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Addiction LXV

Old 04-01-17, 05:26 PM
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Originally Posted by rjones28
You should totally just rattle-can it.
That's what the guys in the shop will do anyway if it's any kind of heat-resistant (BBQ) paint. The detail is in the masking to avoid overspray.
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Originally Posted by Rowan
That's what the guys in the shop will do anyway if it's any kind of heat-resistant (BBQ) paint. The detail is in the masking to avoid overspray.
Exactly. I'm betting the rear of the system gets dropped from the hangers, and lots of masking paper is used.
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Life achievement unlocked: Losing your $300 Garmin 520.

Fffffffuuuuuuu......
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Originally Posted by LAJ
Of course, any self respecting tech would say "I've done this before", and then watch the video in secret.....
Of course.
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Originally Posted by jtaylor996
Life achievement unlocked: Losing your $300 Garmin 520.

Fffffffuuuuuuu......
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Originally Posted by rjones28
Almost literally. I was too pissed to ride after searching every single nook and crannie in my house (2 hours worth). Including the attic, just in case. It's gone.

Ugh.
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Originally Posted by jtaylor996
Almost literally. I was too pissed to ride after searching every single nook and crannie in my house (2 hours worth). Including the attic, just in case. It's gone.

Ugh.
Shoulda glued one of these to it.

https://www.walmart.com/ip/Tag-It-GP...Black/46444857
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Originally Posted by LesterOfPuppets
Actually maybe they should make a Garmin that is also one of those!
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One Carolina down, one to go...
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Originally Posted by patentcad
It's not something he has ever done before actually. I've already discussed it with him.
I've had good luck with that Rustolium heat paint. It's good stuff.
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So, took an audible for today and went down to San Antonio and traded the Prius on a barely-used GX460. It is, ah, slightly different. Trying to fit it in the garage tomorrow will be fun...
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Originally Posted by Bah Humbug
So, took an audible for today and went down to San Antonio and traded the Prius on a barely-used GX460. It is, ah, slightly different. Trying to fit it in the garage tomorrow will be fun...
Congrats!

Remember when SUVs were evil? I bought a Grand Cherokee in 2000 and a couple friends threatened to never ride with me. Bought my wife an Acura RDX last year and none of my riding buddies said a word.
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Originally Posted by Bah Humbug
So, took an audible for today and went down to San Antonio and traded the Prius on a barely-used GX460. It is, ah, slightly different. Trying to fit it in the garage tomorrow will be fun...
Nice. It's likely a bit like steering an ocean liner in comparison.
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I actually do feel a bit guilty about the fuel economy, but dangit, I drove that Prius for quite a while, and I don't drive much.

As for the driving experience, yeah, it's different. It's oddly quite competent (not like the Prius handles well, though its turning circle is smaller) because of the KDSS, and when you put your foot down it MOVES. And is wonderfully quiet.

It's also the first time I've bought the car that I wanted instead of going for one that's cheaper and leaves me feeling unsatisfied for years. My hope is to keep it long-term, since it should be able to handle anything I could possibly need. The drive to Boulder will certainly be nicer than the Prius would have been.
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Originally Posted by jtaylor996
Life achievement unlocked: Losing your $300 Garmin 520.

Fffffffuuuuuuu......
Good excuse to get the Wahoo Bullet and them write a review.
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And AG's comment (I do love that girl) was "go buy the one you really want, no regrets".
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Originally Posted by jtaylor996
Life achievement unlocked: Losing your $300 Garmin 520.

Fffffffuuuuuuu......
Lost how? Knocked off while the bike was on the rack? Dropped somewhere? It doesn't sound like it's just around your house, but it's not an easy kind of thing to misplace while outside...
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Greetings from paradise.
Are you going to do a bike ride there?
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Originally Posted by Trsnrtr
Remember when SUVs were evil?
They still are.
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Originally Posted by Bah Humbug
Lost how? Knocked off while the bike was on the rack? Dropped somewhere? It doesn't sound like it's just around your house, but it's not an easy kind of thing to misplace while outside...
Like I had it on my dresser since I last used it. Someone, ahem, got pissed I leave stuff on my dresser and cleaned everything off. That was the last I seent it.
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Originally Posted by jtaylor996
Someone, ahem, got pissed I leave stuff on my dresser and cleaned everything off.
Oh.
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Originally Posted by Bah Humbug
So, took an audible for today and went down to San Antonio and traded the Prius on a barely-used GX460. It is, ah, slightly different. Trying to fit it in the garage tomorrow will be fun...
Thought you were getting a 4Runner.
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Originally Posted by LesterOfPuppets
Happy for them.
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Originally Posted by Sy Reene
Out my NY window this evening..
Wow, that some ugly air conditioner.
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