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Comment Re:Warranty Support? (Score 4, Informative) 193

The original "Pebble" was "assigned" to an "Assignee" corporation, which sounds a lot like a bankruptcy trustee. It appears this is the way it's done in California. (I would be happy to hear from someone who knows more about this.) So, no, Fitbit is not obligated to do anything. They bought _some_ IP from the assignee which allows the assignee to pay off some of the creditors.

Comment Re:Umm (Score 1) 157

Nah, the top classes (TF and FC) use a system that can't really be described as EFI nor carbureted. Yes, it's a roots blower. It's also a bunch of fuel injectors in the hat, in the intake manifold, and directly into the cylinders... all driven by a 95GPM fuel pump. When you see white mist come out of a header part way down the run, it's because that cylinder has "gone out" and it is spraying the fuel straight through and out the pipe. Either the spark plugs flooded or burned right up. They are fascinating pieces of engineering, but pretty much completely have nothing in common with the cars you and I drive.

Comment Re:Umm (Score 1) 157

EFI makes complete sense for a road car. I'm not suggesting carbs are better for anything other than running at full throttle for a few seconds. My issue was entirely with the AC's statement "carburetors -- some people like them but they won't win any races." FWIW, all of the classes that run at my local track (with the exception of Junior Dragster) don't care one bit if you use FI or a carb.

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