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  1. Survival/Disaster Planning and more
    I bought a car over the summer and since then I've taken it as an opportunity to outfit it with some emergency items, slowly adding one or 2 items at a time. I'm not necessarily trying to prepare for a worst case scenario. I'm just looking to be prepared for the most common on the road...
  2. Veterans and Military
    According to this Georgia newspaper, there is a convoy of military vehicles traveling cross country: "A convoy of 49 historic military vehicles and 110 people from the Military Vehicle Preservation Association stopped for lunch as part of a 29-day, 3,300-mile trip from Washington, D.C. to San...
  3. Lifestyles / Hobbies
    Through Instapundit: "Google has received tons of gushy press for its bubble-shaped self-driving car, though it's still years from the showroom floor. But for years John Deere has been selling tractors that practically drive themselves for use on farms in America's heartland, where there are...
  4. Veterans and Military
    http://controversial...chnology-video/ In a case of life imitating art, the U.S. Navy officially announced the release of technology put into video games years ago - and it may just revolutionize the war against terror. Called Low-Cost UAV Swarming Technology program (LOCUST), the device...
  5. Pump [Shotguns]
    What are some thoughts on the idea of a shotgun mounted in the trunk and locked with one of those quick access locks (like a PD cruiser would have)? It could be mounted out of sight under the rear deck. Seems like a good discussion topic.
  6. Car / Truck talk
    Brand ImageDo you Agree we should wrap a vehicle?Yes822.22%No2877.78%If you were flying out to visit us would you rather be picked up in a nice car or a beat up old PorschePick me up in something nice!3288.89%Beat up old Porsche is fine... seriously tho this thing is beat up12.78%A plain old...
  7. Chit-Chat
    Hey gang. Wondering if there is any resource around that gives the clearance heights for overpasses on our local downstate parkways. I drive a Ford E250 van, registered legit as a passenger vehicle, but I know there are some tight spots (namely when merging on with overpasses immediately after)...
  8. Chit-Chat
    Would you have stopped.. http://newyork.cbslocal.com/2015/01/13/178k-falls-out-of-armored-vehicle-on-long-island-expressway-drivers-brake-to-chase-cash/
  9. Car / Truck talk
    I have a 2000 Toyota tundra. Battery was dead recently. Replaced it and started the truck. The battery light came on and meter jumped up to 18. Looked under hood and battery was bubbling. I disconected. Terminals were correct. (Not stupid). I think it's overcharging. Not sure if its the...
  10. Long Island Crimes
    http://trihamletnews...en-at-gunpoint/ Suffolk County Police confirm that a woman's 2004 Mazda MPV was stolen out of her driveway on Dahlia Drive. She left it running in the driveway, someone got in and started to drive away and then when she chased it, another man approached her with a gun so...
  11. Out of State Crimes
    MO:People Block Street, Jump on Vehicle, Man pulls Gun Protesters blocked the street in the central west end of St. Louis. They surrounded a minivan containing a single white male, and jumped on the hood. The driver of mini-van took evasive action, spilling the hood jumper into the street...
  12. Chit-Chat
    I don't know what the fascination is, but I like this.
  13. Chit-Chat
    Police Armored Vehicle Is Unwelcome in California College Town http://www.nytimes.c...llege-town.html DAVIS, Calif. - The police department of this modest college town is among the latest California beneficiaries of surplus military equipment: a $700,000 armored car that is the "perfect...
  14. Car / Truck talk
    Anyone did this before, and how did you handle it? Later, Steve
  15. Suffolk County [Ranges]
    Fire is currently ongoing. Pickup truck on Fire. Hearing it is next to main building and it threatening the Propane tanks at this time. Hydrant feed is approx 2000' Middle Island and Ridge on scene at this time. No pics yet.
  16. Veterans and Military
    I believe NRATC posted a picture of this within the past week. here is the whole story on this new vehicle. The want is strong with this one. From Truck Yeah!: The US Marines have been planning up the "Ultra Heavy-Lift Amphibious Connector (UHAC) to replace their beach-storming hovercrafts...
  17. Long Island Crimes
    HEre ya go: Suffolk County Crime Stoppers is offering a cash reward of up to $5,000 for information that leads to an arrest. Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-220-TIPS. All calls will be kept confidential.
  18. Chit-Chat
    Anyone have a guy? I looking to sell or scrap a 96 ford full size van. Who gives top dollar? Its off the road and needs to be towed away. Added: I'm in south eastern Nassau
  19. Veterans and Military
    Not sure if somebody posted this already but if you find yourself at deer park tanger mall on weekends (12-4) don't miss a free ww ii vehicle display in what I would guess is a northeastern entrance to the mall. According to a vet at the entrance the display will be there until they open some...
  20. 4X4 -Enjoy the offroad! / CB Radio Area
    6ft vert wall climb from a stop. So friggin cool
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