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Forum: Car Talk
06-03-2019, 04:43 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,731
Posted By nist7

Just buy used. I was incensed by the VW...

Just buy used.

I was incensed by the VW scandal and the GM ignition scandal (literally letting ppl die over fixing parts) but I realized that pretty much any large corporation at those sizes are...
Forum: Car Talk
05-28-2019, 11:40 AM
Replies: 211
Views: 9,486
Posted By nist7

https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/acurazine.com-vbullet...

https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/acurazine.com-vbulletin/1300x867/1981_porsche_911sc_1557790647fa866ec911sc_75_0d7367e04e08abc24e77010868b7705e64212780_57032944fe7c6fd43999681f1542bf4b5e0fec91.jpg

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Forum: Car Talk
05-22-2019, 11:22 PM
Replies: 211
Views: 9,486
Posted By nist7

1M now. 15 days left still. Interesting that...

1M now. 15 days left still.

Interesting that the website/business BaT actually owns the vehicle since 2013. Looking to raise some cash it looks like....
Forum: Ramblings
05-22-2019, 10:28 PM
Replies: 2,343
Views: 75,434
Posted By nist7

Yeah seems like it. What pisses me off is...

Yeah seems like it.

What pisses me off is the way Season 8 was done, so many illogical plot holes and rushed crap that basically we all got SPOILED of the ending without the satisfaction of a GOOD...
05-18-2019, 05:04 PM
Replies: 12,053
Views: 682,112
Posted By nist7

Yeah I've heard that the GT350 is also similarly...

Yeah I've heard that the GT350 is also similarly crappy interior....but of course when you're looking at those kinds of cars you are essentially paying for the motor/chassis/suspension and the...
Forum: Car Talk
05-09-2019, 11:27 PM
Replies: 211
Views: 9,486
Posted By nist7

Wow, all the collectors who were stashing their...

Wow, all the collectors who were stashing their NSX are bringing them out
Forum: Ramblings
05-06-2019, 07:43 PM
Replies: 197
Views: 8,934
Posted By nist7

Whomever was behind the MCU/Disney studio scene...

Whomever was behind the MCU/Disney studio scene that envisioned this entire MCU saga/run/phases with great casting and story telling and cohesion is a damn genius.

2 billion dollars in 11...
Forum: Ramblings
05-06-2019, 01:58 PM
Replies: 197
Views: 8,934
Posted By nist7

Epic conclusion to an epic saga, over 10 years of...

Epic conclusion to an epic saga, over 10 years of incredible films...and thoroughly thrashed anything DC has to offer...

Also sad cause I remember reading that alot of the major actors are pretty...
Forum: Car Talk
05-01-2019, 10:01 PM
Replies: 4,767
Views: 1,527,837
Posted By nist7

Exactly. I think this is also where Jason of EE...

Exactly. I think this is also where Jason of EE comes in as well since he didn't get the autopilot option for his Model 3.

Yes, it is very impressive how much progress has been made....but just...
Forum: Car Talk
04-13-2019, 03:26 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,560
Posted By nist7

Fibonacci One of only a handful of AZiners that...

Fibonacci One of only a handful of AZiners that actually has the new gen NSX! :suite:

The CTR styling certainly is wild and out there. But from 2nd hand accounts, it appears to be a great...
Forum: Ramblings
04-06-2019, 03:07 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 569
Posted By nist7

It could be even more networking possibilities....

It could be even more networking possibilities. And may be more so for the parents as well to connect with other powerful/rich families...hey our daughter made a friend with another girl/boy who is...
Forum: Ramblings
04-05-2019, 02:37 PM
Replies: 181
Views: 7,739
Posted By nist7

Yeah seems like it. Interesting graph....so...

Yeah seems like it. Interesting graph....so scary.

I wonder: what would/could have a US trained pilot done under similar circumstances? Seems like the crew did the best they could and somehow the...
Forum: Ramblings
04-05-2019, 01:32 PM
Replies: 181
Views: 7,739
Posted By nist7

Yeah I linked it to my other post. And...

Yeah I linked it to my other post.

