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When GM sells you a car nobody forces you to go to official GM technical service for repairs: there's always your local mechanic.

Allowing tinkering? Obviously they failed to protect their intellectual property.

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by A swedish kind of death on Sat Aug 15th, 2009 at 12:47:34 PM EST
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Of course, modern engines are encased and can only be diagnosed by plugging a computer to them...

The peak-to-trough part of the business cycle is an outlier. Carnot would have died laughing.
by Migeru (migeru at eurotrib dot com) on Sat Aug 15th, 2009 at 01:21:23 PM EST
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Migeru:
Of course, modern engines are encased and can only be diagnosed by plugging a computer to them...
...a computer which, of course, a company shop only has access to.

Never underestimate their intelligence, always underestimate their knowledge.

Frank Delaney ~ Ireland

by siegestate (siegestate or beyondwarispeace.com) on Wed Aug 19th, 2009 at 04:09:01 AM EST
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