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Northern Virginia Roll Call

Discussion in 'Virginia' started by r6hokie, Nov 17, 2011.

  1. Apr 20, 2021 at 10:35 AM
    fatfurious2

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    The coverking's dont have foam.. ? I lifted the back of my seats by 1/2" and I can definitely notice it

    I dont use AC in my truck because summer is the best time of the year. Gotta absorb all of the heat before winter comes again.
     
  2. Apr 20, 2021 at 10:38 AM
    crashdb

    crashdb Dangerous with an angle grinder..

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    Stuff that my wife thinks I don't need.
    The neoprene "foam." It's a foam rubber. It started to deteriorate from underneath.

    I mean, I like to open all the windows and stuff as well, but if I'm feeling a little humid I use the A/C. I absorbed enough heat daily riding a motorcycle in AZ. Probably for a few lifetimes.
     
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  3. Apr 20, 2021 at 10:41 AM
    fatfurious2

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    oh. My coverking ballistic covers are just the material, no foam.

    I love this weather. My fiance gave me an evil eye today when I told her we werent going to turn on the AC in the house just yet, and to open all of the windows :anonymous:
     
  4. Apr 20, 2021 at 10:44 AM
    crashdb

    crashdb Dangerous with an angle grinder..

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    Yes! This is my favorite weather. I'm just not good with the humidity.

    Ah. I have nothing against Cover King. They've been around for a while too. I went with the neoprene ones because I was feeling cheap, but wanted the Wet Okole. You would think I had learned this lesson by now. I'm a buy twice kind of guy.
     
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  5. Apr 20, 2021 at 10:51 AM
    fatfurious2

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    Ima buy 6 times, cry 8..

    I always say I love it when I walk out to get the mail, and Im sweating in the 30 feet, is the best weather.. but maybe not as much anymore. Maybe sweating in 10 feet :rofl: Anyways, my bike is air cooled and I dont have AC there, so I will continue to love the weather.
     
  6. Apr 20, 2021 at 10:53 AM
    EatSleepTacos

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    My solution to swamp ass. This is my first car with cooled seats and I’m a big fan.

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  7. Apr 20, 2021 at 10:56 AM
    crashdb

    crashdb Dangerous with an angle grinder..

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    Fo' sho'. Some of the current car comfort items I would have laughed at years ago. But now I find myself not being able to live without them. Seat coolers are da bom, yo!
     
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  8. Apr 20, 2021 at 10:58 AM
    EatSleepTacos

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    Agreed. I used to scoff at stuff like climate control or push button start but damn it's convenient.
     
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  9. Apr 20, 2021 at 11:02 AM
    ilubtimmyhos

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    Seriously though, people who have auto climate controls but set the temp extra high or low because they think "it will work faster" make me want to punch out their windows.
     
  10. Apr 20, 2021 at 11:02 AM
    EatSleepTacos

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    This is Kara in a nutshell.
     
  11. Apr 20, 2021 at 11:03 AM
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    4x4 Conversion w/ FJ T-Case, King 2.5 Extended Travel Coilovers w/ JBA UCAs, King 12" 2.0 Smoothies w/ BAMF relocate in the rear, OME Dakar leaf pack, 4.56 gears w/ ARB air locker, Archive Hammer Hangers w/ crossbar brace, ARB Snorkel, Custom Bed cap w/ Roofnest Sparrow XL, Retrofit Headlights, Wrapped in 3M Satin Perfect Blue
    Well good thing i never ride with her because I would have to punch out a window in the Kia
     
  12. Apr 20, 2021 at 11:03 AM
    crashdb

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    I used to travel a lot for work. At the time the car I had was push-button start and proximity key. All those rental cars used to make me look like an idiot when I'd travel. I'd either walk up to the door and pull the handle and nothing would happen. Or actually remember to hit the fob button and put the keys back in my pocket. Now I'm on my third vehicle with the options, so I'm officially ruined.
     
  13. Apr 20, 2021 at 11:53 AM
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    I haven't had a car with a FOB and still prefer a key. My wife's car is keyless and sometimes I leave the FOB in the car. I'm not very trainable in my old age. :anonymous:

    On the other hand, my motorcycle has a FOB and that I love. But there's no center console to leave the FOB in, so it's somewhat idiot proof.
     
  14. Apr 20, 2021 at 11:57 AM
    EatSleepTacos

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    Do you secretly wear women's pants that don't have pockets? My key fob just stays in my pocket if I'm going somewhere.
     
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  15. Apr 20, 2021 at 11:59 AM
    buyobuyo

    buyobuyo Read The Fucking Manual

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    A thing or two...
    The proximity unlock and push button start is nice on the rentals, amd I could live with it on a personal vehicle. It's all the other safety/pseudo autodriving features that I hate and turn off.
     
  16. Apr 20, 2021 at 12:03 PM
    fatfurious2

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    i heard @Darkgoatracer has AC steering wheel in his Lambo
     
  17. Apr 20, 2021 at 12:19 PM
    crashdb

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    You've NEVER had a car with a fob?? I mean, we're close in age, but I have to go back three or four cars before I can say I didn't have one.

    And put the fob in the pocket. Make it a habit. Trust me. Because nothing is worse than getting to work and realizing your fob is sitting on your shoe bench in your garage.
     
  18. Apr 20, 2021 at 12:30 PM
    BTHawk

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    Nice. I will say that cooled seats aren't always the solution though. I've had several rental cars with them and the cooling/ventilation actually caused swamp ass. I know that is counterintuitive to what is supposed to happen, but...maybe they just hadn't gotten it right in those cars? Good to know they work in the Highlander! :thumbsup:

    That proximity key is no joke...love it! I am so trained to use it at this point that I just installed the passenger side version on my Taco. It was annoying me that I couldn't use it on that side of the truck. First world problems...
     
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  19. Apr 20, 2021 at 12:34 PM
    EatSleepTacos

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    So far they're pretty great but we'll see how well it works in the dead of summer. I'm really loving this car so far so it should definitely be on your short list to look at when you get back stateside.
     
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  20. Apr 20, 2021 at 1:04 PM
    fatfurious2

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    Ive never had a car with a fob. My 2018 Harley had one though
     

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