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don't be a faggot

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324f87 No.11248[Reply]

Post your questions here.

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19b483 No.14378

Went and had a look at a 08 Polo GTI 9N3 as a new daily to replace my V8 which I want to turn into a project car of sorts. No good, could hear that the timing belt was playing up and the seats were surprisingly uncomfortable. Tried out some Lancer hatch after that but it was big hunk of shit with absolutely no guts to it.

Looks like a '10-'12 Mazda 3 is going to be the only option available to me within my price range sub $10k ausfagian. Anything in particular to look out for with them?

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0644fc No.12688[Reply]

We mostly talk about cars. Motorcycles are welcome too. The only rules are:

1. Don't be a faggot.

2. Spoiler NSFW content and assume spoilers are NSFW.

Questions? Suggestions? Comments? Post them here or send me an email at [email protected]

Post new banners here as well.

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dec9a5 No.14332

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Poor banner attempt

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94c65d No.12328[Reply]

Was looking around for a torrent and found this on youtube. Funimation also has Second Stage on their channel, but nothing later than that. Here's the playlist for First Stage: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SVG7zusJ1t8&list=ELLBPz0QR3ebI

Third, Fifth and Final Stages are readily available on nyaa, but I can't find Fourth Stage anywhere. If anyone has it or knows where to find it, please post it.

I also came across an "Initial D Legend" trilogy, never heard of it but it looks like it was released last year? Also available on nyaa.

Also, here is the complete manga that an anon posted a while ago: https://mega.nz/#F!cQUFHJJa!MFUJaCq-RJ1ry1EAUGOU5w

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e4d345 No.13851

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7ff7b6 No.13794[Reply]

It seems every car made these days is full of computers and electronic components that cannot be serviced but that can be hacked by evil doers.

Let's remember some cars from the good old days before the electronic cancer metastasized.

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1a63f9 No.13953


More likely than not it is in good condition. They were made in years when Audi first discovered anti-rust stuff, and they did not spare it. [spoiler]Also replacement parts cost nothing, i got both front wings sandwashed,

worked on with antirust stuff and grounded with only 80 euros[/spoiler]Which still is a lot for a student

4148a1 No.13954


I'm worried since I live in America, and euro cars are usually pretty pricey to get parts for. Plus I have a project truck that I'm working on and I need to get that done before I can even think about getting another car

ae3dc0 No.14097


I'd just like to interject for moment. What you're refering to as Linux, is in fact, GNU/Linux, or as I've recently taken to calling it, GNU plus Linux. Linux is not an operating system unto itself, but rather another free component of a fully functioning GNU system made useful by the GNU corelibs, shell utilities and vital system components comprising a full OS as defined by POSIX.

Many computer users run a modified version of the GNU system every day, without realizing it. Through a peculiar turn of events, the version of GNU which is widely used today is often called Linux, and many of its users are not aware that it is basically the GNU system, developed by the GNU Project.

There really is a Linux, and these people are using it, but it is just a part of the system they use. Linux is the kernel: the program in the system that allocates the machine's resources to the other programs that you run. The kernel is an essential part of an operating system, but useless by itself; it can only function in the context of a complete operating system. Linux is normally used in combination with the GNU operating system: the whole system is basically GNU with Linux added, or GNU/Linux. All the so-called Linux distributions are really distributions of GNU/Linux!

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Funny you should mention this, here's a snippet from the "software information" in my 2017 toyota's head unit.

9db24f No.14381

I tend to agree with you but on one hand having electronics support your mechanical systems makes plenty of sense. Things like obd are life savers but having your entire car controlled by a computer that is running closed source software on some rom somewhere is fucking retarded and should be outlawed.

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9d3bd2 No.13847[Reply]

>tfw this board is dead

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ab400d No.13861


Maybe you should contribute actual content in an effort to revive it, rather than just sit here and AAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAA before going back to whatever other board you browse.

9d3bd2 No.13862

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hey man, i wanna learn about cars from this board. I don't have much to contribute, just kills me that it is so slow, such a nice board

39c6c1 No.13865


I wanna be that cat.

96c8fa No.13869


That is why most of us are here

This board used to be even slower

6a0540 No.14380


me too my dude, I love garfield

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65b4c7 No.13681[Reply]

What does /o/ think about the mx-5, both old and new?

I ask cause I'm thinking of getting one second hand and want to know whether I should go for a newer varient or the MK1. I also have no real knowledge on cars.

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1e1dfb No.13885


>avoid JDM Miata?

Yes. I know they are a bitch to register after importing, and I don't know how much of that carries over to ownership transfers and registration renewal.

