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Old 03-14-2019, 01:43 PM
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Link fixed.

C8 Mule w/ Open Frunk
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Old 03-14-2019, 01:50 PM
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Thanks, just realized it did not work and fixed it in the OP
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“I see the problem, someone stole the engine!”
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More appropriate would be "camouflaged C8 mule had a rather embarrassing public breakdown at a gas station in the Detroit area recently."
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looking at the side engine air scoop from this angle, there are A LOT OF CURVES/Creases flowing to the rear from that point. Not bad necessarily but I thought it would be smoothly integrated (less creases).
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Old 03-14-2019, 02:26 PM
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More appropriate would be "camouflaged C8 mule had a rather embarrassing public breakdown at a gas station in the Detroit area recently."
'meh, I wouldn't call it 'embarrassing' at all... mules break down all the time... in fact, if they aren't breaking down, they probably aren't stressing the cars enough during testing...

No joke, and no exaggeration: I've seen more production Ferrari's on flatbeds this year in person, than I've seen even photos of the ME Corvette being towed.
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The more we see the more we know that side scoop is terribly fake.
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Old 03-14-2019, 02:31 PM
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The more we see the more we know that side scoop is terribly fake.
They arent fake, they just come forward much farther in camo than they do in real life. There is a small faint triangle shape that begins on the door, and the door handle is under it, it is very thin and sharp at the door, so it will not actually hit the car next to it, the normal center round part of the outer door edge will hit first in most cases.

The side intake is much further back than what we are allowed to see.

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Old 03-14-2019, 02:31 PM
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Originally Posted by tcinla View Post
looking at the side engine air scoop from this angle, there are A LOT OF CURVES/Creases flowing to the rear from that point. Not bad necessarily but I thought it would be smoothly integrated (less creases
Thats likely cause that is all largely fake paneling. The camo folks are tricksters!

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'meh, I wouldn't call it 'embarrassing' at all... mules break down all the time... in fact, if they aren't breaking down, they probably aren't stressing the cars enough during testing...
Yep, and its largely stuff you'd never think of (and stuff totally unrelated to your system that you've got zero clue how to fix). Security systems thinking the car is being stolen and locking out the systems are probably our number one issue.
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Originally Posted by Mikec7z View Post
They arent fake, they just come forward much farther than the do in real life. There is a small faint triangle shape that begins on the door, and the door handle is under it, it is very thin and sharp at the door, so it will not actually hit the car next to it, the normal center round part of the outer door edge will hit first in most cases.

The side intake is much further back than what we are allowed to see.
Yes... that's what I said. The side scoop as presented on these mules is clearly fake and not remotely the actual design.
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'meh, I wouldn't call it 'embarrassing' at all... mules break down all the time... in fact, if they aren't breaking down, they probably aren't stressing the cars enough during testing...

No joke, and no exaggeration: I've seen more production Ferrari's on flatbeds this year in person, than I've seen even photos of the ME Corvette being towed.
thats because most high end stores send flatbeds to pick up high end cars for oil changes etc as part of the service to earn the customer's business vs them going to the other high end store.
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thats because most high end stores send flatbeds to pick up high end cars for oil changes etc as part of the service to earn the customer's business vs them going to the other high end store.
Exactly... you don't drive your Ferrari to the Ferrari store for service. They send transport to you to pick it up. Local acquaintance has a 458 and Ferrari of Washington comes and gets it. It's 3 hours from DC to here FWIW.
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That's pretty cruddy Ferrari service. My wife just bought an Alfa Romeo Giulia, and the dealership we purchased from in Annapolis, MD will bring an Alfa or Maserati loaner to our house, take our car for service, and bring it back detailed.

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Yep, and its largely stuff you'd never think of (and stuff totally unrelated to your system that you've got zero clue how to fix). Security systems thinking the car is being stolen and locking out the systems are probably our number one issue.
That'd be right in line with the rumored CANbus problems.
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Well, as long as we’re stuck here, let’s get our golf clubs out and play a quick couple holes next door while we await the company tow truck.


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Originally Posted by Mikec7z View Post
thats because most high end stores send flatbeds to pick up high end cars for oil changes etc as part of the service to earn the customer's business vs them going to the other high end store.
Yeah, no... while I get your point, I mean being picked up from the road... perhaps minor issues, but break-downs are what I am referring to. Driving around the Galleria area of Houston on a daily basis, you will see at least one Ferrari broken down being picked up, every few months...its actually become a joke amongst my co-workers (maybe a Houston-ism, but again, no joke or exaggeration at all).

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Yeah, no... while I get your point, I mean being picked up from the road... perhaps minor issues, but break-downs are what I am referring to. Driving around the Galleria area of Houston on a daily basis, you will see at least one Ferrari broken down being picked up, every few months...its actually become a joke amongst my co-workers (maybe a Houston-ism, but again, no joke or exaggeration at all).
Yep, seen that too. To be fair, driving anything lower or stiffer than a truck on Houston roads probably classifies as abuse
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I'm wondering if the person is trying to tinker with the battery and/or connectors assuming it is near the front of the car
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