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Discussion in 'General Station Wagon Discussions' started by Grizz, Feb 13, 2017.

  1. Poison_Ivy

    Poison_Ivy The crazy kid in the sandbox

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    Over here, Diesel Semis tank at their own designated pumps. I've never bothered to go over there and peek at what they pay, because I never owned a Diesel-powered vehicle, until lately. How selfish of me:nailbiting: Shippers, over here, get their feathers ruffled quite quick, if they were to get gouged like that
     
  2. Grizz

    Grizz Are we there yet???

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    I’ve been slipping lately. Here’s a few, Toyota I think?: 4FCEBAE7-292B-409B-9CDE-7012E0C899DF.jpeg a couple panels: 0E208743-9457-491C-AE1A-A5EFBAB9F01E.jpeg A256158F-BB73-4253-9588-41D28D440B09.jpeg this one has some unique features: FF46ACAA-36DD-467F-87C7-985AEC6A7320.jpeg and finally a good one, not really a station wagon but it’s close enough: 3F54F9D1-C2E4-4387-B8DC-7DC021B984A5.jpeg C750DA87-C7A4-40AD-A8CB-0F01B4B275F9.jpeg animal sounds?! A64461A1-347E-4166-9B14-94203DABFF2E.jpeg
     
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    OldFox Curmudgeon

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    I pulled under an overpass on 65 just outside of Louisville during a rainstorm to put some stuff from the truck bed into the cab. In the process, my money clip with $750 slipped out of my pocket. Didn't discover it until 3 hours later. Went back on the way home but never found it. Probably still there somewhere. I had stopped at a drive-up window to grab a burger and my seat belt must have prevented it from going all the way into my pocket.
     
  4. Poison_Ivy

    Poison_Ivy The crazy kid in the sandbox

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    I just stick my bill wad into my pocket. That way, there's no clip to hang onto something. That sucks, of course. But, it's better to learn with only 750 than with ten times that
    I would like some Duck, Sire. Do they make control panels representing Manimals too?
     
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    Grizz Are we there yet???

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    Oooohhhh nooooo.... that’s a terrible feeling. Sorry man. But the universal energy balances out because whoever found that is equally ecstatic. But again whomever found that probably blew it all on whatever self destructive substances that led them under that bridge in the first place.
     
  6. Silvertwinkiehobo

    Silvertwinkiehobo "Nothing is foolproof as fools are ingenious."

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    Did you check with the State, see if a highway crew turned it in? There may be those struggling to make ends meet, but I find that they are a bit more honest.
     
  7. Poison_Ivy

    Poison_Ivy The crazy kid in the sandbox

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    Not when they take your reefer bag away
     
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    101Volts Well-Known Member

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    Diesels tend to get higher fuel mileage, though, which offsets the extra cost. However, over here in America the Cetane rating's "40 Minimum" and I'm sure it's at least 48 but more likely to be 50 or higher where you live. I use fuel additives to fix this Cetane issue.
     
  9. Poison_Ivy

    Poison_Ivy The crazy kid in the sandbox

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    I've never heard of Cetane. Over here, you could run your Diesel on home-heating oil which shouldn't contain the additives used for motor vehicle needs, if even needed. If you get caught, though, it's expensive. The older the car, the higher the fine. They do offer a more expensive Diesel fuel. But, I don't know why it's supposedly better and which vehicles require it, if at all.
    Still, just because a certain engine gets better milage than an other design, it doesen't justify skimming off as much profit, in order to render both engines equally disadvantaged. That would certainly get me turned off from choosing a Diesel-powered vehicle, knowing that I'm getting ripped off at the Diesel pump
     
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    101Volts Well-Known Member

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    Cetane refers to how quickly the fuel ignites; the higher the number, the quicker it ignites.

    The price here is about 12% higher than the cheapest Gasoline; the price varies from one state to another.
     
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    Grizz Are we there yet???

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    Got some more. The upside to this crusher bound wagon is that the interior was all gone so hopefully it went into another wagon 1DA3A931-4A57-42D9-8F39-16FB11932D6B.jpeg this one was fine dining at Mickey D’s. 4AB6F042-F130-4BB5-B237-21A22A0378A3.jpeg 00EE913C-1CDA-46BF-B880-8B66F62646CD.jpeg And finally I only got one shot of this classic because someone came out and started hollering at me. The lengths I go to briefly entertain you people 2CCEEEF7-8F1D-4E7C-9B92-34924ECBF88D.jpeg
     
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    Poison_Ivy The crazy kid in the sandbox

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    That's weird. Why would anyone get paranoid about someone filming their wagon? Maybe, the guy's jealous about someone arousing themselves with the images or something
     
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    Grizz Are we there yet???

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    Been staking this one for a while. The kids play at the park on the other side of the tree row, that’s when I first spotted it. It used to have a few cars parked in front of and I could never get a good shot from the street without going back there. The current resident doesn’t look to friendly so I never did. Looks like it might be missing a motor... D270843A-80FF-457C-81BB-0C450597763F.jpeg
     
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    OrthmannJ Hillbilly Deluxe

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    Long distance surveillance shot!
     
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    Poison_Ivy The crazy kid in the sandbox

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    The new resident might be running a chop shop
     

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