A v8 as a starter ? Holy cats ! I know this is way off topic but why don't more industrial diesel operators use engine block heaters. Literally 2$ of electricity would save so much wear and tear, fuel and pollution. Ever see those youtubes of locomotives starting up ? Even in the summertime a block heater makes… » 7/30/14 1:50am Today 1:50am

Everyone needs to stop moaning on about torque (cue the replies; but is torque is blah, blah.......!!!!) Doesn't this thing have a 6 speed ? Even when towing or heavily loaded most of the time you are just cruising along. Yes I have driven heavily loaded trucks and trailers. If you tow a lot, then maybe the… » 7/22/14 10:02pm 7/22/14 10:02pm

Dyno is the only real test. A lot of hp torque numbers published are a joke. The engine on a test cradle with no belts to run the alternator or water pump, no air filter, less restrictive exhaust, 97 octane, ect ect blah blah blah. » 7/10/14 3:03pm 7/10/14 3:03pm

That trail you are pointing to has: Whole families spread across the trail with small children running back and forth. Dog walkers with the leash stretched across the path, and 25 % of the time the dog will bark and run into your path. Brain dead park users who never look either way crossing the path. Walkers… » 7/08/14 11:39am 7/08/14 11:39am

I heard this second hand from a Canadian soldier, he said the afghan army was pretty much the same. He said that if the 20 afghan soldiers were told, "ok, in 2 hours be ready for patrol." He said after 3 hours, 10 of them would show up and 5 of them would be stoned on hashish. Shit like that. » 6/26/14 7:13pm 6/26/14 7:13pm

Look at google street view, maybe he zipped out from a parking garage. A Chinese co worker here (Vancouver) told me that the Chinese govt basically tells the people with the corrupt money " hey, don't spend it here in china in a flashy manner because we will actually have to crack down and end the gravy train for us.… » 6/18/14 2:56am 6/18/14 2:56am