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  • MichaellMichaell ColoradoModerator Posts: 181,940

    I know we have Tacoma fans here.....

    Nice that she matched her top to the truck...

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  • qbrozenqbrozen Member Posts: 29,073
    edited April 19
    On the Toyota topic... no road feel, bland styling, no soul, reliable ... yup, that’s a Toyota (no, the Z4 rebadge and BRZ rebadge don’t count). No reason to expect it to magically change.

    No, wife hasn’t driven anything yet. I’ll have to drag her to dealers in the summer.

    ‘21 Camaro LT1, '07 ML63, '08 Charger R/T Daytona; '67 Coronet R/T; '13 Fiat 500c, '14 Town&Country Limited; '18 BMW X2. 54-car history and counting!

  • roadburnerroadburner Member Posts: 14,568
    edited April 19
    tjc78 said:

    I used to be a big Toyota fan, but their latest offerings just don’t do much of anything for me. I want to like the Avalon but can get over the awful front end.

    The only US spec Toyota car that I like is the Supra 3.0 Premium- and it's not really a Toyota.

    Mine: 1995 318ti Club Sport; 2014 M235i; 2009 Cooper Clubman; 1999 Wrangler; 1996 Speed Triple Challenge Cup Replica Wife's: 2015 X1 xDrive28i Son's: 2009 328i

  • stickguystickguy Member Posts: 41,653
    I watched that video earlier. Reinforced my belief that many more sticks should be sold! But manual PUs are rare as hens teeth still I assume (since your 2 options are Taco and Gladiator if you don't want used).

    2020 Acura RDX tech SH-AWD

  • Sandman6472Sandman6472 Coral Springs, FLMember Posts: 5,717
    edited April 19
    That new SUV Toyota's coming out with that was posted in here earlier looks pretty interesting. Drive a lot of newer Rav4's at work and they do everything right. Sure, not the most exciting vehicle's on the road but just like the way they drive. And with the right combo of alloys and paint color, they can look pretty good. I know down here in South Florida, one sees them everywhere, with every age behind the wheel. Seems that Toyota hit the bullseye with this model and the public seems to agree. If one would fit better on my side of the garage, think I'd have one there right now. A co-worker just bought a CPO 2019 XLE for a decent price with mileage in the mid teens and he's extremely happy with it. A very clean automobile in that bland silver color that one sees in every parking lot. Not a huge fan of pre-owned vehicles but think I'd have no issue buying a low mileage 2020 Rav4 if I had to. Haven't really looked but if the price of a brand new unit wasn't that much more, would probably just go that route and be the first to own it.
    Bland vehicle for like 90% of my poster buddies in these forums but at this stage of my life, I'd be happy to own one for the "cheap to keep" factor. I'm about at the end of my rope dealing with vehicular drama in my life going forward, that's just where I'm at. And really, it could still be a possibility, one just never knows!

    2015 Audi A3 (wife) / 2015 Golf TSI (me) / 2019 Chevrolet Cruze Premier RS (daughter #1) / 2020 Hyundai Accent SE (daughter #2)

  • driver100driver100 Burlington, ON 7 mo/Tampa FL 5 moMember Posts: 28,716
    Michaell said:

    I know we have Tacoma fans here.....

    Nice that she matched her top to the truck...
    She would be more fashionable if she had horizontal stripes.

    2017 MB E400 , 2015 MB GLK350, 2014 MB C250

  • imidazol97imidazol97 Crossroads of America I70 & I75 Member Posts: 25,609
    @graphicguy

    I won my informal bet with myself that you'd end up with an Acura.
    I was reading between the lines as your gave your test drive evaluations.
    Plus you have never been disappointed in your Acura choices that you've
    mentioned nor in the dealership and sales folks.

    Congrats on your new car.

    2014 Malibu 2LT, 2015 Cruze 2LT,

  • imidazol97imidazol97 Crossroads of America I70 & I75 Member Posts: 25,609
    edited April 20
    @abacomike

    What colors are the loaner G90 you've got?
    Pictures if it's a nice combination?

