Electric Vehicles are Here: EV Owners Check-In

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  1. YellowJacketBoss302

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    Looks good. In for pictures installed. Called tesla re jacking and they say it is OK to jack under a single point. Still wondering about parking brake. Users manual mentions an electronically activated "parking brake" when the car is in park.
     
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    My bet is the “parking brake” is in the motor and not the brakes.
     
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    My F-150 has the fart app too but it only seems to work when I'm in the truck. Most peculiar.
     
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    Is that a cloth seat option?
     
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    Cloth is more absorbent whereas leather allows the app it's full effect. :eek:
     
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    Didn't that leather suffer enough???.......You still eatin those beans????
     
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    Finished the last of the chicken and sausage white chili last night. My wife and daughter gave up on it two days ago. I think I got my daily fiber intake covered for the rest of 2018.
     
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    I pray the winds aren't blowing east the next few days....:rolleyes:.........ease up on the cardboard, your Fiber is under control..
     
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    Well, just to prove not every EV is a Tesla... My 2012 Fisker Karma, still awesome after 7 years of ownership. The last photo is the "family": each one designed by Henrik Fisker. Can you tell the family resemblance?

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    Nice. The Karma is one of the best looking cars ever made IMO.
     
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    I think that technology is great, but I think the cautious driver with the slow roll-out prevented the involvement in the incident. Looking closely at the video, the rear bumper is not even clear of the crosswalk striping when the brake lights come on. It stops in like 4 or 5 feet. And I think there's 8' to 10' clear between the cars based on the distance between the shadows as the black car crossed in front of the Tesla. So it was close, but not as close as it appears in the video.

    This is also why I look left and right when I'm at the pole and get the green light... even if I'm just looking for the local LE. ;) :rolleyes:
     
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    Yup, exactly. I think I've never been in an accident in 40 years of driving (knock wood) because I always assume someone else is always about to do something stupid. It comes from riding a motorcycle on the streets as a teenager. Look once, look twice, look again... go.
     
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    Still, he didn't stop to check on the person in the Van? Stick around as a witness? I'm a bit disappointed.
     
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    Running a red lite at full speed is ALWAYS stupid and deadly! That happened in front of me the other day. A second later and there would have been a big bang.Ends up that nut was in front of me at the next lite....he sure gained a lot of ground?...It seems to me nobody knows how to drive these days or they just don't care.....probably both.............
     
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    Here is some advice that will stop many of the serious accident we have today.

    HANG UP AND DRIVE.

    I almost lost my one and only daughter to a driver texting. Its almost as bad as making a PB&J sammich while driving.
     
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    A DUI texter is even worse!....Daily driving is a lot more challenging (dangerous) than it used to be.I don't even go out at nite anymore.This thread has run all over the place...Back to topic...That Karma is a nice looking car. EV's are coming, but I'm not giving up my Boss!!
     
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