Here’s Why Using Paint Stripper on a Plasti Dipped Car Is a Really Bad Idea

Plasti Dip is great if you want an easy, non-permanent color change for your ride. You mask everything up, spray it on, and when you’re tired of your 30-year-old German car being pink, you peel it off. But its removal can be an arduous process, sometimes taking days. If you wanna speed up that process, find a friend. Do not, I repeat, do not use paint stripper and a tarp.



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Why? The answer you seek is splashed across this unfortunate Audi A5, whose absolutely roasted bodywork was shared on Facebook by DreamWraps, an automotive customization shop out of Newport, Kentucky. This car has seen better days, to say the least. In fact, It looks like it was set on fire.

According to DreamWraps, the car was covered in paint stripper and set under a tarp for “a few days.” After that time had elapsed, the

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Car review: 2020 Lexus GS350 – News – telegram.com

The 2020 Lexus GS350 is $58,335 as tested. The All-Weather Package added $290; 19-inch wheels, $660; power trunk, $400; park assist, $500; heated steering wheel and open-pore trim, $800.

I’ve never been convinced that the latest thing is always the best. I take the long-term approach to life and tends not to be an early adopter. Best to stick with simple and familiar.

Well, the GS may not be so simple, but it’s certainly familiar. The latest generation of GS was introduced for the 2016 model year, and its age is really starting to show. And while the 2020 is the end of the GS line, don’t write it off your list just yet.

The 3.5-liter V-6 engine creates 311 horsepower, plenty of oomph for a standard sedan. The translates into nice acceleration, with a 0 to 60 of 5.8 seconds, according to Car and Driver.

The all-wheel-drive test model

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Global Automotive Filters Market (2019 to 2027) – Analysis and Forecasts – ResearchAndMarkets.com

Global Automotive Filters Market (2019 to 2027) – Analysis and Forecasts – ResearchAndMarkets.com

The “Automotive Filters Market to 2027 – Global Analysis and Forecasts by Type; Vehicle Type” report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com’s offering.

The automotive filters market was valued at US$ 3570.0 million in 2018 and is expected to grow at a CAGR of 5.0% from 2019 to 2027 to reach US$ 5383.8 million by 2027.

Automotive filters are majorly used to remove air pollutants and dust particles to improve the vehicle performance by reducing fuel consumption and resulting in high power output. These filters support in increasing the air flow and lessen the engine damage, which, in turn, increases the efficiency of the vehicle. Also, high gasoline prices are anticipated to shift manufacturers’ emphasis on reduced fuel consumption. All modern vehicles, such as passenger cars, light commercial vehicles, and heavy commercial vehicles, are equipped with different filters

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Jericho Turnpike Crash Sends Car Through Traffic Sign



a sign on the side of a road: A two-car crash sent one vehicle off Jericho Turnpike in Woodbury and smashing through a sign for state Route 135.


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A two-car crash sent one vehicle off Jericho Turnpike in Woodbury and smashing through a sign for state Route 135.

WOODBURY, NY — A crash snarled traffic Thursday on Jericho Turnpike in Woodbury. The Syosset Volunteer Fire Department was called around noon Thursday for a crash on the westbound lanes of the turnpike.

Firefighters found a two-car crash and one of the vehicles left the roadway, smashing through a sign for state Route 135, also known as the Seaford-Oyster Bay Expressway. The vehicle came to a rest on a guardrail.

No one was hurt. A gas tank ruptured, spilling over 10 gallons of gas onto the roadway.

A hazardous materials team with the Nassau County Fire Marshal’s office was called to stop the leak, as was the Hicksville Volunteer Fire Department. A sand truck was also called to the wreck to

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Victory Bicycle Studio Celebrates 10 Years of Cycling Enlightenment

MEMPHIS, Tenn. – Sep 8, 2020 This week Victory Bicycle Studio celebrates 10 years of business and of promoting cycling culture in the Bluff City and beyond. Born in Cooper Young in 2010, Victory has proven its endurance through a devastating fire, a bold move to Broad Ave. as the first specialty retailer on the strip and, ultimately, a massive expansion project.

 To Clark Butcher, owner, CEO and self-proclaimed endurance sports addict, Victory is not so much a store as a way of life and a catalyst for bringing the community together. Welcoming cyclists at all levels, from beach cruisers to elite athletes, Victory offers training groups, individual coaching, personal fittings, spin classes – oh, and they sell bikes, too. As Butcher says, “We’re more than just a bike shop. I don’t believe there’s anyone else in the country that’s doing anything like what we’re doing here.”

