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  1. CobraBob

    Happy Father's Day to all the dads!

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    Philly homeowner shoots and kills home intruder impersonating a police officer.

    https://www.foxnews.com/us/philadelphia-resident-shoots-kills-home-intruder-impersonating-police-officer Two thugs impersonating police officers confronted a Philly resident, forced him to go inside his residence, and bound him with zip ties. The resident was threatened if he made any sudden...
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    The 1998 Daytona 500 won by Dale Earnhardt! THIS was when Nascar racing was KING!

    So I was browsing YouTube this morning and found this video of the 1998 Daytona 500. Dale Earnhardt finally won the '500'. Watching bits and pieces of the race brought back fond memories of Nascar racing back then. SO different from what we have today. This was the crest IMO of Nascar. Now...
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    Amazon Fire TV question for our video experts.

    So I've been using an Amazon Fire TV 4K stick for about 2 years. About two weeks ago I noticed that ESPN basketball games were sub-par quality. Very noticeable. I had to watch the last two UConn Women's NCAA championship games with some distain. The video was fuzzy and looked to be like 480...
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    2019 75 mile 789hp McLaren Senna on BaT

    https://bringatrailer.com/listing/2019-mclaren-senna-6/ What a beauty! One of those stunning exotics that we can only dream about. Well, except for @treynor. LOL! It's at $1,127,000.00 with 20 hours to go.
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    Wow! Here's a 16K mile 2001 BMW Z8 getting good money on BaT.

    https://bringatrailer.com/listing/2001-bmw-z8-67/ This great looking 2001 BMW Z8 has body work designed by Henrik Fisker, is getting big money! There are 6 hours remaining on this one and the high bid is $210,000! Back in 2001 it had a Suggested Retail Price of $130,745. The body work is...
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    1968 Shelby GT500KR on BaT

    Really nice 1968 Shelby GT500KR.....but it would be getting more money if it was a 4-speed manual. With 6 hours to go, it sits at $186,000. Wonder what the same car with a 4-speed manual would fetch today? https://bringatrailer.com/listing/1968-shelby-mustang-gt500kr-7/
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    BaT - 2019 Shelby F-150 Super Snake

    https://bringatrailer.com/listing/2019-ford-f-150-shelby-4/ Here's a 2019 F-150 Shelby Super Snake. This one (Ruby Red Metallic) has 10K miles on it, and the high bid so far is $83,000 with a little over two days to go. This is a No Reserve auction.
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    7K mile 2004 Redline Red Chevy SSR on BaT

    https://bringatrailer.com/listing/2004-chevrolet-ssr-34/ I was never really a fan of the SSR, but this one with only 7,000 miles on the odometer looks pristine. It has the optional cargo bed appearance package with wood strips (an $890 option). It has a 5.3L V8 making 300hp and a 4-speed auto...
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    Nascar Exploring Launch Of Electric Racing Series

    Disclaimer: Ah, the shouts of the fans; the smell of fuel in the air; the roar of the engines! Oh, wait! NASCAR 'exploring' launch of electric racing series. Exhibition series could feature all-electric cars By Gary Gastelu | Fox News NASCAR is going electric, one way or the other...
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    BAT - Race Car Replicas GT40 MKI

    https://bringatrailer.com/listing/2016-ford-gt40-recreation/ Found this cool Race Car Replicas GT40 MKI on BAT. The bidding just closed at $117K and didn't meet the Reserve. This would be a fun car to drive. The video was fun to watch....and to listen to the 302ci Ford V8.
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    1972 Coyote Powered Bronco On BAT (It's at $165,000 with 19 hours to go)

    https://bringatrailer.com/listing/1972-ford-bronco-66/ Big money on this one! $165,000 at this point. It's got a 5.0-liter Coyote V8 paired with a ten-speed 10R80 automatic transmission.
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    1970 Ford Torino Cobra SportsRoof 429 4-Speed on BAT

    I really like this one! Sits at $52K with 6 hours to go. 33K miles indicated. https://bringatrailer.com/listing/1970-ford-torino-cobra-429-3/
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    535 mile 2007 Saleen Mustang on BAT

    Only 535 miles on this one. Nice looking S281. I thought it would be higher than the current $35K bid, but there's 8 hours remaining. Any guesses on where it will end at? https://bringatrailer.com/listing/2007-ford-saleen-s281-2/
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    Any Lord of the Rings fans in for the upcoming new Amazon Prime Series "Rings of Power"?

    The new Amazon Prime exclusive series, "Lord of the Rings - Rings of Power" starts on September 2 on Prime Video. Anyone in for it? I'm a big Lord of the Rings fan, so I'm looking forward to this one. It's a prequel of sorts.
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    Trying to help someone sign up but he is having a screen freeze issue when enter vehicle info.

    Josh, a past owner of my 2003 Cobra (just sold it to a guy in TN) has been trying to sign up for membership but keeps running into an error. When he gets to the screen where he has to enter his vehicle info, the screen below appears and his computer screen freezes. So he cannot complete his...
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    Does SVTP have a malware issue?

    So, I was reading a thread this morning and suddenly, BAM, up came this McAfee (malware?) screen. I could exit the screen easy enough, but you should check this out to see if is, indeed, a malware infection. Here's a screen shot.
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    The catalytic converter thieves have become BOLDER!

    So over the past year, thugs/thieves from surrounding local cities have been stealing catalytic converters at night here in town, usually between midnight and 3AM. They're hard to catch in the act because they can cut the converters off in 5-10 minutes. And, it's been at times when the...
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    What it was like to buy a new car in 1970.

    I found this really need article and thought I'd share it since there have been some other neat articles touching on ordering cars back in the '60s and early '70s. Brings back a lot of memories. There are a few points made in the article that I don't really agree with, but overall it's good...
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    Holy crap! Millionaire influencer drives 259 mph on Autobahn; gets scolded by German government.

    I read this on Fox News this morning. The guy has steel balls, and probably feels wearing a helmet in a crash at those speeds wouldn't help much. LOL. German government scolds millionaire influencer who drove 259mph on the Autobahn. Passer thanked God for his safety in the Bugatti Chiron By...
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    Iconic singer Meat Loaf has passed at age 74.

    Marvin Lee Aday, better known as Meat Loaf, has died at the age of 74, surrounded by his family. His biggest musical success after "Bat Out of Hell" was "Bat Out of Hell II: Back into Hell," a 1993 reunion with Jim Steinman that sold more than 15 million copies and featured the Grammy-winning...
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    Anyone planning on watching 'Moonfall' that's coming February 3rd?

    This looks like it might be a good, tense action movie. It's on my list.
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    Can you tell me why I'm getting this graphic when I post?

    So when I go to a thread and post a reply, I always hit the back arrow in Chrome to go back to the previous page, which is usually New Posts. Most of the time when I do that I no longer see the previous page. I see a black screen with this graphic in the middle. I have to do a screen refresh...
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    Kissimmee 2022 Mecum Auctions

    So, who watched/are watching the Kissimmee 2022 Mecum Auctions? Some of THE most exquisite restorations, orginals, customs, etc. that I have ever personally seen. Something for everyone. January 14 brought a ton of really stunning vehicles. Huge money for some really awesome cars. I watched...
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    Hennessey Mammoth 1000 RAM Truck.

    I'm not a fan of Hennessey Performance, but this is one hell of a truck. Interesting to view the specs of this beast. Power-wise, a TRX owner can easily duplicate the performance at a much lower cost. Only 200 being made. Will they sell that many? Performance! (y) Design/Looks! (y)...

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