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      But, the USA is not a signatory party to the...

      But, the USA is not a signatory party to the Vienna convention on road traffic! (Neither is Canada)

      They do follow many of its principles, but not all of them. Many US road signs differ, and US...
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      This depends what you would consider a "flaw". ...

      This depends what you would consider a "flaw".

      No doubt the Chrysler 225 Slant Six will come up in this discussion. And the Toyota 22R and 22RE, although they would eventually wear out their...
    3. I highly doubt that the Model X was intended to...

      I highly doubt that the Model X was intended to delay the Model 3. If so, that was an extremely expensive diversion. I really don't see anything that the Model X will actually do that the Model S...
    4. Being thrown under the bus by lawyers and...

      Being thrown under the bus by lawyers and management if you ever admitted fault for something, will do that.
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      OPP normally won't pull someone over for having...

      OPP normally won't pull someone over for having non-stock suspension and wheels unless they are having an "equipment blitz" (which happens from time to time), but crazy camber and stretched tires are...
    6. That's the valve-seat-dropper, isn't it?

      That's the valve-seat-dropper, isn't it?
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      Plenty of irrelevant sidetrack in this thread ......

      Plenty of irrelevant sidetrack in this thread ...

      The front plate is irrelevant because Quebec only uses a rear plate anyhow. The missing front plate won't draw any attention.

      But ... The...
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      The Japanese have had their own share of issues,...

      The Japanese have had their own share of issues, although that's not within the scope of this thread. To give but one current example, the new (2016) Honda Civic with the 2.0 naturally-aspirated...
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      Why would the Fit need to be a sedan? The hatch...

      Why would the Fit need to be a sedan? The hatch makes a whole lot more sense.

      Both of the new Civic models should be liftbacks without changing the shape.

      I think the Fit hatch looks better and...
    10. All of the GM LS-series V8's (it isn't just the...

      All of the GM LS-series V8's (it isn't just the Corvette!) have short sparkplug wires from ignition coils that are not directly "coil on plug".

      I know of no modern engine that uses a distributor....
    11. And yet, Quadrasteer failed in the marketplace.

      And yet, Quadrasteer failed in the marketplace.
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      Being from Canada ... I don't understand the...

      Being from Canada ... I don't understand the whole "tags on order" system ...

      Here, you don't / can't (legally) drive on the road until your vehicle has its proper license plate with its proper...
    13. At low engine speed and loads they're using less...

      At low engine speed and loads they're using less fuel, but the power developed is disproportionately even LESS than that! With a normal engine, at part load, the intake stroke is happening against...
    14. (1) Because politicians and bureaucrats, for the...

      (1) Because politicians and bureaucrats, for the most part, aren't scientists and engineers.

      (2) Because prior to the development of good, reliable, reasonably lightweight and powerful...
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      There's another problem with keyless pushbutton...

      There's another problem with keyless pushbutton start/stop that the "sudden acceleration" debacle a few years ago drew attention to ... If something goes wrong, people don't know how to switch the...
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      It's not as absurd as this one was ... ...

      It's not as absurd as this one was ...


      https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=B2NGPnyqTOk
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      There has been scarcely any of it. What little we...

      There has been scarcely any of it. What little we had (I'm just northwest of Toronto) is in the process of melting. I was out on my motorcycle on Christmas Eve and it was an actual real ride, not...
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      Failure to see through the windshield.

      Failure to see through the windshield.
    19. *cough* Mid/rear engine rear wheel drive ......

      *cough* Mid/rear engine rear wheel drive ... (skip to 1:48 for some playing around and 2:20 for the best part)

      https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W7TTuN4Jxuk
    20. The thing that irks me about the entire...

      The thing that irks me about the entire variable-compression-ratio concept is that if the piston does not closely approach the squish bands on the cylinder head, you will not get squish turbulence,...
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