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Takes No Damage
Nov 20, 2004

The most merciful thing in the world, I think, is the inability of the human mind to correlate all its contents. We live on a placid island of ignorance in the midst of black seas of infinity, and it was not meant that we should voyage far.




Grimey Drawer

Not mine, but I'm hoping someone can just explain the physics behind this one:

http://i.imgur.com/5SXSqIN.mp4

Does the car somehow drive up the back tire of the SUV and the rotational force combines and flips the car while leaving the SUV relatively unharmed?

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Zamujasa
Oct 27, 2010





Bread Liar

That's pretty much what happens; the rubber of tire rear end in a top hat grips the rubber of tire Bystander and you end up with a very sudden lurch upwards, where both tires are rotating. When rubber meets rubber, that sort of thing results.

buttcrackmenace
Nov 14, 2007

see its right there in the manual where it says


Grimey Drawer

also known as the Startled Cat Maneuver

Platystemon
Feb 13, 2012



This is why 24 Hours of LeMons (and most other races) require fenders.

mobby_6kl
Aug 9, 2009

"You are the best poster... do not let anyone say otherwise."


This is surprisingly common considering in dashcam videos considering how difficult it should actually be to pull off. Still, I have no idea how does this not happen several times per race in F1 and other open-wheel series.

wolrah
May 8, 2006
what?


mobby_6kl posted:

This is surprisingly common considering in dashcam videos considering how difficult it should actually be to pull off. Still, I have no idea how does this not happen several times per race in F1 and other open-wheel series.

I think modern crumple zones and such may be working against us on this one, with the minor overlap between the two vehicles on mostly non-structural areas. Add in the height difference between the vehicles and steering input turning the tire and it starts to make sense.

Totally agreed on open wheel, I am amazed when I see a pack of them running a coat of paint apart and somehow cars aren't just getting launched all over the place.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=w1gfvMidx7k

MikeyTsi
Jan 10, 2009



wolrah posted:

I think modern crumple zones and such may be working against us on this one, with the minor overlap between the two vehicles on mostly non-structural areas. Add in the height difference between the vehicles and steering input turning the tire and it starts to make sense.

Totally agreed on open wheel, I am amazed when I see a pack of them running a coat of paint apart and somehow cars aren't just getting launched all over the place.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=w1gfvMidx7k

It's because they know how to loving drive a car

Zero VGS
Aug 16, 2002
"It has gunfights and shit!"


Lipstick Apathy

Are there any wide-view dashcams that have a low-latency HDMI out? I'm trying to explore my options for a digital rear-view mirror, as I'm driving a van with the rear view blocked.

Sort of like a backup cam but higher quality that I can have on all the time.

Queen_Combat
Jan 15, 2011


Similar. If anybody finds a good always-on rear view camera, I'd take their recommendation.

chrisgt
Sep 6, 2011



My G1W-C has HDMI out with pretty good quality. I plugged it into my computer monitor once just for shits and giggles and was actually surprised.

Erwin
Feb 17, 2006



Zero VGS posted:

Are there any wide-view dashcams that have a low-latency HDMI out? I'm trying to explore my options for a digital rear-view mirror, as I'm driving a van with the rear view blocked.

Sort of like a backup cam but higher quality that I can have on all the time.

What you want to google is "wireless RV camera." I've heard good things about this system: http://www.hyndsightvision.com/

You can probably find wired options too.

STR
May 12, 2006

I thought I was a nice jester


e: you know what, nevermind. Just gonna say some rearview cameras aren't designed to be powered constantly.

STR fucked around with this message at 11:31 on Apr 19, 2017

Tomarse
Mar 7, 2001

Grr

Zero VGS posted:

Are there any wide-view dashcams that have a low-latency HDMI out? I'm trying to explore my options for a digital rear-view mirror, as I'm driving a van with the rear view blocked.

Sort of like a backup cam but higher quality that I can have on all the time.

