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Old December 19th, 2007, 10:26 AM   #1
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Ford sucks, and here is SCIENTIFIC PROOF that they are liers.
http://www.phys.selu.edu/allain/proj...9f1377-25.html




...lets see what kind of "discussion" and flaming I get for this one.
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Old December 19th, 2007, 10:29 AM   #2
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Old December 19th, 2007, 10:32 AM   #3
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Ok and the chevy commercial of the Duramax pulling a frieght train is real. Come on it is a commercial.
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Old December 19th, 2007, 10:40 AM   #4
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that guy makes some terrible assumptions. With his assumptions, the plane would barely be able to stop itself.

but yes, it is a commercial. Next he'll pick at how a mustang should be able to go 450 mph... you know, assuming
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No rolling friction
A simple model for friction (that doesn't always work) that says Ffriction is less than or equal to a constant times the normal force.
No air resistance
The plane has no friction
The truck can apply the brakes hard enough to make the wheels lock up, but it has anti-lock brakes so it uses the maximum friction force possible.
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Old December 19th, 2007, 10:43 AM   #5
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What you don't have a vacuum large enough to get a mustang going 450mph?:tonka:
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Old December 19th, 2007, 10:59 AM   #6
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but what if the plane is on one of those moving sidewalk traveling exactly the same speed as the plane? Will it be able to stop

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Old December 19th, 2007, 11:01 AM   #7
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I am gonna try that over xmas break
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During the commercial, the truck rolls off the back of the plane. The tires are going the same exact speed of the plane when it hits the pavement. So the plane isn't actually traveling the 105mph as this person is saying. The tires of the truck do not chirp or smoke as one would think with the difference in speed between the tires and the ground. Plus, if the truck was going slower than the plane, once the trucks rear tires hit the ground, it would jerk the truck off the back of the plane.

It doesn't add up. And that didn't require any math.
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Old December 19th, 2007, 11:06 AM   #9
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Plus, if the truck was going slower than the plane, once the trucks rear tires hit the ground, it would jerk the truck off the back of the plane.
only if the driver had the brakes on....

it is a real demonstration... but edited
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Old December 19th, 2007, 11:07 AM   #10
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Sweet when you die can I have your snowboard and jeeps? :tonka:
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Old December 19th, 2007, 11:25 AM   #11
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only if the driver had the brakes on....
True.

But you would think that if there was a great difference in speed between the truck and ground, once the rear tires hit, it would mess up the drivetrain.
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Old December 19th, 2007, 11:31 AM   #12
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Old December 19th, 2007, 11:46 AM   #13
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Ok and the chevy commercial of the Duramax pulling a frieght train is real. Come on it is a commercial.
At least GM had the smarts to put a small disclamer on the bottom, Ford makes us think it can stop a plane by itself...

one thing that has bothered me is, how long is the runway, and how long did it take to stop it? My 2000 Chevy Malibu could stop a plane, too, if given enough room and time!
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Ok and the chevy commercial of the Duramax pulling a frieght train is real. Come on it is a commercial.
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and i am a ford fan, and i dont believe the commercial, but its just a commercial, just like the ones with the toyota tundra where they drop stuff off cliffs and it just stops and pulls it up no problem, or the one with the swinging beams and it just barely misses the truck, its all crap
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Old December 19th, 2007, 12:06 PM   #15
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At least GM had the smarts to put a small disclamer on the bottom, Ford makes us think it can stop a plane by itself...

one thing that has bothered me is, how long is the runway, and how long did it take to stop it? My 2000 Chevy Malibu could stop a plane, too, if given enough room and time!
Ok what about the ford commercial that pulls a loaded semi backwards after getting stuck under a bridge or trying to enter a tunnel. Dude pulls up hooks chains that were not even rated for that heavy of a load and pulls the semi backwards.
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Ok and the chevy commercial of the Duramax pulling a frieght train is real. Come on it is a commercial.
a train has "low rolling friction, despite it's heavy weight the steel wheel on the steel rail has very little friction. wwII jeeps pulled train cars all the time during the war.

I'm not claiming the chevy commercial is perfect, however a little more beleivable.

the worst is the toyota commercials with the brakes stopping the truck before it plunges into the canyon.
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a train has "low rolling friction, despite it's heavy weight the steel wheel on the steel rail has very little friction. wwII jeeps pulled train cars all the time during the war.

I'm not claiming the chevy commercial is perfect, however a little more beleivable.

the worst is the toyota commercials with the brakes stopping the truck before it plunges into the canyon.
I always wondered how many trucks and drivers toyota went through with previous takes on those commercials.
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the worst is the toyota commercials with the brakes stopping the truck before it plunges into the canyon.
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Old December 19th, 2007, 12:16 PM   #19
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Ok what about the ford commercial that pulls a loaded semi backwards after getting stuck under a bridge or trying to enter a tunnel. Dude pulls up hooks chains that were not even rated for that heavy of a load and pulls the semi backwards.
They did use disclaimers on those commercials, but the new ones are just misleading the consumers, no disclaimers.

I agree that common sense has to be used when seeing these, but Ford just makes it feel like the American Consumer has no common sense and believes that we are all stupid.
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I always wondered how many trucks and drivers toyota went through with previous takes on those commercials.
I would almost guarantee that the "runway" was cgi into the canyon landscape.
hardly seems the insurance policy and environmental issues with the truck crashing would create more problems and waste more money than doing it cgi.
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