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How To Remove the Factory Penny From Your Automobile

08/16/2018 by yamdankee
Sometimes when you buy a used car, the previous owner may not have removed the factory installed penny from the 12V power port. This will result in no...
Views: 184, Comments: 13
Last comment 08/20/2018 by yamdankee

Switchblade Flying Car

08/09/2018 by Rixter
OK, I want one! The wings look kind of small. I suspect there is a fairly high wing loading and high stall speed.
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Last comment 08/19/2018 by redfred

Just What is Happening Here with Hoverboard? How Can We Be Secure?

08/03/2018 by mellisabarton
Can Hoverboards explode? Using the term"burst" is due exclusively into the media's knack for exaggeration. There have been only flames, no explosions...
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Last comment 08/03/2018 by HUSH
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Hemmings Motor News Blog

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Open Diff: Are We Really Scrapping this Many Old Cars?

08/16/2018 by dstrohl
You can’t save them all, of course. Cars, though made of durable materials like steel and glass, are ultimately impermanent things and all of th...
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Dude-Where’s-My-Bus Moment Leads to Replica Effort Ahead of Woodstock 50th

08/15/2018 by dstrohl
When Bob Grimm paid Bob Hieronimus $1,000 in 1968 to paint up an 11-window Volkswagen bus for the former’s rock band, Light, neither could imagi...
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Last comment 08/16/2018 by SolarEagle
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Maritime Technology

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The Sailboat Diaries: Setting Sail, part 1

07/31/2018 by HUSH
Apologies for the long delay between posts. Things have been hectic behind the scenes at CR4 so I don’t get to blog as often as I’d like....
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Last comment 08/01/2018 by SolarEagle

The Sailboat Diaries: A Leak Fixed and a Keel Leashed

12/13/2017 by HUSH
Blogger’s note: Documenting all the restoration work for The Sailboat Diaries has been about the only project slower than the boat work itself!...
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Last comment 12/20/2017 by Del the cat
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Automotive Technology

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Algorithms Under Control: The Efforts to Help Self-driving Cars Remain Ethical via the Trolley Problem

02/28/2018 by IronWoman
I think by now we’ve all heard the hype surrounding automated vehicles. Sure, they seem like everything people have been hoping for since the ai...
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Last comment 03/06/2018 by wrenchtwirler
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California Drivers Are Saying Goodbye to Botts' Dots

05/26/2017 posted in The Engineer's Notebook
by Hannes
Many drivers in California are mourning their state transportation department's (Caltrans) decision to phase out Botts’ dots on the state's road...
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Last comment 06/01/2017 by MR. Guest

Japan May Change Signage Ahead of 2020 Olympics

02/05/2016 posted in The Engineer's Notebook
by Hannes
Roads and maps have interested me for some time now. There's something about driving a route that was traveled by countless predecessors for hundred...
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Rubber Truck Bumpers for Impact Resistance

10/07/2015 posted in Elasto Proxy's Sealing Solutions Blog
by Doug Sharpe
- Rubber truck bumpers help keep trucks and trailers on the road instead of in the shop. Learn how these impact-resistant bumpers meet ASTM standar...
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It All Started with Johnnie: Random Facts About Tyres

06/24/2015 posted in Building & Design Blog
by Cygnet
The earliest tyres were bands of leather, then iron, (later steel), placed on wooden wheels, used on carts and wagons. Historically, the spelling was...
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Lightweighting Vehicles Using Aerospace Techniques

08/25/2014 posted in IHS ESDU Blog
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Metals producers are gearing up for increased sales based on Ford's decision to make an aluminum F-150 this year. Automakers are eager to try new wa...
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