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Forum: General Fuel Topics 05-15-2006, 08:53 PM
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Posted By The Toecutter
lol Someone edited me.

lol

Someone edited me.
Forum: General Fuel Topics 05-14-2006, 11:04 PM
Replies: 142
Views: 6,019
Posted By The Toecutter
And you can thank people

And you can thank people like Anita Mangels for your current situation. Otherwise, you might be driving an EV right now. Many here would be driving EVs and so would millions of Americans, enough so...
Forum: General Fuel Topics 05-13-2006, 08:55 PM
Replies: 142
Views: 6,019
Posted By The Toecutter
Ok. I'll tone it down. Maybe

Ok. I'll tone it down.
Forum: General Fuel Topics 05-13-2006, 02:06 PM
Replies: 142
Views: 6,019
Posted By The Toecutter
The gas cap could have

The gas cap could have worked if the government wouldn't have been so lenient on the oil companies. I would have instilled a PROFIT cap of 4%. This could have brought prices down to roughly $2.20....
Forum: General Fuel Topics 05-02-2006, 11:04 PM
Replies: 142
Views: 6,019
Posted By The Toecutter
Maybe we'd be better off if

Maybe we'd be better off if someone had them all lined up and shot?

Ok, I'm half-joking. :evil:
Forum: General Fuel Topics 04-27-2006, 09:22 PM
Replies: 142
Views: 6,019
Posted By The Toecutter
I drive 50 in a 60. It sure

I drive 50 in a 60. It sure pisses people off, but I can't afford the gas costs associated with speeding, and that piece of crap Suzuki Sidekick I'm driving is a guzzler.
Forum: General Fuel Topics 04-26-2006, 08:07 PM
Replies: 142
Views: 6,019
Posted By The Toecutter
Quote:With the boomers

The current 'privatization' scheme pushed by our politicians isn't any better. Simply handing it over to Wall Street for a few corporate types to mismanage is going to create even more problems.

...
Forum: General Fuel Topics 04-24-2006, 10:14 PM
Replies: 142
Views: 6,019
Posted By The Toecutter
The politicians in

The politicians in Washington D.C. spent the social security money in the 1980s on bailing out the savings and loans industry, on bogus defense initiatives, and on all sorts of assorted corporate...
Forum: General Fuel Topics 04-24-2006, 06:57 PM
Replies: 142
Views: 6,019
Posted By The Toecutter
The U.S. economy has been

The U.S. economy has been running on borrowed time for years. The longer the inevitable is delayed, the worse it will crash.
Forum: General Fuel Topics 04-22-2006, 06:24 PM
Replies: 142
Views: 6,019
Posted By The Toecutter
Quote:I just heard from a

And that is why the oil companies don't want alternatives to take hold.

With America's cars accounting for 40% of the national oil consumption for their fuel alone, the oil industry wouldn't make...
Forum: General Fuel Topics 04-22-2006, 11:54 AM
Replies: 142
Views: 6,019
Posted By The Toecutter
This gas price situation is

This gas price situation is quite unfortunate for me. The more gas prices go up, the less money I have to put into my EV.

The irony just kills me.
Forum: General Fuel Topics 04-20-2006, 08:18 PM
Replies: 142
Views: 6,019
Posted By The Toecutter
We've already seen them

We've already seen them during Katrina. Adjusted for inflation during the peak of the 70s/80 fuel crisis, gas was like $2.90-3.03 adjusted for today's dollars, depending on the source cited, for...
Forum: General Fuel Topics 04-19-2006, 11:12 PM
Replies: 142
Views: 6,019
Posted By The Toecutter
$2.79 in St. Louis, $2.85

$2.79 in St. Louis, $2.85 nationwide.

I predict it will hit $3.30 in August of this year, more if there is a major disruption via hurricane, Iran, ect. If that happens, be ready for $4.

Next...
Forum: General Fuel Topics 04-17-2006, 07:16 PM
Replies: 142
Views: 6,019
Posted By The Toecutter
It is no coincidence these

It is no coincidence these industries and the government have stalled the electric vehicle and refuse to make any meaningful increases in fuel economy.

But this isn't the whole story. I'm sure...
Forum: General Fuel Topics 04-09-2006, 09:53 AM
Replies: 142
Views: 6,019
Posted By The Toecutter
Quote:You want a 80mpg car

For us Americans, unfortunately that is the only way to get one.

Europe has the Audi A2 TDi 3L, gets about 70 mpg, 0-60 mph in 14 seconds, top speed of 110, seats 4 adults, .26 drag coefficient....
Forum: General Fuel Topics 04-09-2006, 02:47 AM
Replies: 142
Views: 6,019
Posted By The Toecutter
The auto industry won't give

The auto industry won't give us the best they can, however.

Even in the 70s, we could have had 50-60 mpg midsize cars with powerful engines through adressing aerodynamic drag, but the auto...
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