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  • tjc78tjc78 South JerseyPosts: 9,551
    @qbrozen
    I know very little about the topic, but I can certainly understand your reasoning and could certainly see myself going the route you are leaning toward.

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  • suydamsuydam Posts: 4,273
    Just curious — do they really not differentiate between younger and much older tendons? I know for my kidney transplant they sure do. Older ones only go to older patients.
    '14 Buick Encore Convenience
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  • mjfloyd1mjfloyd1 Posts: 734
    I know that with cadaver saphenous vein grafts used for lower extremity bypass grafts, there is an attached history with age of donor. I don’t know if it is the same with tendons, but what I have seen is that there are several grafts sent and the surgeon picks the size (thickness/ width) of graft that he or she wants
  • qbrozenqbrozen Posts: 26,825
    i could ask him more about patient selection, if any. Things like organs are a different story.

    '19 Ioniq plug-in, '10 Equinox LS; '08 Charger R/T Daytona; '67 Coronet R/T; '14 Town&Country Limited; '18 BMW X2. 50-car history and counting!

  • xwesxxwesx Fairbanks, AlaskaPosts: 13,377

    @xwesx - 32 amp EV charger.

    That's great! I was wondering because I have a 50A circuit in my garage, and was hoping that this can be used for EV "fast" charging at some point in the future rather than installing another circuit.
    2014 Audi Q7 TDI, 2008 and 2013 Subaru Forester(s), 1969 Chevrolet C20 Pickup, 1969 Ford Econoline 100, 1976 Ford F250 Pickup
  • xwesxxwesx Fairbanks, AlaskaPosts: 13,377
    Ugh. Good luck, Q. Any way you slice it, surgery is certainly not fun!

    I had this crazy idea last Friday that I would play basketball with a group of >40 guys (many in their 60s), even though I had not played an organized game in probably fifteen years or more. Even though my mind remembered playing, my body was not impressed with my new attempt.

    I lasted about twenty minutes, and was starting to get the hang of it a bit, when something popped in the back of my knee. Not sure what happened, but I do know that those twenty minutes of torture probably weren't worth the last week of pain! :D

    I will give pickleball a go tonight and see how the knee behaves, but I'm not sure whether I will brave the basketball court again.
    2014 Audi Q7 TDI, 2008 and 2013 Subaru Forester(s), 1969 Chevrolet C20 Pickup, 1969 Ford Econoline 100, 1976 Ford F250 Pickup
  • qbrozenqbrozen Posts: 26,825
    mjfloyd1 said:
    thanks very much for digging that up. Now I'm definitely confused. haha. Another article I found gave some interesting stats.

    "Several studies have shown the preference for use of patellar tendon autograft among team physicians. In a study published in Arthroscopy, Brandon J. Erickson, MD, Cole and their colleagues found 136 (99.3%) National Football League (NFL) and National Collegiate Athletic Association Division I football team orthopedic surgeons chose autografts, of which 86.1% chose BPTB autografts to treat ACL tears in their starting running back.

    Nathan A. Mall, MD, Cole and their colleagues also found 26 (87%) National Basketball Association (NBA) team physicians chose autograft for primary ACL reconstruction, with 81% using BPTB autografts, 12% quadruple hamstring autografts, 4% double hamstring autograft with or without allograft augmentation and 4% quadriceps tendon autograft with bone block."

    https://www.healio.com/orthopedics/sports-medicine/news/print/orthopedics-today/{8a359713-297c-4621-b98c-6667bfef18c1}/graft-choices-for-acl-reconstruction-vary-among-surgeons-athletes

    There is certainly no right or wrong answer. The "choice for athletes" makes me think that would be the way to go, but the article you linked gives me concern regarding OA. Sigh.

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  • mjfloyd1mjfloyd1 Posts: 734
    Probably best to have him use what he is most comfortable with
  • tifightertifighter WAPosts: 2,436
    edited December 2019
    xwesx said:

    @xwesx - 32 amp EV charger.

