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  1. PelicanHazard

    Ownership Verified: 2003 Ford Ranger.

    So this one is not a regular car purchase. My girlfriend's grandfather bought this truck secondhand for regular and frequent parts runs; he was part of an antique car club in Bloomington, IL and spent most of his days fixing up his own cars and helping others in the region with theirs for...
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    Cadillac XT5

    An opponaut found a completely uncamouflaged Cadillac XT5 in Manhattan, apparently for a photoshoot:
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    The Martian

    I'm reading the book now, and some differences are already apparent, but on the whole it looks promising.
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    Unveiled: 2016 Cadillac CT6

    The new Cadillac flagship is here, until the larger CTx-n?e-LTS sedan arrives later this decade. The CT6 is about the size of a short-wheelbase BMW 7 and weighs about the same as a CTS, so it's not quite a competitor to the flagship Germans. Engine choices so far are the 2.0L turbocharged base...
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    Hyundai HCD-15 Santa Cruz Concept

    If this comes with Hyundai's 10-year warranty, it is going to establish a loyal niche market.
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    Chevy Bolt EV Concept

    Yes, they really named it the one thing even Google confuses with the current Volt.
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    2016 Nissan Titan XD

    Behold, Nissan believes there's a class between half-ton and 3/4-ton. More at the link
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    Star Wars: The Force Awakens

    Teaser trailer for the new Star Wars:
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    Jurassic World

    You have my interest, Universal...
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    Rumour Mill: FIAT Strada may be Americanized as the RAM Rampage

    Someone near Chrysler HQ got pictures of what appears to be a heavily-disguised FIAT Strada with higher ground clearance and a longer cabin: (Note the similarities in the lights to the Strada; also, the spy shooters said it was equipped with a diesel and stick) FIAT hasn't tested a...
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    Ownership Verified: Retro Future: FIAT 500 for the Girlfriend

    Let's get the proof out of the way first: What we have here is a 2013 FIAT 500 Pop, Verde Azzurro exterior color with gray and ivory interior, alloy wheels, and automatic transmission. This car is in my name, but is being entirely funded by the girlfriend. She's paying the loan and giving...
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    2015 Chevrolet Colorado

    Small Not-Full-Size trucks from the Big Three return to the US next fall with this, the 2015 Chevrolet Colorado. Final specs and pricing will have to wait until next year, but here's a list of what's known so far: It releases in Fall 2014 as a 2015 model It will be assembled in Wentzville...
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    Ownership Verified: An Italian from Illinois

    Proof (sorry it's so crap, a wild storm appeared, can retake if need be): EDIT: By-the-books proof: It's replacing the 2006 Nissan Sentra I've been driving since '08. And competing with my brother's Focus Bonus for my upload screw-up:
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    Advice on Boston?

    I'm setting up plans to visit a friend in Boston. I'm crashing on her couch and finding cheap airfare's taken care of. The question I have is how much of Boston I can reasonably experience in less than a week (don't want to miss too much work). She works an internship, so she can only show me...
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    Networking two Win7 computers

    Ok, so I've come across this problem now that I've moved in with a friend. I have two computers, a Dell laptop and a homebuilt PC, both running Windows 7. I've connected them to the wireless network, designated it as a home network, and turned on file sharing, file discovery, basically...
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    DIY Brake Pad Replacement - Where to buy pads?

    So at the last state inspection, the mechanic said that the front brake pads on my '06 Sentra will need to be replaced by the end of the year. Problem is, my family's lacking in money since my dad was laid off before Thanksgiving, and the earliest he could get a job to cover the garage bill is...
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    July DLC

    Not much known about it right now, other than it'll be another spyshot reveal on Facebook, it's a car pack, and it will likely be released July 13th. The (very short) paragraph near the bottom, between the R34 and Infiniti pictures: Week in Review
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    Autoblog: Citro?n DS3 for the track Anyone else see some Aston One-77 side openings filled with LEDs?
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    Suggestions for a monitor

    Pretty soon, I'll be buying a 360 Elite, and I need a monitor to go along with it. I am having a bit of a problem finding a suitable one, so I humbly ask for your help. Some info: My budget is roughly $250. I can stretch it a little, but I don't want to touch $300 I'd love for the monitor to...