Worst case of Wrong Forum I've ever seen!

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June 17, 2011 at 06:39:36
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I think we have a winner!

When I first read the subject line, I figured that I would be moving the post from the Office forum to the General Hardware fourm.

"Chip getting HOT is this normal?"

Then I read the text of the post...


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June 17, 2011 at 07:36:05

I removed it... I actually removed that already once and he reposted!


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June 17, 2011 at 07:43:26
Oh man, now nobody else can enjoy it!

For those that care, the OP wanted to know why the chip in his 2000 Chevy Tracker was getting so hot - even after he connected the correct wires to the MAF sensor per the instructions.

How he stumpled into the Office forum and thought he was in the right place boggles the mind.

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June 17, 2011 at 07:54:05
I think this is the second auto ( car truck )post in as many weeks.

Maybe an automotive forum is needed....lol....

Post go into google search ......so I have a feeling there are more post of the same nature headed this way....

Where oh where is my haynes manual.............

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June 17, 2011 at 08:45:55

I'll never understand what some people do in order to have these kinds of results :)


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June 17, 2011 at 15:59:31

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June 17, 2011 at 16:44:28

Guess I have to ban him... He's not getting the hint.


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June 18, 2011 at 05:01:23
Might be easier just to fix his truck for him.

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June 18, 2011 at 09:49:04

Haha, maybe, but then what about the next guy, and the next :)


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June 18, 2011 at 11:11:10
How he stumpled into the Office forum and thought he was in the right place boggles the mind.

Perhaps he is a travelling salesman and he uses his truck as a mobile office. That could explain it.


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June 18, 2011 at 17:28:13
Lol, who would use a pickup as a mobile office?!? More like a SUV.


Plus all he would need is a cigarette lighter converter to outlet to plug in the computer, and a battery. No need for a CPU chip under the hood. :)

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June 20, 2011 at 12:53:41
If you speak to any of the service techs at any car dealership they refer to the electronics in a car a the computer. So, the guy figures CN is a computer forum so they should be able to help him.

As far as posting in the wrong forum goes, that happens with a substantial percentage of posters here. I have mentioned more than once that there needs to be more clarification.

Things never change. Back in 1963 I worked for the City of Detroit as a switchboard operator at the Street Maintenance Dept. I received all manner of calls that were not related to Streets. When I politely tried to steer folks to the correct dept. the standard response was "ain't this the City of Detroit I'm callin?"

Dead horses, robbery in progress, neighbor problems, legal issues, you name it. So I am not surprised by what happens here.

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June 20, 2011 at 13:30:32
What I want to know is............if I overclock the chip in my car, will it go faster?

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June 20, 2011 at 18:10:14
Yes it will... same as chrome plating the wheel nuts, you can gain an extra 5mph. (Lowers the wind resistance)

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June 20, 2011 at 18:35:58
If I put traction bars, loud ( old wore out ) glass packs, and taller tires in the rear of my 1970 ford maverick with a 170 C.I.D. engine will it be able to run a sub 14 sec. quarter mile? <----- These are the kinds of people I grew up with. Guess that is why I almost always had the fastest car lol.


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