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Comment: Re:thatsracist.gif (Score 1) 793

by cayenne8 (#48885655) Attached to: Fake Engine Noise Is the Auto Industry's Dirty Little Secret

Also, I think you're a racist old fuck. How is "rap shit" music at 1200dB any worse than your 455 also blaring at 1200dB?

Where at all in my post, did I mention the race of anyone listening to rap shit?

I think you're the racist if you start playing the race card based on a statement about loud obnoxious music being blared by someone whose race was never mentioned.

Comment: Re:Just give the option to turn it off... (Score 1) 793

by cayenne8 (#48882021) Attached to: Fake Engine Noise Is the Auto Industry's Dirty Little Secret

Your the exact kind of asshat the proves why new laws should be implemented to reduce the sounds vehicles make at their exhaust.

Where did you get the impression that I'd be doing what I said with my car that would be outside the bounds of current laws and noise issues?

I'm talking about restoring a car that was and would be perfectly legal, it also just happens to sound really good. It isn't like I'd be running straight pipes like one would at a race track...geez, lighten up Francis.

What I'm talking about driving is certainly less loud and obnoxious that those that drive around in cars with sound systems at full blast, constructed by those that I guess have no concept of midrange and highs, only bass..pumping out rap shit music at 1200dB and rattling peoples homes for a 4x block radius.

Lemme guess, you hate legally constructed and outfitted motorcycles too, right?

Comment: Re:I want silent vehicles (Score 1) 793

by cayenne8 (#48879895) Attached to: Fake Engine Noise Is the Auto Industry's Dirty Little Secret
I'm the opposite, I LOVE the sound or a nicely tuned powerful engine. Revving it is fun, hitting the gas and laying some rubber from time to time is fun.

I guess you like some others consider a car as *nothing* more than transportation to get from A to B. I think that's sad. I've never owned anything but 2x seat sports cars with the exception of a great 1986 911 Turbo which "technically" had 4 seats but the rear ones wouldn't even hold groceries, so doesn't really count.

The cars I buy and drive, are basically a fun adventure to me every time I sit in it and turn the key on. Right now, I'm trying to get a good, rebuilt mid 70's or so big block engine...something hopefully before catalytic converters and mostly just mechanical and non-computerized. Something with brute force and power.

Now THAT is fun....and hell, I can afford the gas.

Comment: Re:Just give the option to turn it off... (Score 1) 793

by cayenne8 (#48879841) Attached to: Fake Engine Noise Is the Auto Industry's Dirty Little Secret

In either case there is no need for them to be annoying to the driver, which engine noise is to many people.

I'm guessing you don't like the sound of a nicely tuned motorcycle engine too, right?

I'm not talking over the top obnoxious, but one that you can hear readily within the block.

I mean, a silent electric motorcycle would be no fun whatsoever with no sound.

Comment: Re:Just give the option to turn it off... (Score 1) 793

by cayenne8 (#48879825) Attached to: Fake Engine Noise Is the Auto Industry's Dirty Little Secret
Either way, I"m looking to soon buy and modify a '75-'75 Trans Am 455- 4-speed.

That engine, sounds GOOD. And with a little new exhaust magic, and cutting through the shaker hood so that it become functional again, it will sound AND have close to 500HP.

Sure it gets 10gal to the mile, but its fun,and I have a job where I can afford it. I miss cars with tons of torque and that sound. I don't want a silent car, what fun is that?

Comment: Re:Insurance is Legalized Gambling (Score 1) 237

by cayenne8 (#48860417) Attached to: Google Thinks the Insurance Industry May Be Ripe For Disruption
I've been screwed over when I had State Farm and when I had Geico.

They generally will take care of the auto itself, but for anything medical, best to have an atty.

That way you can get your bills covered and some settlement too.

Never again will I be the nice guy that wants to be easy to work with, they don't expect that and will run roughshod over you, sorry to say, but that's the truth these days.

Comment: Re:Most plans wont cover that much. (Score 1) 237

by cayenne8 (#48859603) Attached to: Google Thinks the Insurance Industry May Be Ripe For Disruption

In the UK, third party costs are unlimited - you might not get your car repaired but the person you hit will see their life altering injury costs covered for as long as they need them.

Yeah, but what does that do for me getting a car back, something required for me to live and work in the US?

Getting my car back or replaced is the main thing I"m concerned with after a wreck (assuming that "I" am not injured).

Comment: Re:Insurance is Legalized Gambling (Score 1) 237

by cayenne8 (#48859543) Attached to: Google Thinks the Insurance Industry May Be Ripe For Disruption
I learned this awhile back.

The FIRST thing you do when in an auto accident, is get your lawyer involved from the get go.

If you don't have one, find a good one. You generally will get screwed if you try to handle insurance by yourself.

And really man, this is NOT a Republican thing by any stretch of the imagination. Insurance for the most part is now required in most all states and in lieu of it in some states, you must show that you have a bond or some sort of money saved to act as insurance.

The herd instinct among economists makes sheep look like independent thinkers.

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