 Focusing on the

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Man cited for DWI after wrecking vehicle in a single-car crash | Crime

A Greenville man was cited for driving while impaired after wrecking his vehicle in a single-car crash on Sept. 1, according to court and law enforcement reports.

The incident took place on Old River Road at 11:38 p.m., according to the State Highway Patrol.

Nicholas Anthony Palazzo, 24, of 630 Cotanche Street Apt. 463, Greenville, ran off the road right, struck a ditch, a brick post and a telephone pole. The vehicle came to rest off the road near the area of impact. His vehicle sustained $8,000 in damages and was not drivable.

He was unsteady on his feet and was staggering and swaying, had a strong odor of alcohol on his breath, slurred speech and heavy, red, glassy eyes and a dazed look. His blood test results were not available.

Four other people also were charged with driving while impaired, according to records available between Aug. 31-Sept. 7.

In

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Mobility 2020 to discuss the future of urban air transportation

Alphabet’s Wing is among the companies leading the way for building a sustainable and scalable way for drones and other aircraft to share the skies and build a capable and safe aerial transportation network. Wing’s head of Policy, Regulatory and Community Affairs, Margaret Nagle, will join us at TC Sessions: Mobility this year to talk about the work the company is doing to unlock the potential of this path forward for city skies, and what the landscape looks like from the perspective of someone who works at the linkage point between public and private sectors.

Wing’s primary business is building and deploying a local drone delivery service that works through an app on your phone to allow you to quickly and easily order items from its partner businesses. To make the deliveries possible, Wing uses a custom multi-rotor/fixed-wing hybrid aircraft that uses an all-electric power source to operate emission-free. The

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New surveillance images show getaway car in Richardson gun store robbery

Surveillance images released Friday show the getaway car used by the robbers who stole 53 guns from a Richardson gun store.

The brazen crime happened Thursday about 3 p.m. at Mike’s Gun Room on East Belt Line Road. The owner ended up shooting one of the robbers.

Mike Brown told FOX4 the robbers pretended to be customers, then pulled guns and ordered him on the floor while they loaded up duffel bags.

Brown says he faked a heart condition and bought enough time to grab his own gun and shoot one of the robbers in the shoulder. That person was taken into custody.

RELATED: Richardson gun store owner fakes heart attack, grabs gun to shoot armed robber

The other three robbers got away. Brown says all of them wore hoodies and face coverings.

The getaway car is a silver Chevy Malibu with paper tags and a

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Patrol Releases Carbon Fiber Kids’ Bike Range – Across the Pond Beaver

Kids have it pretty good these days with their Facebooks, Fortnites and fidget spinners, but sometimes they aren’t so lucky with their mountain bikes. If you buy the wrong one you can end up with a heavy frames, adult sized controls, poorly damped suspension and a temper tantrum every ride. One brand hoping to help kids swap screens for singletrack is Patrol with its new range of carbon fiber kids’ bikes.

The Indonesian brand today announced two full-carbon hardtails aimed at kids with a load of features you’d generally expect to see on adults’ bikes. The two hardtails are separated by wheelsize with a 20″ version and a 24″ version; both bikes have full internal cable routing, disc brakes and 2.6″ wide tires from Vee. The bigger wheelsize does get an increase in travel though, jumping from 100mm to 120mm. The bikes are apparently intended for “all day fun” so

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Best 3D-printed road bike saddles: Fizik vs Specialized

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Best 3D-Printed Road Bike Saddle

Where the Specialized features CLIP technology (Continuous Liquid Interface Production) the Fizik saddles use Digital Light Synthesis (DLS) – both methods are essentially the same (Image credit: Aaron Borrill)
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Best 3D-Printed Road Bike Saddle

Unlike the other two saddles that feature a more traditional black colour, the Fizik Antares Versus Evo 00 Adaptive uses a colourless, off-white 3D-printed lattice (Image credit: Aaron Borrill)
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Best 3D-Printed Road Bike Saddle

A close up of the various 3D-printed textures (Image credit: Aaron Borrill)

The 3D-printing concept is a hugely popular phenomenon in the cycling world at present with everything from helmets and gloves through to components and even bikes utilising this new technology – all in the quest for the perfect fit. We’ve already covered both the 3D-printed Fizik Antares Versus Evo 00 Adaptive and Specialized S-Works Power with Mirror saddles in detail and came away thoroughly impressed by what both

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