And looking into it, it seems the pilots DID use the auto trim cut-out switch and from what it appears they tried to manually trim the airplane nose up...
Forum: Ramblings
04-04-2019, 05:10 PM
Replies: 181
Views: 7,739
Posted By nist7

I see. I'm not the most technical in terms of...

I see. I'm not the most technical in terms of part naming, but here's what the report says just prior to them cutting out the trim switch:



So in the two bolded parts above. Since I'm not as...
Forum: Ramblings
04-04-2019, 03:44 PM
Replies: 181
Views: 7,739
Posted By nist7

http://www.ecaa.gov.et/documents/20435/0/Prelimina...

http://www.ecaa.gov.et/documents/20435/0/Preliminary+Report+B737-800MAX+%2C%28ET-AVJ%29.pdf/4c65422d-5e4f-4689-9c58-d7af1ee17f3e

https://www.bbc.com/news/business-47812225

This could be HUGE...
Forum: Ramblings
04-02-2019, 12:18 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,021
Posted By nist7

Never heard of him until now, but seems like a...

Never heard of him until now, but seems like a good man that is really giving back and trying to change things for the better.

With how territorial gangs cab be and reading that he was formerly...
03-29-2019, 07:21 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,138
Posted By nist7

Saving4aTL Be the change you want to see in the...

Saving4aTL Be the change you want to see in the world.

200mph 3G TL can't be done? Well not with that attitude you can't!

GO GET IT!
Forum: Car Talk
03-28-2019, 05:12 PM
Replies: 211
Views: 9,486
Posted By nist7

Someone on jalopnik said the dude that owns that...

Someone on jalopnik said the dude that owns that green sub-200 mile NSX has about 40 cars (not surprising). And he probably has a plethora of amazing cars to choose from, and maybe another NSX that...
Forum: Ramblings
03-28-2019, 04:58 PM
Replies: 181
Views: 7,739
Posted By nist7

Ironically/tragically, more automation/computer...

Ironically/tragically, more automation/computer systems that is meant for safety also introduces more possibilities of faults/errors into the flight eco-system that the pilots have to deal with and...
Forum: Car Talk
03-27-2019, 04:41 PM
Replies: 211
Views: 9,486
Posted By nist7

Could also be the lighting/photography. That kind...

Could also be the lighting/photography. That kind of darker green is probably hard to make look good in a photo...need it to shine/pop more with better sun/lighting/photo. Certainly rare color.
...
Forum: Car Talk
03-25-2019, 10:29 PM
Replies: 211
Views: 9,486
Posted By nist7

H1 Alpha @ 101k with 4 days left still ...

H1 Alpha @ 101k with 4 days left still

https://bringatrailer.com/listing/2006-hummer-h1-3/
Forum: Ramblings
03-24-2019, 02:32 AM
Replies: 757
Views: 23,691
Posted By nist7

https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/acurazine.com-vbullet...

https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/acurazine.com-vbulletin/517x784/capture_407335482e83f0a5f4fae1deb802f7fe96aa42b5.png

:what:
Forum: Ramblings
03-22-2019, 01:04 PM
Replies: 2,343
Views: 75,434
Posted By nist7

Can you guys imagine the frenzy for S8 final...

Can you guys imagine the frenzy for S8 final episode? Wonder if it'll break any TV rating records....HBO Go is RIP for sure....but I assume HBO have beefed it up or do some kind of temp solution...
Forum: Car Talk
03-22-2019, 12:58 PM
Replies: 211
Views: 9,486
Posted By nist7

815 miles in 10 years?! Looks like it was...

815 miles in 10 years?!

Looks like it was basically a nice charity+tax break item.
03-21-2019, 09:34 PM
Replies: 382
Views: 50,609
Posted By nist7

Dragon....destined for some uber rich asian...

Dragon....destined for some uber rich asian businessmen/crime syndicate boss?
03-21-2019, 07:14 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,162
Posted By nist7

What's your "collector/unicorn" 3G TL?

So....suppose you have $19,000 burning a hole in your wallet. What kind of 3G TL would it take for you to part with that much money? The $19,000 is really a very arbitrary number that I thought is...
03-21-2019, 04:21 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,608
Posted By nist7

He knows what he has :O

He knows what he has :O
Forum: Ramblings
03-18-2019, 07:45 PM
Replies: 2,343
Views: 75,434
Posted By nist7

S8E06 - thought the final episode would be much...

