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Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 11-10-2018, 03:20 PM
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Posted By DGthe3
Everyone does it, not just GM. The whole point of...

Everyone does it, not just GM. The whole point of the press release is to gush about how wonderful all the new things are. They want you to remember the best parts. The trick is keeping an eye out...
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 11-09-2018, 07:18 PM
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Posted By DGthe3
This is what the Tahoe RST includes: ...

This is what the Tahoe RST includes:



22" Gloss Black aluminum wheels with custom silver inserts
Front and rear Black bowtie emblems
Unique Gloss Black Sport grille with body-color ...
Forum: Camaro Z/28 Forum - Z/28 Specific Topics 11-06-2018, 02:45 AM
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Posted By DGthe3
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e7qQ6_RV4VQ

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e7qQ6_RV4VQ
Forum: Camaro ZL1 Forum - ZL1 Specific Topics 11-06-2018, 12:43 AM
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Posted By DGthe3
As I said 7 and a half years ago ... which...

As I said 7 and a half years ago ...
which someone added to:



As to your question about gearing, generally speaking the more aggressive the gearing the worse your mileage will be. Higher...
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 11-05-2018, 04:32 PM
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Posted By DGthe3
Whatever it is, it doesn't seem like its going to...

Whatever it is, it doesn't seem like its going to have an internal combustion engine out front.
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 11-02-2018, 08:11 PM
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Posted By DGthe3
Lots of ignorance in their comments section...

Lots of ignorance in their comments section regarding the danger of hydrogen. Its actually safer than gasoline or diesel in the event of a tank rupture (which itself is rarer because the tanks are...
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 11-01-2018, 12:33 AM
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Posted By DGthe3
Yeah, if they abandon the CT#/XT# system ... what...

Yeah, if they abandon the CT#/XT# system ... what do they do with the XT4, XT5, and CT6?

a) Let them keep going along side the new models with 3rd naming structure in 5 years.

or

b) Slap...
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 11-01-2018, 12:25 AM
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Posted By DGthe3
That is a pretty good jump. In the past week...

That is a pretty good jump. In the past week they've gone up about 20%, but back in June they were up in the low $40 range.



I hope I never understand how investors rationalize things.
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 10-31-2018, 10:34 PM
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Posted By DGthe3
Ah, but you're forgetting something: GM is an...

Ah, but you're forgetting something: GM is an automaker. Wall Street seemingly hates automakers. Exception is Tesla, but they're treated like a tech company because they trade on assumed potential...
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 10-31-2018, 10:09 PM
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Posted By DGthe3
Yeah, despite approximately the same revenue...

Yeah, despite approximately the same revenue ($35.8B for GM; $34.6 at Ford), GM made an extra 2.1 billion in earnings before interest & tax.
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 10-31-2018, 04:12 PM
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Posted By DGthe3
I keep reading 'CT5' as 'CTS'. I can only imagine...

I keep reading 'CT5' as 'CTS'. I can only imagine how hard it will be to convince the general public that the CT5 is a thing & the CTS isn't.
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 10-29-2018, 09:45 PM
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Posted By DGthe3
Hey, its better to post the lower number with...

Hey, its better to post the lower number with confidence than the high one without.
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 10-29-2018, 08:31 PM
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Posted By DGthe3
If you trust statistics instead over anecdotes,...

If you trust statistics instead over anecdotes, thats fine by me. But I remember getting into a discussion with someone on the forum quite a while ago about reliability stories vs stats. I think it...
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 10-29-2018, 05:00 PM
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Posted By DGthe3
And if I remember correctly, you favour personal...

And if I remember correctly, you favour personal anecdotes over statistics, right?
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 10-10-2018, 02:04 PM
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Posted By DGthe3
I'm not sure whats going on. If it was just...

I'm not sure whats going on. If it was just because they cranked the boost up, the Ford would be just as bad, or worse -not better.

