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Old 08-01-2016, 04:36 AM   #26321
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I believe it.
I have friends that absolutely needed it.
After meeting you, I'm sure you did too��
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Old 08-01-2016, 12:39 PM   #26322
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Besides, Aidan is INTP.
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Old 08-01-2016, 12:47 PM   #26323
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I totally know what you mean. But my parents did everything and if you met them you would believe it. I did months of counseling. They were at school every week meeting with teachers. Etc etc. List goes on. Before medicine I would get sent to the principal's office like 7 times a week.


Stop making this a feels thread, you guys are distracting me again.
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Old 08-02-2016, 09:24 PM   #26324
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Also not a brand I would have been looking at normally. But as long as the thing works, I'm not too concerned about audio fidelity in a Miata (and I listen to more podcasts than music in the car, anyway). For $55 I couldn't pass it up. The Pioneer I had been planning on previously is $20 more.

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I should add that I was more than ready to drop $30 on one of those Boss/Pyle/China-specials to put in the 1994 Miata before I sell it, but was scared off by the numerous reviews complaining that Bluetooth worked only intermittently, or the receiver had pervasive static across all inputs, or the unit just completely died after 3 weeks. I'm hoping that moving up to a Clarion unit that sold for $90 originally should at least get me something that will work reliably for a few years. I bought 2 so that I'll have one ready for the next Miata.

Does anybody sell a double DIN for factor tablet that doesn't suck? That looked like it was going to be a thing a few years ago, then it went to ****. Now the only options I see on Amazon are the same junk you could buy in 2014.
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Old 08-02-2016, 11:46 PM   #26325
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Does anybody sell a double DIN for factor tablet that doesn't suck? That looked like it was going to be a thing a few years ago, then it went to ****. Now the only options I see on Amazon are the same junk you could buy in 2014.
I'm about to get back into the car-driving world, and have put some considerable research into exactly this.

My conclusion:

The CarPC fad is dead. And I say this as one of the first people to have actually installed a PC into a car, a little over ten years ago. It was a Pentium II with 128 MB of RAM. I ran the eManage software, and later Megatune, on it. If you dig deep enough into the Greddy EMU forum here, you'll find pictures.




The solution:

But a mechless 1DIN head unit with bluetooth connectivity. Buy a gooseneck mount which fits whatever smartphone you own and mount it to the dash or tunnel. Permanently install a 5v regulator stubbed out to a micro-USB (or iThing) cable.

Seriously. Beyond the fact that there are no good solutions for mounting an Android device in the stock radio cutout, the practical value of an active 3G/4G connection cannot be overstated. Navigation is worthless without a live data connection, and the benefits of having your favorite podcast engine always automagically loaded with the latest media (I use PodCatcher) cannot be overstated.
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Old 08-03-2016, 08:39 PM   #26326
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I'm pretty sure torque zombie installed an Android tablet in his stock radio cutout.
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Default caroutocovers.com- Stay away.

This is a scam company with a cheap, no good product. Trust me on this one. Car Covers Lifetime Warranty Free Shipping
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Old 08-05-2016, 03:23 PM   #26328
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This is a scam company with a cheap, no good product. Trust me on this one. Car Covers Lifetime Warranty Free Shipping
You buy something from them?
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Old 08-05-2016, 03:23 PM   #26329
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Yes.
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And? Details, man.
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Ah hell, here we go. I ordered this:
Our 3 layer car cover offers the best protection against regular weather conditions, and is exceptional for protecting against UV rays and constant humidity. This water resistant car cover insures the perfect protection for indoor or outdoor use. With two bonded layers of polypropylene and a micro-porous film layer, this cover is guaranteed to offer great protection against UV rays and normal weather conditions such as mild rain, snow and winds. This Car Cover for your Mercedes-Benz 380SL 1981 Convertible 2-Door is guaranteed to fit perfectly or your money back. Order now and take advantage of our limited-time great pricing! Regular Price: $219.99 Special Price $109.99
WHAT I GOT WAS A NO FITTING PIECE OF **** SINGLE LAYER BAG. Walmart has them for $15.00 Oh sure you have 2 choices if not satisfied "Option 1" Return the cover via US mail only and send us the tracking # or, "option2" Which is select Option 2 and get 1/2 of your money back which is what I did. They responded with "You chose option 1. Send us the tacking #. I'm pissed all over again. You get the idea?! IT'S A **** 15.00 BAG


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Cosco sells custom fit car covers. $150 for the miata. Its the only thing that will last in summer here in phoenix at that price range, and its on its 3rd summer right now. Its waterproof, etc. Im happy

http://www.costco.com/Coverking-Xtre....11618901.html

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I actually feel a little better now.
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I would have been skeptical of "car cover" and "lifetime warranty" being used in the same sentence.
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Quite often thats condensation. I got the cheapest one available from ebay. I only care about dirt and tree sap so it worked well for me.
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Air rifle at 10 meters is an Olympic sport? I wish I could travel back in time 30 years and tell that to young me.
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Shooting in some form has been a part of the Olympics since 1896. 10m air rifle specifically since 1984. I can assure you that it's not nearly as easy as it sounds and demands incredible self control and focus.
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And they wont even let you drink booze.
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Alcohol is actually considered to be a performance enhancing drug in shooting sports (at least for NCAA shooting). When I shot against club teams in Germany it wasn't uncommon for some competitors to have beer or schnapps between targets.
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