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RE: We knew it was coming...

Seriously tho US$ decline
free radical 09/26/22 08:09pm Truck Campers
RE: We knew it was coming...

Oh dear,sky is falling,again. Lol Some people must have everything right now no matter what. When they overextend their financial ability to pay the bills sht hapens. Reminds me of funny retort of late PM Piere Eliot Trudeu when press reporters blamed him for inflation etc,he simply said; It is not my fault that people live beyond their means. :)
free radical 09/26/22 07:59pm Truck Campers
RE: Tesla Semi truck unveil & test ride set for Oct 26th !

What the ....? Why do you even have to lie and distort to give excuses to these grossly incompetent and criminally negligent Texas leaders and electric company? Those who died froze to death inside their homes for lack of power for heating. Re-read you post then, if you mention your experience of being inconvenienced of a canceled game in the same breath of topic of people freezing to death, it is implied. No argument that TX utility companies weren't prepared for a record cold spell of that magnitude and geographical breadth. But think about what you're implying. First, you're implying intent to harm...ya pretty sure that wasn't the case. Second, I can think of any number of natural disasters or weather extremes that kill people who are either not prepared or in the wrong place at the wrong time. This was no different. Could those folks have been spared if the power didn't go out? Sure. By the same token, everyone killed in a tornado could be spared if the govt builds a huge tornado shelter in every trailer park. But wait, at some point for that to work, also requires everyone to GO to the shelter. . Or everyone could just build a house strong enough to survive tornado or earthquake in the first place. The concrete insulated panels tech has been around for decades. https://tridipanel.com/disaster-resistant-architecture/
free radical 09/22/22 07:13pm Tow Vehicles
RE: Tesla Semi truck unveil & test ride set for Oct 26th !

Utah great salt lake has enough lithium for milions of EVs https://youtu.be/l1LCFnoKKpU
free radical 09/19/22 07:39pm Tow Vehicles
RE: How many folks just want to gripe about EVs?

not me ,were being used as a testing ground ,don,t see china pushing ev,s. I don't know what China is pushing, and don't really care. I was always told the US should lead. And I bet EVs sold in C are a higher percentage than in US. Would also bet China has fewer cars per person than US, and the average person travels fewer miles in car than US. As for the testing ground, think diesels have been doing that already. Personally I take issue with tax credits for EV's, or anything else FWIW. If they're so great they can stand on their own merits, no incentives needed at someone else's expense. The government does not generate any money so the credit is payed for by other taxpayers. But for over a century the tax payers have been helping the oil industry. And as a population, even the people that don't much use cars are paying the cost of climate harm. Well my only gripe about EV's.. Can't afford one. My biggest complaint is development has been blocked for so long. If advancements made in last 10 years had been done 17 years ago I would have 1 in driveway. Average chinese takes a subway or train. Its Gov subsidized so its very cheap to ride. Plus they have 40.000 km of high speed railways. Due to high air polution in the past Most big cities allow ice cars only on weekends. EVs can drive every day. Carwow chanel opinion on chinese cars https://youtu.be/YPeZ4twEFTA
free radical 09/18/22 04:48pm Around the Campfire
RE: How many folks just want to gripe about EVs?

not me ,were being used as a testing ground ,don,t see china pushing ev,s. Lol Look around you and see how many made in China products you and everyone is using already. EVs will come eventualy. BYD is here making buses already. I remember times when some of our patriots were publicly smashing Japanese tv s and cars thinking it will make a diference. It didnt. China is worlds bigest EV manufacturer and exporter already. If we block them,China has 150 friendly countries to sell to. Free trade is the only way to win in global economy tarifs lead to inflation,recesion,,I recall Ronald Reagan saying that. Still true imo. Recomend watching Reporterfy media travel chanel and Living in China
free radical 09/18/22 04:24pm Around the Campfire
RE: TFLEV gets disinformation from Cyber Truck fan bois.

