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Yesterday, 11:31 PM
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Posted By Mikec7z

... and then some crazy dude named mike came...

... and then some crazy dude named mike came along and linked a NYT article about another crazy dude named mike also who exports cars for a living and lives in his same town, and he claims the...
Yesterday, 11:17 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 4,671
Posted By Mikec7z

i dont blindly agree with him that the 12v system...

i dont blindly agree with him that the 12v system will run all the electronics...
Yesterday, 11:10 PM
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Views: 2,635
Posted By Mikec7z

i agree with that possibility as well, i think GM...

i agree with that possibility as well, i think GM needed A spoiler for testing at Nuremberg, but that wont be THE spoiler that is on the car.
Yesterday, 11:06 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,700
Posted By Mikec7z

Well put. A.

Well put.

A.
Yesterday, 10:58 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,281
Posted By Mikec7z

great info, thank you, i assumed it was a...

great info, thank you, i assumed it was a somewhat linear graph between the 2 numbers, and thus 0 would be a better starting point than 15. Great info, thank you again.

So now for the million...
Yesterday, 10:49 PM
Replies: 1,054
Views: 95,355
Posted By Mikec7z

And in case you need to contact a guy who is an...

And in case you need to contact a guy who is an expert on exporting cars to china, and actually knows how many are secretly bought state side, and then shipped to china, without the usa dealers...
Yesterday, 10:05 PM
Replies: 1,054
Views: 95,355
Posted By Mikec7z

look up the stats of how many v6 x5 from the year...

look up the stats of how many v6 x5 from the year 2011 to 2013 went to china... it was OVER 90% of our bmw x5's. Same for v8...
Yesterday, 09:57 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,281
Posted By Mikec7z

as far as the cold and cracking tires, a person...

as far as the cold and cracking tires, a person is better to be driving their car than having it parked in the cold. While driving, the natural movement of the tire creates bending and friction and...
Yesterday, 09:53 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,281
Posted By Mikec7z

well, considering myself and about 5 others, as...

well, considering myself and about 5 others, as you are aware, do drive our cars at 150mph+ in temps as low as 30 and under... Yes... 0w does not hurt a thing :)

I dont think i need 0w with the...
Yesterday, 09:37 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,281
Posted By Mikec7z

mpss are my tire 20k miles later... insurance...

mpss are my tire 20k miles later... insurance policy only covers those, nothing else... why would i get away from them? mpss dont crack in cold. Cups, sure.
Yesterday, 09:30 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,281
Posted By Mikec7z

if light oil weights are for emissions and not to...

if light oil weights are for emissions and not to protect engines and clearances in cold weather, then i trust you if you are positive on the topic. I assumed the reason GM went to the 0w 40 oil was...
Yesterday, 09:28 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,281
Posted By Mikec7z

No, but i was curious what "below 40 degrees and...

No, but i was curious what "below 40 degrees and bad traction" had to do with not hurting one's motor.

Do i drive fast in the cold? yes. I drive fast when there is snow on the ground while in...
Yesterday, 09:25 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 4,671
Posted By Mikec7z

and i guess that is the best question right...

and i guess that is the best question right now... you seem to imply everything is going to be running on the 12v system.

Fact is, GM has a 48v system in the car, its been leaked i thought at this...
Yesterday, 09:05 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 4,671
Posted By Mikec7z

also, throwing out another angle to my point......

also, throwing out another angle to my point... (and the reason i continue to have my pov is because IF the 12v system were the problem, THEN the jumper cables would have solved the problem)

so......
Yesterday, 08:54 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 4,671
Posted By Mikec7z

okay, so assuming you are right... how can we tie...

okay, so assuming you are right... how can we tie this to a gas station fillup then, because that is the common denominator.

The cars have to be shut off other places around town... at lunch...
Yesterday, 08:46 PM
Replies: 1,054
Views: 95,355
Posted By Mikec7z

... and when you are building super sports...

... and when you are building super sports cars... guess how much the Chinese millionaires and billionaires care about the tax structure?

They don't.. they just want the biggest and the baddest....
Yesterday, 07:45 PM
Replies: 1,054
Views: 95,355
Posted By Mikec7z

well, i guess now we are back to that jesko...

well, i guess now we are back to that jesko transmission...
Yesterday, 07:31 PM
Replies: 1,054
Views: 95,355
Posted By Mikec7z

Help me understand why manufacturers dont just go...

Help me understand why manufacturers dont just go with the highest technology and then charge people for it.

Just throwing a wild idea out, and then tell me why it would not work...

lets say GM...
Yesterday, 06:56 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 371
Posted By Mikec7z

haha, declare you max budget :)

haha, declare you max budget :)
Yesterday, 06:51 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,281
Posted By Mikec7z

i was under the impression that rpm alone,...

i was under the impression that rpm alone, without load on the engine, could hurt a motor before oil was up to temp (which is what this topic is about right?)

For instance, a person cold starting...
Yesterday, 06:47 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 247
Posted By Mikec7z

Since it is such a work of art and innovation, i...

Since it is such a work of art and innovation, i bet it would fetch at least double that. I mean, there has to be someone out there who can justify the money to have an engine that makes over 2k more...
Yesterday, 05:17 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 4,671
Posted By Mikec7z

Exactly, the possibility of gizmo's that are...

Exactly, the possibility of gizmo's that are needed for the car to start, that are powered by the 48v side, are numerous.

That's why i feel like GM could have easily overlooked the reality that if...
Yesterday, 04:58 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 247
Posted By Mikec7z

That makes sense doesn't it :) The title saying...

That makes sense doesn't it :) The title saying 570 has to be the typo, it has to be 670ci as they say in the video



I feel like he could charge over half a million for this motor, and there...
Yesterday, 04:48 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,578
Posted By Mikec7z

Edit: just realized you already found a car. ...

Edit: just realized you already found a car.

I'll leave this up for anyone who can benefit...
I'll take this a step further... there is a very limited edition wheel that the public is generally...
Yesterday, 03:16 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 973
Posted By Mikec7z

Problem is, oddly enough, no wheels actually...

Problem is, oddly enough, no wheels actually shatter and break away completely at the spokes... the run flat sidewall is essentially a strong sleeve that holds everything about the wheel together......
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