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Old 02-14-2012, 01:35 PM
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Default $5 a gallon gas by June ... and I was planning to drive to NARAM

Well folks,

This will really be bad for our economy and travel plans this summer. Electric vehicles are a HOAX! They were first tried at the turn of the 20th Century and now at the turn of the 21st Century and they are still crap. Chevy Volt gets about 19 miles on a charge ... here is the video proof of that:

http://nation.foxnews.com/chevy-vol...ke-electric-car

As for the $5/gal gas, here is a link to that:

http://www.mcall.com/business/mc-ga...story?track=rss

So has air powered engines been discussed? I know there is a British manufacture of compressed air cars, and they do work! Thing is, there is a small gas motor that continually compresses a pressure tank to power the engine, so there is no getting away from burning Dino-Juice!

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Old 02-14-2012, 01:45 PM
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Tesla Motors has a very good, but very expensive, electric-only Roadster, but it gets over
300 miles on a charge. They're coming out this year (I believe) with a Sedan that's a bit
more reasonable in price and they've just announced an SUV type crossover. Electric
motorcycles are a growing trend and those (Zero Motorcycles, Brammo, and others) look
really nice. If I rode 'cycles I would look at buying one.

A loooong time ago there was a TV show called "Beyond 2000" and in one of those shows
they previewed a British-made steam-powered car that ran on propane. Looked really
great but I never heard about it again. I even wrote to the show about the car because I
wanted to buy or build one myself, but never heard back.

My Toyota Prius that I bought in 2010 is really great on gas mileage, getting around 48 mpg
on a reglar basis. It's much better than my F-150 (but I still like the truck better). With my
wife driving to Houston from San Antonio almost every weekend we're saving a bundle in
gas costs. Of course we still have to buy gasoline, but 48mpg is a lot better than 20mpg.
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Old 02-14-2012, 02:20 PM
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Some BLOWHARD always touts nonsense about $5/gal gasoline by xxxx date every year for the last 5+ years.
Alarmists that perpetuate the same nonsense serve no valid purpose buying into the baloney.
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Old 02-14-2012, 03:16 PM
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Some BLOWHARD always touts nonsense about $5/gal gasoline by xxxx date every year for the last 5+ years.
Alarmists that perpetuate the same nonsense serve no valid purpose buying into the baloney.


Would those be the same people that believe in Bigfoot?
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Old 02-14-2012, 03:37 PM
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Yep...Bigfeet, UFOs, Abominable Snowmen, Little Green Men, Ghosts, and other Lunatic-Fringe NONSENSE.

Alarmist Propaganda.
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Jonathan
First, who ever told you that electric cars like the Volt would replace gas powered cars for long distance driving?


Second, oil companies are engaged in profiteering by manipulating the market, available refineries, and foreign sales.
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Yep...Bigfeet, UFOs, Abominable Snowmen, Little Green Men, Ghosts, and other Lunatic-Fringe NONSENSE.

Alarmist Propaganda.

Okay, just to be sure, we're on the same page here. Right?
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Old 02-14-2012, 05:26 PM
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Like a guy said awhile ago if we take our lunch to work every day and not eat out we will save more than enough money to pay for gas. I know I waste a lot of money than cry about high gas prices.
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So long as we are stupid enough to let them butt hump us, it isn't going to change!

They were making money hand over fist when the price was half what it is now. And the price per barrel hasn't changed that much in several years. There are to many people (like my sister) who drive 3 blocks to the store or post office...
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