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Old 06-19-2008, 03:06 PM   #11 (permalink)
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Old 06-19-2008, 03:08 PM   #12 (permalink)
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... the case of spray foam in your room
Too funny! Not a case, but a can that I still haven't used yet.
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Old 06-19-2008, 03:09 PM   #13 (permalink)
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Man how many years does that take?
Approximately two.
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Old 06-19-2008, 03:19 PM   #14 (permalink)
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You find yourself cursing when someone is behind you. Saying "SOB now I can't roll up to this stop sign going 10mph!"
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...you smile and wave at bicycle and scooter riders.
...you know how to convert a Geo Metro into an EV by transplanting forklift components...just from reading an online thread.
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Old 06-19-2008, 03:34 PM   #15 (permalink)
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You go the the gas station more often for snacks, soda and other needs more often than fuel..

I stopped the other night to pick up some milk on the way home, they always always ask if you have fuel.. I said nope, I should be able to get another 300 miles out of my 6 gallons thats left in the tank

The cashier didn't even think and just rang up my milk.. hopefully after i left it registers that 6 gallons at 300 miles is 50mpg..
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Old 06-19-2008, 03:40 PM   #16 (permalink)
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when your favorite fish in the world is a boxfish..

when you cant believe crysler/Dodge (the 80's econobox kings) best EPA rated car is only 32mpg..

when you look out at the cars in parking lots looking for that car that really looks like a great project car for areomods.
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Old 06-19-2008, 04:17 PM   #17 (permalink)
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I'm not an ecomodder, I don't know what DWL is.

I can tell you guys are because of the "Hypermiler" in your sig.

btw - what is "DWL"?
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Old 06-19-2008, 04:19 PM   #18 (permalink)
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88CRX, see: Glossary
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Old 06-19-2008, 04:35 PM   #19 (permalink)
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Thanks, i didn't even know about that.
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Old 06-20-2008, 12:22 AM   #20 (permalink)
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You cringe and shake your head when a commercial touts 32 MPG as being 'class leading "

You are more concerned with the underside of the car than the cars 0-60 time.

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