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Laminar
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Aug 10, 2022, 12:42 PM
 
I saw a few test mules on the road when I was in Bloomington last year, they took over the old Mitsubishi plant. I saw one on the road here recently, and also somehow a Hummer EV. The local Ford dealer has an F-150 Lightning demo truck as well.
     
MacNNFamous
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Aug 10, 2022, 01:44 PM
 
I hate Rivians. Entire thing looks okay but those fucking headlights make me think of Mr Krabs
     
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Aug 15, 2022, 09:08 PM
 
A neighbour of mine somehow got a Rivian. Looks pretty cool but I don’t know much about them. Hopefully I can finagle a test drive.
Mankind's only chance is to harness the power of stupid.
     
Brien
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Aug 16, 2022, 01:09 AM
 
Saw one in the wild recently. Looks… fine.
     
diosretrieve
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Oct 8, 2022, 07:55 AM
 
Everything that Ford makes is worth special attention. These cars are famous for their reliability and their ability to reach speed. Those who are into cars know that Ford was originally positioned as a sports car. So for me, it's surprising what models are produced now. I would like to see more sports models. So I started to monitor other brands. For example, now I am trying to study Other Brand more because it is the most comfortable car for a city, and at the same time, it is fast. To learn everything I need, I use spamsite. I think you may also be useful. Tell me, what car do you like the most?
( Last edited by reader50; Oct 13, 2022 at 05:50 PM. Reason: fixed up spam post)
     
Thorzdad
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Oct 8, 2022, 08:07 AM
 
Someone has obviously never spent time in a Pinto.
     
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Oct 8, 2022, 03:38 PM
 
This should be interesting.
My 'NN membership is almost older than our new poster.
     
Laminar
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Oct 10, 2022, 08:31 AM
 
Spam post incoming?
     
Thorzdad
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Oct 10, 2022, 10:43 AM
 
Probably a link inserted into the post.
     
subego  (op)
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Oct 10, 2022, 07:41 PM
 
My first memory of a car is my dad’s Pinto. He traded that up to a Bug.

When I was buying my van I test drove the Ford version. It was ugly and had no pickup whatsoever. To be fair to the van, I was test driving the low horsepower model. To be fair to the giant Ford dealership, if you want me to buy one, maybe have a non-shit model on your lot somewhere.
     
subego  (op)
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Oct 10, 2022, 09:12 PM
 
My favorite car memory from my youth is my great aunt’s pimpin’ Fleetwood.

She owned a bar… where there were multiple shootouts. My dad was at one. She may or may not have been having an affair with a mobster.

She was the cool great aunt. Kicked my ass at OG Asteroids.
     
Brien
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Oct 11, 2022, 01:00 AM
 
Originally Posted by subego View Post
My first memory of a car is my dad’s Pinto. He traded that up to a Bug.

When I was buying my van I test drove the Ford version. It was ugly and had no pickup whatsoever. To be fair to the van, I was test driving the low horsepower model. To be fair to the giant Ford dealership, if you want me to buy one, maybe have a non-shit model on your lot somewhere.
When I went to buy my first “I have a decent job now” car, the Ford dealership refused to let me test drive any of the ‘fun’ cars. Really wanted to sell me an SUV though.
     
 
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