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Unread postAuthor: MrCrowley » Fri Jun 13, 2008 4:49 pm

They already have pneumatic cars, running of nitrogen I think. I can't remember, some guy in France (sigh) invented one. Has 3 3000psi carbon fibre pressure tanks under the car which will only rupture in an accident, not shrapnel.

@jook13,
Yeah but it would be way cooler if the hybrid cars actually worked like a conventional spudding hybrid.

Eddbot wrote:1 US gallon = 3.78541178 liters
the euro is worth about 1.5 USD, so i think it's about even
(or worse, my math skills fall apart during summer break)

Maxus is paying $2.50USD a litre, that's $9.25USD a gallon, not even.
Same with spudfarm.
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Unread postAuthor: jon_89 » Fri Jun 13, 2008 4:52 pm

The thing that irritates me is when people complain about how high prices are but everytime they go up the gas station is full of people buying gas.
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Unread postAuthor: jook13 » Fri Jun 13, 2008 4:52 pm

Yeah but it would be way cooler if the hybrid cars actually worked like a conventional spudding hybrid.


indeed, but doesnt a turbo or supercharger do that? I am not sure, I am not a mechanic
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Unread postAuthor: MrCrowley » Fri Jun 13, 2008 4:55 pm

The thing that irritates me is when people complain about how high prices are but everytime they go up the gas station is full of people buying gas.

Because people need petrol for their cars.

I complain about the prices of PVC, but I still buy it. Same story.

There was a survey here in NZ that asked the question:

If petrol rose to $5NZD a litre, would you change your driving habits?

Something like 80% of the people surveyed said they wouldn't.
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Unread postAuthor: hi » Fri Jun 13, 2008 5:07 pm

im currently working on a bike that has two seats, but only one petal. that way i can get around without using gas, the only problem is i havent found anyone willing to pedal for free.

gas is about $4.50 here. about $5 for diesel.

i was listening to something on the radio that farmers in my area are paying over $1000 a day for fuel. i'll bet some f those tractors dont even get 1 mile to the gallon...
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Unread postAuthor: blind909 » Fri Jun 13, 2008 5:21 pm

here in vegas it is 4.30 a gallon for regular, and 4.50 a gallon for deisel.
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Unread postAuthor: starman » Fri Jun 13, 2008 5:25 pm

$3.65 at Costco, about $3.80ish everywhere else. Upstate South Carolina...
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Unread postAuthor: Pyro Ninja » Fri Jun 13, 2008 7:07 pm

Did anyone realise that the crude oil prices will effect the price of plastics (plumbing parts) plus the prices for trucks to transport them.
We might have to buy stock pile of parts before the price spike :)
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Unread postAuthor: mark.f » Fri Jun 13, 2008 8:29 pm

$3.81 a gallon here (Louisiana). I'm not all that worried though because I'm going to be biking everywhere soon.
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Unread postAuthor: Carlman » Sat Jun 14, 2008 3:00 am

Today unleaded is at $1.55 / L

it takes me 60$ a week to run my car just for fuel and i get 100$ a week lol
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Unread postAuthor: SpudMonster » Sat Jun 14, 2008 3:25 am

Gas here in CA is at Sodomy and 9/10 cents a gallon.
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Unread postAuthor: Spitfire » Sun Jun 15, 2008 11:17 am

In SA we pay R10.23 a liter. Thats about 1.25USD a liter, 4.68$ a gallon.
And here i thought we paying waay above other countries for fuel
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Unread postAuthor: MaxuS the 2nd » Sun Jun 15, 2008 11:41 am

Pyro Ninja wrote:Did anyone realise that the crude oil prices will effect the price of plastics (plumbing parts) plus the prices for trucks to transport them.
We might have to buy stock pile of parts before the price spike :)


This is true, maybe we'll see more metal cannons. :P
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Unread postAuthor: starman » Sun Jun 15, 2008 12:28 pm

MaxuS the 2nd wrote:
Pyro Ninja wrote:Did anyone realise that the crude oil prices will effect the price of plastics (plumbing parts) plus the prices for trucks to transport them.
We might have to buy stock pile of parts before the price spike :)


This is true, maybe we'll see more metal cannons. :P


Unlikely in the US anyway.
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Unread postAuthor: trollhameran » Mon Jun 16, 2008 1:32 am

petrol is far to expensive in the UK, im trying to learn to drive and I cant afford to fill my car up lol

Definately need to invent a pneumatic car lol
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