    That's great! I was wondering because I have a 50A circuit in my garage, and was hoping that this can be used for EV "fast" charging at some point in the future rather than installing another circuit.
    No problem. A 32A charger needs a 40A circuit, which is how mine is setup. This leaves you an extra 10A free for that giant mosquito zapper that you have...

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  • ab348ab348 Dartmouth, Nova Scotia, CanadaPosts: 11,783
    edited December 2019
    Athletes might get the type that offers the best chance for quick recovery and return to performance for a few years, but those surgeons/patients may not care so much about long-term success. I imagine it is a gamble either way. As someone with a very unstable and painful knee due to no cartilage, I would take the one that seems to preserve that the best.

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

  • 28firefighter28firefighter Seattle, WAPosts: 6,026
    edited December 2019
    My panel is officially full now since installing AC and now the EV charger, though I cannot imagine what else I'd need to add that would require a new breaker.

    I'm also super impressed with the electrical inspector - he was out within 24 hours of the electricians requesting the inspection. Told me their goal is to have inspections completed within 48 hours of the request. Just like back home in Philly. Not.
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  • corvettecorvette United StatesPosts: 7,224
    I had a new panel installed when I bought my house several years ago. Inspector took weeks to show up.
  • xwesxxwesx Fairbanks, AlaskaPosts: 13,377
    edited December 2019
    I'm my own everything for electrical. Well, I used to be. The last few times we did electrical work, my son did it all. That kid is a whiz with that stuff. When he was 14, he installed a subpanel near our main breaker in order to allow for more breakers, and he did a beautiful job.

    I need to make use of him while I still can - he's growing up way too fast (nearly 16 now)!
    2014 Audi Q7 TDI, 2008 and 2013 Subaru Forester(s), 1969 Chevrolet C20 Pickup, 1969 Ford Econoline 100, 1976 Ford F250 Pickup
  • tjc78tjc78 South JerseyPosts: 9,551

    My panel is officially full now since installing AC and now the EV charger, though I cannot imagine what else I'd need to add that would require a new breaker.

    I'm also super impressed with the electrical inspector - he was out within 24 hours of the electricians requesting the inspection. Told me their goal is to have inspections completed within 48 hours of the request. Just like back home in Philly. Not.

    They sell twin breakers ... my Mom’s house had several. Sometimes you don’t have a choice and adding a sub panel to add a 15 amp circuit doesn’t make sense.

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  • qbrozenqbrozen Posts: 26,825
    tjc78 said:

    My panel is officially full now since installing AC and now the EV charger, though I cannot imagine what else I'd need to add that would require a new breaker.

    I'm also super impressed with the electrical inspector - he was out within 24 hours of the electricians requesting the inspection. Told me their goal is to have inspections completed within 48 hours of the request. Just like back home in Philly. Not.

    They sell twin breakers ... my Mom’s house had several. Sometimes you don’t have a choice and adding a sub panel to add a 15 amp circuit doesn’t make sense.
    I often use those.

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  • kyfdxkyfdx Posts: 145,175
    I'm going for the cadaver, if it's me.. I might get upgraded!

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  • xwesxxwesx Fairbanks, AlaskaPosts: 13,377
    tjc78 said:

    They sell twin breakers ... my Mom’s house had several. Sometimes you don’t have a choice and adding a sub panel to add a 15 amp circuit doesn’t make sense.

    Those are a good option for breaker control independence, you just need to remember that the pair of them are on the same phase.

    2014 Audi Q7 TDI, 2008 and 2013 Subaru Forester(s), 1969 Chevrolet C20 Pickup, 1969 Ford Econoline 100, 1976 Ford F250 Pickup
  • Sandman6472Sandman6472 Coral Springs, FLPosts: 5,168
    I know when my son had the holes in his heart repaired many years ago, they used a part of a pig to get the part needed to plug the larger hole. Whatever these folks did, it certainly worked as he's now 32 years old and almost 5'10" tall! They saved his life basically and we're forever grateful!

