PORSCHE MISSION E.. Sal The Leaf Blows in comparison...

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  • txcoastal1txcoastal1 Posts: 8,435
    Kinda like the fluorescent light bulbs that you can't legally just throw in the trash because of the chemicals

    Double edged BS
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  • tonybtonyb Posts: 27,764
    Actually, if the argument is coal vs. electricity and which type of car emits more emissions.....not many give a hoot. It's not going to change a thing.

    If buying electric cars makes you feel better about yourself, rock on and enjoy it. Just don't ask others to help pay for it is all I'm sayin'.
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  • EndersShadowEndersShadow Posts: 14,900
    txcoastal1 wrote: »
    Kinda like the fluorescent light bulbs that you can't legally just throw in the trash because of the chemicals

    Double edged BS

    I live on the edge. I wait till the cop down the street can see me, then dump a box into the trash........

    Arrest me copper!
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  • pitdogg2pitdogg2 Posts: 8,044
    Such a rebel Dan....
  • EndersShadowEndersShadow Posts: 14,900
    pitdogg2 wrote: »
    Such a rebel Dan....

    I am, you have NOOO IDEA ;) . I jump on cracks, never look both ways before I cross the street, refuse to carpool, only mow my grass on ozone days, and never look before I leap.
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  • scubalabscubalab Posts: 1,936
    I bet you measure twice before you cut though... :p
  • pitdogg2pitdogg2 Posts: 8,044
    scubalab wrote: »
    I bet you measure twice before you cut though... :p

    you do not know Dan it is more like 20x then go reference it on the computer measure 20x again. it goes on and on... it will get cut in 12 days.
  • NightfallNightfall Posts: 6,999
    Are we really doing this again? ;)

    I beat a smart car yesterday. That's .5 of a win right? Makes my car look like a land boat.
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  • mrbironmrbiron Posts: 4,452
    Nightfall wrote: »
    Are we really doing this again? ;)

    I beat a smart car yesterday. That's .5 of a win right? Makes my car look like a land boat.

    In the words of my grandmother..."I fluffed" near a smart car the other day and this happened. I am ashamed and astonished at the same time!

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  • EndersShadowEndersShadow Posts: 14,900
    pitdogg2 wrote: »
    scubalab wrote: »
    I bet you measure twice before you cut though... :p

    you do not know Dan it is more like 20x then go reference it on the computer measure 20x again. it goes on and on... it will get cut in 12 days.

    But I only have to cut it once :wink:
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  • pitdogg2pitdogg2 Posts: 8,044
    pitdogg2 wrote: »
    scubalab wrote: »
    I bet you measure twice before you cut though... :p

    you do not know Dan it is more like 20x then go reference it on the computer measure 20x again. it goes on and on... it will get cut in 12 days.

    But I only have to cut it once :wink:

    yes you do..... I never argued that in the least ;)
  • pitdogg2pitdogg2 Posts: 8,044
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    man if that sucker rolled over it would go for miles...
  • lightman1lightman1 Posts: 8,680
    edited June 16
    pitdogg2 wrote: »
    scubalab wrote: »
    I bet you measure twice before you cut though... :p

    you do not know Dan it is more like 20x then go reference it on the computer measure 20x again. it goes on and on... it will get cut in 12 days.

    But I only have to cut it once :wink:
    pitdogg2 wrote: »
    pitdogg2 wrote: »
    scubalab wrote: »
    I bet you measure twice before you cut though... :p

    you do not know Dan it is more like 20x then go reference it on the computer measure 20x again. it goes on and on... it will get cut in 12 days.

    But I only have to cut it once :wink:

    yes you do..... I never argued that in the least ;)

    It took him six days to tell me where to put the dedicated outlets behind the HT cabinet.
  • scubalabscubalab Posts: 1,936
    lightman1 wrote: »
    It took him six days to tell me where to put the dedicated outlets behind the HT cabinet.

    That doesn't surprise me Russ. Dan knew the dimensions of my DIY subs better than I did... and I was the one who built them... I'm being totally serious here!
  • NightfallNightfall Posts: 6,999
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  • tonybtonyb Posts: 27,764
    lightman1 wrote: »
    pitdogg2 wrote: »
    scubalab wrote: »
    I bet you measure twice before you cut though... :p

    you do not know Dan it is more like 20x then go reference it on the computer measure 20x again. it goes on and on... it will get cut in 12 days.

    But I only have to cut it once :wink:
    pitdogg2 wrote: »
    pitdogg2 wrote: »
    scubalab wrote: »
    I bet you measure twice before you cut though... :p

    you do not know Dan it is more like 20x then go reference it on the computer measure 20x again. it goes on and on... it will get cut in 12 days.