    I ask because I've been browsing stores from Dayton, Cincy, and Columbus.
    I saw one at a Columbus store that had a white with a blue interior. Despite a drab outside color
    for my person prefs, the interior was great. It was like the 60s and 70s where
    interior colors went beyond grey, black, and sort of black.

    2014 Malibu 2LT, 2015 Cruze 2LT,

  • oldfarmer50oldfarmer50 Member Posts: 17,772
    venture said:

    All indications are that the helicopter, Ingenuity, successfully completed its first flight on Mars.


    Even though I had heard about this before, actually seeing it happen is amazing. Hard to believe it works since the atmosphere of Mars is so thin.

    2019 Kia Soul+, 2015 Mustang GT, 2004 Chevy Van, 2000 Chrysler Sebring convertible

  • oldfarmer50oldfarmer50 Member Posts: 17,772
    driver100 said:


    As for using the extra power twice a week, that does seem excessive, I cannot think of that many examples in a year where I would even come close to using all my power. Maybe there are other issues at play here?

    Exactly.
    What is the exact right amount of horsepower one should have?
    Could it depend on what roads you are using and where you drive?
    More than you can handle. How else will you learn?

    2019 Kia Soul+, 2015 Mustang GT, 2004 Chevy Van, 2000 Chrysler Sebring convertible

  • graphicguygraphicguy Edmunds Poster EmeritusMember Posts: 13,001

    @graphicguy

    I won my informal bet with myself that you'd end up with an Acura.
    I was reading between the lines as your gave your test drive evaluations.
    Plus you have never been disappointed in your Acura choices that you've
    mentioned nor in the dealership and sales folks.

    Congrats on your new car.

    Thanks! I honestly didn’t think I would end up with another Acura, but here I am. LOL!



  • stickguystickguy Member Posts: 41,653
    I doubt I do, but never say never. Would probably take a new ILX replacement for me.

    2020 Acura RDX tech SH-AWD

  • driver100driver100 Burlington, ON 7 mo/Tampa FL 5 moMember Posts: 28,716

    driver100 said:


    As for using the extra power twice a week, that does seem excessive, I cannot think of that many examples in a year where I would even come close to using all my power. Maybe there are other issues at play here?

    Exactly.
    What is the exact right amount of horsepower one should have?
    Could it depend on what roads you are using and where you drive?
    More than you can handle. How else will you learn?
    Better to have to much than too little....horsepower I mean :)

    2017 MB E400 , 2015 MB GLK350, 2014 MB C250

  • driver100driver100 Burlington, ON 7 mo/Tampa FL 5 moMember Posts: 28,716

    @graphicguy

    I won my informal bet with myself that you'd end up with an Acura.
    I was reading between the lines as your gave your test drive evaluations.
    Plus you have never been disappointed in your Acura choices that you've
    mentioned nor in the dealership and sales folks.

    Congrats on your new car.

    Thanks! I honestly didn’t think I would end up with another Acura, but here I am. LOL!



    If I had to bet....I would have bet on Acura.

    2017 MB E400 , 2015 MB GLK350, 2014 MB C250

  • snakeweaselsnakeweasel a Certified Edmunds Poster.Member Posts: 17,403

    venture said:

    All indications are that the helicopter, Ingenuity, successfully completed its first flight on Mars.


    Even though I had heard about this before, actually seeing it happen is amazing. Hard to believe it works since the atmosphere of Mars is so thin.
    Not really, the atmosphere of mars is as thin as earths is at an altitude of 22+ miles, we have had experimental jet aircraft hit those heights. So its conceivable that with a wing span large enough and a fast enough rotation speed it could be done.

    2011 Hyundai Sonata, 2014 BMW 428i convertible, 2015 Honda CTX700D

  • snakeweaselsnakeweasel a Certified Edmunds Poster.Member Posts: 17,403
    Its April 20th and it's snowing here. :o

    2011 Hyundai Sonata, 2014 BMW 428i convertible, 2015 Honda CTX700D

  • bwiabwia Boston Member Posts: 2,616
    edited April 20
    I received this advert from Car Gurus yesterday.
    Is this a great deal as advertised?

