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CAR FACTS by nelson7777: 1:53pm On Apr 19, 2017
pls dnt 4gt to check my current post on "pet section"
dats d most important thing..
thanks.
Re: CAR FACTS by nelson7777: 1:59pm On Apr 19, 2017
i wud start with d one i knw abt 4 long, since university days..

is called mechanophilia...

in psychology a paraphila is simply an abnormal sexual act or relationship,
they are alot of paraphilias like

pedophilia -- sexually attracted to prepubescent children, that means a grown ass man/woman will b sexually attracted to kids below 13yrs...

But mechanophilia-- is where by a human is sexually attracted to automobiles like cars, train plain e.t.c


read up on paraphilias n c people attracted to plenty abnormalities like-- trees, electric, dead people e.t.c

Re: CAR FACTS by nelson7777: 2:04pm On Apr 19, 2017
1. The most stolen car in the United States is the Honda Accord.

2. One of the ugliest vehicles ever made, the AMC Gremlin, pioneered the style that is now commonly seen in SUV’s – sloped side-window and high hood. The car was only manufactured for eight years (1970-1978) and numbered 671,475 units. The RRP was $1,879.00USD when it was first released, which these days would be over $11,000 USD.

Re: CAR FACTS by nelson7777: 2:06pm On Apr 19, 2017
3. In the past 50 years, motor vehicle fatalities in the USA have reduced by roughly 80%. The total number of fatalities for 2010 alone is the lowest in 62 years.

4. Whale oil was actually used in some car transmissions until 1973.

Re: CAR FACTS by nelson7777: 2:07pm On Apr 19, 2017
5. From 1908-1914, Ford’s Model T could be purchased in several different colors, but not black. In an effort to make production cheaper and more efficient, Ford chose to make all further Model T’s only in the color black (since black paint was cheap and durable).

6. The 1970 Oldsmobile 442 was capable of doing zero to 60 in less than six seconds. This speed was pretty impressive for the 70’s, especially for an Oldsmobile.
Re: CAR FACTS by nelson7777: 2:09pm On Apr 19, 2017
7.. Women buy more new cars than men.


8.. All vehicles must have their headlights on at all times in Sweden.

Re: CAR FACTS by nelson7777: 2:10pm On Apr 19, 2017
9.. Red cars are illegal in Shanghai, China.

10.. Paved roads were originally meant for bicyclists and not cars.
Re: CAR FACTS by nelson7777: 2:13pm On Apr 19, 2017
11.. South Africa it is legal to outfit your car with flame throwers. The modification was invented after carjacking’s skyrocketed.

Re: CAR FACTS by nelson7777: 2:15pm On Apr 19, 2017
12.. 80% of millionaires drive used cars.

Re: CAR FACTS by nelson7777: 2:18pm On Apr 19, 2017
13... There are now three states that have legalized self-driving cars on the road: Nevada, Florida, and California. Nevada was the first to issue licenses, and did so to allow Google to test their self-driving cars on public streets.
Re: CAR FACTS by nelson7777: 2:25pm On Apr 19, 2017
14.. . The 1946 Cisitalia 202 GT is so beautiful a car, that it is permanently exhibited in the New York Museum of Modern Art. The car sports has no sharp edges and is all one single sheet of aluminum. The car was only made from 1947 to 1952 and only 170 were ever produced.

Re: CAR FACTS by nelson7777: 3:04pm On Apr 19, 2017
15.... Electric cars are not a new thing; they were already being manufactured in 1905. Rauch & Lang produced electric cars until 1920, when the gas-combustion engine became cheaper to run because of low gas prices.

Re: CAR FACTS by nelson7777: 3:06pm On Apr 19, 2017
16... The Volkswagen Beetle was originally called “Kraft durch Freude Wage” (“Strength Through Joy Car”). The small car was named thusly by Hitler, who in May of 1938 visited the factory and made his great announcement. The car was named after an organization within the Third Reich. After World War II, Volkswagen chose to change the name.
Re: CAR FACTS by nelson7777: 3:09pm On Apr 19, 2017
17... To instantly cool down the car that has been sitting under the sun by rolling down the window on one side and opening and closing the door on the other side for 5 to 6 times.
Re: CAR FACTS by nelson7777: 3:12pm On Apr 19, 2017
more amazing car facts to come stay tuned
Re: CAR FACTS by nelson7777: 3:41pm On Apr 19, 2017
18... in Russia is a criminal offence to ride in a dirty car

Re: CAR FACTS by nelson7777: 3:55pm On Apr 19, 2017
19.. In Serbia: Drivers Must Carry A Tow
Bar and 3m of Rope

Re: CAR FACTS by nelson7777: 3:59pm On Apr 19, 2017
20.. in Denmark: you must check for people under your car before setting off.

it is a requirement that a driver checks underneath their vehicle to ensure that there is no body (alive or otherwise) hidden underneath.

Re: CAR FACTS by nelson7777: 4:08pm On Apr 19, 2017
21...
In 2008, a 1961 Ferrari California Spyder became the most expensive car sold at a vintage car auction — $10,894,900USD after the deduction of the auction fees.

Re: CAR FACTS by nelson7777: 4:11pm On Apr 19, 2017
22. A researcher at Carnegie Mellon has developed new headlight technology that dodges raindrops, to avoid shining light on them. The flicker is too fast to be seen by the human eye, and it is estimated that the lights will make driving in rain significantly less dangerous. BMW has also developed “Dynamic Light Spot”, which finds nearby pedestrians and highlights them.

Re: CAR FACTS by nelson7777: 4:19pm On Apr 19, 2017
23... The Transition, also known as The Flying Car, is actually a plane that can be safely driven on a road or highway, not a car that can fly. The first successful test flight was in 2009 and the Next Generation was unveiled in 2010.

Re: CAR FACTS by nelson7777: 12:51pm On Jun 05, 2017
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Re: CAR FACTS by nelson7777: 11:45am On Jun 07, 2017
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Re: CAR FACTS by nelson7777: 5:34am On Sep 01, 2017
check my current post on pet section..
thanks
Re: CAR FACTS by nelson7777: 10:12am On Sep 01, 2017
hello 4rm d other side
Re: CAR FACTS by nelson7777: 3:10pm On Sep 01, 2017
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Re: CAR FACTS by nelson7777: 11:26pm On Sep 01, 2017
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Re: CAR FACTS by nelson7777: 11:41am On Sep 02, 2017
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Re: CAR FACTS by nelson7777: 10:59am On Sep 03, 2017
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Re: CAR FACTS by nelson7777: 6:08pm On Sep 03, 2017
real car facts
Re: CAR FACTS by nelson7777: 12:43pm On Sep 24, 2017
still up
Re: CAR FACTS by nelson7777: 5:57pm On Sep 24, 2017
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