I'm using amazons finest generic wireless backup cam/screen combo wired to ignition live in a van with the same issue. I've got it mounted where a normal rear-view mirror would be.

while quality isn't upto HDMI standards you don't really notice as you only ever glance at the screen while driving anyway. Its also quite nice wide-angle.

FBS
Apr 27, 2015





What's a good, basic, and free video editor for Windows 10? I want to put several clips together into one video and maybe add some text or basic shape overlays.

Cartoon
Jun 20, 2008

poop

FBS posted:

What's a good, basic, and free video editor for Windows 10? I want to put several clips together into one video and maybe add some text or basic shape overlays.
Windows Movie Maker. Oh you said good, drat it.

Scruff McGruff
Feb 13, 2007

Jesus, kid, you're almost a detective. All you need now is a gun, a gut, and three ex-wives.

Cartoon posted:

Windows Movie Maker. Oh you said good, drat it.

YouTube's built in editor's pretty good.

Hypnolobster
Apr 12, 2007

What this sausage party needs is a big dollop of ketchup! Too bad I didn't make any.


FBS posted:

What's a good, basic, and free video editor for Windows 10? I want to put several clips together into one video and maybe add some text or basic shape overlays.


Davinci Resolve is great

Takes No Damage
Nov 20, 2004

The most merciful thing in the world, I think, is the inability of the human mind to correlate all its contents. We live on a placid island of ignorance in the midst of black seas of infinity, and it was not meant that we should voyage far.




Grimey Drawer

It isn't especially user-friendly at first, but Shotcut is a free/open source video editor that you could use to slap together a couple of clips without too much hassle.

chrisgt
Sep 6, 2011



https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=j_3ZV1SJu9Q

This wasn't a student, was some old guy who probably had to sit through his kid's boring AF senior presentation or something. Stop signs are hard, apparently...

chrisgt
Sep 6, 2011



Hey looks, two posts in a row of the same drat intersection...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Relu07A75ME

chrisgt
Sep 6, 2011



This person would have had enough room to make the turn if they didn't slow down to a crawl half way through the turn...
Apparently I live in a black hole of people who can't look before making a turn.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oTvz4sBoXjg

The Locator
Sep 12, 2004

Out here, everything hurts.




Hair Elf

What the last three posts tell me is... You need a louder horn.

sleepy.eyes
Sep 14, 2007

Like a pig in a chute.


The one good thing about reddit is they have some good dashcam videos every once in while. Check out this dingus.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5G7HZrSz0sc

The Locator
Sep 12, 2004

Out here, everything hurts.




Hair Elf

One of those times when you really wish there was a cop around.

FBS
Apr 27, 2015





sleepy.eyes posted:

The one good thing about reddit is they have some good dashcam videos every once in while. Check out this dingus.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5G7HZrSz0sc

Why not drive around on the left at the earliest opportunity and put some distance between yourself and this rear end in a top hat?

Godholio
Aug 28, 2002

Does a bear split in the woods near Zheleznogorsk?


I'd like to think the owner of that cam drove straight to the local PD to get that rear end in a top hat off the roads, but

The Locator
Sep 12, 2004

Out here, everything hurts.




Hair Elf

FBS posted:

Why not drive around on the left at the earliest opportunity and put some distance between yourself and this rear end in a top hat?

Because crossing the double yellow and rear end in a top hat probably would have floored it to block you over there?

Geoj
May 28, 2008

BITTER POOR PERSON


Sitting there for upwards of a minute is a good way to get killed though. I was expecting someone to jump out of the Suburban shooting, or at the very least for the camera car to get deliberately rear-ended at the red light.

chrisgt
Sep 6, 2011



The Locator posted:

What the last three posts tell me is... You need a louder horn.

Yes, yes I do. Anyone know of a good all-in-one air horn setup that doesn't break the bank?

spog
Aug 7, 2004

It's your own bloody fault.


chrisgt posted:

Yes, yes I do. Anyone know of a good all-in-one air horn setup that doesn't break the bank?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0mQcGLpc8to#t=26s

The Locator
Sep 12, 2004

Out here, everything hurts.