    Edit--Oops on further inspection, 1 accident was reported

    CPO 2018 Mercedes-Benz E-Class E 300 4MATIC Sedan AWD - $36,700. 9-speed, I4 Black on black, 22,570 miles
    VIN: WDDZF4KB5JA378666
    Stock #: DM2273
    Major Options:
    Sport Package, Sunroof/Moonroof, Navigation System, Alloy Wheels, Premium 1 Package, Backup Camera, Parking Sensors, Android Auto, CarPlay
    Certified: Yes.
    https://www.cargurus.com/Cars/inventorylisting/viewDetailsFilterViewInventoryListing.action?entitySelectingHelper.selectedEntity=d76&zip=02021&sourceContext=affiliateBostonDotComUSED_false_0&affiliatePartner=p160#listing=297984150
  • driver100driver100 Burlington, ON 7 mo/Tampa FL 5 moMember Posts: 28,716

    driver100 said:


    As for using the extra power twice a week, that does seem excessive, I cannot think of that many examples in a year where I would even come close to using all my power. Maybe there are other issues at play here?

    Exactly.
    What is the exact right amount of horsepower one should have?
    Could it depend on what roads you are using and where you drive?
    More than you can handle. How else will you learn?
    2015 Mustang GT ............0 to 60 in 4.4 seconds.....Bad Boy!

    2017 MB E400 , 2015 MB GLK350, 2014 MB C250

  • snakeweaselsnakeweasel a Certified Edmunds Poster.Member Posts: 17,403
    driver100 said:

    driver100 said:


    As for using the extra power twice a week, that does seem excessive, I cannot think of that many examples in a year where I would even come close to using all my power. Maybe there are other issues at play here?

    Exactly.
    What is the exact right amount of horsepower one should have?
    Could it depend on what roads you are using and where you drive?
    More than you can handle. How else will you learn?
    2015 Mustang GT ............0 to 60 in 4.4 seconds.....Bad Boy!
    How about cutting that time almost in half for under $20K

    2011 Hyundai Sonata, 2014 BMW 428i convertible, 2015 Honda CTX700D

  • driver100driver100 Burlington, ON 7 mo/Tampa FL 5 moMember Posts: 28,716

    driver100 said:

    driver100 said:


    As for using the extra power twice a week, that does seem excessive, I cannot think of that many examples in a year where I would even come close to using all my power. Maybe there are other issues at play here?

    Exactly.
    What is the exact right amount of horsepower one should have?
    Could it depend on what roads you are using and where you drive?
    More than you can handle. How else will you learn?
    2015 Mustang GT ............0 to 60 in 4.4 seconds.....Bad Boy!
    How about cutting that time almost in half for under $20K
    How about cutting it in half again for under $10000

    0 to 60 in 12.1 seconds!

    2017 MB E400 , 2015 MB GLK350, 2014 MB C250

  • abacomikeabacomike South FloridaMember Posts: 11,582

    @abacomike

    What colors are the loaner G90 you've got?
    Pictures if it's a nice combination?

    I ask because I've been browsing stores from Dayton, Cincy, and Columbus.
    I saw one at a Columbus store that had a white with a blue interior. Despite a drab outside color
    for my person prefs, the interior was great. It was like the 60s and 70s where
    interior colors went beyond grey, black, and sort of black.

    Navy Blue exterior and black/beige interior - nothing worth taking a photo- trust me.

    2021 Genesis G90

  • abacomikeabacomike South FloridaMember Posts: 11,582
    Genesis called me - radio is on back order - they have no idea when one will be available. I will know more later today. You would think they would air-freight it from Korea to Miami or Ft. Lauderdale, but that makes too much sense.

    2021 Genesis G90

  • imidazol97imidazol97 Crossroads of America I70 & I75 Member Posts: 25,609
    edited April 20
    abacomike said:

    @abacomike

    What colors are the loaner G90 you've got?
    Pictures if it's a nice combination?

    I ask because I've been browsing stores from Dayton, Cincy, and Columbus.
    I saw one at a Columbus store that had a white with a blue interior. Despite a drab outside color
    for my person prefs, the interior was great. It was like the 60s and 70s where
    interior colors went beyond grey, black, and sort of black.

