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 Post subject: analogue super cars
PostPosted: Tue Aug 13, 2013 8:15 pm 
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http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QCpCbZaD8xc

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 Post subject: Re: analogue super cars
PostPosted: Wed Aug 14, 2013 3:00 pm 
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All my cars have been analogue, not an engine management system, ABS or electric window in any of them.



Not exactly super though. :D


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 Post subject: Re: analogue super cars
PostPosted: Wed Aug 14, 2013 3:13 pm 
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That would be tough to prove!

Even the humble Nova had electronic carbs, mk3 Escorts had ABS. Engine management came in in the late 1970's, ABS, mainstream from around 1979.

Mind you, anything 'British' was definitely analog.

And most often beige.


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 Post subject: Re: analogue super cars
PostPosted: Wed Aug 14, 2013 4:01 pm 
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That would be tough to prove!


Not really, I've only had four cars:

Triumph Herald

Mini Clubman

Mk1 Volkswagen Golf

Skoda Felicia

All had carburettors except the Skoda, which was fuel injection, so I guess that would have had some sort of engine management doohickey, no ABS, power steering or electric windows though. :D


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 Post subject: Re: analogue super cars
PostPosted: Wed Aug 14, 2013 6:31 pm 
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Brilliant. Cheers for that


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 Post subject: Re: analogue super cars
PostPosted: Wed Aug 14, 2013 8:26 pm 
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damn, who broke into my garage???


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 Post subject: Re: analogue super cars
PostPosted: Thu Aug 15, 2013 8:14 pm 
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xerxes wrote:
All my cars have been analogue, not an engine management system, ABS or electric window in any of them.


In this instance, "analogue" will be somewhat poetic license - I suppose things like throttles, gears and brakes may all be directly controlled with no funky electronics or control in the mix.

But they'll all have engine management systems, if nothing else.

And didn't the McLaren F1 have some sort of in-built modem and diagnostics that you could connect it up to a phone line and it would dial the factory?


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 Post subject: Re: analogue super cars
PostPosted: Thu Aug 15, 2013 8:22 pm 
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02gf74 wrote:
damn, who broke into my garage???


i did and i pissed in the Ferrari's petrol tanks :lol:


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 Post subject: Re: analogue super cars
PostPosted: Thu Aug 15, 2013 8:24 pm 
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Neil wrote:
And didn't the McLaren F1 have some sort of in-built modem and diagnostics that you could connect it up to a phone line and it would dial the factory?


Yep.


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 Post subject: Re: analogue super cars
PostPosted: Thu Aug 15, 2013 10:59 pm 
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Damm that F40 is still as hot as the day it came out , jeez.. what I'd give for one of them sat in my driveway :) thanks for the link , I enjoyed that :)


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