They are dumb anyway. Unless it's one of the special editions they didn't import officially, it's exactly the same car you can buy normally but with the steering wheel on the wrong side of the car. It's silly.

dc5c4a No.13891

Poor man's convertible.

021c01 No.13892


The NC is the Ratchet: Deadlocked of Miatas

I have no idea what that means.

3700c4 No.13901


Sorry, my nerd was showing. Basically its the least good one that is the least resembling of what people like about the MX-5 platform. People who like the NC are on par with people that think Burger King is the best fast food chain and eat their pizza with ranch dressing. They also tuck all their shirts into their pants regardless of if they are at work or not, thinking that it makes them look more gentlemanly than their peers when all it really makes them look like is a huge fucking dork that can only get laid by taking advantage of fat drunk cosplayers with low standards at anime conventions. If you buy an MX-5 NC then you are destined to become that one person in their 40's who refuses to watch any movies over a PG rating even if they don't have any actual children with them because you don't like "inappropriate things".

ed052f No.14379


N-nou… Miatas are qt tbh

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c14ed2 No.4040[Reply]

Can /o/ identify this vehicle? People are in danger.

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c14ed2 No.10201


mind if I butt in about this?

c14ed2 No.10206


Sure, take a seat in the matter.

c14ed2 No.10213

I need more Kalashnikov

ca5250 No.14375


I don't know about you guys butt I'm having trouble following along here.

e12cbe No.14377


Bitch, please.

This thread is from 2015.

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fe9036 No.10418[Reply]

Hey, figured we could have a "spotted" thread. Post pictures that you yourself have taken while out and about.

Pic related, saw a really clean SRT-10 a couple weeks ago that was stopped in front of me at a light.

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bfacc5 No.14362

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Every country will

707880 No.14365


But why? Why do you need a fast car in a city center? With the traffic in those places, you're lucky if you make an average of 10mph, anyway. Why not buy a nice sports car and a town car if you've got the money for an i8?

bfacc5 No.14367


For dick measurements, obviously.

083c62 No.14369


People don't buy much cars and don't them as much in the city centers. Where I live, I drive faster in the center of the big city than in the surburbs.

Also dick measurement, yes.

c2a23d No.14376

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Look what I saw this morning

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508ce3 No.14371[Reply]

Seems like every car on the market now has an interior design/layout that evokes the image of a redditor bazingers!! soyboi's shuttlecraft on its way to an alpha centauri gay bar while some nigger fucks his wife. I fucking hate it so much.

Are there any cars or trucks with spartan or function-over-form interiors? No stupid color LCDs, bulbous, overly-curved abomination dashboards and retardedly large and obnoxious vents?

108ad1 No.14372

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I have no recommendations to give, aside from just buying 90's cars and realizing that the average consumer buys cheap plastic garbage and doesn't car about satisfying dials or actually having a dashboard instead of a ton of awkward empty space.

Good luck on your search. I hope you can find something new that isn't trash, but I'm not optimistic.

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The russians are still trying. What a shame their road cars are garbage. Great offroaders and vans though.

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10b712 No.115[Reply]

Any moto friends here?
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a9098d No.13471

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any other dualsporters here?

50e620 No.14308

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Reviving bread

Just got my first bike and I'm looking for saddlebags. They need to lock and be rain resistant. What should I look at? More importantly, what should I avoid?

Pic related, my new bike.

54be28 No.14348

I managed to finally get my motorcycle license this summer. Too bad it was late summer and life in the Scandinavia is snow and rain, but I got a little bit of driving done.

My first bike is a used Kawasaki ZX600 from 1999. It's pretty fun.

This thread didn't really help stave off my craving for going out and riding.

5859aa No.14350


Northen yuropean too? Sweet. I plan on getting my bike license this winter, so as soon as the snow goes away i can pass the exams and spend the summer on my Minsk. Found an almost functional Minsk under some tent behind a barn. Owner just handed over the documents and said that it has something going on with fuel pump. It was kicking out blue smoke when i tried to start it, did not start though. That smoke looked hopefull though.

54be28 No.14370

YouTube embed. Click thumbnail to play.

I'm going to share this great documentary I found some time ago.

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010bf4 No.14319[Reply]

Toyota City, Japan, October 6, 2017―Toyota Motor Corporation (Toyota) is set to unveil the GR HV SPORTS concept car at its worldwide premiere at the 45th Tokyo Motor Show 2017, taking place from October 25 through November 5 at Tokyo Big Sight.

