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MOHAA
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MOHAA   1/12/2013 2:16:39 AM
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I would go for either Richard Wagner's Ride of the Valkyrie, or Johnny Cash's Ghost riders in the Sky

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david_ballo   1/12/2013 1:37:32 AM
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My 2012 Plug-in Prius already does this. It is a strange, UFO-like noise :-). I believe all current Prius models have it.

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johnspeth   1/12/2013 12:48:13 AM
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I vote Jetson sounds too!

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eBum   1/12/2013 12:38:39 AM
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I kinda like Chitty Chitty Bang Bang, myself.

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RxM   1/11/2013 11:55:42 PM
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Seems to me the cheapest solution is to glue old playing cards to the tire rims so that they smack something as the wheel turns. A variation of this worked on my bike when I was a kid. ...although I would still run into people occasionally ;-)

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Brian Fuller2   1/11/2013 7:41:30 PM
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Yes, but only if you have a subwoofer in the back that prompts your car to do a wheelie... ; )

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DR J   1/11/2013 6:58:53 PM
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It's about time to implement the Jetson noise for the Jetson's style levitating vehicles.

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Tom_nickname   1/11/2013 9:09:38 AM
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Will there be an exemption if you drive with the car stereo turned up really loud?

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bartvk   1/11/2013 8:01:59 AM
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I would choose the sound of ocean waves pounding on rocks.

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Brian Fuller2   1/11/2013 12:58:27 AM
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Bert, you're absolutely correct. And re-reading the NHTSA reduction estimate quote, they see the reduction over the life of the various models... which ends up being a very small number on a year-by-year basis.

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