Cool Video of the Day

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  1. ALS

    ALS Super Moderator Staff Member

    Even back in 1965 they were trying to tell drivers to slow down for better fuel mileage.

     
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  2. ALS

    ALS Super Moderator Staff Member

    Why are they not doing commercials like this today?

     
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  3. ALS

    ALS Super Moderator Staff Member

    New Star Trek Discovery trailer.

     
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  4. EdwinTheMagnificent

    EdwinTheMagnificent Legend In His Mind

    Yeah , but it's TV. At least you can get this without commercials for the slightly higher rate. I've been considering CBS All Access as a way to watch some excellent shows I've rarely seen , like Big Bang Theory. This show might be good. It's always kinda hard to get the Trekkers aboard for a new show/movie. But they do show up, don't they ?
     
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  5. xcel

    xcel PZEV, there's nothing like it :) Staff Member

     
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  6. xcel

    xcel PZEV, there's nothing like it :) Staff Member

    Hi All:

    I just saw a #Lysol advert entitled "Protect like a Mother" that is beyond excellent!
    Enjoy. :)


    Wayne
     
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  7. xcel

    xcel PZEV, there's nothing like it :) Staff Member

    Hi All:

    You do not see this every day! Or any day. EVER!!! WOW!


    Wayne
     
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  8. ALS

    ALS Super Moderator Staff Member

    Pappy would be proud,:)

    AV-8B Harriers assigned to the "Blacksheep" of Marine Attack Squadron (VMA) 214 perform a reverse landing onto USS America's flight deck.

     
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  9. Carcus

    Carcus Well-Known Member

    Interesting video, that show is usually pretty good.

    Two points from GM's VP of propulsion (which I have been saying for some time):
    - autonomous ride share cars will be full EV's
    - with today's battery technology and with the speed it is developing, he doesn't seem to think high frequency charge cycles are going to be a problem. -


    (21:00/27:53 to the end)
     
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  10. BillLin

    BillLin MASS: 2018 Bolt EV and 2017 Prime

    Very cool, but not what I thought it would be. I thought the pilot would back in, which would be a blind maneuver. I'm glad they didn't try it, though.
     
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  11. xcel

    xcel PZEV, there's nothing like it :) Staff Member

    Hi All:

    The efficiency would be $**t but who would not want to drive this kick@$$ Toyota Hilux turned into Tonka truck concept? :)


    Wayne
     
  12. xcel

    xcel PZEV, there's nothing like it :) Staff Member

  13. xcel

    xcel PZEV, there's nothing like it :) Staff Member

    Hi All:

    Jay's vid find of an early classic that I once owned. Well sort of. Mine was the Scooter. :)


    Wayne
     
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  14. ALS

    ALS Super Moderator Staff Member

    Hi Wayne

    According to Wikipedia initially they came with either an 1.4L 52 hp or 1.6L 60 Hp motor.
    They were upgraded in 77 to 57 Hp or 63 Hp motors.
    In 78 they offered a HO version that bumped the HP up to 70.
    Al
     
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  15. xcel

    xcel PZEV, there's nothing like it :) Staff Member

  16. xcel

    xcel PZEV, there's nothing like it :) Staff Member

    Hi All:

    I am not exactly sure what happened here but you make the call... [​IMG]



    A bit of fakery but still funny. :D

    Wayne
     
  17. xcel

    xcel PZEV, there's nothing like it :) Staff Member

    Hi All:

    The Australian Solar Challenge is already being worked up and here is an initial PR vid from Bridgestone who will be supplying their lowest RRc tires yet to the teams as they embark on a drive of a lifetime across the Continent down under...

    Bridgestone will serve as the Naming Rights Sponsor of the 2017 Bridgestone World Solar Challenge (BWSC), which will be held in Australia from October 8-15. Aiming to advance environmental technologies for automotive society, Bridgestone has made commitments to new forms of motor sports.

    The BWSC provides a perfect venue to promote R&D ventures geared toward the creation of a sustainable mobility. Through the BWSC, Bridgestone, who first sponsored the event in 2013, aims to advance the development of environmentally sustainable technologies, such as its innovative ECOPIA tires with ologic. Additionally, by supporting BWSC teams from around the world, Bridgestone seeks to inspire young engineers who will be instrumental in the future advancement of these technologies.


    The BWSC is one of the world’s most well-known solar car events with a history dating back to 1987, making this year’s event its 30th anniversary. The race covers a 3,000 kilometer(1864.114 miles) route spanning from Darwin on Australia’s northern coast to Adelaide located on Australia’s southern edge. Contestants race over a five-day period, competing in one of three race classes, each with different requirements. A total of 46 teams from 25 countries, consisting of mostly university students, took part in the 2015 race.

    Overview of BWSC:

    Official name: 2017 Bridgestone World Solar Challenge
    Date: October 8–15, 2017
    Host Country: Australia (Start: Darwin; Goal: Adelaide)
    Host: South Australian Tourism Commission

    Race Classes:

    Challenger Class: A race to be first in vehicles designed for speed; vehicles require four wheels and one driver.

    Cruiser Class: A race testing vehicles’ energy efficiency and practicality; vehicles must have four wheels and be able to be ridden by one driver and more than one passenger.

    Adventure Class: A race open to vehicles that do not meet the requirements to compete in the Challenger Class or Cruiser Class, such as cars based on the regulations of prior competitions.

    Wayne
     
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  18. ALS

    ALS Super Moderator Staff Member

    Baltimore Md. a terminally ill city. :mad:



     
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  19. ALS

    ALS Super Moderator Staff Member

    I grew up in the 70's and had no idea they even made a AM/FM, 8 Track with a 23 Channel CB radio in single unit.

     
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  20. xcel

    xcel PZEV, there's nothing like it :) Staff Member

     
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