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I think he was actually kind of crazy and would have smashed right into me. You get a "vibe" with certain people. I got street smarts. That level of rage has nothing to do with the present situation. These folks are ticking time bombs and I don't want to be near Ground Zero.
I was reading the other day about the old guy up in Napa who got so enraged by a bicyclist he chased the bike through a parking lot and ran him down on a golf course. He's in jail now for a good long time.
I think with Boxer type engines, as they age, it's easier for a little oil to get thrown up into the combustion chambers.
Diesel engines have to be REALLY tight or yeah, they'll burn oil and/or exhibit blow-by. Fortunately, they are generally built to a higher standard to account for the extreme high compression they utilize.
This is why I always advise people shopping for a used diesel to notice how quickly it starts up when cold. On a tight diesel engine, it should start up almost instantly. Any diesel engine that cranks and cranks is suspect.
Suddenly, salesmen's ears all over America spring to the wolf-like erect position.Let the games begin! I just paid off the note on my Fusion.
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Best be careful. Some cars' fuel pumps do not like to run out of gas.