    Navy Blue exterior and black/beige interior - nothing worth taking a photo- trust me.
    10-4 good buddy.

    How many remember the days when handles weren't your username on FB or twitter or some other trendy internet puff?

    I listened to an older guy talk about his handle on the CB while he drove a semi on a regular route from Boston to Wheeling.

    I never had a handle? I just listened mostly when making longer drives or on a trip.
    Anyone else?

    2014 Malibu 2LT, 2015 Cruze 2LT,

  • oldfarmer50oldfarmer50 Member Posts: 17,772

    venture said:

    All indications are that the helicopter, Ingenuity, successfully completed its first flight on Mars.


    Even though I had heard about this before, actually seeing it happen is amazing. Hard to believe it works since the atmosphere of Mars is so thin.
    Not really, the atmosphere of mars is as thin as earths is at an altitude of 22+ miles, we have had experimental jet aircraft hit those heights. So its conceivable that with a wing span large enough and a fast enough rotation speed it could be done.
    Mars air pressure is only .088 psi equal to about 100,000 feet high on earth. At that altitude your blood would boil without a space suit. The SR 71 might have gotten that high but mostly it would only be possible with Ram jets or rockets like the X15.

    It’s obviously possible but it’s still pretty impressive that they can do it in such thin air.

    2019 Kia Soul+, 2015 Mustang GT, 2004 Chevy Van, 2000 Chrysler Sebring convertible

  • snakeweaselsnakeweasel a Certified Edmunds Poster.Member Posts: 17,403
    driver100 said:

    driver100 said:

    driver100 said:


    As for using the extra power twice a week, that does seem excessive, I cannot think of that many examples in a year where I would even come close to using all my power. Maybe there are other issues at play here?

    Exactly.
    What is the exact right amount of horsepower one should have?
    Could it depend on what roads you are using and where you drive?
    More than you can handle. How else will you learn?
    2015 Mustang GT ............0 to 60 in 4.4 seconds.....Bad Boy!
    How about cutting that time almost in half for under $20K
    How about cutting it in half again for under $10000

    0 to 60 in 12.1 seconds!
    Going the wrong way aren't we?

    2011 Hyundai Sonata, 2014 BMW 428i convertible, 2015 Honda CTX700D

  • snakeweaselsnakeweasel a Certified Edmunds Poster.Member Posts: 17,403
    abacomike said:

    Genesis called me - radio is on back order - they have no idea when one will be available. I will know more later today. You would think they would air-freight it from Korea to Miami or Ft. Lauderdale, but that makes too much sense.

    Well if it's on back order they are out of them and are waiting to get one to ship to you. They can't ship it to you if they don't have it.

    2011 Hyundai Sonata, 2014 BMW 428i convertible, 2015 Honda CTX700D

  • driver100driver100 Burlington, ON 7 mo/Tampa FL 5 moMember Posts: 28,716

    abacomike said:

    Genesis called me - radio is on back order - they have no idea when one will be available. I will know more later today. You would think they would air-freight it from Korea to Miami or Ft. Lauderdale, but that makes too much sense.

    Well if it's on back order they are out of them and are waiting to get one to ship to you. They can't ship it to you if they don't have it.
    OK, what kind of bike can you buy that does 0 to 60 in 2.2 seconds?
    I thought you were looking at halving my cost of transportation.

    2017 MB E400 , 2015 MB GLK350, 2014 MB C250

  • oldfarmer50oldfarmer50 Member Posts: 17,772
    Small victory.

    The low battery key fob warning turns out to be just that. I got the batteries changed and problem solved.

    Nice to have a repair bill under 20 bucks for a change.

    2019 Kia Soul+, 2015 Mustang GT, 2004 Chevy Van, 2000 Chrysler Sebring convertible

  • driver100driver100 Burlington, ON 7 mo/Tampa FL 5 moMember Posts: 28,716
    abacomike said:

    Genesis called me - radio is on back order - they have no idea when one will be available. I will know more later today. You would think they would air-freight it from Korea to Miami or Ft. Lauderdale, but that makes too much sense.

