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Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 05-13-2009, 01:39 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,385
Posted By Oracle
I appologize, my first post was based on...

I appologize, my first post was based on assumptions and experience. I took the time to test my hypothesis (slow day in the lab). to measure volatility i measured out 10 mL of both gasoline and...
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 05-11-2009, 07:13 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 7,681
Posted By Oracle
i dont quite look at it like that. i see muscle...

i dont quite look at it like that. i see muscle cars and tuners as different things, and it states it pretty clearly in the descriptions. DG said it best as its either muscle or it isnt. you cant...
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 05-11-2009, 06:55 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,385
Posted By Oracle
I would NEVER put acetone in my fuel, several...

I would NEVER put acetone in my fuel, several reasons really. the stuff is volatile. like rediculously volatile. it would evaporate out faster than you could use 1/4 of the tank, thus only giving you...
Forum: Camaro V8 LS3 / L99 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 05-11-2009, 05:31 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,499
Posted By Oracle
I can see both the pros and cons of having an AWD...

I can see both the pros and cons of having an AWD car, especially big V8 style. But really the Cons outweigh the Pros several fold.

Cons:
1. AWD adds weight because it needs a transfer case to...
Forum: Chevy Camaro vs... 04-24-2009, 12:26 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 14,623
Posted By Oracle
To much "Need For Speed: Pro Street" for you my...

To much "Need For Speed: Pro Street" for you my friend. anyways,
Drag: SS by a few seconds
Drift: now where is that video of the WRX drifting? AWD cars can be drifted but its all about the driver...
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 04-24-2009, 11:32 AM
Replies: 225
Views: 21,797
Posted By Oracle
Just like the rebadgeing concept people tear down...

Just like the rebadgeing concept people tear down pontiac for GM doing it wrong. Pontiac just needs some love to make them a performance division and give them a reason to live. BTW pontiac has had...
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 04-14-2009, 11:11 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,182
Posted By Oracle
The idea of LEDs in the headlights arent to...

The idea of LEDs in the headlights arent to illuminate your way, but to rather make yourself more visable. the human eye is naturally attracted to light so it will notice those things more often be...
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 04-09-2009, 01:49 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,556
Posted By Oracle
but thats the wrong idea isnt it? the company...

but thats the wrong idea isnt it? the company executes a good idea poorly and instead of addressing the execution you address the idea? im sorry but i agree with Mr. Black here. platforms and...
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 04-01-2009, 04:26 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,020
Posted By Oracle
first off ive never understood why you would want...

first off ive never understood why you would want to kill off brands... to me it makes sense to rebadge a good car in a different package. think of it this way, you decide you want a midsized car....
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 03-30-2009, 01:53 AM
Replies: 83
Poll: Speed Limit
Views: 5,571
Posted By Oracle
alright alright alright T.Boat your starting to...

alright alright alright T.Boat your starting to become hostile at the comments. take a second and calm down bro. the idea is that an F class license would be to difficult to make work. people would...
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 03-16-2009, 02:08 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,381
Posted By Oracle
Its all advertisement. does shell clean your...

Its all advertisement. does shell clean your engine when you run it? absolutely... along with most every other gasoline out there. every top tier rated company uses detergent addatives in fuel to...
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 03-12-2009, 12:23 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,582
Posted By Oracle
I especially love the comments on Autoblog that...

I especially love the comments on Autoblog that blame his death on intoxication and not wearing a seatbelt. The intoxication wasnt to a degree of proper inhibition of the drivers abilities. the...
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 03-04-2009, 11:16 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,016
Posted By Oracle
Currently the Prius is the "best" solution to all...

Currently the Prius is the "best" solution to all things calling for fuel economy, asside from a TDI wearing a VW badge. it has a mild price tag so the middle class can keep their hands in, good fuel...
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 02-23-2009, 02:26 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 5,529
Posted By Oracle
Ethanol saves the manufactures a little bit of...

Ethanol saves the manufactures a little bit of cash because of a tax waver for oxygenating the fuel. like i said before adding ethanol adds oxygen to the fuel resulting in a more complete burn of the...
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 02-23-2009, 11:58 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 5,529
Posted By Oracle
There was an article on a study that found that...

There was an article on a study that found that blends up to 30% ethanol showed infiticimal losses in fuel economy. sadly i cant quote that article because it was published by Chemical and...
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 02-19-2009, 12:29 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,462
Posted By Oracle
this car would be perfect without the fastback....

this car would be perfect without the fastback. but even with it the beauty is only mildly comprimised. I love that front facia to no end.
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 02-11-2009, 12:44 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 971
Posted By Oracle
Since HP is a function of torque we essentually...

