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Old 01-01-09, 04:20 PM   #1
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If I see that dodge ram commercial just one more time

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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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Old 01-01-09, 04:36 PM   #5
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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.
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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Old 01-01-09, 05:32 PM   #6
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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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Old 01-01-09, 08:12 PM   #7
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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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Old 01-01-09, 08:16 PM   #9
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phew, dodged a ram
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That commercial is as bad as the Born From Jets commercial.
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what I don't get is why a V10 and not a V12 or inline-6?
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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...
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mmmmmmmmmmmmmm big engine

Oompa Loompa's? Willy Wankel and the Engine Factory.

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what... wait... that engine... inline 4+6?
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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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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...
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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.
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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Old 01-02-09, 12:09 PM   #23
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They all shoud be wearing t-shirts that say 'Moran'
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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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