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    I'm almost four years in on my OLED TV which has...

    I'm almost four years in on my OLED TV which has had an equal mix of video games and sports TV and have no permanent burn-in. I see temporary burn-in when screens or shapes are in a static state for...
  2. What are all the car guys obsessed with engine...

    What are all the car guys obsessed with engine oil going to do when we go all EV? I have never understood why so many owners obsess about engine oil. So many people waste money and good oil...
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    Dark is a complicated show on its own. Maybe the...

    Dark is a complicated show on its own. Maybe the most complicated show ever due to the time shifting. That said I feel reading the subtitles makes it more complicated as you miss some details by...
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    It's a game changer IMO if you regularly use...

    It's a game changer IMO if you regularly use CarPlay or Android Auto (should be available this month or next). I'm really surprised that other luxury automakers aren't offering it as you get in your...
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    I'm surprised how many people use launch control...

    I'm surprised how many people use launch control on their vehicles on a somewhat regular basis. Forums and facebook groups I've been on with cars that have DSG or autos with launch control are full...
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    Maybe not?:dunno: So only discussing...

    Maybe not?:dunno:




    So only discussing technologies such as a V8 seeing 4 and 6 cylinder technologies that get you there aren't real engines? You know what's interesting? Your ability to...
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    You said "bench racing" which is general to all...

    You said "bench racing" which is general to all performance metrics and now changing the goal posts to 0-60 mph. 1/4 mile times were also discussed as that's the bigger indicator of how fast a...
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    Sure there's the design, the interior ergonomics,...

    Sure there's the design, the interior ergonomics, ride, etc but that's something any non-enthusiast may take interest in. I just think it's a little disingenuous to consider yourself an auto...
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    LOL okay. Why even bother discussing a car like...

    LOL okay. Why even bother discussing a car like this or any performance version of a regular car? I guess the aftermarket tuning scene is for people to pretend to know about cars? If you truly...
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    If the S58 engine can propel a 4500 lb SUV to...

    If the S58 engine can propel a 4500 lb SUV to 0-60 in 3.3 seconds and 11.6 second 1/4 mile there's no telling how fast a vehicle packing 1k lbs less will be. These are going to be seriously fast...
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    My handlebar spoiler days are over so I would opt...

    My handlebar spoiler days are over so I would opt for a GTS as GT4 would be a waste in Calgary. That said I just can't get over Porsche pricing. I'm one of those people that likes to have all the...
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    They aren't kidding when they call it a base car....

    They aren't kidding when they call it a base car. Plain steering wheel with no buttons, not even single zone climate control, 150W audio system, no even wireless charging, 2-way power seats, plain...
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    The 2021 3.0 definitely makes more power. It has...

    The 2021 3.0 definitely makes more power. It has different head and exhaust manifold compared to the B58 in the 2020 model. The 2020 was underrated at 335 hp but the 2021 model is also underrated...
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    I've been getting back into some older stuff...

    I've been getting back into some older stuff myself or as Anders would say back into the vault.

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    Sure the Lotus Evora is a sports car in the...

    Sure the Lotus Evora is a sports car in the traditional sense but if you limit your criteria to 2 doors, 2 seats, lightweight you have such a shallow pool to choose from that the OP would be...
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    Poll: I'm struggling here as there were so many...

    I'm struggling here as there were so many unsanitary guys (no hand wash after #2) in my gym before the pandemic that I can't see these guys changing their colors. It seems like the next worst place...
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    I don't consider this a sports car. I would...

    I don't consider this a sports car. I would rather get into an ATS-V bad gauges and all over this or the Stinger. The interiors of the Genesis and Stinger aren't really much better than Cadillac...
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    Thanks for proving my point as I was too lazy to...

    Thanks for proving my point as I was too lazy to look for pics. The old GM half circle gauges in a car of this price point is a disgrace. I am stunned that such a cheap instrument cluster was even...
  19. It's no different than automatic vs DCT vs manual...

    It's no different than automatic vs DCT vs manual transmissions. They all accomplish the same task but there's differences between how they carry it out and pros and cons for each. Plenty of people...
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    I really like the ATS-V as it's a great...

