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Getting coal rolled in Eureka CA

Discussion in 'Model 3: Driving Dynamics' started by Blucenturion, Sep 27, 2019.

  1. Blucenturion

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    Okay, normally I stay out of the right lane on 4th St, but I had just merged from the right side. Y'all get this much where you are?
     
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    #3 Blucenturion, Sep 27, 2019
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    That still shot of the plate in the middle is pretty clear, but I doubt those trucks are illegal. If they are, we have a crime wave on our hands.
     
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    Micropenis mobile. What a douchebag.
     
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    Visible smoke is illegal in WA. Take the footage to to police and file a complaint. In some areas, that might even be classified as harassment.
     
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    Yeah, but this is California, not Washington. Yahoos rule in northern California.
     
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    Well, since it was CA, then follow DOCAL’s link. Reporting yahoos that break the law might just help reduce their numbers.
     
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    What I told him, if it was illegal there wouldn't be so many of them doing it all the time. There ARE cops in cars in Eureka.
     
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    But if I'm proven wrong, I'll stand up at the sergeant's desk with my YT video in my hand.
     
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    Let it be. Not being able to afford a Raptor does things to people ...

    Also, as far as coal rolling goes, that was pretty weak. I’ve seen 520Ds do better than that!
     
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    That was kinda weak. It’s not very clear if he was doing it since you were there, he could just have wanted to accelerate as quickly as his slow vehicle was capable of. Maybe he thinks it’s exciting or something.

    I had this happen a few times in ICE vehicles that didn’t look particularly eco, once in the Leaf, never in the Tesla yet.
     
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    look at it again just before he takes off; you don't need that much power to get going. he gunned it in neutral and that was the worst one. If my window had been down I'd be writing from the great beyond.
     
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    The 3/4 and 1 ton diesels probably cost more than a Raptor. But I'm not 100% convinced that this was a "roll coal" thing, either. I have a Dodge with a Cummings. First year they put the smog stuff like EGR and DPF on it. I have since taken that stuff off, because the early stuff basically just will not run with it it is so bad. But before I did, the truck would constantly get plugged up and get to the point where it would smoke like mad. Usually when I was towing the race car, though, so more loaded than this guy. But again, when you see guys deliberately doing this, the smoke is usually heavier.
     
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    You have a dodge with a Cummings?
     
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    There’s no question that a vehicle which emits pollution at that level is illegal to operate. It’s precisely why those earlier links exist. To report those vehicles.
     
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    "The owner will be sent a courtesy letter" From the submitted complaint form (CA)
     
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    You need a bumper sticker that reads, "my other vehicle rolls coal"
     
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    lol i would have floored it and cut him off before the cloud even got big
     
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