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

  • Sandman6472Sandman6472 Coral Springs, FLPosts: 5,168
    Dropped a vehicle off at the local Jeep store Tuesday and came upon the new Compass. It was very nice. They had a couple of units that crossed my path. One was a beautiful pearl red color with a black interior. It was a demo that had an MSRP of $26,509 with 3430 miles on it for a price of $21,058 after a $4K discount. They're running a special about "Employee Pricing" also so that's where they started their figures at. They also had a gray unit, same options but brand new but this one had a gray/black interior that was really beautiful. Of course, it was a bit more expensive. Both had a 2.4 liter engine with mpg's of 22 city, 31 highway for a combined 25. Nothing to write home about but the Compass is finally a very nice looking ute.
    Went inside as had some time while waiting for the chase vehicle to pick me up. They also had a red Renegade inside in a similar red color, though not as nice looking as the Compass to be honest. A bit smaller though. Same engine but worse figures to add to the mix for some reason. One would think a smaller vehicle which weighed less would get better figures. Liked the size though!

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

  • jmonroejmonroe Pittsburgh areaPosts: 8,710
    xwesx said:

    tjc78 said:

    They sell twin breakers ... my Mom’s house had several. Sometimes you don’t have a choice and adding a sub panel to add a 15 amp circuit doesn’t make sense.

    Those are a good option for breaker control independence, you just need to remember that the pair of them are on the same phase.

    I worked with a non tecnical guy years ago that heard a few of us technical wizzards talking about house wiring one day. He didn't stay around to hear "the rest" of the story so he put in one of those space saving double breakers. A few days later he tells us he smoked a 220 volt space heater he got for his basement gameroom and wanted to know what he should do now. Almost in unison we said, "get another heater".

    jmonroe

    '15 Genesis V8 with Ultimate Package and '18 Legacy Limited 6 cyl

  • Sandman6472Sandman6472 Coral Springs, FLPosts: 5,168
    Working tomorrow, my N/S day, so I;ll have 4 days on the next check. Going to Orlando on Saturday morning and returning the following Sunday. Think I need to have some fun and a change of scenery will be very very nice! Just want some time to veg a bit and reflect about the year ending and the new one beginning as it's been a long one. And am still struggling with me finally wanting to swap out the Golf for something new. Part of me says wait till the end of 2020 and then make a deal, something I think is a great idea. But the other half of me insists that I make a smart decision and buying in the near future might be stupid and to wait until something goes wrong with it. So, for the time being, putting this whole thing on the shelf and will wait till the harvest moon time to do anything.

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

  • Sandman6472Sandman6472 Coral Springs, FLPosts: 5,168
    Had another meeting this morning before we all hit the road. Moving 1500 vehicles during the month of January so more hours re going to be offered to us drivers and they hope we'll take them up on this offer. Personally, I plan to even if it means another day or two for that month. I could sure use the extra cash especially if I decide to buy something new.
    Right now, both the Golf and the Soltis are not even in the showroom so think I have some time to make a final decision here.

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

  • xwesxxwesx Fairbanks, AlaskaPosts: 13,377

    Right now, both the Golf and the Soltis are not even in the showroom so think I have some time to make a final decision here.

    Of course you do! If there's one thing that is not going away any time soon, it's the supply of new cars. And, the best part about new cars is that they turn into lightly used cars. If you have a hankering for a particular make/model/year, there's a *really* good chance you won't miss it. ;)
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  • nyccarguynyccarguy Stamford, CTPosts: 13,728


    The Genesis dealer near me rents space in the mall. I was checking out this gorgeous, Red, G70 Sport while waiting for my son’s middle school band to perform. Really sharp looking. The interior is gorgeous and finished amazingly well.