    It is frustrating but they can only do what they can do. The main problem is they are putting all their eggs in one basket....you could wait for the new radio and that might not be the problem. Not my field but I think it is more likely a programing fault.....or did they check that out completely?

    Like I said, when we went to pick up the 2013 Audi A4 they tried to hook up our Bluetooth. The tech guy spent a fair bit of time, he said it was a programing problem, take the car and when they have it figured out they will call us in. It took about a week before Audi Head Office - probably Germany came up with a plan.

    2017 MB E400 , 2015 MB GLK350, 2014 MB C250

  • driver100driver100 Burlington, ON 7 mo/Tampa FL 5 moMember Posts: 28,716

    Small victory.

    The low battery key fob warning turns out to be just that. I got the batteries changed and problem solved.

    Nice to have a repair bill under 20 bucks for a change.

    Battery should be under $5, hope you didn't pay too much! :D

    2017 MB E400 , 2015 MB GLK350, 2014 MB C250

  • fintailfintail Member Posts: 53,165
    Nice low mileage and I like that it is a luxury trim car (formal grille, hood star, less cladding, etc), not highly loaded though. At one time I would have said the price was normal, but everything is inflated by 20% these days, so it's probably fine, especially if it has a good warranty.
    bwia said:

    I received this advert from Car Gurus yesterday.
    Is this a great deal as advertised?

    Edit--Oops on further inspection, 1 accident was reported

    CPO 2018 Mercedes-Benz E-Class E 300 4MATIC Sedan AWD - $36,700. 9-speed, I4 Black on black, 22,570 miles
    VIN: WDDZF4KB5JA378666
    Stock #: DM2273
    Major Options:
    Sport Package, Sunroof/Moonroof, Navigation System, Alloy Wheels, Premium 1 Package, Backup Camera, Parking Sensors, Android Auto, CarPlay
    Certified: Yes.
    https://www.cargurus.com/Cars/inventorylisting/viewDetailsFilterViewInventoryListing.action?entitySelectingHelper.selectedEntity=d76&zip=02021&sourceContext=affiliateBostonDotComUSED_false_0&affiliatePartner=p160#listing=297984150

  • imidazol97imidazol97 Crossroads of America I70 & I75 Member Posts: 25,609

    Small victory.

    The low battery key fob warning turns out to be just that. I got the batteries changed and problem solved.

    Nice to have a repair bill under 20 bucks for a change.

    Did that battery have to be "registered" to the FOB?

    2014 Malibu 2LT, 2015 Cruze 2LT,

  • driver100driver100 Burlington, ON 7 mo/Tampa FL 5 moMember Posts: 28,716
    fintail said:

    Nice low mileage and I like that it is a luxury trim car (formal grille, hood star, less cladding, etc), not highly loaded though. At one time I would have said the price was normal, but everything is inflated by 20% these days, so it's probably fine, especially if it has a good warranty.

    bwia said:

    I received this advert from Car Gurus yesterday.
    Is this a great deal as advertised?

    Edit--Oops on further inspection, 1 accident was reported

    CPO 2018 Mercedes-Benz E-Class E 300 4MATIC Sedan AWD - $36,700. 9-speed, I4 Black on black, 22,570 miles
    VIN: WDDZF4KB5JA378666
    Stock #: DM2273
    Major Options:
    Sport Package, Sunroof/Moonroof, Navigation System, Alloy Wheels, Premium 1 Package, Backup Camera, Parking Sensors, Android Auto, CarPlay
    Certified: Yes.
    https://www.cargurus.com/Cars/inventorylisting/viewDetailsFilterViewInventoryListing.action?entitySelectingHelper.selectedEntity=d76&zip=02021&sourceContext=affiliateBostonDotComUSED_false_0&affiliatePartner=p160#listing=297984150

    Just 3 problems for me; That's a 4 cylinder model I think, black interior not my preference, especially with a black exterior, and as you know, I prefer the Sport Grill as do 90% of the buyers :p

    2017 MB E400 , 2015 MB GLK350, 2014 MB C250

  • snakeweaselsnakeweasel a Certified Edmunds Poster.Member Posts: 17,403
    driver100 said:

    abacomike said:

    Genesis called me - radio is on back order - they have no idea when one will be available. I will know more later today. You would think they would air-freight it from Korea to Miami or Ft. Lauderdale, but that makes too much sense.

