I am sorry you are a fuc*ing idiot. Alum. will corode quite easy, unless
it has a very good protective coating on it. salt will destroy it almost
as fast as other metals. I have seen much alum. corroded. Try looking at
alum trucks and trailers. They last longer than straight steel but not a
I just posted a corrosion chart above. The rate of corrosion for heavy
exposure to salt is 1/80th the rate that the steel in your current car
corrodes. And under moderalt salt exposure 1/10th of the rate at which the
steel in your car corrodes.
Bend over Kevin. GM's cock want's to butt fuck you again..........
They last about 10 times longer for the same thickness of material.
You like being Milked by GM don't you Kevin?
the problem with v-for-vendicar, it that he has good points, however,
his mannerism and conduct on this list leaved a lot to be desired. A
shame really. I have never been a conservative, but if this is
representative of the liberal mentality, then colour me kkkonservative.
The big problem is salt on the roads.
Every hear of Al boat hulls in salt water. BIG corrosion problems.
Anyway current car designs have no frame corrosion problems for normal
use for a normal life span.
It's not a problem at all.
Average annual metal corrosion rates after long-term exposure for various
climates and pollution levels
Salt Exposure none moderate high
Alunimun .0003 .009 .0194
Weatheing Steel .023 .09 .810
Carbon Steel .04 .26 2.19
304 Stainless .000025 .000127 .0004
316 Stainless .000025 .000025 .000028
So unless you own a Delorian, corrosion rates due to weathering are 1/10th
to 1/100th what your current car experiences.
The normal life span is shit. Planned to match your ability to afford to
purchase a new one just as a the cattle milking cycle is designed to match a
cows capacity to produce.
The AmeriKKKan public just love to be milked like the cattle they are.
If they were that small I'd have to stop driving as they don't meet my
basic driving needs.
I'm not including the Beetle, I've owned 3 but they are no longer
Although it would be a squeeze, the Toyota Yaris sedan could meet our
The Smart Car is very dumb, my wife and I couldn't even go grocery
shopping in it. We need space for groceries and of course golf clubs.
That's one of my biggest gripes.
Here the automakers strive for "mileage" but all they can do is shrink the
cars and try to fit us like sardines in tin cans.
I'm sorry - I don't drive cars that are shorter than I am tall. (No, I'm
not 106", that's just a figure of speech.)
Of course, it would be interesting to see one these micro cars with the
motorcycle engine do zero to 60 in three seconds....
V-for-Vendicar turned on the Etch-A-Sketch and wrote:
Nothing to do with that - I just cannot trust a car that has almost zero
buffer room between me and the mack truck that is going to eventually hit
I much prefer 6,000lbs of steel holding back whatever idiot is driving drunk
and without insurance.
Ouch! I'm stung by the incredible witty comeback. I'm hurt. I cannot go
I'd rather have a properly designed car of any weight with airbags and
crumple zones than a 6000 pound cage of steel. Weight is not the deciding
FWIW, I was broadsided by a Mack truck in a compact car and walked away
needing only a Band-Aid for a cut.
Edwin Pawlowski turned on the Etch-A-Sketch and wrote:
Oh, I agree. Which is why I drive an Avalanche.
No, but it certainly helps out in tipping the scales in my favor. Kind of
reminds me when I got rear-ended by an Accord once in an older pickup.
The Accord had a horrendous scratch all up the hood and the poor person's
airbags went off.
My fender got a mild scratch.
You're very lucky. I had a friend's dad die as the result of a guy driving a
Peterbuilt making a wrong lane change on the 101.
I've seen it go the other way.
Last month my neighbors Chev pickup 4x4 was parked in front of my house
on a snowy evening.
A Camry slipped into him on the curve at a low speed. The Camry hit the
rear bumper left corner, went under it and hit the Chevs left rear tire.
This drove the Chev right front wheel up on the curb.
The Camry was slightly damaged on the right fender top, but it drove
The Chev had to be towed away. Broken rear axle and serious damage to
the rear end that took 3 weeks to repair.
Lets be honest here. Cars are designed so that there isn't a hope in hell
of fixing them. Once they are damaged they might be able to be pulled back
into rough shape, but there isn't a chance in hell of the thing ever working
properly after that.
Just another way the AmeriKKKan people are suckers.
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