Munro live Rivian off roading https://youtu.be/hkZGvWkvNlA
free radical 09/17/22 06:18pm Tow Vehicles
RE: Lithium crossing the acceptance threshold…

I don't recall a fervent anti-lithium contingent. The issue most had was more that the cost was hard to justify, especially when you had to do other modifications to accommodate the charge requirements. It's getting better but unless you need a large battery bank, it's still hard to justify over 6v golf cart batteries for most users. The only Anti Lithium cries that I recall are about the hypocrisy of the electric car promoters, who ignore the planet damage done by the mining activities for the Lithium, as well as the electric production methods. No matter how you do it, the energy is not free, no matter how much you hope for something else. Oil driling is many times worse for the enviroment. https://electrek.co/2022/09/15/compass-minerals-using-lithium-extraction-with-minimal-impact/ https://youtu.be/MoVpbjByTIE
free radical 09/15/22 09:04pm Tech Issues
RE: How many folks want an EV

I paid 23k for my new Silverado back in 08 and it still runs fine. When Tesla makes EV for that price Ill be right on it. :)
free radical 09/15/22 07:23pm Tow Vehicles
RE: Purchasing a Jackery or something similar....need help....

Side BAR: Using electricity to heat water (as in coffee maker) makes no sense to me. You can save power by using your gas stove to percolate / press..... True,but Sunshine is free :) Jackery,Blueti and all these powerstorageunits can cook your meals if using IH cooker very eficiently and power small 12V fridge and computer,phone etc and get easily recharged by solar panels or vehicle alternator,when properly set up. I know several van dwelers doing just that very sucesfuly. Large RV maybe diferent story however.
free radical 09/14/22 08:22pm Tech Issues
RE: How many of you own an EV?

Found this about battery replacement. Doesn't say anything about what happens to the worn-out battery. Something to think about as well as cost to replace one. https://www.thedrive.com/guides-and-gear/these-replacement-battery-costs-for-these-six-normal-evs-is-staggeringly-high?fbclid=IwAR3LPeGAhOO-74s44T_9yPZLVMKmF_yMkTvwk1-_d70IK1k6VDWNfjV-Y6k Fwiw Tesla bateries have 8 year 150.000 miles warranty And Used batts can be recycled or reused for other projects such as power storage or iCe to EV car truck conversion https://blog.ucsusa.org/hanjiro-ambrose/the-second-life-of-used-ev-batteries/
free radical 09/14/22 07:27pm Tow Vehicles
RE: Dino juice v Electrons....

Another view on battery manufacturing... Link Lots o disinformation in that vid. Heres the facts about EVs from US Enviro Protection Agency https://www.epa.gov/greenvehicles/electric-vehicle-myths
free radical 09/11/22 07:29pm Tow Vehicles
RE: How many of you own an EV?

A friends 150k Tesla lasted one day. Imagine loosing control and reaching for the part of the steering wheel that is missing! STUPID design. Walked away unscathed. Took out 50' of block wall. https://i.imgur.com/gklVgXWl.jpg Driving way too fast maybe ? Mistook go pedal for brake ? Takes a good driver to handle so much instant power. This is how its done Tesla s beats speed record on Nurburing https://youtu.be/em4I4V-AvBo
free radical 09/11/22 06:56pm Tow Vehicles
RE: How many of you own an EV?

Whatever youre drivin dont forget to take care of it. https://youtu.be/DtQqvd_fvNk
free radical 09/09/22 07:43pm Tow Vehicles
RE: Tesla Semi truck unveil & test ride set for Oct 26th !

Funny part is I actually see the potential value or convenience of future EVs. (Because it’s not there yet and if you think it is, you’re not good with money or have enough that it doesn’t matter.) But the free radicals who aren’t problem solvers but rather just idealists still can’t get past the shiny new object! Shiny new objects,,like these maybe ? :B https://youtu.be/L7YovXXVHMY
free radical 08/31/22 08:34pm Tow Vehicles
RE: Tesla Semi truck unveil & test ride set for Oct 26th !

