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Old 01-31-2002, 00:31   #1 (permalink)
 
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Today tonight segment on car of future

Anyone catch tonights show. Had a Fairmont with TAC on the side. Some sort of GPS system that has been developed with help from Ford. Missed the first part!
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sorry mate,what time??(and which channel,if possible:bs2:)
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was on around 7:15 on southern cross here which would be either 7 or 10 on the mainland : 7 at a guess
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Yeah, mate. Just saw it. Pretty amazing stuff, but the alrms would annoy ya way too quickly, and ya would end up ripping it out
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Hey benno Welcome to the site. Looked pretty trick but the noise would drive me up the wall as well. Did I hear it right that it was able to tell the speed limits along the way?
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Thanx, mate, and yes, it automatically tells ya what thespeed limit is
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Hey benno Welcome to the site. Looked pretty trick but the noise would drive me up the wall as well. Did I hear it right that it was able to tell the speed limits along the way?
If its anything like mine Ian, it will have a volume control!:s5 :s5 :s5 :crazy1: :crazy1: :s5 :s5 :s5
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was on around 7:15 on southern cross here which would be either 7 or 10 on the mainland : 7 at a guess
Damn it I missed it...it would have been 7

ive never heard of southern cross before.....lol
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Damn it I missed it...it would have been 7

ive never heard of southern cross before.....lol
Wish I had never heard of Southern Cross.

Laminge From what I saw of the system it looked to have a computer system and alarm separate to the GPS. Made the worse sort of sound every time you got too close to the car in front or if you went over the speed limit.
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Made the worse sort of sound every time you got too close to the car in front or if you went over the speed limit.
If this is the way the car of the future is going it looks like I'll be hanging onto mine for a loong time to come..
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