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Old 02-14-2011, 12:42 PM
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Default List of things on vehicles that contribute to the "dumbing down of america"

Like the title says, put in your thoughts of things on vehicles that contribute to the dumbing down of america. Or things that have made people lazy.

#1. Cars that automatically park themselves.
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Old 02-14-2011, 12:48 PM
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#2. GPS is a great thing to have...but you should really know how to read a map.
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Old 02-14-2011, 12:51 PM
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3-) Rear View cameras on vehicles that have no blind spots or reasons to have them. Your just to lazy to turn around.

4-)Automatic Headlights. You cant flip a switch?

5-) Rain sensing Wipers. GTFO

6-) Push button start. Can't put the key in anymore?

7-) Tire pressure systems. I guess those little checkers that look like pens are tooo difficult to use.
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Old 02-14-2011, 12:55 PM
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Automatic transmissions. It gets harder and harder to find a manual car nowadays, and some models of cars aren't even offered with a stick!
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Old 02-14-2011, 01:00 PM
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How about DVD players in everything from cars, to vans and even TRUCKS! what the heck happened to a good Cd or even Ipod attachment

Air conditionned and heated seats or even leather seats in trucks

Carpet bedding (thank you lincoln)

Power Sliding doors, lol they are always broken

How about cross overs with 4x4 that never see dirt, nor should they do anything other then gravel roads (Nissan Rogue, Hyundai Tucson, etc)

the smart car fortwo, need I say more
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Old 02-14-2011, 01:03 PM
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traction control
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Old 02-14-2011, 01:04 PM
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traction control
I like my traction in my 2wd drive, but it's true this post is about cars that are dumbing "America". so its logical here in Canada then
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Old 02-14-2011, 01:47 PM
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Cab space the size of Texas. Bigger is not better, especially when it wastes resources.
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Old 02-14-2011, 01:59 PM
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Agree with pretty much everything on here.
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Old 02-14-2011, 02:03 PM
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Huge rims with low profile tires. Nothing ruins the ride more. Also people don't understand that it actually lowers the resale value of the vehicle - no matter how much they spent.
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Old 02-14-2011, 02:07 PM
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Agree with pretty much everything on here.
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Old 02-14-2011, 02:16 PM
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dumb drivers they need to be removed lol..
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Old 02-14-2011, 02:27 PM
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Cars that let you check your gas and oil from your phone.....
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Old 02-14-2011, 02:41 PM
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electric starters, what, cant simply hand crank yer car? lol
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Old 02-14-2011, 02:44 PM
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Default Re: List of things on vehicles that contribute to the "dumbing down of america"

-Back up sensors that tell you when your too close to something, thats what mirrors are for!
-Radio controls on the wheel, because leaning forward is soo hard
-Push button four wheel drive, what happened to the manual levers so you KNEW when four wheel drive was engauged not hoping it engauged. Guess car companys didnt want their executives to hurt themselves with their lotioned up and manicured hands by pulling too hard.
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