Since HP is a function of torque we essentually have a fairly precise representation right there. although, if you want to get a more accurate figure things get messy. first off you cant get accurate...
Forum: Off-topic Discussions 02-07-2009, 06:42 PM
Replies: 208
Views: 8,897
Posted By Oracle
I'm a chemist working in a QC petrolium lab for...

I'm a chemist working in a QC petrolium lab for KMEP. not bad for a 20 year old eh? once i finish a masters or doctorates in Physical chem (whenever i get completely fed up with school) im going to...
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 01-27-2009, 06:30 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,711
Posted By Oracle
OHC engines have the ability to use multiple...

OHC engines have the ability to use multiple valves. this gives greater high rpm flow velocity, meaning it can cram more air into the cylinder at high rpms, meaning similar HP with less displacement....
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 01-26-2009, 12:43 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,564
Posted By Oracle
The 2.3 million dollar price tag doesnt even...

The 2.3 million dollar price tag doesnt even matter because, if i recall correctly, this car is already sold out. All the models they are going to produce have already been sold.

As for the CF vs...
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 01-14-2009, 06:07 PM
Replies: 729
Views: 32,900
Posted By Oracle
Black==============> 7 Summit White========> 5 ...

Black==============> 7
Summit White========> 5
Rally Yellow==========> 1
Victory Red==========> 2
Cyber Gray Metallic====> 10
Silver Ice Metallic=====> 4
Inferno Orange Metallic=> 8
Red Jewel...
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 01-13-2009, 11:51 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,928
Posted By Oracle
Here is the difference between the D3 and the...

Here is the difference between the D3 and the japanese automakers. Detroit builds Fuel cell vehicles and calls them prototypes, because that is what they are to the engineers. then they give those...
Forum: Off-topic Discussions 01-05-2009, 04:49 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,430
Posted By Oracle
i vote for the high jumper. with the way the...

i vote for the high jumper. with the way the dunes get torn up these days the comfort is invaluable, especially because you can still cruise it as you "get old". just my .02.
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 01-05-2009, 12:07 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,561
Posted By Oracle
9.2L/100km * 1 USGal/3.785L * 100km/62mph *...

9.2L/100km * 1 USGal/3.785L * 100km/62mph * 0.8327 ImpGal/1 USgal = 2.0 gal/62 miles. or find the reciprocal of that to make it 62 miles/2.0 gal which= 31 mpg.

Headpunter is right, im just showing...
Forum: Off-topic Discussions 01-04-2009, 03:11 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,430
Posted By Oracle
It really depends on the bike's purpose in life....

It really depends on the bike's purpose in life. if your looking for something to get the job done, whatever the job may be, then a sportsman 500 is right up your alley. in fact polaris is almost the...
Forum: Off-topic Discussions 12-17-2008, 07:13 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 5,690
Posted By Oracle
Very nice setup spike. My question though is that...

Very nice setup spike. My question though is that with all the other top end components what kept you from picking up a 9850 or 9950 BE? especially with all the deals they have been having on them...
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 12-06-2008, 06:34 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,966
Posted By Oracle
I beleive the whole oil price was the catalyst to...

I beleive the whole oil price was the catalyst to this entire global recession, and it goes way beyond the transportation of goods. Oil provides SO much more than just energy. this is the most common...
Forum: Off-topic Discussions 12-05-2008, 11:33 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,718
Posted By Oracle
This i dont beleive. we arent destroying the...

This i dont beleive. we arent destroying the resources of this planet, just changing their form. so in the future when you say "I need 300 lbs of aluminum" your not going to go open up a mine and...
Forum: Camaro V6 LLT Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 12-04-2008, 08:52 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 8,420
Posted By Oracle
a regulat c6 has a lower CD than your VW. the...

a regulat c6 has a lower CD than your VW. the reason a Z06 doesnt is because they put things on it like a chin spoiler. this increases down force to make the Z06 a better track car, but consiquently...
Forum: Chevy Camaro vs... 11-24-2008, 08:18 AM
Replies: 352
Views: 51,651
Posted By Oracle
I beleive, and i have said this several times...

I beleive, and i have said this several times before, that performance wise the M3 is the camaros true competition. everything else it just leaves limp. they will both have similar power, similar...
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