    2001 Prelude Type SH, 2017 Pilot Touring AWD, 2019 Tacoma TRD Sport 4WD

  • xwesxxwesx Fairbanks, AlaskaPosts: 13,377
    Quite pretty. I like the color a lot; it reminds me of the "paprika red" on our previous Forester.
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  • Sandman6472Sandman6472 Coral Springs, FLPosts: 5,168
    Did a couple of nice runs today. We have 2 different areas where we take/pick up vehicles from. One is Kelly up in West Palm Beach and the other is Kean down in the Ft. Lauderdale/Hollywood area. Both are named for the streets they are on. Our first trip this morning was from Kelly down to Kean where we picked up vehicles to deliver. Three of us had vehicles to a local Chevrolet dealer in Pompano Beach. There, our chase vehicle picked us up and as we were heading back up north to Kelly, we had to stop by or office since we were going to pass that general area anyhow. As we were about to pull into Kelly, we got our next assignment which was to go to Toyota of Vero Beach, a good 70 mile trip north. After we all cheered about this assignment, we went to Kelly to get our vehicles. I got a Ford EcoSport, which the lead driver remembering I liked them. Was happy as I wanted some longer seat time with one just to see how I felt about it. Had 3/4 tank of gas, so I was good. We all went to the nearby service plaza on the turnpike to have lunch.
    Proceeded up to Vero after we finished eating. Started to rain as a cool front was passing through. Still kept my a/c on as it wasn't cool enough to open the sunroof by then. Eco Sport drove nice enough, had enough power which is something I was concerned about. Plugged in my iPhone as the vehicle had Apple Car Play, and it paired well with my iTunes, so I was a happy camper. Trip up was uneventful though the rain started to come down a bit harder by then. Took it slow and easy and all was fine until we got there. They are in the midst of construction so they directed us to a lot up the street to ark the vehicles. Was almost 4:20 by this time, so we proceeded back to base. Took us awhile to get back there and we arrived about 5:55. It was almost dark by then and we ran into a lot of rush hour traffic. Washed up and clocked out right at 6:00 pm, quittin' time! Turned out to be a good day and they borrowed a couple of drivers so we'd have 5 plus the lead.
    No N/S day tomorrow as some of us were asked to come in for the day. Since I'll be gone all next week, said yes when asked if I'm available. The extra $ will come in handy at my kid's house if we get to do a lot.

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

  • nyccarguynyccarguy Stamford, CTPosts: 13,728
    Pretty cool. With the new update, the iPhone lets you choose the size of the picture you want to post.

    2001 Prelude Type SH, 2017 Pilot Touring AWD, 2019 Tacoma TRD Sport 4WD

  • corvettecorvette United StatesPosts: 7,224
    nyccarguy said:

    Pretty cool. With the new update, the iPhone lets you choose the size of the picture you want to post.

    Is this through the Edmunds app?
  • ab348ab348 Dartmouth, Nova Scotia, CanadaPosts: 11,783
    nyccarguy said:



    The Genesis dealer near me rents space in the mall. I was checking out this gorgeous, Red, G70 Sport while waiting for my son’s middle school band to perform. Really sharp looking. The interior is gorgeous and finished amazingly well.

    I'm glad you IDed it for me, I couldn't tell, thought it might be an Infiniti.

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  • nyccarguynyccarguy Stamford, CTPosts: 13,728
    corvette said:

    nyccarguy said:

    Pretty cool. With the new update, the iPhone lets you choose the size of the picture you want to post.

    Is this through the Edmunds app?
    The mobile site, not the app

    2001 Prelude Type SH, 2017 Pilot Touring AWD, 2019 Tacoma TRD Sport 4WD

  • fintailfintail Posts: 49,064
    Infiniti has a similar color to the Genesis. Not an unattractive car more than marginally resembling an Acura, but the front end is a little bold for me.
  • qbrozenqbrozen Posts: 26,825

    Dropped a vehicle off at the local Jeep store Tuesday and came upon the new Compass. It was very nice. They had a couple of units that crossed my path. One was a beautiful pearl red color with a black interior. It was a demo that had an MSRP of $26,509 with 3430 miles on it for a price of $21,058 after a $4K discount. They're running a special about "Employee Pricing" also so that's where they started their figures at. They also had a gray unit, same options but brand new but this one had a gray/black interior that was really beautiful. Of course, it was a bit more expensive. Both had a 2.4 liter engine with mpg's of 22 city, 31 highway for a combined 25. Nothing to write home about but the Compass is finally a very nice looking ute.
    Went inside as had some time while waiting for the chase vehicle to pick me up. They also had a red Renegade inside in a similar red color, though not as nice looking as the Compass to be honest. A bit smaller though. Same engine but worse figures to add to the mix for some reason. One would think a smaller vehicle which weighed less would get better figures. Liked the size though!

