VW dun goof'd
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>He has also ordered an independent external investigation. VW’s share price has, at the time of writing, fallen 20 per cent on the news. For the moment the company has stopped selling 2.0 diesels in the US.
>VW could be fined $37,500 (£24,000) per car. That would be a total of nearly £12 billion on the 482,000 cars affected.
>Worst of all is the damage to the company’s reputation.
Is this the death of VW in the US? Honestly, fuck the EPA and their standards.
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Quick Summary: Just swapped in a M22, a new clutch, and flywheel. Time to take the long way to your destination
No reason to be in a hurry, you can take the long way around on your way to Ethel's to get more accustomed to the changes.
You fire the 350 up and start backing out of the garage, it might just be you but the pedal feels slightly more firm, not much different than it was if there is a difference. The difference you know is there is when you rev up a little bit before leaving, the rpms rise and drop noticeably quicker than before.
Doesn't take long to hear what the welder was talking about once you get going on the road, other than 1st feeling longer than your other transmission, it makes a whine that gets louder as you pick up speed. Sounds pretty badass, but you can tell that it would be easy to hate for some people.
The whine is almost non existent in 3rd gear, and is completely silent in 4th. You're not sure about actual performance gains but you have to say that running through the gears at even a sensible pace is more fun with the quicker revs and gear whine. Whole you're driving around rowing through the gears you realize every gear except 4th is longer for sure, 2nd and 3rd are a helluva lot closer too. You're certain the car is a good deal quicker with this setup, it wouldn't be too hard to head to the industrial part of town and find a empty strip of road to put the theory to the test.
Then again you're carrying around over 100 lbs of parts and a good amount of tools, maybe not the best time to compare performance.
A) Just go on to Ethel's, you've had enough police attention for the day.
B) Do a quick run down an industrial road, the one where you raced the Dart seems like a good place.
C) Head out of town to the country roads again.
D) Ronnie will be there for another 3 or 4 hours, you can go sell the old transmission at the scrapyard, with it's dead 3rd gear you don't expect much.
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> Because European cars never break...
According to my experiences, Americans make better and more reliable cars than Europeans. I am a semi-European (3% of Turkey is in Europe), by the way. I owned BMWs and Mercedes cars. I also have a proper AMERICAN Chevy Suburban, it only went to service only once, excluding annual check-ups. On the other hand, my German cars went to service for problems caused somehow (e. g. rusted diesel depot on my E-Class Mercedes, steering wheel problems, someone I know told me that Porsche Cayenne engines have problems, Ferrari had to get most of the 458 Italias back, due to a problem in the engine, etc.). I don't live in the USA either. For high fuel prices and taxes, all I can say is:
> Good, reliable car
> Low taxes and low fuel prices and low fuel consumption
You choose. I am from a country where cars over 2000cc will cost you 145% tax, and nearly over $1.55 for fuel per litre (okay, maybe not so much for fuel), yet airports use Ford F-550s, there are Mustangs in the visiblilty, same goes for Cadillac Escalades, Lincoln Navigators, etc. Yet, they aren't sold officially, only by importers.