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39 minutes ago, Drew Dowdell said:

If it could just stop raining.... for the love of god!

Send it to me, love the rain. :D 

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An honest to goodness real legit Cadillac XT6 passed me on the highway today. 

Well, it’s ok but doesn’t ooze luxury. And it’s sort of generic.  

It seems to be a bit taller than other CUV’s

oh they’ll still sell a bunch of them 

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8 hours ago, balthazar said:

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How ppl ate on road trips, before the plethora of fast food joints made everyone fat.

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5 hours ago, ocnblu said:

How ppl ate on road trips, before the plethora of fast food joints made everyone fat.

Baby boomer use of so much processed foods made America Fat. Fast Foods just allowed other generations to come to become even Fatter. The laziness of Americans to use doordash or any of the other food delivery systems and not learn to cook is destroying America. 

Grow a Garden, learn to cook and then make healthy organic food dishes that can be heated up and eaten but far better for you. Sunday's I cook two large dishes so I have breakfast and lunch covered for the work week.

My Garden

 

 

 

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Read with interest on an AACA forum :

"Looking for headlight bulbs (2 contact bayonet base) for a 1918 Rauch and Lang Electric.  Oh, I forgot to mention these are 90 volt.  Dome lights are 80 volt.  Need those also."

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After torrential rains and flooded streets yesterday, today was beautiful...high only 76...went most of the day w/ the A/C off and windows open.   Work was sucktastic (dealing with incompetence of the India and Barbados teams I work with), but a drive out to walk along Lake Erie soothed my weary soul...

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Is it just me or is BMW STUPID for charging for Carplay when Kia offers it for free plus Android auto?

https://www.thedrive.com/news/29134/bmw-is-charging-owners-an-80-annual-subscription-fee-to-use-apple-carplay

So now you have to pay $80 a year to get access on your POS BMW auto for Carplay and screw you Android users. Seems to me that BMW does not want tech users in their auto's.

IDIOTS! 🙄

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As far as I know, BMW has been charging for it for years and they're still the only ones with the rights to use it wireless-ly.

Almost everybody has CarPlay, not just KIA. 

And everybody else has to use a wire to connect. 

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26 minutes ago, ccap41 said:

As far as I know, BMW has been charging for it for years and they're still the only ones with the rights to use it wireless-ly.

Almost everybody has CarPlay, not just KIA. 

And everybody else has to use a wire to connect. 

I thought you also could connect via Bluetooth to the built in auto system.

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9 minutes ago, dfelt said:

I thought you also could connect via Bluetooth to the built in auto system.

To the best of my knowledge, that has been a BMW-only thing. 

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1 hour ago, ccap41 said:

To the best of my knowledge, that has been a BMW-only thing. 

Thanks, found this story on Android Auto and the wireless feature, but it uses so much power, not worth having it they say. Yet for short trips, still interesting.

https://www.extremetech.com/mobile/267568-google-rolls-out-wireless-android-auto-but-almost-no-one-can-use-it

Found this with good info also:

https://www.tomsguide.com/us/android-auto-faq,news-20799.html

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Detroit 3 Truck makers CANNOT do this, Rivian will have a Tank Feature on their Truck and SUV for added Off-road capability.

https://electrek.co/2019/07/24/rivian-electric-pickup-truck-tank-steer-video/

Very Cool :metal:

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On 7/22/2019 at 5:51 PM, regfootball said:

An honest to goodness real legit Cadillac XT6 passed me on the highway today. 

Well, it’s ok but doesn’t ooze luxury. And it’s sort of generic.  

It seems to be a bit taller than other CUV’s

oh they’ll still sell a bunch of them 

I have come across two CT5s and while I still can’t stand the cheap plastic over the back door window, the car does look much better overall in person. 

3 hours ago, dfelt said:

Is it just me or is BMW STUPID for charging for Carplay when Kia offers it for free plus Android auto?

https://www.thedrive.com/news/29134/bmw-is-charging-owners-an-80-annual-subscription-fee-to-use-apple-carplay

So now you have to pay $80 a year to get access on your POS BMW auto for Carplay and screw you Android users. Seems to me that BMW does not want tech users in their auto's.

IDIOTS! 🙄

What in the actual F? Cheap bastards!

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This is way to weird and wrong for the potential 2020 new Escalade imho.

 

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7 hours ago, dfelt said:

This is way to weird and wrong for the potential 2020 new Escalade imho.

 

I agree.  THAT is not an Escalade.  An Escalade has a fundamental presence that most Cadillac CUVs do not have.

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Just now, riviera74 said:

I agree.  THAT is not an Escalade.  An Escalade has a fundamental presence that most Cadillac CUVs do not have.

Looks like a photoshop rendering...kind of looks like the current Tahoe body with an XT6-ish nose grafted on.

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4 hours ago, ccap41 said:

The video was taken down...

That is a bum, very cool seeing the R1T do a 360 in place. Talk about an awesome feature of EV's to have the controllers cause the motors to reverse so you can spin in place. Story says that Rivian has an even better video of real production R1T doing it but is not ready to show it off yet. I hope they release it soon as it would drive excitement for their products.

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