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Old 01-10-2013, 10:55 PM   #293741
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is that your friend? the one we talked about couple days ago?
Different guy, though I sorta know this one, too.
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It's ok, that's something I don't really care to be good at.
Be good at ALL THE THINGS!
Even at :briangle:.
Then Albee will heart you forever.
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Old 01-10-2013, 10:57 PM   #293744
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Old 01-10-2013, 10:58 PM   #293745
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There were a couple of outtakes of that...

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I want better gas mileage in the van. 16mpg city and 18mpg freeway is dececent for a 4200 pound van with the aerodynamics of a loaf of bread, but I want better, and I don't want to spend a lot either.

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Hmm, what can you do in any of the following categories that's still cost effective?
-lower weight
-reduce rolling resistance
-improve aerodynamics (bozosoku )
-decrease drive train losses
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There were a couple of outtakes of that...

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How good are you at going full retard?
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Bro, you never go full retard.





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Hmm, what can you do in any of the following categories that's still cost effective?
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How would you do any of those to the van? The van is so simple and barebones as is.
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Hmm, I feel like it needs a little more teen angst to be a Briangle post.
Like maybe include another sentence or two on probably causes, some history, or compare it to one of your parents' vehicles.
don't forget talking about your drives on 17
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How would you do any of those to the van? The van is so simple and barebones as is.
-Go on a diet, fatteh
-Get the E30 running
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lol, looking through GM transmissions that can go into the van to replace the 4L60E 4 speed auto it has. I go to the next generation medium duty automatic made by GM, the 5L40E 5 speed. Cars this transmission was used in: BMW 3 series (E46).

DO NOT WANT!!!
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How would you do any of those to the van? The van is so simple and barebones as is.
No doors or panels, better tires, moar duct tape
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lol, looking through GM transmissions that can go into the van to replace the 4L60E 4 speed auto it has. I go to the next generation medium duty automatic made by GM, the 5L40E 5 speed. Cars this transmission was used in: BMW 3 series (E46).

DO NOT WANT!!!


But it was used in the CTS and they didn't have nearly as many issues, lol.
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