a good lesson in just how much leverage China has. China's in a better position than we are to deal with an unhappy population too should they feel...
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 02-24-2010, 10:43 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 3,208
Posted By MrIcky
As Class1E pointed out though: "Normally, you...

As Class1E pointed out though:
"Normally, you are 100% correct. In fact, Car and Driver did a test in their March 2010 issue to determine the braking distance of a V6 Camry at closed throttle and...
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 02-22-2010, 03:05 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,255
Posted By MrIcky
http://www.motortrend.com/roadtests/sedans/112_080...

http://www.motortrend.com/roadtests/sedans/112_0807_2009_opel_insignia_first_drive/feature_options_specs.html

3314 LBS for an 09 Insignia. So add a couple hundred lbs for AWD.
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 02-22-2010, 02:56 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,662
Posted By MrIcky
OK, well as for cars- I haven't driven every...

OK, well as for cars- I haven't driven every hyper performance car on earth. I've driven a few Corvettes though and here's what I'll say about the Corvettes I've driven...they're pretty drama free...
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 02-22-2010, 01:45 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,662
Posted By MrIcky
Ya I'm on the sport bike bandwagon. Even better-...

Ya I'm on the sport bike bandwagon. Even better- get a drz400sm and go jump something. That'll give you your out-of-control moment. Good modern sportscars just don't really feel out of control...
Forum: Off-topic Discussions 02-22-2010, 10:14 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 668
Posted By MrIcky
:w00t: (not TOOO close though :D)

:w00t: (not TOOO close though :D)
Forum: Chevy Camaro vs... 02-22-2010, 10:09 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,650
Posted By MrIcky
Win what? Lots of different things to 'win' at. ...

Win what? Lots of different things to 'win' at. Race up a snow covered road? 1/4? Autocross?

Here's some other threads that might contain useful information for you:
...
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 02-22-2010, 09:46 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,509
Posted By MrIcky
LOL that's AWESOME. I can't really tell what it...

LOL that's AWESOME. I can't really tell what it is- it sort of looks like a light timer. He couldn't have just sprung for a dashhawk and avoided that?
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 02-22-2010, 09:44 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,255
Posted By MrIcky
GM can't be trapped by nostalgia in every one of...

GM can't be trapped by nostalgia in every one of their lines. People (here at least) get upset whenever GM moves in a different engine direction in any line, but they have to have a few car lines...
Forum: Off-topic Discussions 02-22-2010, 09:35 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 668
Posted By MrIcky
BBQ in the winter is awesome. I think it may be...

BBQ in the winter is awesome. I think it may be better than summer even. Plus the cold air traps the bbq smell down low to make your neighbors jealous.
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 02-19-2010, 11:06 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,320
Posted By MrIcky
I like your truck. I like the larger tires on...

I like your truck. I like the larger tires on the stock wheels without going crazy on the lift.
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 02-19-2010, 10:01 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,090
Posted By MrIcky
I agree with you on this. The first couple of...

I agree with you on this. The first couple of years of gen 2 with the very small corner bumpers were very cool.
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