    Well if it's on back order they are out of them and are waiting to get one to ship to you. They can't ship it to you if they don't have it.
    OK, what kind of bike can you buy that does 0 to 60 in 2.2 seconds?
    I thought you were looking at halving my cost of transportation.
    Well I do think I said almost in half and the Yamaha YZF-R1M is supposed to do it in 2.3 seconds, the Suzuki GSX-R1000 will do it in 2.35 seconds.

    2011 Hyundai Sonata, 2014 BMW 428i convertible, 2015 Honda CTX700D

  • dino001dino001 Tampa, FLMember Posts: 5,960

    Small victory.

    The low battery key fob warning turns out to be just that. I got the batteries changed and problem solved.

    Nice to have a repair bill under 20 bucks for a change.

    You mean they didn't steal it from you? I thought there was a vicious fob cabal at Kia. :wink:

    2018 430i Gran Coupe

  • fintailfintail Member Posts: 53,165
    Yes, that's a 4cyl. Probably 90% of sedans are the 4cyl, just like at least 90% are the "sport" trim - my car not being "sport" was a big attraction. Black is fine if there's no sun and it never gets dirty! :)
    driver100 said:



    Just 3 problems for me; That's a 4 cylinder model I think, black interior not my preference, especially with a black exterior, and as you know, I prefer the Sport Grill as do 90% of the buyers :p

  • driver100driver100 Burlington, ON 7 mo/Tampa FL 5 moMember Posts: 28,716

    driver100 said:

    abacomike said:

    Genesis called me - radio is on back order - they have no idea when one will be available. I will know more later today. You would think they would air-freight it from Korea to Miami or Ft. Lauderdale, but that makes too much sense.

    Well if it's on back order they are out of them and are waiting to get one to ship to you. They can't ship it to you if they don't have it.
    OK, what kind of bike can you buy that does 0 to 60 in 2.2 seconds?
    I thought you were looking at halving my cost of transportation.
    Well I do think I said almost in half and the Yamaha YZF-R1M is supposed to do it in 2.3 seconds, the Suzuki GSX-R1000 will do it in 2.35 seconds.
    How about 0 to 60 in .8 seconds (1 minute);

    2017 MB E400 , 2015 MB GLK350, 2014 MB C250

  • snakeweaselsnakeweasel a Certified Edmunds Poster.Member Posts: 17,403
    driver100 said:

    driver100 said:

    abacomike said:

    Genesis called me - radio is on back order - they have no idea when one will be available. I will know more later today. You would think they would air-freight it from Korea to Miami or Ft. Lauderdale, but that makes too much sense.

    Well if it's on back order they are out of them and are waiting to get one to ship to you. They can't ship it to you if they don't have it.
    OK, what kind of bike can you buy that does 0 to 60 in 2.2 seconds?
    I thought you were looking at halving my cost of transportation.
    Well I do think I said almost in half and the Yamaha YZF-R1M is supposed to do it in 2.3 seconds, the Suzuki GSX-R1000 will do it in 2.35 seconds.
    How about 0 to 60 in .8 seconds (1 minute);
    Lets keep it street legal.

    2011 Hyundai Sonata, 2014 BMW 428i convertible, 2015 Honda CTX700D

  • ab348ab348 Dartmouth, Nova Scotia, CanadaMember Posts: 14,967
    abacomike said:

    Genesis called me - radio is on back order - they have no idea when one will be available. I will know more later today. You would think they would air-freight it from Korea to Miami or Ft. Lauderdale, but that makes too much sense.

    Well, I know where there is one - in the loaner G90 you are currently driving. Why not swap the two units and get you back in your new car? The loaner can wait.

    2017 Cadillac ATS Performance Premium 3.6, 1968 Oldsmobile Cutlass S Holiday Coupe

  • oldfarmer50oldfarmer50 Member Posts: 17,772
    driver100 said:

    bwia said:

    driver100 said:

    @bwia
    You seem to have a thing for electric cars these days.....what is going on?
    Those Toyotas look like Darth Vaders car.
    It seems to me they are making lots of advances with electrics.......if you buy too early your car might be out of date within a year.

