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  1. Suggestions for "Modern" Audio System?

    Mobile Electronics
    I have the original Monsoon, with cassette and a 6 CD-changer in the trunk. I disconnected the CD a while back, and added an iPod connection -- but that is 30pin, of course. Are there options for a new unit that will have a lightening iPhone connection or possibly bluetooth? I don't really...
  2. The modern car: 30 computers on wheels

    Anything Auto
    The Dozens of Computers That Make Modern Cars Go (and Stop)
  3. Toyota vs. Ford: A Modern Parable

    Anything Auto
    A Modern Parable: A Japanese company ( Toyota ) and an American company (Ford) decided to have a canoe race on the Missouri River Both teams practiced long and hard to reach their peak performance before the race. On the big day, the Japanese won by a mile. The Americans, very discouraged and...
  4. Modern Car Technology by Jeff Daniels

    Anything Auto
    I just finished a great book: Modern Car Technology by Jeff Daniels. This book explains how a modern car works: variable valve timing, ABS, 4-wheel steering, ESP, etc.. More importantly, it gives reasons why the current implementations bested competing technologies in the marketplace and why...
  5. Modern diesel cars, short lived?

    New Member Introductions
    :confused: Modern diesel cars, short lived? You look at all the statistics of diesel car sales and they all show an increase of diesel cars in the car park, but will that continue? We all know that the cost of diesel is no longer the incentive, neither is the economy of a diesel vehicle better...
  6. modern day classics yes or no?

    Anything Auto
    will they be remembered as late and great, or forgotten like latest hot car? bmw m coupe s2000 type r 350z r32
  7. THE AUTOBAHN: History Channel Modern Marvels airs 7/25

    Anything Auto
    This program appears to have been aired before, but I never heard about it until today. Check local listings if you're interested. I've driven in scores of countries around the world, and the German autobahn is my...
  8. Modern cop cars getting slower...???

    Anything Auto
    I'd feel really humiliated about this if I were a statie. How can they be expected to go after chipped 1.8T Passats with a 4.6 liter beast that is actually getting slower? :lol: Hell, I think my UNchipped Passat could toast a Ford 'interceptor'. And check out the Impala! 9.2 seconds to 60...
  9. Name some of the Modern Day Performance Car Standouts

    Anything Auto
    Off the top of my head i was thinking of cars that broke ground and changed the way things were done from say roughly 1980+ Off the top of my head i would say in no particular order Buick Grand National, GMC Typhoon/Syclone, the ZR1 Corvette, Dodge Viper, Mazda FD RX7, Toyota Supra, 4th Gen...