S8E06 - thought the final episode would be much longer than 1:20....maybe 1:40+....oh well. It'll likely be one of the highest rated prime time/premium cable show ratings of all time.....!!!!
Forum: Ramblings
03-18-2019, 07:34 PM
Replies: 181
Views: 7,739
Posted By nist7

Reading the following news article....looks like...

Reading the following news article....looks like FAA likely was mis-managing the rollout of the new plane as well. Looks like this could have investigators turn over rocks in the FAA offices as...
Forum: Car Talk
03-16-2019, 06:19 PM
Replies: 19,673
Views: 690,257
Posted By nist7

Yeah, saw a Lotus Exige the other day putting...

Yeah, saw a Lotus Exige the other day putting around in slow/stop and go traffic....a low key dd etchas its place.

Lot of ppl have 0 interest in cars...they just want cheapest/most...
Forum: Car Talk
03-15-2019, 08:01 PM
Replies: 211
Views: 9,486
Posted By nist7

Ouch man. Looks like they are real up on when...

Ouch man. Looks like they are real up on when that moolah hits. Gone in less than a day when the DD hits....now that's skill. I'm so impressed...not even that mad.

Maybe that's how they feel...
Forum: Ramblings
03-15-2019, 07:58 PM
Replies: 181
Views: 7,739
Posted By nist7

He forgot to hit SELECT. Now we know why...

He forgot to hit SELECT.

Now we know why it's all messing up......
Forum: Ramblings
03-15-2019, 07:56 PM
Replies: 2,343
Views: 75,434
Posted By nist7

I'm on a mission of total social media/youtube...

I'm on a mission of total social media/youtube blackout. I do NOT want any spoiler or anything that COULD spoil it (all those fan theory vids on youtube). I didn't even watch the trailer.

There's...
Forum: Ramblings
03-14-2019, 10:06 PM
Replies: 181
Views: 7,739
Posted By nist7

Yeah that's definitely a good point. I also would...

Yeah that's definitely a good point. I also would assume aerospace engineering...especially systems/products deployed on a wide scale for mass commercial consumption...would have quite strict and...
Forum: Ramblings
03-14-2019, 09:32 PM
Replies: 181
Views: 7,739
Posted By nist7

I'm not an engineer (and I guess I am Monday...

I'm not an engineer (and I guess I am Monday morning QBing here) but if that MCAS gets two different AOA readings from two different sensors with that Lion Air plane....my thought would be to program...
Forum: Ramblings
03-14-2019, 09:21 PM
Replies: 181
Views: 7,739
Posted By nist7

Ah I see, thanks for those insights. And that...

Ah I see, thanks for those insights. And that makes more sense.

The question I'm curious about is....according to Legend2TL post below, the article from Wired (and we know from other sources)...
Forum: Ramblings
03-14-2019, 07:43 PM
Replies: 181
Views: 7,739
Posted By nist7

Another question for nfnsquared and/or others who...

Another question for nfnsquared and/or others who are more familiar with aircraft flight controls in technical details.....

I assume that in many training procedures, the pilots are trained to...
Forum: Ramblings
03-13-2019, 08:36 PM
Replies: 181
Views: 7,739
Posted By nist7

https://www.faa.gov/news/updates/?newsId=93206 ...

https://www.faa.gov/news/updates/?newsId=93206


Looks like FAA has seen hard data that led to this decision.
Forum: Ramblings
03-13-2019, 08:12 PM
Replies: 181
Views: 7,739
Posted By nist7

Agreed. But interestingly, I had no idea...

Agreed.

But interestingly, I had no idea POTUS/executive branch had this kind of power. I always thought FAA was the final say on grounding planes....interesting.
Forum: Ramblings
03-12-2019, 03:16 PM
Replies: 181
Views: 7,739
Posted By nist7

And probably lawyers for both sides are gonna be...

And probably lawyers for both sides are gonna be pretty busy with lot of work in years to come.

Wouldn't be surprised if huge settlements from Boeing in the future from the inevitable lawsuit that...
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