    @driver100 Yes of course. Electric vehicles are becoming ubiquitous and with government mandates zero emissions cars will be the only vehicles on the road which is a good thing for the environment. No?

    .
    Doesn't producing electricity to run all these cars create pollution too! And if we all plug in our cars at the same time do we have enough power to supply the cars and homes and businesses?
    I think my biggest drawbacks are distance, and do I really want to spend $50000 on something that could be dated next year......just saying........

    That’s a question I’ve always wondered about. Which is the most efficient way of delivering motive energy, by fossil fuel made centralized plant production through the grid and into your vehicle or produced by your vehicle for direct use. Also, what is the carbon equivalent of both methods?

    Ideally, power would be produced by renewable sources but I doubt that existing capacity could handle both structures and automobiles anytime soon.

    2019 Kia Soul+, 2015 Mustang GT, 2004 Chevy Van, 2000 Chrysler Sebring convertible

  • oldfarmer50oldfarmer50 Member Posts: 17,772
    abacomike said:

    Genesis called me - radio is on back order - they have no idea when one will be available. I will know more later today. You would think they would air-freight it from Korea to Miami or Ft. Lauderdale, but that makes too much sense.

    Probably being affected by the chip shortage too.

    2019 Kia Soul+, 2015 Mustang GT, 2004 Chevy Van, 2000 Chrysler Sebring convertible

  • oldfarmer50oldfarmer50 Member Posts: 17,772
    driver100 said:

    abacomike said:

    Genesis called me - radio is on back order - they have no idea when one will be available. I will know more later today. You would think they would air-freight it from Korea to Miami or Ft. Lauderdale, but that makes too much sense.

    It is frustrating but they can only do what they can do. The main problem is they are putting all their eggs in one basket....you could wait for the new radio and that might not be the problem. Not my field but I think it is more likely a programing fault.....or did they check that out completely?

    Like I said, when we went to pick up the 2013 Audi A4 they tried to hook up our Bluetooth. The tech guy spent a fair bit of time, he said it was a programing problem, take the car and when they have it figured out they will call us in. It took about a week before Audi Head Office - probably Germany came up with a plan.
    My two newer cars have all that high tech stuff but I’ll never know if any of it works.

    2019 Kia Soul+, 2015 Mustang GT, 2004 Chevy Van, 2000 Chrysler Sebring convertible

  • oldfarmer50oldfarmer50 Member Posts: 17,772
    driver100 said:

    Small victory.

    The low battery key fob warning turns out to be just that. I got the batteries changed and problem solved.

    Nice to have a repair bill under 20 bucks for a change.

    Battery should be under $5, hope you didn't pay too much! :D
    About $7 for each fob. I didn’t know there were two batteries in each one.

    2019 Kia Soul+, 2015 Mustang GT, 2004 Chevy Van, 2000 Chrysler Sebring convertible

  • oldfarmer50oldfarmer50 Member Posts: 17,772
    dino001 said:

    Small victory.

    The low battery key fob warning turns out to be just that. I got the batteries changed and problem solved.

    Nice to have a repair bill under 20 bucks for a change.

    You mean they didn't steal it from you? I thought there was a vicious fob cabal at Kia. :wink:
    LOL, no. This was for the Ford.

    2019 Kia Soul+, 2015 Mustang GT, 2004 Chevy Van, 2000 Chrysler Sebring convertible

  • driver100driver100 Burlington, ON 7 mo/Tampa FL 5 moMember Posts: 28,716

    driver100 said:

    driver100 said:

    abacomike said:

    Genesis called me - radio is on back order - they have no idea when one will be available. I will know more later today. You would think they would air-freight it from Korea to Miami or Ft. Lauderdale, but that makes too much sense.

