I want to kick this cold weather in the fayse! (engine problems)

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Re: I want to kick this cold weather in the fayse! (engine problems)

Postby 87e30 » Wed Mar 01, 2017 11:09 pm

I can't drive an unmodified car. I even modify my RENTAL cars! Nothing major, of course, but always something. I usually unmod it before returning, but not always.

Your car is an extension of who you are. Making mods illegal is like saying it's illegal to have a different opinion. I'm sure somebody will TRY to pass laws on that, but people would be absolutely nuts to let any such law pass. I will modify every vehicle I own until the day I die regardless of what anyone says about it.
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Re: I want to kick this cold weather in the fayse! (engine problems)

Postby M20_fever » Thu Mar 02, 2017 5:02 pm

This is an excerpt from the article I saw on the legislation push:
Automobiles are inherently mobile, and increasingly they contain equipment that would commonly be considered computing devices... Many of the ECUs embodied in today’s motor vehicles are carefully calibrated to satisfy federal or state regulatory requirements with respect to emissions control, fuel economy, or vehicle safety. Allowing vehicle owners to add and remove programs at whim is highly likely to take vehicles out of compliance with these requirements, rendering the operation or re-sale of the vehicle legally problematic. The decision to employ access controls to hinder unauthorized “tinkering” with these vital computer programs is necessary in order to protect the safety and security of drivers and passengers and to reduce the level of non-compliance with regulatory standards. We urge the Copyright Office to give full consideration to the impacts on critical national energy and environmental goals, as well as motor vehicle safety, in its decision on this proposed exemption. Since the record on this proposal contains no evidence regarding its applicability to or impact on motor vehicles, cars and trucks should be specifically excluded from any exemption that is recommended in this area.


Here is the whole article, pretty interesting read: http://jalopnik.com/carmakers-want-to-make-working-on-your-car-illegal-beca-1699132210
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Re: I want to kick this cold weather in the fayse! (engine problems)

Postby superj » Sun Mar 05, 2017 4:00 am

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Sup?

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Re: I want to kick this cold weather in the fayse! (engine problems)

Postby M20_fever » Mon Mar 06, 2017 2:30 pm

haha, Sup OG. Not sure how many folks around here are in the know on the Sup thread, lol.
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Re: I want to kick this cold weather in the fayse! (engine problems)

Postby superj » Sat Mar 11, 2017 3:51 am

Ha ha ha
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