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    If I see that dodge ram commercial just one more time


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    The what now?

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    Well if you can't dodge it, ram it.

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    There is this meat heads racing trucks themes commercial that is annoying as hell. I'd find it for youbut that would mean that I'd have to watch it again.

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    Quote Originally Posted by skinnyone View Post
    There is this meat heads racing trucks themes commercial that is annoying as hell. I'd find it for youbut that would mean that I'd have to watch it again.
    And in the process make us watch it as well. Thanks for not posting it. It was cool the first 800 times. Not really.

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    Quote Originally Posted by crackerjab View Post
    And in the process make us watch it as well. Thanks for not posting it. It was cool the first 800 times. Not really.
    True indeed and humanity is spared an affront.

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    I wonder how good Dodge trucks really are. I wish they still made them with V-10s. Even Ford still offers those (although you have to buy a F-250 or higher for it though.)

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    mmmmmmmmmmmmmm big engine


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    phew, dodged a ram
    Food for thought: if you aren't dead by 2050, you and your entire family will be within a few years from starvation. Now that is a cruel gift to leave for your offspring. ;)
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    That commercial is as bad as the Born From Jets commercial.
    "Study your math, kids. Key to the Universe." - Gabriel in The Prophecy

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    what I don't get is why a V10 and not a V12 or inline-6?
    Food for thought: if you aren't dead by 2050, you and your entire family will be within a few years from starvation. Now that is a cruel gift to leave for your offspring. ;)
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    Quote Originally Posted by AEO View Post
    what I don't get is why a V10 and not a V12 or inline-6?
    Cab forward design.

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    ah, makes sense, for something that large...
    Food for thought: if you aren't dead by 2050, you and your entire family will be within a few years from starvation. Now that is a cruel gift to leave for your offspring. ;)
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    Quote Originally Posted by Grumpy McTrumpy View Post
    mmmmmmmmmmmmmm big engine

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    what... wait... that engine... inline 4+6?
    Food for thought: if you aren't dead by 2050, you and your entire family will be within a few years from starvation. Now that is a cruel gift to leave for your offspring. ;)
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    A V-12 is a more balanced engine in theory. I wouldn't mind seeing something that in a pickup. Combine it with technology to use fewer cylinders when idle or crusing, it the MPG difference between it and a smaller engine could be minimal.

    Perhaps combine it with a six-stroke design like Bruce Crower's (which squirts water into the piston which immediately turns to steam to use the heat built up. Only bad thing about this design is having to carry a water tank as well as a fuel tank. This would result in a balanced, powerful engine that has a MPG rating that would be pretty decent.

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    Shorty.
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    We are what we think. All that we are arises with our thoughts. With our thoughts, we make the world.
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    Please dont outsmart the censor. That is a very expensive censor and every time one of you guys outsmart it it makes someone at the home office feel bad. We dont wanna do that. So dont cleverly disguise bad words.

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    Quote Originally Posted by AEO View Post
    what... wait... that engine... inline 4+6?
    It is a 10 cylinder iteration of the Wartsila-Sulzer RTA96-C. 2-stroke diesel. They make them from 6 to 14 cylinders.

    http://people.bath.ac.uk/ccsshb/12cyl/

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    ah, ship engine for a ship caught between 6 and 12...
    Food for thought: if you aren't dead by 2050, you and your entire family will be within a few years from starvation. Now that is a cruel gift to leave for your offspring. ;)
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    Quote Originally Posted by skinnyone View Post
    There is this meat heads racing trucks themes commercial that is annoying as hell. I'd find it for youbut that would mean that I'd have to watch it again.
    It plays too much like one of those annoying inFoomercials.

    All they need is Billy Maze to come on at the end, hawking his: "miracle" paste-wax-chamois cloth-oil additive, do all, not sold in stores, but wait, if you act now, we'll double your order - just pay S&H............BS, don't need it, don't want it, CRAP!
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    That's how we roll.

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    Please dont outsmart the censor. That is a very expensive censor and every time one of you guys outsmart it it makes someone at the home office feel bad. We dont wanna do that. So dont cleverly disguise bad words.

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    They all shoud be wearing t-shirts that say 'Moran'
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    Transcendental enumeration.

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    Quote Originally Posted by avmanansala View Post
    That commercial is as bad as the Born From Jets commercial.
    Its infinitely worse than the Saab commercials.

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    Boing-Boing's analysis of the Dodge Ram commercials:

    http://www.boingboing.net/2008/11/17...am-challe.html

    Quick, jump in an oversized American-made truck, see how fast it can go downhill without crashing, next tow a heavy trailer (pensions?) along hair-pin curves without tumbling down a hillside, and then go try to build and cross a makeshift bridge without dropping into a deep gully. During this race to the finish, you're running out of time and trying to avoid disaster. The media in helicopters hover above you, following your every move, waiting to move in. Even if you make it, the group that finishes last is eliminated. It's like we're watching a dream sequence from a movie about a US auto industry exec! Wake up, wake up!

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