    Well if it's on back order they are out of them and are waiting to get one to ship to you. They can't ship it to you if they don't have it.
    OK, what kind of bike can you buy that does 0 to 60 in 2.2 seconds?
    I thought you were looking at halving my cost of transportation.
    Well I do think I said almost in half and the Yamaha YZF-R1M is supposed to do it in 2.3 seconds, the Suzuki GSX-R1000 will do it in 2.35 seconds.
    How about 0 to 60 in .8 seconds (1 minute);
    Lets keep it street legal.
    OK, now we are making up rules as we go along. :(

    2017 MB E400 , 2015 MB GLK350, 2014 MB C250

  • snakeweaselsnakeweasel a Certified Edmunds Poster.Member Posts: 17,403
    driver100 said:

    driver100 said:

    driver100 said:

    abacomike said:

    Genesis called me - radio is on back order - they have no idea when one will be available. I will know more later today. You would think they would air-freight it from Korea to Miami or Ft. Lauderdale, but that makes too much sense.

    Well if it's on back order they are out of them and are waiting to get one to ship to you. They can't ship it to you if they don't have it.
    OK, what kind of bike can you buy that does 0 to 60 in 2.2 seconds?
    I thought you were looking at halving my cost of transportation.
    Well I do think I said almost in half and the Yamaha YZF-R1M is supposed to do it in 2.3 seconds, the Suzuki GSX-R1000 will do it in 2.35 seconds.
    How about 0 to 60 in .8 seconds (1 minute);
    Lets keep it street legal.
    OK, now we are making up rules as we go along. :(
    No, in the context of the discussion I would think street legal would be implied. Or I could talk about a fighter coming off an aircraft carrier getting to 170 MPH in 2 seconds.

    2011 Hyundai Sonata, 2014 BMW 428i convertible, 2015 Honda CTX700D

  • driver100driver100 Burlington, ON 7 mo/Tampa FL 5 moMember Posts: 28,716

    driver100 said:

    driver100 said:

    driver100 said:

    abacomike said:

    Genesis called me - radio is on back order - they have no idea when one will be available. I will know more later today. You would think they would air-freight it from Korea to Miami or Ft. Lauderdale, but that makes too much sense.

    Well if it's on back order they are out of them and are waiting to get one to ship to you. They can't ship it to you if they don't have it.
    OK, what kind of bike can you buy that does 0 to 60 in 2.2 seconds?
    I thought you were looking at halving my cost of transportation.
    Well I do think I said almost in half and the Yamaha YZF-R1M is supposed to do it in 2.3 seconds, the Suzuki GSX-R1000 will do it in 2.35 seconds.
    How about 0 to 60 in .8 seconds (1 minute);
    Lets keep it street legal.
    OK, now we are making up rules as we go along. :(
    No, in the context of the discussion I would think street legal would be implied. Or I could talk about a fighter coming off an aircraft carrier getting to 170 MPH in 2 seconds.
    OK....here's one for you;
    What Is The Fastest Street Legal Car 0-60?
    The Dodge Challenger SRT Demon is the fastest production car from 0 to 60 mph as of 2020. You can’t buy it anymore because production ended in 2019, but you can find some on used car market with a bit of luck. This drag-ready beast will take you to 60 mph in an amazing 2.1 seconds.
    btw, for the record 808 hp.

    2017 MB E400 , 2015 MB GLK350, 2014 MB C250

  • ventureventure Central PAMember Posts: 2,066
    Well. I think it finally happened. There's no way to get to my house without going through some kind of construction. B)

    2020 Ascent Limited, 2020 Legacy Touring XT

  • roadburnerroadburner Member Posts: 14,568
    My bike is slow, but at least it looks like it looks a bit like its Challenge Cup kin...



    Mine: 1995 318ti Club Sport; 2014 M235i; 2009 Cooper Clubman; 1999 Wrangler; 1996 Speed Triple Challenge Cup Replica Wife's: 2015 X1 xDrive28i Son's: 2009 328i

  • mcdawggmcdawgg Member Posts: 1,709
    qbrozen said:

    On the Toyota topic... no road feel, bland styling, no soul, reliable ... yup, that’s a Toyota (no, the Z4 rebadge and BRZ rebadge don’t count). No reason to expect it to magically change.

    No, wife hasn’t driven anything yet. I’ll have to drag her to dealers in the summer.

    Newer Toyotas are much better (road feel, etc.)
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