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    Re: SNOW, TRAFFIC JAMS AND ELECTRIC CARS:

    that actually have that generator built in.
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    Re: SNOW, TRAFFIC JAMS AND ELECTRIC CARS:

    correct. well known that telsa cars are pretty mediocre quality wise. they just do not have the car making experience that the existing manufactures have.
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    Re: SNOW, TRAFFIC JAMS AND ELECTRIC CARS:

    which is a laughable goal when there is no tech out there that can do it.
    cars running one person to work and back is one thing.
    hauling supplies in a truck is another.
    electric vehicles simply...
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    Re: SNOW, TRAFFIC JAMS AND ELECTRIC CARS:

    the catch of course is NZ cities have generally never been designed with public transport in mind.
    so public transport here is poor service and expensive.

    public transport works well when you...
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    Re: SNOW, TRAFFIC JAMS AND ELECTRIC CARS:

    a lot of the hate comes down to the the BS ev pro guys are pushing.
    the pro ev guys just keep pushing tech which doesn't exist and highly likely will not exist.
    that kind of nonsense just generates...
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    Re: SNOW, TRAFFIC JAMS AND ELECTRIC CARS:

    its unlikely we will ever go fully electric.
    you can charge multiple cars on domestic supply, it just means they take longer. only a big problem for long distance drivers.
    they turned the local...
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    Re: SNOW, TRAFFIC JAMS AND ELECTRIC CARS:

    i think most are well more than 50km of travel. however i doubt many people would ever use an EV with such limitations.
    you always want more range than you ever actually use.
    ev's are fairly good...
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    Re: Guide to multihoming home network

    afaik you can't twin the two networks without an isp being cable of doing that.
    back in dailup days a certain isp unofficially had that feature where you could run two dailup connections together.
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    Re: Spark plug madness - what's the answer?

    larger gap requires higher voltage, its generally only a problem is the coil can't generate enough voltage to jump. this can be a problem with resistor spark plugs. probably why they have it set to a...
  10. Thread: Can't be true?

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    Re: Can't be true?

    what can't be true?
    aussie gets snow.
  11. Thread: MIQ

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    Re: MIQ

    mate came back about a month ago, with misses and kids.

    they got sent down to chch. nice hotel, staff to carry bags, ride to the hotel, really nice hotel.
    one complaint was returning to the...
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    Re: Opera Browser Version Update Frustration

    the auto update in opera works ok, but its slow as in it may take a week before it updates.
    i suspect it takes time to get the updates out to their mirrors and they probably have some traffic...
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    Re: American has lost the plot

    the last one was because police gave a nut job a firearm a licence. i can't recall the others off hand. the previous big one i'm not sure if they even had licences back then.
    crims certainly do not...
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    Re: American has lost the plot

    keep in mind its media making it look worse than it is. ie the first pic is actually all gun related deaths which typically includes suicides.
    when you take population into account its actually not...
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    Re: American has lost the plot

    more importantly they intentionally banned crims from handing over guns in the buy back, only licences owners where allowed to hand guns in.
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    Re: Trying to increase shower pressure

    i have done it. but there is some issues.
    you can increase the hot pressure by fitting a hot water booster pump. there is a couple different types.
    however one issue was that it sucked the hot...
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    Re: Trans-Tasman Bubble -- Green Zone Flights

    all flights from aussie would be green zone. those who have gone into aussie from elsewhere would have to go through their quarantine procedures. so there is no way for them to land in aussie and...
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    Re: What to do with this motherboard?

    i think its still useable. if someone wants an basic pc. its pcie so still can get useable parts. catch is its not worth much.
    chuck it on TM, maybe someone wants its to replace a dead one.
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    Re: Is this a good kilometerage per litre?

    keep in mind when measuring distance, it depends on how thats done. speedo is affected by tire size, especially if you have aftermarket rims. but also wear makes the tire smaller. that all changes...
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    Re: Is this a good kilometerage per litre?

    i would expect a modern 2.4 diesel 6 speed ute, with minimal load to do that well. no chance in hell of a motorhome with water tanks etc and the aerodynamics of a brick.
    i suspect you have left some...
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    Re: An unexpected visitor

    weta's are very good at pushing under things and levering them up.
    most kiwi homes have a lot of holes. eg wooden floor all the drain pipe holes are not sealed. really easy for anything to crawl up...
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    Re: Is this a good kilometerage per litre?

    thats insanely good, so good its probably not true. check your math.
  23. Thread: Summertime

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    Re: Summertime

    nice
  24. Thread: Summertime

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    Re: Summertime

    first morning this year i've had the heat pump on heat. things are cooling down.

    what i do in summer........work, work work work. any spare time is devoted to recovery from work.
    looking forward...
  25. Re: The plane on an opposing conveyor belt debate. Surely not?

    yeah i watch that. its amazing people don't get it. but i can understand most people are not plane people, but they understand cars and the plane has wheels and drives on a runway.
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