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    We got a small electric Mitsubishi van at work for the "Shuttle Bug", a vehicle to carry people from the carpark to the Hospital main entrance.

    "Management" were quoted as saying "It's so quiet, we had to fit a flashing light".....

    I'm waiting for some old lady to complain, after it runs her over, and "management" asking her why she didn't hear the flashing light approaching her from behind!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Trade Member View Post
    No Human I know would have reacted that fast to put on the hazards?
    After seeing that video, I'm thinking that Tesla's next software update push needs to turn on the hazards whenever the autopilot is enabled!

    Quote Originally Posted by NZDubNurd View Post
    I'm waiting for some old lady to complain, after it runs her over, and "management" asking her why she didn't hear the flashing light approaching her from behind!
    Simple fix - playing cards in the wheel spokes, like everyone used to do up here as a kid with your bicycles. Well, except that we used baseball cards, but you probably don't have them on your side of the world.....

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    Quote Originally Posted by vreihen View Post
    Simple fix - playing cards in the wheel spokes, like everyone used to do up here as a kid with your bicycles. Well, except that we used baseball cards, but you probably don't have them on your side of the world.....
    Yoghurt container cut into a strip, stuck on with a clothes peg and tape.

    Already suggested it I think we run on similar wavelengths

    I'll have to find those spokey hubcaps though... like on an 80's LeBaron, or whatever they were on.

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    Does the van have a drive shaft? If so, I'm wondering how long four strategically-placed cable ties (don't cut the tails off) phased 90 degrees apart would last slapping against a cow bell hanging from the frame?????

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    Quote Originally Posted by Uwe View Post
    I think camera tech surpassed the capabilities of human eyes a while back.

    What technology still lacks is the ability of the gray matter behind the eyeballs to interpret the incoming data and and make appropriate decisions based thereon.
    hmm............ Yes, I agree - but what technology REALLY lacks is that "little trick" that carbon based life units have for making replicas of themselves so easily!! When technology learns how to that - we should start to really worry!


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    A police officer came to my house, and asked me where I was between 5 and 6.

    He seemed real irritated when I answered, "Kindergarten...."

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    It was funny *to me*
    You ain't metal till you got a clutch pedal

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    What the Valdez oil rainbow leak on the padic /\ ?
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    Right, Santos was blessed with DTCs like this on his drive to work yesterday and BS 107 fails:
    001287 - Idle Control System RPM
    P0507 - 000 - Higher than Expected. - Intermittent - MIL ON
    004506 - Fuel Pressure Sensor (G247)
    P119A - 000 - Malfunction - MIL ON
    000369 - Fuel Trim; Bank 1
    P0171 - 000 - System Too Lean
    Jack, we think his rear main blew

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    Since when did VW start buying engines from the British?????

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