>The GR HV SPORTS concept represents a new way to enjoy cars by integrating the thrill of a sports car with the environmental friendliness of an eco-car. who is tesla for 200 alex

>The design is reminiscent of TOYOTA GAZOO Racing's TS050 Hybrid racing car that competes in the World Endurance Championship (WEC). A CANCELLED GROUP S PROTOTYPE WHICH WAS SET TO BE TOYOTA'S EQUIVALENT OF THE DELTA S4 KNOWN AS THE MR2 222D

>Features a targa top that was also used for Toyota's legendary convertible sports cars, the Toyota Sports 800 (a.k.a. Yotahachi) and the Supra just because it can

>Powered by THS-R (Toyota Hybrid System-Racing) that is infused with hybrid technology refined by the TS050 Hybrid but in reality is a completely different system

>While completely embodying functionality as a genuine sports car, the GR HV SPORTS concept features LED headlights, aluminum wheels, and a rear diffuser similar to the TS050 Hybrid MR2 222D prototype. The design evokes - Toyota's bond with motor sports.

>The matte black body color expresses power and aggressiveness and totally does not represent a further connection to the reimagination of the aforementioned rally car.

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060469 No.14335

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>Going through all that trouble to make it look like a manual

>instead of just putting in a manual transmission

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b646bb No.14338

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Cool, so it's like a DCT except your response time is SLOWER from having to take your hand off the wheel, thus making it pointless!


Sadly, there's probably a legitimate marketing reason for it. There are 3 common excuses I see for so called "car enthusiasts" getting a car with an automatic transmission

>the auto will shift faster and therefore ==go faster== than a stick shift!

Only true for paddle-shifter DCTs made in the last 5-10 years and purpose-built aftermarket dog boxes made for drag racing, otherwise this has been proven time and time again to be bullshit. Even if this were true, it proves that they only care about showing off how fast/cool their car is instead of getting it for the actual driving experience.

>I'm too scared to learn clutch so I'm just gonna get this auto car with a "manual mode"

In my experience, the auto cars that let you change gears don't hold a candle to a proper stickshift. Just do what I did and practice a bit in the parking lot where you bought it before driving it home and practicing for about an hour in an empty parking lot (preferably one with a hill). You'll probably stall it a few times during your first couple weeks of owning it even after that practice (ESPECIALLY on steep hills) but stalling the engine is no big deal because it only takes a few seconds to start it back up and put her in gear. After a month or two you'll hardly ever stall her.

>I don't want one because I live in a big city with a lot of stop-and-go traffic

The only valid excuse IMHO other than being disabled. Constant traffic lights aren't that bad but rush hour traffic is an absolute killer for you mentally when you are in a car with a clutch pedal. I sometimes see people suggest you get a second "fun" car with a proper manual when you're not commuting but chances are good that if you live somewhere that the traffic gets that bad then you don't really have the space/money for another car anyways.

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dc5f6c No.14342


>is it trying to appear as a 6-spped manual?

It, apparently, gives you the option of changing between automatic and full manual. How they intend to make it work I have no idea it's not going to work and it'll be a glorified automatic sports shifter that denies changes it doesn't like.

3d664b No.14366


There is only one way I can see this being "feasible". The transmission is an automatic with a clutch instead of a torque converter. Using the buttons on the dash? then there's your regular automatic as the clutch is actuated by the car. Want a manual? Press the button to FIRE ZE MISSLES override the computer, and have 100% control of the transmission.

I'm assuming there's going to be a third pedal for this situation.

7462bb No.14368


>I'm assuming there's going to be a third pedal for this situation

Out of all the pics I've seen so far, I can only find two pedals. I'm happy to be proven wrong.

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Pic related.




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c49ca5 No.14317


The entire midsize division needs a complete overhaul on an international scale:

>Need to transport a group of people and occasionally large luggage while still being able to fit inside a standard garage?

Kei vans worked perfectly fine in the 80s, there's absolutely no reason as to why they won't now other than safety standards

>Live in an awkward spot, out in the sticks or a place that has particularly bad winters?

Only the best, proper 4x4s with actual muscle behind them would continue to be sold. Landcruisers, Wranglers, Pajeros, Nivas, G-Wagens as they were made back in the 80s, Defenders put back into production and Range Rovers once sent back to their farmland roots would be among your available options.

>Need something with some offroad ability, but also the versatility of a van, dirt cheap and as durable as a motherfucker, not to mention new?

Get a compact truck, with marques like Toyota and Ford supplying true successors to models such as the Hilux and Ranger, not the fattened up overstuffed fragile "crew cab" widebody duallies they sell in their place nowadays.

>Want to be a wasteful, tasteless spic or nigger?