    I really like the ATS-V as it's a great performance bargain. GM chassis tuners are amongst the best in the world. I just wish the instrument cluster didn't look like it was lifted out of a 90's...
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    I remember walking away from a 1999 Si-R new...

    I remember walking away from a 1999 Si-R new because I couldn't stomach paying nearly $30k for what was basically a Civic Si with a B16A and now people are paying $50k USD for used ones? What is the...
  22. Is this any different than the 48V generator they...

    Is this any different than the 48V generator they use on the AMG GLE 53 outside of using a more powerful motor? I just don't think AMG cars will be the same without the V8 as that's their bread and...
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    Are people really paying $70k for a Ford...

    Are people really paying $70k for a Ford Explorer? That's pretty well GLE SUV or X3M40i pricing. Hard to justify that much money for an SUV that has an interior that would look cheap in a $35k CUV.
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    It will be interesting to see if the Bronco will...

    It will be interesting to see if the Bronco will be a success or flop. They are banking on nostalgia and chipping away at a niche carved out by Jeep. Jeep is one of those brands where female buyers...
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    Have PHEV been sold in quantities large enough to...

    Have PHEV been sold in quantities large enough to generate any long term reliability stats?
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    Isn't it just BEV? I can't keep up with the...

    Isn't it just BEV? I can't keep up with the acronyms.



    I do but I am also lazy when it comes to acronyms. I'm personally not overly interested in hybrids unless it's NSX style or thoe 48V...
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    I would have major anxiety travelling in this...

    I would have major anxiety travelling in this country in a PHEV. That said I would have no issues using one in the city as my daily. I'm just waiting for one that isn't a Tesla, doesn't look like...
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    Yeah I'm not digging white on yellow. As long as...

    Yeah I'm not digging white on yellow. As long as the owner likes it I suppose that's all that matters.
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    Unfortunately as nice as they look they have lots...

    Unfortunately as nice as they look they have lots of issues. I don't think I have ever seen Volvo at even industry average in reliability. You are better off with the BMW (if you want German) or...
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    If you are going to buy a utility vehicle with...

    If you are going to buy a utility vehicle with poor reliability may as well get a Jeep and save yourself the Volvo premium.
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    The B58 is a workhorse engine that has been used...

    The B58 is a workhorse engine that has been used throughout the BMW lineup since 2016. I wouldn't worry too much about reliability. BMW isn't far behind Toyota in reliability anyway these days...
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    IMO the Supra is a great car that's a victim of...

    IMO the Supra is a great car that's a victim of internet mob mentality. It's as good or better than an M2 Competition in most metrics at a lower price and it's much better looking in person than in...
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    I actually like the styling of the latest Corolla...

    I actually like the styling of the latest Corolla and Camry. First time in ages Toyota has offered vehicles that elicit a double take when viewing that wasn't built by Subaru or BMW. I'm glad to...
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    I don't think anyone said the X3M is a good...

    I don't think anyone said the X3M is a good value. In my experience all luxury vehicles are poor value when you consider resale, operating costs, etc. I just feel the CR-V and CX-5 (also have...
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    Avatar photo checks out.

    Avatar photo checks out.
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    The X3M Comp is the strangest vehicle I've ever...

    The X3M Comp is the strangest vehicle I've ever owned. You sit up high yet it corners as good or better than any of the hot hatches I've owned and in a straight line will crush nearly anything on...
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    Thats why I bought an enthusiast SUV.:) I just...

    Thats why I bought an enthusiast SUV.:) I just think there's much better alternatives to the RAV4 which sells on reputation over substance. Having spent time driving the in-laws 2020 RAV4 I was...
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    RAV4 is such a mediocre vehicle. I don’t...

    RAV4 is such a mediocre vehicle. I don’t understand why anyone is clamoring for a PHEV version of a mediocre CUV that’s going to be ridiculously overpriced.
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    That photoshop above looks pretty generic BMW and...

    That photoshop above looks pretty generic BMW and not very much to get excited about. I can understand why BMW tried to spice things up rather than put out another front end that looks very similar...
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    If you are the type of person that lines up daily...

    If you are the type of person that lines up daily in the morning to pay good money for a powdered egg, microwaved ham/sausage/bacon breakfast sandwich from Tim Hortons then Swiss Chalet will be 10/10...
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