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  • Oct 21st, 2013 @ 7:09am

    Re: Re:

    ...and some just want to make their cars faster on the strip.

    Since I don't race anymore, now I am interested in MPG. I have a 2010 Ford Taurus and it gives me from 20-32 MPG depending on where I am driving. If I am on the highway, I can get 32 MPG with 91oct gas. I used to get 36 MPG but 93oct gas is not being produced for Puerto Rico anymore. On the other hand, now I am working 32 miles from my home driving through hills and curves, and my car guzzles gas like a Hummer. =/

    Maybe it's time for me to get another compact car and a scan device to use less gas. My darn Civic used to give me like 38 MPG but with a turbo those numbers are gone...

  • Oct 21st, 2013 @ 6:15am


    Oh please! Why even bother to even write that comment. If you live in this world, you know there is no way to be out of the grid. Except be LITERALLY out of the grid: live in a very far place, have no TV, no PC and no net, have a mechanical car (not computerized), plant your own crops... Get real coward!

  • Oct 19th, 2013 @ 8:19pm


    In OBD1 is very easy. I used to do this with a palm pilot or a laptop with a serial cable to tune my 3000GT VR4 Twin Turbo and my Honda Civic Turbo. WiFi/Bluetooth should be EXCELLENT, even though the cable doesn't bother me.

  • Sep 5th, 2013 @ 5:03am


    License plates are registered to people. Car owner = responsible, unless reported as stolen.

  • Oct 2nd, 2012 @ 10:34am

    The students pay for their greed... Always!

    I went to the university from 1989 to 1994. I bet some of the books I bought can be used today, with some exceptions, like auditing or accounting because some acts or laws exist now, like SOX, or advanced biology or chemistry courses.

    But take math/algebra, pre-calculus, calculus, history of PR/USA, classical music, maybe thermodynamics, and so many more, I bet they haven't changed a bit. X^2+2XY+Y^2 while X=3 and Y=2 or the time it takes certain metal component to heat is still the same...

    A round of applause for Guyana!

  • May 17th, 2012 @ 7:27am

    (untitled comment)

    That must have been fun! Imagine the craziness in Apple's offices.

  • May 17th, 2012 @ 6:30am

    Re: THAT FEEL....

    I agree so much with you. Who cares if those faces in old games looks blocky??? I do not need them to look like in real life but I want them to be FUN!

  • May 17th, 2012 @ 6:26am

    Re: Re: Two years? That's nothing.

    I am a BIG FAN of the Thief series. I have all of them installed in Win7 and I play them when I feel like sneaking around in the shadows... hehehe.

    Many many fan made levels, mods and a lot of additional fun.

  • Jan 27th, 2012 @ 4:47am

    This is sooooo bad...

    ...and I am a fanboy of Ubisoft because most games they publish are excellent (Splinter Cell series, Prince of Persia series, Assassins Creed series).

    Darn, I keep ALL of my games. I still have F22 lightning3 from 1996, F22 F16 MIG29 from 1997/98 and Thief Gold from 1998 in mint condition, among many others. So, if I buy this Anno 2070 and keep it like I do, when I upgrade next year my video card or CPU/MoBo, there goes another activation, then when I fresh install my OS mid year to keep it running smooth, there goes another one... That's stupid.

    That means that I might buy all their games but install/play the pirated ones? Hmm! I don't know. I can keep clear of this game, like I did with BF3 and its Orion problems.

    Still with all the negative talk about Steam, it is good for me. And since I never go to my friends houses to play because 95% of the PC's in Puerto Rico can't handle my games and there are almost no hardcore PC gamers, I guess I will have no problem with Steam banning my account. (seriously, Steam have noticed when I use a different browser to access my account and they send me emails to change my password just in case... great service uh?)

  • Jan 25th, 2012 @ 5:49am

    Re: (as 50kBTU)

    Me neither. That always works.