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Old 03-04-2013, 03:00 AM
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Looks like u showed him how the Mercedes bends

Sorry that was bad
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lol hear about the cars now that have automatic brakes? when the car senses a hazard it puts the brakes on for you. a guy my dad knows has a car like this, i dont remember the brand. but he says he has almost got in many accidents when he is trying to speed up to pass. it puts on the brakes
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lol hear about the cars now that have automatic brakes? when the car senses a hazard it puts the brakes on for you. a guy my dad knows has a car like this, i dont remember the brand. but he says he has almost got in many accidents when he is trying to speed up to pass. it puts on the brakes


Oh, and here's the damage to the truck. The left bumper guard fell off when I limped it home
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Old 03-05-2013, 07:35 PM
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my 95 bmw 325i has a anti-burnout thing in it. so im trying to go down the road when its a little snowy, and i got my foot to the floor and im crawling along at idle, cant get any speed, almost causing an accident...

poor truck...
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my 95 bmw 325i has a anti-burnout thing in it. so im trying to go down the road when its a little snowy, and i got my foot to the floor and im crawling along at idle, cant get any speed, almost causing an accident...
F the computer
You mean traction control? Might be a button somewhere to disable it.
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poor truck...
No matter, I'll have it back together, good as new..,when ever I'm finally able to get down to my friend's house to get the parts. The grill shell was dented on the right side anyway, and I wasn't really digging the billet grill insert.
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lol hear about the cars now that have automatic brakes? when the car senses a hazard it puts the brakes on for you. a guy my dad knows has a car like this, i dont remember the brand. but he says he has almost got in many accidents when he is trying to speed up to pass. it puts on the brakes
Oh, great. More nanny-state borne electronic crap to help make bad drivers worse, and cause additional chaos when it doesn't work as intended.

...Just another fuse I'd be pulling... For Dog's sake, let me DRIVE the bloody thing!
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Looks like u showed him how the Mercedes bends

Sorry that was bad

I dunno man I thought it was funny...
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Old 03-05-2013, 08:25 PM
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I dunno man I thought it was funny...
I helped him put the bendz in the Mercedes
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I bendz a Mercedes once, with my back bumper. Was a good day... LOL
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Wow your truck gets in a wreck with a car and it looks better than mine does after sliding into a tree at low speed, long story short I hate snow.
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Wow your truck gets in a wreck with a car and it looks better than mine does after sliding into a tree at low speed, long story short I hate snow.
Well it is 2 tons of American-made steel...I also T-boned him.


Worst thing ever: The feeling through the steering wheel of the front end of your truck being torn apart.
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No matter, I'll have it back together, good as new..,when ever I'm finally able to get down to my friend's house to get the parts. The grill shell was dented on the right side anyway, and I wasn't really digging the billet grill insert.
how bad is the insert damaged? looks pretty good in the pic
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how bad is the insert damaged? looks pretty good in the pic
The insert was perfectly fine. I'm just going to get the original insert to see if I like it. If not, I'll stick the billet one back on.
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Ha
Isn't it Mercedes and Volvo that has radar guided cruise control
So it can control your speed depending on the car in front
But if the car in front slams there brakes on then so will u

I think most car company's have this anti crash thing
Subaru definitely have

I hate all the driver aid crap
Its proberbly ok in the city but traction control and abs just can't handle driving on gravel
Had a few nere misses with it then had Toyota disable it


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There is usually a light on the dash if one or more system is trying to gain control of the car
Mine had an audible alarm when I tred to get sideways

I had a suzuki hatchback try to stop on an orange light in the rain
I was in my older model of my 4x4 with a bull bar
I smashed him 1/2 way across the intersection

Pushed the back axle forward so the wheels were hard up against the guard
Didn't even adjust my spotlights let aone loose any paint

The car was a hire car and no one was hurt
The hire company never came after me luckily
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Sounds like fun all this computerized crap in vehicles these days, I wonder what kind of problems would arise if I went around clipping a wire here and there...
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Sounds like fun all this computerized crap in vehicles these days, I wonder what kind of problems would arise if I went around clipping a wire here and there...
The ECU's would have a fit and throw all kinds of codes.

You should see all the separate ECU's on newer vehicles, like the Prius. I swear, there are literally like 12 of them. My '05 Civic has 2 or 3.
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You should see the electronics in my '62 Ranchero, LOL! Safety devices, too
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Do they look something like this?
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Do they look something like this?
Exactly!!!
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