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Old 08-24-2013, 02:42 AM
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Re: 2014 diesel production

Anybody like baseball? I do.. Whether I'm at work or not, I don't miss a Tigers game. And I'm kinda old school.. I actually prefer listening to it on the radio over watching it.

Anyway tonight ought to be a real treat. Tigers v. Mets game 2. Max Scherzer vs. Matt Harvey. Should be a very low scoring game, considering how well these 2 are pitching.. Not too many balls off the plate, these guys pour in the strikes.

And I've never been to Citi Field, but I hear its pretty nice. I actually knew somebody who had All-Star game tix but backed out on me at the last minute to take some chick he was dating. (#weak) I imagine it should be pretty hard to get a seat in that place tonight too.

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Old 08-24-2013, 03:44 AM
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A week in painting. A coat every 2 hours. By now my Jeep should have 84 coats.
When the emergency backup paint robots have to be put online, it can slow down the process considerably.

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Anybody like baseball? I do.. Whether I'm at work or not, I don't miss a Tigers game. And I'm kinda old school.. I actually prefer listening to it on the radio over watching it.

Anyway tonight ought to be a real treat. Tigers v. Mets game 2. Max Scherzer vs. Matt Harvey. Should be a very low scoring game, considering how well these 2 are pitching.. Not too many balls off the plate, these guys pour in the strikes.

And I've never been to Citi Field, but I hear its pretty nice. I actually knew somebody who had All-Star game tix but backed out on me at the last minute to take some chick he was dating. (#weak) I imagine it should be pretty hard to get a seat in that place tonight too.

I'm getting either radio or seat from this..
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Old 08-24-2013, 05:31 AM
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I'm getting either radio or seat from this..
Not radio....yet, anyway.

Edit: some infighting on the radios but it has not caused a shortage yet.
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So seat it is....world shortage of foam?
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When the emergency backup paint robots have to be put online, it can slow down the process considerably.

Now that's funny right there, I don't care who you are, that's funny.
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Old 08-24-2013, 08:23 AM
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LMAO. I think I may need to copy this for my avitar
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Old 08-24-2013, 09:40 AM
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Re: 2014 diesel production

After doing a little digging, I read that Michelin is recalling 100,000 SUV tires due to holes in the side of the tires in the manufacturing process. I am guessing this is the hold up.
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I also heard rumor there is a world wide shortage of blinker fluid. But seriously, wondering what is causing the delay. Tires? Transmissions? Uconnect problems? Maybe a JGC that got stuck in the paint room (wait a minute, that would be mine - for over a week) Hopefully we find out soon!!!
Michelin had a recall on 18 and 20 inch Latitudes on July 20. This probably created a shortage. Wheels and tires are pre-assembled and shipped to most auto assembly plants. I suspect they finally exhausted inventory in the supply chain. This may very well be the issue.

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Michelin had a recall on 18 and 20 inch Latitudes on July 20. This probably created a shortage. Wheels and tires are pre-assembled and shipped to most auto assembly plants. I suspect they finally exhausted inventory in the supply chain. This may very well be the issue.

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Holy S$&t, I thought I was just joking... Wonder if some of you OA buyers just might get real off road tires after all!!!
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Actually our wheels and tires are mounted and balanced in the plant. None come pre-assembled. But that's irrelevant, bc there is no shortage related to tires.. Or transmissions.
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Actually our wheels and tires are mounted and balanced in the plant. None come pre-assembled. But that's irrelevant, bc there is no shortage related to tires.. Or transmissions.
Radios and seats, then?
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