    I honestly love the look of the Compass. Resembles the XC40 for half the price.

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  • MichaellMichaell ColoradoPosts: 137,493
    qbrozen said:

    Dropped a vehicle off at the local Jeep store Tuesday and came upon the new Compass. It was very nice. They had a couple of units that crossed my path. One was a beautiful pearl red color with a black interior. It was a demo that had an MSRP of $26,509 with 3430 miles on it for a price of $21,058 after a $4K discount. They're running a special about "Employee Pricing" also so that's where they started their figures at. They also had a gray unit, same options but brand new but this one had a gray/black interior that was really beautiful. Of course, it was a bit more expensive. Both had a 2.4 liter engine with mpg's of 22 city, 31 highway for a combined 25. Nothing to write home about but the Compass is finally a very nice looking ute.
    Went inside as had some time while waiting for the chase vehicle to pick me up. They also had a red Renegade inside in a similar red color, though not as nice looking as the Compass to be honest. A bit smaller though. Same engine but worse figures to add to the mix for some reason. One would think a smaller vehicle which weighed less would get better figures. Liked the size though!

    I honestly love the look of the Compass. Resembles the XC40 for half the price.
    Until you sit in it. The headrest is tilted way too far forward for just about everybody.

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  • jmonroejmonroe Pittsburgh areaPosts: 8,710
    Michaell said:

    qbrozen said:

    Dropped a vehicle off at the local Jeep store Tuesday and came upon the new Compass. It was very nice. They had a couple of units that crossed my path. One was a beautiful pearl red color with a black interior. It was a demo that had an MSRP of $26,509 with 3430 miles on it for a price of $21,058 after a $4K discount. They're running a special about "Employee Pricing" also so that's where they started their figures at. They also had a gray unit, same options but brand new but this one had a gray/black interior that was really beautiful. Of course, it was a bit more expensive. Both had a 2.4 liter engine with mpg's of 22 city, 31 highway for a combined 25. Nothing to write home about but the Compass is finally a very nice looking ute.
    Went inside as had some time while waiting for the chase vehicle to pick me up. They also had a red Renegade inside in a similar red color, though not as nice looking as the Compass to be honest. A bit smaller though. Same engine but worse figures to add to the mix for some reason. One would think a smaller vehicle which weighed less would get better figures. Liked the size though!

    I honestly love the look of the Compass. Resembles the XC40 for half the price.
    Until you sit in it. The headrest is tilted way too far forward for just about everybody.
    Are you saying they are not adjustable? If so they'll have to fix that or lose a lot of sales.

    jmonroe

    '15 Genesis V8 with Ultimate Package and '18 Legacy Limited 6 cyl

  • stickguystickguy Posts: 35,157
    not that uncommon. I love Volvo seats, but there were a couple where I found the headrest tilted too far forward to the point where I would not buy one. I know it is safer to not suffer whiplash, but you got a stiff neck instead!

    2019 Acura TLX A-spec 4 cyl. (mine), and 2013 Acura RDX AWD (wife's)

  • MichaellMichaell ColoradoPosts: 137,493
    jmonroe said:

    Michaell said:

    qbrozen said:

    Dropped a vehicle off at the local Jeep store Tuesday and came upon the new Compass. It was very nice. They had a couple of units that crossed my path. One was a beautiful pearl red color with a black interior. It was a demo that had an MSRP of $26,509 with 3430 miles on it for a price of $21,058 after a $4K discount. They're running a special about "Employee Pricing" also so that's where they started their figures at. They also had a gray unit, same options but brand new but this one had a gray/black interior that was really beautiful. Of course, it was a bit more expensive. Both had a 2.4 liter engine with mpg's of 22 city, 31 highway for a combined 25. Nothing to write home about but the Compass is finally a very nice looking ute.
    Went inside as had some time while waiting for the chase vehicle to pick me up. They also had a red Renegade inside in a similar red color, though not as nice looking as the Compass to be honest. A bit smaller though. Same engine but worse figures to add to the mix for some reason. One would think a smaller vehicle which weighed less would get better figures. Liked the size though!