    But I only have to cut it once :wink:

    yes you do..... I never argued that in the least ;)

    It took him six days to tell me where to put the dedicated outlets behind the HT cabinet.

    LMAO....takes him 7 to return a PM. Boy has to investigate the IP address, where you went to High school, who your friends are, police reports, and if you ever dated his sister. :)
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  • msgmsg Posts: 3,476
    edited June 18
    LOLOLOL
    too many funny parts to reference.
    I saw one of these once when I was a kid. It was only parked, though. right side up. not exciting.

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  • pitdogg2pitdogg2 Posts: 8,044
    lightman1 wrote: »
    pitdogg2 wrote: »
    scubalab wrote: »
    I bet you measure twice before you cut though... :p

    you do not know Dan it is more like 20x then go reference it on the computer measure 20x again. it goes on and on... it will get cut in 12 days.

    But I only have to cut it once :wink:
    pitdogg2 wrote: »
    pitdogg2 wrote: »
    scubalab wrote: »
    I bet you measure twice before you cut though... :p

    you do not know Dan it is more like 20x then go reference it on the computer measure 20x again. it goes on and on... it will get cut in 12 days.

    But I only have to cut it once :wink:

    yes you do..... I never argued that in the least ;)

    It took him six days to tell me where to put the dedicated outlets behind the HT cabinet.

    He had an off day didn't he lol
  • cmy330gocmy330go Posts: 2,265
    The amount of ignorance in this thread is a little surprising. I expect it from PFB, but some of the others spewing crap that they once saw/heard in the paid-for media is a little disappointing.
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  • NightfallNightfall Posts: 6,999
    cmy330go wrote: »
    The amount of ignorance in this thread is a little surprising. I expect it from PFB, but some of the others spewing crap that they once saw/heard in the paid-for media is a little disappointing.

    Such as?
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  • WillowWillow Posts: 8,752
    Hey Sal, question for you. They say evs have x amount of miles per charge, is it also based on time/ hours. If I'm stuck on the highway for 2-3 hrs because of an accident I'm thinking I might not be able to make it home.
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  • tonybtonyb Posts: 27,764
    Willow wrote: »
    Hey Sal, question for you. They say evs have x amount of miles per charge, is it also based on time/ hours. If I'm stuck on the highway for 2-3 hrs because of an accident I'm thinking I might not be able to make it home.

    Especially in the winter when you need the heat going and windshield wipers....headlights on...and you left work with a 30% charge left for use.
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  • NightfallNightfall Posts: 6,999
    tonyb wrote: »
    Willow wrote: »
    Hey Sal, question for you. They say evs have x amount of miles per charge, is it also based on time/ hours. If I'm stuck on the highway for 2-3 hrs because of an accident I'm thinking I might not be able to make it home.

    Especially in the winter when you need the heat going and windshield wipers....headlights on...and you left work with a 30% charge left for use.

    I never even thought about that. How does an electric car create heat? Creating heat with electricity takes a lot of energy, look at space heaters that plug into the wall. They pull hundreds and hundreds of watts.
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  • WillowWillow Posts: 8,752
    I wasn't asking to be an a$$. I am very interested as to how they really hold up in the cold added with traffic and heat and lights and radio and heated seats (if they have them)
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  • tonybtonyb Posts: 27,764
    Nightfall wrote: »
    tonyb wrote: »
    Willow wrote: »
    Hey Sal, question for you. They say evs have x amount of miles per charge, is it also based on time/ hours. If I'm stuck on the highway for 2-3 hrs because of an accident I'm thinking I might not be able to make it home.

    Especially in the winter when you need the heat going and windshield wipers....headlights on...and you left work with a 30% charge left for use.

    I never even thought about that. How does an electric car create heat? Creating heat with electricity takes a lot of energy, look at space heaters that plug into the wall. They pull hundreds and hundreds of watts.

    Not sure, maybe Sal can answer that. I do know on principle that they also generate electricity themselves to some degree, but the car has to be moving, least I thought so.

    Last thing I want, speaking only for myself, is one more thing to think about at the end of the day. Who wants to have to plan your route around available charging stations.....daily ?

    Stuff comes up. Say you have to leave work, run home and grab the dog for a vet appointment. Run the dog back home and quickly get your rear end back to work. Now when you go to leave work you have less available battery power than you had planned for.

    Then what ? Look for the closest recharging station ? What if it's bad weather ? Traffic is horrible or when you get there it's out of order....surprise. Too many variables, too many different circumstances to account for at the end of the day when all you want is to go home and chill.
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