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Old 03-17-2015, 11:37 PM   #231
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We found out that in Oregon they will pump your gas but will not wash your windows. Still not quite like the old days. Loren
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Old 03-17-2015, 11:38 PM   #232
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Didn't have anything to do with keeping folks employed or big business. It was about convenience. In Oregon we pay less per gallon of gas than our surrounding states (tax). I still notice the folks that dislike someone pumping fuel are from other states. WE like it and we're keeping it.



Here's a map of gas taxes. I like pumping my own and I'm keeping it.....lol
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We found out that in Oregon they will pump your gas but will not wash your windows. Still not quite like the old days. Loren
I hope they do the windshield.
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Old 03-18-2015, 01:39 AM   #234
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Here's a map of gas taxes.
Interesting: higher taxes than most states, including all the ones surrounding it, and among the highest gas prices in the country. Yeah, take advantage of that cruising range, but don't fill up in British Columbia instead - they make Oregon look cheap!
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Good evening everyone. We are in Pendleton Oregon tonight and on to Chilliwack tomorrow. The mileage took a 1.5 mpg hit today. The entire day on I84 we were driving directly into a 40 mph headwind. Semis were swaying like fish! The mileage was still respectable though at about 23.9 mpg.

I can smell Canada....
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I can smell Canada....
baglo farted.
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Yeah, I kinda teed that one up for you Jim.
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Yeah, I kinda teed that one up for you Jim.
You are too kind.
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Good evening everyone. We are in Pendleton Oregon tonight and on to Chilliwack tomorrow. .....
What's your path for traversing the Seattle traffic? Inquiring minds want to know; I have to do it in Sept.
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Good evening everyone. We are in Pendleton Oregon tonight and on to Chilliwack tomorrow. The mileage took a 1.5 mpg hit today. The entire day on I84 we were driving directly into a 40 mph headwind. Semis were swaying like fish! The mileage was still respectable though at about 23.9 mpg.

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Thanks for the daily mpg results. That's not that bad of a hit for a headwind like that. Air speed had to have been around 100 mph. Please keep the reports coming.
One unusual thing to check that you might not think of, is to check the trailer tire air pressure. Ours was higher than I wanted, leading me to think something was wrong the first day.
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