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Old 03-29-2008, 11:55 AM   #1
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fuelling her up eh?

holy crap the price of gas has hit a 1.20 a litre here 3.89 litres to the american gallon what are you paying south of the canuk border? how much is deisel? i cant even fill a gallon can anymore for 5 bucks! this is beginning to play a major downer in the bus hobby community, never mind the hot rodding soon we will all have kenetic busses with alot of pedals!
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Old 03-29-2008, 12:50 PM   #2
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Vegie OIL
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Old 03-29-2008, 09:39 PM   #3
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filled up my diesel vw golf today @ 4.09/gallon. It was as high as $4.19 the past week. Gasoline is almost $1/gallon cheaper.

i did notice that kerosene is cheaper then diesel. one of the new gas stations in town has biodiesel, not sure what percentage. I looked at that the other day, but it's over $8/gallon. What's the point in that? They also have off road diesel about 30 or so cents cheaper than regular diesel...thought about putting a couple 5 gallon cans in the back of my car and filling those at the station with dyed fuel then putting them in my car when i got home.
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Old 03-29-2008, 10:32 PM   #4
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Whats the difference between regular diesel and off-road diesel?
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Whats the difference between regular diesel and off-road diesel?
road tax!

it's exactly the same fuel, except the off road diesel has a red dye added to it so the lawman can "check your tanks" to see if you're using off road diesel when you're on the street.
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Old 03-30-2008, 03:41 AM   #6
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i have never ever been checked for marked fuel in a vehicle but i blew up a hodaka on jet fuel its looking like gas is cheaper than deisel here too how much for french fries?
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What's a hodaka? Sounds like some kind of sushi -- must have been painful.

Kerosene = jet fuel = diesel = home heating oil = the solvent in WD40 = .... Well, there are differences, but only minor ones. Gasoline, on the other hand, is an utterly different substance.

When Graig Breedlove made his famous 675 MPH U-turn in the Black Rock Desert, he was burning gasoline in a jet engine. Do NOT try this on an overseas flight!
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They also have off road diesel about 30 or so cents cheaper than regular diesel
I tried to pump that stuff a few years ago at a pay at the pump but apparently your card has to be authorized by the fuel station to purchase it.
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The fines for running un-taxed fuel on public roads are HUGE.
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Old 03-31-2008, 08:06 PM   #10
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yes they are huge and the dye does not leave the fuel system for a long time. hodaka? a japanese motorcycle that was built in japan and assembled in oregon until 1978 or so had bikes that were called road toad combat wombat dirt squirt etc sure pulled the revs till she blew on that avgas!
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