    I honestly love the look of the Compass. Resembles the XC40 for half the price.
    Until you sit in it. The headrest is tilted way too far forward for just about everybody.
    Are you saying they are not adjustable? If so they'll have to fix that or lose a lot of sales.

    jmonroe
    They adjust, just not in a way to make them comfortable for me.

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  • js06gvjs06gv Frisco, TXPosts: 454
    stickguy said:

    Enterprise must own one heck of a lot of cars in total!

    Enterprise is one of the largest vendors my company does business with. They have told us for years that they are the largest single purchaser of vehicles in the world.

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  • ventureventure Central PAPosts: 1,497
    xwesx said:

    Right now, both the Golf and the Soltis are not even in the showroom so think I have some time to make a final decision here.

    Of course you do! If there's one thing that is not going away any time soon, it's the supply of new cars. And, the best part about new cars is that they turn into lightly used cars. If you have a hankering for a particular make/model/year, there's a *really* good chance you won't miss it. ;)
    There's a place near me that sells only used cars. They usually sell about 800 a month. (I just checked and they only have 380 so far this month. I guess people have other things to do. :smile: ) They say, "Everybody Drives a Used Vehicle".

    2020 Ascent, 2018 Legacy 3.6R

  • ab348ab348 Dartmouth, Nova Scotia, CanadaPosts: 11,783
    It would be an interesting case study to analyze how Hertz, Avis and Budget, the former big three in the car rental business, lost that crown to Enterprise, and why that was able to happen.

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  • kyfdxkyfdx Posts: 145,175
    ab348 said:

    It would be an interesting case study to analyze how Hertz, Avis and Budget, the former big three in the car rental business, lost that crown to Enterprise, and why that was able to happen.

    One way: Enterprise bought National/Alamo

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  • fintailfintail Posts: 49,064
    I think price does much of it, combined with a location on every corner, and that no doubt lucrative bodyshop business.
  • kyfdxkyfdx Posts: 145,175
    Honda Fit story: Unseasonably cold this morning. 18F. Wife’s birthday, and plan was to pick up flowers while she was at the gym. Fit in driveway, windows frosted over. 15F overnight. Yesterday at the florist, they told my car should be warm in the morning, before picking up flowers.

    45F in the garage. It’s only a mile each way. Drove the BMW with summer tires. :D

    You know, instead of my “winter beater”.

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  • corvettecorvette United StatesPosts: 7,224
    You have two keys and a working parking brake on the Fit, right? Should be easy to preheat if you want. Did that on my E90 a few times using the mechanical key that was built into the fob.
  • kyfdxkyfdx Posts: 145,175
    Yes, but didn’t feel like idling it for 10 minutes for a six minute round trip. :(

    Also, don’t think you can lock this one with the key in the ignition. At least not with the remote. Maybe with the key. Not an issue where I live.

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  • roadburnerroadburner Posts: 12,579
    nyccarguy said:



    The Genesis dealer near me rents space in the mall. I was checking out this gorgeous, Red, G70 Sport while waiting for my son’s middle school band to perform. Really sharp looking. The interior is gorgeous and finished amazingly well.

    My dealer has only a couple of V6 G70s, AWD of course.
    Meh.

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  • Sandman6472Sandman6472 Coral Springs, FLPosts: 5,168
    Busy day today and naturally, rained the whole day. Another busy day tomorrow and then, I'm gone. Was supposed to start back on the 31st, but my lead asks me earlier when I'll be coming back. Told him on Sunday and will report on Tuesday at 7:30 am. Proceeds to tell me that I'd need to come back on the 30th instead. Tell him, "sure". And I'll be there.
    Come back on Sunday early am so I can do the laundry and then get some food to eat.

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  • qbrozenqbrozen Posts: 26,825

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  • tjc78tjc78 South JerseyPosts: 9,551
    Lot of value there in that S90!

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