Do what your parents did in the 90s and get a cheap malaise-era pseudo muscle coupe like the Aero Monte Carlo, Thunderbird Turbo or L-Body Dodge. Keep your filthy subhuman hands away from the "six-deuces/treys/fo's", there's more than enough that have been ruined over the years.

76988a No.14318


>international scale

Then you shouldn't forget the small cars made for city strolling. The small cars are now, ironically, getting bigger and bigger, with more and more ugly crossovers with no practical use (Nissan Juke, Toyota CH-R, Renault Captur, Peugeot 2008, Dodge Caliber, BMW X1, Mercedes GLA etc…). They are just a merging between SUVs and city small cars. That category should be nuked for new small cars made to be driven in the city, like the old Peugeot 106, 1st gen Renault Clio, first gen Fiat Panda, all japanese kei cars or even, plymouth Horizon or Renault 5 ( Le Car in the US). The everyday "small" hatchbacks that are sold today are even too big for small hostorical streets, a 2017 Toyota Yaris, or same year Renault Clio are way too big compared to their uses, thanks to all the new safety laws and tasteless design choices.

Also, midsize hatchbacks are getting so big they look like regular breaks nowadays (a Honda fit looks like a van and a Honda Civic is finally a regular sedan) and people don't buy family vans anymore because it's not cool anymore, choosing large crossovers (or SUVs if the buyers wallet allows it) like the infamous Nissan Qashqai or Rogue or the defunct Dodge Nitro. Make family vans great again.

a73eaa No.14323


>cube cars

Fucking stupid, unless offroaders

>oversized trucks

If it carries a lot of stuff, it can be any size it goddamn pleases to be.


World needs them. How else would that one heroic father would carry around his family consiting of wife and 4 beautifull children?

>giant SUVs

Mixed bag here. If they can offroad, let them serve as family minivans for people living in bumfuck nowhere. If a local nigger drives one, fucking shoot the shiny bling wheels on first sight.

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For context, I live in one of the most sub/urban place possible. There is no "I go offroading" excuse except for people who have it as an explicit hobby and are willing to drive hours out to do it.

>useless unless offroaders

I'm not sure cube cars have the power to offroad. My friend bought a Honda Element and it's just absolute trash. Inside is cheap plastic and feels unfinished/barren. Its atmosphere is reminiscent of the forgotten, crumb-encrusted hallways in the back of a sports stadium, except those have concrete so they feel more solid.

>if it carries stuff

Only the Mexicans and contractors need big trucks. You can identify them because the back is always loaded up, they usually spring for lockable storage containers, and even the ones who load them down never go for something huge like an F250 when they could get away with a mid-sized truck. Most of the gardeners just run with older or smaller trucks and then toss their tools in the back. The people driving the really big ones are people who "need to move furniture occasionally", and it's only because they're "that friend with the truck I can call when I need to move stuff".

>World needs them

But it's only old Vietnamese men driving them. I'm not sure why they find them so appealing but they can't get enough of crappy 90's minivans. Never see them with any family or carrying much. Nobody has a perfect family, and no man would be caught dead driving a minivan. It's exclusively for older Vietnamese men or single moms who want to be able to toss stuff way in the back and not have to clean it for years at a time.

>If they can offroad

Still tremendously wasteful, oversized vehicles for that purpose. The only reason to buy one of those is if you're incredibly rich and can get escorted/driven places and want an overly-large place to hang out during drives. Politicians ride in them for a reason but basically nobody else needs one. Even then, it's a ridiculous luxury thing.

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Mr. Bean's ride

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5e9795 No.13913[Reply]

What laws would you make the official rules of this car-centric country of yours?

>Banger racing outlawed and punishable by death, too many vintage/rare cars have been destroyed over the years (see pic; the bastard wrecked an 80 year old antique on purpose)

>Separate automatic and manual licenses like you have for guns, a stick license will allow you to drive slushboxes but not vice-versa

>All cars kept in museums/garages must be driven at least once every 2 weeks by a trusted driver and have direct access to a test track if public roads are not a viable option

>Shitty "art" projects where perfectly good classic cars are left to rot in the open are to be immediately dismantled, anything salvageable rescued and the Cultmarxist responsible executed

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151afd No.13975



>buys a new car

Nigga, you can get bank loans to buy used cars these days. You can get a used Mustang or Camaro/Trans Am with a V8 for under 5 grand easily.

d52b01 No.13976


I forgot I was in Europe for a moment. There are a few old V8 to find here, but not under 10k€ if you want it in a decent state (about those you mentioned). For 10k€, there also is the 2004 mustang V6 in pristine state. Why take the beaten ones or the costly ones?

