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#215825 - 07/21/08 01:23 PM Re: Radar dectectors. [Re: Murph]
Ken.C Offline
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Registered: 05/03/03
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Yeah, when my chrome valve stem tips were stolen (!), they replaced them with the plastic ones. (No, I didn't pay for chrome valve stems, the tire dealer threw them in for free)
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#215826 - 07/21/08 01:29 PM Re: Radar dectectors. [Re: Ken.C]
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Wow, those Oakland thieves can be desperate.
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#215827 - 07/21/08 01:33 PM Re: Radar dectectors. [Re: Ken.C]
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I witnessed the power of a Honda Accord's crumple zone as it plowed into the rear of a Jeep Cherokee at about 35mph on my way home from camping this weekend. I had pulled off the highway to pick up some farm-fresh produce and saw it from the side of the road. The car was not a pretty sight, but its occupants were all ok, at least according to their own assessments. The Jeep was amazingly unscathed...
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#215829 - 07/21/08 01:53 PM Re: Radar dectectors. [Re: pmbuko]
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Registered: 02/05/06
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Loc: Fredericksburg, Virginia
Sometimes I like to watch crash test videos for fun.

A good crumple zone can save your life. Good, of course = not in the passenger compartment.

A bad one, well, check out this Chinese truck. Complete with Pop-Up Video style enhancements ...

After the video, clicking on the yellow car titled "the worst car ever..." yields another (not) impressive crash. Direct link here.
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#215830 - 07/21/08 01:57 PM Re: Radar dectectors. [Re: medic8r]
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Registered: 10/23/03
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Loc: Jacksonville, IL
Crash test footage like that is one reason that I drive (and love) my Saab.
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#215835 - 07/21/08 02:11 PM Re: Radar dectectors. [Re: PeterChenoweth]
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And that was my 500th post. Woo hoo! \:\)
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#215842 - 07/21/08 03:36 PM Re: Radar dectectors. [Re: PeterChenoweth]
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I'll send you the foam that my 10k speakers were packed in.
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#215849 - 07/21/08 04:39 PM Re: Radar dectectors. [Re: pmbuko]
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Loc: Edmonton Alberta
Will you send the boxes that came with your 10K speakers when he hits 1000 posts?
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#215858 - 07/21/08 05:31 PM Re: Radar dectectors. [Re: pmbuko]
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Loc: Jacksonville, IL
That's ok. I have plenty of extra packing materials in my basement.

Thanks though! ;\)
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#215877 - 07/21/08 10:31 PM Re: Radar dectectors. [Re: HomeDad]
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Loc: Alabama
HomeDad: I have used both the Escort and the Valentine. I really prefer the Valentine and have one in both cars. It is a little pricey, but it gives you so much more information. I especially like the function where the Valentine tells you which direction the beam is coming from: front, rear, or sides!!!

I received a sales brochure from Escort last week, but, since I wasn't in the market for a new one, I threw it in the trash.

I'm not sure if their new Escort model compares with the Valentine or not.
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