Hair Elf

chrisgt posted:

Yes, yes I do. Anyone know of a good all-in-one air horn setup that doesn't break the bank?

http://www.ebay.com/itm/Vintage-Tyf...S-/292094078889

chrisgt
Sep 6, 2011



Language warning...
(yes, my car stalled... It doesn't run properly at idle)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Rwq7hYQr6r0

Shere
Mar 26, 2006

It's shrine maiden, not shrine maid!


Fallen Rib

I laughed when your car stalled mid honk.

It takes measures of common sense, forethought, and decency to not block an intersection which means there's bound to be some idiot trying to grandfather themselves into a green light whenever the situation presents itself.

I've had people honk at me for not blocking the box, and preventing them from doing so in turn.

chrisgt
Sep 6, 2011



Shere posted:

I laughed when your car stalled mid honk.

It was kind of embarrassing.... I need to pull the IACV off and clean it. I beat on it with a wrench last week and it ran fine for a while, now it doesn't idle again...

Shere posted:

I've had people honk at me for not blocking the box, and preventing them from doing so in turn.

I've had people honk at me for that and for not turning right on red when there was a big sign that said "NO RIGHT TURNS ON RED" accompanied with a red arrow...

thepaladin4488
Oct 28, 2010
Probation
Can't post for 12 days!


chrisgt posted:

Yes, yes I do. Anyone know of a good all-in-one air horn setup that doesn't break the bank?

I have another random Chinese version of these: https://www.amazon.com/Vixen-Horns-...C/dp/B014Q02CAA
They're not like, semi truck loud, but way louder than a normal disc horn, and have a much better "gently caress you" sound

Gothmog1065
May 14, 2009


So, read through the last few pages of this thread, and some stuff online. My wife just got t boned in an intersection (Yet she hit him somehow, guess she was driving sideways). We had a lovely dashcam but of course it got hot and fried. I've been waffling on these a bit, but I want to make sure I'm getting all the right stuff and some of the better stuff:

A119S
Polarizing film
Hardwire kit
SD Card

So the A119S is supposed to have the Sony CMOS sensor, which is supposed to be slightly better (Same price as the A119 so no reason not to). These seem to have issues with glare so I got the polarizing film with it. Then of course the hardwire kit to go directly into the fusebox and the 64GB SD card.

Any issues with these?

Chillyrabbit
Oct 24, 2012

The only sword wielding rabbit on the internet



Ultra Carp

Gothmog1065 posted:

So, read through the last few pages of this thread, and some stuff online. My wife just got t boned in an intersection (Yet she hit him somehow, guess she was driving sideways). We had a lovely dashcam but of course it got hot and fried. I've been waffling on these a bit, but I want to make sure I'm getting all the right stuff and some of the better stuff:

So the A119S is supposed to have the Sony CMOS sensor, which is supposed to be slightly better (Same price as the A119 so no reason not to). These seem to have issues with glare so I got the polarizing film with it. Then of course the hardwire kit to go directly into the fusebox and the 64GB SD card.

Any issues with these?

This website goes over with known issues about the camera, and a basic review worth a read. https://dashcamtalk.com/a119/#Known_problems

Gothmog1065
May 14, 2009


Thanks for that. It seems it's either that or the G1W, are there any other alternative cameras that are good? Price isn't a huge factor at this point, going to be using the money from the wreck to buy the new dash cam.

Heat resistance is big (so capacitors), and I would like good video quality.

Should I look outside of those two?

Queen_Combat
Jan 15, 2011


I have 2 a118-c cameras that have survived Phoenix summers. I bought the gps module for both.

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spog
Aug 7, 2004

It's your own bloody fault.


Gothmog1065 posted:

Thanks for that. It seems it's either that or the G1W, are there any other alternative cameras that are good? Price isn't a huge factor at this point, going to be using the money from the wreck to buy the new dash cam.

Heat resistance is big (so capacitors), and I would like good video quality.

Should I look outside of those two?

Mobius

(I really should get sponsored by these guys)

Also, look here:
http://www.techmoan.com/what-is-the-best-dashcam/

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