Linked by Thom Holwerda on Fri 22nd Jan 2010 17:06 UTC
OSNews, Generic OSes Taking a break from reporting on the latest netbook or phone rumours, Engadget posted an article yesterday about several elements in desktop operating systems writer Paul Miller finds outdated. While there's some interesting stuff in there, there's also a lot to discuss.
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leos
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2005-09-21

I should add that driving a truck with a manual in the kind of traffic you get in LA, Boston, NYC and Phoenix is a bear. The bright side is tho', that your left leg becomes very muscular and shapely. LOL!


The trick is to start in 2nd, then go to 4th. Any reasonably powerful diesel should be just fine with that. Shifting through all the short gears on a truck is a pain I agree.

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tylerdurden Member since:
2009-03-17

Diesels tend to have higher torque profiles than petrol engines, putting all that torque into the second gear for a stationary axel is a wonderful way of severely reducing the lifespan of your tranny.

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