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    Default New Cars vs old Cars

    My new renault
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    wouldnt survive a rear end impact as well as this,maybe older autos are better
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    Default Re: New Cars vs old Cars

    Nice looking ride kick.... are those 20's? I'd suggest a nice white or blue pin stripe down the side and raised white outline letters on the tires. Oh wait their small tires height wise so impossible.

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    Default Re: New Cars vs old Cars

    Yeh 20" wheels with 35 profile tyres ,the ride is fine on em .
    I dont have em on the car again until say end of Feb,playing russian roulette with winter potholes would be no fun at all.
    I was thinking of some carbon fibre vinyl wrap(have it bought already),for B pillars ,door mirrors n maybe the plastic side strips.
    Stripes Im not too sure about.
    Got led bulbs and real HID(ballast resistor) bulbs for the driving lamps.Dipped and main beam are regular filament nightbreakers.
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    Asrock p67 Extreme6.............. Gigabyte EP-45 UD3 ...................... Gigabyte 73 PVM S2
    Intel i5 2500k 4.8ghz................ Intel Q8400 3.8ghz......................... Intel D820 2.8ghz
    Zalman 10x cooler.................... Coolermaster V8............................ HP cooler
    8GB Gskill ripjaw ddr3.............. 4GB Gskill PI ddr2.......................... 4GB samsung ddr2
    60GB ssd/500GB HDD .............. WD 1TB hdd.................................... Seagate 160GB hdd
    GTX 460 1GB x2 SLI ................. Msi 9600GT 512MB(died) ........... Onboard gx
    Win7 64 ,750w psu(ocz)............ Win7 64 ,520w psu,seasonic...... Win XP pro ,400w psu

    HEC 6A34 case . ....................... Jeantec R2 case............................ Packard Bell case

    hoping to upgrade to http://www.thinkgeek.com/stuff/41/habicase.shtml
    http://www.flixya.com/video/140325/Animal-launching

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    Default Re: New Cars vs old Cars

    Not a car forum ..
    Hey maybe we can get some computer/car x reference going.

    Anyone got a good recomendation for a cheaop win xp(has to be win xp for car diagnostic software) laptop?

    12v led's heres some

    120 led p21 bulb 12v 4 w approx.New Cars vs old Cars-photo-0080-jpg
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    Zalman 10x cooler.................... Coolermaster V8............................ HP cooler
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    60GB ssd/500GB HDD .............. WD 1TB hdd.................................... Seagate 160GB hdd
    GTX 460 1GB x2 SLI ................. Msi 9600GT 512MB(died) ........... Onboard gx
    Win7 64 ,750w psu(ocz)............ Win7 64 ,520w psu,seasonic...... Win XP pro ,400w psu

    HEC 6A34 case . ....................... Jeantec R2 case............................ Packard Bell case

    hoping to upgrade to http://www.thinkgeek.com/stuff/41/habicase.shtml
    http://www.flixya.com/video/140325/Animal-launching

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    Default Re: New Cars vs old Cars

    New Cars vs old Cars-photo-0379-jpgMore recent pic
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    Asrock p67 Extreme6.............. Gigabyte EP-45 UD3 ...................... Gigabyte 73 PVM S2
    Intel i5 2500k 4.8ghz................ Intel Q8400 3.8ghz......................... Intel D820 2.8ghz
    Zalman 10x cooler.................... Coolermaster V8............................ HP cooler
    8GB Gskill ripjaw ddr3.............. 4GB Gskill PI ddr2.......................... 4GB samsung ddr2
    60GB ssd/500GB HDD .............. WD 1TB hdd.................................... Seagate 160GB hdd
    GTX 460 1GB x2 SLI ................. Msi 9600GT 512MB(died) ........... Onboard gx
    Win7 64 ,750w psu(ocz)............ Win7 64 ,520w psu,seasonic...... Win XP pro ,400w psu

    HEC 6A34 case . ....................... Jeantec R2 case............................ Packard Bell case

    hoping to upgrade to http://www.thinkgeek.com/stuff/41/habicase.shtml
    http://www.flixya.com/video/140325/Animal-launching

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    Default Re: New Cars vs old Cars

    Well, your newer car may get crushed by an older car but you'd fare better in the crash. Older cars do not have crumple zones and relied upon rigidity to attempt to save the passegers. As you well know, without hte car crushing to take the force of the impact, YOU take the force of the impact and either slam into the windsheild/dashboard or you are catapulted backwards at such a speed you are likely to have brain damage/broken neck from wiplash.

    So while I agree your car may get more superficial damage than an older solid car in a crash, you are far far more likely to survive the crash while the person in the older car would be almost guaranteed to suffer major injuries in anything more than a 20KPM crash.
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