151afd No.13977


because literally the only good thing about the Mustang and Challenger (and arguably the Camaro/F-body) is straight-line performance. Once you take away the V8 option you're left with other cars, that are nearly as cheap or cheaper, that offer similar or better straight line performance with better handling to boot.

d52b01 No.13978


The looks man. Not everyone is a mech enthusiast and likes a car mostly for its looks. Most of the drivers actually.

Though I agree with you and personnally, I'd never buy a non V8 muscle.

eeaa41 No.14363

With credit to >>13921, >>13944 and >>13966.

>Banger racing is allowed ONLY if the car in question is a perfect replica of the original. Otherwise your are jailed for up to 5 years, with a maximum of 10.

>All cars kept in museums/garages must be driven at least once every 2 weeks by a trusted driver and have direct access to a test track if public roads are not a viable option.

>Shitty "art" projects where perfectly good classic cars are left to rot in the open are to be immediately dismantled, anything salvageable rescued and the Cultmarxist responsible executed. This is excused if it FOUND rotting in the open prior to the "art project" and the individual in question calls someone so it can be dismantled.

>No state, private (as in, non-state) regulatory body.

>Freight trucks required to stay in the rightmost continuing lane (not exit lane) at all times unless there is an emergency.

>No pedestrian and cyclist superiority - no walking or biking on roads, cut foot and bike paths where desired (most people don't actually give a fuck about bike paths).

>Speed limits on freeways abolished/don't exist.

>Build racetracks and garages at all schools.

>Import restrictions abolished/don't exist.

>Crash safety standard laws abolished/don't exist.

>Build more autobahns, have them stretch far and wide.

>Using turn signals to merge between lanes is now mandatory. 1st offense getsPost too long. Click here to view the full text.

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f7c7f7 No.1859[Reply]

What's yours and why?
Or, what brand do you want to see come back from the dead? And explain why you think it deserves a second chance.


>Typically quirky French with added oomph and pizzazz
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f7c7f7 No.9316

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I'll never get a new Gran Prix GT or a G8

9bb913 No.13789

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Alpine is alive !!!

2da5b5 No.13790


>3 yo post

Nevertheless If I had 55k€, I would strongly hesitate between this and a Cayman. The Alpine has a cuter design but a 4 banger… I also wanted a Camaro/Mustang/Challenger… For this amount of money, the Alpine is worth it somehow.

038746 No.13835

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Not completely defunct but Lancia needs to be set loose.

19a4e4 No.14361

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I have always revered the Tucker, myself. Such an amazing car, it's tragic how cronyism and crooked officials destroyed such a promising company

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717bba No.8790[Reply]

New Tesla Model S revealed.

And fuck, it's worse than the original, and the original has some seriously ugly design points.

It's the car of the future, so why does it look so ugly. Literally, Elon Musk is framing the look of the future, and instead chose to make it a horrible pastiche of a new Aston, Mustang and a hatchback with autism. It's just profound how ugly this car has become.

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62c7a4 No.14354

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I am not sure what your post is trying to tell me in this case besides "ur dum" I still stand not corrected.

My arguments were

>electrical engines produce heat under stress

>electrical engines produce less heat undel low stress, thus waste less power (input to engine remains the same, output goes to waste because the wheels are not spinning)

>so future electric trucks could use a gearbox

Did you provide any arguments? No, you did not.

94fdf7 No.14355

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15 seconds of paint

62c7a4 No.14356


Now you made it look like some Aston Martin

4c37af No.14357

File: bea562312914060⋯.gif (4.52 MB, 252x448, 9:16, planetary middle finger.gif)


You seem to have trouble wrapping your head around this. I'll try to make it more simple for you.

62c7a4 posts this:

>Someone has to make electric kits that let us replace drivetrains from engine to electric. Think of the potential.

>Of course, it would be quite complicated, and it must leave the regular engine as generator while forgetting the gearbox completely (electric engines+gearboxes will not happen on road cars, maybe only specialised towing vehicles).

>No, it has to replace the gearbox (direct acces to engine power for max generation), and handle the power to wheels the same way gearbox did (axles)

To which I (4c37af) reply:

>electric engines+gearboxes will not happen on road cars

>What is the original Honda Insight

Since it technically does have an electric motor (although coupled to a combustion engine) in line with a manual transmission.

To this, you (62c7a4) reply with a lecture on how electric motors work, which completely misses the point of my post you're replying to, and on top of that you tell me "ur dum" by implying that I don't know fucking middle school physics.

Do you understand now, or do I need to use some other language?

62c7a4 No.14358

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yes, i didYou could use german language, that would be interesting. yes, i did

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