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Invisible cloaking.

Discussion in 'General Automotive' started by gasgasman, Jan 16, 2013.

  1. Jan 16, 2013 at 5:42 AM
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    gasgasman

    gasgasman [OP] ASE Master Tech.

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    Driving to work this morning, I got cut off 3 times. I was not even driving fast. I'd be cruising down a lane, then all of a sudden a person would jump out of their stopped lane into mine.
    This happens every day. :mad:

    How do I remove the invisible cloaking on my Taco?
    'bout ready to mount my GoPro on the dash for evidence.
     
  2. Jan 16, 2013 at 6:37 AM
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    chris4x4

    chris4x4 With sufficient thrust, pigs fly just fine. Thor

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    Lots of strobe lights?
     
  3. Jan 16, 2013 at 6:39 AM
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  4. Jan 16, 2013 at 6:48 AM
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    Do you have your head lights on?
     
  5. Jan 16, 2013 at 6:55 AM
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    does turning tires to black wall out count? How bout added snug top rebel.
    I've been wondering same thing! My daily driver before the taco was a 97 f350 crewcab, I would get cut off once a week. Now, in the taco, I get cut off 3-4 times a day!
    I'm thinking bad ass front bumper with fog lights always on, maybe will reduce the amount of times we get cut off. Maybe not, so many people on the road that shouldn't be allowed to drive.
     
  6. Jan 16, 2013 at 6:56 AM
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    Doesn't matter...... I have might lights on all the time. People are just stupid.

    My drive to work is more like a game. Guessing what these stupid people are gonna do next. Predict their stupid actions and try to get away from them.

    I love it when their brains are about 30 seconds too late. When they get into another lane and put their blinkers on AFTER they've started moving. No need to tell me ...I've figured it out before you put your blinkers on, you dumb ass!!:D

    (I predict this thread will turn into a 'drivers venting' type thread) ;)
     
  7. Jan 16, 2013 at 6:59 AM
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    KenpachiZaraki

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    Zombie bumper with sharp pointy things and air horn
     
  8. Jan 16, 2013 at 10:03 AM
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    lots of these types know you are there and will simply cut you off because they expect you will slow down in time. At least that's how it is driving around Washington DC
     
  9. Jan 16, 2013 at 10:09 AM
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    I don't get cut off often if ever. And on the rare occurrences I do, the nice part of having a lift is I can see right over them and can tell if they're braking to brake or brake checking me. And I don't slow down for brake checking. The ARB just sits a few inches off their bumper while they squirm.

    Fuckers...
     
  10. Jan 16, 2013 at 3:04 PM
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    gasgasman

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    Yes. And the fog lights are on.

    It only happens in the morning on the way to work.
     
  11. Jan 16, 2013 at 3:55 PM
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    I think the slightly smaller size of the Tacoma, as a pickup, fools people into thinking it's further away than it really is. From the front, the Tacoma looks like a larger full-size pickup. With that firmly in the other driver's mind, it's actual size gives the impression of a large pickup not being so close. As a result, others pull out or change lanes.

    Of course, anyone paying the least bit of attention would not be so easily fooled. Sadly, far too many seemingly drive on auto-pilot (distracted physically or mentally, etc), paying little or no real attention to the gosh darn road.

    What can you do about? Just be well aware it can happen and be prepared to respond quickly when it does.
     
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