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  1. Labcoatguy

    After Market stereo

    Does it not have an instruction manual? I suspect the manufacturer would know better than random people on the internet.
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    Collecting Vintage Computers You Grew Up With

    In the year or so after college I went on an eBay buying spree of weird laptops and portables from the 90s that had caught my eye in PC Magazine from those days. They included: -Dell 320sli -IBM Thinkpad 701c "Butterfly" -AT&T Globalyst 250, a rebadged NEC Versa V/70 -IBM P70 -HP Omnibook 425...
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    Random Thoughts... [Automotive Edition]

    Remember this Escalade EXT commercial?
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    Random Thoughts... [Automotive Edition]

    Never mind, I misread some articles that kept referring to that engine as a V6. It's interesting if you can find one with a CPO warranty, but the combination of DSG and the usual VW gremlins would scare me away too for a long-term ownership prospect.
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    Random Thoughts... [Automotive Edition]

    Oh, it's a regular V6 not a VR6. Not interesting anymore.
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    "I'm not speeding, I'm just flying low" The Automotive Aviation Easter Egg thread.

    Night panel. Apparently fighter jets have a similar one-touch instrument-dimming functionality.
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    MWF+HWF3.0 Anniversary/Coco+IceBone Birthday Google Meet Sat Jun 13th

    In roughly 1 hour correct?
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    Random Thoughts... [Automotive Edition]

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hidden_headlamp#List_of_cars_with_hidden_or_pop-up_headlights
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    Ownership Verified: Miami Weiß - My 1989 Chevrolet Corvette C4

    That is super awesome! I also prefer the more flamboyant rear treatment of the pre-facelift C4.
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    Ownership Verified: Einstuerzende SWEbauten - My 2005 Volvo XC70 D5

    Are clip-on weights an option? I had to get that for 14" wheels on an MR2 Spyder.
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    Random Thoughts... [Automotive Edition]

    I look forward to the poor man's F-Type.
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    Post Your Watches

    "Epson VS42A" movement, way to go out of your way to avoid saying Seiko.
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    Post Your Watches

    This lockdown is affecting my watch-wearing habits. I'm repeatedly switching straps and bracelets, and rotating through multiple watches per day.
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    Random Thoughts... [Automotive Edition]

    Private shops with courtesy cars are great because you never know what you’ll get.
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    Our 100th Birthday Online Meet Up

    If it's a light afternoon workwise I could very well make it!
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    Boozy Saturday Chat (aka Champagne Brunch / Nightcaps) - May 16, 2020

    :LOL: Ordeals like that are why I now put a sheet of plastic between my storage wheels and the hub when I’m putting something away for the winter. Also I might be able to make this call, so pm me a link too please!
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    Finally: 2001 Jaguar XKR coupe.

    Just finished redoing valve cover gaskets and put in a new supercharger belt. Once I get the AC compressor replaced it'll be as good as news. That is, with the exception of some cloudiness in the coolant that has me on edge. Are there any benign (e.g. non-head gasket) explanations for this? The...
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    Ownership Verified: 1994 Citroën XM

    The ratio of disc to dust shield on that rear brake is staggering!
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    Unverified Ownership Fried eggs, now or never – Porsche 911 Carrera '98

    It was only 1995-model X300s that lacked gloveboxes, and not all of them did. Post-facelift Saab 9000s with passenger side airbags also lacked gloveboxes, and later ones put an owner's manual pocket in the passenger footwell; if you had a '95 like mine, though, the footwell pocket was absent, so...
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