Its weird because the city mileage is about as good as you'd...
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 10-09-2018, 03:21 PM
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Posted By DGthe3
I fail to see how mounting the mirrors on a small...

I fail to see how mounting the mirrors on a small angled stalk is some horrible abomination while mounting an otherwise identical mirror straight out is beauty incarnate. Everyone has their...
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 10-09-2018, 01:42 PM
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Posted By DGthe3
Whats wrong with the mirrors?

Whats wrong with the mirrors?
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 10-08-2018, 08:01 PM
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Views: 1,567
Posted By DGthe3
Does it improve competition? No. But since the...

Does it improve competition? No. But since the business case for coming up with a unique in house design is terrible for the majority of these rebadged clones, improving competition wasn't going to...
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 10-08-2018, 02:40 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,567
Posted By DGthe3
This is not a new idea. Fiat sells reskinned...

This is not a new idea. Fiat sells reskinned Miatas. Chevy recently sold reskinned Nissan vans. VW sold reskinned Caravans. Toyota (inexplicably) sold Cavaliers. Other examples with Toyota include...
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 10-08-2018, 11:33 AM
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Posted By DGthe3
I thought that the Supra was going to be a good...

I thought that the Supra was going to be a good bit more expensive than the Camaro & Mustang. Like starting around 40 grand for the base model, then up roughly in line with the Corvette Stingray for...
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 10-05-2018, 02:56 PM
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Posted By DGthe3
Seems like someone on the camo team at GM likes...

Seems like someone on the camo team at GM likes disguising things as Dodges. Looks like a (fake) crosshair grill up there.
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 10-03-2018, 11:38 AM
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Posted By DGthe3
You trust your ability to drive. Do you...

You trust your ability to drive. Do you automatically trust everyone elses in any and every situation? Should everyone else automatically trust you? You already implicitly trust that the engineers...
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 10-02-2018, 08:19 PM
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Posted By DGthe3
If that came from a Canadian source then the...

If that came from a Canadian source then the mileage is either wrong, or terrible. We use imperial gallons instead of US gallons. Thats 4.54L in a gallon, vs 3.78L (US); about a 20% difference. So...
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 10-02-2018, 02:21 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,056
Posted By DGthe3
Rental fleet: Hertz, Avis, etc. These are...

Rental fleet: Hertz, Avis, etc. These are considered bad fleet sales.

Commercial fleet: work trucks, vans, company cars. These are considered good fleet sales.

Government fleet: police cars,...
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 09-30-2018, 12:29 PM
Replies: 278
Views: 24,472
Posted By DGthe3
So their lack of experience is an excuse to not...

So their lack of experience is an excuse to not study best practices? To not hire competent & experienced logistics personnel (and then listen to them)?

When there is more than a century of...
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 09-29-2018, 09:53 PM
Replies: 278
Views: 24,472
Posted By DGthe3
I can't fathom how they weren't 'on track' to...

I can't fathom how they weren't 'on track' to deliver all of them from day 1. Delivering a couple thousand cars per week from 1 plant isn't exactly the hardest task to accomplish in the automotive...
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 09-28-2018, 10:12 AM
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Posted By DGthe3
He asked about a big blazer. Those were built off...

He asked about a big blazer. Those were built off the full size truck platform & eventually renamed Tahoe.
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 09-27-2018, 10:45 PM
Replies: 267
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Posted By DGthe3
Why do a second Tahoe?

Why do a second Tahoe?
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 09-26-2018, 10:37 PM
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Posted By DGthe3
Absolutely. Just look at the hellhole that the...

Absolutely. Just look at the hellhole that the residents of Windsor have to look at every single day:
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Who could live, let alone work, in a place that looks like that?
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 09-26-2018, 04:33 PM
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Posted By DGthe3
I had forgotten they were a 'New York' company...

I had forgotten they were a 'New York' company until now. What was the claimed reason Johan had for moving there in the first place?
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