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Man oh man what did I do...

Discussion in 'Technical Chat' started by foquack, May 4, 2011.

  1. May 5, 2011 at 6:00 AM
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    joneill03

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    My first truck didn't even have power steering...IIRC it was about 12 turns lock to lock.
    Ahh, those were the days :D
     
  2. May 5, 2011 at 6:25 AM
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    BrokenTusk

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    I kinda agree. just like I think everyone should first learn to drive a standard before an auto. Gotta learn a driveline to respect it.
     
  3. May 5, 2011 at 6:26 AM
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    Let's' not get this man's thread too far off topic.
     
  4. May 5, 2011 at 6:27 AM
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    BrokenTusk

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    Lol I don't think the OP has responded to anything except the 1st comment
     
  5. May 5, 2011 at 6:32 AM
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    JKD

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    Wow, you shouldn't allow ABS (or, presumably, any technological improvement) on a vehicle because IF it fails the driver MIGHT not react well?

    What other technological improvements shouldn't we be using? Windshield wipers? Electrical headlamps? Pneumatic tires?
     
  6. May 5, 2011 at 6:39 AM
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    Perhaps NOT allowed is a bit strong. I just think that people should know how to react without the help of the computer. I retract my earlier post.
     
  7. May 5, 2011 at 6:40 AM
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    Tech should be allowed, and people should actually be trained to drive properly, over in Europe, you spend 10 hours with the driving instructor minimum.
     
  8. May 5, 2011 at 6:44 AM
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    I used to drive a Civic with no ABS. There was nothing different about driving it.

    When did this turn into a waaaa waaaa I don't like ABS thread?
     
  9. May 5, 2011 at 6:52 AM
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    I don't see anyone crying in here.
     
  10. May 5, 2011 at 7:51 AM
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    IDK. I see complaining of electronics when there is always the option of buying old.
     
  11. May 5, 2011 at 9:06 AM
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  12. May 5, 2011 at 9:06 AM
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    In the snow ABS sucks. I wish there was a switch to turn it off. Instead its a Fed mandate? WTF .. get the gov't out of my life.
     
  13. May 5, 2011 at 9:12 AM
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    Agreed
     
  14. May 5, 2011 at 9:45 AM
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    Would the warranty cover hooking up the battery backwards?
     
  15. May 5, 2011 at 9:45 AM
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    it will if you forget to mention what happened
     
  16. May 5, 2011 at 9:49 AM
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    If they can determine OUTSIDE INFLUENCE then you are screwed. More than likely they will know.
     
  17. May 5, 2011 at 9:53 AM
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    One would think that they could tell.
     
  18. May 5, 2011 at 9:57 AM
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    They were able to tell me how many times my VSC had engaged since I had the ECU reflashed , pretty sure they will figure this one out .
     
  19. May 5, 2011 at 10:04 AM
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    Did they mention how many times you used ATRAC?










    Sorry, had to
     
  20. May 5, 2011 at 10:10 AM
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    Actually , yes
     
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