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Forum: General Automotive Forum 06-29-2020, 02:29 PM
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Posted By acoste
Yes, this is one thing Munro criticized. They...

Yes, this is one thing Munro criticized. They designed the battery case lightweight with no lateral reinforcement and made the car body stiff to protect the battery. Not sure why, doesn't make sense...
Forum: General Automotive Forum 06-29-2020, 01:49 PM
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Posted By acoste
Here is the F30. Better than Model 3. Similar...

Here is the F30. Better than Model 3. Similar shape but the Model 3 has an extra 15g spike (on top of the 50) on the head, like a hammer hit. Hips deceleration is also lower for the BMW.
But for the...
Forum: General Automotive Forum 06-29-2020, 01:34 PM
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Posted By acoste
nhtsa.gov has all the data in pdfs

nhtsa.gov has all the data in pdfs
Forum: General Automotive Forum 06-29-2020, 01:08 PM
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Posted By acoste
Yeah, safer means higher chance of survival. 30g...

Yeah, safer means higher chance of survival. 30g can be deadly for the elderly while a teenager can tolerate it.

I don't know anyone who does lateral right side crash tests. It was big news when...
Forum: General Automotive Forum 06-28-2020, 11:55 PM
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Posted By acoste
I responded to safety and consumption. Didn't...

I responded to safety and consumption. Didn't move anything.

I bash Teslas in areas where Elon lies about them. I just provide the truth.
Forum: General Automotive Forum 06-28-2020, 11:52 PM
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Posted By acoste
He also said he never recommended the Model 3 to...

He also said he never recommended the Model 3 to anyone.
Forum: General Automotive Forum 06-28-2020, 11:52 PM
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Posted By acoste
At the test both drivers decelerated from 20mph...

At the test both drivers decelerated from 20mph to 0 and both got squeezed to the left side of the car. There is no more crush zone left in both cars. At higher speeds the deceleration numbers of the...
Forum: General Automotive Forum 06-28-2020, 11:42 PM
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Posted By acoste
Yeah, but that's like choosing Toyota instead of...

Yeah, but that's like choosing Toyota instead of a Lexus. It costs less.
Forum: General Automotive Forum 06-28-2020, 10:02 PM
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Posted By acoste
Just take a look at the battery design. Much...

Just take a look at the battery design. Much safer. But given your conclusion of the S60, I guess it would be wasted time on your side to check it.

Regarding the consumption, the difference on a...
Forum: General Automotive Forum 06-28-2020, 09:58 PM
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Posted By acoste
Because you don't understand the physics of the...

Because you don't understand the physics of the crash or the vehicle's structure. And this is what Elon takes unfair advantage on. There is a reason why the Volvo driver suffers less injuries.

You...
Forum: General Automotive Forum 06-28-2020, 09:37 PM
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Posted By acoste
Audi E-Tron is a better and safer design overall....

Audi E-Tron is a better and safer design overall. As is the Taycan.
Forum: General Automotive Forum 06-28-2020, 08:54 PM
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Posted By acoste
And here is a straightforward illustration of...

And here is a straightforward illustration of lying Elon

2019 Tesla Impact Report https://www.tesla.com/ns_videos/2019-tesla-impact-report.pdf

Page 25

They make people believe Volvo S60 is...
Forum: General Automotive Forum 06-28-2020, 04:16 PM
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Posted By acoste
No, that's BS from Elon. You can look up the...

No, that's BS from Elon. You can look up the results by yourself.

By the way the Model S designer Peter Rawlinson is releasing a new car where he fixed everything that went wrong with the S. It's...
Forum: General Automotive Forum 06-28-2020, 04:01 PM
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Posted By acoste
Side pole collision from 25-30mph. Battery cells...

Side pole collision from 25-30mph. Battery cells get crushed, high chance of a fire.
Front pole collision from 55-60mph. Battery cells get crushed, high chance of a fire.

Additionally Model S...
Forum: General Automotive Forum 06-28-2020, 02:25 PM
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Posted By acoste
https://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/attachment.php?a...

https://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/attachment.php?attachmentid=898561&stc=1&d=1593379521



She returned it:

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Forum: General Automotive Forum 06-28-2020, 02:15 PM
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Posted By acoste
I can't think of a reason why I would buy...

I can't think of a reason why I would buy anything from Elon.
Forum: General Automotive Forum 06-28-2020, 02:15 PM
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Posted By acoste
https://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/attachment.php?a...

https://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/attachment.php?attachmentid=898559&stc=1&d=1593378907
Forum: General Automotive Forum 06-28-2020, 02:11 PM
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Posted By acoste
Model 3 with detached steering wheel. #safest car...

Model 3 with detached steering wheel. #safest car

https://gulfnews.com/auto/news/brand-new-tesla-model-3s-steering-wheel-falls-off-1.1589271824611
Forum: General Automotive Forum 06-28-2020, 02:04 PM
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Posted By acoste
And as usual .. we love the car ELON, even though...

And as usual .. we love the car ELON, even though it's a junk we love you and the car
Forum: General Automotive Forum 06-28-2020, 02:02 PM
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Posted By acoste
That is a choice of folks who know little about...

That is a choice of folks who know little about the tech. Model S chassis has many flaws. It's an old design and hasn't been fixed. But feel free to go for it. The only worse choice than that if you...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 06-19-2020, 11:20 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 259
Posted By acoste
So I figured out you have a 550i. how many miles...

So I figured out you have a 550i. how many miles on it?

The minimum oil level means 7 quarts and the maximum means 8 quarts. At 6.5 quarts it will show in red.

Do you have smoke after idling...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 06-19-2020, 09:44 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 259
Posted By acoste
It had less than a quart? That's not clear to me....

It had less than a quart? That's not clear to me. That would mean you needed to refill 6-7 quarts and the engine would have died already.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 06-18-2020, 11:22 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 519
Posted By acoste
I wouldn't spend more money on this car unless...

I wouldn't spend more money on this car unless you kept everything else in top shape. Meaning all new suspension, newish cooling system, no engine leaks, 6k oil changes and so on.

I would check...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 06-18-2020, 11:12 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 435
Posted By acoste
Did you change the oil as well? What did you put...

Did you change the oil as well? What did you put in it? Do you have low pressure warning with a cold engine?
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 06-18-2020, 11:07 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 178
Posted By acoste
I don't know much about the testers. I guess that...

I don't know much about the testers. I guess that lamp status is related to the old systems where there was one dedicated wire for the alternator warning lamp. This system is different. It has a data...
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