Tesla semi w full load 600 mile range,that was 2019. Driver should take a rest and recharge anyway by then. I know I would. Lol Many long distance OTR trucks run driver teams, those trucks are most profitable when wheels are turning 16+ hours a day. The Semi has a rated 500 mile range, which will make OTR operations less profitable even with the reduced cost of fuel. On the other hand, those electric rigs should shine in short haul and pickup/delivery operations. Actualy I think EV will be more profitable bc diesel cost way more then electricity. Not to mention maintanance oil changes etc. So the EV driver can aford to take a break and recharge every 500 or so miles and still make decent profit. How much exactly remains to be seen. But definitely more then fosil fuel pusher. Reminds me of someone working at Chryslers and he used to work only 4 days a week while other workers were pushing as much overtime as they could. Dont know why maybe had other hobies or didnt care to pay too much income tax. Anyhow Of course the big boss comes running and asks; why are you working only four days a week ?? Dood says bc I cant make enough money in three days.
free radical 08/31/22 08:08pm Tow Vehicles
RE: Tesla Semi truck unveil & test ride set for Oct 26th !

Gotta ask. Where does this 621 mile thing come from. I have never seen it as anything but 500 or miles or 800 kilometres, and that is literally what the specs say on their web page. Just curious. All you have to do is click on the link I provided. :R I go by what their CEO says. After all, that's who runs the company. Huh. Went thru it twice and didn’t see any specs on the semi. I might be on the wrong link. Can you repost it? Are you messing with me or????? 621 In case you don't like that article you can click on this one and click to your hearts content. This is all I could find in the link. “If you want, for long-range trucking, you can take the range up to, we think, easily 800 km, and we see a path over time to 1,000 km range for a heavy-duty truck,” I don’t think “we see a path” is the same as the published expected specs for the first production units which are still 800 kilometres. But hey. That’s JMHO. Cheers. Tesla semi w full load 600 mile range,that was 2019. Driver should take a rest and recharge anyway by then. I know I would. Lol https://electrek.co/2019/08/15/tesla-semi-electric-truck-exceeds-range-expectation-test-driver/
free radical 08/29/22 08:55pm Tow Vehicles
RE: Tesla Semi truck unveil & test ride set for Oct 26th !

Now Elon Musk has come out and addressed the endless pursuit of “green energy” and the simultaneous vilification of the oil and gas industry. Earlier today, Elon spoke to reporters in Norway ahead of the Offshore Northern Shore (ONS) conference. Elon Musk told reporters that sustainable energy should be developed for the distant future, however, the world still needs to extract oil and gas in the present in order to sustain civilization’s current energy demands. When prompted on whether he believes oil and gas should continue to be used he stated, “Realistically, we do need to use oil and gas in the short term because otherwise civilization will crumble…In order for civilization to continue to function, we do need oil and gas, any reasonable person would conclude that.” Ive no doubt oil will always be needed. Airplanes for one cant do it on batteries yet Theyre working on it tho :) https://harbourair.com/corporate-responsibility/goingelectric/ I just wish more city buses and trucks were electric to reduce the air polution in big cities. And Judging by huge demand for Tesla,more people will choose to buy EVs over gas hogs when more are available.
free radical 08/29/22 08:38pm Tow Vehicles
RE: California to Ban the Sale of New Gasoline Cars by 2035

Like the title says "California to ban the sales of new gasoline cars by 2035". I can see it now all those used cars being hauled to Mexico will now be hauled to California. Link No need to ban it,there wont be any being built by that time. :B
free radical 08/25/22 09:02pm Tow Vehicles
RE: California to Ban the Sale of New Gasoline Cars by 2035

Just saw in the news today that They are shutting down EV chargers in certain cities in China so they can have electric for the households. Just what do you think is going to happen when the Hoover dam stops making electric because there are too many people living off of that pool of water in the desert? 1st mistake is beliving anything our media says about China 2 see Living in China chanel and or Reporterfy media travel. 3 enjoy https://youtu.be/GWZzwLFlDIQ
free radical 08/25/22 08:47pm Tow Vehicles
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