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      05-24-2008, 01:54 PM   #45
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You have lines at gas stations? WTF?
yep.. theres a shell in the diamond bar/walnut area and the prices are usually 3.99 or 4.00 for premium and there are ALWAYS lines there
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      05-24-2008, 01:57 PM   #46
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I am not sure the economy will get boosted when Ford/GM/Chrysler have SUV's and minivans sitting on the lots and taking huge losses.

Massive job losses coming in the automobile industry if things don't turn around soon. This will ripple to parts suppliers, tire manaufacturers, and home sales as well.
try selling 100k Range Rovers.....my pay has been almost cut in half seriously considering a career change its rough who wants something that get 18mpg on the highway
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      05-24-2008, 02:10 PM   #47
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yep.. theres a shell in the diamond bar/walnut area and the prices are usually 3.99 or 4.00 for premium and there are ALWAYS lines there
damn....4 bucks for premium?? it's 4.27 here in anaheim hills. definitely worth the drive.
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      05-24-2008, 02:19 PM   #48
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You can tell alot of people here have never been to TX. Were I live its a bunch of trailer park rednecks driving there jacked up trucks and suv's wearing wife beaters and creased ball caps.
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You can tell alot of people here have never been to TX. Were I live its a bunch of trailer park rednecks driving there jacked up trucks and suv's wearing wife beaters and creased ball caps.
be careful man....your statement might cause a new world war
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      05-24-2008, 03:07 PM   #51
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try selling 100k Range Rovers.....my pay has been almost cut in half seriously considering a career change its rough who wants something that get 18mpg on the highway
They need a diesel Range Rover, I have had several double R's and loved them.
My GL320 CDI got almost 27 MPG on a trip to Laguna last week.
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      05-24-2008, 03:08 PM   #52
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Bigger tank about 28 gal or 33 gal depending on the model. I pay about the same but in smaller installments. My gas tank is only like 16 gallons and my total is like $65. It's hitting us all.
but you have a 65k plus car and when you have that kind of cash for a car you should never have to worry about money for gas or you would have bought something cheaper and more efficent.
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      05-24-2008, 03:28 PM   #53
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Guys, stop worrying. Gas will not go past $12 bucks a gallon and it'll stay like this for a very long time... so in a few years... it won't seem so bad. Enjoy your SUVs.

I think when it hits $12 I can just start putting Jack Daniels in the tank.
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what is it with all this super hate towards SUV's? Once we go hydrogen in the near future there's no reason to hate them, and this comment about SUVs being mostly driven by latinos with big rims? are you twelve years old?
We burn coal to make hydrogen (<--takes a lot of electricity to make too). So, this and ethanol (400lbs of corn to make 25 gal of ethanol) is not the answer.

Oh well...
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try selling 100k Range Rovers.....my pay has been almost cut in half seriously considering a career change its rough who wants something that get 18mpg on the highway
Funny you say that, my parents just bought one..lol

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They need a diesel Range Rover, I have had several double R's and loved them.
My GL320 CDI got almost 27 MPG on a trip to Laguna last week.
diesel is way more expensive now, i doubt we would see a diesel RR anytime soon..
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I think you're going to see people use public transportation a lot more before, buying mopeds/bikes, riding bicycles like they do europe, walking more, less vacation travel with vehicles.

We complain about prices here, but they've been much worse in europe, which is the reason they tend to avoid driving for no reason.

I'm not about to spend my time googling electric powered vehicles, but they seem to be the next best alternative to me. Plug into the wall, charge up, and go.
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      05-25-2008, 02:49 PM   #57
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It's not about how much it cost to fill a tank, it's about the size of the tank and how far you can drive on that tank fill
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im one of the few who wont mind gas prices going up. i take the T to work and hate traffic and SUV's. so now when i drive there will be less traffic and SUV's on the road, and i will gladly pay the extra money for that privelidge which isn't even a big deal since i don't drive that much besides weekends.

hopefully people who cant afford to own a huge car and drive it constantly will finally stay the fvck off the road or buy a prius, one of hte most easily burnable cars on the road.

hell i hope it goes up to 10 bills a gallon. stay home people! the road is MINE.
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      05-27-2008, 02:40 PM   #59
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im one of the few who wont mind gas prices going up. i take the T to work and hate traffic and SUV's. so now when i drive there will be less traffic and SUV's on the road, and i will gladly pay the extra money for that privelidge which isn't even a big deal since i don't drive that much besides weekends.

hopefully people who cant afford to own a huge car and drive it constantly will finally stay the fvck off the road or buy a prius, one of hte most easily burnable cars on the road.

hell i hope it goes up to 10 bills a gallon. stay home people! the road is MINE.
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(and they've driven mostly by latinos with those huge rims, WTF???)................as for me, I only drive my E90 on weekends, the rest of the week I drive my corolla..........
You must be a very smart person, only smart people make this comments.
CONGRATULATIONS!!!!!
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You must be a very smart person, only smart people make this comments.
CONGRATULATIONS!!!!!
Thanks, but I hope you are not being sarcastic..............Like I said before, I was not intentionally stereotyping people..............
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